Homeownership Dreams More Attainable in 2015

Home prices are rising around the country, including in metro Atlanta. According to RealtyTrac’s® November reports, prices in the Atlanta real estate market were up 15 percent in November 2014 as compared to a year prior. In addition, the Augusta and Richmond metro area saw a 15 percent year-over-year appreciation, while the Chattanooga, Tennessee market, which also includes parts of[...]

New Pricing and Incentives at The Park at LaVista Walk

Low-maintenance Brownstone-style townhomes in Atlanta The Providence Group announces new pricing from the $240,000s and a $7,500 Buyer Bonus at The Park at LaVista Walk, a community of upscale townhomes in Fulton County. The Buyer Bonus is valid on the community’s five move-in ready homes. “The Park at LaVista Walk is one of our most popular new home communities,” said Kelly Fink,[...]

Atlanta Real Estate Forum Reports: Pending Home Sales Rise in March

With the expiration of the home buyer tax credit around the corner, home buyers raced to the finish line, pushing pending sales of existing homes in March up 5.3 percent over February according to the National Association of Realtors. The organization is also reporting that pending sales were up 21.1 percent from just one year ago. However numbers are not[...]

Feeling Beaten Down by "Buy Now!" campaigns?

Well, you're about to hear it again. According to the recently published Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller Home Price Index, home prices in Atlanta have dipped .9% year-over-year as of February, this marks the sixth month in a row that Atlanta has had negative returns. While this might be bad news for the housing industry, for you, the buyer, news couldn't be better.[...]