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Buffet Bets on U.S. Housing Market

A recent Fortune article reports that Warren Buffet just made a big bet on the U.S. housing market, and from Blue River Development's perspective, it is easy to see why. The recent investment by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway in three leading U.S. homebuilders – D.R. Horton, Lennar and NVR – signals strong confidence in the U.S. housing market. The investments, worth[...]

Katie Fidler with St. Bourke

St. Bourke: Atlanta Housing Market Updates, Predictions

Director of Research and Communications Katie Fidler with St. Bourke joins the Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio podcast to share a glimpse into the Atlanta housing market. Fidler sits down with host Carol Morgan to discuss lot shortages, development updates and her predictions for the remainder of the year on the All About Real Estate segment. Living in the Atlanta area for most of her[...]

Aging Housing Updates

Top 5 Updates Older Homes Need

America’s owner-occupied housing stock is rapidly aging. According to the 2021 American Community Survey, the median age of owner-occupied homes is 40 years with 35% of owner-occupied housing being built in 1969 or earlier. Due to several factors, such as population changes, the age of owner-occupied housing stock varies from state to state. While Georgia is below the national median age with[...]

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St. Bourke Atlanta Housing Market Overview and 2023 Peek

Affordability challenges, low inventory, Gwinnett remains HOT! St. Bourke, an Atlanta-based asset management and property development company, offers a Q3 Atlanta housing market overview and a peek at what could lie ahead in 2023. “The St. Bourke team certainly leans towards a ‘glass half full’ mentality when considering Atlanta’s housing market and the broader economy. We are undoubtedly feeling the punch of[...]

What’s Driving Build-to-Rent? Wall Street or Main Street

What’s Driving Build-to-Rent? Wall Street or Main Street

Build-to-Rent (BTR) continues to make headlines. NIMBYs (Not in My Backyard) hate it. Investors and renters love it. But why the trend, and what's driving it? St. Bourke, an Atlanta-based asset management and property development company, takes a deeper dive into the driving force behind single-family BTR. Is it Wall Street or Main Street? Build-to-Rent single-family homes is a trend that[...]

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MarketNsight Expansion Includes New Markets

Lonestar State, Upstate South Carolina and South Georgia Highlight MarketNsight Expansion Aiming to keep up with constantly increasing client demands and requests, Atlanta-based MarketNsight continues to expand its markets around the southeast with recent additions in Texas, South Carolina and Georgia. MarketNsight landed the nation’s Top Two housing markets with the addition of both Houston and Dallas. That was followed by smaller[...]