These organizations will be allowed voting rights through their memorandum of understanding. By Allison Joyner To encourage diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in real estate in metro Atlanta, the Atlanta REALTORS Association (ARA) has authorized voting rights to local multicultural real estate associations and their active members. The Empire Board of Realists, National Association of […]
Ted Schwartz, a real estate professional for more than 25 years, is joining the boutique firm of Carter Hill Advisors, a Black-owned company founded by Delmont “Dell” A. Early III. Earlier this week, he resigned from the Joel & Granot firm, where he had been for seven years
The Atlanta REALTORS Association is the largest real estate association in Georgia, with over 12,000 members. By Allison Joyner Earlier this month, Cynthia Lippert, president of the Atlanta REALTORS Association, wrote a letter to her fellow members apologizing for the organization’s past actions and discriminatory practices that prevented Black realtors and clients from purchasing residential […]
By King Williams I often get asked if there’s a scenario where gentrification can be good. I fully understand why someone would ask this question, but the answer is a resounding no. After a lengthy and ongoing conversation on both my Instagram and Twitter accounts, I was notified about a particular clip making rounds on […]
Every resident of Atlanta has had the frustration of being asked “oh wow, you’re really from Atlanta?” or being told some asinine version of “you’re the first person I’ve ever met that’s actually from here.”
Back in October of 2018, my second post for Saporta Report was published. In “Let’s build Atlanta as a city, not a suburb” I mentioned a few places I saw around the city and had concerns about.
That article mentioned the Turner Hill-Summerhill development, spearheaded by the developer Carter. After a conversation with Carter, I was invited to tour one of their current projects – The MET.
On Thursday, Aug. 8, the demolition of 152 Nassau Street has ceased thanks to Fulton County Superior Court Judge Ellen LaGura who ordered developers to stop demolition until an Aug. 29 hearing.
By King Williams A few weeks back I had one of my usually spirited debates on Twitter, in this case it was about “West Midtown.” The debate had me then going to ask the question towards my other social media channels. Is “West Midtown” A) a real place and B) have you heard of it? […]
As we close out Black History Month, I think it’s time we show some love towards the most important street in Atlanta – Auburn Avenue.
You know a disruptor is in town when Gov. Nathan Deal and the Metro Atlanta Chamber’s top leader cut the ribbon on an office leasing location that charges tenants as little as $250 a month. And so it was Monday morning, as WeWork opened the second Midtown location of a company backed by a recent $4.4 billion investment from a Tokyo-based tech and telecom firm.
The leaders of the the Atlanta agency in charge of attracting investment on Thursday morning approved millions of dollars in sweeteners or tax abatements for developments at Underground, Colony Square and more.
A prime Buckhead site has changed ownership.
The property that houses the flagship Atlanta showroom of Restoration Hardware at 3030 Peachtree Road has been sold to 3030 Grey Partners LLC.
The former owners were real estate investor Peter Blum and the late Atlanta business icon J. Mack Robinson, who had jointly owned the property since 1995.
All those empty storefronts, offices and apartments around metro Atlanta have propelled the region to ninth in the nation in the balance of securitized commercial real-estate loans that are delinquent, according to a new report from real estate provider Trepp Inc. The hardest hit area is the newly formed city of Stonecrest.
This month, the Atlanta market showed improvements in home sales and home prices. However, with the lack of housing inventory, the Cal-Culator will remain stagnant for the month of June.
For mortgage loan originators, Realtors, builders and potential borrowers alike, we near the end of 2015 with plenty to be thankful for.
The November Cal-Culator reflects continued recovery for the Atlanta residential real estate despite the traditional winter slowdown of the housing industry.
They say what goes up must come down. The reverse is true of mortgage rates. We’ve been enjoying historically low rates but it seems that they are on the rise.
If someone asked you what type of home you would like to buy, you’d probably know the answer. But if someone asked you what type of mortgage you want, could you answer the question just as quickly?
The lack of construction right now could be in part due to the need for the employment rate to go up – and whether or not the growing workforce will move at the same pace of needed construction.
According to the Realtors Confidence Index produced by the National Association of Realtors, Realtors’ confidence in the market stems from strong buyer demand and a tight inventory.