Nearly 600 Atlanta homes available for under $15,000

If you're interested in acquiring a new home in the South, you may want to review the Atlanta MLS listings immediately. You'll find that there is a wide selection of homes available in the city, and some cost less than $15,000.

MSNBC reports that Realtor.com listed 595 Atlanta homes priced below the cost of many new cars in March 2012. Purchasing property is a sizable investment, and options are available to help you during the process.

For example, you can contact local lenders to pursue loan options in Atlanta. Mortgage brokers such as Hometown Lenders at 1075 Peachtree Street Northeast #3650 and Hersh Financial Group at 659 Auburn Avenue Northeast #235 provide a variety of useful services to first-time homebuyers.

Check out interest-only loans, low rates and fees from these lenders. Mortgage rates are currently lower than they've been in years, and you can take advantage of low 15- or 30-year loan rates that are available on adjustable or fixed terms, with some as low as 2.4 percent. In addition, these consultants will teach you about the home loan process and provide you plenty of options as you pursue affordable housing in Atlanta.