Ownership

Will the Housing Market Be Robust This Year?

Today, many people are asking themselves if they should buy or sell a home in 2020. Some have shifted their plans or put them on hold over the past couple of months, and understandably so. Everyone seems to be wondering if the market is going to change and when the economy will turn around. If you’re trying […]

Bill | May 14, 2020

A Surprising Shift to the ‘Burbs May Be on the Rise

While many people across the U.S. have traditionally enjoyed the perks of an urban lifestyle, some who live in more populated city limits today are beginning to rethink their current neighborhoods. Being in close proximity to everything from the grocery store to local entertainment is definitely a perk, especially if you can also walk to […]

Bill | May 13, 2020

Will Home Values Appreciate or Depreciate in 2020?

What we are seeing especially Intown is that there is a huge lack of available homes. This combined with the current level of active buyers is challenging the market with prices are holding steady with no erosion of home/condo values. Homes priced very well are seeing multiple offers in some cases. Now is an excellent […]

Bill | May 11, 2020

Why Home Equity Is a Bright Spark in the Housing Market

“The biggest surprise for the month of April was the lack of erosion in home prices. Yes, the number of buyers actively seeking a home/condo is way down but those numbers are eclipsed by the lack of available properties. The end result is home values are holding steady. What does that mean for those thinking […]

Bill | May 7, 2020

What Impact Might COVID-19 Have on Home Values?

One of the biggest questions we’ve been getting lately is what is happening to home prices in the current marketplace. In a nutshell nothing actually. By far and large prices have not changed due to it being a deep sellers market in most price points and locations. This is due to a huge lack of […]

Bill | Apr 27, 2020

Will This Economic Crisis Have a V, U, or L-Shaped Recovery?

Although a very different style of doing business, We are seeing a robust April in our Real Estate business. This is because of our Team’s commitment to our clients to provide the absolute best marketing and technology available like 3D Self-Directed Tours. See how we do it at More.ForrestATL.com The ‘Art of Delivering More’ is […]

Bill | Apr 21, 2020

Think This Is a Housing Crisis? Think Again.

With all of the unanswered questions caused by COVID-19 and the economic slowdown we’re experiencing across the country today, many are asking if the housing market is in trouble. For those who remember 2008, it’s logical to ask that question. Many of us experienced financial hardships, lost homes, and were out of work during the […]

Bill | Apr 15, 2020

The Economic Impact of Buying a Home

We’re in a changing real estate market, and life, in general, is changing too – from how we grocery shop and meal prep to the ways we can interact with our friends and neighbors. Even practices for engaging with agents, lenders, and all of the players involved in a real estate transaction are changing to […]

Bill | Apr 7, 2020

Will Surging Unemployment Crush Home Sales?

Ten million Americans lost their jobs over the last two weeks. The next announced unemployment rate on May 8th is expected to be in the double digits. Because the health crisis brought the economy to a screeching halt, many are feeling a personal financial crisis. James Bullard, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, explained that the […]

Bill | Apr 7, 2020