Opportunity in the Luxury Market This Year

Homes priced in the top 25% of a price range for a particular area of the country are considered “premium homes.” At the start of last year, many of the more expensive homes listed for sale hadn’t seen as much interest, since much of the demand for housing over the past few years has come from […]

Bill | Feb 24, 2020

How Pricing Your Home Right Makes a BIG Difference

Even though there’s a big buyer demand for homes in today’s low inventory market, it doesn’t mean you should price your home as high as the sky when you’re ready to sell. Here’s why making sure you price it right is key to driving the best price for the sale. If you’ve ever watched the show “The Price Is […]

Caleb | Feb 10, 2020

Where Have All the Houses Disappeared To?

If you’re following what’s happening in the current housing market, you’ve seen how the lack of newly constructed homes is a major reason there’s a shortage of housing inventory available to today’s buyers. Another reason is that the inventory of existing homes for sale is shrinking. According to the most recent Existing Home Sales Report from the National Association of […]

Bill | Feb 4, 2020

Strength of the Economy Is Surprising the Experts

We’re currently in the longest economic recovery in U.S. history. That has caused some to ask experts to project when the next economic slowdown (recession) could occur. Two years ago, 67% of the economists surveyed by the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) for the Economic Forecasting Survey predicted we would have a recession no later than the end of this […]

Bill | Jan 30, 2020

Listing Price Expectations

So you have thinking about selling and now you’re starting to wonder what price your home might bring.  In our latest Coffee Chat we talk about just that.  How condition affects the price your home will bring in today’s marketplace. It is the ‘Art of Delivering More’. Check Out the Video. AND Yes we have […]

Caleb | Jan 13, 2020

Keeping Midtown Beautiful is a Fulltime Job

I love living and working in Midtown and that is due in no small part to the Midtown Alliance. Established in 1978 the Alliance has worked tirelessly to bring a positive change to what some would have called a blighted area. The core concepts and the projects developed by the Alliance that made all this […]

Bill | Jan 7, 2020

The 2020 Real Estate Projections That May Surprise You

This will be an interesting year for residential real estate. With a presidential election taking place this fall and talk of a possible recession occurring before the end of the year, predicting what will happen in the 2020 U.S. housing market can be challenging. As a result, taking a look at the combined projections from […]

Bill | Jan 6, 2020

Expert Advice: 3 Benefits to Owning a Home

Success is something often worth repeating, and Brent Sutherland, a Certified Financial Planner and Real Estate Investor, has certainly made his way in a momentum-driving direction. Here are 3 tips he shares from a recent piece in Business Insider on the benefits of owning real estate: 1. Real estate diversifies your income “While it is certainly important to be properly […]

Bill | Nov 19, 2019

Supporting Our Local Community

Forrest & Company is proud to participate is PHP Cares! PHP Cares was established to give back to the community. Based on recommendations made by our Agents, PHP Cares will donate to one charity each quarter. Our PHP Cares Charity Committee have selected TEAM SUMMER for our contributions! Georgia PHP Cares Team Summer was created by Summer Dale, […]

Bill | Nov 14, 2019

Should You Use Your Equity to Move Up?

That is a very good question that we are seeing a lot lately now that the majority of Atlanta homeowners have substantial equity. We have had several clients that have been able to sell their current home/condo, get something nicer, and pay off their mortgage years sooner than before with the same monthly payment! There […]

Bill | Oct 21, 2019