The northern suburbs of Atlanta, Sandy Springs, Roswell and Alpharetta offer home buyers a rich diversity of neighborhoods and a community environment that combine to provide an excellent location for families, executives and retirees alike. Excellent public schools, high end shopping and dining, numerous Fortune 500 employers and a convenient location to major highways continue to make Alpharetta, Roswell and Sandy Springs a great place to live.
The recently incorporated city of Sandy Springs is north and adjacent to Atlanta. After years of wrangling over the allocation of tax dollars by Fulton County, the city of Sandy Springs now has more control over the use of tax revenue which has dramatically increased the desirability. Due in part to the incorporation, Sandy Springs Real Estate continues to fare well compared with the national Real Estate market.
Roswell, which shares a border on the north side of the Chattahoochee River with Sandy Springs, remains an excellent location to raise a family. Some of the state of Georgia’s best public schools can be found here. Excellent river parks and a sound environmental policy help to create a carefully designed mix of growth and nature. Downtown Roswell, boasts plenty of old southern charm with local cafes and excellent restaurants along with numerous boutique and antique stores. Lavish estates and country clubs, mingle with new construction and first time homeowner communities creating a well diversified and balanced Real Estate market.
The city of Alpharetta is directly north of Roswell and is about 20 miles to the north of downtown Atlanta. Numerous Fortune 500 companies call Alpharetta home including; Sun Microsystems, Microsoft, Lucent, AT&T, IBM, Nortel, Verizon, ChoicePoint, Siemens, E*Trade, Bellsouth, Hewlett-Packard, Rubbermaid, Alltel and Infor Global Solutions. The major business center located off of Windward Parkway provides Alpharetta with a large tax base which is efficiently used by this AAA rated city to create one of the newest and most beautiful public spaces you will ever see. The Alpharetta Real Estate market continues to be strong with new construction homes starting around $600,000 and new townhomes start in the $300,000’s. Alpharetta Real Estate is among the most diverse in the southeast offering homebuyers vast choices ranging from luxury real estate, equestrian estates and country clubs to new and modern townhomes and mixed use communities like the newly approved Alpharetta city center.
Whatever you are looking for in a home, you can find in the cities of Alpharetta, Roswell and Sandy Springs. The convenient location, proximity to downtown Atlanta, ease of access to the world’s busiest airport, Hartsfield-Jackson, numerous career paths and the cost of real estate combine to create an exceptional value for your next place to call home.