Zombie Foreclosures &Vacant Properties

No “Walking Dead” Here – Zombie Foreclosures Disappearing

Vacancy rates for single-family homes and condos nationwide are dropping, another sign of a strengthening economy and robust housing market. According to the 2018 Vacant Property and Zombie Foreclosure Report by ATTOM Data Solutions, the curator of the nation’s premier property database, nearly 1.5 million single-family homes and condos were vacant nationwide at the end of Q3 2018. This represents[...]

High School Freshman Buys Piece of Atlanta Real Estate

What would you do with $17,000? Your first reaction would probably be to buy a new car, go shopping or maybe take a much needed vacation, or maybe you'd put the money away into a savings account. However, one 15-year-old high school student chose to invest her inheritance on a piece of Atlanta real estate. Lauren Rasmus, a freshman at Riverwood[...]

Home Builder Stocks Reach Two Year High

Good news for the housing industry, home builder stocks have reached their highest point in two years. Standard & Poor's index of 11 home builder stocks has risen 80 percent since October, which had been the most recent low point for the industry. Home builder shares' recent increase may be partially due to the change in seasons. Generally, these shares improve[...]