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McKinley Homes Active Adult Community Calls Unique Hampton, GA Home

McKinley Homes’ 55-plus active adult community Heritage Place offers affordably priced homes in the heart of Hampton, Georgia. Offering ranch townhomes priced from the $130,000s, Heritage Place is a low-maintenance community ideal for today's active adult buyer. Potential home buyers can choose from three unique home plans that range from 1,029 to 1,370 square feet of well-designed, single-level living space with two[...]

Gwinnett Place CID to Focus on Redevelopment of Fading Retail Locations

Gwinnett Place CID to Focus on Redevelopment of Fading Retail Locations

Community Improvement Districts (CIDs) utilize self-imposed taxes from local commercial businesses to improve and enhance local communities. Gwinnett Place CID Executive Director Joe Allen joins this week’s All About Real Estate segment of Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio to discuss local redevelopment and streetscape projects with co-hosts Carol Morgan and Todd Schnick. Gwinnett Place CID is a self-taxing district where the[...]

RedBrick Homes & Development Focusing on Affordable Housing in Atlanta

RedBrick Homes & Development Focusing on Affordable Housing in Atlanta

It is always exciting when someone finds their fit in the residential construction industry! On this week’s All About Real Estate edition of Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio, co-hosts Carol Morgan and Todd Schnick are joined by RedBrick Homes & Development Owner Jim Cheeks to discuss the company’s origin and affordable housing in Atlanta. RedBrick Homes & Development is a developer[...]

KNOWAtlanta Summer 2019

Landing a Job in the ATL – KNOWAtlanta’s Summer 2019 Issue

KNOWAtlanta Magazine is back with its 2019 Summer Issue to give you the inside scoop on the ATL. Whether you’re thinking about relocating to Atlanta, are new to the town, or have lived here your whole life, KNOWAtlanta has you covered. In this edition, you can expect to figure out exactly why Atlanta is one of the best cities to[...]

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[...]