Ready to put down roots in Atlanta? Perhaps you’re moving to the city from afar for a new job. Or maybe you’re an Atlanta resident, ready to ditch a high monthly rent and start investing in your future. Regardless of your situation, you’re committed to buying a new condo in Atlanta, and now, the real fun begins – your search. To help you save time in the hunt for the perfect place, we’ve pulled together a list of exactly what you should be looking for.
Location, Location, Location
You know the drill – when it comes to making the best investment, the location of your condo is likely the most important feature to consider. While you can change almost anything else about your condo after purchase, the location is set in stone. Before you buy, consider the neighborhood and your future neighbors, its proximity to your job, access to schools and public transportation, and any future development plans.
While it’s no LA, Atlanta’s traffic scene can be a nightmare without proper planning, and it would behoove anyone buying a new condo in the area to keep this in mind. Your best bet is to find a location that gives you a reverse commute to work that is also highly accessibility to dining, activities, and public transportation. Burnett Grant Park is located in the heart of Atlanta,with easy access to 75/85, I-20, and the future Beltline Southside Trail, giving you the freedom to get anywhere in the city relatively quickly.
Proximity to Activities and Entertainment
From biking on the Atlanta Beltline to spending an afternoon exploring the historic Oakland Cemetery, there is no shortage of activities to enjoy in Atlanta. For an extensive list, go here. For nature lovers, it’s important to keep in mind that some neighborhoods are greener than others. For example, did you know that Grant Park (the soon-to-be home of the Grant Park Gateway) is the oldest and fourth-largest park in the city, boasting 131-acres of green space? Over 55,000 residents call this urban oasis home, including the sweet creatures of the neighboring Atlanta Zoo.
High Value, Low Hassle
Finally, before you pull the trigger on buying a condo in Atlanta, make sure you’re getting the best bang for your buck. Invest in a neighborhood that will help you reap the reward when it comes time to sell yet also gives you the quality of life you’re looking for right now. While it can be tempting to pay more than you allotted for at the beginning of your search to lock down your dream home, that’s not always necessary. It’s possible to find everything you’re looking for while sticking to your budget.
Bonus tip: to start enjoying the benefits of home ownership right when you move in, make sure your future abode comes with maintenance taken care of.
When you’re buying a new condo in Atlanta, it’s important to think long and hard about your decision to make the best possible investment in your future. Ready for right-sized living, right now? Schedule a tour of the condos at Burnett Grant Park today. Our team can’t wait to show you your future home.