Atlanta, the place to live, work and play.
2015 Atlanta Real Estate Trends
There is great news in the Real Estate market in Atlanta. According to Zillow, the online customer focused Real Estate marketplace, home values have increased 11.2% over the past year and are predicted to increase another 5.9% in 2016. Purchasing a home now in Atlanta is a wise investment for the future. As a matter of face, The Home Buying Institute stated that economist have indicted that Atlanta is the market to watch, implying positive growth in the future.
Benefits of Atlanta Life
Aside from being a job hunter’s dreamland, Atlanta brandishes more than a dozen Fortune 500 companies including being the headquarters to Coca-Cola, Chic-fil-A, The Home Depot and Delta Airlines, just to name a few. According to a recent Kiplinger’s report, Georgia ranks as the 4th fastest growth rate in America, with strong growth to continue into next year in Atlanta and Savannah.
Home to the historic Fox Theater, Atlanta offers a plethora of activities. Families can enjoy the Atlanta Zoo, Fernbank Science Museum, the beautiful Georgia Aquarium, and many others.
Homes for Every Budget
With home values rising faster than income levels, where can the middle class afford to buy a home in the US? One place is Atlanta, where the mean annual income is approximately $56,000, a middle class family can afford to purchase a home worth $273,000. This means that 72% of all homes on the Atlanta market are attainable for the middle class.
Atlanta’s Luxury Communities
Within its sprawling reach are several affluent communities for the rich and famous. Within the Atlanta city limits are Buckhead, Druid Hills and Ansley park, all just minutes from downtown Atlanta. On the immediate outskirts are Dunwoody and the historic district of Brookhaven, both showcasing luxury homes, walking/biking ways and shopping districts. Metro Atlanta is not without its lovely suburbs and boast more than a dozen communities such as Alpharetta, Johns Creek and Kennesaw filled with lakes and lush green canopies.