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Homes that make Atlanta a "Prime" Location for Amazon's HQ2

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Suburbs vs The City

There are a few controversies that no matter what will spark the impromptu debate. Pepsi vs. Coke. Apple vs. Samsung. Team Edward vs. Team Jacob. NSYNC vs. Backstreet boys. Could Jack have actually fit on the door with Rose at the end of the Titanic?false

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Atlanta's Best Suburban Neighborhoods

Sick of city life? Ready for some wide open spaces? Lucky for you, Atlanta has plenty of suburban neighborhoods to choose from. Check out our list of the best available suburban neighborhoods below.

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What is the Average Atlanta Home?

Ever wonder what an average home in Atlanta is? Well, it depends on your neighborhood! Atlanta Realtor Association released their monthly market report for August and revealed that the average sales price of a sold home in the Metro Atlanta area infalse

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10 Georgia Olympians From Your Very Own Neighborhood

With the Opening Ceremony taking place tonight, we can't help but celebrate and get to know a few Georgia Olympians who may have grown up in your very own neighborhood.

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2016's Top 10 School Districts in Georgia

Not only are we taking a look at the best school districts in the state because a fresh school year is beginning, but we are also giving you this information because if you have kids (or plan to eventually) and are on the hunt for a home, the schoolsfalse

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The Best Seafood in Your Neighborhood

If you didn’t get the chance to escape to the beach this summer, not only do we sympathize with you, but we are actually bringing the beach to you. Though the food group itself isn’t for everybody’s palate (you either love it, hate it, or are allergicfalse

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The Top Rated Airbnb Listings in Atlanta

If you two haven’t met, let us introduce you to the latest and greatest way of traveling, Airbnb. And for all of you Atlanta natives who have lived here for eons, before you disregard this information, take a minute to learn about the best rentalsfalse

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The Best Brunch in Your Neighborhood

Brunch is our favorite time of day, and it’s about to be yours too. Whether you prefer eating a 7 course meal before the sun rises, you fill up on too much coffee, or you grab a bagel on the road, there is a breakfast spot for your specific tastes infalse

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The Best Donut in Your Neighborhood

Donut get us wrong, we love swinging by the nearest Dunkin’ for an iced coffee and box of munchkins, and we’ve definitely turned the car around (more than once) when a “Hot Now” sign lit up. Over the past couple of years, however, specialty donutfalse

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Our 7 Favorite Resale Shops in Georgia

If you missed out on spring cleaning, we got you covered! Before the new school year begins, before the season changes, and before the final days of summer arrive, do yourself a favor and clean out your closet. We like to stick to the 365 rule aroundfalse

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Georgia's Food Truck Round Up

While Atlanta is home to many of the latest and greatest restaurants (Two Urban Licks, Marcel, and the Optimist, just to name a few), I have seen people stand outside in the 98 degree summer heat to wait for food made inside a truck at local parks,false

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I Spy: 18 Movies Filmed in Georgia

Can you spy these familiar places? With Georgia on the rise as a filming destination in the Southeast, take an extra careful look when watching some of these Blockbusters (all photos from Google Images).

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Five Things to Do in Atlanta This Weekend

Super Bowl Sunday deserves a whole day but don't let the rest of the weekend be a wash.  We've compiled a list of the five best events around Atlanta to ensure your Super Bowl weekend is a touchdown.

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Atlanta Mixed Use Development Round-Up

On the heels of hugely successful mixed-use developments that opened in 2015 (Ponce City Market, Krog Street Market and the Avalon, to name a few), 2016 is poised to be another year of growth in Atlanta. Live, work, play communities have become a partfalse

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5 Things to Do in Atlanta This Weekend

The weather may be cold, but Atlanta is on fire with action! We've compiled a list of the best events happening around the city this weekend - just be sure to bundle up!

