madison georgia real estate: Is historic Madison Georgia (pop 3700) an international market? - 05/18/17 09:32 AM
Madison Georgia  has been called the #1 small town in America - with a postcard-like downtown, surrounded by bucolic countryside, and one of the largest protected Historic Districts in Georgia.
Some of us were born here (along with generations of our family before) and some of us discovered Madison later in life - but we all agree that the quality of life here is something to be treasured.
You would hardly imagine that a small rural Georgia town would have an international flair...
Sure, I spent three decades travelling internationally for business - throughout Europe and Asia, especially India and China.
But this week, I … (0 comments)

madison georgia real estate: Lake Oconee homes for sale: Victorian Farmhouse on 2 ac, lake access - 05/22/14 09:46 AM
If you're looking for a Lake Oconee area home for sale, and prefer a private setting with a very special home - check out this Victorian Farmhouse on 2 acres with lake access.

Vintage materials and craftsmanship plus a uniquely private setting make this home a rare find.  A clear creek runs across the 2 acre lot covered with hardwoods and flowering shrubs –and there's a pair of wooden foot bridges to help you meander.

The home is an American classic - deep porch, brick stairs, detailed cornices plus an oversized detached garage with guest quarters above. Step inside and enjoy … (1 comments)

madison georgia real estate: Seller, Don't Start Second Guessing Yourself - 01/18/14 10:02 AM

Pricing your Madison or Lake Oconee home to sell is no easy task.  Our rural and resort market is small, and consists of a group of "micro-markets".  In some cases, inventory is in short supply, and buyers are seeking options.  In some cases, there seems to be no end to the inventory, and relatively few buyers.  And then we have specialty properties which are scarce, and for which buyers are also scarce.
Smart sellers hire a local market expert like me who can help them analyze current market conditions for their home, and help them pick a price that is likely … (6 comments)

madison georgia real estate: Surviving your Serengeti: Risk-taking Mongoose! - 02/21/11 05:04 AM
Bob Stewart's recent AR challenge to take the "Serengeti" quiz revealed that I am...
A risk-taking Mongoose

Succeeding in troubled times often involves taking a risk. But like the mongoose, you need to evaluate of all the options involved with on the chance you're taking before you make a decision.Risk- takers frequently review goals and determine the various routes to get to the destination. Often they choose the path with the highest risk in order to gain the maximum reward. Many of them demonstrate the following characteristics:
The ability to overcome the fear associated with the risk by evaluating potential … (6 comments)

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