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Rent increases down in Atlanta in April

Rent increases down in Atlanta in April


A new report that rent is still rising, but by much less in most cities, as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.

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Report deems Atlanta ‘relatively affordable’

Report deems Atlanta ‘relatively affordable’


Homes are more affordable nationwide due to declining interest rates, but a shortage of listings in most cities due to the pandemic is making them harder to find.

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Redfin: Housing shortage prompts bidding wars

Redfin: Housing shortage prompts bidding wars


Good news for sellers: Homes on the market under $1 million are receiving multiple offers in desirable cities.

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Existing-home sales drop 17.8% in April, but first-timers are coming back

Existing-home sales drop 17.8% in April, but first-timers are coming back


Coronavirus lockdowns disrupted sales in April, but the data shows an increase in new homebuyers.

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Purchase applications in Georgia beat out last year’s numbers

Purchase applications in Georgia beat out last year’s numbers


Economists with the Mortgage Bankers Association predict mortgage rates will remain low for the next couple of years, though there is at least one scenario under which they could rise more quickly.

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Builder confidence up after April drop; signs of rebound emerge

Builder confidence up after April drop; signs of rebound emerge


Builders are feeling more confident this month, a sign that the new-home market may have already hit bottom.

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Buyer demand remains strong despite pandemic, says new report

Buyer demand remains strong despite pandemic, says new report


RE/MAX’s recently released National Housing Report points to resiliency of market amidst coronavirus and economic concerns.

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Are Atlanta’s opportunity zones living up to the hype?

Are Atlanta’s opportunity zones living up to the hype?


New data looks at how prices in these areas have increased — or sometimes decreased — over time.

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Realtors just say no to open houses

Realtors just say no to open houses


Atlanta area Realtors say they’re standing firm when it comes to open houses that attract dozens of potential buyers.

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Macon broker named No. 1 in Top 250 Latino Agents list

Macon broker named No. 1 in Top 250 Latino Agents list


The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals released its Top 250 Latino Agents Report, recognizing the best Latino agents in the business. How did Atlanta do?

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