Tips for making your home secure while on vacation

When going on vacation, it’s important to make sure your home looks “lived in” to keep unwanted visitors away. These tips for making your home secure while on vacation are ones we used before our recent vacation. Hire a house sitter or pet sitter. This is the ideal plan that makes most of the other suggestions […]

Appealing your property tax value in Oconee County

If the value is too high, appealing your property tax value in Oconee County can save money on your property tax bill. Tax value statements are mailed each year during the month of May. This is not a bill but the value shown will be the basis for your property taxes due for the current year. The […]

How Long Should It Take To Sell My House?

How long should it take to sell my house? This is the question most asked when a home is listed for sale. The answer depends on many factors… How many other homes are on the market in the area? Do buyers want to live in the area? is the curb appeal of your home excellent? Is […]

Paul & Jerri Stracener

Paul & Jerri have over 30 years combined experience in the Athens area real estate market, providing services beyond your expectations. Whether selling your home, buying a new home, relocating to Athens or discovering the perfect property to build on, Paul & Jerri are dedicated professionals here to assist you. Their goal is to make every real estate transaction a pleasure from start to finish. Learn More...

Paul Stracener
(706) 296-4394
Jerri Stracener
(706) 296-4395

About Athens, Georgia

Athens is known for its southern heritage and offers a wide range of diverse attractions. Live music is abundant with concerts at The Classic Center, Georgia Theater, 40 Watt, The Foundry, and many other restaurants and bars downtown. The University of Georgia, State Botanical Garden, local nurseries, art galleries, award winning restaurants, craft breweries and local farmers markets contribute to the special feel of Athens.

Oconee County schools are ranked #3 in the state. This along with the convenience to Athens and travel to Atlanta have contributed to its growth over the past few years. Madison and Oglethorpe Counties are desirable areas for convenience to Athens with more of a country feel.