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31 May 2021 - 15:16, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
Happy Memorial Day 2021! We hope everyone is enjoying this cool weather and boating responsibly. We are off to a new summer, after the past 12 months, it appears that life seems to show evidence of returning to normal.We are grateful for the armed service people that went before us that have allowed us to...
3 May 2021 - 11:45, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
MAYDAY!, MAYDAY! There are VERY few lake homes for sale!  One year ago today, there were 84 properties for sale on our three lakes. Today there are only 14 for sale — down from 18 a month ago. Of these 14 properties, only five are waterfront homes in move-in condition with boathouses. The remaining nine...
18 April 2021 - 3:11, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
A year ago, we sent out our first pandemic email. At that time, there were 83 properties for sale and the sales activity was quiet. On April 1, 2021, there are only 18 properties for sale on all three lakes! No fooling!!!Of these 18, only about half are ready to use, with the others needing...
7 March 2021 - 0:13, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
February was a blur and a brr, with rain and cold weather dominating the beginning of the month. With sunshine and warmth, last week was a harbinger of summer and allowed us to get outside and enjoy the beauty of Rabun County while doing what we love best — showing lake homes. If you haven’t...
3 March 2021 - 21:47, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
Latest update from Hall’s:“It’s that time again – time to open for the season!! For your convenience, we are going to open the Store starting this weekend. For the month of March we will be open Saturday and Sunday from 10 am until 4 pm. We will only have minimal supplies for now so plan...
2 February 2021 - 0:43, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
Having completed the first month in 2021, the demand for a home in Rabun County continues from 2020. Unfortunately, there are now only 28 homes for sale on all three lakes, and there is not enough supply to meet the demand. At this point in 2020, there were almost three times as many homes for...
4 January 2021 - 20:17, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
2020. A Year Like No Other!  Little did we know, at this time last year, what would be in store for the year of 2020. The year started off in the usual quiet manner of many years before, but by March the Covid 19 pandemic was gathering forces that were unseen by many. Most started...
4 January 2021 - 1:02, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
Let’s talk about GRATITUDE before we write about lake sales!Last week, our founder and leader, Michael McGaughey found himself in two different hospitals before ultimately being transferred to Emory Orthopaedics and Spine Hospital for emergency spinal column surgery. After eight days in hospitals (spent alone due to COVID) and several painful procedures and surgeries, he...
4 January 2021 - 0:55, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
The past four days have presented yet one more challenge to us in 2020! The flooding, power outages, and so many fallen trees kept workers from all walks of life very busy. We cannot say thanks enough to all the Georgia Power and HEMC linesman and support personal, Mountain Patrol and Mountain Lake Security, Tru-Vista...
25 October 2020 - 14:08, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
From the Lake Rabun Association: Due to maintenance work that is ending at Mathis Dam, the Lake Rabun drawdown will start Monday, October 26, 2020. This will allow our contractors to finish removing equipment from the lake. You have probably noticed that we have raised the lake level to accommodate for this removal process. The drawdown will...
6 October 2020 - 18:38, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
2020 continues to be a challenge to all of us in so many ways. Fortunately, the beauty of Rabun County comforts us, and apparently, many others. Sales of all price range and size continue to skyrocket.Ninety-five homes lake have sold so far — and another 25 are under contract. At this point in 2019, 41...
1 September 2020 - 22:28, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
The frenzy to own a home in Rabun County continues through the end of the summer. One year ago, there were 100 lake properties for sale in Rabun County. Today, there are only 39 properties for sale on all three lakes! This explosive sales growth, fueled by COVID-19 and a desire for a place to...
1 September 2020 - 22:28, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
The July 4th fireworks were spectacular, but pale in comparison to the explosion in lake sales! One year ago, there were 94 properties for sale on the Rabun County lakes.  Today, there are only 43 properties for sale on all three lakes. New and quiet listings are selling quickly and in some instances at full...
10 August 2020 - 23:32, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
Fellow LRA Members, as you know we will see the first lake drawdown in 3 years beginning On October 23rd of this year. The next drawdown will be in 2023. In preparation for any work done on the shoreline, you will need to go through the permit process with Georgia Power. Follow the link below...
10 August 2020 - 23:23, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
As we announced, Georgia Power Company has treated the navigational channels for the parrot feather weed. If you have an infestation around your boathouse and dock or in your cove, you are responsible for treating those areas.  Also, as the previous email stated, you must apply to the GPC to get permission to have a...
2 July 2020 - 19:03, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
The Sahara dust passed through Rabun County last weekend to provide us with some memorable sunrise and sunset views and remind us that Mother Nature is in charge and that change is constant. With COVID-19 still haunting us, we see changes in ourselves and our buyers, as we all adapt to an uncertain future. We...
23 March 2020 - 22:14, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
During this crazy, uncertain time, I am trying my best to look at The Bright Side. While I must admit that having our 18 year old daughter and 20 year old son at home ALL the time can be challenging, I do believe there are far more positives to the situation… EVERY night has been...
18 February 2020 - 3:47, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
Is your New Resolution to spend more quality time with your family- especially your teenaged children? We have the solution- consider buying a Lake house on one of our beautiful area lakes (Burton, Rabun or Seed)! Getting away from the hustle and bustle of daily life allows your family to slow down and truly enjoy...
18 February 2020 - 3:44, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
Julep Farms Located a short drive from Lakes Burton, Rabun and Seed in Dillard, Ga,  Julep Farms is a wonderful addition to the area for visitors and residents alike. Its gorgeous 22 acre setting is incredibly inviting as you drive by and even more inviting when you enter the bright, beautifully decorated main building, The...
31 December 2019 - 20:09, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
One of my dear lake friends will text me and ask if I am in Atlanta or in “The Hills.” I love this because “The Hills” are what make these North Georgia Lakes, Lake Burton, Lake Rabun and Lake Seed, so special.Each of these special lakes are nestled in the mountains, or as we call...

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