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New Yorkers help make Atlanta 5th most popular metro homebuyer destination
New Yorkers help make Atlanta 5th most popular metro homebuyer destination

The third quarter was like a game of musical chairs for many who are abandoning large cities for more affordable areas of the country. See what’s happening in Atlanta.

Pending home sales slide slightly in September
Pending home sales slide slightly in September

Still all four regions see year-over-year increases in contract activity.

More than 40% of Americans hesitant to move to areas where they’d be in the political minority
More than 40% of Americans hesitant to move to areas where they’d be in the political minority

Another 16% of U.S. residents would consider leaving the country if their candidate loses, up from 9% in 2016.

Mortgage fraud drops dramatically in Q2
Mortgage fraud drops dramatically in Q2

A new report from CoreLogic shows that record-low interest rates and a spike in lower-risk refinance originations have driven the trend.

Expect fall price gains, but 2021 could see a cooling market
Expect fall price gains, but 2021 could see a cooling market

The new S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Home Price Index reveals record-breaking August for home sales, up 21% over the 2006 pre-Great Recession high.

‘Affluent trailblazers’ seek luxury homes in nontraditional markets
‘Affluent trailblazers’ seek luxury homes in nontraditional markets

A new report from Coldwell Banker Global Luxury captures the changing demographics and preferences of luxury buyers.

Larger Georgia homes among the most popular in September
Larger Georgia homes among the most popular in September

Buyers are flocking to larger homes with four bedrooms or more, according to the Georgia Association of Realtors.

Existing-home sales ‘through the roof’ in September
Existing-home sales ‘through the roof’ in September

Home sales soared 20.9% year over year to 6.5 million in September, according to the National Association of Realtors.

Housing starts surge in September as builders push to meet demand
Housing starts surge in September as builders push to meet demand

National Association of Realtors Chief Economist Lawrence Yun called September’s rise in housing starts “welcome news.”

Nearly half of Atlanta homes for sale face bidding wars
Nearly half of Atlanta homes for sale face bidding wars

“The slight decline in bidding wars (nationally) is largely a reflection of a seasonal cooldown, which typically starts in the late summer but was delayed by a few months this year,” said Redfin chief economist Daryl Fairweather.

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