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Top 50 Atlanta Restaurants

Long time Atlanta residents can all agree on one thing- this city has seen unprecedented growth and change in the last ten years. From the Avalon in Alpharetta to Krog Street Market on the Beltline, new development around Atlanta has changed the facefalse

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Our Favorite Places - Marietta

Marietta, a vast thriving community grounded by the Historic Marietta Square and rich in culture, is one of the most popular suburban areas of Atlanta. Home buyers are attracted to this area because of the great schools and the sense of communityfalse

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Our Favorite Places - Adair Park

Adair Park is undoubtedly an area of exciting growth and change. Situated along the Beltline, this Southwest Atlanta neighborhood is attracting home buyers who are interested in the original 1950's bungalows, the convenience of Intown life, and thefalse

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First Time Home Buyers - Julia and Dan

Buying a home for the first time can be an exciting yet daunting process. Location, size, and price range barely scratches the surface of all the factors to consider when buying a home. Our Client Engagement Specialist, Julia DeBruler, became a firstfalse

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5 Must Visit Atlanta Rooftop Hangouts

Everything is better with a view. Plain and simple. Why not elevate your outdoor lounging experience with a beautiful cityscape view? With cocktails and dishes as delicious as the scenery, rooftop lounges are ideal for happy hours and weekend fun. Wefalse

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7 Reasons Why You’ll Live Like a Boss in Ruth’s Farm

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Top 10 Metro Atlanta Farmers Markets

Posted on 15, July 2014 by Sarah Eick

Summer is here and that means many local favorite farmers markets in Atlanta are open for business. Shopping at the farmers market is not only a great way to help promote sustainable farms and local businesses, but it's a fun way to spend an afternoonfalse

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Atlanta Named 8th Most Walkable City

Posted on 09, July 2014 by Sarah Eick

Atlanta may be one of the largest urban sprawls, but it was recently ranked the 8th most walkable city in a study conducted by researchers at George Washington University and LOCUS, a development group linked to Smart Growth America. Rather thanfalse

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Four Great Reasons to Take the Old Fourth Ward’s Tour of Homes This Weekend

 

A tour of homes is a great way to discover what a particular neighborhood has to offer. You may not be looking to purchase the particular homes on the tour, but the tour will give you a chance to see the various types of homes, learn a littlefalse

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Historic Roswell

When considering a listing with the descriptor “within walking distance to Historic Roswell” attached, what you see is what you get. Roswell is a town touting its civil war history through a collection of antebellum homes available for tour orfalse

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Atlanta's Best Neighborhoods for Trick-or-Treating, 2012 Edition

Posted on 31, October 2012 by csadmin
The annual Little 5 Points Halloween Parade - Image via Creative Loafing

Oh how the spooky have fallen! After ranking as the 15th best city in the nation for trick-or-treating in 2010, Atlanta has been unranked for the past 2 years in Zillow'sfalse

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The Atlanta Neighborhood that Could: East Lake

Atlanta’s East Lake neighborhood has seen quite the transformation over the past decade. Not too long ago, who could have imagined that one this place - one of the city’s most notorious areas - would one day end up second on our list of locales withfalse

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South Buckhead’s Hidden Gem: The Communities of 26th Street

Posted on 22, August 2012 by csadmin

Tucked down 26th Street in Atlanta’s Brookwood Hills community is an entire neighborhood of condos, townhomes, and apartments that define “off the beaten path.” Really, unless you were looking for this dense little collection, you’d probably neverfalse

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Properties for Under $300,000 Within Close Distance of the Eastside Beltline Trail

Posted on 21, August 2012 by csadmin

The Atlanta Beltline may not have transit as soon as anticipated had the T-SPLOST passed (5-10 years instead of 25), but even without a streetcar zipping along its path the project is still eagerly anticipated. Since 2007 there’s been almost 90 realfalse

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Sheridan-Kalorama and Kalorama Triangle Form an Oh-So-Desirable Pair in D.C's Northwest Quadrant

Posted on 17, August 2012 by csadmin

Kalorama: funny name, serious real estate. Although it sounds like a cheesy band that might have been borne of the 1980s, two neighborhoods that bore this moniker represent some of Washington D.C.’s most desired living areas. They are Kaloramafalse

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North Georgia Lake Primer: Lake Rabun

Posted on 10, August 2012 by csadmin

Location

Lake Rabun is located in the northeast corner of Georgia in Rabun County. It’s about one and half hours from Atlanta by car; it’s the same travel time from Asheville, NC and Greenville, SC as well.

