Duluth is a historic hometown nestled along the banks of the Chattahoochee River and offers opportunity and good old-fashioned small-town spirit. This community embraces cultural and individual diversity, understands the importance of art in a well-rounded community, and places high value on education. Duluth is where folks come to raise their families, fill their lives with friends and experience what it's like to live in a town they proudly call "home."
Duluth has been an important crossroads in the greater Atlanta area since the Cherokee Indians first settled in the area more than five centuries ago. Located just 25 miles northeast of downtown Atlanta, Duluth is accessible by Interstate 85, Buford Highway, Peachtree Industrial Boulevard, Peachtree Parkway, Highway 120 and Pleasant Hill Road. (more)
Its central location has always played a critical role in the city's growth. Recognized as a model "City of Excellence," Duluth boasts a perfect blend of small businesses, entrepreneurial enterprise, major corporations and visionary developers. Known as the most financially stable city in the state, Duluth is also one of the safest places to live in the 29 county Atlanta Metropolitan Area according to FBI statistics of cities and counties.
Located in Gwinnett County and unincorporated North Fulton County, Duluth has a population of approximately 30,000 residents. Though the city has grown rapidly in recent years, it has managed to retain much of its small-town character. More than just a healthy business atmosphere, Duluth offers a well-rounded environment in which to live, work, and play!
Price Range of Duluth Houses
Duluth's real estate market offers an extensive selection of single-family homes in planned communities priced from the mid $100,000s to grand estate properties priced in excess of $3 million. Currently, the median asking price for a single-family home in Duluth is about $550,000, which can typically buy a spacious 5-bedroom, 3-bathroom home. Many homes feature amenities such as open floor plans, large family rooms, porches, and full basements. Condominiums and townhomes in Duluth are priced from $100,000 to around $600,000. Prestigious gated and country club communities are more prevalent in Duluth than in any other Atlanta suburb. Spectacular luxury estates are built on wooded lots of considerable acreage with river or golf course frontage. Occasionally, land lots for custom building can be found on the market, and they range in price from less than $100,000 to about $500,000. (more)
Stunning custom-built homes and estates can be found in Sugarloaf Country Club, Montclair, The Homestead, Winfield on the River, Sweet Bottom Plantation, Bellacree, Thornhill, St. Ives and St. Marlo. Lovely, large, single-family homes for growing families can be found in Sugar Mill, Abbott's View, Castlemaine, River Plantation, Olde Towne Village, Boles, Farms, Parson's Run, Devon Hall, Amberleigh, Huntington, Riverbrooke and Cardinal Lake. These communities typically offer neighborhood amenities that include swimming pools and tennis courts.
Duluth Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of April 20th, 2020: homes priced around $318,828 compared to $318,828 the previous week, to remain steady with no change in listing price. For Monday, April 20th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.51%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.90%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.41%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 4.12%.