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How to sound smarter next time you’re asked about recession risk

How to sound smarter next time you’re asked about recession risk


A Federal Reserve economist breaks down some of the more common misconceptions about the chance of recession in 2020 and offers thoughts on how real estate pros can be better consumers of economic data.

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Kitchen renovations surge, but so do prices

Kitchen renovations surge, but so do prices


As your clients look ahead to possibly listing in spring, make sure you understand what’s causing remodeling costs to increase so rapidly and how homeowners are adjusting in response.

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Georgia near top of state-to-state migration list

Georgia near top of state-to-state migration list


Though fewer and fewer Americans are moving, real estate professionals in Atlanta can take comfort in the idea that national migration patterns are still working in their favor.

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Record-breaking employment figures offer positive picture for 2020

Record-breaking employment figures offer positive picture for 2020


It’s been decades since the unemployment rate was this low. Find out how that might affect real estate.

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Loan limit increase good news for Atlanta homebuyers

Loan limit increase good news for Atlanta homebuyers


Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac loan limits will be raised to more than half a million dollars.

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Atlanta home prices among the big winners in Case-Shiller report

Atlanta home prices among the big winners in Case-Shiller report


The rebound could mean an accelerating market nationwide.

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The boomers are coming: Here’s what’s on their homebuying list

The boomers are coming: Here’s what’s on their homebuying list


Some builders are saying “OK, boomer: What do you want in a house?” Here are some of the top amenities this demographic may be searching for.

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Atlanta millennials more optimistic about homeownership

Atlanta millennials more optimistic about homeownership


A generation marked by economic instability and student loan debt is giving up on homeownership, according to a new survey.

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Housing starts up in the South – the sole region to show gains

Housing starts up in the South – the sole region to show gains


Two percent jump in housing starts nationwide could mean lower chance of recession

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First American: ‘If you build it, they will buy it’

First American: ‘If you build it, they will buy it’


Housing starts make progress in September, showing signs of more housing on the way.

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