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North Georgia Lake Primer: Lake Oconee

Posted on 27, July 2012 by csadmin

Location

Lake Oconee is located halfway between Atlanta and Augusta in rural east Georgia. It borders Morgan, Greene, and Putnam Counties. It’ll take you about an hour to reach the lake driving from Atlanta.

Size

The lake covers 18,971 acres andfalse

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North Georgia Lake Primer: Lake Allatoona

Posted on 26, July 2012 by csadmin
Lake Allatoona from Red Top Mountain State Park, from Wikipedia

Location

Lake Allatoona is approximately 30 miles northwest of Atlanta. It primarily borders Cherokee and Bartow Counties, although Cobb County also touches its southern shore. Thefalse

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A Primer for North Georgia's Land O'Lakes: Lake Lanier

Posted on 25, July 2012 by csadmin

A couple of months ago we took a look at the beach communities surrounding Charleston, South Carolina. Now that summer is well underway in Atlanta, it seems appropriate to examine the lakes that provide city dwellers with the chance for a relaxingfalse

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The Non-Identical Twins of Atlanta's Westside: Loring Heights and Berkeley Park

Posted on 13, July 2012 by csadmin

Separated by Northside Drive, the Atlanta neighborhoods of Loring Heights and Berkley Park anchor the northern end of what some people refer to as “West Midtown.” The surrounding area might have changed drastically in the last 50 years, but this pairfalse

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Philadelphia's Northern Liberties: Urban Nirvana in the City of Brotherly Love

Posted on 25, June 2012 by csadmin

Philadelphia has been gaining traction in the past couple of decades as an attractive alternative to other cities in the Bos-Wash Corridor (that’s the urban conglomeration that runs from Boston to D.C.). More affordable than the nation’s capital, orfalse

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Collier Hills and Ardmore Park: Historic and Leafy in South Buckhead

Posted on 13, June 2012 by csadmin

Beware of chilly toes in South Buckhead, as Collier Hills and Ardmore Park might just charm your socks off. Although two distinct neighborhoods, they’re often spoken of in the same breath due to their physical proximity. A railroad line has longfalse

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The Residential Revival Is Well Underway in Oakhurst

Posted on 01, June 2012 by csadmin

Even with the state of halted home construction in metro Atlanta, certain pockets here and there seem unhindered by the slowdown in building activity. One of these lucky areas seems to be the Oakhurst section of Decatur. The tear down phenomenon isfalse

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Reynoldstown Finally Gets Its Day in the Sun

Posted on 21, May 2012 by csadmin

Reynoldstown is one of those neighborhoods where you get the sense that something big is about to happen. All of the right elements are in place: it boasts an ideal intown location, a large stock of cute homes ready for some TLC, and a grassrootsfalse

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Historic Midtown: Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing, Baby

Posted on 14, May 2012 by csadmin

Midtown Atlanta has its name tossed around more than pig leather at the Super Bowl. Areas that technically have nothing to do with the district (west of the Connector, or south of North Avenue) are given the “M” name as a descriptor in hopes that somefalse

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Downtown Decatur's Stellar Condo Communities

Posted on 04, May 2012 by csadmin

Decatur is something of a Goldilocks place, in that many people find it to be “just right.” It’s close enough to Atlanta to make it über-convenient, but at a distance that gives it its own identity and flair. The city’s schools are top notch, and itsfalse

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Don't Miss Inman Park Festival 2012!

