Athens, GA Real Estate News

By Amy Anthony-Coile
(WR Starkey -Classic City Team)
What an awesome quote from a very talented author who just happens to be from Georgia.  Lewis Grizzard!  And what he said is so true.  Our Bulldog Pride is very contagious here in Athens Georgia.  It is carried state wide and we are proud to show it.  Tailgating before athletic events is a must here and it is taken very seriously.  Fried Chicken, Potato Salad, Grills going, Televisions, Throwing the Football, Relaxing and Socializing!  We do this every game- with friends and neighbors and  a great time is had by all.   The University of Georgia is best known for football, but our Girls Gymnastics and our Girls & Boys Basketball programs are also wonderful! And after our Georgia Bulldogs Hunker Down one more time as the legendary announcer Larry Munson said- "...we all go home with great...
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By Michelle DeRepentigny, Broker Athens, GA
(Success Realty)
The University of Georgia is spearheading an initiative to bring a new federal research facility Athens, Georgia. The National Bio Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) would conduct research that protects humans and animals from infectious diseases, whether they occur naturally or are deliberately released. The facility would add to the region's already impressive research expertise, helping the state and the university attract more top-notch scientists and to build on its reputation as a world leader in research that improves and protects animal and human health. It is estimated that the new NBAF would employ an estimated 500 federal employees to start and  an estimated 1,200 to 1,500 jobs will be created in the community of Athens, GA and the surrounding area as a result of the facility.For m...
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By Michelle DeRepentigny, Broker Athens, GA
(Success Realty)
The weather has been sunny with today hitting 74 degrees in Athens, Ga and tomorrow's high expected to be 81 degrees....and the outlook for real estate in Athens, Ga is just as sunny.Residential sales are gearing up for a strong spring to summer season with the average price of Athens, GA single family housing at $195,556 for the market area and a median price of $156,300.  Recent corrections in the stock market have affected the bond rate and interest rates are great!The Athens, GA condo market gets a boost with a large, new flock of students in search of housing while they attend The Univeristy of Georgia this fall.  Deals abound in both new and re-sale condominimum developments with developers anxious to offer incentives this is definitely a better deal than renting for many students...
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By Michelle DeRepentigny, Broker Athens, GA
(Success Realty)
For more information on the critical issue of what is going to happen with this large land mass in central Athens, GA visit:http://www.navyschoolathens.comThe fate of the Athens Navy Supply Corps School, which houses 1 of only 11 Navy Museums in the United States is final...it will be closed.  Be a part of the process that determines what this critical eral estate in Athens will be redeveloped as to best benefit our town of Athens, GA!Next Local Redevelopment Authority MeetingDate:        Mon, March 12 at 9:00 a.m.Location:  Governmental Planning Bldg Auditorium                120 W. Dougherty Street, Athens, GA 30601Purpose:  LRA Review of Executive and Subcommittee Recommendations re: ACC, UGA, AIDS Athens, Advantage, Atlanta Union Mission, Athens Area Homeless Shelter, Interfaith Hos...
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By Michelle DeRepentigny, Broker Athens, GA
(Success Realty)
For other counties or general information and report cards, visit the Georgia Department of Education:     http://public.doe.k12.ga.us/    Clarke County School District   (Athens, GA) P.O. Box 1708 Athens, Georgia · 30603-170824-Hour Telephone Hotline: 546-7721 EXT. 306 http://www.clarke.k12.ga.us/   Oconee County School System 34 School Street Watkinsville, Georgia  30677 Phone:  706-769-5130 http://www.oconee.k12.ga.us/   Madison County School System 55 Mary Ellen Court  or P.O. Box 37 Danielsville, Georgia 30633Phone: (706) 795-2191 - Fax: (706) 795-5104 http://www.madison.k12.ga.us/   Oglethorpe County School System 735 Athens Road Lexington, GA   30648 Phone: 706-743-8128 http://www.oglethorpe.k12.ga.us/   Jackson County School System 1660 Winder Highway                            ...
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By Michelle DeRepentigny, Broker Athens, GA
(Success Realty)
   Let us help you make your decision to consider a move to the "Classic City of the South", Athens, Georgia.  Athens, GA has received a great deal of recent, national attention, including:Athens: One of Seven Cool Cities, Kiplingers Personal Finance, October 2005 Athens: One of Five Best Places to Retire 2005, Money Magazine, October 11 & November 2006!Athens Named One of AmericanStyle Magazine's Top 25 Arts Destinations for 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, and 2006Athens Ranks 34th Nationally in Quality-of-Life by 'Cities Ranked & Rated' Rolling Stone magazine names Athens America's #1 College Music Scene, 2/20/03 Featured in LA Times Sunday Travel Section, 6/15/03 Featured in Washington Post Sunday Travel Section, 6/29/03 Featured in Country Discoveries Magazine, Summer 2003. Featured in Sout...
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By Michelle DeRepentigny, Broker Athens, GA
(Success Realty)
I just joined Active Rain yesterday and was instantly enamored with Localism.com to the point that I spent today touring my hometown, just as a relocating client would!My goal was to shoot photos to upload and get information for articles to upload.  The results of my trip to today was to fall in love with Athens, GA allover.  Athens, Georgia is known as the Classic City of the South due to it's wealth of opportunity, amenities and the welcoming attitude of the community.Upcoming soon....new articles & photos for the Athens, Georgia area! 
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