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By Klaus Nicholson, Realtor, Columbus Ga Homes, Fort Benning Homes
(ROSE ANNE ERICKSON REALTY, LLC. Columbus Ga, Ft Benning, )
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This is the View when exiting Sam's Club and the new SuperWalmart located on Whittlesey.  Just when we thought we had all the franchises conveniently located, up sprouts another.  Construction of Schools, homes, businesses and half a dozen new hotels has contruction crews busy all over Columbus. ...

By Klaus Nicholson, Realtor, Columbus Ga Homes, Fort Benning Homes
(ROSE ANNE ERICKSON REALTY, LLC. Columbus Ga, Ft Benning, )
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  Drive Carefully!  Interstate 185 is being widened! Three miles of Interstate 185 connecting Columbus Ga to Ft Benning are still under construction.  The crews have made tremendous progress moving earth and erecting barriers.  Utility lines and sewer lines seem to have been taken care of and con...

By Klaus Nicholson, Realtor, Columbus Ga Homes, Fort Benning Homes
(ROSE ANNE ERICKSON REALTY, LLC. Columbus Ga, Ft Benning, )
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Wonderful 3 bedroom 1.5 bath home for sale.  This property is 1400sq ft heated.  It is located in East Columbus and includes a very large and updated eat in kitchen.  The Family room has a fireplace and it is open to the living room.  The lot is level and the back yard is fenced.  This home is in...

By Wayne Long, Homes for Sale In Fort Benning Ga
(Columbus Ga Real Estate, LLC - Fort Benning - Phenix City )
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Your first home purchase can seem like an overwhelming task but it is really not that hard.  Here we go. Step 1 - Research professional Realtors in the area you would like to find a home.  That is a pretty easy task now with the internet.  Just Google your City, State, Real Estate and then begin ...

By Julie Wynn
(Wynning Interiors, LLC)
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As a stager, I considered it easy to 'stage' a house...until I tried to stage my own!  I found that following my own staging recommendations is infinitely more difficult than staging a house belonging to someone else.  Why, you may ask, is it so difficult?  Well, it is my house...where I live and...

By Wayne Long, Homes for Sale In Fort Benning Ga
(Columbus Ga Real Estate, LLC - Fort Benning - Phenix City )
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   Most successful investors say to "buy - low and sell - high"!    This is always easier said than done but if you ask when would be the best time to buy real estate in our area - I think it would be when the following criteria is in place.  1) Low interest rates2) Plenty of inventory3) Motivate...

By Klaus Nicholson, Realtor, Columbus Ga Homes, Fort Benning Homes
(ROSE ANNE ERICKSON REALTY, LLC. Columbus Ga, Ft Benning, )
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Lakebottom Park is a hub of activity whether the temperatures are soaring into the upper nineties or near freezing.  I recently visited Lakebottom which is located between Garrard St and 13th Street and found people of all ages utilizing the walking trail.  Mothers and infants were busy on the pl...

By Donna Long
(Keller Williams Realty River Cities)
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Wayne and I love living and working in Columbus Ga.  In this blog I hope to share some of the reasons we like Columbus so much.   I will share information about dining, recreation, and the easy access to everything from the panhandle of Florida to the mountains of North Georgia and of course all ...

By Wayne Long, Homes for Sale In Fort Benning Ga
(Columbus Ga Real Estate, LLC - Fort Benning - Phenix City )
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More good economic news for Columbus is that Cessna broke ground this week for a new manufacturing plant.   The 100,000 sq. ft. plant will be located on 40 acres of the technology park in east Columbus.   Officials said that the business climate in Columbus coupled with a willing and able work fo...

By Wayne Long, Homes for Sale In Fort Benning Ga
(Columbus Ga Real Estate, LLC - Fort Benning - Phenix City )
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   Columbus Ga had the winner of the Little League world series last year so we know how elated Warner Robins Ga is this year!   It is fun to be the best in the world at anything and I know those boys are still floating on cloud nine after there walk off home run against Japan.      We love baseb...

