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1643 Wade Ave Atlanta GA 303017 | Kirkwood Craftsman Home for Sale

Classic Craftsman Home for Sale in Kirkwood 1643 Wade Ave :: Atlanta, GA 30317 Proudly presented by the Nest Atlanta team at eXp Realty :: 404-205-8600 Nestled in Historic Kirkwood, this stunning Craftsman home is situated on a large level lot, offering gleaming hardwood floors, high ceilings and oodles of charm. Spacious living room with fireplace and custom built-ins opens into the dining and kitchen where you will find vibrant granite countertops, stainless appliances, a center island and easy access to the laundry room, half bath and the back deck. Upstairs you will find three bedrooms, including the dreamy master suite with trey ceilings, gas starter fireplace, a custom walk-in closet and well--equipped en suite with separate shower, double vanity and walk-in shower. From the master, you can also access one of the two front porches - it's the perfect place to unwind at the end of your day. If that's not enough, 1643 Wade Avenue also has a over-sized fenced yard that comes complete with a large back deck, established fruit trees and custom chicken coop! The 2-car garage offers additional space for storage and if you'd like, you could finish the attic for your very own home office or guest suite. If you decide to make this your new nest, you'll be able to hop on the bike path or walk to all the restaurants and events in Downtown Kirkwood, Welcome home! View more photos of this Kirkwood home >> Or call us at 404-205-8600 if you'd like to be one of the first to see it in person! More about 1643 Wade Avenue NE Bedrooms ::...

Ormewood Park Home Sales | Spring 2017

Ormewood Park Home Sales Update Spring 2017 Hello Neighbors!  Since Ormewood Park was named the Hottest Intown Atlanta Neighborhood of 2016, we wanted to keep close tabs on the Spring real estate market, so you'll know if it's the right time to buy or sell. Below you'll find the latest real estate market stats, a list of all the Ormewood Park homes that sold this year, just listed homes and a short video overview of the current market.  Enjoy!     Quick Sales Stats 19 homes currently under contract / pending 35 homes sold year to date Price range is $156,000 to $ Average sales price - $379,779 Median sales price - $362,000 Time to sell a home - 6 days (median) Range is 6 to 238 days, with an average of 27 days     Homes Sold YTD in Ormewood ADDRESS BEDS BATHS LIST SOLD DOM 1107 Moreland Pl 5 4 $649,900 $677,500 4 1045 Berne St 4 4 $679,900 $679,900 15 1149 Hall Ave 4 3 $619,000 $609,000 6 851 Gilbert St 4 2.5 $515,000 $540,000 5 952 Underwood Ave 3 2.5 $539,900 $520,000 102 1080 Mercer St 3 2.5 $499,900 $499,900 4 787 Essie Ave 3 2 $449,900 $469,000 3 695 Vernon Ave 3 2 $429,900 $458,500 6 1156 Vickers St 4 3 $499,900 $430,000 160 1012 Woodland Ave 3 2 $439,900 $430,000 3 1036 Sanders Ave 3 2 $400,000 $400,000 4 921 Moreland Ave 3 2.5 $399,900 $385,300 11 804 Woodland Ave 2 2 $359,900 $376,000 4 668 Siloam Ave 3 2 $349,900 $375,000 3 1386 Custer Way 3 2.5 $348,700 $371,373 238 887 Confederate Ave...

Candler Park Music Festival 2017

Candler Park Music Festival Located just down the street from Atlanta's Little Five Points district, the Candler Park Music Festival is almost here!  Every year, thousands of neighbors flock to Candler Park for some incredible music, food trucks and local brewskis.  Here's the scoop on one of Atlanta's most popular music festivals... WHEN June 2 - 3, 2017 4 PM to 11 PM on Friday 12 PM to 11 PM on Saturday (5K starts at 8:30 AM) WHERE Candler Park Located off of McLendon Ave in Atlanta, 30307 5K RUN & STROLL Kick off the festival at 8:30 AM with a charity run through Candler Park, Freedom Park and Little 5 Points, and earn your ice cold (breakfast) Terrapin Beer as your cross the finish line!  This is for a great cause and all proceeds benefit Atlanta ContactPoint, a local nonprofit focused on engaging children and adults through the power of play.  It's just $25 for the 5K Run and $15 to Stroll. MUSIC LINE UP Every year, the Candler Park Music Festival delivers and this year is no exception. Here's the music line up for 2017... CHELSEA SHAG JOE RUSSO’S ALMOST DEAD LAKE STREET DIVE MATISYAHU THE MARCUS KING BAND THE MOTET PIGEONS PLAYING PING PONG RAILROAD EARTH RIPE WEBSTER FOOD Love food trucks?  We do too!  This festival is Atlanta's largest gatherings of food trucks, offering everything from BBQ to Island Noodles, Mac & Cheese and Texas Tacos.   Of course, gluten-free and vegan options will be available! EVENT TICKETS General Admission: $25 for all attendees over 12 years of age.  Under 12 admitted free with adult ticket-holder. VIP Tickets ::...

Virginia Highland Summerfest | June 2017

Virginia Highland Summerfest One of Intown Atlanta's very best festivals is almost here! Virginia Highland Summerfest is celebrating it's 34th year of art, music, food and fun for the whole family. along the tree-lined streets of Virginia Avenue (between North Highland and Park Drive).  Get the full scoop on the 2017 festival... WHEN June 3 and 4, 2017 10 am to 11 pm on Saturday (artist's market closes at 6:30 pm) 11 am to 6 pm on Sunday WHERE VAHI Summerfest 2017 is runs along the tree-lined streets of Virginia Avenue (between North Highland Avenue and Park Drive) and includes John Howell Park. 5K ROAD RACE & TOT TROT One of Atlanta's favorite road races, the Summerfest 5K takes you through the winding, tree-lined streets of Virginia Highland. The 5K Race starts at 8 AM on Saturday and is now an official AJC Peachtree Road Race qualifier. All participants also receive a 2017 Summerfest t-shirt. At 9:15 AM, the Tot Trot begins on the lawn on John Howell Park and kids under 7 are able to run, walk (or crawl) to the finish line! Each child participating in the Tot Trot receives a t-shirt and ribbon. ** The Virginia Highland 5K Race tends to sell ou, so register asap ($35 per person) at active.com. For the Tot Trot, you can register at the park on the day of the race ($10). ARTIST MARKET Summerfest always has the best artists market! You'll find everything from painting to textiles, photography, wood, jewelry and mixed media. It is a juried event, featuring original artwork of 250+ artists from all over the Southeast. LIVE...

