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Atlanta Realtor named president of AREAA
Atlanta Realtor named president of AREAA

At 37 years old, the new president will be the second-youngest leader of the national nonprofit trade organization, which works to improve the homeownership rate in the Asian-American Pacific Islander community.

Share of international homebuyers fell last year
Share of international homebuyers fell last year

International buyers purchased 107,000 residential properties from April 2020 through March 2021, marking a 31% decline from the 154,000 residences bought the previous year.

U.S. Supreme Court rejects CDC eviction moratorium
U.S. Supreme Court rejects CDC eviction moratorium

The nationwide eviction moratorium put into place by the Centers for Disease Control last year last year will end sooner than expected, following a ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court.

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.

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