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Home sizes expected to rise in post-COVID world
Home sizes expected to rise in post-COVID world

After declining for years, the size of new single-family homes has begun to level off as consumers spend more time at home, a National Association of Home Builders analysis found.

NAR finds fewer Black Americans own homes than other groups
NAR finds fewer Black Americans own homes than other groups

NAR put together its “Snapshot of Race and Home Buying in America” report to study the hurdles that persistently block minorities from owning homes.

What makes top producers tick — and does it even matter?
What makes top producers tick — and does it even matter?

Whether you strive to be a top producer or you think the title is just a lot of hype, we found there was no shortage of viewpoints on the topic.

Low-income housing doesn’t hurt home prices
Low-income housing doesn’t hurt home prices

The study dispels a long-held belief that nearby homes lose value once low-income housing is built in an area.

RE/MAX: Atlanta home sales return to previous levels in January amid tight inventory
RE/MAX: Atlanta home sales return to previous levels in January amid tight inventory

January home sales in Atlanta were roughly flat on an annual basis as inventory plunged, according to RE/MAX’s most recent National Housing Report.

Ansley partner @properties designates top Detroit brokerage its first franchisee
Ansley partner @properties designates top Detroit brokerage its first franchisee

Chicago-based @properties is awarding its first franchise to Alexander Real Estate, a firm with offices in Detroit and suburban Royal Oak, Michigan.

Atlanta rents jump in 2020, along with other major markets
Atlanta rents jump in 2020, along with other major markets

“In the final months of 2020, single-family rents posted the highest increases in over four years,” said Molly Boesel, principal economist at CoreLogic. “However, single-family rent price reaction to the pandemic and resulting recession differed greatly across metros.”

GAMLS: Atlanta home sales remain brisk in January
GAMLS: Atlanta home sales remain brisk in January

The Atlanta metro area continued to see a healthy pace of home sales in January despite dwindling inventory, Georgia MLS said in its Housing Snapshot.

Rate of homebuyers who are outbid doubles
Rate of homebuyers who are outbid doubles

The top reason why long-time searchers have not purchased a home is because 40% say they were outbid.

Georgia housing market remains hot in 2020 despite pandemic
Georgia housing market remains hot in 2020 despite pandemic

After a bumpy start to 2020, Georgia’s housing market shrugged off much of the initial pandemic-related disruptions to post a solid finish to the year, with major indicators pointing to strong demand and tight supply, according to the Georgia Association of Realtors’ annual report.

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