By Wayne Long, Homes for Sale In Fort Benning Ga
(Columbus Ga Real Estate, LLC - Fort Benning - Phenix City )
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We have 2 new schools opening this year joining Northside High School.    Veterans Memorial Middle School is going to be open for business on time on Aug 13th.    It is a 13 million dollar project paid for by the 2003 splost and will be a great addition to the already open Northside High School a...

By Wayne Long, Homes for Sale In Fort Benning Ga
(Columbus Ga Real Estate, LLC - Fort Benning - Phenix City )
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 A press release late Tuesday says that Harric Co. which adjoins Columbus to the north has a commitment from 3 businesses to the NW Harris Co. business park.   One manufacturing plant and 2 other businesses intend to invest $11 million dollars and hire 140 people.   This is the beginning of some ...

By Klaus Nicholson, Realtor, Columbus Ga Homes, Fort Benning Homes
(ROSE ANNE ERICKSON REALTY, LLC. Columbus Ga, Ft Benning, )
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     Columbus Ga., fourteen area homes went under contract this week end.  More than a dozen purchasers stopped looking at homes and  made the decision to buy a new or existing home.  Three homes were sold in the Alabama area, two in Meriwether County and nine in the Columbus area.  The price ran...

By Klaus Nicholson, Realtor, Columbus Ga Homes, Fort Benning Homes
(ROSE ANNE ERICKSON REALTY, LLC. Columbus Ga, Ft Benning, )
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Today is a great time to get together with family and friends.  Kids are looking forward to fireworks.  Everybody has a grill smoking.  Flags are waving on every street.  It is a great day in the USA.Keeping all that in mind, there is a small group of people working hard to make the day special f...

By Wayne Long, Homes for Sale In Fort Benning Ga
(Columbus Ga Real Estate, LLC - Fort Benning - Phenix City )
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There are a lot of great things to do around Columbus on the 4th of July.    For example we could go down to "Thunder on the Hooch" at the River downtown.  It is a family friendly art, crafts and fireworks event.    We chose to go to Callaway Gardens today.  The will have a flying circus with per...

By Wayne Long, Homes for Sale In Fort Benning Ga
(Columbus Ga Real Estate, LLC - Fort Benning - Phenix City )
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Columbus Ga native and Columbus High Graduate hits his 500th Home Run.  This is probably his ticket to the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown.    Columbus Ga has a proud baseball tradition with World Series little league champs in 2006.  National Little league Champs.  High School national Champs.  Even...

By Wayne Long, Homes for Sale In Fort Benning Ga
(Columbus Ga Real Estate, LLC - Fort Benning - Phenix City )
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I think this is absolutely the best time I can remember to buy a home.   Why do I say that?   Interest RatesInterest rates are great.  They are up about 1 point to a 1.5 points above their absolute lowest level.   When they were at that very lowest level there was a frenzy to purchase and so buye...

By Wayne Long, Homes for Sale In Fort Benning Ga
(Columbus Ga Real Estate, LLC - Fort Benning - Phenix City )
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This week the federal government will come out with a new report giving national numbers for the housing segment.   I thought I would run down a few local numbers for Columbus, Phenix City and the surrounding areas.    The following are new home starts based on building permits.Muscogee Co. (Colu...

By Wayne Long, Homes for Sale In Fort Benning Ga
(Columbus Ga Real Estate, LLC - Fort Benning - Phenix City )
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The Columbus area has had an abundance of positive economic news in the last year or two.   AFLAC has been a part of the positive news with their intention to add 2000 employees.   The first phase of this expansion is now complete with their new building that will house approximately 550 employee...

By Klaus Nicholson, Realtor, Columbus Ga Homes, Fort Benning Homes
(ROSE ANNE ERICKSON REALTY, LLC. Columbus Ga, Ft Benning, )
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The Columbus Ga, Fort Benning and Harris County area of Ellerslie Ga., will be affected by opposition to a new development proposed by developer, W.L. "Lynn" Willet.  The proposed development by Willett is a subdivision to be placed on 73 acres and adjacent to Qual Ridge Subdivision.  Rosie Richa...

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