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Just two! That’s right, with 181 homes on Lake Oconee for sale today, just two are priced below $200,000 Property 1 is a screen porch tacked on to an old single wide, with an older L dock, located on the north Oconee section of the lake – priced at $159,900The other offers so much more: an oversi...
04/07/2016
Your life is busy, and when it’s time to relax you value your privacy above all. Gated golf communities are not your thing. Discover Jacob’s Creek, Lake Oconee’s best kept secret with legacy properties that seldom change hands. What could be better than a 3.7 acre lot on a deep water cove, with a...
04/07/2016
Scalybark Cottage is a special place at Lake Oconee.  This C.1818 cottage is simple and historic, with a wide center hall and four large rooms, each with its own fireplace – and an enormous lakeside porch. Of course, outdoor living spaces are treasured in the Lake Country’s mild climate  – and th...
04/07/2016
One of my favorite picks for bargain hunters on Lake Oconee is this nearly 2500sf home with 4 bedrooms and 3 full baths, on a beautiful level lot with lovely views – listed for just $310,000. The Twin Rivers area of Lake Oconee offers uncrowded waters, plenty of pristine National Forest shoreline...
04/07/2016
There are many ways to practice "random acts of kindness".One rarely discussed, but oh so useful, is when we walk away from the opportunity to jump on the bandwagon. You know the scenario - in my family, we call it a "dummy shot". Some one, for some reason, got it wrong. Might be something they s...
03/30/2016
Clean air and waters are important to the health of a community - and the incentives offered in the Clean Water Act created important financial benefits for landowners interested in protecting valuable wetlands and other watershed recharge areas. Its a government supported "free market solution" ...
03/10/2016
You've heard the saying - if it sounds too good to be true, maybe there's a catch... Lake Oconee is Georgia's 2nd largest lake (19,000 acres). Lake Oconee is conveniently located midway between Atlanta and Augusta, within easy reach of Athens, home to the University of Georgia Bulldogs. Lake Ocon...
02/08/2016
Thanks to my friend Barbara Todaro for bringing this one to my attention! Enjoy... Barbara Todaro, sales manager of RE/MAX Executive Realty  308 W. Central St...suite E Franklin, MA 02038 508-520-9881 www.todarosellsfranklinma.com                Copyright © 2016 Barbara Todaro                    ...
01/10/2016
just received the following update from Chris McCauley, director of the Madison-Morgan Conservancy:Today is a GREAT DAY for Conservation!In a strong bipartisan action, the Senate voted 65-33 today to pass the bill that will make the tax incentive for conservation easement donations permanent. Thi...
12/18/2015
Did you know that REALTORS(r) operate the largest trade organization focused on protecting YOUR private property rights?This recent Supreme Court decision could lead to limitations on every sellers ability to market their homes - from yard signs to open house directional signs. Implemented litera...
12/14/2015
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Jeanne Dufort

Madison and Lake Oconee GA
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