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Real Estate Agent - Associate Broker at Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Georgia Properties - 256152

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2013 

We had one of those big blows in the mountains last night. Thanks to Georgia Power we didn't lose power, as can happen when trees start falling in these parts. I got up this morning and got my morning coffee, and while I was standing on the deck assessing the lack of damage, something moved out o...
02/25/2013
As a followup to my original post on this subject, I let the prospect argue for a while. He kept giving me more information each time he brought up a new point. Then I decided it was time to pull the majic string. I told him I would be glad to submit a written offer on both pieces of property if ...
02/24/2013
Something happened to me yesterday ... a prospect/customer argued with me. It was great! I haven't had that happen in a long time. I have a new listing. It's a little rough around the edges and needs some work, but it's basically sound, has a great location with views and privacy, and has a certa...
02/22/2013
I'm guilty of having a short attention span, especially if the subject does not directly affect me at the time. I've been in real estate for eleven years. I live in an area that is susceptible to radon problems, but never really paid much attention because I never had a house with a problem, unti...
02/17/2013
  We are counting down to Jasper ArtFest 2013, and there are only a few weeks left!   It’s hard to believe that we are into the Third Annual Jasper ArtFest, when it seems like just yesterday we had an idea to try a downtown art festival. It has been a somewhat surprising success from day one. La...
02/14/2013
Most homebuyers today understand they need a sizeable down payment and a strong credit score to secure a conforming home loan. Buyers also must hold liquid funds for another financial obligation – an earnest money deposit – to be paid when they make an offer on a home. In short, earnest money is ...
02/13/2013
  Jasper, GA is striving to become the most popular location in the North Georgia Mountains to come and enjoy the many talents of artists that both live here and visit here. The new slogan "Where the Mountains and the Fun Begin!" couldn't be more accurate to describe this community. This year wi...
02/12/2013
Watched the Super Bowl last night. I can actually remember the first ones. They were afraid no one would come. The Packers pounded the Chiefs and Raiders the first two years. The big game was still the NFL (before the merger and AFC/NFC) Championship. It was all pretty sedate, then Joe Namath cam...
02/03/2013
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