Just Listed in Candler Park! 1218 McLendon Avenue

Just Listed in Candler Park!

1218 McLendon Avenue :: Atlanta, Georgia

Nestled in the heart of Candler Park and Little 5 Points, this stunning Craftsman bungalow is an Entertainer’s dream, from the rocking chair front porch to the chef’s kitchen, hot tub, deck and swimming pool!

You’ll love the period details, four fireplaces, high ceilings and original hardwoods, trim work and moldings. The large living room opens into a separate office / den that could be turned into a third bedroom, if needed.  The formal dining room just perfectly positioned in between the living room and kitchen, where you will find coffered ceilings, fireplace and a large window seat.  The family chef is sure to love the kitchen with it’s vibrant granite countertops, professional grade appliances, lots of windows and room for a center island.

Two over-sized bedrooms are just down the hall, but if you need some additional space, there are permanent stairs to the large attic, so it would be easily to expand and add a second master suite.

If that’s not enough, this home is also situated on a deep double lot with a large back deck, hot tub and inground pool.  You will also be steps from all the restaurants and festivals in Little 5 Points and just a short stroll away from Candler Park, the Atlanta Beltline and Historic Inman Park.

You have to see this home to fully appreciate all it has to offer! Call Jamie or Kerry anytime at 404-205-8600 to schedule an appointment.

Learn more about this Candler Park home for sale >>


1218 McLendon Avenue is exclusively listed by Jamie Walzer and Kerry Lucasse with the Nest Atlanta Real Estate team at eXp Realty.  If you have questions about this home or the neighborhood, feel free to call us at 404-205-8600.  We’d love to help!



Holiday Events in Atlanta

Looking for the best holiday events in Atlanta?  

Check out the AJC’s Guide to Holiday Events in Atlanta for 2015.

Holiday Events in Atlanta

I’ve also highlighted some of my favorites…

Holiday Lights!
There are several locations to view all holiday lights in town.  I personally love the Atlanta Botanical Gardens displays.  Insider Tip: Buy your tickets in advance and if you can, go on one of the non-peak nights for best viewing – Monday through Wednesday.

For Adults Only Night Out, Go see: Merry %#!*ing Christmas
Enjoy a holiday performance presented by Dad’s Garage at Alliance Theatre filled with laughs, jokes, and lots of curse words.  It’s a great way to step out of any stress the season is presenting and laugh your night away with some adult friends.

Go Ice Skating Outside!
Tis the season for putting on your hat and gloves and making some memories with your kids, family, and friends.  There are many outdoor ice rinks in Atlanta during the month of December.  Find which one is closer and then pour yourself a thermos of hot chocolate and hit the ice.

Do Something Good for Someone Else
While this should be something we do every month, the month of December can be particularly difficult for those less fortunate.  There are even many different ways you can volunteer your time if you don’t have money to give.  Every little bit helps and just a few hours or dollars of your time can make a huge difference in someone’s life.

Purchase the Ultimate Holiday Gift – A New Home!
Tis the season for making New Years Resolutions and starting the season off on a new fit.  If that vision to you includes a new place to call home, we can help you to achieve that goal.  To get started, just let us know what you are looking for and where; and one of our neighborhood specialists will contact you back within 24 hours to discuss your home search.

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We look forward to helping you with your home search and wish you a safe and happy holiday season!




What to ask your Home Inspector

When you buy a home in Atlanta (or really anywhere for that matter,) you should know exactly what you’re purchasing. Think of how frustrating it would be to find out that the hot water heater doesn’t work, especially in the middle of a shower! This is just one of the many reasons why you should ALWAYS get a home inspection before you purchase your home. This could be the single most important thing you do before buying your next home.  Before you hire a home inspector, ask the potential inspectors a few questions to determine that you’ve hire a trustworthy and educated inspector.

