atlanta housing market

    MarketWatch Atlanta Predicts Moderate Growth, Advises Builders on Atlanta Housing Market

    At the most recent MarketWatch Atlanta, MarketNsight principal John Hunt forecasted that the Atlanta housing market, like the housing markets nationwide, will experience moderate but not spectacular growth in 2018. Additionally, Hunt had several pieces of advice and useful information for Atlanta's new home builders, lenders and Realtors. Hunt predicted a five percent growth for the Atlanta new home market in[...]


    All About Real Estate: Insights from Metrostudy on the Market Right Now

    Metrostudy Atlanta regional director and Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio Hall of Fame member Eugene James returns in-studio to Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio in this week’s “All About Real Estate” show. James, who has been a regular on the show for the past two or three years, puts the story behind the data in this witty and informative discussion with[...]

    Academy Mortgage Provides Positive Housing Market Insight

    While the housing market seems to have slowed slighting in June, there is plenty of positive data on hand that indicate the housing market is still moving along a path of slow and steady growth. Freddie Mac’s Multi-Indicator Market Index (MiMi) fell in May, but on a year-over-year basis, the index was up 0.86 points. The slight decline is likely due[...]

    Meritage Homes Acquires Legendary Communities

    National home builder, Meritage Homes, the ninth-largest public home builder in the United States, is coming to Atlanta. The builder recently announced that it has selected Atlanta as the home for its regional headquarters for its new South Region. This new region will also include the Charlotte, N.C., Nashville, Tenn. and Greenville-Spartanburg, S.C. markets. Along with its creation of a new[...]

    New Home Starts Increase by 28% in First Quarter of 2014

    Just like the weather outside, the Atlanta housing market is heating up! The first quarter of 2014 saw both new home construction and home prices on the rise, as well as a strong demand from prospective home buyers. According to Metrostudy, a national housing information and consulting firm, new home starts totaled 3,401 homes during the first quarter of 2014. The[...]

    Future Looks Bright for 55+ Housing Market

    The second quarter of 2013 proved to be positive for almost everyone involved in the real estate industry. Just like reports have shown from other sectors of the industry, the 55+ housing market has seen a drastic increase in builder confidence. "Builders and developers for the 55+ housing sector are feeling optimistic as they are seeing more consumers return to the[...]