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Are these the best suburbs to buy a home in DeKalb County?

Think you live in one of DeKalb County's best suburbs? This study may surprise you.

The calulculation by Niche.com looked all all the suburbs in Georgia and ranked them by several factors, including home values, property taxes, housing costs and age of new home buyers.

"A high ranking indicates that a suburb attracts residents with a good housing market where property taxes and housing costs are in line with value," the report said.

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Reminder: the study only includes suburbs, not towns or cities.

The Best Suburbs to Buy a House in DeKalb County

1. Decatur (22nd overall)

2. Doraville (44th overall)

3. Dunwoody (49th overall)

No other suburbs in DeKalb County cracked the top 60 best suburbs in Georgia.

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