Oakhurst Bungalow for Sale | 133 W Hill St Decatur GA 30030

Searching for bungalows in Oakhurst or City of Decatur? Don't miss... 133 W Hill St in Decatur, GA 30030 Nestled in the heart of Oakhurst, this bungalow is filled with gleaming hardwood flooring, open light-filled rooms and oodles of charm. You'll love all the living space it has to offer, from the front living room to the sunroom/office, TV room and large family room with a view of the eat-in kitchen and private fenced backyard with large stone patio.       The kitchen boasts stainless appliances, vibrant granite countertops, center island and plenty of storage/counter space. The family chef will definitely give it two thumbs up!  View more photos of 133 W Hill Street.     Down the hall, you will find two bedrooms and a bath. The master retreat is situated upstairs with large en suite. This home is move-in ready with a freshly painted interior and refinished hardwoods, but is ideal for those of you that want to make a few updates that reflect your personal style.       . If you decide to make this your new "nest", you'll be steps away from McKoy Park and all the restaurants, festivals and events in the Oakhurst Village. You will also be in the award-winning City of Decatur school system and minutes away from Emory, CDC and Downtown Decatur. Welcome home! . View more photos of this bungalow >>   Or call us today at 404-205-8600 if you'd like to be one of the first to tour 133 W. Hill Street!  . . . More about 133 W. Hill St in Decatur, GA Bedrooms :: 3...

Atlanta Open Houses this Weekend | LAKESIDE HS District

Open Houses in the Lakeside High School District This weekend - May 20 and May 21, 2017     Homes in the Lakeside High School district are always in high demand.  If you are just starting your home search and want to get a better understanding of what's on the market and what you'll get for your hard earned dollar, we highly recommend visiting some open houses.  Below you will find all the Atlanta open houses this weekend in the Lakeside HS district, including our featured home at 2920 Briarcliff Road!   Featured Home :: 2920 Briarcliff Road     This pristine brick home will be open from 3:00 to 5:00 pm on Sunday, May 21st. You'll love the large lot, 2-car garage and spacious open living spaces. Separate living room with fireplace opens to dining room and kitchen. Bright and cozy family room along the back of the house overlooks the private, fully fenced backyard.  This home has been lovingly maintained and it shows!  Hope you can join Amy Long and the Nest Atlanta team on Sunday, but if you'd like a private tour of the home, just call us at 404-205-8600. .    All the Open Houses in the Lakeside HS District « 1 of 0 » Real Estate IDX Powered by iHomefinder       Want to see more open houses this weekend?     Search 30345 Open Houses     30329 Open Houses     All Atlanta Open Houses (300 homes are open this weekend!)     Brought to you by the Nest Atlanta Real Estate Group at eXp Realty.  For more information about Lakeside HS...

Grant Park BBQ Festival

PICK'N IN GRANT PARK BBQ FESTIVAL After more than 20,000 people attended last year, the Grant Park Conservancy is pleased to announce that the Pick'n in Grant Park BBQ Festival is back again for another great year. This action-packed two-day festival in Historic Grant Park was designed to bring the community together and help raise funds to support the work of the Grant Park Conservancy. Here's the full line up this year: Date >> May 12 & 13, 2017 Location >> Grant Park :: 840 Cherokee Ave SE | 30308 Just one mile outside of Downtown Atlanta. It's the oldest city park and one of the largest, most beautiful green spaces in Atlanta. BBQ Competition Teams of two will keep watch over their pits all day - and overnight - in Grant Park. Teams will be cooking ribs, chicken, and pork. Samples won't be served duing the competition, some of the BBQ teams may serve up some goodies when the competition closes on Saturday afternoon. Not too worry though, as you will be able to find plenty of traditional BBQ from local restaurants and brewskis during the event! Artists Market Stroll through the artist market for unique gifts, services and home decor Live entertainment Music from some of the best in the Southeast, including Whisky Gentry, Non Stop Blues Band, Higher Choir and Savoy Kings - just to name a few! Kids Zone Great for the whole family! Getting there Parking is a little scarce in Grant Park.  There will be parking along Cherokee Avenue, Park Avenue, Atlanta Avenue, Berne Street and Sydney Street, but your best bet is to take Uber, Lyft...

Kirkwood Spring Fling | Atlanta Festival and Tour of Homes

One of our favorite Atlanta Festivals and Home Tours is just around the corner... Kirkwood Spring Fling May 20 - 21, 2017 :: Bessie Branham Park in Historic Kirkwood . The Spring Fling in Kirkwood gets bigger and better every year and we are so excited about this year's line up of music and homes that are on the tour! The festival is on Saturday, May 20th in Bessie Branham Park (about 1 - 2 blocks away from Downtown Kirkwood) and the Tour of Homes runs all weekend.  Here's the full line up of events and activities: . .. 5K Road Race The 5K fun run kicks off the festival at 8:30 am on May 20th at the Kirkwood library (Hosea Williams Drive and Kirkwood Road). Pets and strollers are welcome as you run / walk by all the historic homes and tree lined streets of this oh-so-charming Intown neighborhood.  Sign up here for the race. . .. Spring Fling Festival  The 5K race ends at Bessie Branham Park and the Fling begins!  From 10 am to 8 pm, you'll be able to stroll down Kirkwood Rd, Norwood and Ridgeddale Road and view all the local artisans and restaurants.  Live music and the kids area are all happening in the center of the park, so once you're done browsing, you can wander into the park. . . Blue Ribbon BBQ Cook-off On Saturday, there is also a BBQ showdown and you can buy a spoon and start sampling at 12:30 pm until the food runs out!  Learn more about this competition. . . Music Line Up at the K'wood Fling......

