Atlanta Real Estate Information
Are you looking for homes for sale in the Greater Atlanta real estate market? Let The Pars Estates Team guide you through the home buying or selling process in Cherokee, Cobb, Dawson, Dekalb, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett, Hall and Walton Counties. Click on the links below to view available listings in each area. If you have questions, or would like more information about buying and selling a home in our area, click here.
CHEROKEE COUNTY | Search All Cherokee County Listings
COBB COUNTY | Search All Cobb County Listings »
As of 2014, Cobb County’s population is 691,820 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 13.83 percent. The median home cost in Cobb County is $169,600. Home appreciation the last year has been 16.00 percent. Compared to the rest of the country, Cobb County’s cost of living is 1.30% Higher than the U.S. average. Cobb County public schools spend $10,255 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 14.3 students per teacher in Cobb County. The unemployment rate in Cobb County is 6.10 percent (U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Cobb County jobs have increased by 1.77 percent. Cobb county‘s cities are Acworth, Austell, Cobbtown, Kennesaw , Marietta , Powder springs , Smyrna . Largest city is Marietta, located in the center of county
Quality Schools DO Affect Property Values
Cobb County’s rank it the 12th most educated county in the United States and the most educated in Georgia. East Cobb is known for the good schools in Metro Atlanta area.
School plays a big role in the value of a house, whether you have kids in school or not. A good school has a big impact in the value of the house. The website SchoolDigger.com which uses a 5-star rating system based on a number of different factors including enrollment, student/teacher ratios and test scores. What we found was that properties near schools with a rating of 4 or 5 stars were almost completely insulated from declining values while those near schools with 1-3 stars experienced massive losses in value over that 3 year period.
An education in home values: Schools play key role
Study says the best add a hefty dollar amount to what houses are worth
Good education doesn’t come cheap, even when you want to send your kids to public school
Across the Atlanta area, homebuyers can pay a premium of $100,000 or more for a house that is zoned to one of the best public elementary schools, a study shows. It determined that Americans on average pay $50 per square foot more for homes served by schools whose students outperformed their peers, the study found. It found large price differences – hundreds of thousands of dollars, in some cases – between very similar homes in the same neighborhood but served by different schools.
DAWSON COUNTY | Search All Dawson County Listings
DEKALB COUNTY | Search All DeKalb County Listings
- Avondale Estates
- Pine Lake
- Stone Mountain
FORSYTH COUNTY | Search All Forsyth County Listings
FULTON COUNTY | Search All Fulton County Listings
- College Park
- East Point
- Fort McPherson
- John’s Creek
- Red Oak
- Sandy Springs
- Union City
GWINNETT COUNTY | Search All Gwinnett County Listings
- Berkeley Lake
- Sugar Hill