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Athens

Athens, GA Real Estate

Find the newest Athens, GA real estate below! Best known as the home of the University of Georgia and the celebrated Bulldogs, the city of Athens effortlessly melds a classic southern heritage with an exceedingly modern aesthetic. The city of over 192,000 is named for the Greek city-state, and shares in a proud academic tradition started by the likes of Plato and Aristotle. Although known primarily as a prominent college town, the Athens, GA homes for sale have so much to offer residents including a thriving music scene, numerous shopping centers and a beautiful surrounding landscape bathed in the shadow of the Appalachian Mountain range.

For more information on Athens real estate for sale, or to schedule a private home showing, call your Atlanta real estate specialists – Mark Spain Real Estate at (706) 608-8500.  Athens Community Information

Living in Athens Homes

The community of Athens built up around the University that still serves as its largest employer. Since its early days, a rich and vibrant economy has since established itself in the city, most recently based around the high-tech industry. Technology companies such as Docebo, Roundsphere, and Cogent Education have made significant contributions to the local economy.

The city’s great position near the foothills of Appalacian Mountains make is a mecca for an outstanding array of outdoor recreation. It’s also the focal point for the five surrounding counties, serving as a crossroads for numerous major US highways leading in all directions. Plus, it’s less than a one hour’s drive from the metro center for the region, Atlanta.

Athens Area Schools

The award-winning Clarke County School District can accommodate students from pre-school all the way to Grade 12. It’s top rated schools are some of the best graded in the state. The community encompasses a broad range of schooling options from public to Montessori and Christian, ideal for students of all ages. In total, there are 14 Elementary Schools, 4 Middle Schools and 3 High Schools.

The Athens Real Estate Market

Athens is regularly praised as one of the top cities to make a home in Georgia! Ranked among the “Best Cities of 2009” by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine, Athens has also been considered among the “Best Cities for Jobs” by both Forbes.com and Newsweek.com. It’s the combination of a wholesome family environment, booming economy and vibrant downtown core with numerous amenities that make the city so appealing to people of all walks of life.

The Athens real estate found in the vibrant communities throughout the city takes full advantage of the wonderfully mild, four-season climate of northeast Georgia. You’re sure to find a beautiful home in a neighborhood that’s a perfect fit for you and your family.

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