2920 Briarcliff Rd NE Atlanta GA 30329 | Briarcliff Heights Home for Sale

Searching for homes in Briarcliff Heights and Lakeside HS district? Don't miss... 2920 Briarcliff Rd NE :: Atlanta, GA 30329 Situated on a large lot, this pristine brick home is nestled far from the tree-lined road. It's your own private oasis! The front patio invites you inside where you will find open, light-filled rooms and gleaming hardwood flooring. The large living room opens into the dining room and kitchen, so it's ideal for entertaining. View more photos of 2920 Briarcliff Rd NE >> A bright and cheerful kitchen boasts stainless steel appliances, vibrant granite countertops, a breakfast bar and easy access to the 2-car garage. Along the back of the home is a spacious family/sun room with fireplace, plantation shutters, and access to the large deck and private, fully fenced backyard. On the main level, you'll find three bedrooms and 1.5 bathrooms. The dreamy master suite is upstairs and offers a spacious en suite with double vanity, glass shower and huge master closet. There is an additional room off the closet that could be finished for an even bigger master closet or a home office. A large laundry/utility room is also conveniently located upstairs. If you decide to make this your new "nest", you'll be minutes away from Emory University, the interstate, popular restaurants and plenty of shopping. You'll also be in the top-ranked Lakeside HS district. Welcome home! . Learn more about 2920 Briarcliff Road >> Or call us at 404-205-8600 with your questions or to schedule an appointment.  . . Just Listed Homes in Lakeside High School District $1,295,500 2373 Sagamore Hills Drive Decatur, GA 30033 6 Beds 5...

Ormewood Park Home Sales Report 2016

Ormewood Park Home Sales & Real Estate Report 2016 (January - December) ::  Brought to you by Nest Atlanta It was a record breaking year for Ormewood Park!  Not only were homes flying off the shelves, home values rose faster than we've seen in more than a decade. Without question, this is the hottest neighborhood for rising home values Intown.  If you are a proud owner of a home in Ormewood Park, please read the Homes Sales Report below and then give yourself a pat on the back for investing in this fabulous neighborhood! . Overivew of the 2016 Ormewood Park Real Estate Market  HOMES SOLD  A total of 115 single family homes sold in 2016.  This is comparable to 2015 when 120 homes sold.  The demand for Ormewood Park homes is stronger than ever, but current residents love all that's happening in the neighborhood and aren't moving! We're forecasting that this inventory shortage will continue throughout 2017. ORMEWOOD HOME PRICES We saw another HUGE (and we mean HUGE) increase in the average single family home sales price this quarter, at $359,270 .  That's a $66,000 INCREASE from 2015.  Out of all the Intown Atlanta neighborhoods we recently surveyed, Ormewood Park had the highest year over year increase -- 25.5%! To put this in perspective, let's say that you purchased a $3000,000 home in Ormewood Park a year or two ago.  If you decided to sell it today, there is a good chance that your home is now worth about $400,000. Definitely worthy of a happy dance, right? A few more interesting nuggets: In 2016,  home sales ranged in price from $123,000 to $675,000, with the median sales price at $351,500....

How HOT is Your Atlanta Neighborhood?

Home values are rising all around town, right? But are you in the HOTTEST Atlanta neighborhood? Everywhere you go people are talking about Intown Atlanta homes selling like hotcakes with multiple offers and at prices we'd only dreamed of.  It's easy to see that home values are rising like crazy... but by exactly how much? We researched 16 popular Atlanta neighborhoods, from Grant Park to Brookhaven to find out how much the average home sales price rose from 2015 to 2016. Take a peek at the list below to see how quickly single family home prices are increasing... and if you are in the hottest Atlanta neighborhood! . Comparison of Home Values by Atlanta Neighborhood Average Sales Price :: Percentage Increase from 2015 to 2016 And the winner is…. Ormewood Park takes home the gold with a 25.5% increase in the average home sales price from last year.  W-O-W! Next on the list was Edgewood with a 20% increase and then East Atlanta (full 30316 zip code) with a 17.8% increase in home prices between 2015 and 2016.  Right behind East Atlanta was Kirkwood and Midtown (30308) with a 13.8% and 14.4% increase, respectively. BIG CONGRATS to all of you who own homes in these super hot Atlanta neighborhoods! For a better understanding of the average sales price by neighborhood and the percentage increase year-over year, please see the chart below and/or scroll to the bottom of this article for detailed market reports on many of the Intown Atlanta neighborhoods. If there is an Atlanta neighborhood that we didn’t include that you would like to add in our next update, please let us know!  Also, if you are curious about your home’s current value,...

Nest Atlanta’s New Peeps

Over the last year, we've had the pleasure of welcoming some amazing real estate agents to our little Nest! Our goal on the Nest Atlanta team is to have agents who represent each of the local communities around Metro Atlanta.  So far, it's working and we have real estate agents who specialize in almost every community from South Atlanta to Woodstock! Meet our newest peeps....  Deb Cherry Specializing in Smyrna / Vinings area, Deb brings more than 20 years in the real estate industry. She's the kind of person you'll immediately feel comfortable with and always takes great pride in finding the best "nest" for her clients. Stefanie Zulueta Speciality neighborhoods include East Lake, City of Decatur and South Decatur. Stefanie comes to us after several years on a team at Metro Brokers and is always in the know about the latest up and coming Intown developments! Danny Dwyer Lives and works in Woodstock / Canton area, but loves the Intown neighborhoods, so you'll find Danny all over town!  He's also a firefighter and one of the nicest (and most energetic!) people you will ever meet. Leja LeBar Leja has lived all over the Intown Atlanta area, from Lake Claire to her current home in Grant Park.  She's helped more than 40 families find homes in the last year, most of which were in the Intown Atlanta neighborhoods. Amy Langer When you meet our Kirkwood / Intown specialist, you'll quickly realize that "ethusiastic" doesn't even begin to describe Amy! She loves helping others and will go well out of her way to ensure that you have an amazing experience buying your...

