Blue River Development Managing Principals Michael and Brad Cooper

Royal Estates: 74-Acre Hwy 211 Project in Winder is Zoned

Atlanta-based Blue River Development, LLC recently closed and received zoning and development approvals on Royal Estates, a master-planned residential subdivision with single-family homes off Highway 211 near the terminus of the West Winder Bypass. Slated for 173 single-family homes, the 74-acre property was part of a family estate since the 1800s. Royal Estates is located near the West Winder Bypass on[...]

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Bearflation is Coming Says Georgia State Forecaster

Curing inflation is going to take awhile, up to 18 months according to Rajeev Dhawan of the Economic Forecasting Center at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business. Dhawan says a “very determined” Federal Reserve will “eliminate excess demand by hiking interest rates sufficiently.” In his recent national economic forecast, Dhawan calls the current economic condition as “bearflation." Dhawan[...]

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Atlanta’s Housing Market Has Many Fixer-Uppers at Great Discount Prices

The US housing market may finally be cooling, but getting onto the property ladder is sometimes difficult. One solution is to buy a discounted property that need renovation. The availability and prices of these ‘fixer-uppers’ vary greatly across the country, but Atlantans fortunately have quite a range of them, and often at attractively reduced prices. StorageCafe research discovered which large US[...]

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Pottery Barn Introduces Accessible Home Collection

Accessible home design has come a long way. Pottery Barn has recently introduced a new product line that will help homebuilders move past clunky accessibility elements of the past into more stylish, on-trend designs. And they’re right on time. The U.S. population is aging. When the youngest Baby Boomers reached 55 in 2017, the “seniors” cohort reach 29% of the U.S. population,[...]

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Where to Find a Modern Farmhouse in Metro Atlanta

Whether it is traditional, modern or industrial, farmhouses have slowly made their way to the forefront of architectural design in the homebuilding industry. These new home styles are charming, inviting and offer a sense of nostalgia that is often sought after when building new construction homes. With key design elements, including spacious kitchens, shiplap walls, mixed stone and wood materials,[...]

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Surge in Atlanta Luxury Apartments

Amid a tight housing market, the metro area is experiencing a surge in Atlanta luxury apartments. People remain renters for longer than before, so their expectations of what their homes must offer have also changed and developers have rushed to deliver. Riding the wave of migration, Atlanta is no exception and according to Yardi it scores 12th place among the[...]

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Are Atlanta Home Prices Dropping?

Redfin Reports Asking Prices Come Down from All-Time High According to a new report from Redfin (redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage, home prices are dropping, but we wonder if Atlanta home prices are dropping? If you are a Broker or Realtor, please chime in and comment! Nationwide the median asking price of newly-listed homes for sale is down 1.5% from the all-time[...]