Archive for July, 2014

The South, Urbanization and 'Charlanta'

Friday, July 25th, 2014

  Here at homesinatlanta we’ve been telling you about increasing urbanization (or more simply people are moving to the city).  Now a new study from North Carolina State has a prediction of what the South will look like by 2060 due to this trend.  Here in the South we’ve tended to be spread out because […]

Apartments are Shrinking. Would you want a Micro Apartment?

Friday, July 11th, 2014

According to a new report from Bloomberg apartments across the U.S. are shrinking.  In fact newer construction apartments are being built at their smallest size since 2002.  In Atlanta, average apartment size has shrunk 7%.  Why is that?  Three factors, really.  One is that rents have been increasing so smaller apartments are more affordable.  Another […]