Posts by Lydia Bhattacharya

What will recession relief look like for real estate industry?
What will recession relief look like for real estate industry?

The government began taking measures to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on small businesses this week. Here’s an initial look at how to access funds and...

NAHB reports slight decline in builder confidence
NAHB reports slight decline in builder confidence

The NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index shows a dip in builder confidence in the South resulting from novel coronavirus...

Avocado toast and white picket fences: What millennial homebuyers have in common with their parents
Avocado toast and white picket fences: What millennial homebuyers have in common with their parents

A new survey conducted by Coldwell Banker highlights the similarities in homebuying behaviors between Gen Y and older...

Navigating generational homebuying and selling trends in 2020
Navigating generational homebuying and selling trends in 2020

NAR’s 2020 Generational Trends Report shows that young millennials and the silent generation value similar things when buying...

Atlanta rents show downward trend
Atlanta rents show downward trend

Two recent reports on the Atlanta rental market offer insights into both average rental costs and how long units are staying on the...

South presents serious growth in showing activity
South presents serious growth in showing activity

ShowingTime’s index points to growing demand for listings in the South, signaling a competitive housing market in the...

Luxury housing market in Atlanta sees slow growth
Luxury housing market in Atlanta sees slow growth

While the price growth of Atlanta’s luxury single-family homes and condominiums has slowed, Coldwell Banker’s annual Global Luxury Report points to list-to-sale...

She wants a walk-in; he wants a man cave: How to help quarreling couples during the home buying or selling process
She wants a walk-in; he wants a man cave: How to help quarreling couples during the home buying or selling process

A new Zillow study shows that a majority of couples fight during the home buying or selling process. Here’s what to look out...

NAR Policy Forum: Over a third of Americans cost burdened by lack of affordable housing
NAR Policy Forum: Over a third of Americans cost burdened by lack of affordable housing

Speakers at the NAR Policy Forum on affordable housing highlight hurdles and solutions to affordable housing...

Think people are moving to Atlanta for jobs? Think again.
Think people are moving to Atlanta for jobs? Think again.

While the pursuit of new or better employment prospects normally motivates people to take on a long-distance move, recent data suggests that Americans may now be more inclined to relocate for housing related...

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