Archive for April, 2011

More Signs for the Atlanta Housing Market

Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

Metrostudy’s latest report shows some more good news for real estate in Atlanta.  New construction starts are up.  This is an indication of increased demand/lower inventory.  We’re now working out of the post-tax credit era and we’re seeing stability in pricing.  Anecdotally I’m seeing some area inventory moving quickly.  Neighborhoods in Atlanta and Decatur with […]

Tough Times at ReMax Greater Atlanta

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

If you keep up with real estate in Atlanta then by now you’ve heard the news that ReMax Greater Atlanta (RMGA) has filed for bankruptcy protection.  On a personal note I was an agent with this company for ten years until joining Keller Williams 3 years ago.  When I was with RMGA we had incredible […]

Old Fourth Ward Apartments sell for record amount

Monday, April 4th, 2011

If you’re a regular reader of my fantastic blog then you know that rents are increasing.  The two factors driving this are that fewer people are able to purchase homes, so they rent.  The other factor is that for the past few years even big companies have had trouble getting financing so new construction of […]

Metrostudy still sees a good future in real estate including Atlanta

Saturday, April 2nd, 2011

I’ve attached Metrostudy’s latest article, referiing to their interview on CNBC.  Here’s a link to the video on CNBC if that’s your preference.  Personally I like reading Castleman’s article and summary.  Mortgages are still tough to get (particularly jumbo mortgages).  However, we’re seeing lending opening up somewhat.  Currently prices are low, interest rates are still […]