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Did you see Farmhouse Life, the newest HGTV “pick a home” real estate series? The premier episode featured a family who decided to leave the metro Atlanta sprawl in favor of rural living. The family ultimately chose a Madison Georgia farm – after visiting several working farms owned by friends of...
09/20/2015
My real estate license is entering its second decade (its a 2005 model) - and its a natural time to reflect on the past 10 years as well as consider what challenges lie ahead. Here are some random thoughts...I love collecting stories! One of the best parts of being a REALTOR is collecting the hop...
09/14/2015
 Home trends come and go, but there are a few styles that stand the test of centuries – the Colonial home remains popular on the American continent, especially in the eastern states, because it supports how we live, how we work, and how we entertain.  The Colonial is generally a two story home, w...
09/02/2015
 Do you have champagne tastes, but a beer budget? Are you dreaming of a home that will nurture your soul? And do you love to cook?   Is your budget under $100,000?   Every so often a truly special property comes along. You’d never expect to find a kitchen like this at an affordable price – hand c...
08/31/2015
Preparation, Presentation, and Pricing are the keys to becoming a SUCCESSFUL SELLER in the current market in the Madison and Lake Oconee area.Preparation is mainly the responsibility of a homeowner, and the recent "Cost vs Value" report sheds some light on the Return on Investment (ROI) for some ...
08/30/2015
Everything you want in a country property – pastoral views with horse grazing on nearby land, rolling fields with established grass and woods at the rear. Perimeter is fenced with 2x4 horse wire – so bring your own critters. The property has 15 acres in total, with more than 11 acres of fenced pa...
08/27/2015
 The best lakefront lots feature big views over clean open waters and extra wide building sites. When a lot like this also has some glorious hardwood treesand a level walk to the lake shore – it’s a real treasure.  This fee simple lot has an extra .6 acres of GA Power land, and almost 400ft of pr...
08/27/2015
Are you looking for a farm for sale in the Madison GA or Lake Oconee area? Does your "wish list" include the big three: pasture, active water, towering hardwoods? What if it were also in the premier Fairplay district of Morgan County - known for beautiful farms and lovely estate homes. Have I got...
08/14/2015
"As seen on TV" can be powerful in our media-rich culture.  But there is no doubt that seeing buyers and sellers wrestle with all sorts of home change decisions and challenges has made it easier for many folks. While a few of us move every year or two, most people move every 5-10 years, and some ...
08/14/2015
 Finding a bargain lakefront home on Georgia’s Lake Oconee is not easy. With the average sales price this year for a private lakefront home close to $625,000, and the average sales price of an undeveloped lakefront lot nearly $450,000 – what can you buy for under $350,000?  The first thing a Lake...
07/08/2015
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Jeanne Dufort

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Thoughts and news from Georgia's Lake Country, featuring Madison and Lakes Oconee and Sinclair, from the perspective of a land-focused Realtor, horse mom, and farm owner.