These are Atlanta’s hottest neighborhoods for 2020, Redfin says

caption arrowCaption
Best Places to Live in Georgia HomeSnacks, a company providing bite-sized living information, has unveiled a list of the best places to live in Georgia. Overwhelmingly, North Fulton is the place to be. The top three best places to live in the Peach State are... Sandy Springs Johns Creek Alpharetta

If you’re looking to buy a home, you might want to check one of these three areas

Garden Hills is a “popular historic neighborhood featuring winding tree-lined streets, landscaped traffic islands and an eclectic mix of homes,” wrote. It’s also one of the hottest Atlanta neighborhoods for 2020.

Real estate website Redfin developed its national 2020 watch list by identifying neighborhoods with the greatest year-over-year growth on its site and by speaking with agents about what areas are seeing rising interest from homebuyers.

No Georgia cities made the national list, but Redfin also determined the three hottest neighborhoods in some of the country’s largest metro areas, including Atlanta.

Browns Mill Park

Homes in this neighborhood south of Atlanta have a median sale price of $155,000 (compared to the Atlanta median sale price of $249,000). According to Redfin, 37.5% of the homes there sell above the list price and stay on the market about 19 days. says Browns Mill Park has a population of 7,386, and gives the neighborhood an overall grade of C.

caption arrowCaption

caption arrowCaption

Garden Hills

Garden Hills homes are usually on the market much longer (65 days), but that's because they cost so much more (median sale price of $594,500). Garden Hills is in the heart of Buckhead, between Peachtree and Piedmont roads. It is known for its "neighborhood activities and events including festive holiday parties, a garden club and an active civic association," wrote. gives it an overall grade of A+.

caption arrowCaption

caption arrowCaption

Centennial Lakes

The Centennial Lakes neighborhood in Acworth has "million-dollar facilities," including a clubhouse, junior Olympic pool with a water slide, six tennis courts, a basketball court and a beach volleyball court, its homeowners association says. Homes, which have a median sale price of $290,000, stay on the market about 27 days, according to Redfin, with 20% selling above the list price.

» Ranking of worst cities to live in includes 5 in Georgia

» 5 top Atlanta neighborhoods for new homeowners, per

» Do you live in one of Georgia’s 10 best suburbs of 2019?

About the Author

Editors' Picks