May 2023

May 2023

  • Jana Hufham
  • 05/2/23

May 2023


May is a busy month, both for real estate and life's celebrations. Wishing all mothers a serene and Happy Mother's Day and all graduating seniors a day full of inspiration. Go forth and conquer your future! 🎓

And to all our fallen heroes and their families on Memorial Day, thank you for your service and sacrifice.

This month's articles of interest include:

  • Atlanta Real Estate: 1st Quarter YTD 2023 Statistics and Comparisons.
  • DIY Home Maintenance: 100 home repairs, HVAC, decks, and pressure washing.
  • Bathroom Design 2023: Trends and ideas, showers, bringing in the Zen, and handicap accessible bathrooms.
  • Mother's Day, Markets, and More: Festivals, strawberry picking, kayaking, new brunch places, local markets, and Mother's Day reservations.

Please reach out to me if you have any questions about the market or your home projects. I have a great list of resources if you are not the DIY type!

Enjoy the month of May -


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Atlanta Real Estate: 1st Quarter YTD 2023 Statistics

3-Year Comparison for 4 Metro Atlanta Counties

Median Sales Price

Atlanta has seen slight increases in value.

Days On Market

This stat speaks to fewer buyers in the market.

Months Supply of Inventory

We are still in a Sellers Market!

Sales Price vs List Price

This stat remains high due to inventory.

Showings Per Listing

The decrease here is due to fewer buyers.


If you are thinking about entering Atlanta's market, I know the market and inventory conditions and can give you the support to make informed decisions. If you would like an accurate estimate of your home's value, I can help by analyzing your home and statistics from nearby sales. If you have no plans to enter the market but would like to stay aware of your neighborhood activity, I would be happy to set you up with automatic updates. Just let me know!


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DIY Home Maintenance

Protecting Your Home Investment

100 Home Repairs You Can Do Yourself

You might question the "DIY-ness" of some repairs but this list from Family Handyman does have some surprisingly simple fixes!

HVAC Maintenance Checklist

How to prolong the life and increase the efficiency of your HVAC.

How To Use a Pressure Washer

A beginner's guide to using a pressure washer to clean your siding, concrete floors, and decks safely and efficiently.

Check Your Deck® Checklist

May is Deck Safety Month ... this is the perfect time to ensure your deck is in top condition.

If you're not the DIY-type, I have a good list of home maintenance service providers. Just reach out!


Bathroom Design 2023

Your Quiet Place

Bathroom Trends: 21 Key Designs & Colors

Whether you're looking to refresh your bathroom with a few cosmetic tweaks or completely renovate, these key bathroom trends in 2023 are here to inform and inspire design choices.

2023 is the Year of The Shower

From aromatherapy upgrades to stylish tile trends, showers are turning into must-have home spas. If you want to delve a little deeper into all the elements of a shower, take a look at 20 Different Shower Types.

Ideas to Transform Your Bathroom to a Spa

Whether you’re hoping to turn your bathroom into your own little oasis or you just want to make a couple changes to make it more welcoming, these tricks from home experts will transform your bathroom and make everyday a spa day.

In 2022-23, Handicap Accessible Bathroom Remodels, have the highest ROI of any interior project in a home (from 82% to 90%). If this renovation is on your radar, here are two articles for you:

Mothers, Markets, Festivals and Fun

14 Best Places to Kayak Near Atlanta

Beat the heat and paddle

47 Places to Pick Strawberries

Prime pickin' is May and June


Mother's Day Weekend

Chastain Park Arts Festival | May 13-14

Make Mother's Day Reservations

357 Restaurants through OpenTable

Sweet Auburn Springfest | May 13-14

Mother's Day Dinner Recipes & Ideas

From The Food Network

13 New Brunches Around Atlanta

Breakfast Pizza to Lobster Benedict

Dahlonega Arts & Wine Festival

May 20-21 | Art, food, wine, jazz

Southeastern Designer Showhouse

May 11 - June 4 | 2762 Normandy Drive

An Extensive List of Local Markets
From Eater Atlanta


Walter Reeves | The Georgia Gardener

Your To-Do List for May

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