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

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2013 

I have been in this business of opening doors and walking into people's homes for a long time, and I still can't get used to the feeling. I was taught when I was small that you did NOT enter someone's home without permission. Now, I compensate for that by recognizing my job requires me to do that...
04/27/2013
I'm always referring to the "Waterfront Property" in Valdosta, or better yet in Waycross (Okefenokee Swamp country) as being something that is a total waste of time to pursue ... for anyone! This would also be appropriate for the ski lift next door to the beach. A not so subtle dig at real estate...
04/25/2013
Exclusive listing agreements usually contain a "protected period" where a seller is not allowed to sell a listed property directly to a prospective buyer. It's a blank that can be filled it, and I usually enter 360 days. There are two very important qualifiers to collect commission. One is that t...
04/23/2013
Tomorrow the Model "A" Car Club will be on hand at Jasper ArtFest from 11 AM to 3 PM. The location is South Main Street, and will be in conjuction with the "Flapjack Run" by the Optimist Club, the Biergarten at the Woodbridge Inn, and the juried art show, which will also run on Sunday from 10 AM...
04/18/2013
This is the weekend of Jasper ArtFest, which is always held in the third weekend of April in Jasper, GA. Featured this year on Saturday will be a "Plein Air Paintout", where competing artists will choose their favorite paint medium, select a subject, and complete a painting between 8 AM and 4 PM ...
04/16/2013
Had a contract on a home around Christmas. Everything went well until the buyers requested a radon test, which turned up barely positive. The buyers freaked out and terminated the contract. Obviously we had to remediate, even though it was only .1 over the maximum reading, but first we retested t...
04/15/2013
If you're looking for something to do in North GA next weekend, check out Jasper ArtFest in Jasper, GA on Saturday and Sunday. Examples of some of the great artwork that will be on display and for sale is included below. Hours are 10 AM to 5 PM Saturday, and 10 AM to 4 PM Sunday. There will be a ...
04/12/2013
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