Kirkwood Real Estate Market Report | 1Q 2017

Kirkwood Home Sales & Market Trends Report 1Q (January - March) 2017 :: Atlanta's Historic Kirkwood Neighborhood  For those of you that currently own a home in Atlanta's oh-so-hot Kirkwood neighborhood, we are even more excited to share the 1Q 2017 Market Update with you!  Once you see the jaw-dropping stats we know you'll want to give yourselves a pat on the back for investing your time and money in this amazing Intown commmunity. ALL Kirkwood Homes for Sale New Homes in Kirkwood Atlanta Just Listed this Week in Kirkwood 30317 Real Estate for Sale . Overivew of the 1Q Kirkwood Real Estate Market  HOMES SOLD  A total of 35 single family homes sold in Kirkwood between January and March.  This is down by 15% from the last three years.  The demand for homes in Kirkwood is stronger than ever, but current residents love all that's happening in the neighborhood and aren't moving! We're forecasting that this inventory shortage will continue throughout 2017. ** See all the Kirkwood homes that recently sold at the bottom of this report! HOME PRICES We saw another BIG BIG BIG increase in the average single family home sales price this quarter, at $422,169.  That's almost a $40,000 INCREASE from the same time last year. Not too shabby, Kirkwoodians!   A few more interesting nuggets on Kirkwood home values: In 1Q,  home sales ranged in price from $200,500 to $685,000, with the median sales price at $415,000 The average sales price has more than DOUBLED from 2011 ($176K vs $422K) When looking at home prices in the first quarter of 2015 vs 2017, the average single family home price rose $116,000 -- that's...

Oakhurst GA Real Estate Stats | 1Q 2017

Oakhurst Real Estate Market Update 1Q 2017 :: Brought to you by Nest Atlanta Real Estate Group Welcome to the latest edition of the Oakhurst GA market update! After reviewing all the recent home sales stats, we just have one word -- WOW! Inventory is really, really low in Oakhurst, so that dramatically impacted the number of sales in the first quarter of 2017.  The limited number of available homes did, however, push up the average sales price and cause many homes to sell well over the asking price.  Get the full scoop on Oakhurst home sales below... Oakhurst Homes for Sale New Homes in Oakhurst 30030 Real Estate for Sale Newly Listed Homes in Oakhurst City of Decatur Townhomes Oakhurst Bungalows for Sale . Overview of Oakhurst GA Real Estate Stats HOME SALES Between January and March, only 11 homes sold in Oakhurst Decatur.  This is way down from the past 7 years. Usually about 16 homes sell in the first quarter of each year.  The lower number of homes sold wasn’t due to lack of demand, just a serious shortage of real estate listings.  At the time of this post, there are only 15 homes for sale in Oakhurst 30030 (and most are new construction). HOME PRICES Thankfully one good thing did come out of having fewer home sales -- it drove the average sales price up (again!).  The average single family home sales price in Oakhurst was $598,209.  This is decent spike in the average home sales price – up $17,000 from the same time last year (1Q 2016). Oakhurst home prices ranged from $348,000 to $980,000 in 1Q of 2017 The...

1871 Cedar Glenn Way Atlanta GA 30339 | North Atlanta Townhomes

Searching for townhomes in North Atlanta / Vinings area? Don't miss... 1871 Cedar Glenn Way Atlanta  Nestled in the highly sought-after Enclave at Riverwalk, this pristine townhome has it all, from the gleaming hardwoods to light-filled open rooms and oodles of outdoor living space. An inviting foyer welcomes you into the home where you will find a stunning formal dining room, open family room and a kitchen that's sure to please the family chef. More about Cedar Glenn Way to follow.... The heart of the home includes vibrant granite countertops, island, pantry and breakfast area that opens into the family room with fireplace. A separate office area is located off the family room, as well as a screened-in porch. View more photos of 1871 Cedar Glenn Way. Upstairs, you will find a true master retreat that comes complete with a sitting area, access to the private patio, custom walk-in closet and a spacious en suite with double vanities, garden tub and shower. The guest bedroom with adjacent bath are also on the upper level. If that’s not enough living space, there is a fully finished basement with rec room, in-law suite and access to the covered patio. If you decide to make this your new “nest,” you'll enjoy the community pool and fitness center and will be just minutes away from world-class shopping, the interstate (I-75 and I-285), the Chattahoochee Nature Preserve and the new Braves Stadium. Welcome home! . View more photos of this Atlanta townhome >> Or call us at 404-205-8600 to see it in person! . . More about this Enclave at Riverwalk Townhome Bedrooms ::...

Virginia Highland Home Sales Report | 1Q 2017

Virginia Highland Real Estate Report   1Q 2017 (January - March) :: Brought to you by Nest Atlanta Group at eXp Realty Virginia Highland continues to have a strong real estate market, even with the dramatic fluctuations in the average quarterly sales price. Below you'll find all the details on the first quarter market les each year, including homes sold, current values and how long it takes to sell a home in the popular Atlanta neighborhood of Virginia Highlands.  If you have any questions about the stats, please call anytime at 404.432.1844. Enjoy! Virginia Highland Homes for Sale New Construction Homes 30306 Real Estate for Sale Newly Listed Homes in VAHI Virginia Highland Townhomes Virginia Highland Bungalows . Overview of VAHI Home Sales in 1Q 2017  VIRGINIA HIGHLAND HOME SALES Between January and March, 15 homes sold in Virginia Highlands.  This is down 25% from the same time last year and about 15% less than the average of the last five years. The lower number of homes sold wasn't due to lack of demand, just a shortage of real estate listings.  At the time of this post, there are only 19 homes for sale in Virginia Highlands. HOME PRICES The average single family home sales price was $768,377.  This is another massive SPIKE in the average home sales price - up $96,000 from the same time last year (1Q 2015).  Now before any of you start dancing a little jig, be sure to check out the following graph.  You'll see that the average sales price in the first quarter can vary dramatically. Virginia Highland home prices ranged from $495,000 to $1,300,000 in 1Q of...

