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Atlanta Real Estate Community Spotlight

Atlanta Real Estate Community Spotlight highlights neighborhoods around Atlanta giving GA Home buyers more information about a given Subdivision.  Atlanta Real Estate specialists, the Jarvis Team is ready to highlight the communities you are interested in. 

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When you're talking about family oriented neighborhoods there's several factors that come to mind.  Generally speaking it's schools, parks and low crime.  Obviously those are things that everyone wants whether they have a gaggle of kids or not.   Wallethub just released a study the Top Cities To Raise A Family In Georgia that's not your run of the mill look at ratings on GreatSchools plus crime and gave us some pretty cool metrics of our cities here in the metro Atlanta area. 

Top Cities To Raise A Family In Georgia

  1. Top Cities To Raise A Family In GeorgiaJohns Creek - Everyone's favorite city is back in another review. 
  2. Milton - The former horse country of Alpharetta is number 2 on this list. 
  3. Alpharetta - How could Alpharetta not be on a best of list for "metro" Atlanta.  
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Top 10 Neighborhoods In Alpharetta

Top 10 Neighborhoods In Alpharetta, GA

Alpharetta is one of the most popular relocation destinations for people moving to the Atlanta metro area and also from within the area itself.  It's price point of the median home makes it a move-up destination for most and the amenities make most envious.  So let's dive into the places that you'd likely consider if you're moving to Alpharetta.  

This list was compiled using just quantity of sales.  So there could be a great smaller neighborhood but it won't compete with the likes of the biggest neighborhood Windward which will dominate any "quantity" based study. 

  1. Windward - As the largest neighborhood calling Alpharetta home, Windward will be the top of any list. 
  2. Country Club of the South - This
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Highland Manor LawrencevilleHighland Manor is one of the premier Lawrenceville neighborhoods. This new community's primary claim is that it has great location. It makes sense; after all, it is located in Lawrenceville which is known to have every establishment that every person needs.

A few minutes away from this neighborhood are high rated schools. One of these schools is the W.J. Cooper Elementary School which is a 7-minute drive from Highland Manor. McConnell Middle School is also close by as it is only a 6-minute drive away while Archer High school is the closest, being only a 2-minute drive away.

Aside from schools, there are several restaurants near the home where date nights or family lunches can be held. Several of which are Frontera Mex-Mex Grill, Joe's American

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Top 10 Neighborhoods In Gwinnett County With The Best Amenities

Homes with AmenitiesIf you're thinking of moving to Gwinnett County chances are you good you're looking for a family friendly neighborhood with amenities.   Each one of these neighborhoods are top sellers in Gwinnett for a reason, they have awesome amenity packages and all include homes with access to a swimming pool (not to be confused with homes with a pool).   Without further ado, here's your top 10 neighborhoods in Gwinnett County With Amenities to die for (in reverse order). 

  1. Fall Creek - Loganville - Fall Creak rounds out our top 10 list of neighborhoods.  There's no wonder why it's popular, it's new construction and it's pretty difficult to find great new construction with much variety without
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Olde Atlanta Club in Suwanee GA

Olde Atlanta Club Homes in Suwanee

Suwanee is one of the most popular destinations for people relocating to Atlanta.  The combination of luxury and value and convenience is hard to top.  Today we're featuring Olde Atlanta Club.  Olde Atlanta Club is a neighborhood in Suwanee that features a great setting of picturesque rivers, lake, golf course, and forests. This gorgeous neighborhood offers a first-class living experience for those who deserve the best things in life.

This 600-acre premier neighborhood has 640 homes located along the Chattahoochee River Valley. Inside this community is the Olde Atlanta Golf Course with 6,789 yards designed by Arthur Hills, a well-known architect. This course is awarded not only because of its great play but

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Most Popular Neighborhoods In Gwinnett

Most Popular Neighborhoods In Gwinnett

Home sales are soaring in Gwinnett County and if you're new to the area you might want to know what are some of the Most Popular Neighborhoods In Gwinnett to begin your search.  This list contains some of the largest and therefore they will be perennially on this list but there's some new comers so let's run down the list.  Most all are in great school districts and all but one feature grade "A" amenities.  Not every one of these is in the north section, there's a Loganville subdivision here.

  1. Daniel Park - (Dacula) This is one of our team's favorite subdivisions in Gwinnett County to sell a home and to show in.  Great Schools, great access to 85 and the mall it's no wonder it's on the list.
  2. Edgewater
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Charlotte Vs Atlanta

Atlanta, GA vs Charlotte, NC

Two renowned southern cities – which city has the superior real estate?

The parallels between Atlanta, Georgia and Charlotte, N.C. are staggering. Both cities boast a healthy unemployment rate of 5.3, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, with steadily growing labor forces over the last decade. Both are young cities with a median age of 35 which is 2.7 years younger than the national average.  The biggest difference is the sheer size of each city.  Charlotte is more than two times larger than Atlanta at 297 square miles compared to 132 square miles. From a real estate perspective, the Atlanta median home sales price in the month of February 2016 was $178,465, and Charlotte was just behind with $177,650 in the

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Closeout of Classic Roswell Townhome Community

Providence Final OpportunitiesProvidence is a closeout community of new construction in Roswell GA built by Frontdoor Communities. This neighborhood is now releasing a limited number of homes starting from the $580. You're probably asking: "Why should I call a Roswell Real Estate Agent now to get my own home in Providence?"

Here are reasons why:

  1. The homes are of great quality and have amazing design. These homes exude a luxury feel as they are a mix of classic and modern architecture. What's more is that they don't scrimp on comfort, as well! There are 2 different floor plans to choose from depending on your needs and taste.
  2. The community has great onsite amenities! Aside from the homes, you can find a lot of amenities in
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Brooke Farm - Suburban Feel With Urban Convenience

Brooke Farm Real Estate In DekalbBrooke Farm Subdivision is a neighborhood situated in Dunwoody, South of Mount Vernon Road and Dunwoody Club Drive. This Dekalb County subdivision features upscale homes built within 1985-2001.  This planned development is the last of it's kind in Dunwoody, GA.  

Dunwoody real estate for sale in this neighborhood include cluster and traditional homes. The list price for the available homes ranges from $499,000-770,000 with 3-6 bedrooms and 2.5-6 bathrooms.  

Brook Farm Subdivision homeowner's association membership includes access and maintenance contributions to the playground swimming pool, and tennis court for $550.00 a year. Brooke farm schools are Kingsley Elementary School, Peachtree Middle

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Best Cities For Young Families In Georgia

Best Cities For Young FamiliesIn Real Estate there's a bunch of no-no words for us to use making much of we can tell the public sound like a politician running for office.   Lucky for us Nerdwallet isn't at all concerned and in fact, we agree at least in part that both Buford and Flowery Branch make excellent choices for young families (or older families).  

Nerdwallet looked at 4 key factors:

  1. Affordability
  2. Schools
  3. Growth
  4. Family Friendliness - a made up measure involving poverty levels, school aged children and the ratio of these factors. 

Let's take a look at the cities that made their list and why in Metro Atlanta. 

#6 Buford - Buford was cited as a top city for young families in Georgia due to it's small size,

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