New Home Sales Surge Across Southeast Despite COVID-19

    MarketNsight Reports Despite COVID-19, New Home Sales Surge Across Southeast

    MarketNsight reports May and June pending new home sales were up 30% over 2019 sales and, so far, July is averaging more than 30% over last year. Even as COVID-19 (coronavirus) cases continue to rise, homebuyers are buying in unprecedented numbers. According to MarketNsight and ViaSearch President John Hunt, Atlanta's new home pending sales are up 13% over last year. MarketNsight[...]

    MarketNsight Atlanta Pending Home Sales Surpass June Records

    MarketNsight Reports Atlanta Pending Home Sales Continue to Surpass June Records

    MarketNsight reports June new Atlanta pending home sales continue to exceed 2019 sales, even as COVID-19 (coronavirus) Georgia cases continue to increase. According to MarketNsight and ViaSearch President John Hunt, week three of June 2020 was up 31% year-to-year with a lag and will be up 43% year to year when the lag is accounted for. The first three weeks of[...]

    MarketNsight New Pending Sales Up

    MarketNsight Reports New Pending Home Sales Up 20% First Week of June

    MarketNsight recently hosted its June MarketWatch Atlanta event virtually on ZOOM giving a state of the market and predictions for the remainder of the year. Over 800 signed up for the event. MarketNsight and ViaSearch President John Hunt reiterated the current unprecedented times and that it is difficult to forecast exactly what might happen the rest of the year; however,[...]

    Join MarketNsight at First-Ever Virtual MarketWatch Atlanta

    Join MarketNsight at First-Ever Virtual MarketWatch Atlanta

    MarketNsight is excited to announce its first-ever virtual MarketWatch Atlanta. Dr. Rajeev Dhawan of Georgia State’s Economic Forecasting Center will join housing economy expert John Hunt of MarketNsight and ViaSearch to discuss the pandemic’s effect on housing and the economy. Coming up on Thursday, June 11, 2020, at 10 a.m., the discussion will also include the future of Atlanta’s housing market[...]

    MarketNsight Reveals New Pending Sales Up 18% Over Last Year

    MarketNsight Reveals New Pending Sales Up 18% Over Last Year

    MarketNsight is cautiously releasing data showing that new pending sales in the first half of May 2020 are up 18% over the same period the year before. “We are all learning through this,” MarketNsight Principal John Hunt said. “Perhaps the biggest lesson is that you can actually sell new homes in the middle of a pandemic.” “We reported last week that after[...]

    MarketNsight Announces May 2020 Sales Up Over Last May

    MarketNsight Announces May 2020 Sales Up Over Last May

    MarketNsight is pleased to announce that May 2020 pending new home sales are up 10% over May 2019 pending sales for the first week of the month. According to MarketNsight Principal John Hunt, pent-up demand is causing pending sales to increase year-over-year (YOY). “We are in uncharted territory, and we really have been since the great recession,” Hunt said. “With all[...]

    MarketNsight Announces Atlanta April New Pending Sales on Par with 2019

    MarketNsight Announces Atlanta April New Pending Sales on Par with 2019

    MarketNsight recently announced a state of the Atlanta new home market at April’s month-end. Compared to the same four months of data in 2019, the final results of January through April 2020 are almost a wash. “Sales from January 2020 through the first week of March 2020 were so exceptional that it has compensated for the negative effects of COVID-19 (coronavirus)[...]

    town hall forum with John Hunt

    Virtual Town Hall Forum with Berkshire Hathaway, John Hunt

    Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties is presenting a Town Hall Forum Thursday, April 30, 2020, at 11 a.m. ET.  Hosts Dan Forsman, president and CEO, and Lori Lane, senior vice president, will be joined by John Hunt, principal of ViaSearch and MarketNsight. Hunt is a leading market analyst and housing economy expert. Join the discussion to learn about the state[...]