Kiplinger Magazine recently reported that the metro-Atlanta area is one of the most cost effective cities in the country. Known for providing Atlantans with affordable housing and a low cost of living, not to mention the fact that 13 Fortune 500 companies call Atlanta home, it’s no wonder that our little city ranked so high.

Wondering just how affordable Atlanta really is? According to Know Atlanta, a $50,000 salary in Atlanta is comparable to making $59,177 in Seattle or $87,969 in San Francisco. Not interested in the west coast? Well, moving east, that same salary is equal to $60,249 in Chicago, $73,092 in Washington D.C, or a whopping $104,898 in New York City.

It’s no wonder that so many are choosing to make the peach state home. Residents have access to a plethora of outdoor, sporting and cultural activities, not to mention fabulous dining and shopping. In addition, Atlanta is home to the world’s busiest passenger airport. Nearly 250,000 passengers travel though Hartsfield-Jackson on a daily basis, bringing in $23.5 billion in revenue.

Whether you’re looking to live intown near Piedmont Park and the hustle and bustle of the city, or the suburbs of Atlanta, this amazing city is sure to have the home of your dreams at an affordable price.

From the first-time home buyer to the active adult looking to settle down and retire, metro-Atlanta home builders have new home communities in every price range and style and Atlanta Real Estate Forum has information on those builders. Go ahead, take a tour of our site and see for yourself why we all love Atlanta so much.

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