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“Learn as much as possible, preview one home every day for 100 days, and keep a journal!” — Moremi Wolcott, Realtor, Maximum One Realty – East Cobb

40 West 12th condo tower opens for sales, unveils model home
40 West 12th condo tower opens for sales, unveils model home

The first model home is a three-bedroom, 2,352-square-foot residence with a den designed by Michael Morris of M. Crisler Designs.

Freddie Mac to offer $3B in affordable housing bonds
Freddie Mac to offer $3B in affordable housing bonds

Freddie Mac plans to offer at least $3 billion in single-family affordable housing bonds to support affordable homeownership and serve historically underserved markets, according to a press release. To underscore this effort, the company is offering approximately $285 million

New-home construction cools in September
New-home construction cools in September

The decrease was driven by a 5.1% month-over-month slide in the rate of multifamily starts, while single-family construction was flat.

September saw fewer homes sold, another increase in prices
September saw fewer homes sold, another increase in prices

Lack of inventory continues to restrict home sales as fewer homes sold in September, and closed home sales dropped.

Redfin: Climate change will exacerbate U.S. housing shortage
Redfin: Climate change will exacerbate U.S. housing shortage

Climate change will negatively impact the already-stunted housing inventory in the U.S., according to a recent Redfin report.

RE/MAX: Atlanta housing market takes a pause in September 
RE/MAX: Atlanta housing market takes a pause in September 

Days on market rose 10% from August, and months supply of inventory jumped 16.7%, according to RE/MAX’s National Housing Report for September. 

56-unit condo development proposed for Peachtree Corners
56-unit condo development proposed for Peachtree Corners

Two units in the building will not be sold but instead made available to guests of residents for short-term rental.

Zillow pauses its iBuyer service for the rest of 2021
Zillow pauses its iBuyer service for the rest of 2021

Zillow announced it will not sign any new contracts to buy homes until the end of the year due to a “backlog in renovations and operational capacity constraints.”

MLS consortium scoops up digital MLS Remine
MLS consortium scoops up digital MLS Remine

The acquiring group includes First Multiple Listing Service in Atlanta, MIAMI REALTORS®, ACTRIS MLS in Austin, Texas, and Heartland MLS in Kansas City.

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