Virginia Highland Summerfest | June 2017

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...
Virginia Highland Home Sales Report | 1Q 2017

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...
Virginia Highland Homes Sales and Market Trends Report | 3Q 2016

Virginia Highland Homes Sales and Market Trends Report | 3Q 2016

Virginia Highland Homes Sales & Market Trends Report 3Q 2016 (July-Sept) :: Brought to you by Nest Atlanta Real Estate Group The Virginia Highland real estate market seemed to be slowing down over the last few quarters, but it popped right back up again with a large percentage of million dollar home sales and lower inventory caused almost half of the listings to sell in less than two weeks.  Read the full Virginia Highland Home Sales and Market Trends Report.... . 3Q 2016 VAHI Market Trends Report Virginia Highland Home Sales 26 homes sold in the 3rd quarter of this year, which is DOWN 30% from the same time last year. Inventory levels are still quite low, with less than 3 months of Virginia Highland listings for sale and only one new home was listed in the last week. We think there are two issues at play... Buyers are getting priced out of the neighborhood.  23% of the homes sold last quarter were over a million dollars and if you look at the current Virginia Highland homes for sale, over 40% of the listings are over a million dollars. Many home owners have expressed concern about the uncertainty of the upcoming election and having a challenging time finding their new home before the put their current one on the market.  The demand for real estate in this popular Intown neighborhood is still very strong -- especially for homes under $800K, so hopefully more home owners will feel comfortable in the near future and put their homes on the market! Home Prices The average sales price for a single family home skyrocketed to $785,875 -- UP $101K from the...
Virginia Highland Real Estate Market Update | 1Q 2016

Virginia Highland Real Estate Market Update | 1Q 2016

Virginia Highland Real Estate Trends Report Q1 2016 :: Brought to you by Nest Atlanta Real Estate Group  The Virginia Highland real estate market is off to a good start this year!  If you are thinking of buying or selling a home in the Virginia Highland neighborhood, this report is a must read! See all the current homes for sale in Virginia Highland VIRGINIA HIGHLAND HOMES SOLD The average single family home sales price in Virginia Highland dipped from the same time last year ($672K in 2016 vs $792K in 2015).  Please don't panic when you see this comparison, because there are a few things to consider: Typically only 20 homes sell each quarter There is a wide price range in VAHI, usually $400K to $1.6M In 1Q 2016, almost half the homes sold under $600K and only one sold over a million, so the average sales price could easily shift this Spring when more new construction homes are selling. In 1Q, the average home price was $672,000 and the median sales price was $642,000. Homes ranged in price from $450,000 to $1,175,000.  You can view all the Virginia Highland homes that sold at the bottom of this report! HOW QUICKLY ARE HOMES SELLING? On a good note, Virginia Highland homes are selling MUCH FASTER at just 47 days on average.  That's about 20% quicker than the same time last year.  The median time to sell was only 23 days and that's probably a better reflection of the time it takes to sell an existing home in Virginia Highlands. 35% of the homes sold in less than 2 weeks and 55% sold in...
St Patrick’s Day Events in Atlanta

St Patrick’s Day Events in Atlanta

St. Patrick's Day Events in Atlanta 2016 Atlantans love St. Patrick's Day and the long list of popular events proves it!   Whether you plan to gulp green beer all day or run a 5K, we have you covered.  Because the holiday falls on a Thursday this year, many of the big events start the weekend before on March 12th.  See the most popular St. Patrick's Day events, parades and festivals below... Atlanta St. Patrick’s Day Parade  It's the 134th annual parade in the heart of Midtown on March 12, 2016.  This family friendly event features  Bagpipe & Drum Corps, local high school bands and drill teams, floats, leprechauns, you name it!  The emphasis of the St. Patty's Day parade is on children and families.  The parade kicks off at 12 noon (rain or shine) and we highly recommend getting there early, especially if you want to watch the 5K fun run. Visit the official parade website for more information, including 5K registration, parking, MARTA and the best viewing spots! Fado Irish Pub in Buckhead Atlanta's largest St. Patrick's Day festival in the heart of Buckhead.  It's an all-day "Patty Hard" event with several bars participating, live music, beer gardens,  food and more.  There are several different tiers of tickets, ranging in price from $20 to $40.  Get the full scoop on this popular St. Patty's fest on March 12th. Kegs-n-Eggs in Virginia Highland Kick off St. Patrick's Day at 10:00 am on March 12 with what might be considered a "brunch pub crawl".  Five participating restaurants will be serving eggs and mimosas, deviled eggs and green beer, green waffles...
Virginia Highland Real Estate Market Trends | 2015 Overview

Virginia Highland Real Estate Market Trends | 2015 Overview

Virginia Highland Real Estate Market Report 2015 Overview :: inVAHI.com Atlanta's Virginia Highland real estate market had a strong finish in 2015 and we have some impressive real estate stats to report in our full year overview. The average single family home sales price in Virginia Highland is up $41,000 year over year ($732K vs $691K).   The average Virginia Highland home is up over $230,000 from the bottom of the market in 2010, when the average sales price was only $502,000. Home prices ranged from $340K to $1.55M last year 28% of the homes in Virginia highland sold at or over the listing price.  On average, homes sold at 96.3% of the listing price (before any price reductions).  The median # of days on the market was 27 days, which is probably a bit more accurate, as there were quite a few Virginia Highland homes that were listed before they were built (or renovated), so that increased the average time on the market. Virginia Highland homes sold in just 40 days on average — that’s 30% faster than 2013 and 2014;   38% of the homes sold in less than 2 weeks.  The median # of days on the market was 27 days, which is probably a bit more accurate, as there were quite a few Virginia Highland homes that were listed before they were built (or renovated), so that increased the average time on the market. Virginia Highland home sales were down from the same time last year (90  in 2015 vs 139 in 2014) Overall, we seem to be moving towards a more balanced real estate market in Virginia Highlands.  No dramatic fluctuations...
Virginia Highland Real Estate Market Update | 3Q 2015

