Living in the Big Canoe Community is serene, but where do we go when we need to shop for groceries and go out to eat? Most of the time we just head over to Jasper. Located at the base of Appalachian Mountain foothills Jasper, Georgia is known as the First Mountain City. Jasper, the county seat of Pickens county has a real official Main Street [...]
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I just learned some fantastic news about Fannie May! Apparently even the foreclosure market has been slowing down, leaving Fannie Mae with a huge inventory of homes. This is a big advantage for those buyers who are looking for a great deal. New loans are being offered as low as 10% down, no PMI, and lower [...]
I just got back from a family reunion in my home town of Park Ridge, New Jersey. Getting my children reaquainted with all their long lost cousins was a blast, albeit a bit overwhelming at times. We could tell that my mom was reaching critical mass and needed a few moments to herself before the [...]
This home must sell this weekend. Price has been dropped significantly and sold As-Is If you are thinking about moving to the Big Canoe Community or looking for an investment home, 2307 Yanoo Trace has a lot to offer. Located only one mile from the North Gate and the Wildcat amenities this 4 bedroom, 3 [...]
Congratulations! you found the home you want and you’re ready to make an offer. You have secured your loan, picked out furniture, planned the guest list for Thanksgiving Dinner, and you finally are ready to roll out an offer, but then Brrrr..here come the cold feet. Why? You’re not sure what to offer. One of the toughest [...]
It’s been some time since I have posted but I couldn’t resist writing about this house! So many buyers are looking for the perfect second home that they can dart off to on the weekends. I have been waiting for this foreclosure to surface on the market and all of a sudden it popped up this morning hotter than [...]
1054 Owls Brow is a charming 3BR/3BA log cabin located in the Lakeside Section of Big Canoe. Walk to lake and parks. Only 289K
Choosing the right real estate company to buy or sell your piece of Big Canoe real estate all depends on how patient and persistent they are. Karin Elliott and IBA Mountain Homes is ready for the challenge.
What’s to do in Big Canoe: Join the Club! I’ve been promising myself for the last 5 years that I’m going to LIVE in Big Canoe one of these days. Yes, I live here but I’m a working mom and find it hard to squeeze out time to dive in [...]
Just in case you are in the market for a high end foreclosure with a killer view, I stumbled across another goody on McElroy Mountain! This 4br, 3.5BA foreclosure is contemporary and sophisticated. The architectural design takes full advantage of the Mountain and Lake Views on McElroy Mountain in Big Canoe. Plenty of natural sunlight reflecting [...]
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