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Hot Drinks

Chilly days of the holiday season calls for coffee shops and pastries; of course, most of us enjoy a cup of joe anytime of the year. But, there is just something special about visiting an inviting coffee shop during the holiday season. Cafes that are filled with latte art, calming tunes, and good company simply warms the heart. Thankfully for us coffee lovers, these types of cafes are all over the CSRA, giving us plenty of options to feel cozy, meet new neighbors, and support local businesses. And while we genuinely think every coffee shop in Augusta is great, here are eight locally owned cafes coffee lovers recommend where you can grab a cup of cozy and enjoy a freshly baked good.

1. Buona Cafe: Craft coffee & espresso drinks are offered along

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Family Friendly Halloween Events

October brings a variety of Halloween-themed events to Augusta.  From family-friendly activities like corn mazes and pumpkin patches to more spine-tingling options like haunted houses and scary movies, the CSRA is full of fun festive ways to celebrate. Whether you are local or passing through this Halloween season, don’t miss out on all of the thrills and chills Augusta has to offer!

Load up your ghosts and ghouls and check out a few of our agents' recommendations for some family-friendly Halloween events.


Jason McFadden

Agent: Jason McFadden   Recommendation: Steed’s Dairy Corn Maze


David Avery

Agent: David Avery Recommendation: Kroc Center


Pat Goodwin

Agent: Pat Goodwin  Recommendation: Marvin Methodist Church



LeeAnn Rhoden


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Q4 2021 Commercial Real Estate Market

by Alex Griffin | Investment Associate with Beman Group

Blanchard and Calhoun Real Estate Commercial

The Covid-19 pandemic created and exacerbated many economic headwinds in 2020. Business closures forced many employers to lay off workers or reduce hours, with unemployment hitting a pandemic high of 14.8% in April 2020. The federal government responded with multiple rounds of stimulus packages, including direct payments to taxpayers designed to boost spending. The Federal Reserve also reduced their Federal Funds Rate encouraging borrowing for investment and increased bond purchases after years of tapering. All of these measures were designed to keep the economy from completely sinking. 

Fast forward to late 2020 into 2021, post

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7 Reasons to Hang Your License with Blancard & Calhoun Real Estate

As a new real estate licensee, the first step you will want to take is to choose a real estate broker. Or perhaps, you are already an agent and looking to switch to a broker that is more aligned with your career goals. Whatever your position, choosing the right broker will play a significant role in your real estate career and there are lots of factors to consider. Below are 7 reasons why you should consider becoming an agent with Blanchard and Calhoun.

  1. Brand Recognition: Choosing a broker that has a trustworthy and familiar brand gives you credibility. For over 100 years, Blanchard and Calhoun has been a leading local brokerage in the CSRA and as a result, our brand is recognizable. We’ve developed neighborhoods, offices, and businesses

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