Atlanta Climate Attracts Home Owners

According to Penske Truck Rental's 2014 report, Atlanta is the number one moving destination! Warmth and sunshine is one of the many features that attracts people to Atlanta, Georgia.

Penske's 2014 top moving destinations list is compiled via analysis of its one-way consumer truck rental reservations made. Penske Truck Rental's top 10 moving destinations for 2014 include:

  1. Atlanta
  2. Tampa/Sarasota
  3. Dallas/Fort Worth
  4. Phoenix
  5. Orlando
  6. Seattle
  7. Denver
  8. Houston
  9. Chicago
  10. Las Vegas

Atlanta is one of the primary cities of the South. The city and surrounding suburbs offer Southern charm and hospitality.

There is a lot to explore, including trendy boutiques, theaters, museums and historic parks. From the charming towns of Roswell, Alpharetta, Johns Creek and Cumming to the shores of Lake Lanier, Atlanta has everything for the young graduate to the seasoned business executive to the active family.

Atlanta is also known for it's many Fortune 500 companies including The Home Depot, UPS, The Coca-Cola Company and Delta Airlines. The city and suburbs are a terrific destination for the business traveler or the active vacation family with Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport—the world's largest airport—along with access to I-75, and I-85.

Location, location, location

Where you buy in the Atlanta area not only affects the home's current and future value, but it also affects your lifestyle. As your real estate agent, The Mary Ellen Vanaken Team with Keller Williams Realty of North Atlanta will be able to conduct a more targeted home search if you outline your preferences in neighborhoods and nearby amenities. Here's a checklist of items you should consider:

* Urban, suburban or rural

* Commute time

* School districts

* Desirable neighborhoods

* Proximity to the airport

* Proximity to restaurants and retail

* Access to major highways and thoroughfares

* Access to public transportation

* Health care facilities

* Parks and recreation


* Length of time you plan to live in the home

To find out more about the area, view available properties, or gain relocation assistance, contact The Mary Ellen Vanaken Team of Keller Williams Realty in North Atlanta today! They are located at 5780 Windward Parkway Suite 100 Alpharetta, Georgia 30005 678.929.652

Atlanta Climate Attracts Home Owners