Monthly Market Trends

Dated: November 11 2017

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All home types – Single Family, Townhouse, Condo/Coop

Market Trend Reports provide great insight into the real estate market and help consumers and real estate professionals navigate their local market.

Below is a comprehensive report on the latest data for the Atlanta and Metro Atlanta real estate markets.

Since the previous month, September 2017:

  • New listings ↑ 1.9%
  • Closed sales ↓ 6.0%
  • Pending sales ↑ 6.7%
  • Median sold price ↑ 2.3%

Compared to this time last year, October 2016:

  • New listings ↔ 0.0%
  • Closed sales ↓ 7.5%
  • Pending sales ↑ 16.0%
  • Median sold price ↑ 9.3%

Local Market insight PDF

**Huge lack of inventory – Not enough homes for sale**

Literally trending month after month, Atlanta and Metro Atlanta Markets are experiencing sales decreases mostly due to lack of options and speculation. Median sales price had a bump-up from last month and up over nine percent from 2016.

  • Since September 2017 median sales price ↑ 2.3%
  • Since October 2016 median sales price ↑ 9.3%

Property values will continue to rise. One significant factor is an abundance of buyers (high demand) and record low properties for sale (low supply). New construction is not exempt and continues to struggle, month after month, to keep up with buyer demand.

Comparing April 2016 to April 2017:

  • Units sold ↓ 7.52%
  • Active listings ↓ 12.09%

There is less than three months of inventory in most Metro Atlanta Markets. This means that if all builders stop building today, in two months time, all available homes for sale will be gone. No more homes for sale! A balanced market is between 5-7 months of inventory.

It is still very much a sellers market. There is an abundance of frustrated and underwhelmed buyers. Some of which choose to postpone their search. Others end up settling. After several attempts at ‘highest and best’ bidding wars and worse yet, failed appraisals while under contract, the truly unlucky buyer is paying more than what they originally planned for and settling for something less than ideal.

Monthly Market Stats PDF

We have more buyers than we have homes for sale

Team ROLO is experiencing an abundance of pre-approved qualified buyers. In a balanced market, this would be a great problem to have. However, in this current climate all buyers and brokers alike are eager for more options.

Through years of experience, our team has developed a proven system to qualify potential buyers before taking them out to see their first home. After initial contact, an appointment is set for a buyers consultation. At this crucial meeting we provide the following:

  • Number one priority is listening to our client and fully comprehending their motivation for buying a home
  • A complete and up to date understanding of the buying and selling process complete with step-by-step instructions of each phase of the real estate transaction
  • Credit check and pre-qualification with our preferred lenders
  • Fully executed brokerage agreement
  • Our Rolodex of vendors, service providers, and contact information for all team members
  • Full access to the MLS’s and online tools, apps, and tech

We cater to all in need of a real estate professional. We find that most of our clients buy and sell within the first ninety days of contact.

Looking to sell? NOW is the time! See what your home is worth here. And of course, call text or email us anytime. Our clients are in need of a home just like yours.

For and in-depth comprehensive analysis of your unique neighborhood contact us anytime.

Specific market trends for the Eagle Ridge community

Been a while since Eagle Ridge has had an expired listing. Granted, property was relisted immediately at a reduced priced with the same listing agent. Open house this Sunday 731 Soaring Drive. If you live in the community or just curious about real estate on Blackjack Mountain, go take a look. Home may still be slightly overpriced but there are updates throughout and the finishes are impeccable.

Working with the ATL Cribs Team

Team ROLO firmly believes in creating a win/win atmosphere during every step of the real estate transaction. We accomplish this by over communicating with our clients and setting realistic expectations every step of the way.

Below are just a few reasons why our clients become raving fan:

  • Utilizing cutting edge technology
  • Sharing years of valuable local market data
  • Applying our proven systems
  • Access to a substantial list of qualified vendors & industry professionals
  • Superior organization & analytics
  • Making our clients the most up to date real estate consumers possible
  • Listening and adapting to clients constructive criticism
  • Accurate interpretation of local and global markets
  • Adjusting to market forces
  • Continuing education

- Raving Fans -

We have built a substantial real estate business based on referrals. The majority of our business is word of mouth, or what we like to call, raving fans. Accomplishing this is no easy task. Team ROLO understands that when you treat all your clients like family, you inevitably end up getting that love in return.

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If you are looking to buy, sell, or invest NOW is the time to act. Call, text, or email Team ROLO anytime.


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