Clarkesville’s South End Poised for Commercial Development

We hear a lot about the upstart in new businesses in downtown Clarkesville, but Clarkesville’s south end business district has huge potential for growth over the next five to ten years. The convergence of State Highways 17, 197, 385 & Historic 441 near the Ingles in Clarkesville is ripe with opportunity for growth of retail […]

Pros & Cons of Escalation Clauses

The real estate market has become so competitive recently that you can almost count on having multiple offers on a home when it first comes to market. In Habersham County, homes listed at $400,000 and below get the most immediate interest and will likely get several showings and competing offers within the first 72 hours […]

Five Misconceptions about Buyer Representation

In a previous post Buyer Representation or Buyer Beware: Your Choice, we learned about the importance of buyer representation (a.k.a. Buyer Agency, Buyer Brokerage) and the differences between the levels of service you can expect depending on whether you are a “customer” or “client” of the agent. Clearly, every buyer would want to have a […]

Buyer Representation or Buyer Beware: Your Choice

Many times I see home buyers going directly to listing agents to make offers on homes rather than using buyer’s agents to help them with the purchase.  In trying to analyze why this happens, I believe that most buyers don’t really understand buyer representation and the difference it can make in a real estate transaction. […]