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Market Conditions in 2011 for Augusta, Martinez, Evans, Grovetown, Fort Gordon GA Going into 2011 in the Greater Augusta market comes with restrained optimism. Rising interest rates could dampen housing demand but the last couple years have been flat in overall sales transaction volume in the area.

The new construction sales have been strong as more new players enter the market mainly from the Atlanta area. Several local builders have also adjusted floor plans, suppliers and designs to be more competitive.  One of the newest players in the Greater Augusta area is Wilson Parker.  As a direct competitor to Crown Communities, they are making a stand in over six subdivisions.  Growth in Grovetown, GA which is very near Ft Gordon continues with brand new

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"Builder Wars" begin in FT Gordon & Grovetown, Georgia Area

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While Animal Planet's Whale Wars take place in the icy Antarctic waters, the builder wars are just getting heated up in Grovetown and the Augusta area overall!

Since the arrival of Crown Communities a.k.a. Pillon Communities about 18 months ago in Augusta our real estate market has seen dramatic changes. While Crown captured a lion's share of the new construction business, it didn't go unnoticed. Local builders have adjusted construction methods and pricing while more "out of town" builders mainly from the Atlanta market have arrived on the scene. It's been very interesting to watch and the competition continues to increase especially in the Grovetown area targetiing the lucrative FT

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Build on your own land lot or home site!

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Have you shopped for a new construction home lately?  Have you started noticing how close the houses are together?  How small the yards are?  How many homes back right to another house? How small the lots really are?  Where did all the trees go?   Years ago the lots were 1/3 to even ½ acre – with beautiful trees.  Most of the homes were brick and many had rocking chair porches.  Did large lots, country porches and trees go out of style?  Why is no-one buying them?  The answer is – it’s just not out there… It makes you wonder why.

The prices of homes most certainly have not come down compared to 10-20 years ago.  As long consumers are buying NEW homes on small lots – the developers will continue

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I'm sure you may be wondering what happened to our distressed seller at Wade Plantation in Martinez GA.   
 
After putting out the blog and entering this home in the MLS, the interest was incredible.  Buyers and agents came out of the woodwork  - many new inquiries and some buyers that we had not heard from in many months.   After sending out about 300 e-mails as well as bulletins in the MLS and other marketing methods, we ended up with three solid written offers at the end of the first day on the market  and 2 verbal offers. Many more buyers who had not acted quickly were remorseful that they had not jumped on this opportunity to have instant equity in a great neighborhood.


In the end, the winning offer was well above the list price.    This is a good

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