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April 2014 Newsletter

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2014 SPRING REAL ESTATE MARKET UPDATE
Jenny Pruitt, Founder and CEO of Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International Realty and Nancy See, Senior Vice President, Managing Broker discuss the 2014 Spring Real Estate Market and share that Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International Realty sales are up 17% so far this year from the same period in 2013.

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Painted Brick

Atlanta has lots of painted brick houses. We actually grew up in a painted brick house. 44 Wakefield in Brookwood Hills used to be red brick. In the 1950′s I think, our father mixed blue paint, thinner and water. The house has had a very distinctive look ever since.  Painted brick is part of an American Revival architectural vernacular. It is a more conservative look compared to the eclectic architectural style prevalent in Atlanta’s new construction 10 years ago.

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955 West Wesley Road

Heery Brothers is pleased to present another quality new home by experienced Earthcraft custom home builder, Crestar Properties. Ready for immediate occupancy. Brick & cedar, 10ft. ceilings, high end appointments, walk out backyard, plenty of unfinished daylight basement, sidewalk to Morris Brandon. Pool option $75,000. Property is also known as 985 Dawnview Lane. For more information in this listing, please click here.  This is the third house to be built at the corner of West Wesley and Dawnview. The … Read more


What is the best public elementary school in Atlanta?

Every year we blog about Atlanta’s top public elementary Schools. Why? Quite simple at a high level – Atlanta’s real estate market performance has been heavily co-related to school performance. And why is that? Well, this is not simple. Politics, demographics, availability of educational alternatives, etc. all play important roles. As far as real estate is concerned, a significant portion of property taxes are allocated to schools in the area. Where people are spending a high proportion of their income Read more


The Normal Short Sale in Buckhead

Heery Brothers has worked on Short Sales for many years.  In this article, we will explain one way in which they became a more normal part of the market in the last year. We have represented both buyers and sellers. For those buyers looking for a good deal on quality property in Buckhead, there are more short sales than foreclosures.  Towards that end, something very interesting has happened – short sales had better “price performance” than normal sales in 2011. Read more