What prevents a home from selling?

What prevents a home from selling, besides price? There are a few things other than price that can prevent a home from selling. Some are small things that can be corrected, and others are can be more difficult. Clutter is something that can be corrected, and it is well worth the effort. I’ve seen homes […]

Home Inspection

What is inspected in a home inspection? STRUCTURE ● Soil compaction, foundation, footing, slab, wood/earth contact at foundation, columns stoop rotation, wall framing, extensive rot/decay, span/header/ column/support nails, brick veneer, wall bulge, chimney settlement, porch beam, concrete deterioration, foundation cracks, floor sag, conditions conducive to wood rot, rafters, roof sags, trusses ELECTRICAL ● Inadequate power […]

Foreclosure or Short Sale?

There are several differences between foreclosure and short sale. Foreclosure or Short Sale? or Deed in Lieu of Foreclosure? No one wants to make the decision when foreclosure or short sale are the only options. However, if that is a decision you’re forced to make, having the right information can help. Foreclosure A foreclosure stays […]

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.