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Home prices are 40% more affordable than at housing boom height
Home prices are 40% more affordable than at housing boom height

Income levels and mortgage rates gave homebuyers in June 129% more house-buying power than they had in 2006, according to First American Financial Corp.’s June Real House Price Index.

Atlanta Housing Scorecard: Existing-home sales and housing inventory fell in August
Atlanta Housing Scorecard: Existing-home sales and housing inventory fell in August

Both existing-home sales and housing inventory fell during August in Atlanta. But housing starts are up.

GAMLS: August sales price dips but still up from a year ago
GAMLS: August sales price dips but still up from a year ago

The median price of a home in Georgia dipped slightly in August but was up more than 18% from a year ago, according to a new report from Georgia MLS.

Atlanta home prices expected to jump 18% in the next year
Atlanta home prices expected to jump 18% in the next year

Atlanta homebuyers should brace themselves amid expectations the residential real estate market could see double digit growth next year.

New-home sales plummet in July
New-home sales plummet in July

Also during the month, the median sales price rose to $390,500 from $370,200 in June, according to the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Existing-home sales rise again in July
Existing-home sales rise again in July

“Much of the home-sales growth is still occurring in the upper-end markets, while the mid- to lower-tier areas aren’t seeing as much growth because there are still too few starter-homes available.” — NAR chief economist Lawrence Yun

What do buyers want to see in your real estate listing marketing?
What do buyers want to see in your real estate listing marketing?

You might be surprised by the results of this survey.

New-home construction falls in July
New-home construction falls in July

“The bright spot in an otherwise underwhelming report comes from the increase in the overall number of permits issued, which can signal how much home construction is in the pipeline.” — First American deputy chief economist Odeta Kushi

New listings rose in July as more affordable options hit the market
New listings rose in July as more affordable options hit the market

Smaller, more affordable homes are hitting the market, helping moderate median list prices, according to Realtor.com.

GAMLS: Price of homes in Atlanta surges year over year as sales volume declines
GAMLS: Price of homes in Atlanta surges year over year as sales volume declines

The median sales price of homes sold in the Atlanta metro area surged by 22.5% on a year-over-year basis in July to $349,000, according to statistics from the Georgia MLS.

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