Atlanta housing market August 2022

Atlanta’s real estate market is slowing, but prices are still sky-high: Here’s the climate for buyers and sellers

After a two-year pandemic boom that saw metro Atlanta homebuyers tripping over themselves to line the pockets of sellers, rising interest rates are finally pumping the brakes on the frenzy—more than a typical end-of-summer slowdown. As the market cools off but rates rise, what does a slower climate mean for you if you’re looking to buy or sell?

Where—and how—Atlantans want to live now

The pandemic changed everything. We've never thought more about how and where we want to live—and how we can make room for everyone. What are the options now in metro Atlanta?
Can we still afford Atlanta?

It is really, really hard to buy your first house in Atlanta right now

In the current Atlanta real estate market, the idea of paying list price, taking two weeks for a due diligence period, or even having a night or two to sleep on one of the biggest financial decisions of your life now seems quaint. It's even harder for first-time buyers.
McLemore Lookout Mountain

McLemore’s unique natural setting atop Lookout Mountain isn’t just for golfers

Scenic Land Company purchased Northwest Georgia’s former Canyon Ridge Golf Club in 2018 and rechristened it McLemore. Now, its master plan calls for several hundred homes to be built in some half dozen neighborhoods, with settings ranging from forests and canyons to golf course views.
Hapeville

10 of metro Atlanta’s most vibrant city centers—that aren’t Atlanta

Atlanta’s suburbs are getting more urban. Metro residents crave proximity to walkable city centers and are flocking to reinvigorated, historic towns like Alpharetta and Hapeville—or newly invented places like Trilith and Serenbe. Here are 10 communities with newly vibrant downtowns.
Seven88 West Midtown

Are Atlanta’s condos making a comeback?

Tracking Atlanta’s for-sale multifamily trends—and the recent dominance of apartments
La France Walk

“Pocket neighborhoods” could be crucial for variety and affordability in Atlanta

La France Walk—a 24-home “pocket neighborhood,” in urbanist lingo—has entered its final construction phase, aiming for a timeless look that reflects the farmhouse style of the lot’s original house (which still stands).

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