Trilith Earns Trio of Trophies at Best in American Living Awards

Trilith and its builders guild took home three Best in American Living awards at this year’s ceremony presented by the National Association of Home Builders. The mixed-use development won the distinguished Game Changer award for its innovation and design influences as well as gold in Detached Home up to 2,000 sq. ft. for its newest Micro Village and platinum in[...]

Loudermilk Homes Named Finalist for National Custom Builder of the Year

The National Association of Home Builders selected Loudermilk Homes as a finalist for Custom Builder of the Year. The NAHB’s Custom Home Builders Committee chose Loudermilk Homes as one of three finalists for the national award, which recognizes the contributions and leadership of the top builders in the nation during the International Builders’ Show that was held in Las Vegas[...]

Courtney Stewart w Denim Marketing

Denim Marketing Gets Ready for the 2023 NAHB Int’l Builders’ Show

Vice President of Client Services Courtney Stewart with Denim Marketing joins the Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio podcast to discuss the 2023 NAHB Int'l Builders’ Show. Stewart joins host Carol Morgan to chat on the All About Real Estate segment. An Atlanta native, Stewart graduated from the University of Georgia in 2011 with a degree in Public Relations. Celebrating her 10th anniversary with[...]

New Home Construction

Celebrate New Homes Month by Buying New Construction in April

Commemorated by the entire home building industry, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) dedicates the entire month of April as New Homes Month. Perfectly timed, the spring season is packed with families searching for their dream home and first-time buyers ready to enter the market. Throughout April, the NAHB educates and spreads awareness of the increasing benefits of buying a new[...]

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Townhomes Popular with Homebuyers in Metro Atlanta

Are townhomes popular with homebuyers? Well, an NAHB analysis of the most recent Census data of Starts and Completions by Purpose and Design shows that townhouse construction jumped more than 28% in 2021. As housing demand shifted to more suburban and exurban areas and housing affordability headwinds persist, medium-density construction lagged for much of 2020. However, demand for medium density neighborhoods[...]

Myles Cardenas Received Presidential Award

Myles Cardenas Receives Presidential Award

Presidential Award – Myles Cardenas, McKinley Homes The 2022 Annual Installation and Awards Ceremony, hosted by the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association (HBA), recently took place at the Omni Hotel at The Battery. At this year's ceremony, Myles Cardenas with McKinley Homes was presented with the Presidential Award. Presented at the discretion of the association President, the Presidential Award is a special[...]

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NAHB State of the Housing Market

Chief Economist Dr. Rob Dietz with the National Association of Home Builders spoke to delegates about the state of the housing market during Fall Leadership Meetings in Houston, Texas earlier this month. He cited ongoing supply chain challenges and housing affordability as two of the biggest challenges facing the new home building industry.  Government regulations, material and labor price increases[...]

Empire Communities Atlanta Intown Community

Empire Wins Big at The National Awards for Atlanta Intown Community

Empire Communities, one of North America’s largest privately held homebuilders, recently won several awards from the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) National Sales and Marketing Council. The association hosted its National Awards for new home sales and marketing. During the awards, Empire Communities was honored for marketing excellence for various low-rise and high-rise communities across North America, including for[...]

Builder Confidence on the Rise

Builder Confidence on the Rise

According to recent July reports from the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI), the housing market is looking to be ready to lead a post-COVID economic recovery. Based on the data, builder confidence for new construction single-family homes has jumped 14 points to 72 this month, placing the HMI at the pre-pandemic reading we saw prior to the COVID-19 (coronavirus)[...]

Natural Disasters and How to Prepare

How to Plan for Hurricanes, Natural Disasters During COVID-19

Hurricane season is here and according to The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the 2020 season is one to take action for. Along with the already present COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis and other natural disasters, the NOAA predicts this year to be an above-normal season with a total of 13 to 19 storms. The combination of an abnormal hurricane season and[...]