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Virus Variant Will Delay U.S. Economic Growth Prospects

The impact of COVID-19’s delta variant will delay but not diminish economic growth prospects, and a current surge in inflation will recede in 2022, according to Rajeev Dhawan of the Economic Forecasting Center at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business. “The pause in growth is due to a decrease in consumption of contact-heavy service-sector products, such as hospitality,[...]

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Atlanta Ranks as Cost-Effective City

According to a recent study conducted by the personal finance website WalletHub, Atlanta ranks at number 30 among 300 cities across the United States as a great, cost-effective place to call home. WalletHub compared 18 key indicators of housing-market attractiveness and economic strength. Atlanta has long supplied its citizens with affordable housing, exciting amenities and a bustling job market. Fortune-500 companies offer[...]

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Georgia Economy Outpaces U.S.

The Georgia economy is outpacing the nation in terms of recovery from the 2020 pandemic shutdown, but further disruptions of the global supply chain could be felt from the port of Savannah to the boardrooms of Atlanta, according to Rajeev Dhawan of the Economic Forecasting Center at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business. Georgia Recovery Highlights Georgia will[...]

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Avalon: A Place to Live, Work, Play or Shop!

Avalon, a mixed-use development in Alpharetta, is a top retail and residential destination in the South, easily accessible from GA-400. An icon in the industry and a pillar in the community, Avalon presents a new model for a dense and walkable area with an urban feel. Active from morning until night, Avalon offers and visitors the opportunity to fully immerse[...]

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Six Reasons To Purchase Investment Properties Now

As the U.S. economy continues to boom, many economic forecaster expect it to grow by more than 6% this year.  This gives investors the opportunity to take advantage or the current real estate boom.  Here are six reasons that it is smart to purchase investment properties. Diversification of Wealth Diversification is an extremely important concept for investors. When investors spread their money[...]

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MarketNsight Predicts 10 Years to Reach Normal Atlanta New Home Inventory

There is no housing bubble in Atlanta, according to MarketNsight Founder and Principal John Hunt. Historically low home inventory will take 10 years to reach normal levels as the market is short 92,000 homes on an annualized basis. Housing analysis firm MarketNsight recently held its biannual MarketWatch Atlanta event where Hunt gave a market update and his predictions for the[...]