South Fulton-Atlanta Real Estate & Homes for Sale in Georgia
South Fulton, known locally as ?The Jewel of South Atlanta,? is located in the Atlanta Metro Area and is a part of Fulton County, the most populated county in Georgia. The area is comprised of a unique blend of historic properties along tree-lined streets and modern designs in several newly constructed master-planned communities.
Employment opportunities abound, as does an abundance of recreational and entertainment amenities for people of all ages. With the increased population to this region come the perks, including City Beautiful projects such as the creation of new parks and green spaces, commercial office space, regional shopping centers, entertainment venues and mega-complexes filled with movie theatres, restaurants, specialty shops and retail stores. Furthermore, there is the constant stream of new residential development projects. Real estate options consist of single-family homes, condominiums, townhouses, historic properties and land lots for custom building.
City officials are committed to making Atlanta one of America?s finest cities and it shows. The city is an economic hub for international companies in all industries, but it?s also at the local level, where real economic prosperity is evident. South Fulton has a very strong Chamber of Commerce and a powerful voice throughout the communities of the Atlanta metropolitan area. Residents benefit from excellent schools, wide streets, clean and safe parks. A festive social life is highlighted by the presence of professional and amateur sports plus community-sponsored special events, including themed parades, festivals, fairs and other family-oriented celebrations.
From southwest Atlanta to Palmetto, new subdivisions and planned communities are sprouting up everywhere in South Fulton. Homes in all shapes and sizes are being constructed to suit any price range. From ?live-work-play? units in Camp Creek Market Place to traditional homes and condominiums in both Cascade Heights and Sandtown, homebuyers have many housing options to choose from. Cascade/Sandtown homes in South Fulton are priced from the $100,000s. For buyers to purchase a home in a more mature neighborhood, they can find a vast selection of three, four and five-bedroom homes scattered throughout South Fulton. Depending on the size, location and amenities, these older homes were built between 1970 and 1990 and range in price from the mid-$200,000s to $800,000 and more. Historic properties are also available as is land for custom development.
South Fulton-Atlanta Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of April 17th, 2020: homes priced around $199,245 compared to $217,950 the previous week, showing a decrease of less than -9%. For Friday, April 17th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.51%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.90%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.41%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 4.12%.