Definition: The Lake Oconee Area


Lake Oconee Area

Outsiders are sometimes  confused when we realtors refer to the Lake Oconee Area;  is it a town? how do I search for it? Let me explain:  The Georgia Power Company created Lake Oconee in 1979 by the building of Wallace Dam. The lake encompasses over 374 miles of shoreline that touches on basically three counties:  Greene, Morgan, and Putnam, in Middle Georgia.  Greene is to the east of the lake, the main town is Greensboro.  Morgan borders the west side of the lake, the main town being Madison.  Putnam is on the south side, about a third of the way down, and includes the town of Eatonton.  Interstate I-20 bisects the area and connects with Atlanta to the west, and Augusta to the east.  Many of the lake gated communities are in the area south of Greensboro, and north of Eatonton.  All three counties’ homes for sale are compiled into our local Multiple Listing Service (MLS)  to which all REALTORS  have access.  Information for a quick  search, Zip Codes of the three counties are Greene-30642, Putnam-31024, and Morgan-30650.  For immediate access to the local MLS, check with RE/MAX Agents Realty

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About Look@LakeOconee

Suzie and Jim Hudson, A Unique Team Suzie and Jim Hudson have long been known in the Lake Oconee Area as trustworthy people who like to give back to the community; Jim as a previous banker, and Suzie as a teacher. Jim's past experience as president of a local bank makes him well suited to negotiating and preparing contracts for home buying and selling. After residing in Atlanta for 20 years, the Hudsons moved their family to the Lake Oconee area in 1990. Having grown up in the local town of Eatonton, Jim has an insightful knowledge of the past and present development of the area. He has served on the Greene County Development Authority for many years, making sure that the local area is developed to its full potential. Real Estate Specialty Designations Jim earned the realtor designation of SFR: Short Sales. Foreclosure Resource which makes him well suited to navigate the current economic environment. On entering the Real Estate field, Suzie followed her eye for design to become certified by Property Staging Consultants in the new field of home staging. Present Status Jim and Suzie first settled in to a historic home in Greensboro and enjoyed the small town life. Jim and Suzie now live in a gated community and enjoy the pasttime of golf. Jim has created guidelines evaluating the various features of all the local golf courses from his personal experience playing them to help the prospective buyer choose the golf experience that best fits his/her game. Full Service, Internet REALTORS Jim and Suzie Hudson were among the first local realtors to use the power of the Internet with LakeOconee.com Realty to reach home buyers across the nation. They continue to be at the forefront of Internet real estate sales. Their new blog is Look@LakeOconee, which focuses on real estate, staging, and the Lake Oconee lifestyle. The Hudsons joined the RE/MAX company in 2011 and now have a world-wide reach for new buyers and sellers. Relationship with customers does not end at closing. Jim and Suzie have made customer service a cornerstone of their real estate business, often fielding and monitoring home repairs for absent home owners who have purchased second homes at Lake Oconee, or who are selling a home here. Staging to sell is complimentary for homes that they list, and they advise sellers to complete deferred home repairs before placing their home on the market.

Posted on April 26, 2011, in Find a home, Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 11 Comments.

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