The Federal Reserve Hikes Their Fed Funds Rate to Expectation, Leading The Bond Market to Instill Further FUD....


Let me preface by saying, I will always provide a no BS point-of-view of the real estate market here in Atlanta. While this week's update is far more macro than Atlanta, it still serves my point. While some will blow smoke to obtain the now business, I believe most, if not all of you are smart enough to see through the BS, so why sugarcoat anything... Let's get into it!


The FED hiked their "terminal federal funds rate" by the tune of 0.75% or 75 basis points. This was expected by an overwhelming majority of the market. I will preface again by saying this doesn't directly up mortgage rates by 75 basis points. This can affect the…

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THE MAINSTREAM FOG WILL SETTLE...SEE PAST THE SMOKE AND YOU WILL SEE THE TRUTH IS FAIR MORE MUNDANE


I swear I hear on a day-to-day basis, "Is the market going to crash", "I am going to wait until the market crashes" , and my personal favorite "You agents are toast, it is 08 all over again".  

This is partly brought on by the daily nonsense the media puts out. Facts are facts and I am by no means denying that, but you can present them in a manor to fit your narrative. Real estate, like any asset market, can be volatile when looked at in the short term. Look at the stock market since the beginning of the year. My point is,…

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August Market Stats Are In.... This is Exciting For Buyers & Sellers
 

Stats For The Month Of August
  • Median Sales Price of $410,000, Down slightly from July 
  • Number of Homes Sold Down about 10% from July 
  • Month's of Inventory is up from 3 months to 3.2 months MOM
  • Close Price to List Price Ratio is…

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The Fed Kicks Off the Weekend With Market Guidance... and If You Want to Settle Down This Weekend, I've Got the Event For You!

This morning, the Federal Reserve had their annual conference in Jackson Hole. The FED reiterated its stance on reining in inflation & bringing back price stability. The chairman, Jerome…

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Is Inflation finally "Transitory"? (CPI) Consumer Price Index & (PPI) Producer Price Index Come in Low! 

The CPI & PPI reports came out this past week and it was shocking what came of it. Instead of boring you with more information then you would want, here is a simple breakdown....

CPI
  • MONTH OVER MONTH (MOM)…

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This week I Joined Coffee with Closers W/ Patrick Lee for a deep into the Atlanta real estate market. The dos & don'ts of homebuying and much more....

Click on the video above to check it out....

Let me know what you think!
 

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Asset Managing Mogul BlackRock Sets Out to Aquire a Record Setting Investment Of 50 Billion Dollars into Reduced Value Real Estate.


Many of you know of BlackRock. After all, they are the largest asset manager in the world, at one time, managing over 10 trillion dollars in assets, they are no rookies. This goes…

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The Famous R Word Is On The Horizon. Recession Fears Pick Up As GDP Posts 0.9% Decline.

I know what you all are thinking, wow Carson, you would make an incredible bear on Wall Street. Funny enough, I am quite the opposite, but I got you to click on the article didn't I!

The Q2 GDP report came out Thursday morning,…

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U.S. Homebuilders are slowing their roll. This weeks report revealed another drop in housing starts & home builder sentiment. 

U.S. housing starts & homebuilder sentiment reports are out this week, here is what you need to know. U.S. housing starts overall fell 2%, however this is primarily propped up by multi family…

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The North Point Redevelopment Takes A Quick Halt As The Alpharetta Planning Commission Puts The Breaks On!

North point mall has been an anchor in Alpharetta for shops and restaurants for a long while. However, after construction of more favored modern outdoor style shopping centers such as Avalon & Halcyon. North point…

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