Local News

Georgia Realtors work to recruit poll workers

Georgia Realtors work to recruit poll workers


On average, Georgia poll workers were above 65 years old and many opted to stay home because of the COVID-19 outbreak.

read more
RE/MAX: Atlanta median home sales price up 15% from 2019

RE/MAX: Atlanta median home sales price up 15% from 2019


Home sales across the nation were up 4.3% year over year, making it the third best month for home sales in the 13-year history of the report.

read more
Wallethub: Georgia has among the least COVID-19 restrictions in the nation

Wallethub: Georgia has among the least COVID-19 restrictions in the nation


A new report from the financial website Wallethub ranks each state on COVID-19 restrictions.

read more
iBuyer activity down 88% in Q2

iBuyer activity down 88% in Q2


The biggest players in the iBuyer market closed up shop at the beginning of the pandemic, and a new report shows the numbers.

read more
Atlanta gets $22 million for rental assistance

Atlanta gets $22 million for rental assistance


Landlords are encouraged to educate tenants on rental assistance program offered through the City of Atlanta and the United Way of Greater Atlanta.

read more
Southern home sales jump 27.6% in July

Southern home sales jump 27.6% in July


Nationwide sales of new single-family homes were at a seasonally adjusted rate of 901,000, up 13.9% from last month and 36.3% higher than July 2019.

read more
Atlanta sees influx of buyers from New York City

Atlanta sees influx of buyers from New York City


New Yorkers eager to move on are set their sights on Atlanta, according to a new report from Redfin.

read more
Georgia MLS announces security breach

Georgia MLS announces security breach


Hackers may have gotten access to Georgia MLS members’ account information, according to the organization.

read more
NAR, NAHB shift 2020 lobbying efforts in response to COVID-19

NAR, NAHB shift 2020 lobbying efforts in response to COVID-19


The National Association of Realtors and the National Association of Home Builders are both backing candidates for congressional seats across the country and advocating for issues such as ramping up production of affordable housing and reversing widespread unemployment.

read more
Pending sales statewide up 25% in July

Pending sales statewide up 25% in July


Low inventory helped push the median sales price up 9.5% to $259,000, according to the Georgia Association of Realtors.

read more