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Getting Settled in Atlanta – These are our best resources.

Real Estate Resources

Coldwell-Banker's School Search - Pick your school district, and it gives you all MLS-listed homes in the price range you specify

AJC Home Sales Listing - Find what houses in your target area sold for.  Use Advanced Options. - National home sale price search.  Goes back years.  You can find what the current owners paid for a house you are considering. - Virtual inside tours (20+ pictures) of listed homes.  Not too many, but the detail is priceless.

Atlanta MLS Listings

Coldwell Banker Realty – My favorite search site – Covers the whole country

Metro Brokers

Harry Norman

Jenny Pruitt



Schools/Kid Activities

Georgia School Performance – compare test scores and demographics by school or system.  Don't skip this, even if you don't have kids.  Resale is MUCH easier in better school districts, and the differences between nearby neighborhoods can be striking.  If you preferred the old “Report Card” format, click here.

Georgia School contact info

SoccerGA - links to all the GA youth soccer clubs and other info

Government Websites

Atlanta Statistics from the Atlanta Regional Commission

Websites of major counties - Fulton, Cobb, DeKalb, Gwinnett - Georgia State government website


AT&T/BellSouth - local phone, internet, cellular and video service

Comcast – Cable, internet, phone

Charter– Cable, internet, phone

Post Office MoversGuide - change of address forms and other helpful links

Georgia Power

Gas Service   - Gas service is deregulated, check out the providers listed here

TV Guide Listings  - Ya gotta know how to find your favorite shows! 

City Guides

Access Atlanta/AJC - from the Atlanta Journal/Constitution  - includes past 7 days of the entire newspaper online

Yahoo Get Local -  type in the zip code you're interested in and get tailored info

Digital City Atlanta

Buckhead - Upscale intown neighborhood

Creative Loafing - Leading alternative paper

Atlanta Business Chronicle

Last updated October 18, 2007