build to rent

Jacobi Forms Build-To-Rent Company Parkland Residential

Atlanta Developer Jim Jacobi has formed Parkland Residential, a new homebuilding company focused on creating build-to-rent communities. Jacobi is well-known in the Atlanta real estate market as president of Parkland Communities Inc., a company focused on developing communities for local, regional and national home builders. Parkland Residential will focus on the underserved missing middle market. The concept of missing middle is[...]

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Parkland Communities Experiences Sales Success During COVID-19

Parkland Communities, a privately-owned multifaceted real estate development and investment firm in Atlanta, continues to experience strong lot and land sales in 2020, even amidst the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. Parkland Communities recently completed several large transactions, including ones with Crawford Creek Communities, DR Horton and Forestar Group, Inc. “As pending new home sales set records each month, home builders continue to[...]

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[...]

Builder Confidence on the Rise

Builder Confidence on the Rise

According to recent July reports from the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI), the housing market is looking to be ready to lead a post-COVID economic recovery. Based on the data, builder confidence for new construction single-family homes has jumped 14 points to 72 this month, placing the HMI at the pre-pandemic reading we saw prior to the COVID-19 (coronavirus)[...]

Elliot Eisenberg with Graphs and Laughs joins Radio to discuss the current housing industry, where the economy is going, what Graphs and Laughs is and much more

Dr. Elliot Eisenberg on COVID-19, Housing, the Economy

President and founder of Graphs and Laughs, Elliot Eisenberg, Ph.D., is known for his quick wit, bowtie and understanding of housing and economics. Dr. Elliot Eisenberg a.k.a. the Bowtie Economist joins us in studio for Episode 923 of Atlanta Real Estate Radio. Joined by co-hosts Carol Morgan and Todd Schnick, the group discusses the current housing industry, where the economy[...]

MarketNsight Permits Up

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,[...]

MarketNsight Announces May 2020 Up 31% Over May the Preceding Year

MarketNsight Announces May 2020 Up 31% Over May the Preceding Year

MarketNsight recently announced new pending home sales in the Atlanta market are up 31% for May 2020 versus May the year before. In fact, new pending home sales went positive year-to-year in the fourth week of April and have continued to improve. For January through May 2020, pending sales are up 6% over the same time period the year before. “New[...]

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[...]