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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...
11 December 2019 - 21:06, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
The Fall colors on Lakes Burton, Rabun and Seed are a sight to behold! Many people visit the area each Fall just to take in the changing leaf colors. Those who are not fortunate enough to own their own homes on one of the Lakes, come and stay with friends or at one of the...
14 October 2019 - 22:05, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
One of the first things new Lake Home owners on Lakes Burton, Rabun and Seed do is to nail their names to a tree. Yes, the roads around the lakes have “official” names and street signs, but for the most part you just tell your friends and family to follow your handmade signs to your...
9 September 2019 - 19:58, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
Not long ago Southern Lady Magazine wrote this about Lake Rabun, “Welcoming families for nearly a century, Georgia’s Lake Rabun is a pocket of paradise where time seems to stand blessedly still. Nestled in northern Georgia, in a town fittingly named Lakemont, the Lake Rabun area has specialized in old-fashioned family fun since the early...
19 July 2019 - 15:53, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
As much as I would like to think that I invented my favorite lake activity- “Floating,” it is obvious from this picture that I did not. I cannot count the number of hours I have spent “Floating” with friends and family on the lake. Much like I used to pick up the phone to call...
11 June 2019 - 13:51, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
When I recently joined The Lake Team, I was asked to write a Bio for our Flyers.  Here is what I wrote: As a child growing up in Atlanta, I always jumped at the chance to go to “The Lake” with friends. I frequented Lake Burton, Lake Rabun and Lake Seed, but Lake Rabun always...
19 March 2019 - 14:41, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
When looking in Rabun County for a special place on the lakes for full or part-time living many focus on Lake Rabun and Lake Burton. While the serenity and beauty of these lakes are undeniable and hard to beat in all of the Southeastern US, one should not overlook the splendor of Seed Lake. It...
11 February 2019 - 16:18, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
February is finally here after a very very long January. Aren’t we glad we are not in Chicago!! The demand for lakefront property continues even in the midst of winter. Three lake properties sold in January and The Lake Team was involved in two of the sales. Eight properties are under contract on Burton and...
28 January 2019 - 15:42, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
“Farm to table” is a phrase used with considerable frequency these days as people have come to realize that much of the food they eat take many detours on the way from the farm to the table. The essence of the phrase brings about the idea of fresh and wholesome food that comes directly from...
21 January 2019 - 23:48, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
Flood insurance is something most of use do not have but wished we did if we ever need it. In fact, nationwide, only about 20% of homes at risk are covered by this specialized insurance. Your homeowners insurance generally will not compensate you if your property is damaged or destroyed by flood originating outside the...
14 November 2018 - 17:12, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
The demand for our lakes remains at its highest level ever! Thus far in 2018, 78 homes have already traded hands and another 10 are pending sale in 2018.  This will result in approximately 88 lake homes sold this year!  Of these 88, the Lake Team is involved in 37% of these transactions! That is a...
8 October 2018 - 18:40, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
WOW! With only 95 properties on the market, there is less than an 18 months supply of inventory on all lakes and that is shrinking rapidly.  The inventory was once over a five year supply. With 67 properties already sold this year and another 14 pending, 2018 will turn out to be a record-breaking year. With...
3 October 2018 - 14:50, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
If you are out boating on Lake Rabun, Burton, or Seed, in Rabun County you may see some small railroad tracks on the side of a steep hill. Well, they are not railroad tracks rather they are tracks for an incline elevator. These are often called trams and even funiculars. Actually funicular is not accurate...
Lake Rabun Boathouse Jumper
12 July 2018 - 22:23, by , in Uncategorized, Comments off
2018 finished the first half exceptionally strong, particularly given the shrinking inventory on the lakes. Lake Burton Lake Rabun Seed Lake 2015 Sold 39 27 1 2016 Sold 40 25 2 2017 Sold 40 13 9 2018 Sold 27 10 2 Pending Sale 8 2 1 Active 66 23 12 Average Days on MKT 1273...

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