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Can Anyone Explain THIS??

Wonder if these homes, found on, were factored into "The Lakeside Plan."

Would you pay that much for a home that is apparently on the easement of someone else's front yard?
They have full descriptions.  They just are not physically there.

Looking to move to a certain school attendance zone so you can get the best education possible in DeKalb County, the worst large metropolitan county for education in one of the lowest ranked states for education in the country?  If you answered yes, then you are exactly the kind of person who needs one of these beauties:

How about 1944 Silvastone Dr # 0, Decatur, GA 30033, 4 beds 2.5 baths-- sqft


Single Family

  • Built in 1960
Of course we don't know how this home existed on this street in 1960 when all the others around it were built in 1966 or later.   Maybe this WAS the one room school room where the kiddos used to go?  Either way, it is a steal at $321,000 and you never worry about lawn care because you don't actually own anything.  Your home exists on an imaginary lot between two existing homes, right on their front lawn!  Sounds cozy!  Don't forget the "-- sqft."

Not right for you?  Then how about:  3330 Briarlake Rd, Decatur, GA 30033,  2 beds 2 baths

This 1,500 square foot single family home has 2 bedrooms and 2.0 bathrooms. It is located at 3330 Briarlake Rd Decatur, Georgia.

What the last home didn't have in terms of  lot size, this home makes up for.    15.5 acres and built in 1863.

Single Family
Built in 1863 
Cooling: Central

Lot: 15.5 acres
We could go on and on, but you can just look at Zillow.

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