What to ask your home inspector…Home Inspections Atlanta

  1. What is included in your home inspection? Not all inspections are the same so don’t assume something will be covered- ask to be sure!  There are inspection items that you can add for additional costs.  For example: Radon, mold, or asbestos testing.  If you are concerned about something specific, like a faucet that is leaking in the kitchen, be sure to tell your home inspector about that so you can be certain they have checked it out.
  2. Are you licensed or certified with ASHI? Georgia inspections should have their ASHI certification at minimum.  Choose a home inspector who belongs to American Society of Home Inspectors. This shows a level of professionalism and education that you can trust.
  3. What kind of report will you give me? You should expect a written report detailing what the inspector found.  Ask for copies of previous home inspections so you can see examples of what exactly they will review about your new Atlanta home. Most inspectors will give you a typed report within 24 hours of the inspection. Make sure the inspector will be available to explain any questions on the report and that you have follow up contact information directly to the home inspector.
  4. Will I be able to attend the inspection?  Yes!  And you SHOULD! If the inspector tells you not to attend, find someone else. This is your chance to get to know the home and to understand exactly what you are buying and what potential repairs you or the seller will have to make.  Make sure to ask the inspector to show you where the water and power shut-off are located as these are very important things for a home owner to know in case of an emergency situation.
  5. Go over your inspection with your Atlanta real estate agent.  They and the home inspector can help you to understand what is a big deal and what is typical of a home at it’s current age.  Understand that purchasing a resale home will come with some wear and tear, but if you have the knowledge to know what is a major issue and what can be repaired relatively easily, then you are equipped to make the right decision if the home is for you.

As your real estate agent, I will guide you through the home buying process. Let me help you find your new Atlanta Home. Call me today at 404.558.1177 or email me at jamie@nestatlanta.com. 

Homes for sale in 30317

Looking for homes in Atlanta, GA 30317?

This popular zip code includes the hip neighborhoods of  Kirkwood, East Lake and Edgewood and borders Candler Park, Lake Claire, and City of Decatur’s OakhurstKirkwood Homes for sale & Winnona Park.  Other popular nearby neighborhoods include Midway Woods & East Lake Terrace.   View ALL the homes for sale in 30317.

30317 is best known for being an in-demand neighborhood for families, couples, and the likes that are looking for in-town amenities, walkability to restaurants and shops, with relatively affordable housing prices.  Kirkwood and East Lake are in the Toomer Elementary, King Middle, and Jackson HS cluster.  Residents of these neighborhoods also have the benefit of being in the lottery for the award winning Drew Charter School. For those in 30317 outside of these school districts, students may attend Whitefoord Elementary or Dekalb county schools.

Residents love being able to walk to local restaurants & bars like The Kirkyard Public House and Elmyriachi, enjoy a delicious breakfast at La Petite Marche, and attend dozens of annual festivals.  It’s also a pretty simple commute to most areas — Downtown Atlanta, Buckhead, Midtown, and Emory University are just minutes away, as well as the interstate.

Helpful 30317 Resources

Kirkwood Neighborhood Association

East Lake Neighborhood Association

Drew Charter

Homes for Sale in Toomer Elementary School

Just listed in 30317


Congrats to our La France Loft Seller!

1661 La France St #105  sold this week.  This stunning loft on the edge of the popular Kirkwood neighborhood received multiple offers in the first weekend on the market and sold at 100% of the list price.

Take a tour of this stunning loft at 1661 La France Street 


This Atlanta GA 30317 home for sale was proudly presented by Jamie Walzer and Kerry Lucasse with eXp Realty.  If you would like to learn more about the homes for sale in 30317 or schedule an appointment to tour one of our listings, please call us at 404.205.8800.

Just Listed in Arizona Lofts

At Arizona Lofts, you will find Loft Living at it’s Finest!

Located in the original AZ loft building, this spacious 2 bedroom 2 bath loft features 22 ft ceilings on the main level with a large open concept floor place.  The upgraded kitchen includes soapstone countertops, a breakfast bar, and stainless steel appliances.  The floors are painted concrete.  On the first level in addition to the main living space, there is a second bedroom complete with a large bathroom and laundry room.

Upstairs, you’ll find the large master bedroom overlooking the whole loft. The master bath has a tiled shower and jacuzzi tub with a sizable walk-in closet.

2 bedroom Arizona Lofts

Your evenings will be spent in the inviting courtyard just off of your living room, perfect for grilling or having a cocktail.

Amenities are fantastic at the Arizona Lofts!  There’s gated parking, a full service gym, an amazing salt-water pool, and a dog park!

All this close to Marta, Candler Park, Kirkwood, and Downtown Decatur!  Easy access to highways, downtown, and Midtown.  What more does one need?!

Let us know if you would like to see this loft today – it won’t be around for long!