Neighborhood Feature: Decatur

Decatur was incorporated in 1823 by European settlers. Prior to this the area was largely forested, and hosted two major native trade routes through the area; the Sandtown and Shallowford trails. A quiet place to live throughout the 1800s, the exception being a small skirmish between Confederate and Union soldiers which occurred towards the end of the civil war. In the[...]

Illustration of streetscape of Clarkston Cottages at Parkhaven

Parkhaven: Historically Inspired Clarkston Cottages

Inspired by cottages from the 1920s, Southwyck Homes’ newest community, Parkhaven stretches across six acres at the northern edge of Clarkston near Decatur. Clarkston is one of Atlanta’s newest emerging communities in DeKalb County. Located just five miles from the iconic Decatur Square, Parkhaven is an intown pocket neighborhood of just 36 homes. The Homes - Clarkston Cottages A Southwyck Home is[...]

Level Craft Construction home front

Level Craft Construction Completes Custom Home Renovation in Decatur

Level Craft Construction, a 100% woman-owned business based in Atlanta, finished a Decatur home renovation where the team updated the home’s interior and exterior. While Level Craft Construction also tackles custom home projects, the team enjoys diving into a home renovation where only a few additions or changes can make homeowners fall right back in love with the property. Level Craft[...]

2nd Ave Custom Home in Decatur

Modern Farmhouse Custom Home in Decatur

Level Craft Construction, a 100% woman-owned business based in Atlanta, completed a new construction project to create a stunning modern farmhouse custom home in Decatur. The expert team was able to completely tear down an existing home and create a stunning brand-new custom home in its place. This custom home in Decatur features a stunning modern farmhouse exterior with a cohesive[...]

new homes at Pontiac Place in Decatur

The Brightstar Team | COMPASS Reaches Half-Way in Sales at Pontiac Place

The Brightstar Team | COMPASS has reached a sales milestone at Pontiac Place – 50% sold out. Built by O’Dwyer Homes, this community in Atlanta’s South Ormewood Park neighborhood features new single-family homes priced from the high $300,000s. “Pontiac Place is an enclave of just 25 homes, so at 50% sold, we have less than 13 homes remaining,” said Michelle Jenkins,[...]

Thrive Homes' The Grove at Avondale

Thrive Homes Wins Gold OBIE for The Grove at Avondale

Atlanta Real Estate Forum congratulates Thrive Homes for winning a Gold OBIE in the Single Family Builder - Detached (Builds 26-100) $600,000 to $699,999 category for The Grove at Avondale. Presented by the Atlanta Sales and Marketing Council, the OBIE Awards are the premier awards given in the Atlanta new home construction industry. Thrive Homes is known for quality craftsmanship, attention[...]

Let the Festivities Begin at the Decatur Arts Alliance

Angie Macon, executive director of the Decatur Arts Alliance, joins host Todd Schnick and co-host Carol Morgan on this week’s Around Atlanta edition of the Atlanta Real Estate Forum radio show. Founded in 1989, the Arts Alliance was founded as a nonprofit partnership of artists, business owners, residents and government dedicated to supporting and enhancing the arts in the city of[...]