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Name:   John C - Email Member Reply
Subject:   July 2015 Real estate market report
Date:   9/2/2015 6:55:27 PM   IP ADDRESS: 97.86.51.98

Hey all, I just posted a market report on my website for July. I took a look at one particular statistic in relation to one of Lake Martin's best month in history and one of its worst. I'm trying to get some perspective on the year, and looking for signs of a price increase. Here you go:

http://lakemartinvoice.com/2015/09/02/july-2015-market-report-for-lake-martin/

 

 





Name:   rga82 - Email Member Reply
Subject:   July 2015 Real estate market report
Date:   9/3/2015 7:05:33 AM   IP ADDRESS: 209.142.164.28

 

Interesting trend to watch. I'm sure that lessons learned from the past will temper any drastic price increase.

During a recent cruise around the lake my wife and I asked the question "how many houses are on Lake Martin?"  I'm sure a search of tax records from the different counties could answer the question. Any idea how many?





Name:   John C - Email Member Reply
Subject:   July 2015 Real estate market report
Date:   9/3/2015 8:42:42 AM   IP ADDRESS: 97.86.51.98

I have no idea myself, but a number that I remember from Alabama Power's FERC license application is that there are about 7,000 homes on lake martin. At least I think I am right on that. It's what I quote when people when they ask. If I am mistaken I would appreciate someone correcting me because I hate to be wrong about that kind of stuff.





Name:   Ulysses E. McGill - Email Member Reply
Subject:   July 2015 Real estate market report
Date:   9/3/2015 11:26:52 AM   IP ADDRESS: 173.191.168.141

I was told there were 6950, so you're wrong.....just kidding. Thanks for the update, now get your picks in for the first football weekend.





Name:   LakerLaker - Email Member Reply
Subject:   July 2015 Real estate market report
Date:   9/3/2015 12:12:28 PM   IP ADDRESS: 75.137.200.157

Thanks for the update John!

 





Name:   flyfisher - Email Member Reply
Subject:   July 2015 Real estate market report
Date:   9/3/2015 12:38:37 PM   IP ADDRESS: 173.191.171.232

very confusing; I have several friends with nice homes, priced reasonably, good water, in the $700-$1.2 mill range and all say they have had __NO Lookers, No Offers





Name:   Maddog - Email Member Reply
Subject:   July 2015 Real estate market report
Date:   9/3/2015 1:28:38 PM   IP ADDRESS: 71.12.198.176

I wonder how many homes are on Lake Lanier.





Name:   John C - Email Member Reply
Subject:   July 2015 Real estate market report
Date:   9/3/2015 5:14:57 PM   IP ADDRESS: 97.86.51.98

Not very confusing to me.

Things the seller has in their control:

1.) Price

2.) staging

3.) the agent they pick.

Things the agent has in their control:

1.) Marketing

2.) seller they pick

Things no one can control:

1.) overall health of the market

2.) the water level

3.) the time of year

Right now, the overall market health is excellent. Water level could be a tad better but overall is good. Time of year is good.

The only thing that confuses me is why people (agents and sellers alike) don't change what they control but expect different results.







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