Atlanta Market Brief: June 2017

Atlanta REALTORS® Releases June 2017 Statistics on Housing Market

The Atlanta REALTORS® Market Brief examines sales, prices in 11-county metro area

Atlanta, GA (July 17, 2017) – Atlanta REALTORS® (ARA), the largest association of its kind in Georgia, released its June 2017 Market Brief on residential housing statistics for 11 area counties in metropolitan Atlanta. The Market Brief, compiled by First Multiple Listing Service (FMLS), provides the only regionally-focused synopsis of monthly sales and home prices for single family residential properties.     

 

Demand: June residential sales were at 5,974, a decrease of 2.0% from the previous year.

Price: Average and median sales prices continue to gain traction and outpace 2016’s figures, with positive gains. The median sales price in June was $267,000, an increase of 6.8% from last June. The average sales price was $327,000, up 6.5% from the previous year.

Supply: Atlanta area housing inventory totaled 15,498 units in June, a decrease of 4.9% from June, 2016. New listings totaled 5,731, down 2.0% from June, 2016 and up 2.9% from the previous month. The month’s supply over a 12-month period increased to 3.2 months.

A Word from 2017 Atlanta REALTORS® President Bill Rawlings: “The number of year-over-year transactions maintains a pace that tracks with the overall economy, and prices continue an even stronger recovery trend as the inventory levels remain at about 3 months, which is tighter than last year and a sign of a healthy local market.”   

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Posted by:  Melissa Wakamo

When Melissa Wakamo began her real estate career in 2004, her goal was to focus on her immediate area and get to know her neighbors. "I've had a lot of fun over the years helping my neighbors sell their homes and helping newcomers become a part of our community."

Melissa quickly became one of metro Atlanta's top producing agents and consistently performed in the top 1 of all Atlanta agents. By 2009, Melissa's real estate team had grown to include several agents and support staff, dedicated to providing exceptional service to buyers and sellers in Atlanta's intown neighborhoods.

In 2010, Melissa transitioned Red Robin REALTORS® into an independently owned boutique brokerage. Even in the tough real estate market during that time, Red Robin REALTORS® continued to outperform other small brokerages and was able to help buyers and sellers adapt to the rapid changes in the market.

Today, Melissa provides strategic oversight for Red Robin REALTORS®- ensuring that the brokerage maintains its focus and commitment to the intown market. Melissa also provides an exceptional training opportunity for agents. Under a philosophy that exceptional agents produce exceptional results, Melissa shares her marketing and business expertise with agents through the Red Robin Academy.

Melissa's active participation in various neighborhood organizations and charitable efforts, as well as her passion for antiques, cooking, and gardening, keep her busy and in touch with the community.

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