Posted on 27, April 2012 by csadmin

Don't miss the Inman Park Festival this weekend!  The official hours of the festival are as follows:

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Atlanta Neighborhood Spotlight: Ormewood Park

Posted on 26, April 2012 by csadmin

In the past ten years, Atlanta’s Ormewood Park neighborhood has seen a healthy dose of new energy and investment, and it’s not hard to understand why. The charming early 20th century development sits a scant three miles southeast of downtown Atlantafalse

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Nashville's First Suburban Subdivision: Cherokee Park

Posted on 20, April 2012 by csadmin

Looking for suburban living in Nashville, but don’t want the typical 'burbs experience? Take a look at Cherokee Park. It was the first suburban subdivision in the city, but at only five miles from the center of downtown, it’s not exactly far flung.false

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Doraville's Northcrest Subdivision Entices With Its Vintage Abodes and Affordability

Posted on 16, April 2012 by csadmin

The mania for midcentury modern (MCM) style has been going strong for years now, and it’s only helped to bring renewed attention to northwest Dekalb County’s Northcrest subdivision.  There’s a reason this neighborhood just outside I-285 at I-85 is afalse

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Ansley Park's Beautiful 1920s Condo Twins

Posted on 05, April 2012 by csadmin

Ansley Park gets a lot of love from those familiar with intown Atlanta real estate. It seems to have the best of everything: beautiful homes, a beguiling set of neighborhood parks, and an amazing location next to Midtown. The community is somewhatfalse

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Creative Loafing Atlanta's "Ultimate" Neighborhood Guide?

Posted on 02, April 2012 by csadmin
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Charleston Beach Communities Primer: Isle of Palms

Posted on 29, March 2012 by csadmin

We’ll conclude our overview of Charleston’s beach communities this week with a look at Isle of Palms. This 4.5 square mile barrier island is Sullivan’s Island next door neighbor, separated by only a narrow patch of salty water. Out of all the coastalfalse

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New Home Construction in Franklin, TN Defies the Economic Malaise

Posted on 23, March 2012 by csadmin

If you’re searching for a great Nashville suburb, it’s easy to fall in love with the city of Franklin.  Located 20 miles south of Music City and renowned for its beautiful historic downtown, Franklin has some of the best schools in the state and all thefalse

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Charleston Beach Communities Primer: Folly Island

Posted on 21, March 2012 by csadmin

Next up on our tour of Charleston’s beach communities is Folly Island.  Its position eight miles south from the center of downtown Charleston makes it the closest surf and sand you’ll find near that ancient city.  One can be shopping Upper King andfalse

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Old North Knoxville Is Cooking Up Something New

Posted on 09, March 2012 by csadmin

Old North Knoxville is a great neighborhood for those who appreciate community involvement, historic architecture, and want to to be part of something exciting.  Its housing stock is diverse as the people that call ONK home.  Revitalization has beenfalse

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The Best Historic Neighborhoods in the South As Chosen by This Old House

Posted on 27, February 2012 by csadmin

Photo by Flickr user rustytanton.

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Charleston's Harleston Village

Posted on 23, January 2012 by csadmin

Bordered on two sides by institutions of higher learning is the downtown Charleston neighborhood of Harleston Village.  It’s a community noted for its eclectic architecture, supreme walkability, and the largest body of water on the Peninsula.  Thefalse

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Cooper-Young: Walking to A Different Beat in Memphis

Posted on 06, January 2012 by csadmin
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What’s in a Neighborhood Name?

Posted on 04, January 2012 by csadmin

An intriguing article yesterday on The Atlantic Cities blog explored the sometimes difficult process of cementing a city’s identity through the naming of its neighborhoods.  For example, residents of Indianapolis don’t have a strong grasp on theirfalse

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You Can Now Search Clickscape for Homes in the Charleston, S.C. Area!

Posted on 15, November 2011 by csadmin

Clickscape just got a little more genteel, y'all.  That's because you can now browse Charleston, S.C.-area listings on our website!

Savannah's older, more aristocratic sister to the north is chock full of impressive homes and estates, from thefalse

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Which of Atlanta's Civil War Battlefields Morphed Into Neighborhoods? All of Them.

