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[...]
In 2018, MarketNsight was one of the first in the nation to sound the alarm on the effects of rising interest rates on housing; rates increased from 4% in January to 4.8% by October of that year. At the same time, new pending sales started dropping and went negative as rates peaked in October of that year. New pending sales[...]
So Much for the End of the Housing Boom: MarketNsight offers an abbreviated update for the month of August.
According to MarketNsight Principal John Hunt, July trends continued as resale pending sales were up in the last week of August more than 40% over the same period in 2019, and even up 10% over an incredible 2021 (See chart 1 below).[...]
Parkland Communities Inc., a privately-owned, multifaceted real estate development and investment firm in Atlanta, announces site plan approval for new Stonecrest development comprised of 388 lots in the City of Stonecrest located on Hayden Quarry Road at Turner Hill Road.
“This 388-home community is intended for missing middle housing,” Parkland Communities President Jim Jacobi said. “It is situated perfectly near I-20 for[...]
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties is presenting a Town Hall Forum Thursday, April 30, 2020, at 11 a.m. ET. Hosts Dan Forsman, president and CEO, and Lori Lane, senior vice president, will be joined by John Hunt, principal of ViaSearch and MarketNsight. Hunt is a leading market analyst and housing economy expert. Join the discussion to learn about the state[...]
MarketNsight recently hosted its biannual MarketWatch Atlanta event releasing data on the state of the Atlanta new home industry to a crowd of more than 400 home builders, developers, bankers, Realtors and others in the industry. MarketNsight and ViaSearch President John Hunt gave an overview of the Atlanta housing market and shared predictions for the remainder of the year.
Jackson EMC offers its exclusive Right Choice™ home program throughout Barrow, Gwinnett, Hall and Jackson counties – and according to John Hunt of MarketNsight, those specific markets are experiencing significant new home growth!
At the most recent MarketWatch Atlanta event, MarketNsight President John Hunt said Barrow, Jackson and Gwinnett counties are in the top 15 new home sale areas in Georgia.
Mark your calendars for June 13, 2019, for MarketNsight's next MarketWatch Atlanta event!
Over the last several years, MarketNsight has predicted housing starts both regionally and nationally within 1% of the actual.
Dr. Rajeev Dhawan from Georgia State University’s Economic Forecasting Center will be joining us again. At our December 2018 MarketWatch Atlanta, Dr. Dhawan predicted the Fed would hike rates in[...]
Multiple Atlanta-based professionals have the honor of speaking at the 2019 International Builders' Show in Las Vegas. The week-long event is the homebuilding industry's largest conference and convention with 600,000 square feet of exhibit space featuring 1,500 vendors, more than 130 education sessions, and 60,000 attendees from 100 countries.
One of the many can't-miss educational sessions during the show presented by[...]
MarketNsight recently hosted its semiannual MarketWatch Atlanta event releasing data on the state of the Atlanta new home industry to a crowd of more than 400 home builders, developers, bankers, Realtors and others in the industry. MarketNsight and ViaSearch President John Hunt explained the state of the housing market in Atlanta and shared predictions for the upcoming New Year.