Ranked as the 3rd largest city in the United States, Atlanta is one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas. Also the most populous city, Atlanta is home to the 3rd largest concentration of Fortune 500 companies ever recognized, such as: The Coca-Cola Company, AT&T Mobility, Delta Air Lines, Home Depot and UPS - most of which hold corporate headquarters in the heart of Atlanta.

Atlanta also has the world’s busiest airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Residents of Atlanta, or Atlantans, are categorized as the largest in park land per capita among cities of similar population density. As of 2005, there are 36 m²/residents per 8.9 acres.

Located eight miles north of downtown, Buckhead is Atlanta’s northern city district. It features wealthy Atlanta homes and neighborhoods such as: Peachtree Battle, Tuxedo Park, Peachtree hills, and Chastain Park. Atlanta is consistently positioned as one of the most affluent neighborhoods in America. East side Atlanta homes are quickly emerging as an in-town destination. Atlanta homes boast of hip and urban neighborhoods that are crafted with bungalows, Victorian mansions, and new infill.

In Atlanta real estate, there are also more established neighborhoods found, these include: Inman Park, Candler Park, Lake Claire, and Little Five Points. Whereas, if looking for more affordable homes, choices can be made on: Kirkwood, Old Fourth Ward, East Atlanta, Cabbage town, Reynolds town and Edgewood.

There is an old saying that once you live in Atlanta, you know you’ve made it. By what this adage means is purely subjective, however what rings true is that Atlantans are progressive residents that continue to find better ways to improve their current living situations. Such innovation probably comes from a long history of pioneering individuals who have ‘made it’. They are: Martin Luther King, Jr. a famous civil rights activist; Professional Golfer Bobby Jones; Entertainer and Comedian Nipsey Russell; and Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind Author.

Aside from Atlanta’s prominent history, relocating to Atlanta homes will give parents something to look forward to. Atlanta takes pride in its colleges, universities and technical schools, they are: Georgia Institute of Technology, Emory University and Oglethorpe University. Another great part about living in Atlanta is that it features four historical black colleges and universities, they are: Spelman College, Clark Atlanta University, Morris Brown College and Morehouse College.

Atlanta boasts of activities and events for all ages and budgets. Only in Atlanta can you find under $10 prices for: tickets, shows and other family activities. Good, clean family fun is what makes this city so prosperous. At the core of every Atlantan is family and to experience high-quality entertainment with them under $10 isn’t that bad, given the scenario of living in an exclusive market.

Educated, cultured and modern --- this is what living in Atlanta is all about. To be able to live and acquire Atlanta real estate is a prestige on its own. Judging by the sophisticated environment and grounded values of Atlantans, you know you won’t regret your decision of working, vacationing or residing permanently in Atlanta.

The city speaks for itself!

 Author Resource:->  Tina Fountain Realtors, an Atlanta Real Estate company serving the entire metro Atlanta area including Marietta Real Estate and Cobb County Real Estate.