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Jim Chapman Communities Named Builder of the Year at 55+ Housing Awards

Atlanta builder Jim Chapman Communities has been named the Builder of the Year at the National Association of Home Builders' (NAHB) 2018 Best of 55+ Housing Awards. The awards program was held during the International Builders' Show in Orlando and showcased builders who practiced excellence and innovation in the design, development, lifestyle and marketing of 55+ housing in 2017. Jim Chapman[...]

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NAHB Chairs Update Members on Advocacy Efforts

On December 28, 2017, the National Association of Home Builders' (NAHB) Public Affairs Committee Chair Skip Howes and Membership Committee Chair Sonny Antonio sent a letter to area chairs, state representatives, state and local home builders association (HBA) presidents, HBA executive officers, senior life directors, life directors and spikes to update NAHB members on several ongoing advocacy efforts. The letter addressed[...]

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Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio Announces January Lineup

Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio announces its January 2018 show lineup providing listeners with all the latest news and information on Atlanta real estate, as well as local events, attractions and things to do around the city. Sponsored by Jackson EMC, the award-winning real estate podcast airs twice a week and offers interviews with industry experts and details regarding Atlanta events[...]

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FHA Loan Limits to Rise in 3,000 Counties in 2018

The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) announced its 2018 loan limits in early December (12/7/17) in a move that recognizes the housing industry’s rising home prices. The new loan limits will allow more people who would not normally qualify for a loan to become home buyers. Nationally rising median home prices mean that home buyers in 3,000 counties will see increases[...]

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Lennar to Buy CalAtlantic Homes, Create Nation’s No. 1 Builder by Revenue

On Monday, Lennar announced that it plans to purchase CalAtlantic Homes for $5.7 billion in an acquisition that would create the nation's No. 1 builder by revenue. The transaction is expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2018, as reported by CNBC. When D. R. Horton bought Forestar earlier this year, the builder gained all of its land position[...]

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Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio Announces September Lineup

The September show lineup of Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio will provide listeners with information on local events as well as updates from Atlanta-area builders, developers, Realtors and consultants. The award-winning real estate podcast airs twice a week and offers interviews with industry experts and details regarding Atlanta events and attractions. Denim Marketing Founder and President Carol Morgan and show producer[...]

Explore Georgia’s Past at Ocmulgee Indian Festival

Explore Georgia’s Past at Ocmulgee Indian Festival

Most Georgians know about our state’s more modern history, from the Civil War to the Civil Rights movement, but the land is rich with history stretching back 17,000 years. On today’s Around Atlanta segment of Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio, Ruth Sykes from the Ocmulgee National Monument board joins co-hosts Carol Morgan and Todd Schnick to talk about the Ocmulgee[...]

Arthur Rutenberg Homes Customizing Atlanta Homes

Arthur Rutenberg Homes Customizing Atlanta Homes

Imagine choosing the layout and all the design elements of a dream home. That’s the mission of Arthur Rutenberg Homes. On today’s All About Real Estate segment of Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio, Ben Lively joins co-hosts Carol Morgan and Todd Schnick to discuss ways Arthur Rutenberg Homes is customizing Atlanta Homes. Lively says that Arthur Rutenberg Homes began in Florida[...]