Tim Brown, Land Manager with Artisan Built Communities

Artisan Built Communities Hires Tim Brown as Land Acquisition Manager

Artisan Built Communities is pleased to announce the addition of Tim Brown as Land Acquisition Manager. Brown is bringing more than 20 years of experience in his field, and further enhancing the company’s already extensive scope of industry knowledge and involvement. “Tim has already brought insights, new relationships and greater efficiencies that will help us offer even more Georgia families the[...]

Gigi's House Groundbreaking

Gigi’s House Begins Construction in Clayton County

On April 23, HomeAid Atlanta broke ground in Clayton County on the new home for nonprofit Gigi's House. The nonprofit provides a safe home in a faith-based loving environment for girls ages 13 to 19. Gigi's House also offers trauma-informed therapy, home school, mentoring, life skills and more. The new ten-bedroom home will provide a safe and dignified environment for teen[...]

Boxwood Cottage, a Historic Home, Enters the Atlanta Real Estate Market

Built before the Civil War in 1841, Boxwood Cottage recently became available on the Atlanta real estate market. Originally known as the Gann House, this historic home is the oldest property in Smyrna, and it was built by John Gann, Cobb County’s first state senator. According to Gann family legend, the home was used as Union Army headquarters and was[...]

Jeremy Crawford with FMLS

FMLS Provides Virtual Training, New Services and Market Analysis

President and CEO of First Multiple Listing Service (FMLS) Jeremy Crawford is in the studio today for today’s All About Real Estate segment of the Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio podcast. Tune in to find out what not to do during a virtual continuing education (CE) class as Jeremy shares all sorts of interesting stories with co-hosts Carol Morgan and[...]

The Unprecedented Situation of the American Builder

The Unprecedented Situation of the American Builder

Like any business, supply and demand reign over the housing industry and particularly in new construction. While the sellers of previously lived in homes have the simple luxury of naming their price, builders must constantly compare the contract price against the market price for materials. COVID-19 saw most factories shut down, only to reopen at a limited pace in order to[...]

Home for Rent Art

Atlanta a Top 20 City for Millennial Renters

Renters’ interest in moving picked up in 2020, according to new research done by STORAGECafé that analyzed approx. 1.7 million renter applications. Despite a year marked by health-related worries and employment concerns, 18% more renters relocated in 2020 compared to 2019 at a national level. Atlanta ranked 17th among the country’s major cities in terms of renter interest, attracting mostly[...]

map of Southeastern United States to show MarketNsight's new service areas

MarketNsight Now Serving 35+ Cities Across Southeast

Housing analysis firm MarketNsight recently added six new markets across five states to its service area in the Southeast. Customers across more than 35 cities can now access the latest housing, pricing, product and location data through the Feasibility Matrix® program, exclusive to MarketNsight. Additionally, Atlanta customers can access mortgage data through the firm’s new Mortgage Matrix® program. As MarketNsight continues[...]

Do Home Buyers Prefer to Buy New Construction Homes_

Do Home Buyers Prefer to Buy New Construction Homes?

According to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) BuilderBooks most recent addition, What Home Buyers Really Want, 60% of home buyers would prefer to buy new construction homes over existing homes. With every other factor remaining equal, today’s buyers are more interested in buying brand-new than used homes. In the NAHB BuilderBooks, new homes are categorized as both homes built[...]

When is the housing market going to crash

When is the Housing Market Going to Crash?

When is the housing market going to crash? In just one month, this foreboding question skyrocketed in Google searches, seeing more than a 2,450% increase. The current housing market is showing phenomenal momentum and has been on this forward trajectory since before the outbreak of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic in 2020. With over a year of phenomenal and record-breaking housing sales,[...]