Market Briefs

Atlanta REALTORS® Market Brief: May 2022

June 28, 2022

May Highlights

The May 2022 Market Brief, compiled by First Multiple Listing Service (FMLS), provides a regionally focused synopsis of monthly sales and home prices for residential properties in Metro Atlanta. This summary covers 11 counties: Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett, Paulding, and Rockdale.

Demand: May residential sales were at 6,817, a decrease of 8.3% from the previous year.

Price: Average and median sales prices continue to outpace 2021’s figures, with positive gains. The median sales price in May was $430,000, an increase of 19.4% from last May. The average sales price was $518,500, up 18.0% from the previous year.

Supply: Atlanta area housing inventory totaled 8,094 units in May, an increase of 9.5% from May 2021. New listings totaled 8,941, up 6.7% from May 2021 and up 9.2% from the previous month. The month’s supply over a 12-month period increased to 1.2 months.

Karen HatcherA Word from 2022 Atlanta REALTORS® President Karen Hatcher:

“Metro Atlanta remains ripe with strong demand even with increasing interest rates,” reports Atlanta REALTORS® Association President Karen Hatcher. “The lack of supply continues to result in a decrease in the number of sales and double digit increases in price.”

“We don’t expect any strong price correction coming soon even with the rising interest rates due to the lack of inventory,” says Hatcher. “Buyers on the lower end of pricing will be the most affected simply because there is extremely low to no inventory of starter homes or affordable housing.”

“Sellers are still realizing huge gains as our economy grows and housing prices increase so now is still a great time to list a home.” stated Hatcher.

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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.

About the PBOR Market Brief

The Paulding Board of REALTORS® (PBOR)  Market Brief is compiled by First Multiple Listing Service (FMLS). For more information on details of this month's report, please contact the Board at 770.866.1397.

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

About the Paulding Board of REALTORS®

The Paulding Board of REALTORS® (PBOR) has been an instrumental factor in the growth of real estate in Paulding County, Georgia for more than a decade. PBOR 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 (FMLS) is the premier data services provider for real estate professionals in Georgia. FMLS was founded in 1957 by a group of Brokers who wanted to share their listings and connect buyers and sellers.  Today FMLS is the largest MLS in Georgia & the 4th largest MLS in the United States, serving nearly 54,000 real estate Agents & Brokers.  For additional information or to start a discussion about how to partner with FMLS please contact

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