As Property Values Rise In Atlanta, So Does The Exploitation Of Black Homeowners

September 15, 2020

As property values increase along the curve of the BeltLine, in South and West Atlanta, they face increasing pressures to sell. And an investigation now reveals the harmful results that can have for them and their families.

A WABE and APM Reports analysis shows sellers in these neighborhoods accepted prices that were so low they were less than half the estimated fair market value, according to Zillow’s Zestimate. Homes in these neighborhoods had below-value sales at a higher rate than the rest of the city.

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