There’s gold in them thar hoods!

Pouch o goldI just took a peek at the latest statistics for a few neighborhoods around the BeltLine Westside Trail — namely Adair Park, West End, West View, and Capitol View. The median days on the market for homes sold in the past six months was just 13 and average sales prices were over 100% of asking price.

The land rush to the West is clearly on!

And it’s going to get more intense as the completion of the BeltLine Westside Trail approaches. But at this stage I still talk to people in the market to buy that perceive that area of the city as mysterious, uncharted territory.

To be sure, the southwest part of the city has not enjoyed the prosperity and resurgence of mirror neighborhoods to the east and north, so I get it. But if we’ve learned anything from the Eastside, it’s how explosive the BeltLine can be as a catalyst for development and real estate appreciation.

And, as soon as fall of 2017, a swath of BeltLandia will have a 3 mile, 43 million dollar river of investment running through it. It will be a mirror of sorts, of the Eastside Trail.

PW Map 21 in_5.21.2013So, to encourage my readers, followers, and future clients to do some prospecting out west I’m hiding bags of gold. OK, they’re actually bags filled with 20 gold dollar coins, but I gotta work my theme, right? Plus they’re a better solution for dropping money about than the $20 bills I’ve done in the past.

I plan to do a few drops on the Westside in the coming weeks. I’ll be providing clues to their whereabouts by email, twitter, and facebook.

In your search, I promise you’re going to make pleasant and surprising discoveries about the housing and some of the amenities planned for BeltLandia West.

If you find a bag o’gold can you do me a solid and email, tweet, or message me with a pic of you with your #BeltLandiaGold?

Now go West and get some gold!

Ready to stake your claim? Start the search here:

New Listing - 2 weeks online
$155,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
756
SQFT
45 Holly Road NW
Atlanta, GA 30314
Hunter Hills Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$299,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,312
SQFT
1927 S Gordon Street SW
Atlanta, GA 30310
Westview Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$269,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,896
SQFT
1007 Camilla Street SW
Atlanta, GA 30314
Ashview Heights Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$245,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,500
SQFT
1078 Peeples Street SW
Atlanta, GA 30310
Oakland City Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$365,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,753
SQFT
1769 S Olympian Way SW
Atlanta, GA 30310
Westview Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$400,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,440
SQFT
1575 Olympian Way SW
Atlanta, GA 30310
Westview Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$330,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,749
SQFT
1420 Allene Avenue SW
Atlanta, GA 30310
Capitol View Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$189,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,110
SQFT
1640 S Gordon Street SW
Atlanta, GA 30310
Westview Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$199,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,620
SQFT
697 Dill Avenue SW
Atlanta, GA 30310
Capitol View Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$189,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,562
SQFT
1450 Beatie Avenue SW
Atlanta, GA 30310
Capitol View Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$239,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
2,592
SQFT
1323 Allene Avenue SW
Atlanta, GA 30310
Capitol View Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$215,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
2,106
SQFT
1550 Rogers Avenue SW
Atlanta, GA 30310
Westview Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$215,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,470
SQFT
1570 Rogers Avenue SW
Atlanta, GA 30310
Westview Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$175,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
2,333
SQFT
1676 Stokes Avenue SW
Atlanta, GA 30310
Westview Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$304,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,628
SQFT
1449 Beatie Avenue SW
Atlanta, GA 30310
Capitol View Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$235,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,316
SQFT
953 Arden Avenue SW
Atlanta, GA 30310
Capitol View Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$415,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,904
SQFT
741 Dill Avenue SW
Atlanta, GA 30310
Capitol View Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$209,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,616
SQFT
635 Pearce Street SW
Atlanta, GA 30310
Adair Park Subdivision
$150,000
Land For Sale
Active
0.2429
ACRES
FULTON
COUNTY
Elbert Street SW
Atlanta, GA 30310
Adair Park Subdivision
$330,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,700
SQFT
1497 Rogers Avenue SW
Atlanta, GA 30310
Westview Subdivision
About Burke Sisco

Burke Sisco is an Associate Broker of First United Realty with 18 years of experience in the Atlanta real estate market. He calls the surging infra-culture around the BeltLine both home and business territory and is the founder and managing editor of BeltLandia.com. He has helped a number of satisfied clients buy and sell property in BeltLandia. Those interested in living the BeltLandia Lifestyle can reach Burke at 404.421.9968 or by email at burke@burkesisco.com.

Comments

  1. Although the phrase “There’s gold in them thar hills” is associated with the California Gold Rush of the 1800’s it actually originated here in Georgia.

    In early 1849 the director of the Mint at Dahlonega, Dr. M. F. Stephenson, spoke from the steps of the mint building in a futile attempt to convince the miners to remain in Georgia to mine rather than to flock to California to chase what might be an impossible dream. “There’s gold in them thar hills, boys,” he shouted as he pointed at the hills surrounding Dahlonega.

    Dahlonega means “River of Gold” in the Native American tongue of that region.

    (Thanks 321gold.com)

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