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Near-Majority of Atlanta Residents Now Live in Rental Housing

Just how dramatic has housing shifted towards rentals, in the last seven years? Forty-nine percent of Atlanta residents now live in rental housing, a tiny increase up from 47 percent in 2006; furthermore, the renter population in Atlanta is up 7 percent in

January is the Cruelest Month For Home Sales in Atlanta

Real estate in the Atlanta area started 2015 on a rough note, according to new ABR stats. January was not a kind month to the Atlanta-area housing market, if the new analysis from the Atlanta Board of Realtors is

Atlanta Lands No. 1 Spot on 2014 Top Moving Destinations List

In 2014, just as in the years before, Americas are on the move to the many destinations that our nation has to offers. According to data compiled by Penske Truck Rental, do-it-yourself movers are consistently moving to the warm and

Lennar Atlanta Adds Three New Home Consultants

Lennar Atlanta, the fast-growing division of Lennar (NYSE:LEN), welcomed three new home consultants to its staff as the company continues to expand: Alicia Sipsy, Donna Brown and Anne Kriebel Alicia Sipsy, a West Cobb native, has worked with various builder groups throughout

Atlanta Cash Sales Near Pre-Crisis Levels

CoreLogic report shows widespread drops in cash sales. Cash sales continued to drop in November, according to a new report from CoreLogic, which found an increasingly significant portion of all-cash buyers leaving the market, particularly investors. Ebbing closer to

In Atlanta, Black Mortgage Applicants Denied Nearly Three Times the Rate of White Applicants

Minority groups have a harder time accessing mortgages in the U.S., including here in Atlanta. In the Atlanta metro area, 25.3 percent of African-Americans are denied in their applications for conventional mortgages, according to a new analysis from Zillow; that’s

Dogwood City Foreclosures Continue Beating Nation

Foreclosure activity in 2014 ended well, but pockets remain in dire straights. To cap off 2014, the national foreclosure inventory continued deflating, falling a staggering 34 percent year-over-year, according to CoreLogic’s newest foreclosure report. As of December, the nation’s

Atlanta Begins 2015 with Soaring Price Gains

Atlanta continued to set the world on fire with its rise in asking prices Asking prices in Atlanta began 2015 on a soaring note, according to the Trulia Price Monitor. Prices were up a whopping 16.2 percent year-over-year in January – good for

Atlanta Has One of Nation’s Highest Rates of Gentrification

Atlanta, according to a new study, is gentrifying more than nearly all U.S. cities. Gentrification is a topic of focus for many cities across the U.S., but a new analysis from Governing has found that few cities have been more radically altered by gentrification

Do the Seasons Really Make a Difference in Atlanta Real Estate? Not Really

One may think that warmer months are better for selling homes, but the data tells another story. What if we were to tell you that it really makes no difference when you list your client’s home, in terms of

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