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By Bill Blair, Covington Georgia Realtor Covington Living Homes
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
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A Realtor associate of mine in Covington said to me today, "I did it! I just put my house on the market.  It's probably not a good time to do it, but..."  This statement was from a full-time, professional, successful  Realtor with over 20 years experience in the marketplace.So, when is a good tim...

By Eric Mabo, Atlanta Houses, Miami Houses Foreclosure
(Atlanta Houses, Miami Houses DOYEN REALTY, LLC)
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Looking to buy on of the discounted Covington Georgia Foreclosures? Many home buyers call me asking for discounted foreclosures in the Covington Georgia area. I usually tell them that they need to look at all foreclosures, but more importantly, the ones that have been discounted. There are some o...

By Bill Blair, Covington Georgia Realtor Covington Living Homes
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
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The National Association of Realtors (NAR) issued a press release on December 11 of last year entitled "The Worst is Over - Existing Home Sales to trend up in 2008."  Yesterday, the Atlanta Journal Constitution published an article on the Business front, above the fold, that shouted "Metro area f...

By Bill Blair, Covington Georgia Realtor Covington Living Homes
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
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I've said before that, in my opinion, we're lucky in Covington and Newton County, Georgia to have government land use planners, commissions and councils who are concerned with proper, sustainable growth in our city and county.  A recent survey by the National Association of Realtors® and Smart Gr...

By Bill Blair, Covington Georgia Realtor Covington Living Homes
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
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Every year brings a new "buzz."  I'm not talking about the one you get from your bottle of bubbly on New Year's Eve.  I'm talking about the new word, the new concept, the new product that grips the public or particular segments of it, and becomes the central topic around the water cooler for the ...

By Bill Blair, Covington Georgia Realtor Covington Living Homes
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
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Do any of you here in Covington, Georgia ever watch "reality" TV shows... like "Survivor," "Extreme Makeover," and "The Great Race?"  How about "realty" TV shows?  Nope... that's not a misprint.  My spellchecker is still working.  I'm talking about "real estate" TV shows.With the writer's strike ...

By Bill Blair, Covington Georgia Realtor Covington Living Homes
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
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If you're in the Covington, Georgia real estate market and are thinking about selling your home in 2008, here are two things you could consider to help you sell faster at a better price:1. Consider remodeling or fix-up projects that would enhance the beauty and livability of your home!"Remodeling...

By Eric Mabo, Atlanta Houses, Miami Houses Foreclosure
(Atlanta Houses, Miami Houses DOYEN REALTY, LLC)
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Look for discounted Covington Georgia homes for sale? The market is very slow now for sellers, so many of them are giving away huge discounts. Even some builders have huge inventory of homes that have not been sold, so they are very willing to sell at a huge discount. I was driving around looking...

By Bill Blair, Covington Georgia Realtor Covington Living Homes
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
Comments 2
This is a follow-up to my "Covington Georgia Real Estate: Top Ten Reasons You'll Want To Make Covington Georgia Your Home" post.Although there were nine other great reasons you might want to live in Covington, Georgia, the Number 1 reason was Covington's "Southern Charm."  To reinforce that top r...

By Bill Blair, Covington Georgia Realtor Covington Living Homes
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
Comments 6
Are you thinking of moving to Georgia... or more specifically Covington, Georgia?  If you are, you're making a great choice!!I may be a bit prejudiced because I live here... and grew up here.  But let's see if I can convince you that what I say about Covington, Georgia being a great place to live...

By Sholanda Smith
(Premises, Inc.)
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Sholanda L. Smith, Associate Broker | Premises, Inc. | sholandasmith@gmail.com | 770.385.7033 30 Brookline Parkway, Covington, GA Brand new golf/fitness community in Newton County. 3 Bdrm Single Family House offered at $205,900 Year Built 2007 Sq Footage Unspecified Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 2 full, ...

By Bill Blair, Covington Georgia Realtor Covington Living Homes
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
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A sleepy Sunday afternoon in Covington, Georgia was roused awake by a magnificent concert today, "A Festival for Three Organs.Presented by the Newton County Arts Association and the First Presbyterian Church of Covington, "A Festival for Three Organs," featuring concert artists Dan Miller and our...

By Bill Blair, Covington Georgia Realtor Covington Living Homes
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Organizations, such as the American Cancer Society, corporations like RE/MAX, through its Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure sponsorship, and even individual communities are promoting awareness of this illness which strikes thousands of women - an...

By Bill Blair, Covington Georgia Realtor Covington Living Homes
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
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There's a lot going on in Covington this week and throughout the rest of October.The "Yellow River Jam" is scheduled for this coming Saturday, October 13th.  It promises to be a lot of fun, but is also tied to an important event, the "Rivers Alive Cleanup."The Rivers Alive Cleanup is sponsored by...

By Bill Blair, Covington Georgia Realtor Covington Living Homes
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
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Around the first of a new month and time for another look at the Real Estate market statistics for the month of September.  In Covington, Georgia and Newton County during the month of September, there were 2101 single family residences actively listed for sale.  The average Days On Market, or len...

By Bill Blair, Covington Georgia Realtor Covington Living Homes
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
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This past Tuesday evening I attended the regular meeting of the Newton County Board of Commissioners.  If you're attending for a particular reason, like a planning or zoning issue, the meeting is naturally of interest.  At other times, the regular business of running the County can be mundane and...

By Bill Blair, Covington Georgia Realtor Covington Living Homes
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
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This will be my first in what I hope will be a long series of blogs about Covington, Georgia and what it's like to live here.  I believe I'm imminently qualified to report what it's like since Covington is my hometown.  I live here.  I grew up here.  And although I had to leave and live in severa...

By Bill Blair, Covington Georgia Realtor Covington Living Homes
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
Comments 3
TNDs, Traditional Neighborhood Developments, are an emerging national trend in land use planning and development.  And once you've seen and experienced one, you'll realize that we could all use a lot more of them.TNDs successfully recreate the magical environment that flourished in our communitie...

By Bill Blair, Covington Georgia Realtor Covington Living Homes
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
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"On The Road Again"... Willie's strains must be ringing in the ears of metro-Atlantan commuters as they struggle out of bed every morning... at least 225,964 of them.  That's the number who spend between an hour and an hour-and-a-half commuting to work each day... one way!  Over 88,000 of them sp...

By Bill Blair, Covington Georgia Realtor Covington Living Homes
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
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Last Friday was a stellar day!  Footings for the model home and the first two specs were poured in a new Traditional Neighborhood Development in Covington.Dorchester Placeis new neighborhood being built in the heart of Covington's historic district just about three blocks off the town square.  Ju...

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