Chamblee Doraville CID Focuses on Mobility, Area Improvements

Chamblee Doraville CID Focuses on Mobility, Area Improvements

Community Improvement Districts (CIDs) are a well-established model in metro Atlanta to design and fund improvements to sidewalks, traffic intersections, signage and landscaping. On today’s Around Atlanta segment of Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio, Chamblee Doraville CID Chairman and Jim Ellis Automotive Group President Jimmy Ellis discusses the goal of developing transportation projects that improve mobility, access and safety to[...]

MarketNsight Announces Best May for New Home Sales since Downturn

MarketNsight Announces Best May for New Home Sales since Downturn

MarketNsight Principal John Hunt recently projected that May new construction pending sales would be up 12% from 2018 closings. Opportunely, once all of the data was in, May pending new home sales were up a whopping 28% year-over-year! “In fact, this is the highest number of pending sales for May since the great recession,” Hunt said. “This is a big deal!” Hunt’s[...]

City of Dunwoody Offers Best of Both Worlds On-the-Perimeter

City of Dunwoody Offers Best of Both Worlds On-the-Perimeter

The City of Atlanta is not only known for its thriving city center but also the exciting metro area. The City of Dunwoody Director of Economic Development Michael Starling and Discover Dunwoody Executive Director Katie Williams join co-hosts Carol Morgan and Todd Schnick to discuss the city’s newest developments on the Around Atlanta segment of Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio. Though[...]

Jackson EMC Sponsors MarketWatch Atlanta

Jackson EMC Sponsors MarketWatch Atlanta

Jackson EMC returned as a sponsor of MarketWatch Atlanta, a biannual event that shares data on the state of the Atlanta new home industry. As one of the largest electric cooperatives in Georgia and the nation, Jackson EMC values the information provided at the event, which is hosted by MarketNsight. John Hunt, principal with Atlanta-based market research firm MarketNsight, and Dr.[...]

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[...]

MarketNsight Presents MarketWatch Atlanta

MarketNsight Presents MarketWatch Atlanta

MarketNsight recently hosted its biannual MarketWatch Atlanta event releasing data on the state of the Atlanta new home industry to a crowd of more than 400 home builders, developers, bankers, Realtors and others in the industry. MarketNsight and ViaSearch President John Hunt gave an overview of the Atlanta housing market and shared predictions for the remainder of the year. At the[...]

CEFGA: Building Opportunities for Georgia through Education, Training

CEFGA: Building Opportunities for Georgia through Education, Training

The construction worker shortage has been a major concern in 2019, but thanks to organizations like the Construction Education Foundation of Georgia (CEFGA), the need for quality construction skills training in Georgia is steadily being met with realistic solutions. CEFGA President and CEO Scott Shelar joins co-hosts Mandy Holm and Todd Schnick in the latest All About Real Estate segment[...]

atlanta townhomes

Townhome Popularity Increases to Fill Buyers’ Needs

North Square Sells Out and Parkside East Opens The popularity of townhomes has increased greatly over the past few years. Homebuyers are seeking communities where they can live, work and play. And, home builders have answered the need with stylish, well-designed Atlanta townhomes that are located right where buyers want to be. Marietta-based Traton Homes offers townhomes in locations exactly where buyers[...]

Bright Futures Atlanta Gives Real Life Direction to Atlanta Youth

Bright Futures Atlanta Gives Real Life Direction to Atlanta Youth

Every city, unfortunately, has impoverished areas with at-risk youth, but thanks to varying programs and nonprofits, those youth have an outlet and a way out. Bright Futures Atlanta Co-Founders Gail and Phillip Ross join this week’s Around Atlanta segment of Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio to discuss the program’s many offerings with co-hosts, Carol Morgan and Todd Schnick. Primarily focused on[...]