That increase – driven by a surplus of wannabe buyers – has been good news for homeowners who want to sell, of course, but it’s has lifted the price of many of those homes out of reach for many people with modest incomes – especially first-time buyers.
How much is the median home price in your metro Atlanta community? The metro Atlanta region has seen a 21 percent rise in home prices in the last three years, according to Re/Max Georgia. Here's how that rise has affected the median home prices in metro Atlanta. In Gwinnett, the median home price is $252, 000. In Cobb, the median home price is $298, 500. In DeKalb, the median home price is $293, 750.