MarketNsight announces its latest real estate market update, showcasing the industry’s most recent trends and data. The real estate market has seen a significant improvement since November 2022. The Federal Reserve's decision to slow down the pace of interest rate hikes to 0.25% has played a crucial role in motivating buyers and calming anxiety across the industry. Additionally, the release[...]
When will housing recovery happen?
"The bottom line is that we will not see a real housing recovery until mortgage rates fall below 6%, and it will take 30-year Fixed rates moving closer to 5.5% to see any dramatic improvement at all," said MarketNsight Chief Analyst John Hunt.
MarketNsight takes a look at December stats. Home sales improved the first week of[...]
Homes below $300,000 are almost nonexistent
“The housing shortage will get worse over the next year,” MarketNsight Chief Analyst John Hunt said at MarketWatch Atlanta. To get back to normal, Atlanta needs 66,000 additional homes on the market over the next 12 months. “We simply don’t have enough supply,” Hunt said.
Before the Great Recession, housing starts and population growth tracked together,[...]
MarketNsight presents the state of the Atlanta housing market and predictions for 2023 at MarketWatch Atlanta on Thursday, Dec. 8
WHAT: MarketWatch Atlanta
Despite the grim headlines, year-to-date pending sales through October are only down 10% from last year and are equal to 2019, a very good year. What will the rest of 2022 and 2023 hold? Dr. Rajeev Dhawan of the[...]
Pending Sales Down 4 Percent from 2021 and still up 5 percent from 2019
Keeping with its trend of being ahead of the curve and setting accurate benchmarks to use nationally, MarketNsight released early August numbers for Atlanta. The first three weeks of August revealed a definite bottom for housing sales, which is, of course, tied to interest rates.
With 30-Year Fixed[...]
Lonestar State, Upstate South Carolina and South Georgia Highlight MarketNsight Expansion
Aiming to keep up with constantly increasing client demands and requests, Atlanta-based MarketNsight continues to expand its markets around the southeast with recent additions in Texas, South Carolina and Georgia.
MarketNsight landed the nation’s Top Two housing markets with the addition of both Houston and Dallas. That was followed by smaller[...]
Keeping with its trend to be ahead of the curve and set accurate benchmarks that are used nationally, MarketNsight released May numbers for Atlanta and the Southeast at MarketWatch Atlanta.
Total pending sales went negative year over year in April but improved in May, and Atlanta was only down 2%. Most shockingly, home closings at $300,000 and above are up 25%[...]
The lack of housing supply, paired with the demographic shift of the last decade and how Americans live today, is driving the demand for build-to-rent communities in the Atlanta area, according to MarketNsight Principal and Chief Analyst John Hunt. Like Atlanta’s almost historically low levels of housing inventory, build-to-rent communities are a product of both the Great Recession and the[...]
In the post-pandemic world of homebuilding, many old rules just don't apply. Join MarketNsight for a virtual MarketWatch Atlanta on Thursday, June 9, 2022, at 10 a.m. The free bi-annual event will include a data-driven discussion on the housing market including inflation, interest rates, inventory and affordability from Dr. Rajeev Dhawan of the Georgia State Economic Forecasting Center and housing[...]
In 2018, MarketNsight was one of the first in the nation to sound the alarm on the effects of rising interest rates on housing; rates increased from 4% in January to 4.8% by October of that year. At the same time, new pending sales started dropping and went negative as rates peaked in October of that year. New pending sales[...]