By The Numbers

New home sales slide nationwide
New home sales slide nationwide

Much of the year-over-year increase in home sales was supported by continued robust activity in the Southeast, which saw a 20.2% rise to an annual rate of 458,000 transactions.

Low inventory still driving up Atlanta housing prices
Low inventory still driving up Atlanta housing prices

The median sale price of a home in Atlanta was $286,000 in February, a 2.9% increase month over month and a 14.4% increase over last year.

GAMLS: Atlanta home sales stay hot in February
GAMLS: Atlanta home sales stay hot in February

The 12-county metro region saw home sales jump 21.7% to $1.97 billion during the month, as the median sales price rose 15.7% to $295,000, according to Georgia MLS.

Zumper: Atlanta apartment rents rise 6.4%
Zumper: Atlanta apartment rents rise 6.4%

Atlanta’s median monthly rent for a one-bedroom apartment was $1,500 in March, placing it in a tie with Seattle for 16th place among U.S. metros, according to a report from the online listing agent.

Georgia ranked 18th best state to live in by U.S. News & World Report
Georgia ranked 18th best state to live in by U.S. News & World Report

It also ranks among the top 15 states in the economy, infrastructure, opportunity and fiscal stability categories.

Housing observers expect February job gains to continue
Housing observers expect February job gains to continue

“More jobs are very likely, due to the near certain passage of the $1.9 trillion stimulus package and from two million vaccinations per day,” National Association of Realtors chief economist Lawrence Yun said in a release.

CommercialSearch: Atlanta multifamily sector among hottest in the U.S. in last decade
CommercialSearch: Atlanta multifamily sector among hottest in the U.S. in last decade

Atlanta was second only to Dallas-Fort Worth by number of multifamily deals between 2009 and 2020, according to CommercialSearch.

One in four Atlanta homes face bidding wars
One in four Atlanta homes face bidding wars

Atlanta saw a drop in bidding wars with 26% of Redfin offers in January compared to 34.8% in December 2020.

Low-income housing doesn’t hurt home prices
Low-income housing doesn’t hurt home prices

The study dispels a long-held belief that nearby homes lose value once low-income housing is built in an area.

GAMLS: Atlanta home sales remain brisk in January
GAMLS: Atlanta home sales remain brisk in January

The Atlanta metro area continued to see a healthy pace of home sales in January despite dwindling inventory, Georgia MLS said in its Housing Snapshot.

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