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Atlanta area homes selling a week faster than in 2019
Atlanta area homes selling a week faster than in 2019

While home sales continued to evade the seasonal decline, buyers and sellers took a breather last week as COVID-19 cases spiked and the nation focused on the presidential election, according to realtor.com’s Weekly Housing Report.

Thinking of taking your listing off the market for the holidays? Think again.
Thinking of taking your listing off the market for the holidays? Think again.

“Buyers who look during that time tend to be more serious because the casual lookers tend to delay until after the holidays.” — CEO Anthony Lamacchia

What are the hottest zip codes in Atlanta?
What are the hottest zip codes in Atlanta?

Online real estate company Opendoor has released a map of the Atlanta metro area, showing the most highly searched neighborhoods and zip codes. 

Georgia residential sales crush 2019 in October
Georgia residential sales crush 2019 in October

It was a good October for Georgia home sales. Check out Georgia MLS’s October 12-County Housing Market Snapshot report.

5 ways NAR is advocating for members in 2021
5 ways NAR is advocating for members in 2021

The National Association of Realtors announced a list of priorities its Business Issues Policy Committee will focus on next year.

Here’s what President-elect Joe Biden’s housing plan looks like
Here’s what President-elect Joe Biden’s housing plan looks like

With a plan to invest $640 billion over 10 years and vows to end discriminatory and unfair practices in the housing market, including “redlining,” President-elect Joe Biden’s housing policy agenda looks to protect low-income and housing-insecure households.

Foreclosures down nationwide, but mortgage delinquencies rising
Foreclosures down nationwide, but mortgage delinquencies rising

The biggest changes were found in mortgages that are in serious delinquency, meaning those that are at least 90 days delinquent.

Venterra Realty buys The Maddox in Duluth
Venterra Realty buys The Maddox in Duluth

The Maddox includes one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments ranging from 946 to 1422 square feet.

Atlanta Realtors leads fight against hate speech
Atlanta Realtors leads fight against hate speech

The National Association of Realtors’ Board of Directors is expected to vote on a proposal that would prohibit members for conducting hate speech outside of work.

Labor market shows improvement in latest jobs report
Labor market shows improvement in latest jobs report

The latest jobs report shows improvement, with another 638,000 net job gains and the unemployment rate slashed to 6.9%.

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