Has the $6,500 Tax Credit Impacted the Move-Up Buyer Market? #AREFchat

April 30th, the deadline for the home buyer tax credits, is only two months away. First time home buyers are scrambling to get their contracts written within the next eight weeks to ensure they get the $8,000, but what about the move-up buyers and the $6,500 tax credit? Since we haven't heard too much about whether or not the $6,500[...]

#AREFChat Discusses New Construction in the Industry

In the past week, we've made a few announcements about new construction taking place in the Atlanta housing market. Considering new projects have been basically extinct over the past year, these announcements got us wondering if other markets were seeing new construction as well and if it is a good sign that the market is turning around. So, our topic[...]

#AREFchat Discusses Effects of Big Builders Coming to Atlanta

The big announcement this week of Lennar entering the Atlanta housing market served as the topic of #AREFchat for this morning, and what a great topic it was! We are happy to announce that we had non-Atlanta residents contributing to the conversation this morning as well as many Atlanta real estate professionals, all of which provided thought-provoking insights about the[...]