Virginia Highland Real Estate Market Update | 3Q 2015

Virginia Highland Real Estate Trends Report Q3 2015 (July-September) Atlanta's Virginia Highland real estate market had another strong Summer selling season and we have some impressive real estate stats to report... The average single family home sales price in Virginia Highland dipped slightly from the same time last year ($684K vs $699).   On a good note, we are up over $200,000 from the bottom of the market in 3Q 2011, when the average sales price was only $477,000. 25% of the Virginia highland homes sold at or over the asking price.  The average was 96.2% of the original listing price (before any price reductions). Virginia Highland homes sold in just 34 days on average — that’s right on par with 3rd quarter last year and the best we’ve seen in 7+ years!  38% of the homes sold in less than 2 weeks. Home sales were up slightly (10%) from the same time last year New construction sales were almost non-existent this quarter, as only one new home sold in Virginia Highland Overall, we seem to be moving towards a more balanced real estate market in Virginia Highlands.  No dramatic fluctuations from quarter to quarter, the bidding wars are still common but not expected, and inventory levels are stabilizing. Read the full Virginia Highland Real Estate Market Report   Have questions about the Virginia Highland real estate market and/or current home values?   Contact the VAHI specialists on the Nest Atlanta team anytime.  We are always here to help! Call 404-432-1844.  Visit inVAHI.com . Please note:  All Virginia Highland (Atlanta 30306) home sales data was extracted from FMLS on October 7, 2015 by...
Atlanta Open Houses this Weekend | Aug 22 and 23

Atlanta Open Houses this Weekend | Aug 22 and 23

See the full line up of Atlanta Open Houses this Weekend Saturday, August 22 and Sunday, August 23 From Midtown Atlanta to City of Decatur and Brookhaven, we have a full list of all the open houses this weekend around Atlanta.  Most of the open houses are scheduled on Sunday, but there are a few you might miss in Saturday and we didn't want you to miss it! Please note that this open house search is updated almost HOURLY, but many agents don't add their open house schedule until Thursday or Friday, so you'll should have a complete list later in the week.   Be sure to check back one more time before you head out on Sunday, as there may be a few more to add to your list! Atlanta Open Houses by Price Range See ALL the Intown Atlanta Open Houses scheduled this weekend   Search by Neighborhood and Zip Code 30306 Open Houses :: Virginia Highland, Morningside + Poncey Highland 30307 Open Houses :: Little 5 Pts, Candler Park, Druid Hills + Inman Park 30308 Open Homes  :: Midtown Atlanta 30309 Open Houses :: Ansley Park, Brookwood + Buckhead 30312 Open Houses :: Cabbagetown and Grant Park 30316 Open Houses :: East Atlanta, Glenwood Park, Ormewood Park 30317 Open Homes  ::  East Lake, Edgewood and Kirkwood 30319 Open Houses :: Brookhaven and a portion of Buckhead 30002 Open Houses  :: Avondale Estates 30030 Open Houses :: City of Decatur . View more Open Houses in nearby communities...
Most Expensive Home Sales in Virginia Highlands | Atlanta GA

Most Expensive Home Sales in Virginia Highlands | Atlanta GA

Want to see what is selling in Virginia Highlands? Home values in this popular Intown Atlanta neighborhood have remained strong over the last few years and inventory levels continue to decline.  The demand for homes in Virginia Highlands has increased, so even though homes in the $750,000+ range typically take a bit longer to sell, many of the Virginia Highland homes are selling in the first few days at 99% or more of the asking price. As you will see in the chart below, about 70% of the most expensive home sales sold in 2 weeks or less!  If you do own a home over $750K and are thinking of selling in the next year or two, this Fall may be the perfect time for you to put it on the market. Most expensive home sales in Virginia Highland YTD: Address Bed Bath Year Built Org List Price Sold Price SP/OLP% Days on Mkt 1020 Bellevue Dr 5 4.5 2012 $1,550,000 $1,550,000 100 6 1088 Virginia Ave 5 4.5 2006 $1,349,900 $1,325,000 98.15 14 988 Lanier Blvd 5 4 2015 $1,295,000 $1,295,000 100 11 771 Ponce De Leon Ter 6 5 2014 $1,295,000 $1,275,000 98.46 160 789 Adair Ave 6 5.5 1930 $1,149,000 $1,092,500 95.08 15 854 Virginia Cir 4 3.5 1982 $995,000 $995,000 100 42 1126 Saint Charles Pl 6 4.5 1920 $995,000 $950,000 95.47 39 1360 Chalmette Dr 5 4 2014 $984,900 $900,000 91.37 80 695 Cooledge AVE 5 4 1925 $920,000 $900,000 97.82 3 1077 Los Angeles Ave 3 3 1930 $895,000 $880,000 98.32 9 1016 Highland Vw 4 3 1920 $899,000 $830,000 92.32 74 1161 Hancock...