By the Numbers

Overall new-home construction rises in March despite slowdown in single-family

Single-family home starts declined compared to February, while new apartment construction was up, according to government statistics.

Builder confidence falls again as housing market faces ‘inflection point’

Builder sentiment has taken a hit from an unexpectedly sharp increase in mortgage rates and continued disruptions in the supply chain, according to the National Association of Home Builders’ monthly survey. 

Investor homebuying stalled dramatically in Q4 2021: a CoreLogic analysis

Investor activity showed early signs of slowing during Q4 of 2021, down from the historic highs seen in the second and third quarter, CoreLogic’s latest analysis reveals.

GAMLS: Atlanta home-sales growth continues in March

The 26.9% month-over-month gain follows a 12.6% increase in February.

How much space does $1,500 get you in Atlanta?

Our expectations and desires have shifted, with renters searching for more space — often at a higher price tag. But, according to a new study from RentCafe, the costs in Atlanta are somewhat average.

Atlanta Housing Scorecard: Starts surge as existing-home sales, inventory fall

The most recent Atlanta Housing Scorecard shows significant improvements in unemployment, days on the market and housing starts.

Mortgage applications continue falling in latest weekly survey 

The decrease comes as interest rates continue to climb, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. 

Pending-home sales down for fourth month in a row 

“Buyer demand is still intense, but it’s as simple as ‘one cannot buy what is not for sale.” — National Association of REALTORS® chief economist Lawrence Yun  

Investors purchased one in three Atlanta homes in Q4, the highest in the country 

In dollar terms, investors purchased $2.86 billion worth of Atlanta residences during the quarter, placing the city fourth on Redfin’s rankings. 

Atlanta housing inventory falls 15.2% in February  

The median sales price of a home in the Atlanta metro area rose 1.3% from January to $380,000, Atlanta REALTORS® Association reported. 

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