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Real Estate Agent - Lanier Partners
Life & Real Estate in and Around Athens Ga.

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2009 

Every week I have a somewhat difficult time finding something to write about, not to be thankful for, but just to be intgeresting enough to share. For this week, I had a couple of topics line up, but they just took a back seat to what was waiting for me last evening when I go home from a listing ...
02/26/2009
  Photo Copyright Mike Saunders - 2009. For information on things to do, dining, lodging or about buying or selling your home in Athens - Clarke County, GA and the surrounding counties, call me at 706-207-5290, click here to send me an email with your inquiries or visit my website at The Athens ...
02/25/2009
Shortly after class, an economics student approaches his economics professor and says, "I don't understand this stimulus bill. Can you explain it to me?" The professor replied, "I don't have any time to explain it at my office, but if you come over to my house on Saturday and help me with my week...
02/23/2009
President Obama has proposed a bold plan to stem the foreclosure problem and bring stability to the real estate market. Regardless of the merits of the plan, or lack of them; regardless of whether the plan will work, or not; there is one question that I have on something that does not appear to b...
02/22/2009
This weeks reason to be thankful is very easy. I wrote a post last week asking for your thoughts and prayers for my daughter who was having surgery. There was a great response and outpouring of prayer and well wishes from many here. It was a supposed to be an easy surgery, few complications, perf...
02/19/2009
  Photo Copyright Mike Saunders - 2009. For information on things to do, dining, lodging or about buying or selling your home in Athens - Clarke County, GA and the surrounding counties, call me at 706-207-5290, click here to send me an email with your inquiries or visit my website at The Athens ...
02/18/2009
Madison County, Ga homes sales were basically flat in January from December. However, both average and median price of homes sold have reached their lowest point in a year. The average Days on Market, D.O.M., also showed a small 1% increase in January after drop for 4 consecutive months. It is st...
02/17/2009
Jackson County, Ga experienced it's second straight month, Dec -2008 and Jan -2009, of increasing home sales. Sales in January increased 2.8%, on an annual basis, over Dec. The average selling price remained flat while the median sales price decreased slightly, a 0.6% decline. While the sales vol...
02/16/2009
I got a call from my daughter last night and I knew something was wrong right away. She is going in for emergency surgery today, having her gall bladder removed. It is a rather common surgery, and people are usually up and released in 24 to 48 hours afterwards. I feel badly because I am 2500 mile...
02/13/2009
 Oconee Count real estate news for January is mixed. The twelve month sliding home sales volume was down again, 2.4% from the December and 27% from a year ago. However, the average selling price was up slightly, for the third month in a row but still down over 1% for the year. The median sales pr...
02/12/2009
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