Given the rise in popularity of the Intown “urban” lifestyle — especially among emerging affluent young adults — it should come as no surprise that luxury Atlanta condos have been experiencing a surge in recent years. From smaller boutique complexes featuring rooftop living to soaring high-rises with breathtaking views, a luxury condo for many people represents city living at its finest. And yet, owning a condo is not quite the same as owning a single-family home. There are significant differences in what your dollar buys, how your home maintains its value and what extra living costs you should expect. While these are neither good nor bad compared to owning a house, it’s important to know, and embrace, these differences so […]
Among those who are new to Atlanta, as well as those who are first-time homebuyers, the question commonly comes up as to whether it is better to buy a condo, townhome or house. Is there an advantage to owning one over the others from an investment standpoint? Should one or more of these options simply be avoided? Understanding the legal differences As far as making your home in Atlanta, there are advantages and disadvantages to each type of property, and the choice of which to buy really depends on your priorities and preferences. The same holds true from an investment standpoint, although it helps to understand the difference between them as far as legal descriptions are concerned, so you have […]
When many people think of Buckhead real estate, they think of the community’s historic bungalows, elegant mansions and established neighborhoods, but Buckhead is also home to dozens of high-rise and mid-rise condominium buildings. They are available at a variety of price levels, in numerous styles and with an assortment of amenities and features. However, no matter what you choose, each one is just minutes from unlimited work and entertainment opportunities. So, where can you find these amazing Buckhead condos? Peachtree (South Buckhead) Area Peachtree Street, or Peachtree Road as it is called when it reaches Buckhead, runs through the city of Atlanta and is considered something of a main street. It is the road where parades take place in the […]
In 2013, Forbes magazine named Atlanta as one of the “Best Places for Businesses and Careers,” and rightfully so. From Fortune 500 companies to small startups, the city’s economy is booming, and each day, thousands of people commute from the suburbs and beyond. However, not everyone enjoys spending hours of time stuck in traffic, and more and more of Atlanta’s employees are choosing to live close to work. Many of the city’s new high-rise condos are making that easier than ever with their luxurious amenities, beautiful residences and convenient locations. 1. Seventh Midtown Location: 867 Peachtree Street Price: Residences start in the $700s Features and Amenities: The two- and three-bedroom homes at Seventh Midtown range from 1,805 to 2,874 square […]
Curious to know more about what today’s buyers are looking for in the New Construction Condo market? Join top-ranking agents Burma Weller and Kevin McBride as they share their insights about the current trends for New Home Sales. Burma has been an agent with Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International Realty since the opening in 2008. She attributes her success to her ability to retain clients for many years by providing personal attention and a commitment to excellence. Kevin also joined Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International Realty in 2008. Kevin says his varied and international background is a true attribute when dealing with Atlanta’s diversified and global clientele.