Graph depicting unaffordable Atlanta housing

Are Atlanta Homes Unaffordable?

Atlanta Homes Unaffordable According to the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Metro Atlanta's median home price in May set a new record at $430,000 making Atlanta homes unaffordable according to First Multiple Listing Service data. And this month, the 30-year, fixed rate surpassed 6% for mortgages for the first time since before the Great Recession. This means that the 22 metro area[...]

new Smyrna popular townhomes by Traton Homes

Townhomes Popular with Homebuyers in Metro Atlanta

Are townhomes popular with homebuyers? Well, an NAHB analysis of the most recent Census data of Starts and Completions by Purpose and Design shows that townhouse construction jumped more than 28% in 2021. As housing demand shifted to more suburban and exurban areas and housing affordability headwinds persist, medium-density construction lagged for much of 2020. However, demand for medium density neighborhoods[...]

Huntley Hills house at Atlanta Perimeter

What $400K (or less) buys around the Atlanta Perimeter now

There’s more to Atlanta’s residential real estate classifications than the famous (or infamous) dividing line that is the Interstate 285 loop. Traditionally, the Atlanta Perimeter has been the demarcation point, generally speaking, between ITP convenience, walkability, and cool, versus OTP affordability, roominess, and strong public schools. But what about those addresses that can offer the best of both worlds—what’s been[...]

hampton ga active adult community

New 55+ Active Adult Community Heritage Place

McKinley Homes Announces Hampton, Ga. age-restricted community from $120,000 Active adults can now buy an affordable ranch townhome in the heart of the historic district of Hampton, Ga. McKinley Homes announces its new age-restricted community, Heritage Place. Homes in this community start in the $120,000s and offer from 1,029 to 1,370 square feet of well-designed single-level living space. Kimberly Slaughter Marketing Manager[...]

The Stonehall by Heatherland Homes

Declare Your Freedom from Rent

It is cheaper to own than rent a charming Craftsman-style home at Cedar Grove Village in Fairburn where new homes are affordably priced from the low $200,000s. This quaint swim-tennis community from Heatherland Homes will feature 37 two-story homes at completion. So, kiss your landlord goodbye and come personalize your new home by selecting your cabinets, countertops and more. James Nash,[...]