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Atlanta Real Estate

The Atlanta Real Estate sprawl goes well beyond Atlanta's city limits. Browse Homes for Sale in Atlanta Suburbs including Alpharetta, East Cobb, Johns Creek, Roswell, and Suwanee. Other popular Atlanta Communities include Brookhaven, Cumming, Decatur, Duluth and Marietta.

Atlanta Georgia Real EstateThe Atlanta Georgia Real Estate market has a wide diversity of homes including luxury homes, lake homes, and golf course communities. Although the Atlanta Metro area is landlocked, there are many properties by the water. The Chattahoochie River starts in the Appalachian Mountains and runs through the Greater Atlanta Metropolitan Area. The are many luxury homes, mansions and subdivisions bordering this trout-friendly river. Rafting and trout fishing are popular activities on the Upper Chattahoochie River. 

Gorgeous lake homes are dispersed around the metro area, but are most numerous in the North Atlanta Suburbs. Metro Atlanta's two biggest lakes are Lake Lanier and Lake Allatoona. Beautiful lake houses and lake communities are nestled around these reservoirs. Lake Lanier consistently ranks among the best fishing spots in the Southeast.

Atlanta, Ga. is a city rich in the history of golf. Storied golfer Bobby Jones was a member of the Atlanta Athletic Club, home to the 2011 and 2001 PGA Championships. Rolling hills, lush topography and mild weather make Atlanta an ideal place to live and play golf. Golf course country club homes offering scenic views are scattered throughout the North Suburbs of Atlanta. Alpharetta, Georgia is home of the most luxury Golf Course Communities in the Atlanta Metro area.

Residential style of homes in Atlanta vary through changes in time. Bungalows were mainstream in Atlanta throughout the early 20th century. The 70's and early 80's brought an abundance of contemporary and split level homes. Though tastes often change, popular Atlanta home styles today include traditional, colonial, European and ranch.

How to Buy a Home in Atlanta Georgia

The best place to start when buying a home in Atlanta is right here at In fact, today over 92% of people begin their real estate search on the Internet. 

Search large, gorgeous pictures of all Metro Atlanta Homes currently listed for sale. Home details feature maps, photos, schools, price, lot size, neighborhood amenities and other information. For Quick reference use our MLS number search covering the Greater Atlanta Homes market as well as homes throughout the entire state of Georgia.

Sign up now and receive instant notifications of all new ATLANTA REAL ESTATE listings and homes for sale with recent price changes. Explore properties and find real estate agents in Atlanta's touty neighborhoods including Buckhead, Brookhaven, Duluth, Johns Creek, Sandy Springs and Suwanee.

Types of residential real estate vary widely in Atlanta. Search Atlanta Homes For Sale by types: homes, condos, residential and land. Other types of homes include townhouses, lake homes, golf homes and horse farms. Further define your home search by price, new construction, square footage, basement, year built, stories, short sale and more. Use the advanced search engine to display all metropolitan Atlanta Homes for Sale by city, town, neighborhood, subdivision and zip code.

Metro Atlanta Real Estate Housing Market Overview

There were 5,291 closings for Residential Single Family Detached homes in Metro Atlanta for YTD 2015.  This reflects an increase of 10% over April 2014.

There were 17,243 closings for Residential Single Family Detached for YTD 2015. This reflects an increase of 10% over 2014.

The Residential Detached Average Sales Price YTD through April 2015 was $256,091 vs. $233,424 for YTD 2014. This represents an increase of 10% for YTD 2015 vs, YTD 2014.

Source: First Multiple Listing Service 2015

About Atlanta, GA

Atlanta is situated on a plateau at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the Upper Piedmont region of Georgia. With an elevation of over 1000 ft. is the highest of any major city east of the Mississippi River. The Eastern Continental Divide actually runs through the heart of Atlanta's Downtown district.

Atlanta is the State Capital of Georgia and the county seat of Fulton County. With an estimated population of 443,775 (United States Census Bureau) it is Georgia's largest city. At over 5.3 million people (Metro Atlanta Chamber 2014) the Greater Atlanta Metropolitan Area is largely considered the cultural and economic center of the Southeast. Atlanta's ideal location has helped the Atlanta metro area rank consistently among the top ten-biggest economies in the United States and the top twenty-largest economies in the world.

Atlanta Skyline Photo by Paul McParland

Best of all Atlanta is a green city. One of the first things people notice when flying into Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, the world's busiest airport, is all the trees surrounding the city. According to a recent study Atlanta ranks well above other cities in percentage of tree coverage. Atlanta is one of the most scenic cities in the country.

Metro Atlanta ranks high in many other top ten categories. Atlanta, GA. ranked number 1 for "Best Cities to Start a Business" (Nerd Wallet 2013). The metro area ranked No. 8 in the nation for growth, "Top Metros for Job Growth" (Metro Atlanta Chamber 2013). Atlanta also ranked No. 8 for "Top Metros With Competitive Home Sales Prices" (Metro Atlanta Chamber 2013).

List of References

1. blog, 2010, Tree Cover % - How Does Your City Measure Up?, accessed January 23, 2014 <>

2. Metro Atlanta Chamber 2013, 2013 Mid-Year Metro Atlanta Rankings, accessed 23 January 2014, <>

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