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Why This Summer is the 2020 Real Estate Season!

With stay-at-home orders starting to gradually lift throughout parts of the country, data indicates homebuyers are jumping back into the market. After many families put their plans on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic, what we once called the busy spring real estate season is shifting into the summer. In 2020, summer is the new spring for real estate. […]

Caleb | May 29, 2020

6 Reasons Why Selling Your House on Your Own Is a Mistake

“At the Forrest Team of REALTORS we typically can help a seller get 10% More for a home than if the owners were to go it alone. Trying to save a commission is so very shortsighted. Instead, they should be asking how do I maximize the return on my equity” -Bill Forrest There are many benefits to […]

Bill | May 21, 2020

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

April 2020 Statistics on Atlanta Housing Market

Atlanta REALTORS® Releases April 2020 Statistics on Housing Market The Atlanta REALTORS® Market Brief examines sales, prices in 11-county metro area Atlanta, GA (May 12, 2020) – Atlanta REALTORS® Association (ARA), the largest association of its kind in Georgia, released its April 2020 Market Brief on residential housing statistics for 11 area counties in metropolitan […]

Bill | May 13, 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

Rise to the Top of the Pool by Selling Your House Today

With the release of the latest Economic Pulse Flash Survey from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), results show that people selling their houses today are holding strong on price. According to the most recent data, 74% of real estate agents noted that sellers are not dropping listing prices to attract more buyers. Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist at NAR, noted: “The housing market […]

Bill | Apr 28, 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

Home Sales Increase Year-Over-Year Despite Expected Monthly March Sales Decline Due to Impact of COVID-19

From NAR: National Association of REALTORS WASHINGTON (April 21, 2020) – Existing-home sales fell in March following a February that saw significant nationwide gains, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Each of the four major regions reported a dip in sales, with the West suffering the largest decrease. Total existing-home sales,1, completed transactions that […]

Bill | Apr 24, 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 The ‘Art of Delivering More’ is […]

Bill | Apr 21, 2020