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12 April 2018 - 0:49, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
Hidden in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Rabun County, Georgia, you’ll find an oasis of refined yet relaxed lakeside living on Lake Burton. At an elevation of 1867 feet and encompassing 62 miles of shoreline, Lake Burton offers stunning views and an opportunity to commune with nature while enjoying friends and family....
Rabun County Lake
1 April 2018 - 13:51, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
March ended with a flurry of activity for the Lake Team. So far in 2018, we have closed six lake homes and have three more pending sale. We are working hard with many buyers to find the perfect spot in time for the summer. As June and July are traditionally the peak months for closings,...
23 March 2018 - 20:33, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
Although the Lake Team specializes in Lake Burton, Lake Rabun, and Seed Lake properties, we also represent some of the finest off-lake properties in Rabun County. 216 Outback Lane is such a property. What struck me immediately before arriving at Westwind Farm was the fantastic drive to the property. First of all, the Bettys Creek...
14 March 2018 - 18:21, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
Rabun County, the Farm to Table Capital of Georgia, offers several alternatives to keep your body in peak shape to consume the local produce and protein prepared and served in our many fine restaurants.  The fitness options include excellent personal training in your home, boutique indoor cycling and fitness studios and full-service fitness facilities. The...
1 March 2018 - 15:26, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
February 2018 Sales Report February started and ended with a bang! In the first two months, ten properties have closed, and nine properties are still scheduled to close. It appears more pending sales may be coming based on our current negotiations on three more lake properties. The warmer weather and the rising lakes have “jump...
Clayton GA Restaurant
20 February 2018 - 18:46, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
Over the past six years, Rabun County has gained the reputation of having some of the best restaurants in North Georgia making our community a true ‘foodie’ destination. In 2015, The State of Georgia designated Rabun County as the “Farm to Table Capital of Georgia”. Many of our local restaurants source fresh ingredients from local...
9 February 2018 - 12:53, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
The word “appraisal” brings up different thoughts for different people. Love them or hate them an appraisal will be an integral part of real estate for the foreseeable future. So what is an appraisal you ask? An appraisal is an opinion of value. But not so plain or simple. The most common type of value...
8 February 2018 - 23:47, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
January 2018 Recap The lake market has reached record numbers in January. Over $12 million in Rabun County lake home sales were recorded during the month. Historically, January is slow, and these sales could bode well for the next eleven months. There are still five lake homes pending sale that will close in the next...
Lake Rabun
31 October 2016 - 16:35, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
Lake Rabun has looked like something out of a dream the last 2 weeks. Every morning from 8-9a it’s covered in a swirling soup of fog and steam. So cool. If you decide to make this drive, be sure to visit the 4 waterfalls near Lake Rabun at the link.
28 October 2016 - 14:09, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
Congratulations to both our seller and buyer of this fantastic Lake Burton property that closed today. This marks the 115th lake home that The Lake Team has sold! For details of this sale, please visit

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