This Week in Atlanta Real Estate: Millennial housing initiative, Atlanta’s disappearing affordable housing and more

by Barbra Murray


Notable news this week included an agent-branded app and Atlanta’s disappearing affordable housing. Catch up on this week’s real estate news with our weekly roundup:

•Housing Initiative Program helps Millennials and young families- The Atlanta Beltline has been a boon for Atlanta housing, and now it has a renewed initiative to keep residents in their homes and “give lower income families the opportunity to own a home by the trail,” according to a What Now Atlanta article. Read more here.

•Agent-branded app helps agents collaborate with clients- NAR’s tech incubator has welcomed a new company on board – RealScout, an agent-branded Web and mobile platform. Check out the details on Realtor.org’s website.

•Panel discussion at the 2016 Realtors Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo- The FHA’s new appraisal guidelines are creating confusion among appraisers and agents. Read NAR’s overview of the problems here.

•Decline in affordable housing affects the elderly and disabled- Affordable housing units are on the decline in Atlanta. Check out the full story on NPR’s Atlanta affiliate website, WABE.

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