Big Canoe, GA Real Estate News

By Karin Elliott, 14 Years as a Broker & Making Dreams Come True
(IBA Realty Group)
I have enjoyed reading posts on Active Rain for some time now, and I decided to jump in and join you.  For those of you that to now know us, IBA Realty Group is a full service real estate broker serving the North Georgia Communities of Big Canoe, Jasper, and Bent Tree.  Our primary focus is on the community of Big Canoe.  Since our inception, we have consistently been at or near the the top-producing broker for the community of Big Canoe.  I would also hazard the statement that we were the first real estate company servicing Big Canoe to utilize heavy internet advertising.Some key points regarding IBA Realty Group:Our main site featuring Big Canoe real estate listings is unmatched in its depth or number of displayed house listings (not IDX...anyone can list those!)We also offer a sister...
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By Charlie Ragonesi, Homes - Big Canoe, Jasper, North Georgia Pros
(AllMountainRealty.com)
Selling your home or your land in the mountains is like selling in any other area in many ways. However there are a few differences.In the mountains we are often selling to a second home buyer. So when you are looking for a Realtor you need to know a lot about their marketing. At All Mountain Realty we market on line on Optimized web sites. We also blog. We have Rss feeds and are active on the radio in Georgia and Florida. So If you are in the North Georgia mountains we are a company to consider.Another aspect to mountain selling s staging. Since people like mountain homes the more mountain flair you have in your staging the better. The feel of the mountains attracts those buyers.In addition to staging up keep on your property is key. If your home is going to be used as a second home th...
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By Charlie Ragonesi, Homes - Big Canoe, Jasper, North Georgia Pros
(AllMountainRealty.com)
Big Canoe is a great community in the North Georgia Mountains. We have 2 great Condos for sale. One is 169,900 2 bedroom 2 bath . the other is 3 bedroom 2 bath at 199,000. The second one is fully furnishedWith 75 million baby boomers starting to retire and mountain real estate being the number 2 place they are loking , consider the North Georgia Mountains. Whether you are looking for homes or land in the great communities of Big Canoe, Benttree, Talking Rock Creek Resorts. Or want to be in the Ellijay , Jasper, Blue ridge area we work will work hard for your clients and have a referral program. Visit us on line at http://www.georgiasno1agent.com/.
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By Charlie Ragonesi, Homes - Big Canoe, Jasper, North Georgia Pros
(AllMountainRealty.com)
Currently the Market here in the North Georgia Mountains is fair. Having said that makes us really robust for some other areas of the country. Here is why;We are still seeing retirees and baby boomers move to the area. The Hope scholarship is very family friendly as well. So we have a real mix of people moving in. Couple that with the expansion of Atlanta and you have growth from many different sectors. The numbers are interesting. While Atlanta price increases over last year are expected at 1.6 percent the mountains counties are running around 3 percent. This certainly beats the national average. Sales are slower and will probably be off about 20 percent for the year. But what this means is, to me anyway, is that the mountains are fundamentally strong. Our price points are good and the...
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By Charlie Ragonesi, Homes - Big Canoe, Jasper, North Georgia Pros
(AllMountainRealty.com)
 If you are looking for property in the North Georgia Mountains, or property in the mountains period, you should see Big Canoe. Big Canoe is one of Georgia's premier mountain communities. Big Canoe is almost 10,000 acres. It has 1/3 set aside green space. It is gated and has security. But this is only part of the story.Big Canoe's location is important. It is at the Southern edge of the Smokies. In fact it faces the starting point of The Trail that takes you from Georgia to Maine. You are also only 50 miles away from the Northern edge of Atlanta. So shopping, medical facilities, a major airport, dining, and entertainment is at your finger tips. The other big news in Big Canoe is amenities. There are 27 holes of golf, 10 tennis courts, a fitness center, 2 pools outdoors and one pool indo...
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By Pam & Dave Hamilton
(Harry Norman, Realtors)
Big Canoe, GA, recognized as one of the finest mountain communities in the Southeast, is located less than 1 hour north of Atlanta's suburbs in the foothills of North Georgia's Appalachian Mountains.  Big Canoe encompasses over 8,000 acres, 7 mountain peaks with elevations up to 3,200 feet, 3 pristine lakes, abundant wildlife, and pure clean air. Approximately 1/3 of the property has been set aside for recreation and green space.  Big Canoe, GA was developed as a gated community in the early ‘70s; primarily as a vacation and second home destination.  The community has now evolved into a small mountain community with its own fire department, security, restaurants, and post office.  The population consists of mostly year-round residents.  Strict architectural controls regarding Big Canoe ...
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By GA-agent.com Georgia Real Estate Directory
(GA-agent.com)
 •Amicalola Falls State Park - located in neighboring Dawson County, this is the site of Georgia's highest, most breathtaking waterfalls. The park features campsites, a lodge, cabins, and picnic shelters. There are miles of hiking trails, including an eight-mile approach trail to the southern terminus of the famed Appalachian Trail. Nature programs are conducted on the weekends and visitors with a fishing license may fish for trout from the sparkling mountain streams. •Carters Lake - located just 20 minutes from Jasper, Carters Lake is a secluded area where hikers, campers and water sports enthusiasts all come to enjoy their sport. A few miles north of the lake is Fort Mountain State Park. The park offers camping facilities along with miles of challenging hiking trails. •Lake Allatoona ...
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