Sixty11th is Atlanta’s hottest new luxury midtown rental option



Professionals of all ages have another great leasing option in Atlanta today, with the grand opening of one of its most prominent developments, Sixty11th, which has announced its now leasing all studio, one, two and three bedroom apartments.

Atlanta Housing Market Then and Now



Atlanta, Georgia has always been one of the stellar housing markets in the United States for a variety of reasons. First, and foremost, is Atlanta’s southeastern location

As SFR Ownership Slips, Atlanta Innovates And Prepares For The Future



Walkable neighborhoods inside the city; new multi-family units replacing aging properties, adding more multi-family construction nearer to the inner city, and building fewer single family houses. The most notable change in Atlanta real estate in many years is the shift away from a focus on single family residential

Is The Sun Setting On Atlanta Home Prices Again?



Yes, they probably are. In fact, it’s fair to say that the Atlanta metro housing market is a few months past any supportable market peak, and there is some good data to support this conclusion:

Atlanta Area Market Trends Report



The housing market in the Atlanta area this past May has over 5,500 properties that are in default, auction, bank owned status, or some state of foreclosure, according to RealtyTrac, Inc., a California-based online data tracking service. The number of homes for sale on RealtyTrac is 4,181, with foreclosures increasing 2 percent in May over last month’s figures. The numbers indicate, however, a steep decline from the same time last year, of 53 percent versus May 2012.

Cash Buyers Driving Sales In Housing Market



Many, if not most of the major markets across the U.S. are reporting an uptick in home sales activity. But these are not your new, first time home buyers with FHA loans that are driving this increase, it’s real estate investors and foreign buyers.

FED Says Atlanta, GA Prime Target For Converting REO’s To Rentals



A recent Federal Reserve report points out that Atlanta, GA is a prime candidate for a conversion program to turn those REO properties into rentals. The objective would be to cause rent rates to fall, while perhaps helping home prices increase or at least stabilize, for owner-occupant purchases.

S & P / Case-Schiller 4th Qtr 2011… Atlanta GA Weakest Housing Market



According to the Standard and Poors / Case-Schiller 4th Quarter 2011 Index of U.S. housing prices, 19 of the 20 markets in the 20 city composite index showed a continuing downward trend in housing prices. Atlanta, GA was the weakest housing market in the U.S. with a change of -11.7% during this same period.

Atlanta Development Authority Announces $50,000 Down Payment Assistance



The Atlanta Development Authority has announced that they have new mortgage funding available beginning September 1st of 2011, until April 15th of 2012. Read the press release here. This new program is funded through the Federal New Issue Bond Program. It aims to make mortgage funding available to home buyers who meet specific qualifications. One […]

Chinese Firms Given Red Carpet Treatment



Officials in New York City are attempting to woo a group of Chinese representatives as they look for investment opportunities in the U.S.

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