Navigating the Housing Market in Georgia

Did you know Georgia is the 11th fastest-growing state in the U.S.? While it may be known for its peaches, film industry, and southern hospitality, it’s become a hot spot for real estate.

Ranked 9th in the list of 10 best cities for real estate markets in 2022, Atlanta shows no signs of losing that spot. Although the cost of housing (whether you buy or rent) is 8% higher than the national average, folks continue to move there.

What’s up with the housing and rental market in Georgia?

If you’re starting out or have been in the game for a while, it’s best practice to know the lay of the land and to stay up-to-date on the markets. Here are some key statistics to keep in mind:

What does this mean for you?

Atlanta, and Georgia at large, is a ripe market for real estate professionals to throw their hat in the rental ring and convert renters to buyers. An influx of folks moving to a state with a competitive and expensive real estate market means more opportunities to work with future homebuyers! The rental market is a great way to establish relationshipsbuild your pipeline, and become an expert in the housing market.

Are you a real estate professional with Georgia MLS? Rental Beast recently launched a platform integration, giving you the tools you need to succeed in rentals. Learn more about the Georgia MLS and Rental Beast partnership here.

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