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The Top Three Questions Home Buyers Ask about Brookhaven Realty

Bill Ames has been working with clients for 25 years, helping them to find the right home for their needs and to negotiate the best possible price. Brookhaven realty is a specialty of his practice, and he has had particular success with clients seeking high-end homes in the area.

Below, learn about three of the most common questions clients ask about Brookhaven realty. Then, contact Ames Realty Group to learn how Bill can support you.

1. Why should we consider Brookhaven?

Greater Atlanta offers many options for home buyers. From Buckhead homes to Sandy Spring properties to Midtown, Dunwoody, and East Cobb, it can be difficult to narrow your focus on the area that best suits your needs.

Bill recommends Brookhaven realty to buyers because of the excellent value it offers:

  • While Brookhaven is its own city, it's located within the I-285 perimeter. That means that you may benefit from lower taxes without sacrificing easy access to the city.
  • Brookhaven neighborhoods offer a suburban lifestyle with the resources of city living.
  • Brookhaven realty properties may provide more square footage than homes in other areas of Greater Atlanta.

2. What can we expect to pay for a home in Brookhaven?

Brookhaven offers a range of home pricing. For example, Historic Brookhaven homes, which surround the Capital City Country Club, make up one of Greater Atlanta's wealthiest neighborhoods. According to Trulia.com, homes reached an average of $830,000 in the period between June and August 2013.

Beyond mansions and estates, Brookhaven realty also offers updated bungalows and craftsmen properties. Bill Ames can help buyers find the perfect high-end home as well as identify properties that are available for significantly less than the range above.

3. What's in the area?

In July of 2012, Brookhaven was approved to become an independent city in DeKalb County. As a result, the community controls local resources to develop businesses and amenities. Its offerings includes Town Brookhaven, a large mixed-use district with restaurants, boutiques, coffee houses, and night spots.

The city's active neighborhood associations build a unique culture without losing Brookhaven's identity as part of the Greater Atlanta area. Its educational centers include public and private schools, the Brookhaven Library, and Oglethorpe University.

Brookhaven realty also offer access to farmers markets, dining options, and international restaurants and shopping centers. There's a host of parks and playgrounds; tennis courts; golf courses; basketball courts; soccer fields; and picnic areas.

If you are interested in Brookhaven and would like guidance in finding your new home, we invite you to contact Bill Ames today.