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Lake Lanier Foreclosures

Short sale and foreclosed properties represent the majority of sales last year. Looking for a bank owned proprty? Upside down or facing foreclosure? My team is experienced in this field and offers many years of experience. Call today for help with deed in lieu of foreclosure or short sale programs and negotiations.

Selling Lake Lanier Real Estate

Are you ready to sell your Lake Lanier house? Thinking about selling it on your own? Did you know that in 2008, people who opted to sell with a REALTOR received an average of 38% more for their homes than those who chose the For Sale by Owner route? Having Jeff Barnwell and RE/MAX on your side can significantly reduce the amount of time your Lake Lanier home stays on the market.

Lake Lanier Mortgage and Home Loans

With the lending market changing daily having a pre-approval letter is no always a guarantee for closing. Working with local lenders is a must for Lake Lanier properties and assures if problems arise your contact is just down the street. Internet lenders are closing up shop daily, dont take the risk with your next Lake Lanier home purchase.

Lake Lanier owners face property reassessment

by Jeff May 14, 2014

Jane Harrison with Lakeside news just wrote an article addressing the growing concerns of lakeside property owners and their valuations.  Jane mentions “County commissioners say they will likely consider a rollback in the millage rate to offset an inflationary increase in the tax digest. But regardless, it’s expected that taxes will go up and that [...]

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2000 Yamaha 1200xl Waverunners with Trailer for Sale

by Jeff January 9, 2013

1/9/2013 – Will remove post once sold. One of my customers is selling his 2000 Yamaha 1200xl wave runners and double ski aluminum trailer for $6,300.00.  Both Waverunners have under 50 hours on new heads (both rebuilt last year), both ski’s used at Lanier for the last 5 years and maintained by Lazy Days marina.  Both have new [...]

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Lake Lanier Water Release – Lowest Level Since Drought

by Jeff November 26, 2012

The Corps of Engineers continues to increase the amount of water released from Lake Lanier in spite of the ongoing drought within the Lanier basin.  The Corps of Engineers expects to drop 6″ each week at the current rate.  Lanier is 1058 feet above sea level averaging 13 feet below full pool.  What most north [...]

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Tips for Lake Lanier Buyers and Multiple Offers

by Jeff March 14, 2012

So many time on Lake Lanier the best homes listed are selling with multiple offers.  This is not a suprise since most buyers are seeking deep water, big views, and the best new home construction.  When listed these homes are usually under contract within a couple days. With over 20 years of working the Lake [...]

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Warren Buffett – “I’d Buy Up Millions of Single Family Homes If I Could” – Lake Lanier

by Jeff March 7, 2012

  Its always interesting to hear what Warren Buffett has to say about our current real estate market. Watch this CNBC video – I’d Buy up Millions of Single Family Homes if I Could. His comments about the real estate market are found around the 5:00 minute mark. Glad to see that Warren is bullish [...]

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Golf Carts, Gas or Electric?

by Jeff November 26, 2011

The new hot toy for any neighborhood is a golf cart. They are easy to drive and maintain. The kids love to ride them to friend’s houses and they are a pleasure to drive on the under 25 mph speed limits of any neighborhood road. For Lake Lanier residents golf carts can be especially helpful. [...]

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Lake Lanier Water Level – Lanier Businesses Worry

by Jeff November 21, 2011

From the AJC this week comes an article about Lake Lanier water levels continuing to drop at a record pace.  As water recide not only shoreline is being exposed.  Business hurting from the slow economy, Lanier home owners with investments that need sold, and properties once though to have deep water now on dry land are all feeling [...]

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Simple Tips For Keeping Your Boat Maintained During Winter

by Jeff October 24, 2011

Summer is coming to a close. The leaves are beginning to fall, the nights are getting chillier, and your boat that received so much use during summer now sits empty at the dock. For Lake Lanier residents this is an all too familiar sight. Although it may be tempting to leave your boat in the [...]

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Tips and Must Have Items for any Lake Lanier Tailgate Party

by Jeff October 17, 2011

Its that time of year again. Leaves are beginning to fall and for Lake Lanier residents this means its time for football season to begin. Whether you are a Bulldog, Yellow Jacket, or Falcon fan, tailgating is essential to any successful home game experience. When not enjoying your home or dock on Lake Lanier, tailgating can [...]

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Lake Lanier Businesses Worry About Lake Levels

by Jeff October 17, 2011

Georgia won the latest round in court, but from the expanding muddy red banks of Lake Lanier it appears as if Lake Lanier is still losing the water wars. The lake is down 9 feet and dropping at a rate of about a foot a week, giving rise to memories of the drought of 2007-2009 [...]

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New smart phone technology available for purchasing Lake Lanier homes-listings-foreclosures

by Jeff October 4, 2011

Many Lake Lanier buyers imagine that with all the hi-tech property search tool offered finding a home will be easier.  In many cases finding a listing is much easier but actually having an offer accepted is rare.  For most Lake Lanier investment properties unrepresented buyers are finding multiple offers with highest and best already in place long before [...]

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Corp of Engineers Continue Boat Dock Lottery for Lake Lanier

by Jeff September 2, 2011

In 2004 the Corp of Engineers set a limit of 10,615 permit-able docks for Lake Lanier. For many Lanier homeowners this impact study was a death nail for any property without a current boat dock permit or zoned yellow or red. Those homeowners with permits saw their appraised value increase (on average) 70k, those without, [...]

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