How much money is needed to buy a house?

It’s a funny question but one often asked – how much money is needed to buy a house? It’s not just a matter of what the monthly payment will be, you also need to know how much you’ll need for the down payment and closing costs. Contacting a loan officer is an important first step […]

Common misconceptions about buying a house

There are many common misconceptions about buying a house. It’s important to research as much possible to make sure you’re making a good decision, but some concerns are easy to eliminate. Remember that the process for buying a home has changed in recent years, so do ask advice from your friends and family, but remember […]

Cedar Creek Home Sales in 2016

Cedar Creek homes sales in 2016 were the highest we’ve seen since 2006, when there were 49 sales in the neighborhood. Through December 15, 2016, 43 homes have sold in Cedar Creek, with sales prices ranging from $92,400-$229,000 and average days on market of 99. There were 33 sales in 2015 with prices ranging from […]

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.