Welcome to the City of Decatur

In the heart of a large metropolitan area, Decatur residents enjoy being tucked away in their small town with a “Mayberryesque” feel. 

The Neighbors

Down to earth community filled with professionals, Emory faculty, singles, young families to empty nesters, artists and dog lovers.

You’ll Love

All the annual festivals, top-notch school system, walking (almost) everywhere, parks, historic homes, tight-knit community.

What’s Nearby?

Downtown Decatur, Emory University, Agnes Scott College, Dekalb Farmers Market, The PATH, Downtown Atlanta and the interstate is 5 to 10 minutes away.

Home Prices

Single family homes range between $300K and $1.5M. Average price is $464,000.

The City of Decatur is one of the most charming historic neighborhoods in the Atlanta area with excellent schools, festivals and community involvement.  Many people call it “Mayberry” because of the small town feel with friendly neighbors and quaint Downtown Decatur area with coffee shops, boutiques and locally-owned restaurants.

The school system is a major attraction for home buyers, with top-ranked elementary schools like Oakhurst Elementary and Winnona Park Elementary.  Decatur High School was ranked #13 in the state of Georgia by US News.

The homes in this community match it’s personality and charm.  You’ll find older brick homes, English Tudors and Craftsman Bungalows along tree lined streets.  In recent years, more and more new construction homes are popping up around Decatur, many in the Craftsman style.

Learn more about City of Decatur (zip code 30030) real estate, including the latest homes for sale, real estate market statistics, upcoming festivals and you’ll even find the WalkScore below for this very walkable Intown Atlanta community.

City of Decatur News, Events & Real Estate

How can I get out of my real estate contract?

Don’t want to buy the home after all? Wondering how you can get out of your real estate contract? It is possible, but terminating a Purchase & Sale Agreement (i.e. real estate contract) is different in each state and the rights of of the Seller versus Buyer may vary. We are going to explore the different ways both Buyers and Sellers can get out of your real estate contract in Georgia. How Buyers Can Get Out of a Real Estate Contract A large majority of the real estate contracts have several contingencies, meaning that the sale of the property is contingent upon certain situations to happen in order to get to the closing table. As a home buyer in Georgia, you are typically protected by the Due Diligence Period, the Appraisal Contingency and Financing Contingency. If you also need to sell your home, you and your agent may also make an offer that is contingent upon the sale of your current home. Let’s explore each contingency and how it will help you get out of the real estate contract, if needed. 1) Due Diligence Period During the Due Diligence Period you can terminate the contract for ANY REASON here in Georgia. During this period, it is critical that you do the home inspection, negotiate any repairs (if needed), research the neighborhood, schools, commute times any anything else that you need to to ensure that you are 100% comfortable moving forward with the purchase of the home. If you do need to terminate your Purchase & Sales Agreement, you and your Realtor must submit a Termination and Release Agreement before...

Real Estate Market Update for Oakhurst | Decatur 30030

Oakhurst Real Estate Market Update City of Decatur, Georgia 30030 :: 3Q 2016 (July-September) It’s time again for the Real Estate Market Report for Oakhurst!  As the City of Decatur’s most highly-sought after neighborhood, home sales in Oakhurst have been very strong for years.  Last Spring there were a few (teeny tiny) signs of the market slowing and we are seeing a few more this quarter.  Don’t worry, Oakhurst is holding it’s own, we just want to make sure our readers are well-informed, especially if you are trying to make any decisions about moving in the next few years!  See the full Summer Market Update for Oakhurst below…. . HOMES SOLD 18 Oakhurst homes sold in 2Q.  It’s down substantially (25%) from the same time last year when 24 homes sold.   Without a doubt there is a shortage of Oakhurst real estate listings, especially under $600,000, but the demand is still very high so homes like this one on Madison Avenue typically sell in the first day or two with 5 to 10 offer. Currently, there are only 14 Oakhurst homes on the market and all but TWO are under $600K. A whopping 75% of the Oakhurst listings are over $800K, which prices many home buyers out of this fabulous neighborhood. HOME PRICES IN OAKHURST The average single family home in Oakhurst is $655,175.  That is up $10,000 from the same time last year, but is only a 1.5% increase overall. For the last few years we’ve watched the average sales price rise by 10%, 15% and even 30% in a years time and now it looks like that is leveling off a bit.  For those of you who...

Atlanta Festivals & Events | OCTOBER 2016

Get the full line up… Atlanta Festivals this October Looking for something fun to do?  Now that the weather is cooling off, it seems like there is a festival on every corner around Atlanta!  From whiskey tasting to haunted cemetery tours and the 1st Annual Mac & Cheese Fest, there is definitely something for everyone this month. The Nest Atlanta team wants to make sure you don’t miss one minute of fun this month, so we created a list of the best Atlanta festivals and events in October 2016…. October 2016 – Atlanta Festivals & Events  For more information about each festival, just click on the corresponding link and it will take you to the official event page! WHEN WHAT WHERE All Month Stn Mountain Pumpkin Festival Stone Mountain Park All Month Fright Fest Six Flags Over Georgia October 1 Madison Avenue Soap Box Derby Oakhurst October 1 – 2 Candler Park Fall Festival Candler Park October 1 – 2 Sweet Auburn Fest Old 4th Ward October 3 – 9 Restaurant Week Inman Park October 8 Atlanta Mac & Cheese Fest (1st Annual!) Edgewood October 8 Brookhaven Chili Cook-off Brookhaven Park October 8 Great Atlanta Beer Fest @ Turner Field Downtown Atlanta October 8 – 9 Atlanta PRIDE Festival & Parade Midtown / Piedmont Park October 14 Clips Beer & Film Tour Old Fourth Ward October 15 Brookhaven Arts Festival Brookhaven October 15 Great Decatur Beer Festival Decatur Square October 15 Run Like Hell 5K + 1K Fun Run Oakland Cemetary / Grant Park October 15 Little 5 Points Halloween Festival & Parade L5P / Inman Park October 15 – 16 Fall...

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