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.
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921 Oak Street S.W. (West End)
3777 Peachtree Road N.E., Apt. 514 (Brookhaven)
1948 Sumter Street N.W. (Bolton)
170 Boulevard S.E., Apt. H213 (Cabbagetown)
63 Joseph E. Lowery Blvd. N.W. (Ashview Heights)