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From Listed to Sold in 2 Weeks

Redfin reports homes sell at fastest pace on record! From listed to sold in two weeks --59% Under Contract within two weeks! The median home-sale price increased 17% year over year to $335,613—an all-time high—according to a new Redfin report, the technology-powered real estate brokerage. However, year-over-year comparisons may more reflect the fact that this time last year, stay-at-home-orders halted both[...]

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Professional Home Staging Sells Homes Faster

A new survey from the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) reveals that home staging helps buyers visualize what the home will look like with their furniture in it. Thus the homes that are stage sell faster! Key Highlights Eighty-two percent of buyers’ agents said staging made it easier for a buyer to visualize the property as a future home. More than[...]

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Atlanta’s Top 10 Commercial Developers

The Atlanta Business Chronicle's 2020 - 2021 Book of Lists ranks Atlanta's Top Commercial Developers based on the number of square feet developed in 2019 -2020. They have broken the list out by office, industrial and retail. For the eighth year, Georgia is again ranked No. 1 for business by Site Selection Magazine. Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Economic Development[...]

Maurice Lester

Maurice Lester Named Top Spike and Chapter President of the Year

The Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association (GAHBA) hosted its Annual Installation and Awards Ceremony on Thursday, January 21, at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta Perimeter at Villa Christina. During the ceremony, Maurice Lester received the Top Spike Award and was named Chapter President of the Year. Chapter President of the Year The Chapter President of the Year is presented for outstanding excellence and[...]

Corey Deal Receives Presidential Award

Corey Deal Receives Presidential Award

The Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association (GAHBA) hosted its Annual Installation and Awards Ceremony on Thursday, January 21, at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta Perimeter at Villa Christina. During the ceremony, Corey Deal received one of two Presidential Awards. Presidential Award: Corey Deal, GAHBA Executive Officer The Presidential Award is the only award presented at the discretion of the GAHBA  President, making it[...]

Tiffany Hogan

Tiffany Hogan Receives Presidential Award

The Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association (GAHBA) hosted its Annual Installation and Awards Ceremony on Thursday, January 21, at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta Perimeter at Villa Christina. During the ceremony, Tiffany Hogan received one of two Presidential Awards. Presidential Award: Tiffany Hogan of D.R. Horton Atlanta East Division The Presidential Award is the only award presented at the discretion of the GAHBA [...]

GAHBA Jennifer Landers Council Chairman of the Year

Jennifer Landers Honored as Council Chairman of the Year

The Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association (GAHBA) hosted its Annual Installation and Awards Ceremony on Thursday, January 21, at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta Perimeter at Villa Christina. During the ceremony, Jennifer Landers was honored as the Council Chairman of the Year. Council Chairman of the Year: Jennifer Landers of Serenbe Jennifer Landers of Serenbe was recently honored as the Council Chairman of[...]

Michael Turner Honored with Lewis Cenker Award

Michael Turner Honored with Lewis Cenker Award

The Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association (GAHBA) hosted its Annual Installation and Awards Ceremony on Thursday, January 21, at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta Perimeter at Villa Christina. During the ceremony, Michael Turner was presented with the Lewis Cenker award. Lewis Cenker Award: Michael Turner of Installation Made Easy Established in 1984, the Lewis Cenker Award is the GAHBA’s most prestigious award, honoring[...]

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Empire Communities adds Rental Homes in Atlanta

Empire Communities recently announced the company’s expansion into rental housing with the formation of Empire Rental Living and plans to build and operate 5,000 rental homes over the next five year.  The new entity is a vertically-integrated developer, builder, and operator of built-for-rent single-family and multi-family rental communities initially targeting markets in Georgia, Tennessee, Texas, the Carolinas, and Ontario, Canada,[...]

Urbanize Atlanta Launches

Urbanize Atlanta Launches

There is a new real estate publication in Atlanta, and we are thrilled! A hearty welcome to the Atlanta real estate scene to Urbanize Atlanta! With Josh Green on board as Editor, this online publication is sure to be a success. Urbanize Atlanta is "where anyone passionate about Atlanta's urban planning, architecture, transportation and commercial real estate plays." Filling the void created[...]