Charlie Ragonesi Big Canoe Realestate's Blog

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Big Canoe ,Jasper and the North Georgia Mountains are where we , the folks at All Mountain Realty are to help you find that perfect home or land. Looking in Ball Ground or Talking Rock? We blog about all those areas events. Hope you enjoy
I have lived now almost 31 years in The North Georgia Mountains. It is an incredible amount of time. The main thing I have noticed for the most part is controlled growth.Some of our counties in the Mountains like Fannin and Union have massive amounts of space set aside for forest. Gilmer and Daws...
Many people ask me why I live in the North Georgia Mountains and in Big Canoe.  It really is 2 questions.The North Georgia Mountains are beautiful. They are close to many activities. You can be close to Chattanooga or Atlanta. These are two very active places. In many ways I am reminded of growin...
Every one assumes that when the Fed raises interest rates mortgage rates automatically go up. So The Fed is called the villain in a housing slow down. But is this really true? Let's start with what's what. The fed funds rate is the interest rate that banks charge each other when borrowing money. ...
It is the dreaded commission question that the sellers ask. Why am I paying this much? Some also ask the follow up , Do others charge less. So taking the pay out first. You can tell them about your broker split, your MLS split if there is one,  and your Realtor fees but all you are doing is expla...
It is the summer active season in our North Georgia mountains. People are in pools . People are hiking. It is tee shirt and shorts weather. But some folks are frozen.  What causes  " the big chill."1 There is an election coming up and I am worried about who is going to win2 There is a potential r...
In December I got a new car ! It is full of great things and drives great. Nothing bad I can say about it. So on Monday I went to change the time to reflect daylight savings time. 15 minutes later and with a few choice words I realized that despite a college degree, with some post grad work, a jo...
Choosing a Real Estate agent ? Think about choosing a Realtor®.   There is a general lack of knowledge and appreciation of what it means to be a Realtor® and why it is important so here goes.Real Estate professionals are licensed by their states. So all folks legally practicing real estate are li...
If you are thinking about building in the Georgia Mountains lot selection and location is  a critical first step.  A while ago I wrote a blog about building in Big Canoe. Big Canoe is a gated community with many facilities. There are many communities gated and ungated that have the same character...
If you are thinking about building in Big Canoe lot selection is  a critical first step. The folks here at All Mountain Realty are the people you should work with during this first step. Here is why.1 Lot price can be a deceiving factor when budgeting. If you think the less you pay for the lot th...
There are currently 296 homes for sale in Big Canoe. This number is down from last year as the economy turns around and there are more buyers out there. The good news is if you are looking to buy in our North Georgia Mountains, including  Big Canoe, prices have never been greater for buyers. Inve...

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