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What $300K buys around Atlanta right now

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The offerings are plentiful and varied to the north and west of the city’s core

In this latest Curbed Comparisons, we examine what $300,000—give or take $10,000—can buy around Atlanta right now.

This price point reveals a lot of listings in Atlanta, but the majority turned out to be single-family homes on the Westside and condominiums and townhomes to the north. There’s a good mix in this roundup ranging from a one-bedroom loft in a sought-after location to three-bedroom dwellings that offer more space. That all reflects two key aspects that influence buying decisions: space and location.

Located on Oak Street in West End, this 1,994-square-foot home serves up three bedrooms and three bathrooms. Updated from its 1991 origins, the house sports new hardwood floors, a new backsplash, new paint, a new gas fireplace, and new windows on the ground floor. Plus, it not only has off-street parking, but also includes a one-car garage. The priciest listing in this bunch, the current asking price is $309,900.

At Peachtree Place in Brookhaven, this 1995 apartment recently underwent a renovation that included a new kitchen, an upgraded guest bathroom, and upgraded fixtures and fans throughout. With three bedrooms and two bathrooms, the 1,402-square-foot unit also includes a small balcony. HOA fees of $592 per month cover such amenities as a swimming pool, fitness center, dog park, business center, theater, and billiards room as well as water, sewer, garbage, and pest control. Current asking price is $299,900.

In Atlanta’s Bolton neighborhood, northwest of Midtown, this two-bedroom, one-bathroom bungalow from 1948 maximizes natural light to make its 1,052 square feet seem larger. Following a recent renovation, the home is now outfitted with a new roof, new windows, an updated kitchen, an updated bathroom, and a new HVAC system. A new large deck provides nice outdoor entertaining space out back, but the yard will need some attention to make it truly noteworthy. The current ask is $299,000.

Located at The Stacks in Cabbagetown, this 903-square-foot loft with one bedroom and one bathroom is the smallest property in this group. Inside, find 16-foot ceilings, exposed brick walls, natural pine wood ceilings, and polished concrete floors. Monthly HOA fees of $247 cover the cost of a sweet swimming pool, three rooftop decks, a fitness center, and a dog run. After a recent price cut of $10,000, the asking price is $294,900.

West of downtown in Ashview Heights, this 1930s bungalow features three bedrooms and three bathrooms in 1,851 square feet. On the heels of a recent renovation, it boasts a new roof, new windows, updated kitchen and bathrooms, and a new HVAC system. It also comes with a finished basement that could be utilized for more living space or converted into rental space for extra income. Current asking price: $300,000 even.


Which property is the best buy?

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  • 19%
    921 Oak Street S.W. (West End)
    (114 votes)
  • 4%
    3777 Peachtree Road N.E., Apt. 514 (Brookhaven)
    (29 votes)
  • 14%
    1948 Sumter Street N.W. (Bolton)
    (86 votes)
  • 24%
    170 Boulevard S.E., Apt. H213 (Cabbagetown)
    (145 votes)
  • 37%
    63 Joseph E. Lowery Blvd. N.W. (Ashview Heights)
    (221 votes)
595 votes total Vote Now