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Georgia’s pro-business policies helped Realtors weather the economic storm
Georgia’s pro-business policies helped Realtors weather the economic storm

Georgia REALTORS® (GAR) is focusing policy discussions on what this means for real estate in the years to come.

COVID and a booming housing market have fueled a record number of Realtors
COVID and a booming housing market have fueled a record number of Realtors

The COVID pandemic has caused a shakeup in where, and how, many people work. That has helped propel a thriving housing market.

Regulations add almost $94K to new home prices
Regulations add almost $94K to new home prices

A recent NAHB survey shows that regulatory costs imposed by the government account for $93,870 (or 23.8%) of the current price of new homes.

Gen X and millennials want home gyms. Boomers? Not so much.
Gen X and millennials want home gyms. Boomers? Not so much.

Whether they’re still weary of going to a gym full of people or just looking to work off those extra pandemic pounds in privacy, homebuyers are increasingly prioritizing home exercise rooms.

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices nabs AJC, Realtors Association honors
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices nabs AJC, Realtors Association honors

The firm ranked No. 5 in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Top Workplaces 2021 survey, and 16 of its agents were recognized with the Phoenix Award by the Atlanta Realtors Association. 

How does credit scoring impact fair lending and minority home ownership?
How does credit scoring impact fair lending and minority home ownership?

“A credit report and credit score are the gateway to a mortgage,” — NAR President Charlie Oppler.

Who made up the National Association of Home Builders in 2020?
Who made up the National Association of Home Builders in 2020?

The National Association of Home Builders published the results of its Special Study for Housing Economics, highlighting the 2020 annual census of who makes up its members.

Pending home sales dip in February in the South
Pending home sales dip in February in the South

“The demand for a home purchase is widespread, multiple offers are prevalent, and days-on-market are swift, but contracts are not clicking due to record-low inventory.” — NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun

Atlanta Realtors Association names top producers of 2020
Atlanta Realtors Association names top producers of 2020

The association honored member teams and individuals by the value of properties sold and the number of units sold during the year.

NAR: ‘Don’t panic, keep contracting’
NAR: ‘Don’t panic, keep contracting’

The National Association of Realtors sends a message to members that it is working to ensure that the proposed Protecting the Right to Organize Act will not hurt their status as independent contractors.

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