2019 obie awards

Karen Reichert Named Online Specialist of the Year

Atlanta Real Estate Forum congratulates Karen Reichert of The Providence Group for being named Online Specialist of the Year. Presented by the Atlanta Sales and Marketing Council, the OBIE Awards are the premier awards awarded to new home builders and developers in the Atlanta new home construction industry. Kelly Fink, Vice President of Marketing, Social Media and Digital Sales states, "Karen[...]

west highlands

West Highlands Wins Community of the Year

Atlanta Real Estate Forum congratulates Brock Built Homes for winning Community of the Year- Mixed Use for West Highlands, located in West Midtown Atlanta. Presented by the Atlanta Sales and Marketing Council, the OBIE Awards are the premier awards awarded to new home builders and developers in the Atlanta new home construction industry. Established West Highlands is walking distance to the[...]

2019 obie awards

Overlook at Old Atlanta Villas Wins Community of the Year

Atlanta Real Estate Forum congratulates Jim Chapman Communities for winning Community of the Year Attached for The Overlook at Old Atlanta - Villas located in Suwanee, Georgia. Presented by the Atlanta Sales and Marketing Council, the OBIE Awards are the premier awards awarded to new home builders and developers in the Atlanta new home construction industry. The Overlook at Old Atlanta,[...]

Operation Homefront

Military Couple Selected for Mortgage-Free Meritage Home

Operation Homefront selected an Atlanta-based, dual military couple for a mortgage-free Meritage Home. Meritage Homes Corporation (NYSE: MTH) and Operation Homefront recently announced that the Shreves family has been selected to enter the Homes on the Homefront (HOTH) program and will receive the keys to a brand new, energy-efficient home in Canton, Ga. The family will be welcomed into the[...]

operation homefront frame signing

Meritage Homes Hosts Operation Homefront Frame Signing

Meritage Homes staff and construction partners, as well as Operation Homefront staff, community residents and others were on hand on August 1 during an Operation Homefront frame signing event to give the future resident of an Operation Homefront positive wishes for their new home. Meritage, a leading U.S. homebuilder, will donate the home through Operation Homefront to a veteran later this[...]

Operation Homefront

Meritage Breaks Ground on Operation Homefront Home

Meritage Homes breaks ground on an Operation Homefront home for a veteran. Photo Caption (L-R) Elizabeth Scott, Area Manager for Operation Homefront, Mayor of Canton Gene Hobgood and Jonathan White, Atlanta Division President for Meritage Homes break ground on a home at The Vistas at Towne Mill that Meritage Homes will donate through Operation Homefront’s Homes on the Homefront program. A perfect[...]

housing affordability

Home Affordability Declines in 40 percent of Housing Markets

U.S. home affordability has out priced wage growth in 40 percent of U.S. Housing Markets, including Atlanta where 12 of the 21 counties in this report show that home prices are growing faster than wage increases. Most of the Georgia counties reviewed show that they are less affordable than the historic average. ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier[...]

housing affordability

Executive Order Supports Housing Affordability

Breaking News! President Trump put housing at the forefront of the national debate today by signing an executive order focusing on tackling the housing affordability crisis impacting America today. As the economy has strengthened, demand for safe, affordable housing has skyrocketed, but the housing industry has not been able to  mean this needed supply. By signing this order President Trump[...]

sharp residential

Toll Brothers Enters Atlanta with Sharp Residential Acquisition

Yet another national builder has entered the Atlanta market through the acquisition of an established private local home builder. Toll Brothers, Inc., (NYSE:TOL) , the nation’s leading builder of luxury homes, has expanded into the Atlanta market through the acquisition of Sharp Residential. This was a cash $$$ purchase, that at the time we published was not yet disclosed. Sharp Residential[...]