There are 5 blog entries for July 2010.
Monday, July 26th, 2010 at 4:49pm. 504 Views, 0 Comments.
If you have been following our Smyrna Vinings blog for some time, you have probably come to realize that our writers are real estate experts with Hirsh Real Estate Specialists. Our goal is to use our expertise in this market to provide readers, buyers and sellers with the best information currently available.
As a part of improving this service for our clients, we have just launched our new website www.HirshRealEstate.com with specific pages devoted to both Smyrna Real Estate and Vinings Real Estate. For those of you who are a little more techno-savvy, there is an Advanced Search Page where you can search by subdivision, school district, MLS number and many other specific criteria.
We are constantly working to provide you…
Thursday, July 22nd, 2010 at 2:56pm. 675 Views, 0 Comments.
I was recently contacted by Josie Gulliksen who is a writer for AOL's real estate section. She wanted to interview a Buckhead Realtor and she had found me through the Buckhead Real Estate area of our website. Josie informed me that there was a historic home on West Wesley Road that had just been painted bright orange by it's respectable, but apparently eccentric, owner.
The owner is a former antique dealer and his intention was to have an aged terra-cotta look, but the home is as orange as any you have ever seen.
The article quotes me as saying
"I would be quite upset if any of my neighbors decided to paint their homes such a hideous color, but I have to stop short of saying that we should legislate or regulate the color that people in…
Thursday, July 15th, 2010 at 11:43am. 583 Views, 0 Comments.
Buckhead is a destination and it is a true pleasure to live in such a wonderful area. For those who enjoy the city life, nothing can beat living in one of Buckhead's condos. Whether it be a high-rise condo in the heart of Buckhead, or a stately townhome on a quiet leafy street, you will be pleased with the condo selection in Buckhead.
Buckhead Condos Sold 1st Half 2010
AThe average condo in Buckhead over the first six months of 2010 was sold in 102 days for $242,974 which is 2.1% lower than the same period in 2010.
While prices have remained flat sales have jumped year-over-year from 281 to 329 condos in 2010. That represents an increase in the volume of transactions of 14.6%.
If you only got…
Thursday, July 15th, 2010 at 11:06am. 440 Views, 0 Comments.
Here we are, already more than halfway through 2010...so what has the Buckhead real estate market been
doing for the first six months of the year?
Below is my mid-year 2010 market report for the Buckhead single-family home market.
Buckhead Homes Sold 1st Half 2010
As shown by the chart below, the average sale price for a home in Buckhead over the first six months of 2010 was $803,025 which is 10.6% lower than the same period in 2010.
Even though average sale prices have decreased, the number of homes that sold jumped from 254 in 2009 to 315 Buckhead homes in 2010. That represents an increase in the volume of transaction of nearly 20%.
There are currently 945 homes for sale…
Wednesday, July 7th, 2010 at 4:34pm. 482 Views, 0 Comments.
It was several months ago that I first wrote about efforts to create an International District in Buckhead to serve as a home for consulates, trade offices, and Multinational Companies. www.GlobalAtlanta.com has reported that this project has moved one step closer to being realized.
"A proposal to create an international district in Buckhead, where consulates, bi-national chambers of commerce, trade offices and multinational companies would be clustered, is headed to the next level.
More than 50 people from Atlanta's international community have agreed to serve on a committee to pursue the idea, Jim Durrett, executive director of the Buckhead Community Improvement District, told GlobalAtlanta.
He plans to hold a meeting of the group…