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Real Estate Agent - Keller Williams - Silver City Group
Lake Lanier, GA: Is it too good to be true? NO! According to an AP report that just came in, the Army corps of Engineers is lifting a ban which was put in place back in April of 2007 due to the extreme drought and lake levels reaching such historic lows. This is definitely a sign that the drough...
The Dawson County Board of Commissioners voted last week to suspend collection of impact fees for new construction effective May 21, 2009."Suspension of the impact fees is intended to spur new development during this time period," said Community Development Director Lynn Tully. "We will re-evalua...
Governor Sonny Perdue signed House Bill 261, which provides a $1,800 tax credit for home purchases. The credit, which would be taken over three years, takes effect immediately and is meant to spur activity in the housing market. "The housing tax credit is a strategic investment that strikes at th...
The much-needed Dawson Marketplace development is set to be finished just around the corner, Fall 2011. This development will be conveniently located on Highway 400 just North of John Megel Chevrolet.  It is at the signalized intersection of Dawson Forest Road and Highway 400.  Some of the larger...
New-Home Construction Rises in FebruaryNew-home construction rose 22.2 percent in February, compared to January, to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 583,000 units. Applications for building permits, which are considered a good measure of future building, rose 3 percent in February to an annua...
Congress Enacts Bigger and Better Home Buyer Tax Credit. A tax credit of up to $8,000 is now available for qualified first-time home buyers purchasing a principal residence on or after January 1, 2009 and before December 1, 2009. Unlike the tax credit enacted in 2008, the new credit does not have...

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