White County, Georgia (PRWEB) November 12, 2006
The Wall Street Journal and the Real Estate Journal have just published an article naming the top 12 affordable "Tempting" vacation spots in the United States- naming Helen, Georgia as one of those hot investment locations.
Lauren Baier Kim of the Wall Street Journal contacted full time, professional White County Realtor, Harriet Carter -of North Georgia Mountain Realty in Sautee-Nacoochee, Georgia, after researching North Georgia Mountain real estate websites - and determined that Carter and her site GetGeorgiaMtns.com - had valuable content about North Georgia real estate- in addition to Carter's outstanding credentials as a real estate professional and marketing expert.
"The real-estate market is generally steady, Ms. Carter was quoted as saying.. The locale has been slow to develop and hasn't attracted real-estate speculators, she says. People who buy in Helen generally purchase for the long term, she says. The median home price is $225,000, which could purchase a three-bedroom, two-bath house Prices have risen 8% from a year ago, she estimates. Rents for vacation homes start at $150 a night and rise to $1,200 a night for a large property on a lake or on the river, she says." North Georgia Mountain Real Estate
The North Georgia mountain counties of White and Habersham include the towns of Helen, Sautee-Nacoochee, Cleveland, Clarkesville, Cornelia, Baldwin, Mt. Airy, Demorest and Batesville.
Nearby rivers are the Chattahoochee and the Soque. The lake regions include Lanier, Burton, Rabin, Seed, Chatuge and Nottelly.
The Bavarian Village of Alpine Helen has been a highly rated tourist destination for many years and has attracted savvy real estate investors from around the world. The nightly rental income investment market is particularly strong. But people have discovered this area of the country to be an ideal relocation and retirement destination as well.
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Another noted feature in the Village of Helen, is the Innsbruck Golf Resort. An award-winning, 18-hole championship mountain golf community - this gated, upscale neighborhood features Estate and Luxury homes, golf getaway homes and cabins, rental income investment opportunities and building lots. Amenities include several clubhouses, swimming pools, tennis courts, pro shop and 19th Hole Restaurant and Lounge. Add to this the majestic beautiful of the North Georgia Mountains and you have found a golf and outdoor lover's paradise. Wildlife abounds at Innsbruck and you will be amazed at the deer and turkey who make the golf course their home!
For information about the Innsbruck Resort Golf Community, located in Alpine Helen, Ga
White County, Georgia was also voted the number 2 rural area in the United States to relocate, retire and invest- by CNN Money and Money Magazine in January of this year.
Harriet Carter has been a real estate professional in the North Georgia Mountains for the past 14 years.
Specializing in the marketing and selling of all types of real estate, Harriet has been named a "Lifetime Multi-Million Dollar Producer."
One of the first "e-Pros" in the Country- she has been certified by the National Association of Realtors and is a Member of that august body.
Georgia Association of Realtors, Habersham, White and Stephens Board or Realtors and many local civic and community groups.
North Georgia Mountain Realty
53 Highway 255
Sautee-Nacoochee, GA 30571
Toll Free: 1-888-610-8484
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