Posts Tagged: georgia

Justin Ziegler – Atlanta Gay Real Estate Agent

Justin Ziegler - Atlanta Gay Realtor

Success in the residential real estate industry first requires a bold commitment to big dreams and a willingness to help others. That’s about all “JZ” had after 2007’s economic recession brought layoffs to Atlanta’s non-profit sector. Once a development officer for the Southeast’s largest AIDS service organization, he found himself counting coins and new contacts… Read more »

The Gayborhood: Atlanta’s Westside

Westside in Atlanta, Georgia

Situated conveniently across I-85/75 west of Midtown, the city’s main gay hub, the Westside (also known as West Midtown) was mostly a swath of warehouses and industrial concerns — some of them vacant — until developers, restaurateurs, and artists began moving in over the past 10 to 15 years. This large neighborhood sprawls a bit… Read more »

Atlanta Okays Temporary Rainbow Crosswalks for Gayborhood

The gayborhood will get a little gayer just in time for Pride. The Atlanta City Council on Monday approved the temporary installation of rainbow crosswalks at a busy Midtown intersection. The resolution, sponsored by City Council member Kwanza Hall, enables the crosswalks for 10th Street and Piedmont Avenue for two weeks, paving the way for… Read more »

Featured Gay Real Estate Agent: Doug Morgan, Atlanta, Georgia

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Greeting from the North Georgia Mountains! My name is Doug Morgan. I specialize in residential sales, vacation homes, foreclosures and short sales in North Atlanta and the North Georgia… Read more »

Out Traveler’s Top 10 US Gayborhoods #4: Atlanta’s Midtown

We’re counting down the top ten US Gayborhoods, according to Out Traveler. The fourth place finisher is in Atlanta: 4. Midtown (Atlanta), with 10.68 percent of the vote A Southern city in the top five? Indeed. Atlanta’s colorful community continues to grow and influence gay culture at large (heels on men, anyone?), with Midtown serving… Read more »

Where is Atlanta’s Gayborhood?

The city’s original gayborhood, Midtown in Atlanta is still the core of LGBT life in the area. The intersection of 10th Street and Piedmont Avenue is considered the crossroad of gay Atlanta. Formerly home to Outwrite Bookstore & Coffeehouse, this Midtown locale is a starting point for many LGBT visitors to the city. Nearby Piedmont… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Walt Welch, Atlanta, Georgia

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. With more than 12 years of experience and being a native of Atlanta, I have an “in depth” knowledge of popular gay friendly Atlanta neighborhoods. See Walt’s Expanded Listing… Read more »

Today’s Real Estate Report – Georgia

At Gay Realty Watch, we look for news to share with you about the gay real estate market – both lgbt real estate news and news specific to gay and lesbian real estate meccas. If you have a gay real estate story that you’d like to share with us, contact us at info@2016.gayrealtynetwork.com. Today, in… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Doug Morgan, Atlanta, Georgia

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Doug Morgan specializes in real estate in the North Georgia mountains, and he represents both buyers and sellers. See Doug’s Expanded Listing on Gay Realty Network Here Gay Friendly… Read more »

Atlanta Home Sales Up, Prices Spike in October

The region’s home sales ticked up slightly in October in a somewhat encouraging sign for Atlanta’s residential real estate market, a report released Wednesday showed. Sales in October were up about 4 percent compared with the same month a year ago, according to the Atlanta Board of Realtors. It also found the median price of… Read more »

Home Prices, Sales Up in Atlanta for Fourth Straight Month

Home prices in the metro Atlanta area show improvement for another month. Homeowners and real estate agents hope the trend will continue. Atlanta real estate veteran Mitch Kaminer says agents are seeing better market conditions after several years of trouble. He’s president of the Atlanta Board of Realtors. The group reports metro home sales were… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Dan Easton, Blairsville, Georgia

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Dan offers his clients his professional services, and really enjoys working in the Blairsville real estate market. He will use his knowledge of the market and the real estate… Read more »

The Advocate’s 9th Gayest City: Atlanta, Georgia

We won’t fault you for trying to forget Real Housewife Kim Zolciak’s dip into the lesbian pool — but don’t blame Atlanta if everyone there wants to sample the fun LGBTs have all over town. Lesbian businesses thrive in East Atlanta, and gay clubs go off in Mechanicsville. People coming to Atlanta like to party,… Read more »

California, Florida, Michigan, Illinois and Georgia Had 53% of August Foreclosures

According to the data released by RealtyTrac, the leading online marketplace of foreclosure properties, foreclosure filings in August rose 7% from the prior month with 228,098 properties issued notices of default, auction or repossession during the month. However, this is still down 33% from August 2010 figures. As per the source, a total of 5… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Jennifer Walker-Derby, Atlanta

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Gay Friendly Georgia Realtors and Real Estate Professionals As the Walker-Derby Team Leader, I am a Multi-Million Dollar Producer and an annual recipient of ReMax’s elite 100% award. Also… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Walt Welch, Atlanta

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Gay Friendly Georgia Realtors and Real Estate Professionals Hi, I’m Walt Welch. I am a Georgia Realtor(R) who also has a Georgia Real Estate Broker license. I have more… Read more »

GA: Atlanta Real Estate Prices Up Slightly in May

The metro Atlanta median home price in May ticked up about $4,000 from last winter, though it was still $21,200 lower than May2010, according to the National Association of Realtors. The agency’s latest monthly sales report shows metro Atlanta prices are moving in the right direction, said NAR spokesman Walter Molony. “But I wouldn’t read… Read more »

GA: Atlanta Home Values Dropped to 1999 Levels in 2010

Home values in metro Atlanta fell 15 percent in the final three months of 2010. That’s according to real estate company Zillow, which tracks home prices nationwide. By comparison, homes values only fell 6 percent nationally. More than 54 percent of single-family homes in Atlanta are worth less than their owners owe on them. What’s… Read more »

Today’s Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Dan Easton, Blairsville, Georgia

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Gay Friendly Georgia Mountains Realtors and Real Estate Professionals Dan offers his clients his professional services, and really enjoys working in the Blairsville real estate market. He will use… Read more »