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HUD Sec. Fudge: ‘We will enforce U.S. Fair Housing Act’
HUD Sec. Fudge: ‘We will enforce U.S. Fair Housing Act’

Housing secretary reaffirms U.S. commitment to closing the racial homeownership gap at a forum with NAR president and top housing officials.

Brock Built Homes planning 25-acre mixed-use development in Alpharetta
Brock Built Homes planning 25-acre mixed-use development in Alpharetta

The development, to be known as Morrison Park, would be built on an undeveloped 25-acre parcel at the intersection of Haynes Bridge Road and Morrison Parkway.

New home construction surges in March, suggesting relief for homebuyers
New home construction surges in March, suggesting relief for homebuyers

Privately owned housing starts jumped 19.4% from February’s revised estimate to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,739,000, according to the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development

NAHB: Builder confidence rises in April, despite cost headwinds
NAHB: Builder confidence rises in April, despite cost headwinds

The National Association of Homebuilders expects continued growth in single-family construction through the rest of 2021, although at a slower pace than that of 2020.

Midweek listings in Atlanta selling for a little more
Midweek listings in Atlanta selling for a little more

Homes listed on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday are selling for more than those listed on the weekend, but how much varies by metro area.

U.S. Supreme Court decision makes it easier for brokers to market their business
U.S. Supreme Court decision makes it easier for brokers to market their business

Brokers may use their cell phones to make marketing calls and send marketing texts, if the cell phone does not have an app that will automate the dialing system.

Developer seeks Newnan annexation of 42 acres for mixed-use project
Developer seeks Newnan annexation of 42 acres for mixed-use project

Barry Companies Inc. is asking Newnan to annex 42 acres it hopes to turn into a massive mixed-use development that would bring more than 1 million square feet of residential, office and retail space to an undeveloped area east of the city’s downtown.

Atlanta’s housing supply shortage expected to continue for some time
Atlanta’s housing supply shortage expected to continue for some time

The housing supply shortage is expected to get more extreme as homebuyer demand continues to outweigh inventory levels, a new study found.

How does credit scoring impact fair lending and minority home ownership?
How does credit scoring impact fair lending and minority home ownership?

“A credit report and credit score are the gateway to a mortgage,” — NAR President Charlie Oppler.

Moreland Walk to bring 30 condos priced from the low $200s
Moreland Walk to bring 30 condos priced from the low $200s

The project is being developed by Royal Oak Developers and marketed by SET Real Estate Group, which is affiliated with Compass Georgia LLC.

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