Is it Cheaper to Rent or Buy in the Atlanta Market?

Is it Cheaper to Buy or Rent in the Atlanta Market?

Following a year of rising costs and interest rates, the housing market is starting to make an upward turn. With housing prices stabilizing and average wages slowly rising, homeownership is slightly more affordable than renting in some of the largest cities in the United States. According to the first-quarter 2023 U.S. Home Affordability Report released by ATTOM, a leading curator of land,[...]

Buying vs. Renting

Buying vs. Renting: Which is Right For You?

When it comes to renting and buying in today’s market, the average three-bedroom home can be monetarily draining for families across the nation. With home prices rising faster than wages and wages rising faster than rent prices within the greater Atlanta region, renting is the more financially beneficial choice when searching for a home this year. Rick Sharga, executive vice president[...]

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[...]