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Real Estate Agent - Coldwell Banker Lake Country - 284620
Updating your Madison, Georgia home, and taking care of the honey-do list, is a smart strategy before you offer your home for sale. Buyers today are showing a distinct preference for well-maintained, updated homes - most of them are asking me for "move-in ready" homes. Home selling for top dollar...
How's the market? Its the burning question all around the Lake Oconee area. Continuing to improve is the best way to answer the question, followed by "it depends" on what type of home you are asking about. Overall, homes sales in the Lake Oconee area continue to increase, with 740 closed sales th...
Just a few years ago, FHA loans began making a comeback as one of the most affordable options for many cash-strapped home buyers. Today, not so much as tweeks to their pricing models have put FHA loans out of reach for many buyers, including first time buyers and buyers recovering from the recent...
Below is some helpful basic information about title insurance.  I always counsel buyers to research the matter - if they are getting a loan, then the lender will require it and the further endorsement to add owners coverage is not much more.  The question comes up more often for cash buyers - is ...
  Modern farm house in a bucolic setting!     Are you torn between the privacy of country living and the security of a gated community? This home offers the best of both worlds, with a 4+ acre lot on a stocked pond, surrounded by estate homes and horse farms, in Waters Edge on Lake Oconee. A Drea...
Writing copy for listings is something I take very, very seriously! Its the first "look" many buyers will have at your property, and I want them thinking about why they may want to choose this property for an onsite look. When you are picking Madison Georgia Realtors to interview for the very imp...
Priced at just $349,500!    Vintage materials and craftsmanship plus a uniquely private setting with Lake Oconee access make this home a rare find. The 3 bedroom/2.5 bath home is an American classic – deep porch, brick stairs, detailed cornices plus an oversized detached garage with guest quarter...
What a deal!  Seller has just reduced Lots 8 and 9 in Waterstone Farms on Lake Oconee to an eye-popping $59,500.  These lots have 100ft of private shoreline on the quiet north shore of Lake Oconee, and meet the Georgia Power qualifications for a max dock. Water depth is good - more than 5ft - and...
We all make choices about what to do with our time. Some of our time is used to make money. Some of it is used to avoid spending money. If its time for you to sell property, consider doing a personal skills assessment. How well do you understand how your home fits into the current market place? W...
If you're on a budget, and want to get the best view for your money - check out this private lakefront lot in River Bend Estates on Lake Oconee   I love finding the best values on the lake - call me now if you're interested in Lake Oconee on a budget.

Jeanne Dufort

Madison and Lake Oconee GA
local_phone(706) 342-1440
smartphone(770) 330-9040
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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.