Walton High School Housing Market Performance

The monthly Walton High School real estate stats I publish to my website takes almost a full day as the data is not readily available from the MLS system and due to the time involved in updating the charts and preparing and uploading the images. The fun part begins when the work is completed; i.e., comparing and contrasting what has transpired relative to other areas, schools, price ranges and over time.

The featured image above (and fully labeled below) depicts the percentage change in the resale (excludes new construction) average sales price over the last four years of detached homes (excludes condos, town homes, land, and lots) in the Walton High School district versus the four major metro Atlanta counties of Dekalb, Fulton, Gwinnett and Cobb (excluding Walton High School). Which line represents Walton? Think school colors. Continue reading “Walton High School Housing Market Performance”

“Local” Oxymoron

I noticed a reference to “Local Atlanta Agent”. It seemed strange to me because the agent does not live/work in downtown Atlanta and buyers/sellers typically want someone who is local; i.e., meaning they live in and know the neighborhood or immediate area.

Then I realized this choice of words must be about the agent and their lead generation. After all, no one has real local knowledge about metro Atlanta.

The lesson for buyers and sellers is to go beyond the internet marketing and ask the right questions to ensure you hire the right agent.