Fort Oglethorpe, GA Real Estate News

By Alice Smith, Mortgage Loan Officer TN GA AL
(American Acceptance Mortgage, Inc)
My word!  Listening to the national news every night makes you think the housing market everywhere has collapsed, house values are way down, and no one can get a mortgage without 50% down payment.  What's the use of thinking about buying a house, or refinancing the one you have?  Let's be specific though.  What is the housing market in Catoosa County Georgia doing?  Is it in the toilet?  Have you lost all your equity because your house value has dropped?  Are mortgages impossible to get?  Well, let's look.  Using public records I have compared the first 6 months of 2008 to the same period in 2007.  I found there were approximately 6% less sales in 2008.  The question is why?  Comparing homes on the market for the same period I found there were a little over 1% less homes for sale this y...
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By Angie Vandenbergh, A Crye-Leike Blogger
(Crye-Leike, Realtors)
Rolling farmland, quiet subdivisions and views of Lookout Mountain off in the distance characterize Ft. Oglethorpe. Residents find all the necessities of life; such as, churches, good schools, great shopping, sports activities readily available. Ft. Oglethorpe is a small town within a 30 minute drive to Chattanooga, Tennessee. Atlanta is less than 2 hours away.It is close to Interstate 75.Neighboring cities include Ringgold, Chickamauga, Rossville and Lafayette.Located in Catoosa & Walker Counties. The ColonadeIn the Ft. Oglethorpe area Catoosa County built the Colonnade. It has a small theater for theater and entertainment events, a learning center, and a new library. Ft. Ogelthorpe HistoryFt. Oglethorpe sits on the edge of Chickamauga Battlefield Park. The park is full of history and ...
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