Uncorked Atlanta Wine Festival 2017

Uncorked Atlanta Wine Festival 2017 It's time for the 4th Annual UNCORKED Atlanta Wine Festival!  Enjoy unlimited wine and crafts beer tastings, live music, food and more.  The big event takes place near Ponce City Market at the City Winery on Saturday, April 29th.  All the details... Your Wine Festival ticket includes: Souvenir Tasting Glass Unlimited Wine and Craft Beer Tastings Music and Activities Food is also available for purchase on the day of the event Pricing Information: Early Bird Tickets: $40 Regular Tickets: $47.50 Late Tickets: $55 Buy tickets here >>> Location & Time: Saturday, Apr 29 from 12pm – 4pm City Winery :: 650 North Ave :: Atlanta, GA 30308 (Old Fourth Ward) Questions? Call 404-WINERY1   Hope to see you there! . More Atlanta events this Spring... Inman Park Festival Shakey Knees Festival Sweetwater 420...

30316 Real Estate Market & Home Sales | 1Q 2017

30316 Real Estate Market Report  1Q 2017 (Jan-March) :: Including East Atlanta and Ormewood Park neighborhoods The 30316 real estate market is H-O-T.  Inventory is low and demand for housing is off the charts.  Ormewood Park, East Atlanta and a small portion of Cabbagetown are situated in zip code 30316 and all are highly sought-after - especially with home buyers that are in the $250K to $550K price range.  In the latest edition of the 30316 Real Estate Market Report, you'll find everything from current home values to the time it takes to sell a home. Enjoy! Search zip code 30316 homes for sale   3Q 2016 30316 Real Estate Trends Report 30316 Home Sales 137 homes sold in the 1st quarter of this year, which is UP 10% from the same time last year. Inventory levels are still quite low, with less than 2 months of inventory in Ormewood Park and East Atlanta. Home Prices The average sales price for a single family home skyrocketed to $299,639  -- UP $52,000 from the same time last year.  This is one of the biggest spikes we've seen recently and a large contributor is most likely the limited number of homes for sale in the 30316 neighborhoods. * The median sales price was $305,000 * 30316 home sales ranged from $81,500 to $679,900 How quickly are homes selling? Homes in this popular Atlanta zip code are selling in  homes are selling in 45 days on average, which is almost 50% faster than the same time last year.  The median number of days on the market was only 15 days and that's a more accurate reflection of the current 30316 real estate market....

59 Wyman St SE Atlanta GA 30317 | KIRKWOOD

Searching for homes for sale in Kirkwood Atlanta? Don't miss... 59 Wyman St SE Atlanta GA 30317 Nestled in the heart of Historic Kirkwood, this updated bungalow has fantastic curb appeal and is home to gleaming hardwood flooring, light-filled rooms and plenty of charm. The living room with fireplace opens to the dining room and kitchen - ideal for entertaining! View more photos of 59 Wyman St SE >> The family chef is sure to be pleased when they see the kitchen with stainless steel appliances, vibrant granite countertops and plenty of storage and counter space. The laundry closet is just around the corner - the perfect spot for you multi-taskers! Outside you will find a back deck and fully fenced private backyard. Two spacious bedrooms, including master suite and a BONUS ROOM that's perfect for your home office! If you decide to make this your new home, you'll be part of an active, super friendly neighborhood and can walk to nearby restaurants, coffee shop and annual events in Kirkwood. The interstate, Little 5 Points and Downtown Atlanta are just minutes away. Welcome home! . See more pics of 59 Wyman St SE >> Or call us at 404-205-8600 to schedule an appointment to see this Kirkwood home for sale. . More about 59 Wyman St SE Bedrooms :: 2 Bathrooms :: 2 full baths Bonus room / office Interior features :: hardwood flooring, fireplace, granite countertops, stainless appliances, master suite Exterior features :: back deck, fully fenced backyard Parking :: Driveway Neighborhood :: Kirkwood Zip code :: 30317 Schools :: Toomer Elementary / King Middle / Jackson High...

Ormewood Park Bungalow for Sale | 851 Gilbert St Atlanta

Searching for Ormewood Park bungalows? Don't miss... 851 Gilbert St SE in Atlanta, GA 30316 Nestled in the heart of Ormewood Park, this classic Craftsman Bungalow has OODLES of personality and charm. The rocking chair front porch greets you and once inside, your heart is sure to go pitter patter when you see the high ceilings, gleaming hardwoods and spacious living room with fireplace that opens to the dining room and kitchen. View more photos of 851 Gilbert St SE >> The eat-in kitchen is sure to please the family chef, with plenty of storage/counter space, large breakfast bar, stainless appliances, pantry / laundry room and offers easy access to the backyard... perfect for entertaining!  BTW, your jaw will drop when you see the backyard.  It's a true outdoor oasis with a covered patio, screened porch, stunning in-ground swimming pool with waterfall and a pergola that's made for nights dining under the stars. 851 Gilbert Street features four bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms, including a dreamy master suite with access to screened proch, two walk-in closets (Elfa closet systems) and an en suite with double vanity and large shower. The fourth bedroom is upstairs and it is enormous! You can use it as a bedroom or a large family room - whatever works best for you and your needs. If you decide to make this your new "nest", you'll have some fantastic neighbors, Ormewood Park's BEST backyard, and you will also enjoy all of the recent upgrades (see below). The location can't be beat - a mile or less to the East Atlanta Village, Grant Park, dog park, Beltline Trail and the interstate. Welcome home!...

