Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

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Don’t miss this unprecedented opportunity to invest in Atlanta, USA.

The YDL Property Investment team visited numerous cities in the United States and Atlanta was the only one that met all our criteria.

Atlanta, Georgia is one of the major distribution hubs for the United States, as well as for much of the rest of the world dealing with the States.  As such, it is a big draw for corporations and families alike.

YDL Property Investment has spent four years investing in the real estate opportunities in America, and we’d like to share some of our insights to show you why NOW is the time to invest in property in Atlanta.

1.  The city is thriving

Georgia, USA has a GDP equal to that of South Africa, with a population less than a tenth the size.  So, a population that represents less than 10% of the population of our entire country, generates the same amount of money.

2. It has the world’s busiest passenger airport

With more people coming and going through this city than anywhere else in the world, it has an awful lot going for it.  With young families, students attending the no fewer than 66 colleges and universities, and headquarters of Fortune 500 companies like Coca-Cola, Delta Airlines, SunTrust Bank and CNN, Atlanta is a thriving community, education and business hub.

Atlanta plays host to the head offices for the third highest number of Fortune 500 companies including Coca Cola, AT&T and CNN.

Atlanta plays host to the head offices for the third highest number of Fortune 500 companies including Coca Cola, AT&T and CNN.

3. Voted Top Moving Destination in the USA

This relates to businesses, as well as families and students, moving to Atlanta.  Building materials and construction company, BMC, moved its top executives to Atlanta because they needed access to a ‘. . . larger population base, a large talent pool and fully accessible air travel,’ said CEO Peter Alexander.

4.  Atlanta’s population growth means more demand for property

Metro Atlanta has the ninth largest metropolitan population in the country and both international and national migration is booming. The population is forecast to increase from 5.5 million to 8.6 million in 2040, thereby becoming the 7th largest metro area in the US.  This continual growth means that there is a consistently growing demand for properties.

5.  The Atlanta property market continues to expect capital growth

By the end of 2016 Atlanta had a 2.4 month supply of listings for resales. Anything below 6 months represents a seller’s market. And, according to Keller Williams, the year-on-year change in the median sales price was 6.1% in the 4th quarter of 2016. And, the median number of days a house was on the market was no more than 41 days. With the influx of businesses and families into this already stable city, the appreciation is expected to continue over the next few years.

Another significant selling point about Atlanta is that it also offers property investment prices that are affordable to South Africans, who are purchasing in Rands (compared to many other large cities in the USA).  This is true for both speculative (buy-renovate-sell) and buy-to-let opportunities.

If you are interested in learning about our specific opportunities, contact us here.