Lake Oconee lakefront home sales increase 27% in 2010!

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Real Estate Agent with Coldwell Banker Lake Country 284620

2010 proved to be a rebound year for sales of Lake Oconee lakefront single family homes, with 70 homes sold for an average price of $705,000, according to statistics compiled by the Lake Country Board of Realtors.  That compares to 2009 sales of 55 homes and an average price of $587,000.

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With some 218 homes actively on the market, its definitely a buyers market, but the steady rise in sales and comparatively few foreclosures indicate that the market has found its "legs" - the point at which buyers feel confident moving forward.

Lake Oconee is conveniently located along Georgia's I-20 east corridor, midway between Atlanta and Augusta.  The 19.000 acre lake is Georgia's second largest lake, and features championship golf courses as well as boating and fishing for the entire family.

Lakefront homes can be found from the $200's to more than $2million - so be sure you contact a local expert to help you navigate the waters when shopping for lakefront property at Lake Oconee.

I specialize in rural properties in the Madison and Lake Oconee area, and consistently produce top tier results for buyers and sellers.  Please contact me if you want to discover if Lake Oconee Georgia is right for you.

 

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 Are you thinking dreaming about a place that will nuture your soul, bring your family together, or give you a chance to give back?  Whatever your dream, I'm committed to helping you explore how Georgia's Lake Country fits in. Located midway between Atlanta and Augusta, the lake country offers two recreational lakes, plus wonderful historic small towns with a commitment to sustainable agriculture. Lets talk.

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Cinnamon Wright
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Wow!  Your 2010 market is definitely something to talk about! 

Jan 05, 2011 06:04 PM #1
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Jeanne Dufort
Coldwell Banker Lake Country - Madison, GA
Madison and Lake Oconee GA

Thanks, Cinnamon - its been a steady increase all year, so I feel pretty confident that we're on the rise.

Jan 05, 2011 06:11 PM #2
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Gretchen Karr
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Lancaster, PA
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Jeanne, Wow!  27% increase is fantastic.  The area sounds quite magnificent with a ton of outdoor activities along with the scenic beauty of the area.  Best of luck in 2011!!

Jan 05, 2011 06:35 PM #3
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Thanks, Gretchen - this is a wonderful place to live and work.

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Laura S. Baker
First Weber Group - Lake Mills, WI
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Jeanne, it is so much fun to look through all your posts!  Sorry I don't comment more, but I did want to say high tonight and tell you just how beautiful these are.  See ya again soon.

Jan 05, 2011 08:28 PM #5
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Thanks, Laura - "high" back at you!

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