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Justin Bieber Reportedly Is House-Shopping in Atlanta

Zillow Shutterstock By Erika Riggs Justin Bieber reportedly is ready for a new neighborhood -- and not in California. The teenage superstar is said to be house-hunting 2,000 miles away in Atlanta. According to People.com, Bieber checked out a whopping 1-acre estate in Tuxedo Park. The sprawling mansion is a massive... Continue Reading »

'Gone With the Wind' Author Margaret Mitchell's Atlanta Apartment (House of the Day)

By Josh Green Across the street from the Botanical Garden in Atlanta, a two-bedroom condo at 1 S. Prado defines cozy. Its solid bones translate through listing photos, but the most appealing aspect of the Neil Reed-designed building lies in what's no longer there: Atlanta's matriarch scribe, Margaret Mitchell. The 1920... Continue Reading »

What Can You Buy for $700,000

For $700,000, how much house can you get? We asked our friends at Realtor.com to pull out some of the best homes for sale right now for $700,000. You might be surprised at what's out there: Some great deals can be had, but in markets that have been heating up, the money buys you a little less than it used to. Click... Continue Reading »

Atlanta Mansion Has its Own Baseball Diamond (House of the Day)

We've seen backyards with shooting ranges and hockey rinks, but we've never seen a backyard with a full-size baseball diamond before -- until now. Though it's no Wrigley Field or Fenway Park, the backyard on this Atlanta mansion is about the next best thing, we think. Baseball not really your thing? No worries. This $9.7... Continue Reading »

'Driving Miss Daisy' Home in Atlanta Hits the Market for $1.995 Million (House of the Day)

By Catherine Sherman You might expect to see a 72-year-old, widowed school teacher in the window or Morgan Freeman parking his car when driving past this home in Atlanta. That's because, according to the listing, the Georgian classic was home to Miss Daisy Werthan in the 1989 Academy Award-winning film, "Driving Miss... Continue Reading »

House of the Day: Classic Mansion Is a Walk in the Park

You can keep all the shiny white condos and McMansions sweeping Atlanta, because this regal yet classic property embodies everything that we love about real estate. Set on over 10 acres and nestled amongst a forest of trees in Tuxedo Park, the $14.9 million 'Rhododendrun Hall' in Atlanta, Ga., is the furthest you could... Continue Reading »

Open Houses of the Week: Jan. 7-8

There's something about that "Open House" sign that acts like a magnet. Whether you're looking for a new place to live, keeping tabs on real estate in your neighborhood, or just angling for a sneak peek at someone else's private domain, the lure of an open door is strong indeed. Kick off the new year with a bang, as we... Continue Reading »

Toni Braxton's Atlanta House Faces Foreclosure

Toni Braxton, six-time Grammy winner, is facing the loss of yet another home to foreclosure. Despite having filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection in September, the Los Angeles bankruptcy court on Friday lifted the ban protecting her Duluth, Ga., home in the Sugarloaf Country Club community. Her upcoming We TV reality... Continue Reading »

Queen Latifah Rents Jane Fonda's Atlanta Condo

Jane Fonda can't seem to unload her Atlanta loft -- but apparently Queen Latifah plans to take it off her hands for a little while as a short-term rental. Fonda's 3-bedroom, 3-bath condo in North Atlanta was put on the market for $4.5 million (or $10K a month) about a year ago. On her blog, Fonda writes that she was... Continue Reading »

Atlanta Real Estate: 15-Year-Old Listing Finally Sells for $10.5M

After 15 years on the market and a $25 million price reduction, Dean Gardens has finally sold. Built by Larry Dean, a self-made millionaire software executive, for his ex-wife Lynda, the 32,000-square-foot pink mansion was once considered Atlanta's biggest. The couple separated shortly after it was finished in 1992. The... Continue Reading »

Home Prices Alert: Values Rose 1.3% from Previous Month in May

Spring certainly sprang this year when it came to residential real estate values. For the second month in a row, home prices increased from April to May. The S&P/Case-Shiller 20-City index showed on Tuesday that 19 out of the 20 cities it tracks registered price gains for May, including Minneapolis (2.8 percent) and... Continue Reading »

Historic Georgia Home Painted Orange Creates Stir in Neighborhood

The orange hue that owner T. Ruben Jones has painted his historic Atlanta home (it's on Georgia's National Register of Historic Places) is stirring things up in the upscale Peachtree Heights West neighborhood in the Buckhead area. How can painting your house a color your neighbors object to cause such a fuss? It's easy.... Continue Reading »

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