East Atlanta Home Sales + Market Report

January – December 2019 

East Atlanta home prices remained strong in 2019, unlike some other popular Intown neighborhoods.  Below you’ll find the latest update on the East Atlanta 30316 real estate market, including recent home sales, time on the market, current trends and of course, the latest East Atlanta home values. The Urban Nest team is on a mission to keep you well-informed and current on the latest market trends, so we hope you enjoy the 2019 edition of the East Atlanta Market Report…

Infographic with East Atlanta real estate market stats and home values.


East Atlanta Real Estate Market for 2018


A total of 225 single-family homes sold in Atlanta’s 30316 zip code.  This is down by 11% from 2018.  Inventory levels is still a bit low for East Atlanta homes under $400K, but demand for houses near the popular East Atlanta Village is extremely high.


We saw another modest increase in the average single-family home sales price this year at $363,929. That’s a $5,000 increase (1.2%) from 2018The median East Atlanta home sales price was $370,000up $20,000 (or 5.7%) from last year and is probably a more accurate reflection of the current real estate market.

The East Atlanta area (i.e. zip code 30316) is also very strong with a $360K median home sales price.  As you’ll see in the chart below, we’ve come a LONG WAY in the last decade!  The median home value is almost 3x more than it was in 2010.

Graph with the East Atlanta home values over the last 10 years

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Buyer closing costs are typically about 2.5% to 4% of the purchase price (in addition to their downpayment) and many buyers need a bit of help from the home seller.  In 2019, the average seller paid $4,400 towards buyer closing costs, which is up significantly from 2018 when the average was $3,100.


Single-family homes took 48 days to sell on average — BUT 25% of the  East Atlanta homes sold in less than ONE week.

The median number of days on market was only 27 (vs 16 days last year) and we would consider that a more accurate reflection of what is happening in today’s real estate market, as were a few factors at play.  First, several new construction and/or home renovations were listed in the MLS before the homes were finished. Also, several homes priced a little too high when they were first listed and they sat on the market – some for more than 6 months!

If you are thinking of selling your home this Spring, please know that homes are taking about 40% longer to sell in East Atlanta.  If your home is priced well, shows well and is under $500K, there is a very good chance that it will sell in the first 2 weeks.


The best answer is…. usually!  In 2019, East Atlanta area homes sold at 97% of the asking price, on average.  That means that buyers were able to negotiate an average of 3% off the asking price – that’s about 3.1% more than in 2018.  To put this in perspective…

* On a $600,000 home, buyers are negotiating about $18,000 off the listing price

* On a $300,000 home, buyers are negotiating about $9,000 off the listing price

If you are looking for a home in this popular Intown Atlanta neighborhood, make sure you consult with your buyer’s agent who is very familiar with the East Atlanta real estate market.  With 33% of the homes selling at or over the asking price, you may have to go in with a very strong offer, especially on newly listed homes for sale.

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Have questions about the 2019 East Atlanta Home Sales Report?  Want to learn more about the East Atlanta neighborhoods?  The Urban Nest Real Estate Group is located in the heart of the East Atlanta Village and many of our agents live in EAV, so we’d love to help answer your questions!  Call anytime at:


** Be sure to ask for an East Atlanta 30316 real estate market specialist!

Most Expensive Homes Sold in the East Atlanta 30316 Area

January – December 2019  ||  See the latest East Atlanta 30316 real estate listings

970 Glenwood Park Dr 6 4.5 Glenwood Park $981,000 43
914 Glenwood Park Dr 5 4.5 Glenwood Park $980,000 12
489 Hamilton St 4 4 Glenwood Park $850,000 38
446 Gift Ave 5 4.5 Ormewood Park $838,000 4
68 Selman St 4 3.5 Reynoldstown $816,000 15
140 Estoria St 4 2.5 Cabbagetown $803,000 4
752 Belt Loop 4 3.5 Farmhouses at Ormewood Park $800,000 294
719 Mollie St 4 4 Cabbagetown $785,000 6
874 Mercer St 4 3 Ormewood Park $775,000 4
861 Mercer St 4 3.5 Ormewood Park $765,000 23
728 Belt Loop 4 3.5 Farmhouses at Ormewood Park $735,000 68
223 Gibson St 4 3 Reynoldstown $719,000 75
905 Emerson Ave 4 3.5 Ormewood Park $699,900 148
968 Ormewood Park Dr 5 4.5 Glenwood Park $690,000 247
661 Vernon Ave 5 3 Ormewood Park $686,000 26
922 Ives Lane 4 3.5 Glenwood Park $685,000 22
152 Pearl St 4 4 Cabbagetown $680,000 87
72 Selman St 5 3.5 Reynoldstown $665,000 4
263 Pearl St 4 3.5 Cabbagetown $660,000 61
976 Ormewood Park Dr 3 3.5 Glenwood Park $655,000 9
486 Blake Ave 4 3 East Atlanta Village $650,000 54
842 Ormewood Terr 4 3.5 Ormewood Park $640,000 122
659 Wylie St 4 3 Cabbagetown $628,000 105
924 Ives Ln 4 3.5 Glenwood Park $620,000 78
987 Kirkwood Ave 4 3 Reynoldstown $619,000 33
195 Howell Dr 2 3 Reynoldstown $615,000 6
1002 Custer Ave 4 4 Ormewood $615,000 113
386 Bill Kennedy Way 4 3.5 Glenwood Park $615,000 60
842 Kirkwood Ave 3 2.5 Reynoldstown $615,000 4
780 Fulton Terr 3 2.5 Reynoldstown $610,000 51
1061 Glenwood Ave 4 2 Ormewood Park $610,000 75
125 Estoria St 3 2 Cabbagetown $608,500 65

PLEASE NOTE:  The 30316 real estate market data used in this market report was extracted from the Atlanta MLS on February 2, 2020, and interpreted by real estate agent Kerry Lucasse with eXp Realty.  Information is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed and subject to change. If you would like a copy of all the recently sold homes in Atlanta’s 30316 zip code (including photos and details), we’d be happy to email you the report.  Please text Kerry at 404-432.1844.

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