Brookhaven 30319 Real Estate Market Report for 2016

Brookhaven 30319 Real Estate Report 2016 Market Update :: Brought to you by the Nest Atlanta Real Estate Group Thanks to a prime location, excellent schools and world-class shopping / entertainment, Brookhaven is one of the most highly sought-after community in Metro Atlanta.  Brookhaven 30319 real estate is also one of the most difficult to find a home for many home buyers, due to limited inventory and the ever increasing home prices. Last year more than half of the homes had a listing price of over $600,000.  Keep reading to learn more about home sales trends and how long is takes to sell a home in 30319.  Enjoy! . 2016 Brookhaven Real Estate Market & Home Values  HOME SALES Last year a total of 570 homes sold in the 30319 zip code.  This up 4.0% from 2015 when 545 homes sold in Brookhaven 30319. BROOKHAVEN HOME PRICES We saw another modest, but  the average home sales price in 2016 - up $43,000 from the previous year!  In 2016, the average single family home sales price was $666,384, which is 6.9% higher than last year's average of $623,000.  If we compare today's average sales price to the bottom of the market (2011), Brookhaven homes are selling for $200,000 MORE on average. Also in 2016, the median sales price was $590,000 (a whopping $40K higher than the previous year) 30319 home prices ranged from $222,000 to $3,481,000 It was a record breaking year for home prices!  A home on Club Drive was the highest sale in Brookhaven history at $3.48 million!  At the bottom of this article, you will find the most expensive homes sold...

Oakhurst Home Sales | 2016 Decatur GA Real Estate Market Update

2016 Oakhurst Home Sales & Real Estate Report Brought to you by the Nest Atlanta Real Estate Group :: 404-205-8800 Oakhurst is one of the most highly sought-after neighborhoods in City of Decatur and the Intown Atlanta.  It is also one of the most difficult to find a home for many home buyers.  New construction homes with a price tag of $850K+ are becoming a larger percentage of the overall Oakhurst home sales each year, so buyers in the $400K to $600K range often end up in a BIG bidding war for their dream home. Because of the limited number of homes available for sale and the increased pricing for new construction, you'll see below that's it's made a dramatic impact on the 2016 Oakhurst home sales and property values!  The Nest Atlanta team is pleased to present you with the latest real estate report... enjoy!   2016 Oakhurst Home Sales Report  HOME SALES Last year a total of 77 homes sold in the City of Decatur's Oakhurst neighborhood.  This is about 12% less than the previous year (2015) and just slightly below the prior two years. Because Oakhurst is in such high demand and current residents love their neighborhood, inventory levels remain very low. OAKHURST HOME PRICES We saw another HUGE SPIKE in the average home sales price in 2016 - up $46,000 from the previous year!  In 2016, the average Oakhurst single family home sales price was $640,506, which is  8.0% higher than last yearand a whopping $300,000 higher than in 2010.  The dramatic rise in the average home price is partially due to all the new construction homes...

1651 Wade Ave Atlanta GA 30317 | Kirkwood Renovation

1651 Wade Ave :: Atlanta, GA 30317 Fully renovated home in Kirkwood Atlanta Nestled in Historic Kirkwood, this fully renovated home by M2REST is truly a gem. You'll love the modern designer finishes, gleaming solid oak hardwoods, light-filled rooms and open concept living with plenty of room for entertaining. Learn more about 1651 Wade Ave below... The family chef is sure to fall head over heels when they see the kitchen with vibrant granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and white solid wood cabinetry. View more photos of 1651 Wade Avenue. Just down the hall are three bedrooms, including the master suite that comes well-equipped with a walk-in closet and en suite with dual vanity and luxurious soaking tub with shower. If you need a bit more space, walk downstairs and you will find an INCREDIBLE walk-out/daylight basement with industrial finishes, including stained concrete flooring, exposed ductwork and iron railings. The lower level offers a spacious family / rec room, guest bedroom, half bath and sitting area with French doors that open to the back patio and fully fenced backyard. This home is move-in ready with all new systems, a dual zone HVAC system, smart Lyric thermostats and oodles of storage space. You'll also be in one of Intown's hottest neighborhoods, directly across from Gilliam Park and the Trolley Line Walking Trail. Restaurants, shops and festivals in Downtown Kirkwood are just 0.7 miles away. Welcome home! . View more photos of this Kirkwood home for sale >> Or call us today at 404-205-8600 to schedule some time to see 1651 Wade Ave in person!    More about 1651 Wade Avenue...

1788 Beacon Hill Blvd Atlanta GA 30329 | BRIARCLIFF HEIGHTS

1788 Beacon Hill Blvd :: Atlanta, GA 30329 Located in the popular Lakeside High School district, this pristine. move in ready home offers plenty of personality and charm. You'll love the gleaming hardwood flooring, light-filled rooms and easy living floor plan. The large living room opens to the formal dining and just around the corner you will find the cheerful kitchen with vibrant granite countertops, newer cabinetry and access to a large back deck that's perfect for entertaining. Just down the hall, you'll find three bedrooms, including the master suite addition with dual vanities, Jacuzzi soaking tub/separate shower, walk-in closet and a large bonus room/study. If that's not enough, you'll be part of an active, friendly neighborhood, enjoy a large level yard, bonus office space and will be minutes from restaurants, shops and festivals. Emory University, CDC, Lenox Mall and the interstate are just a short drive away. Welcome home! SEE MORE PHOTOS OF 1788 BEACON HILL BLVD >> Or call us at 404-205-8600 to tour this Briarcliff Heights home in person! . More about this home: 3 Bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms Bonus room (great for office/study) Other interior features - granite and stainless in kitchen, hardwood flooring, formal dining room, master suite addition with spacious bath and walk-in closet Exterior features - large level yard, back deck, off-street parking for 2+ cars Schools :: DeKalb County Sagamore Elementary School Henderson Middle School Lakeside High School Neighborhood :: Briarcliff Heights / North Druid Hills area Zip Code :: 30329 (Atlanta) What's nearby: Emory University & Hospital CDC Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic School Briarcliff Shopping Center Easy access to...

