MarketWatch Atlanta Correctly Predicts No Rate Hikes in 2019

MarketWatch Atlanta Correctly Predicts No Rate Hikes in 2019

At the most recent MarketWatch Atlanta in December 2018, John Hunt of MarketNsight and Dr. Rajeev Dhawan of the Georgia State University Economic Forecasting Center both shared insightful information regarding the state of the Atlanta new home industry – including the prediction that the Federal Reserve would not hike rates in 2019! Dr. Dhawan went against all conventional thinking to say[...]

Less than stellar Q4 for housing

Higher Rates, Lack of Inventory and Government Shutdown Contribute to a Less than Stellar Q4

MarketNsight, a housing research and feasibility company, announces that pending sales in Atlanta for both new and existing homes fell 4th quarter 2018 over 4th quarter 2017. Pending sales are the leading indicator for housing demand, and this was the first year-to-year decline since 2014. Pending sales were down six percent for the quarter, with November being the worst month[...]

Lilburn CID

Lilburn Commercial Property Owners Take Future into Their Own Hands

Community improvement districts (CIDs) are an increasingly popular method of promoting economic growth in Atlanta, with 29 active CIDs currently and four more in formation. On today’s All About Real Estate episode, Emory Morsberger, Executive Director of Lilburn CID discusses the various economic development plans to make Lilburn an even better place to live. He also explains the formation of[...]

Right Choice™ Communities Available in Top Homebuilding Locations

Right Choice™ Communities Available in Top Homebuilding Locations

Jackson EMC offers its exclusive Right Choice™ home program throughout Barrow, Gwinnett, Hall and Jackson counties – and according to John Hunt of MarketNsight, those specific markets are experiencing significant new home growth! At the most recent MarketWatch Atlanta event, MarketNsight President John Hunt said Barrow, Jackson and Gwinnett counties are in the top 15 new home sale areas in Georgia. Right[...]

MarketWatch Atlanta

June MarketWatch Atlanta: Save the Date!

Mark your calendars for June 13, 2019, for MarketNsight's next MarketWatch Atlanta event! Over the last several years, MarketNsight has predicted housing starts both regionally and nationally within 1% of the actual. Dr. Rajeev Dhawan from Georgia State University’s Economic Forecasting Center will be joining us again. At our December 2018 MarketWatch Atlanta, Dr. Dhawan predicted the Fed would hike rates in[...]

vacant developed retail

John Hunt Coins Phrase Vacant Developed Retail – VDR

Those in the building industry are familiar with the term VDL, or vacant developed lots, which refers to the plethora of foreclosed developed lots that were available at the start of the downturn in 2008. A similar phenomenon is happening in the retail industry today and MarketNsight President John Hunt has coined the phrase Vacant Developed Retail (VDR) to refer[...]

Atlanta Real Estate Forum Announces May Radio Lineup

Patti Dunn Joins Ashton Woods as Vice President

Congratulations to Patricia (Patti) Dunn! Patti recently joined Ashton Woods Homes Atlanta Division as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. She has a depth of experience leading home builder sales including directly overall sales strategy and daily execution for multiple consumer segments and product types including single family detached and attached homes. Patti’s move to Ashton Woods Homes follows Todd Jones[...]

Carol Morgan Speaking at International Builders' Show

Can’t-Miss Session by Atlanta Speakers at International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas

Multiple Atlanta-based professionals have the honor of speaking at the 2019 International Builders' Show in Las Vegas. The week-long event is the homebuilding industry's largest conference and convention with 600,000 square feet of exhibit space featuring 1,500 vendors, more than 130 education sessions, and 60,000 attendees from 100 countries. One of the many can't-miss educational sessions during the show presented by[...]

MarketWatch Atlanta: Everything Old is New Again in New Home Building

MarketWatch Atlanta: Everything Old is New Again in New Home Building

MarketNsight recently hosted its semiannual 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 explained the state of the housing market in Atlanta and shared predictions for the upcoming New Year. New home[...]

Atlanta Skyline

KNOWAtlanta Breaks Down How Atlanta Compares to Other Cities

With more than 5 million people calling metro Atlanta home, it’s surprising to know that this Deep South region is also highly reasonable for budget-conscious residents. When we hear the phrase budget-conscious, we often think cheap and moderate, which is not at all how we would describe our city! Aside from ranking high on the sports charts and good ol’[...]