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Breckenridge, CO photo - 01/28/09 05:39 PM
I took this photo in while in Breckenridge in February 2008. I wish I was there now! Such a beautiful place with fantastic skiing! I hope to have a vacation home there soon!
If you are in the Blue Ridge, GA area, make sure to visit the Blue Ridge Community Theatre located at 11 Mountain Street Blue Ridge, GA 30513. For more information, please call 706-632-9223 or visit www.BlueRidgeCommunityTheatre.com They put on great shows in one of the most beautiful areas of the North Georgia Mountains. (0 comments)
Advantages of Loan Preapproval - 01/26/09 03:33 PM
Loan preapproval is an essential first before shopping for a home, if financing is needed. Once a lender issues a preapproval letter, it means the buyer can: Buyers save their time and the agent's time by only looking at homes they can afford. The home buyer gains confidence. Being preapproved, gives buyers the advantage of knowing that they can qualify to purchase the home. Sellers will be more likely to accept an offer from a buyer who is already preapproved. Closings happen faster. Since the bank already has the majority of the information from the buyer, the time frame for closing is (3 comments)
This Historic home, located in the Heart of the North Georgia Mountains comes with a history as colorful as its beautiful setting. A wonderful farm that has been meticulously maintained. The home has been up-dated and renovated with approximately 4000 sq ft of living space. A lovely stone fireplace in the family friendly eat in kitchen, reminds you of the "good ole days." A perfect rocking chair porch wraps around the house. Perfect equestrian area with fenced pastures, two creeks and a stocked, spring fed pond. A large heated garage/workshop could easily be turned into a perfect barn. A (5 comments)
Lake Nottely is an absoultely gorgeous lake located in the North Georgia Mountains (Blairsville, GA). Construction of Lake Nottely began on July 17, 1971 and was completed on January 14, 1942. The lake consists of 4,180 acres with a majority of the shoreline being US Forest Service land. It is 20 miles long with 106 miles of shoreline. The average summer water elevation is 1776 (full pool). Nottely is well known as a great fishing destination, especially for those looking to catch striped bass. It's also an excellent place for water skiing, wake boarding, tubing and all types of water activities. (2 comments)
When getting your home ready to sell, sprucing up the exterior can have a major impact on getting buyers in the door. One of the biggest decisions is whether or not to paint/stain the exterior. When you look at the home from across the street or from a distance, does it look old and faded? If so, it is often a very good investment to paint/stain the outside because it really spruces up the appearance of a house. When deciding what color to paint, it should not be something unusual, but a color that fits in well with the neighborhood (2 comments)
The easiest Chicken Casserole ever! - 01/19/09 03:52 PM
Here's a quick, easy recipe for a great Chicken Casserole Ingredients: Rotisserie chicken, you can usually find it in the deli section of your local grocery store 2 cans of cream of chicken OR cream of mushroom soup OR a combination of the two 8-16oz of sour cream (I use about 16oz but 8oz is good for most people) Ritz Crackers Half stick of butter Pre-heat oven to 350. In a baking pan, tear and place pieces of chicken until you cover the bottom. In a large bowl, combine soup (do not add water) and sour cream. Pour on top of chicken. Crumble (2 comments)
Charming Creek Front Cabin in Blairsville, GA. Located on Youngcane Creek with approximately 350' of frontage, great for fishing! 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath with spacious kitchen and great room. Hardwood floors, private location. Just sit and relax on the screened in porch overlooking the rushing creek. Price to sell at $169,900. Additional 3 acres available above property for $54,900 with sale of cabin. (0 comments)
Determining Your Offer Price - 01/19/09 12:41 PM
So you have found the perfect home for your clients and you already know the seller's asking price? What price are your clients going to offer and what is the best way to determine that figure? First, look at recent sales of similar properties to determine an offer range. Comparable sales, meaning the recent sales of similar homes that compare closely to the one you are looking at, are very helpful. Accessing information on comparable sales can be easily accessed by the real estate agent. It is more difficult for the general public to obtain this information. Two of the most (6 comments)
Many agents have heard the words "Well we can start high and drop the price later." The importance of pricing homes right the first time has always been an integral part of getting a home sold, even in a good market. Sellers who start out with a high asking price and then drop it later, usually become "old news." The initial flurry of activity that you receive when you first put a home on the market is not recaptured the same way that it would've been if the home had been priced realistically to begin with. Even if a (8 comments)
Located in Blairsville, GA with close proximity to the Blue Ridge area, Northeast Georgia Board of Realtors MLS 179062 - Absolutely PHENOMENAL Lake & Mountain Views as far as the eye can see. Prow-front log sided cabin with custom interior and exterior fireplaces. Built in 2006. 1.36 acres. 2 Bedrooms, 2 Full Baths plus full ready to be finished basement, stubbed for 3rd bath. Located within easy access of both Blairsville and Blue Ridge. This view will knock your socks off !!!!!!!!!!!! $335,000
When you have guests, you want them to feel welcome and comfortable (well....most of the time! and you probably don't want to give up your bed either). So whether you have just enough bedrooms and beds for your immediate family or are prepared to host a whole crowd at any moment, here are some tips for increasing sleep space. ONE ROOM: Attics or rooms with eaves work great as areas to fill with beds: bunk beds, twin beds, double beds or poster beds. Buildings that are separate from your home can work too, becoming a bunk room that's (4 comments)
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