Learn More About Douglasville, Georgia
Currently there are 373 homes for sale and 82 vacant land for sale in Douglasville
Douglasville is a city located in the Atlanta Metro Area. With a population of a little over 30,000 people, it is the county seat of Douglas County, standing only 20 miles west of Downtown Atlanta. Douglasville has an area of approximately 22 square miles, delimited by Lithia Springs, Hiram and Villa Rica.
The city was founded in 1874, when the railroad reached that part of the land. It was formerly known as Skint Chestnut, due to a big tree used by the Native American Indians to landmark the area. The tree had its bark stripped in order to stand out when someone was looking for it - thus the name. The town only changed to Douglasville a few months after its foundation, named after Senator Stephen A. Douglas.
The proximity to Atlanta makes Douglasville an excellent option for those who need to commute to work and enjoy the hustle and bustle of a big city, but still come home to the peace and quiet. Despite being a small town, Douglasville has plenty to offer. With a historic District in the town center, there are plenty of museums, parks and several attractions to keep the tourists and residents entertained. Places like Douglas County Cultural Arts Center, the 7 Venue, Arbor Place Mall, Hunter Park and the Champ's Clock Shop and Museum - which is home to the world’s largest and finest selection of clocks - are some of the points of interest in town.
Located in North-central Georgia at the southern tip of the Appalachian Mountains, Douglasville has hot summers and freezing winters. Despite being so close to Atlanta, the city is not an expensive place to live, with a cost of living 12% lower than the average when compared to other cities in the United States. The average annual income per family in Douglasville is approximately $53,000.
When it comes to education, the city is served by the Douglas County school system, which has 21 elementary schools, like Arbor Station Elementary School and Chapel Hill Elementary School;eight middle schools, including Chestnut Log Middle School and five high schools, like Douglas County High School and Chapel Hill High School. Douglasville is also home to several private religious schools, such as Heirway Christian Academy, Primrose School at Brookmont, The Kings Way Christian School and St. Rose Academy. The city also has a few higher education institutions, including Mercer University and Strayer University.
ByOwner.com offers For Sale By Owner listing services throughout the country. By posting home with ByOwner your property will get the same exposure you’d receive from a traditional real estate company. Our Douglasville, Georgia Flat Fee MLS listing Service saves you from paying the traditional 6% commission charged by most real estate offices, but gives you the same worldwide exposure.
Your home will be found on the local MLS, plus all the major search engines and popular real estate portal sites, including: Trulia, Zillow, Realtor.com, MSN, AOL, Bing, Yahoo, and of course Google. Additionally when your home gets added to the MLS, your FSBO listing will listed alongside of the homes listed by ReMax, C-21, Coldwell Banker, ERA, Redfin, Movoto, Keller Williams and all the other nationwide brokerage sites. These sites often display “all” of the MLS postings, not just their own, which means your home will be on these sites also.
The average seller who uses our Flat Rate MLS Listing, will save over $15,000. We give you the tools and exposure you need as a ForSaleByOwner to compete with every other listing in the MLS. But you are in control of the savings and the fees you pay.
Currently Douglasville has 472 properties on the market for sale. The inventory was last updated 07/05/2022. Of these properties, 373 single family homes are for sale by their owners in Douglasville. The average price of the single family homes for sale in Douglasville, is $369,697, the average condo price in Douglasville, is $457,113. The average price per square foot of the active inventory is $228. This is based the living area square footage.
Over the last year, there have been 6,648 of properties sold in Douglasville. Of these properties, 3,416 single family homes have sold by their owners in Douglasville, and 7 condos have sold by their owners in Douglasville. The average sales price of the single family homes sold in Douglasville, is $276,616. Single family homes have been selling for 112 per square foot of living area. The average sales price of the condos for sale in Douglasville, is $278,175. Condos have been selling for 148 per square foot of living area.
The most active subdivisions with listings for sale in Douglasville, are:
Estates At Dorsett Bridge (11 For Sale),
The Reserve At Chapel Hill (9 For Sale),
Laurel Grove (8 For Sale),
Tributary At New Manchester (5 For Sale),
Hunters Ridge (4 For Sale),
Slater Overlook (4 For Sale),
Estates At Hurricane Pointe (4 For Sale),
Stewarts Creek At Chapel Hills (4 For Sale),
Holly Springs (3 For Sale),
Bear Creek Estates (3 For Sale)
If you are thinking of selling your Douglasville home, try our flat fee listing service, Our list fees start at $449, and may save you $15,000 in real estate commissions. Click here to start saving.