Time to Buy Infographic

Winter is the Best Time to Buy

ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database and first property data provider of Data-as-a-Service (DaaS), released its annual analysis of the best days of the year to buy a home. The analysis shows that only three days of the year offer discounts below estimated market value. All three days fall in the month of December, meaning it[...]

MarketNsight Examines Missing Middle Housing, Affordability

MarketNsight Examines Missing Middle Housing, Affordability

Housing types to address unmet affordable housing demand In the latest update from MarketNsight, Principal John Hunt examined the Missing Middle and the need for affordable housing. Many major cities, such as Atlanta, struggle to provide multi-unit affordable housing solutions due to limited zoning that restricts density in high-demand locales. Within the housing industry, the Missing Middle is recognized as multi-unit housing[...]

MarketNsight Announces Best June for New Home Sales since Downturn

MarketNsight Announces Best June for New Home Sales Since Downturn

MarketNsight Principal John Hunt recently projected June pending new home sales would follow suit with the record-breaking numbers of May pending sales – and they did. MarketNsight is pleased to announce June's pending new home sales were up 25% year-over-year! “Partial July data paints the same picture and will be yet another record for new pending sales,” Hunt said. “Is 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[...]

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[...]

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[...]

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[...]