Fun (and NOT so fun) facts about our market.

What’s going on with the Troup County housing market?

 Having recently completed the first quarter of real estate sales for 2011, we took a look at market activity and compared it to the same three months last year.


Real Estate by the Numbers: January – August 2009

One of the primary reasons that our firm has implemented its blog is to provide timely information to our customers and the general public regarding this area’s residential market trends and activity.

 Previously, this information has been difficult for the public to obtain.  John Erskine, an American educator, once said that “Opinion is that exercise of the human will which helps us to make a decision without information”.  As Realtors, we would much prefer to have our customers make buying and selling decisions after being fully educated and informed.

 To that end, the following information is being offered for your review.


Just fax it.

“Just fax it.” 

Those were the words that began the technological revolution for me.  While certainly not as poignant as the sentence spoken forty years ago by the Apollo 11 crew, “Tranquility base here.  The Eagle has landed.”, this phrase has nevertheless been a milestone as our company navigated the increasing barrage of technological opportunities available.

 The year was 1987.  Our firm was developing an industrial building in the LaGrange Industrial Park for a new industry relocating to LaGrange from California.  One of the company executives, wanting to see how their proposed new facility would lay out on the site, called and requested a copy of the siteplan.   Eager to oblige, I responded that the plan would be in the mail that day and to please allow three days for delivery.

 At this point, he uttered those unforgettable words, “Just fax it.”  “Certainly”, I replied without hesitation. 


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