New home building down by 13 percent
by Emily Boorstein
04:00 AM, Saturday, December 27
MARIETTA — Housing starts in Cobb continue to trail last year’s numbers, and one local real estate agent says the lower numbers are a result of the Great Recession. Cobb has had 1,297 new homes begin construction from January to November, a 13 per...

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