Looking for family friendly, affordable neighborhoods in Atlanta GA?
If you area new to the Atlanta "Intown" area, finding a neighborhood that is safe, family friendly and affordable is often confusing to many Atlanta home buyers. To help with your search, we've highlighted several options that might be a good fit for you... and your wallet!
Below you will find several "top picks", but if you would like more Atlanta neighborhood recommendations, please visit our new Affordable Atlanta Neighborhoods webpage.
Average home sales price in the mid $200s
Located just outside Downtown Decatur and less than 15 minutes from Downtown Atlanta, this charming town offers you that small town feel, lots of parks, good schools and easy access to Interstate 285. Home prices range from about $150K to $850K, so there is definitely something for everyone. You can often find a newer construction home or a 1950s ranch or rambler style home in the mid to low $200s. Get more information about the area and view ALL the homes for sale in Avondale Estates GA.
While Avondale Estate is much more traditional, the East Atlanta community is a hip, diverse and very friendly Atlanta neighborhood. Located only three miles outside of Downtown Atlanta, the center of the neighborhood is called the East Atlanta Village (EAV) and it offers lots of restaurants, shops, pubs, live music and some fantastic annual festivals. This family friendly, affordable neighborhood in Atlanta was called “the best kept secret in Atlanta” by the Washington Post and “the epitome of cool” by Creative Loafing. Throughout the neighborhood, you will find Craftsman bungalows, post war cottages (built in the 1940s and 1950s, new construction Craftsman homes and more. Learn more about this Intown Atlanta neighborhood and view all the homes for sale in East Atlanta.
Medlock Park - Decatur
Average home sales price in the high $100s to low $200s
If you want FRIENDLY, look no further! Medlock Park has some of the most outgoing, friendly residents I've ever seen and it is a wonderful place to call home. Located about two minutes away from Emory University, the CDC and the VA Hospital, Medlock Park is an affordable option with a very desirable locations. This North Decatur neighborhood (zip code 30033) is filled with mid-century brick ranch style homes and features walking and biking trails, a large park (Medlock Park) with ball fields, playgrounds and more. Learn more about Medlock Park and view all the current real estate listings for sale.
More Affordable Neighborhoods in Atlanta GA
Avondale Estates, East Atlanta and Medlock Park are just a sample of what Atlanta has to offer. To view our complete list of family friendy, affordable neighborhoods in Atlanta, click here. We have over a dozen suggestions from Grant Park to Kirkwood and Underwood Hills to Woodland Hills in the $100K to $350K price ranges.
If you have questions about a particular Atlanta neighborhood or need help trying to narrow down which areas might be the best fit for you and your family, please call me anytime! I've live in the area for almost 20 years and could talk your ear off!
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