Sandy Springs’ Top Home Sales for 2021

Although we keep hearing cries of “There is no inventory!” Sandy Springs saw exponential increases year over year in BOTH number of homes sold AND average sales price since 2018. By far, the largest increase in volume took place last year.  Why?  Historically low interest rates and substantial gains in the stock market were two large contributing factors.

Here is a look at average sale prices and total number of sales over the last 4 years:

Sandy Springs Home Sale Statistics

Year 2018 2019 2020 2021
Number of Single Family Homes Sold 822 871 923 1035
Average Single Family Home Sale Price $749,695 $793,381 $863,977 $962,777
Number of Condos/ TownHomes Sold 979 957 906 1167
Average Condo/Townhome Price $260,520 $276,746 $288,189 $300,617

Last year alone, the average single family home price as well as total units sold in Sandy Springs both jumped up over 10% from 2020 numbers. Sandy Springs condo prices also show steady increases year over year and never took a dip as they did in neighboring Buckhead during 2020.  In fact, the condo/townhome market has seen much healthier growth in Sandy Springs than in Buckhead during the last 4 years!

And now…  the top 10 home sales of 2021 in Sandy Springs:

Sandy Springs' Top Home Sales for 2021


The number 1 most expensive sale in Sandy Springs has all the toys, including putting green, pool, cabana, gym, and more.


It’s no wonder this home is #2 on the list as it sits on 9+ acres inside Atlanta’s perimeter and includes 2 extra buildable lots!


A brand new construction modern farmhouse is #3 on the list.  It boasts all the bells and whistles, including a pool house with apartment and a gorgeous view to the salt water pool.


This 26,000 square foot house was foreclosed and then sold by the bank for $4.5 Million in 2020.  It then sold again off-market one year later in March, 2021 for $5 Million.

5115 Northside Dr                                                                      $5,000,000

SOLD off market 3/2021
8br / 8ba / 4hf ba / 26,000 sqft / 3.4 acres
Expansive, luxury Mediterranean estate on 3.4+/- acres. You are welcomed to this 26,000+/- home by 18-foot iron front doors which lead to the stunning two-story foyer and double staircase. 


These lucky sellers were fortunate enough to be represented by our own Ben Hirsh, who had this house under contract in under 30 days… the quickest sale on this list!


Another new construction, this property straddles the line between Buckhead and Sandy Springs.


This beauty sold well over its original list price!


Two of the top ten home sales were on Lake Forrest Drive.  The location is very hard to beat as popular Chastain Park sits on one end of the street and fun, new, City Springs is just on the opposite side.


A 3rd new construction!  We are spotting a trend…


Hmm, let’s see…  15,000+ square feet, 3+ acres, gorgeous home, top 10 sale…  yes, that sounds about right!

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