Modern Townhome for Sale in Oakhurst Decatur

Modern Townhome for Sale in Oakhurst Decatur 706 Oakview Road :: Decatur, GA 30030 Award-winning "Seven Twelve Oakview" Townhome Community Just a block away from the Oakhurst Village, this stunning modern townhome is nestled in the OBIE award-winning development by Thrive Homes. Once you step inside, you'll see that this home is truly something special, from the soaring ceilings to the light-filled rooms, wide plank floors and designer finishes throughout the home. View more photos of 706 Oakview Road. The a-mazing contemporary kitchen with high-end custom Porcelanosa cabinetry, a large center island with waterfall countertops and sleek JennAir stainless steel appliances. It also opens to the dining and living room, so it is the ideal floorplan for entertaining. Upstairs you will find a luxe master suite with modern bath and custom closet system. A secondary bedroom and laundry closet are just down the hall. A large loft-style bedroom is on the upper level and includes a full bathroom and French doors that open to the incredible rooftop deck. 706 Oakview is in pristine, almost new condition and offers oodles of upgrades (see below). If you decide to make this your new "nest," you'll be in the highly sought-after City of Decatur school district and just a few steps away from McKoy Park and all the restaurants, festivals and events in the oh-so-charming Oakhurst Village. Welcome home! . View more photos of this modern townhome in Decatur 30030 >> Or call us at 404-205-8600 to schedule a personal tour of 706 Oakview Road. . . More about 706 Oakview Road in Decatur, Georgia 30030 Bedrooms - 3 (all on top two floors)...

East Atlanta Bungalow for Sale | 604 Stokeswood Ave SE

Dreaming of an East Atlanta bungalow? Don't miss... 604 Stokeswood Ave SE in Atlanta, GA 30316 Just a hop, skip and a jump from the East Atlanta Village, 604 Stokeswood Avenue has oodles of character and charm. You'll love the freshly painted interior, gleaming hardwood flooring, light-filled rooms and a floorplan that's great for entertaining. The bright and cheerful eat-in kitchen offers easy access to the laundry and private backyard retreat where you'll find a deck, flagstone patio and yard that's small but easy to maintain! 604 Stokeswood has a true master suite, secondary bedroom and two BONUS rooms! The first is located off the living room and is ideal for a home office. The other bonus space is a studio with separate entrance (exterior entry or pull down stairs from interior) and  is equipped with soundproof voice booth for the musically-inclined.  For those of you that just want a get-away or man cave, this space fits the bill!  View more photos of this East Atlanta bungalow. Other features include a tankless water heater, new roof, freshly painted interior, updated bathrooms and some fabulous curb appeal!   If you decide to make this your new "nest," you'll be part of an active, friendly community and just steps away from all the restaurants, farmer's market and festivals in EAV. Welcome home! . View more photos of this East Atlanta bungalow >> Or call us at 404-205-8600 to see it in person! . More about 604 Stokeswood Ave SE :: Atlanta, GA 30316 Bedrooms :: 2 Bathrooms :: 2 full baths Bonus living spaces :: sunroom/office area and studio space upstairs with exterior entrance Interior features :: hardwoods, freshly...

Enclave at Riverwalk Townhomes | 1868 Cedar Glenn Way Atlanta

Enclave at Riverwalk Townhomes for Sale 1868 Cedar Glenn Way  ::  Atlanta, GA 30339 Nestled in the highly sought-after Enclave at Riverwalk townhome community, this pristine end unit townhome at 1868 Cedar Glenn Way has it all - location, charm and plenty of room to entertain.  You'll love the gleaming hardwood flooring on main, custom molding, open living areas and oodles recent upgrades (see the full list below!). The kitchen is sure to please the family chef with vibrant granite countertops, center island, stainless appliances, pantry and eat-in area. Just around the corner is a formal living room that opens into a spacious family room with fireplace and built-in bookshelves.  An office/den area and half bathroom are also on the main level. View more photos of 1868 Cedar Glenn Way. Upstairs, you will find a dreamy master retreat with trey ceilings, sitting area, outdoor patio, a spacious custom walk-in closet and en suite with double vanities, garden tub and separate shower.  A guest bedroom and recently renovated guest bathroom are just down the hall. On the lower level of 1868 Cedar Glenn Way is a fully finished basement with rec room and a new built-in bar. The bar is perfect for entertaining with granite countertops, sink, custom cabinetry and a beverage cooler.  In the garage you'll also find a newer workshop area with build-in cabinetry and workspace - perfect for that handy hubby! If you decide to call 1868 Cedar Glen Way home, you'll enjoy the Riverwalk pool and fitness center and be just minutes away from shopping, the interstate, the Chattahoochee Nature Preserve and the new Braves Stadium.  Welcome home! ....

East Point Home for Sale | Perfect Investment Property

Looking for an investment property? Don't miss this gem in East Point, GA!  2582 Westchester Drive in East Point is the perfect home for first time home buyers or real estate investors! This brick ranch sits on a larger corner lot in a quiet, family-friendly neighborhood called Harmony Heights. You'll love the refinished hardwood floors, updated fixtures in bathrooms and more. If you are a 1st time buyer, you can move right in knowing that the plumbing has been updated and the home has a new roof! You'll also enjoy low taxes and the opportunity to own a home for much less than you would have to pay to rent one. If you are thinking of buying an investment / rental property, 2582 Westchester Drive is an excellent choice. Rentals in the area range from $850 to $1050, so at just $79K, this home is sure to bring a nice return in the years to come. Call Shawn Hutchison today at 404-205-8800 for more information! More about 2582 Westchester Drive Home will be listed in the next week (mid-February) 3 bedrooms 2 full bathrooms Approximately 1,150 square feet Harmony Heights neighborhood Listing price - $79,900 View ALL the East Point homes for sale >> .  2582 Westchester Drive in East Point, GA is proudly presented by Shawn Hutchison with the Nest Atlanta team at eXp Realty.  For more information about this home or to schedule an appointment, please call 404-205-8800 and ask for Shawn!...

