Archive for January, 2013

Atlanta is the top Destination to Move to for the Third Straight Year

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

  If you’re interested in real estate then you want to keep an eye on population trends.  More people move in, more housing needed.  Well for the third year in a row Atlanta is the top destination for people relocating.  You can get all the details from this article at Yahoo! and Penske Truck who […]

Cabbagetown Home Values Increase 15% !

Sunday, January 27th, 2013

  Here at the Homes in Atlanta blog we like to periodically check and update you on Atlanta’s intown neighborhoods.  And if you’re a regular reader you know that supply is down and prices are increasing.  Cabbagetown is no different.  We went back and reviewed the numbers for the last half of 2011 versus the […]

POW! New Home Prices up almost 9% and the Median Price is up 14% !

Friday, January 25th, 2013

  Now we’re seeing the same dynamics working on new home sales that we’ve been seeing on existing homes.  Sales were down from projections slightly due to a lack of inventory but prices are up 8.8% year over year and the median sales price is up 13.9%.  The median price increase reflects higher income buyers […]

How many building lots are available in Atlanta

Monday, January 21st, 2013

   A recent study of Atlanta showed there were 136,000 finished buildable lots available in the Atlanta metro area.  This looks like years of supply but if you look a little deeper at the numbers it’s a different story.  As you’ll find from this great article from Metrostudy the truth is that there is a […]

I'm Worried about my Neighbor's Tree. What should I do ?

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

Ever have a neighbor’s tree leaning toward your house?  What if it falls?  Here are some good tips about those situations from our good friend Kati Heller with McManamy McLeod and Heller ISSUES INVOLVING NEIGHBORS AND THEIR TREES 1.  A neighbor’s tree branches hang over an owner’s property. What rights does the owner have?   […]

Atlanta Real Estate is Undervalued

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

At least according to this new report from Fitch and Real Estate Economy Watch, it is.  Actually what the report says is that real estate overall is overvalued 10%.  I was blown away when I read that but then I found this nugget in the report.  ‘The report highlighted hardest hit metros such as Phoenix, […]

Now even Clark Howard thinks it's a great time to buy a home!

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

Okay we told you last year when Warren Buffet said it was a great time to buy a home.   We also told you when Donald Trump said it was a great time to buy a home.  Well now, Clark Howard has weighed in and he says it’s a great time to buy a home as […]

Krog Street Market coming to Inman Park

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

   A new market concept is coming to Inman Park.  It’s named Krog Street Market  and will begin opening in June of 2013.   It’s located in the old Tyler Perry movie studio across from Stoveworks and at the corner of Lake and Krog.  The focus here will be on food.  They’ll have restaurants and specialty […]