Marietta, Georgia Market Analysis Update

The Marietta area is highly rated among professionals and young individuals looking for homes in the state of Georgia. The area offers a favorable, easy air and land access, good job prospects, good schools and low taxes making it one of the top cities in Georgia to live in.

The median sales price for homes in Marietta, GA for September 2009 to November 2009 was $166,676. This represents a decline of 7.1%, or $12,824, compared to the prior quarter and a decrease of 2.8% compared to the prior year. The average listing price for Marietta homes for sale was about $314,000 as of December 23, 2009.

The housing market in Georgia has begun to recover. The national recession hit the area hard last year but not as bad as other areas and I believe it is on its way to recovery.