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Lake Hartwell Chickasaw Point Community Open House

by Jay Hufnagel
Have you ever been to the Chickasaw Point Community on Lake Hartwell in South Carolina? Well, you’re in luck. The gates will open this Sunday, June 29th (1:00pm to 3:30pm) for a Community Open House. Many of the “Homes for Sale” in the neighborhood will be available to visit. Plus after the Open house Tour, you’ll be able to enjoy lunch, swimming or just relaxing at the Beach/Pavilion area on Chickasaw Drive.
If you haven’t been to Chickasaw Point before, here’s some info on the Community.
As the folks at Chickasaw Point call it …”Quiet Quality… Where the Mountains Meet the Lake…. Chickasaw point is a Private and Gated Community on the Beautiful Shores of Lake Hartwell. This Area of the Lake is located in the “Golden Corner” of Upstate South Carolina in the Foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Originally developed as a Leisure and Vacation Community, Chickasaw Point has evolved into a year-round Residential Community with a multitude of Amenities. Those include: Manned Gated Entrance, Golf Course, Olympic Size Swimming Pool, Tennis Courts, Beach and Picnic Area with Pavilion, Club House, Playground, Outdoor Basketball Court, Library and Boat Ramp.
Take the time to visit this Wonderful Community. You’ll be drawn to everything it has to offer.
Click here for Chickasaw Point’s Website where you can find more Information and Directions.
Hope to see you this Sunday!
By Jay Hufnagel, Keller Williams Realty, Lake and Home Group, 770-757-2799 and 

Stunning Lake Hartwell Home for Sale

by Jay Hufnagel
        Are you looking for the best in Waterfront Living?
This Stunning Lake Hartwell Waterfront Home is Nestled in a Quiet Neighborhood (419 Meldau Rd, Seneca, SC) and has 160 Feet of Water Frontage. Enjoy Beautiful Wide Open Views of the Water from Just about Every Room in the House. Entertain Guests on your Covered, Maximum Sized, Aluminum Dock with Boat and Jet Ski lifts. An Exceptional Design features over 3000 square feet of Outstanding Architectural Details with Upgrades and Highlights including, Two (Three Car) Garages, Three Bedrooms (with master on Main), 5 Baths, Unfinished Stubbed Basement to Expand, Solid Red Oak Hardwood Floors, Soaring Ceilings, 2 Stone Gas Log Fireplaces, Large Gourmet Kitchen with Custom Cabinets, GE Monogram Appliances. Private Master Suite on Main Floor has Huge Walk-In Closet with Built-Ins, Whirlpool Tub and Walk-In Shower. A Short and Gentle Walk to the Water’s Edge make this a truly Great Place to Call Your Lake Home.
And you can have all of this for just $760,000. Just “Say Jay” at Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners, 770-757-2799, or .
By Jay Hufnagel, Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners, Lake and Home Group, 770-757-2799. Just "Say Jay for Real Estate".

Are Sellers "Chasing the Market"?

by Jay Hufnagel
Within the last two days, I’ve received emails from potential Buyers saying that they thought prices were still too high. At the same time, Sellers feel they’ve reduced their prices to the lowest price that they can bare. So, how do I respond to those statements?
It’s the same answer I’ve always used….”Everything Sells, but it takes three things (Condition, Location and Price)”. Plus, I’ll add another piece to the puzzle … “Patience”.   
Wednesday I attended a seminar by D. Scott Murphy, from D. Scott Murphy & Associates (Real Estate Appraisers and Consultants). Scott made an interesting statement concerning the Atlanta area market. He said, “homes being appraised are appraising at 2005 prices”. He also said many Sellers are “chasing the market”. An excerpt out of an article published by Scott in the Spring of 2008 (click here for the article), said the following, “ In today’s downturned market (I hesitate to truly call it a declining market, I would prefer it be called a correction), if the property is not priced at or slightly below the appraised value, you will end up chasing the market.”
Scott’s suggestion, (and in my opinion, a good one), is for Sellers to consider having a “pre-listing” appraisal completed by a highly skilled real estate Appraiser that understands the local market.
The truth of the matter is, it’s a tough market right now, and it’s not business as usual; Sellers need to “get real”, accept the reality of the market, and adjust their prices if they truly want to sell. As for Buyers, like Gary Keller (CEO of Keller Williams Realty International) said recently, “It’s always a good time to buy Real Estate”. But, he also added that you should be armed with solid information on what are the best buys and know your numbers.   

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Contact Information

Lake and Home Group
Keller Williams Realty
4878 Manhattan Dr.
Buford GA 30518
GA: 770-757-2799
SC: 864-287-7530
Fax: 770-504-5509