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First American: ‘If you build it, they will buy it’

First American: ‘If you build it, they will buy it’


Housing starts make progress in September, showing signs of more housing on the way.

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Southern homebuyers slightly more optimistic about buying

Southern homebuyers slightly more optimistic about buying


More than two-thirds of homebuyers believe housing availability getting harder.

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Buyers increasingly depend on family while sellers rely on agents

Buyers increasingly depend on family while sellers rely on agents


NAR report: Selling without the assistance of an agent at a near all-time low.

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Affordability tug of war between prices and interest rates

Affordability tug of war between prices and interest rates


Sixty-four percent of new and existing homes sold in Q3 were affordable to families earning the national median income.

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Harvard University report: Vibrant housing market ahead, provided construction ramps up

Harvard University report: Vibrant housing market ahead, provided construction ramps up


The State of the Nation’s Housing report stresses the need for more inventory

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Cost burden lifting for Fulton County homeowners

Cost burden lifting for Fulton County homeowners


Census data shows that while many people in the Atlanta area are rent burdened, the percentage owners pay for housing is actually decreasing.

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Georgia home prices jump in September, following nationwide trend

Georgia home prices jump in September, following nationwide trend


All 50 states saw a boost in prices last month. CoreLogic reports half of millennial homebuyers used retirement savings to help them purchase their first home.

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6 financial strategies for a more prosperous 2020

6 financial strategies for a more prosperous 2020


As independent contractors, most real estate professionals don’t have the typical structures in place…

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Latest jobs report beats expectations

Latest jobs report beats expectations


After the October jobs report showed unexpected labor market strength, experts believe the Fed will be unlikely to plan further rate cuts.

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Amid rate cut, housing’s contribution to GDP remains strong

Amid rate cut, housing’s contribution to GDP remains strong


The Fed cuts interest rates while a Commerce Department report notes recent economic growth was driven in part by the real estate sector.

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