Atlanta, Georgia is a cultural center that is gay-friendly, chic and sophisticated. There are some amazing attractions in the area including the Georgia Aquarium and the Martin Luther King Area. However, interesting in it is the architecture. Atlanta can be a mix of charming old Greek Revival mansions mixed with shiny new steel and glass condos.
Housing prices have been dropping in Atlanta in some of the more popular and pricey neighborhoods and rising in other areas that are being regentrified. In the last quarter of 2012 housing prices dropped in more historic neighborhoods like North Buckhead and Grants Park at both - 2.7% and – 2.1% respectively. Houses in these areas and comparable popular neighborhoods such as Midtown, Virgina Highland and Morningside – Lenox have had a minimal rise in price.
For most people the most popular neighborhoods are Midtown and Virginia Highland but there are many less expensive gay realtor Atlanta housing options. Neighborhoods that are up and coming include Rebel Valley Forest, Leila Valley, Bolton Hills and Niskey Lake.
Up and coming Rebel Valley Forest is quiet, pastoral and has many smaller one story homes that crest down a hill towards the nature preserve in South River Garden and Rebel Valley Park. Homes here have an average listing price of $88,000.00. A similar area is Leila Valley that has an average housing value of $68,143 and that has resent 162.6% last year.
The average price per square foot in Atlanta was $142 in 2012 which is an increase of 16.4% compared to 2011. This is according to Trulia, however to get an accurate picture of what housing options are you should do some research with a gay realtor Atlanta. That is because when a metropolis has over a hundred neighborhoods market values can vary greatly from neighborhood to neighborhood.
If you would like to investigate your Atlanta real estate options, you can contact Jack Edmunds at GayRealEstate.com Jake began his real estate career in July 2005, when he joined Atlanta Intown Real Estate Services as the Office Administrator. Observing the considerable changes that have occurred in the housing market during that time has taught him a great deal. With a long-standing passion for the industry and seeing the incredible opportunities available during this period of change, he decided it was time to pursue a career in real estate sales. He focuses on the in-town market as well as Gwinnett County, where he has called home for the last four years.
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