Posted on 14, November 2011 by csadmin

Does your home stand on a Civil War battlefield?

While Atlanta doesn't have the best track record when it comes to preserving its historical structures, there's no denying the history that's happened here.  We're mainly known for two things, thefalse

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The Intriguing, Invisible World of Atlanta's Eruvim

Posted on 09, November 2011 by csadmin

Within certain northern Atlanta neighborhoods there exists "walled" sanctuaries that are mostly invisible to those not of the Orthodox Jewish faith.  It's called an eruv, and it's a fascinating example of how ancient culture can adjust to modernfalse

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Battle of the Atlanta Neighborhoods: Historic Brookhaven vs. Brookwood Hills

Posted on 01, November 2011 by csadmin

By a strange twist of fate, Buckhead is bookended on its north and south sides by neighborhoods with somewhat similar names.  Brookhaven and Brookwood Hills are both prestigious intown communities with gorgeous historic architecture, but each isfalse

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Atlanta's Best Neighborhoods for Trick-or-Treating, 2011 Edition

Posted on 26, October 2011 by csadmin

What happened Atlanta?  Last year, we were ranked 15th best city in the nation for trick-or-treating by Zillow, but this year we didn't even crack the top 20!  Considering that we were recently crowned "Zombie Capital of the World," this Halloweenfalse

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It's Time to Give Piedmont Heights a Closer Look

Posted on 12, October 2011 by csadmin

Piedmont Heights doesn't have the most beautiful architecture, best walking atmosphere, or the strongest identity when compared to other Atlanta neighborhoods; not everyone can be Inman Park. With that said, the wedge of land formed by thefalse

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Atlanta's NPU System Gives a Voice to the City's Neighborhoods

Posted on 11, October 2011 by csadmin

Looking back, 1974 doesn't seem like the most memorable year.  Nixon announced his resignation, People magazine published its first issue, the Rubik's Cube was invented, and a trio of tragic plane crashes occurred.  Oh yeah, and Ryan Seacrest wasfalse

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Street of the Week: Saint Charles Avenue in Virginia Highland and Midtown

Posted on 06, October 2011 by csadmin

I chose a great time to walk along St. Charles Avenue for this installment of Street of the Week.  It was in the early evening, just as people were beginning to relax after the work day.  There was quite a bit of buzz for a Wednesday: joggers werefalse

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A Downtown Nashville Loft Near Sordid, Fun Printers Alley

Posted on 03, October 2011 by csadmin

Associated Listing

I've been mildly obsessed with this downtown Nashville loft ever since I laid virtual eyes on it.  What is it about arched windows that makes people go gaga?  Maybe it's an innate thing, since psychologists say humans always lookfalse

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Buck-who? Forsyth County's King When It Comes to High End Real Estate

Even with the economy on extended life support, Forsyth County continues to hold its own when it comes to ritzy real estate.  You could say the construction of GA-400 in the early 1990s caused a northbound leak in Buckhead's money dam.

According tofalse

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Street of the Week: Oakdale Road in Candler Park

Oakdale Road stretches from Emory University down to Memorial Drive, but this week we focus our attention on its funky route through Candler Park.  Although sometimes overshadowed by its sister on the other side of Moreland Avenue, Inman Park,false

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Street of the Week: Sloan Street in Historic Roswell's Mill Village

As much as I love Atlanta's intown neighborhoods, I have no qualms about my love affair with Historic Roswell.  There's just something about this old mill town that draws me in. The classic architecture, the cultured vibe, and the fact that it'sfalse

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Enormous Real Estate Development Proposed for the Heart of Midtown...in 1991

Atlanta's Midtown is hardly recognizable from 20 years ago.  It's truly astonishing how much development has occurred in this most urbane of intown neighborhoods, with signature buildings like Metropolis, Viewpoint, Spire, 1010 Midtown, and the false

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Street of the Week: Waverly Way in Inman Park

Inman Park's Haas Mansion, our most recent Over-The-Top-Property, was the also the inspiration for our Street of the Week.  Waverly Way is a street that's only gotten better with age.  It's witnessed the evolution of Inman Park from envied earlyfalse

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Which Atlanta Neighborhoods Favor Your Feet?

