Commercial Office Space: Downtown East Point
Commercial Storefront For Lease in West Midtown
Back On Market: Conley Hills, East Point
Rental Available: Jefferson Park, East Point
FOR RENT: Beautiful Cottage in Jefferson Park, East Point

This Week’s Mortgage Update

Here are the 6 most important things you need to know from the Mortgage World this Week courtesy of our friends at Shelter Mortgage: FICO, the innovator of modern day credit scoring, has announced the latest version of its scoring model due out this fall will downgrade the impact of medical collections. The logic is that medical collections are not as intentional as other types of collections and should not be given as much weight. The more medical collections that show on one’s credit report, the more favorable the impact will be to one’s credit score. July Existing Home Sales Continue reading

Atlanta Real Estate Market Update: July 2014


The National Association of REALTORS® reported existing-home sales increased in July to their highest annual pace of the year, and the ongoing decline in distressed sales reached an important milestone. NAR Chief Economist, Lawrence Yun, continues to state that we are in a multi-year property recovery, “The number of houses for sale is higher than a year ago and tamer price increases are giving prospective buyers less hesitation about entering the market,” Local Market Conditions Atlanta’s First Multiple Listing Service reported active inventory level for Residential Single Family Detached continues to increase with 21,571 active listings as of the end of Continue reading

Eastside Trail Gateway Grand Opening this Friday

Eastside Trail Gateway

The Eastside Trail Gateway, an ADA-accessible path connecting Historic Fourth Ward Park to the Eastside Trail, officially opens at 11 a.m. on August 22 in a ribbon-cutting ceremony led by Mayor Kasim Reed. The Gateway begins across from the Angier Springs Road access point of the Eastside Trail and winds down the hill toward the park, connecting at Dallas Street and North Angier Avenue. The ceremony will take place at this intersection on the grassy lawn of Historic Fourth Ward Park. In the spirit of the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership’s emphasis on health, a fitness walk will take place immediately following the ribbon-cutting. B98.5 Continue reading

SOLD! Charming Colonial Hills Bungalow

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Amazing bungalow in charming Colonial Hills neighborhood in East Point. Beautiful hardwood floors through-out. Living Room features large brick, decorative fireplace and is filled with light. Centrally located dining room is large and connects to all parts of the home. Kitchen with classic white cabinets, granite counters, and keeping room. Front bedroom has 2nd fireplace, back bedroom has his/hers closet. Laundry room could be potential 2nd bath. Perfect for outdoor living with front porch, patio and fully fenced yard. Short Sale. 2229 Dauphine Street, Colonial Hills, East Point, Georgia 3 Bedrooms | 1 Bathroom | Off Street Parking | Fenced Continue reading

Commercial Storefront For Lease in West Midtown

1331 Marietta Blvd, M-West, Atlanta, GA - Commercial Storefront for Lease 02

Fabulous commercial unit for rent in hip M-West community, near new Atlanta Ballet and booming Huff Road Corridor. Approved uses include office, retail, salon or restaurant (has existing grease trap). This end unit may be leased as one space or divided in 16′ increments (currently subdivided into 16′ and 32′ storefronts) Each storefront features beautiful floor to ceiling glass walls and are 30′ deep. New tenant may be provided up to 2-months build out period for customization. Great exposure on busy Marietta Blvd, alternative route from Howell Mill to Smyrna. 1331 Marietta Boulevard NW, Atlanta, GA 30318 470 to 1410 Continue reading

This Week’s Mortgage Update

Shelter Morgage

Here are the 6 most important things you need to know from the Mortgage World this Week courtesy of our friends at Shelter Mortgage: DeKalb County 2014 tax bills have been released and are now available online at: Shelter Mortgage has a new Conforming program that allows all of the down payment to come from a gift. For a borrower with good credit but limited funds, this is an excellent way to avoid FHA mortgage insurance. Mortgage rates remain very sensitive to geopolitical events. When news reports surfaced on Friday that Ukrainians destroyed part of an armed Russian convoy, Continue reading

FOR RENT: Beautiful Cottage in Jefferson Park, East Point

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Great rental home in beautiful Jefferson Park Community, just steps away from fully renovated Recreation Center. Convenient to airport, interstates, restaurants, schools and MARTA. Living Room with hardwood floors and masonry fireplace. Separate Dining Room. Small kitchen with white cabinets and appliances. Two light and bright bedrooms, also with hardwood floors. Bonus room/office/den off the living room. Come make this house your home today. 1396 E Forrest Avenue, Jefferson Park, East Point, GA 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathroom | Separate Living & Dining Rooms | Bonus Room Rental Rate: $795 Directions: Head south on I-75 S/I-85 S, Take exit 242 to merge Continue reading

Atlanta BeltLine Releases App for Android and iPhone


The Atlanta BeltLine App puts everything you need to know about “the place where Atlanta comes together” at your fingertips! An essential tool for every Atlanta BeltLine visitor, this app helps you plan your trip and personalize your experience with Atlanta’s most exciting parks and trails. Interactive and easy-to-use, it is loaded with information about trails, parks, artwork, suggested routes, picnic spots, recreational activities, nearby dining, and more. The Atlanta BeltLine recently received the prestigious Prix d’Excellence Award as the best environmental rehabilitation project in the world, and it still has many miles to go! We look forward to providing Continue reading

Open House Sunday: Yorkshire at Dogwood Farms, Decatur

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Open House: Sunday, August 17th from 2:00 – 5:00 PM Stunning traditional home well-situated on corner lot. Grand foyer with hardwood floors, formal living room, seperate dining room & large family room with vaulted ceilings. Updated kitchen with granite counters, stained cabinets & large island. All stainless steel appliances remain including refrigerator. Washer & gas dryer also remain with laundry room. Spacious master suite with double vanity, jetted tub & seperate shower. Bonus loft space & two additional bedrooms upstairs.  Amazing basement fully finished with bar,open rec area, full bath & storage. Short Sale 4259 Magnolia Path, Yorkshire at Dogwood Continue reading

Transit Oriented Development Coming to Brookhaven MARTA Station

Brookhaven MARTA Station Redevelopment Option 1

MARTA announced the release of a fourth station for redevelopment. The Brookhaven/Oglethorpe Station, located on the Gold Line in the City of Brookhaven, contains approximately 10 acres of underutilized surface parking on the east and west sides of the station. The station is within walking distance of Oglethorpe University and the Town Brookhaven mixed-use project to the north with the surrounding community to the east primarily consisting of residential uses. There are 1,416 spaces in the parking area, which are utilized at a weekday rate of approximately 35-40%. MARTA will solicit proposals to convert the surface parking lots into a high-quality, Continue reading