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Is real estate recovering? Most Realtors say yes

Is real estate recovering? Most Realtors say yes


Nearly a third of NAR members told the association they’re prepared for a second wave of the novel coronavirus.

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High-end homes back on the market in Atlanta

High-end homes back on the market in Atlanta


Zillow: Now could be a good time to trade up on luxury homes.

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Tyler Perry’s $15M mansion bought by Steve Harvey

Tyler Perry’s $15M mansion bought by Steve Harvey


Big Momma’s House is now owned by TV game show host.

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GAR establishes new task force on diversity, equity and inclusion

GAR establishes new task force on diversity, equity and inclusion


A new task force at the Georgia Association of Realtors aims to facilitate “an association-wide discussion about how GAR can become the diverse, inclusive community of members it envisions.”

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Unemployment fell in June, but coronavirus setbacks in some states may slow rebound

Unemployment fell in June, but coronavirus setbacks in some states may slow rebound


The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports a drop in unemployment claims in June, as the country added nearly five million jobs. But economists warn a rebound in coronavirus cases could result in another labor shock.

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How to make virtual meetings and events more engaging and inclusive

How to make virtual meetings and events more engaging and inclusive


Are video meetings draining you and your team’s energy and focus? Corporate event planner Joanne Brooks offers some tips to combat Zoom fatigue.

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New construction sales numbers rose 16.6% in May, amid growing builder sentiment

New construction sales numbers rose 16.6% in May, amid growing builder sentiment


Despite record-breaking unemployment, sales of newly built single-family homes rose in May, as builders rushed to meet pent-up demand and flight to suburbs.

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Atlanta real estate recovery headed in the right direction

Atlanta real estate recovery headed in the right direction


“Markets with stronger job creation pre-COVID are proving to have the crucial edge for real estate activity, particularly those with a strong technology sector.” — Javier Vivas, director of economic research for Realtor.com

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Sales fell again in May; strong rebound around the corner, says NAR

Sales fell again in May; strong rebound around the corner, says NAR


While existing-home sales were down again, the National Association of Realtors predicts a post-lockdown boom that will surpass 2019 sales figures.

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Call it the coronavirus effect: Young adults are moving back home

Call it the coronavirus effect: Young adults are moving back home


Roughly 2.7 million U.S. adults moved in with a parent or grandparent in March and April as the coronavirus pandemic spread, potentially costing landlords hundreds of millions of dollars in monthly rent payments and casting doubt on the future of young workers in particular.

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