Atlanta REALTORS® Market Brief: April 2019

The Atlanta REALTORS® (ARA), the largest association of its kind in Georgia, released its April 2019 Market Brief on residential housing statistics in metro-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. Covers 11 counties: Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett, Paulding and Rockdale.

April Comments

ARA Market Brief
Demand: April residential sales were at 5,134, a decrease of 2.9% from the previous year.

Price: Average and median sales prices continue to gain traction and outpace 2018’s figures, with positive gains. The median sales price in April was $282,000, an increase of 3.7% from last April. The average sales price was $350,000, up 5.7% from the previous year.

Supply: Atlanta area housing inventory totaled 13,856 units in April, an increase of 12.8% from April, 2018. New listings totaled 5,478, up 11.2% from April, 2018 and up 0.4% from the previous month. The month’s supply over a 12-month period increased to 2.9 months.

A Word from 2019 Atlanta REALTORS® President DeAnn Golden: “Atlanta housing inventory ticked up in April, with the local market having 12% more listings for buyers than this time last year. The healthy economy is creating considerable demand for purchasing a home, and this increase in inventory in the early part of the buying season is a good sign for the months ahead.”

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The data in this report was compiled by First Multiple Listing Service (FMLS). For more information on details of this month's report, please contact the Association at 404.250.0051.

*Each month, the numbers reported for the previous month are updated to reflect additional recordings.

Friday, April 12, 2019

About the Atlanta REALTORS® Association

The Atlanta REALTORS® Association (ARA) has been an instrumental factor in the growth of real estate in the state of Georgia for more than a century. With nearly 9,000 members, Atlanta is the largest board in Georgia and is considered to be one of the strongest and most successful REALTOR® organizations in the nation. ARA serves as a central source of information for its members, with mainly focusing on real estate education, the promotion of professionalism in the industry and representing REALTORS® members with legislative initiatives to create positive change for the real estate community.

About First Multiple Listing Service

First Multiple Listing Service, Inc. (FMLS) is the premier data services provider for real estate professionals in Georgia. FMLS was founded by a handful of real estate brokers in Atlanta in 1957. Today, membership is growing quickly and is spreading in every direction throughout Georgia. Currently, FMLS has over 2,300 offices and serves more than 43,000 real estate agents. The FMLS listing database contains more than 31,000 active listings located all over Georgia.

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