Atlanta is the ninth largest city in the country with 5.7 million people. But before you think “overly congested”, realize that metro Atlanta is spread out over multiple miles and two different counties.
20,000 Foot View
- Atlanta served as a critical organizing city center of the Civil Rights Movement during the 1960s.
- In 1996, it hosted the Summer Olympics.
- Today the state of Georgia has become the number one filming location in the world, thanks in large part to Atlanta.
- Atlanta has become a national center of commerce and the unofficial capital of the New South.
Why Move to Atlanta?
As longtime residents, and very plugged-in real estate agents, Sarah and Lisa can tell you all the advantages of living in Atlanta. Here are the top ones.
Delta Airlines, United Parcel Service (UPS), Home Depot, Coca-Cola, CNN just to name a few of the international brands that call Atlanta home. It’s also considered a tech city with loads of jobs for those in the tech industry.
The Cost of Living
Coming in at 2% BELOW the national average, Atlanta is not a prohibitively expensive city, and comes in way below the cities of New York and Los Angeles.
Diverse and Varied Housing
Intown Atlanta offers an incredible amount of diverse housing options. Cottages, Bungalows, High Rise Condos, Gated Estates…the list goes on and on all with a wide variety of price points and neighborhoods.
Plenty of HOME TEAMS to Get Invested In
When relocating to new city, cheering on the home teams are a great way to instantly belong and meet people! A quintessential Sports City, Atlanta has an abundance of professional sports teams. Professional baseball (The Braves), football (The Falcons), basketball (The Hawks), soccer (Atlanta United), and tennis (Atlanta is home to the BB&T Atlanta Open every summer).
Summer is HOT! No hiding this and minimizing the humidity. However, the upside of that is that winters are mild! Fall is gorgeous with stunning foliage and spring is green and cool at night and warm during the day. Lots of people LOVE the Atlanta weather. You can feel and appreciate the seasons without the extremes.
Art and Culture
The Fox Theatre, The Alliance Theatre, The High Museum, Eddie’s Attic … the list is really long of iconic theatres and museums.
Night Life: Restaurants and Bars
The restaurant and bar scene are amazing in Atlanta with some top chefs offering amazing culinary creations. The bars are also very diverse offering vibes that range from clubs to “get up and dance” to those specializing in quaint southern charm.
Relocating to Atlanta is an exciting prospect and lot of people are making the decision to do just that every day. Sarah and Lisa would love to give you a tour and show you all the amazing things and homes Atlanta has to offer. Contact them today!