union county: 2009 3rd Quarter Union County Residential Market Report - 11/03/09 07:33 AM
Much like the Fannin County Residential Market Report, we have some positive news as well as some not so good news. I would like to begin with the not so good news and end this post on a positive note. Seller's are continuing to be plagued with the Foreclosure and Short Sale Markets. The median Sold Price for Union County is down 25%. That is a change of almost $50,000 from October of 2008. Our average days on market for the Homes For Sale In Blairsville, GA. is up 35%. Since August of this year, we have seen a decrease each … (0 comments)

union county: 10 Reasons To Retire In The North Georgia Mountians: Reason 1 - 05/13/09 08:14 AM
A good friend and business associate Art Miller who is also a Realtor here at Blairsville Realty, has been heavily invested in writing an article for the Blairsville Union County Chamber of Commerce about the 10 Best Reasons To Retire in the North Georgia Mountains. I asked Art if he wouldn’t mind if I posted his thoughts here on The Porch so that you will know “Why You Should Retire in the North Georgia Mountains!”
Reason 1: Why You Should Retire In The North Georgia Mountains Our Weather, Climate and Change of Seasons!
Union County ranges in elevation from 1,600 ft. … (2 comments)

union county: Blairsville Union County Georgia Chamber Announces NEW Tourism Campaign - 02/23/09 09:13 AM
Members of the Blairsville - Union County Chamber of Commerce today made an exciting announcement on the New Tourism Marketing Campaign. "Each Season...Something New" is the new theme that seems so fitting to our beautiful Mountain community. Blairsville Georgia is the "Escape from the Daily Routine of Life" declared Cindy Williams, President of the Chamber. It truly is a Fun and Exciting place to visit every season throughout the year. It seems there is always  something new, from a Festival or a  Concert,  to a Parade or Show going on in the community. Not to mention the most important, the beautiful seasons that … (0 comments)

union county: North Georgia Union County Residential Market Report - 01/31/09 05:11 AM
 
I want to go ahead and apologize a little bit in advance because you are going to think that I have absolutely lost my mind as you continue to read through this post. I am going to be jumping all over the place as I report to you exactly where we were as far back as 4 years ago when I got into Real Estate, where we are now, and of course where I think we are going.
As you can see from this first Graph, we have seen a very sharp decline in sales here in Union County progressively over … (0 comments)

union county: Union County Taking Action To Reduce Emergency Response Time - 01/29/09 04:31 AM
In an attempt to Reduce Emergency Response Time in Union County, residents may have to put up with a little aggravation. There will be more than 13,000 marker signs put in place throughout Blairsville and all of Union County. This means that your current address may change. “Boy, I am glad I didn’t spend the money for that new Address Sign Engraved with our Family name on it!” I am sure that this is going to inconvenience a lot of folks out there, but an aggravation that could even save their Mountain Home or even their own lives.
There are 2 Very Important … (0 comments)

union county: Blairsville Realty Chosen As Business of the Quarter 2009! - 01/19/09 02:16 AM
The Blairsville-Union County Chamber of Commerce has named Blairsville Realty as Business of the Quarter for the first quarter of 2009! Our Broker Robert Rogers, has been in the North Georgia Real Estate industry since 1995, and he is a native of Union County.
Robert is very glad to be back at home in our current location in Blairsville, Georgia. Robert previously owned and operated Rogers Realty Group from 2003 to late 2005 when he was given an offer he couldn't refuse to purchase his company. After selling in 2005, Robert remained in Real Estate, but concentrated his time and energy … (2 comments)

union county: Union County Property Taxes Will NOT Increase In 2009 - 01/13/09 03:06 AM
In a recent article written by Norman Cooper in our North Georgia News, he quoted Union County Commissioner Lamar Paris as saying this, "we have projected our 2009 expenses to be covered without a Property Tax Increase."
Based upon a public hearing that was held back in December of 2008 where Lamar Paris went over Union County's budget for 2009, he also stated "...we are thankful with the economic slow down that we will be able to maintain our 2008 budget."
This is great news for Union County Residents here in the North Georgia Mountains. Last years Tax Increase was substantial … (1 comments)

union county: 1st Class Motorcycle Tours of the Blue Ridge Mountains - 04/08/08 02:34 AM
1st Class Motorcycle Tours and The Copperhead Lodge have teamed up to offer you the ultimate riding experience. The experts at 1st Class Motorcycle Tours will take you on the ride of a lifetime touring the mountains of Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. Enjoy the breath-taking scenery while testing your riding skills on the twisting mountain roads of the southeastern United States. Rest, Relax and Refuel at The Copperhead Lodge, the nations premier motorcycle resort, located in the ideal destination, the North Georgia Mountains.  Copperhead Lodge in Blairsville, Georgia is the ultimate home base offering casual fine dining, comfortable overnight … (7 comments)

union county: February 2008 North Georgia Mountain Real Estate - 03/04/08 05:11 AM


Gilmer County had a substantial difference of volume over Fannin and Union Counties mostly due in part to a large parcel of land that sold for $2.2 Million. Read the rest of this entry »
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union county: Alright All You Hawgs....Come To The Copperhead Lodge In Blairsville Georgia! - 02/04/08 07:49 AM
Copperhead Lodge is a 40 acre resort community located in the North Georgia Mountains
...built by motorcycle enthusiasts for motorcycle enthusiasts. This resort features individual log-style park cabins, a rustic lodge, an outdoor pavilion/amphitheater and swimming pool plus various other amenities all situated in a beautiful mountain setting along a winding creek.
Copperhead Lodge has all paved roads with street lights, underground utilities and city water.
Our lodge overlooks the creek. It is the indoor gathering area for the resort and features: casual fine dining, overnight accommodations, several fireside gathering areas, a members only Club Room, fitness area, riding gear and apparel & sundries … (1 comments)

union county: January 2008 North Georgia Mountain Real Estate Market Report - 02/03/08 11:48 PM
It is so hard for me to believe that another month has come and gone. I guess all that stuff I used to hear from my Mom about how time really flies by as you get older really is true. I want to say it is because I am always having fun!
With another month here, it is time for my monthly North Georgia Real Estate Market Report. I gather all of this information that is made available to me through our Northeast Georgia Board of Realtors MLS services. This information is compiled on the first day of each month from the data … (2 comments)

union county: December 2007 North Georgia Mountain Real Estate Market Report - 01/16/08 01:11 PM

The number of ACTIVE listings in the North Georgia Mountain Real Estate Market have actually seen a slight decrease in number over what the market saw in November. This is due to a small increase in the number of SOLD properties in December over the previous month. Also, there have been a lot of folks that have chose to pull their properties off of the market until we see a shift back to a Sellers Market. Read the rest of this entry »
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Chad Lariscy

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