Category Archives: Buying First Home in Atlanta

Medlock Park–No Commute Emory Neighborhood

While Emory commuters from outside the Atlanta Perimeter are gathering their children and rushing to their cars, homeowners in placid Medlock Park are still snoozing, or enjoying a second cup of coffee. As North Decatur Road, the main conduit to … Continue reading

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Emory Point–Neighborhood Retail Addition

Construction for a new retail and mixed-use development called Emory Point has been developing during the past year along Clifton Road near Emory University and its opening has been anxiously anticipated. Emory Point complex is now open  and features an … Continue reading

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Winston Place–Featured Decatur Condo Complex

Several  features make condos and townhomes an attractive choice for home buyers.   Winston Place is a charming small complex conveniently located close to shopping, restaurants, and medical facilities like Emory and the VA hospitals. Winston Place is one of the … Continue reading

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Emory University Area Rental Outlook – 2013

The recent economic reality of plummeting home prices, increased foreclosures /short sales, and restrictive home loan requirements has changed the real estate landscape. Renting has become a popular option as public perception has been dramatically influenced by events of the … Continue reading

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Atlanta Rental Market–Investment Frenzy

It’s no secret that Atlanta and the surrounding area have endured a difficult real estate market during the past 4-5 years.  Atlanta has had one of the highest number of foreclosures and short sales in the country, but is experiencing … Continue reading

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Druid Hills Neighborhood near Emory University

Druid Hills is one of the most desirable Atlanta neighborhoods, located just a few miles from downtown Atlanta in unincorporated DeKalb County, and bordered by wide, curvy Ponce de Leon Avenue. The Historic Druid Hills neighborhood was originally developed in … Continue reading

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Emory Area Neighborhood–Medlock Park

The Medlock Park area is nestled between Scott Boulevard, North Superior Avenue and North Decatur Road in Decatur, Georgia.  Small well-kept bungalows and brick ranches predominate, with newer construction  interspersed.  Families and individuals are drawn to the neighborhood by affordable … Continue reading

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Atlanta Real Estate Outlook

Although the national housing market is showing some signs of recovery,  much of the Atlanta real estate market is still playing “catch up”. There are bright spots in certain areas of the City.  For Example, in-town neighborhoods like the Druid … Continue reading

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Why Do You Need a Property Manager?

You need a Property Manager for many of the same reasons you need a professional real estate agent.  To make your life easier. Realtors are licensed and knowledgeable about  State and Local laws that might affect your property.  For example, … Continue reading

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Will Home Mortgage Interest Deduction Survive?

The American Dream and home ownership have been partners for a long time. One of the cornerstones of our American housing policy has been the Home Mortgage Deduction, which has been in place since the inception of the tax code … Continue reading

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