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PA S S P O R T t o AT L A N TA This unique manual was created to alleviate many of the worries associated with relocating to a new area. Our goal is to provide you with a guide to many essential services as well as getting you acquainted with Atlanta and the surrounding areas.

Passport Professionals

Our existence in the marketplace has afforded us access to a variety of highly reputable professionals and businesses. This directory provides information to help acquaint you with “A TOWN” and surrounding areas. As a thank you for choosing Element Funding, look for money saving discounts in the mail after your first application process.

Atlanta “A TOWN”

Atlanta, originally named Marthasville in honor of the governor during that time was founded in 1837. Soon after, the name changed to and remained Atlanta (the feminine of Atlantic as in the railroad). Today Atlanta (one of the fastest growing cities) remains a transportation hub for the world and a great example of “the New South,” a fast-paced modern city with proud heritage

Around Atlanta

Center for Civil and Human Rights A museum that pays tribute to a pivotal moment in America-the Civil Rights Movement with three exhibits. 100 Ivan Allen Jr Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30313 CNN Studio Tours Offers behind the scenes access to one of the largest broadcasting networks and first ever 24-hour networks. One CNN Center, Atlanta, GA 30303 Georgia Aquarium Has over 500 species from around the world, 60 habitats, and thousands of animals with an exhibit that holds 6.3 million gallons of water. 225 Baker Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30313 World of Coca Cola Learn the history and explore the magic behind Coca-Cola and sample over 100 beverages. 121 Baker Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30313 The Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum Get an inside peek at the life of a President through interactive presentations, documents, and memorabilia. 441 Freedom Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30307 Atlantic Station An array of shops, restaurants, activities, events, and a premier boutique hotel located on the Westside of Atlanta. 1380 Atlantic Drive, Suite 14250, Atlanta, GA 30363

A L L A B O U T AT L A N TA General Data & Weather

According to the Atlanta Census of 2016 the population is 472,522. The median income from 2011-2015 was $47,527. Atlanta’s temperature throughout the year ranges from 51-86 degrees. The warm season is May thru September. The annual high is 70 degrees and the low is 52. During the coldest months of December and January, the average temperature is around 50 degrees.


According to The Atlanta Public School District’s website they have, 98 learning institutions including 2 single-gender campuses and 17 charter schools. Their focus is on maintaining a high-performing school district and equal matriculation through elementary, middle, and high school. www.atlantapublicschools


Watershed Management provides residential water/sewer services for Atlanta residents. Customer Service 404.546.0311 Georgia Natural Gas provides gas service for Atlanta residents. Customer Service 877.850.6200 Gas South provides gas service for Atlanta residents. Customer Service 877.472.4932 Scana Energy provides natural gas service for Atlanta residents. Customer Service 877.467.2262 Infinite Energy provides gas service for Atlanta residents. Customer Service 877.342.5434 Georgia Power provides electric service for Georgia residents. Customer Service 888.660.5890 INTERNET, PHONE, and CABLE can be provided by COMCAST, AT&T U-VERSE, and GOOGLE FIBER.


A L L A B O U T AT L A N TA General Information DMV Information Voter Registration Postal Services

Medical Facilities

Emory University Hospital is recognized as the #1 hospital in Georgia and the Atlanta metro area and is a full service medical and surgical facility. Emory St. Joseph’s Hospital is a general medical and surgical hospital in Atlanta highly ranked for orthopedic care. Kennestone Hospital is a level II trauma center with a full service emergency care unit located in Marietta, GA. Piedmont Atlanta Hospital is a not-for-profit hospital located in the Buckhead section of Atlanta providing complete heart, cancer, transplant, orthopedic, neurology, and women’s care. Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is a children’s hospital nationally ranked in 10 pediatric specialties while providing compassionate and advanced care.


A L L A B O U T AT L A N TA Neighborhoods

Buckhead a prosperous section in Atlanta featuring high-rise condominiums, and large single-family homes. Downtown is the main business district of Atlanta with luxury condos, lofts, and a beautiful skyline perfect for living and walking to work. Midtown is the second largest business district of Atlanta, home to institutes of higher education and an energetic place for families. Castleberry Hill is a unique historic district in Atlanta with warehouses transformed into lofts and easy access to public transportation.


CONCIERGE SERVICES Element Funding is unlike most lenders in the industry as we provide a Full Time Loan Concierge assigned to assist our clients and partners through the process of purchasing or refinancing, this is in addition to traditional processing and loan originator assignments.






Tuesday Updates

Each week our Loan Concierge provides a weekly status update to our clients and all involved in the transaction. Keeping everyone on the same page each week until closing. Additional updates are provided at other times during the process however we like to make sure all the bases are covered on a regular weekly expectation.

Mobile App

Download our smart phone app for live market conditions, interest rates, and payment calculations for multiple programs. Save payments according to addresses viewed and use the built in scanner to send documents during the process and more!

Moving Concierge

All clients also receive Concierge services to assist with utilities, cable, phone, trash and other moving set up needs.

Travel Planner Savings

We assist with Flight, Hotel, Car Rental, Limo Services, Relocation Arrangements | Family | Friends

Trailing Spouse Employment Program

Due to many of our Business Partner relationships and our on going effort to maximize our Human Resource relationships with employers of existing clients we have many ways to promote our clients resume to our partners, please let us know if we can be of assistance in this area.



Masters of our Craft With more than 15,000 satisfied customers and many years of residential lending experience, Element Funding can help you through the home financing process -- whether this is your very first mortgage or your twenty-first. Our commitment is to provide an exceptional level of service to our customers, business partners and stakeholders. We realize that when you decide to buy a home or refinance a mortgage, it is a big step. Our goal is to find the loan program that is best for you - the right mortgage with the right monthly payment. Our experience ensures the smoothest home financing process in the industry.

TESTIMONIALS Everyone at Element Funding who assisted us on our loan was extremely helpful and professional. Things were moved up and you guys stepped up to the plate big time. We truly appreciate all you have done to get us into our first home. Thank you so much!!! -T. Jones Wonderful team and experience in purchasing our new home. Everything was on time and couldn’t have been more professional and thorough. -E. Brown We were a first time buyers and The Element Funding team did a great job on getting our home by helping us in every step on the way. We are thankful to have them as our lender. Thank you very much to make our dream come true. -L. McKenzie We were very nervous about purchasing our first home and we had MANY questions but our team at Element Funding were always available to answer our questions and respond in a timely manner. Thank you for making such a big decision so easy for us!! -J. Wright We really appreciate how professional everyone was and how quickly any issues or concerns were addressed. The process was extremely smooth and the Tuesday updates were great!. If we hear of anyone needing your services, we will definitely be referring them to you. Thanks for everything! -M. Stearling I was impressed with your fast turnaround in the underwriting process. I think the fact that your website allowed for uploading helped tremendously. -F. Wallace I truly appreciate the personal touch the Concierge provided to this experience. They were great to work with, and answered my MANY questions in a timely manner. I already have, and will continue to, refer anyone I talk to that is going through a home purchase or re-finance to your company. -W. Gardner




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Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc., DBA Element Funding, NMLS #3094. PRMI is an Equal Housing Lender. Some products and services may not be...

Passport to Atlanta  

Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc., DBA Element Funding, NMLS #3094. PRMI is an Equal Housing Lender. Some products and services may not be...