Your Year End Snapshot of the Metro Atlanta Real Estate Market

Monday, January 6th, 2014

Exciting Trends in the Atlanta Housing Market

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

Here’s a few trends we’ve seen in the Atlanta housing market over the last year. Distressed Properties (foreclosures and short sales) are down from 43% of the market to 20% of the market Median Sales Price is up 35% Days On Market is down 44%. These are all signs of an improving market that has shifted […]

Home Prices in Atlanta Rose by 16.5% Over Last Year

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

Great news for the Atlanta housing market as we head into the summer season!  Prices rose by 16.5% over last year, according to Case-Shiller, making this the largest increase in the 21 year history of the index for Atlanta.  If you’re thinking of selling your home, give me a call — 404-803-0471. Read the article […]

Good News (Finally!) for Atlanta Home Prices

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

There’s finally some good news about home prices in Atlanta. They’re on the rise! For the second month in a row, home prices in Atlanta were up, with a 2.3 percent increase in April and a 4 percent increase in May. May’s increase beat the 2.2 percent average rise in home prices in the nation’s […]

Metro Atlanta Market Snapshot

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

Here’s a quick snapshot of the metro Atlanta real estate market for the 1st quarter of 2012.  While we keep hearing that prices are down, this varies greatly from one neighborhood to another. The Number of Houses for Sale (Inventory) is DOWN 34% from this time last year The Number of Houses Under Contract (Pending) […]

January Pending Home Sales Rise, Market on Uptrend

Friday, March 2nd, 2012

According to the National Association of Realtors article, the Pending Home Sales Index rose 2.0% to it’s highest level since the First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit in April 2010.  I’m not surprised to hear this.  We are seeing lots of buyer in the market and good properties going quickly.  The article is below:   […]

How much home does $200,000 buy?

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

How much home does $200,000 buy in Atlanta? As a whole, Atlanta is still a buyer’s market. Prices are down significantly from their 2007 highs, but things are changing, especially in the under-$200,000 in-town market.  Inventory is down over 40% from the start of 2011 and, statistically, under $200,000 is no longer a buyer’s market […]

August Existing-Home Sales Rise

Saturday, September 24th, 2011

The National Association of Realtors posted an article this week showing surprising gains in existing home sales in August.  It has a busy month at Team Rich Richardson, so I guess we shouldn’t be surprised!  The article is below:   Existing-home sales increased in August, even with ongoing tight credit and appraisal problems, along with […]

Atlanta Home Days on Market by Price Range

Thursday, September 1st, 2011

How long should it take to sell a house in Atlanta now compared to last year?  Does it take longer to sell a higher priced house? These are good questions and ones to which you should know the answers before trying to sell a home.  The market can be affected quite differently in various parts […]

Atlanta Home Sales by Price Range

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

How are Atlanta Home Sales doing now? What is actually happening in my price range? These are good questions and ones to which you should know the answers before buying or selling a home.  The market can be affected quite differently in various parts of the city and price ranges.  We constantly track the market […]