Let's be frank: Atlanta doesn't have a reputation as a walking city.  Although we've often been dubbed the "New York of the South," we certainly don't share that city's pedestrian culture or its density.  "L.A. of the East" is a much more aptfalse

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Cobb County Communities Offer Suburban Living with a View

After a relaxing weekend in gorgeous Asheville, North Carolina, I've come to realize something: Atlanta's pretty flat.  Yes, we have hills and compared to Florida we're the Himalayas, but there are few opportunities for  true "mountain homes."false

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Peachtree City's Got A Great Reputation

What is it about Peachtree City?

Although for decades attention has been lavished on Atlanta's northern 'burbs, Peachtree City would take on Woodstock or Alpharetta any day.  Peachtree City's got every amenity they have, plus the nation's #1false

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Street of the Week: Rock Springs Road in Atlanta's Morningside Neighborhood

Posted on 29, August 2011 by csadmin

For the inaugural Street of the Week, we'll take a look down Rock Springs Road, between Morningside Drive and Piedmont Road in Morningside.  Plenty of 1920s charmers await...

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Ranch Homes In Atlanta: Could They Be The New Craftsman Bungalows?

Posted on 25, August 2011 by csadmin

The ranch home is finally getting a little r-e-s-p-e-c-t.

This ubiquitous housing type is now 50 years old, making it eligible for placement on the National Register of Historic Places.   In Georgia, and the Atlanta area in particular, homeownersfalse

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The Intown Buyer's Dilemma: Older Home or Newer Condo?

Posted on 22, August 2011 by csadmin

I’ve always fancied myself an old-house person.  Growing up, I had subscriptions to This Old House and Old House Journal magazines, and I would spend hours drafting plans for what my ideal vintage house would look like.  I had dreams of mellowedfalse

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Atlanta Beltline Homes: Inman Park and Old Fourth Ward

Posted on 17, August 2011 by csadmin

Over the past two weeks, we've looked at homes on the Beltline in Virginia Highland and Poncey Highland.  Our tour  concludes with buildings located in Inman Park and Old Fourth Ward.  These two intown neighborhoods are like cousins, long separatedfalse

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6 Things You Didn't Need To Know About The Marietta Square

Posted on 15, August 2011 by csadmin

The historic Marietta Square could be Cobb County's most loved patch of land.  In an area better known for sprawling neighborhoods and strip shopping centers, the Square stands out as a unique throwback.  People are attracted to its intimate scalefalse

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Discover the Farmers Markets of North Fulton County

Posted on 09, August 2011 by csadmin

Georgia's August weather doesn't usually inspire much outdoor romping, but there is an upside to the sticky season. That is, there's so many ripe things to eat this time of year!  North Fulton County has a nice collection of weekend farmers marketsfalse

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Hop On The Home Elephant For News In Your Neighborhood

Posted on 02, August 2011 by csadmin
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Atlanta Beltline Homes: Poncey Highland

Posted on 01, August 2011 by csadmin
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Release The Hounds At One Of Metro Atlanta's Dog Parks

Posted on 28, July 2011 by csadmin

Good news for Fido:  these days, it's hard to find an area in metro Atlanta lacking in dog parks.  They've been popping up everywhere in the last few years, giving canines a safe place to run around and sniff out new friends.  Dog owners get a kickfalse

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Indian Hills: The One That Started It All Remains Remarkably Popular In East Cobb

Posted on 27, July 2011 by csadmin
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Atlanta Beltline Homes: Virginia Highland

Posted on 26, July 2011 by csadmin

Some exciting things are happening on the Beltline right now.  As in, it's finally being constructed.  Work started in May and will last until early 2012 on the Eastside Trail, which is the segment of the Beltline that runs through some of Atlanta'sfalse