Grant Park Real Estate Market Report 2016

Grant Park Real Estate Market Report 2016 Home Prices & Market Trends for Grant Park :: Atlanta, GA 30312 Historic Grant Park is nestled in the heart of it all - minutes from Downtown Atlanta, the Atlanta Beltline, Cabbagetown and dozens of popular restaurants.  It's no surprise that the Grant Park real estate market is doing well, but every time we research the latest market stats, we're even more stunned/thrilled/hysterial when we see all the growth.  Below you will find a full overview of 2016 including the number of homes sold, how much home values increased, how quickly Grant Park homes sold as well as a few other interesting trends. For those of you that currently own a home in Atlanta's Grant Park neighborhood, we are even more excited to share the 2016 Grant Park Real Estate Market Report with you!  Once you see the jaw-dropping stats we know you'll want to give yourselves a pat on the back for investing in this amazing historic commmunity.   Grant Park Real Estate Market Stats & Trends HOME SALES IN GRANT PARK Over the last five years (2011-2015), an average of 113 Grant Park homes sold each year.  In 2016, home sales were right on par with the average and just slightly down from 2015, when a total of 125 homes sold. Only about 3% of the home sales were new construction. On the flip side, there were more than a dozen fully renovated homes that listed and sold last year. BTW, fixer upper homes in Grant Park are hard to come by and usually have 10+ offers from local investors. See all...

2067 Ridgedale Rd NE Atlanta GA 30317 | Kirkwood Home for Sale

Nest Atlanta Real Estate Group proudly presents... 2067 Ridgedale Rd NE :: Atlanta GA 30317 FMLS # 5800098  :::  Kirkwood Homes for Sale Nestled on one of the prettiest streets in Historic Kirkwood, this classic Craftsman Bungalow is filled with personality and charm. The rocking chair front porch greets you and once inside, your heart is sure to go pitter patter when you see the high ceilings, gleaming hardwoods and spacious living room with custom built-ins, fireplace and French doors that open into the 4th bedroom/office. The kitchen is sure to please the family chef, with plenty of storage/counter space, large center island, vibrant granite countertops and access to the large back deck... perfect for entertaining!  View more photos of 2067 Ridgedale Rd NE. Upstairs you'll find a dreamy master retreat with sitting area, walk-in closet, laundry and en suite. If you need more storage space, there is a second walk-in closet and large attic storage area located at the top of the stairs. If you decide to make this your new "nest," you'll enjoy living in a well-maintained (and loved!) home, a peaceful fenced backyard and will be steps from Bessie Branham Park and just 2-3 blocks away from restaurants in Downtown Kirkwood. Welcome home! MORE PHOTOS OF 2067 RIDGEDALE >> Want to tour this Kirkwood home for sale?  Call anytime at 404-205-8600. . . More about 2067 Ridgedale Rd NE in Atlanta, GA Bedrooms - 4 Bathrooms - 2.5 Est Square Feet - 2,211 (per appraisal) Architectural style - Craftsman bungalow Kitchen features - large center island, granite countertops, stainless appliances (all included), pantry, plenty of storage...

2016 Kirkwood Atlanta Real Estate Market Report

Kirkwood Atlanta Real Estate Report for 2016 Every year that we report on the Kirkwood Atlanta real estate market, we are even more amazed at the growth.  Once again, we broke several records (average sales price, most expensive home sold, etc) and are thrilled to share these jaw-dropping sales stats with you. If you are currently a home owner in the fabulous Kirkwood neighborhood, please give yourself a BIG pat on the back -- by investing in this neighborhood, you've not only built some serious equity in your home, you've also helped make Kirkwood one of the most sought-after communities in Atlanta!   KIRKWOOD HOME SALES Over the last six years, an average of 158 homes sold each year in Kirkwood.   In 2016, we experienced another big spike with 191 homes selling in Atlanta's HOT Kirkwood neighborhood. 13% of the home sales were new construction (up from 9% in 2015) and there were at least as many recently renovated Kirkwood homes that sold this year. HOME PRICES We saw another BIG increase in the average single family home sales price and finished the year at $381,443.  That's $46,000 HIGHER than 2015 (or 13.7% year over year). More interesting home value stats: The average sales price in Kirkwood has more than doubled from the  bottom of the market when the 2011 average sales price was only $180,000. From 2014 to 2016, the average single family home price rose $88,000 -- that is more than a 30% increase in just TWO years! .... So if you purchased a $325,000 home two years ago, there is a good chance that it is currently worth about $410,000. 2015 home...

How to Apply for Homestead Exemption in Georgia

Have a new home? Here's How to Apply for Homestead Exemption in Georgia In Georgia, homeowners are able to get a significant discount on their property taxes if the home is their primary residence.  In order to qualify for the homestead exemption in 2017, most counties require that you must have owned and occupied the property as of January 1st and complete the homestead exemption application in your county.  Most of the Georgia counties have an application deadline of April 1st, but you can get all of the details below. When applying for homestead exemption, please note that you may need to provide to provide a copy of your Warranty Deed book and page, proof of residence, social security numbers, driver’s license and/or car tag info.  Also, if the property is located within city limits, the homeowner may be required to file with the city as well. Learn how to apply in your county below... APPLYING FOR HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION IN 2017 Cherokee County Deadline is April 1, 2017  ::  678-493-6120 Homestead Website Clayton County Deadline is April 1, 2017  ::  770-477-3311 Learn how to apply Cobb County GA Deadline is April 1, 2017 ::  770-528-8600 Cobb Homestead Website DeKalb County GA Deadline is April 1, 2017 :: 404-298-4000 Apply for Homestead Exemption online Douglas County Deadline is April 1, 2017 :: 770-920-7272 Homestead information and forms Fayette County Deadline is April 1, 2017 :: 770-461-3652 All the details Forsyth County Deadline is April 1, 2017 :: 770-781-2106 Get Homestead Exemption Application Fulton County GA Deadline is April 1, 2017 :: 404-612-6440 Homestead application info Gwinnett County GA Deadline is April...

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