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Real estate investor, local developer team up for Clayton County affordable-housing community
Real estate investor, local developer team up for Clayton County affordable-housing community

The communities are the Flats at Mt. Zion, a 210-unit apartment community aimed at families with children who attend Mt. Zion elementary and primary schools, and the Villas at Mt. Zion, a 96-unit independent-living property for residents 55 years old and older.

NC apartment investor picks up 800-unit Alpharetta community
NC apartment investor picks up 800-unit Alpharetta community

The property is the 11th Atlanta-area asset owned or managed by the purchaser, Bell Partners Inc.

iBuyers gain market share nationwide, Atlanta tops the list
iBuyers gain market share nationwide, Atlanta tops the list

For the first time, iBuyers, also known as instant buyers, clinched 1% of the overall market share of homes purchased nationwide.

Nathan Minkwic
Nathan Minkwic

“Keep grinding, it will pay off.” — Nathan Minkwic, Real Estate Agent, RE/MAX Around Atlanta

Atlanta real estate agent tops LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance ranking for individual producer
Atlanta real estate agent tops LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance ranking for individual producer

Shirley Gary, of Engel & Völkers Buckhead Atlanta, increased her production in two years from 266.2 transaction sides and $70.1 million in volume to 621 sides and $121.2 million of volume in 2020.

Maryland firm continues local buying spree with more Atlanta multifamily acquisitions
Maryland firm continues local buying spree with more Atlanta multifamily acquisitions

The company purchased the properties for $116 million with the acquisition of Springdale Glen, Sierra Forest and Hawthorne at Sugarloaf in Clarkston, Mableton and Lawrenceville.

Investors to redevelop downtown office tower into apartments, citing pandemic
Investors to redevelop downtown office tower into apartments, citing pandemic

“The potential for spaces to transition, such as 41 Marietta going from office to multifamily, will be a trend we will see in the years to come, post-pandemic closures.” — Troy Reynolds, multifamily advisor for NAI G2 Commercial Real Estate. 

Atlanta Housing Scorecard: Existing-home sales and housing inventory fell in August
Atlanta Housing Scorecard: Existing-home sales and housing inventory fell in August

Both existing-home sales and housing inventory fell during August in Atlanta. But housing starts are up.

Cook & James adds five new attorneys to roster
Cook & James adds five new attorneys to roster

The real estate law firm Cook & James firm is adding five new attorneys to their team: Kim Miller, Patrick Watts, Robert Whitesides, Bonnie Timms and Sherri Steiner-Stewart.

RedfinNow launches in Atlanta
RedfinNow launches in Atlanta

RedfinNow, an iBuyer operated by the discount brokerage RedFin, is launching in two new cities: Atlanta, GA and Nashville, TN.

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