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Peachtree Lofts Offers Affordable, Vintage Living Spaces On The Midtown Mile

Posted on 25, July 2011 by csadmin

If you’re looking for a true loft in the heart of Midtown, Peachtree Lofts is a great buy.  It’s a member of what I like to call the Midtown Loft Trio, which also includes 805 Peachtree and Cornerstone Village.  They all offer vintage livingfalse

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Gorgeous Serenbe Makes For A Cultured Weekend, Lifestyle

Posted on 21, July 2011 by csadmin

Looking for a mini-vacay right about now? Serenbe, located just 32 miles south of Atlanta in beautiful Chattahoochee Hill Country, fits the bill for an easy, relaxing, and undeniably intriguing weekend. The great thing about Serenbe is that you havefalse

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Historic Roswell's Canton Street Is A Buzzing, Walkable Oasis

Posted on 18, July 2011 by csadmin

My significant other and I had dinner this past weekend at the Fickle Pickle Café on Canton Street in Historic Roswell, and it’s safe to say this is the place to be on a Saturday night in the northern suburbs!  The weather had cooled off from thefalse

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Peachtree's Oldest Surviving House Headed to Auction

Posted on 14, July 2011 by csadmin

Almost a year ago, we featured the Rufus Rose House as an Over-the-Top Property of the Week.  The $575K price dropped again to $339K and still failed to attract a buyer, so the 1901 Peachtree Street relic will be heading to the auction block Julyfalse

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Bramblee: The New Smynings?

Posted on 11, July 2011 by csadmin
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Find Your Next Home Via The Peachtree Road Race

Posted on 30, June 2011 by csadmin
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Ranked: Atlanta's Best Neighborhoods

Posted on 29, June 2011 by csadmin
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Is There a Food Truck in Your Neighborhood?

Posted on 22, June 2011 by csadmin
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Neighborhood Focus: Vickery

Posted on 20, June 2011 by csadmin
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Virginia Highland's Orme Park Celebrates First Round of Improvements

Posted on 16, June 2011 by csadmin
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Neighborhood Focus: Ansley Park

Posted on 15, June 2011 by csadmin
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Curious About Crime?

Posted on 13, June 2011 by csadmin
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Don't Miss Metropolis

Posted on 07, April 2011 by csadmin
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Spring Festivals Can Help You Choose an Atlanta Neighborhood

Posted on 28, March 2011 by csadmin
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Top 10 Benefits of Historic Preservation

Posted on 02, March 2011 by csadmin
I just moved to downtown Atlanta's historic district of Fairlie-Poplar. As a history buff who has always been interested in architecture and also loves seeing skyscrapers out her window, I couldn't have picked a better neighborhood. Some of Atlanta'sfalse
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Web Resources For Finding the Perfect Atlanta Neighborhood

Posted on 09, December 2010 by csadmin

A few weeks ago, we listed our top five favorite web resources for homebuyers. We also went more in-depth in a subsequent post on our most highly recommended general sites for comprehensive real estate info. While any potential buyer can benefit fromfalse

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Atlanta Ranked 15th Best City for Trick-or-Treating

Posted on 25, October 2010 by csadmin

Last week, nationwide real estate site Zillow released its list of the top 20 U.S. cities for trick-or-treating, and Atlanta came in at #15. Atlanta placed just under Los Angeles (#14) -- a ranking I personally found to be hogwash (unless, of course,false

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Rethinking Buckhead Village

The latest issue of the Atlanta Business Chronicle has an article on new zoning rules in Buckhead that aim to encourage more walkable and sustainable developments. The stated goal of the rezoning in question is to promote more street-level retail,false

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Check Out Fall Festivals to Find Your Ideal Intown Atlanta Neighborhood

Now that the dog days of summer are winding down, we can look forward to cooler temperatures...and all kinds of fall festivals throughout the Atlanta area. Intown Atlanta festivals and seasonal celebrations are a great way for house-hunters to get a feelfalse

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