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Old 10-11-2013, 04:29 PM
 
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Hi All,

I am a 28 yr old black male moving to Atlanta next month for work. Never lived there so am coming with no idea about where everything is lol. I will be working in Sandy Springs off 400 just before you get to 285. The area around the hospitals.

So i just need some advice on good places to live. In atlanta i hear the rule is to live close to were you work because of the terrible traffic is this true? My goal would be to find a 1 bed apt for under $950 worst case under a $1000.

So what areas would you all recommend for a single guy. Would like an area with single folks around my age range and were the commute to sandy springs wont be a nightmare. I have heard of midtown, vinings, buckhead, decatur, smyrna, virginia highlands etc. What would u all recommend desparately need help.
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Old 10-11-2013, 04:40 PM
 
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Smyrna and Vinings would not be the best commute. Only about 8-10 miles but definitely hitting some of the worse of I-285 traffic plus you get the sun shining in your eyes blinding the traffic and it starts to crawl.

I definitely know people that make this commute so if you work off hours it is doable

Buckhead, Virginia Highlands, Midtown is only about 6-8 miles but a should be more of a reverse commute.

Living in Sandy Springs is also an option but night life would be more intown.

Your budget is reasonable and should give you plenty of options
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Old 10-11-2013, 05:05 PM
 
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Hi lorilove,

So sounds like you recommend Buckhead, Virginia Highlands, Midtown? Will these places have apts in my price range and is the traffic reasonable for a commute to sandy springs?

Does sandy springs have a young professional crowd that lives there or is it mainly suburban and family oriented?
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