Items Tagged with 'Atlanta'


  • CFPB opening southeast regional office in Atlanta

    Bureau already has regional offices in New York, Chicago, and San Francisco
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which already has regional offices in New York, Chicago, and San Francisco, is planning to open up a southeast regional office in Atlanta. The bureau is not actually establishing a new regional office in Atlanta. Rather, it’s relocating one.
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  • This southern MSA's property values keep rising

    Which city has seen an uptick in appreciation?
    This southern city is predicted to see a 7.6% rate of real estate appreciation over the next year and is ranked 39th out of 354 MSAs analyzed in Veros' latest VeroFORECAST. Where is it? Read more to find out.
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  • Zillow expanding direct homebuyer program to Atlanta

    Home sellers in Atlanta will soon be able to sell directly to Zillow
    Homeowners in Atlanta will soon have a new outlet when it comes time to sell their house – Zillow. Beginning in the fall of this year, Atlanta homeowners will be able to sell their home directly to Zillow, if they so choose. The move into Atlanta is an expansion of Zillow’s direct buying program, Zillow Offers, which the company launched earlier this year.
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  • Here's how low inventory impacts 3 top housing markets differently

    Not all markets created equal
    Summer, while it’s not over, is shaping up to be less than hoped for, with agents surprised at how quickly demand faded through the season. Each month, Credit Suisse surveys agents about trends in buyer traffic levels for homebuilders in the top homebuilder markets. This is how the top three performed. Hint: They’re all very different.
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  • Here's the current status of the top three housing markets

    Inventory shortages continue to damper housing
    Although the buyer traffic index did improve, it is still below agent expectations as persistent issues with short supplies of quality inventory and buyer resistance to higher prices remain significant concerns. This is the latest update on the top markets in the nation based on single-family building permits.
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  • Clayton Homes buys Georgia homebuilder for $50 million

    Chafin Communities becomes part of Berkshire Hathaway empire
    Clayton Homes, a manufactured home builder that is part of Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway, is buying Chafin Communities, a Georgia-based residential homebuilder, for $50 million. According to the Atlanta Business Chronicle, which first reported the acquisition earlier Monday, Clayton will receive nearly 1,100 lots as part of the deal.
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