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    Housing Experts Say This Isn’t a Bubble

    By Thom Abbott | July 19, 2022

    Housing Experts Say This Isn’t a Bubble With so much talk about an economic slowdown, some people are asking if the housing market is heading for a crash like the one in 2008. To really understand what’s happening with real estate today, it’s important to lean on the experts for reliable information. Here’s why economists and industry experts... Read More

    Happy Independence Day From Thomas Ramon Group

    By Thom Abbott | July 4, 2022

    Happy Independence Day — July 4, 2022 As you gather with family or friends….whether you are local, traveled to visit someone, or are visiting here in Atlanta, on behalf of Thomas Ramon Group and, we want to wish you the best of the holiday and hope you enjoy the day! Independence Day, also called Fourth... Read More

    Higher Rates and Short Supply: The State of Real Estate in 2022

    By Thom Abbott | June 29, 2022

    Higher Rates and Short Supply: The State of Real Estate in 2022 The last two years caught many of us off guard—and not just because of the pandemic. They also ushered in the hottest housing market on record, with home prices rising nationally by nearly 19% in 2021, driven primarily by low mortgage rates and... Read More

    MARTA to upgrade busy Buford Highway route

    By Thom Abbott | June 28, 2022

    MARTA to upgrade busy Buford Highway route A recent article in the Atlanta Business Chronicle detailing plans for MARTA to make some major changes to its busiest bus route in the metro Atlanta region….Buford Highway. The plan calls for consolidating the number of stops on the highway, and help the bus move quicker through traffic.... Read More

    How Homeownership Impacts You

    By Thom Abbott | June 15, 2022

    How Homeownership Impacts You How Homeownership Impacts You June is National Homeownership Month, and it’s the perfect time to reflect on how impactful owning a home can truly be. When you purchase a house, it becomes more than just a space you occupy. It’s your stake in the community, an investment, and a place you can put your... Read More

    What Are The Best Options for Today’s First-Time Homebuyers

    By Thom Abbott | June 8, 2022

    What Are The Best Options For Today’s First-Time Homebuyers? If you’re looking to buy your first home, you’re likely balancing several factors. Because both mortgage rates and home prices have risen this year, it costs more to buy a home than it did even just a few months ago. But that doesn’t mean you have to put your plans on... Read More

    How Homeownership Can Bring You Joy

    By Thom Abbott | May 20, 2022

    How Homeownership Can Bring You Joy If you’re trying to decide whether to rent or buy a home, you’re probably weighing a few different factors. The financial benefits of homeownership might be one of the reasons you want to make a purchase if you’re a renter, but the decision can also be motivated by having a place... Read More

    Will Home Prices Fall This Year?

    By Thom Abbott | May 12, 2022

    Will Home Prices Fall This Year? Here is What the Experts Say! Many people are wondering: will home prices fall this year? Whether you’re a potential homebuyer, seller, or both, the answer to this question matters for you. Let’s break down what’s happening with home prices, where experts say they’re headed, and how this impacts your homeownership goals. What’s Happening with... Read More

    Midtown Alliance 2022 Event Calendar

    By Thom Abbott | April 5, 2022

    Midtown Alliance 2022 Event Calendar is Bursting With Things To Do One day, we will all look back at the time period of 2020-2021 when we could not get together, our lives were upended, jobs and how we work changed…and real estate was on fire! It already seems so long ago…but I remember those first... Read More

    Realtor January 2022 Confidence Report

    By Thom Abbott | February 20, 2022

    First-time Buyer Share Declines as Investor Share Rises The REALTORS® Confidence Index (RCI) survey gathers on-the-ground information from REALTORS® based on their real estate transactions in the month. This report presents key results about the January 2022 market transactions. As mortgage rates continue to rise to over 3%, REALTORS® reported a slowdown in homebuying traffic... Read More