North Atlanta Home Prices are on the Rise According to the Data.

Refer to the graph shown above

  • Alpharetta is up 16.2% Year over Year (YOY)

  • Roswell is up 16.8% YOY

  • Forsyth County is up 5% YOY

  • Cobb County is up 4.2% YOY

  • Gwinnett is up 0.6% YOY


You have most likely seen many articles that the U.S housing market is down for the first time in 11 years. This is true.

 Some items they do not touch on however:

  1. Real estate is incredibly localized. Watching national home pricing is good to do, but it won’t give you a great insight into local data. In North Atlanta, we are up anywhere from 4-16% over last year.

  2. Home prices around the nation as a whole are down 1% compared to last…

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Which “Mini-Downtown Area” Will Be The Next to BOOM!?

 Alpharetta, Milton, Marietta, and many more have seen their downtown areas skyrocket in the past 5 years. The ability for residents to live, work, and play all within the same square mile has become incredibly intriguing for those younger & nearing retirement. A great example is downtown Alpharetta. What used to be a strip of restaurants & shoppes has spiraled into a booming downtown area with 100s of millions in private & public investment. It has done so well in fact, many towns are going for the same approach.

 Take the downtown Milton area, aka “Downtown Crabapple”. This up and coming downtown area has quadrupled in size primarily in the past 3 to 4 years. The city has added their own…

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Three STUPIDEST Things To Do When Buying Your First Home!

Have you ever heard of a false prophet? … Well in real estate there are many nonsensical fallacies that are spewed around. Here are the three dumbest things that I hear about buying a home in 2023.


1. Waiting to save up 20% DOWN

In the U.S we are blessed to have many lower down payment options for home buyers. Going down to 0% on VA & USDA applicants, 3% for conventional, and 3.5% for FHA borrowers.

Many buyers who claim they will “save up 20%” unfortunately never get to that point. 20% of a median priced home in Atlanta is $72,000. Many will feel the wealth effect well before they get to 20%, spend the money on many other things and end up renting for the foreseeable future.

2.…

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Home prices are on the rise in Metro Atlanta for the month of February! 

Not a shocker to some, home prices began to rise again in February. This came after a pretty large surge in demand came in the month of January & into February. The metro Atlanta market continues to show its resiliency to the macro economic conditions. Furthermore, many sub markets in Atlantas hot suburbs have been recovering off of June 2022 lows for some time now.

Here is the data for all of Metro Atlanta:

  • Median Price: $360,000 (2.89% increase from the prior month)

  • Number of New Listings: 7,526 (9.5% decline from the prior month)

  • Pending Home Sales: 5,816 (5.8% decline from the prior month)

  • Closed Transactions: 4,757 (12.3% increase…

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