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From learning to ride a bike to laughing at all of his corny dad jokes, one thing is for sure, we love our fathers. On this special holiday, let the father figure in your life know your appreciation for all of his hard work, wisdom, love, and support. If you are looking for something to do for dad, we’ve compiled a list of 10 ways to celebrate.

 

  1. Buy dad a unique gift from a local gift store.

  2. Treat him to his favorite restaurant.

  3. Take a trip to the lake and go fishing.

  4. Join him in one of his hobbies.

  5. Hit the trails for a hike and a heart-felt conversation.

  6. Cook him his favorite meal.

  7. Do his yard work- he’ll love that one!

  8. Beat him at a game of golf or putt-putt.

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Buying a home is one of the largest purchases most people make in their lifetime, that is why choosing the right mortgage lender is a crucial part of the homebuying process to ensure the transaction is hassle-free and seamless as possible. 

So, how do you choose the right mortgage company? While there are many lenders eager to take your loan application, you’ll want to look for a lender that offers the best rates, loan terms, down payments requirements, closing cost fees and mortgage insurance. You may also want to consider working with a mortgage broker vs. a large commercial bank and here is why:

Mortgage brokers are independent and often local which means they are invested in their community- so they have a better understanding of the local

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The HEROES program, formerly known as Military On The Move (MOM), is a real estate rebate program designed to honor all of our workforce heroes. As an appreciation for your service to our community, we have re-launched a program that provides rebates and discounts for our heroes that are buying or selling their home. 

Who Qualifies As a Hero?  Workforce Heroes include but are not limited to:

  • Active Military and their immediate family members

  • Veterans

  • Doctors

  • Nurses

  • First Responders (firefighters, police offices, EMT)

Please consult with your local real estate expert to determine eligibility.

How Does It Work?  The process is simple, if you are a buyer or seller Hero, simply enroll into the

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Blanchard & Calhoun with Award

Every year, United Way recognizes organizations and individual donors with the Spirit Award. Award winners are those who have teamed up with UW to collect funds to help the community. In March, Blanchard and Calhoun were acknowledged as not only donors but for exemplifying the “spirit” of the community. And we are truly honored to accept such an award.

We know that it’s important to step up and make a difference where we live. And our acts of love did not go unnoticed. In 2021, Blanchard and Calhoun agents and staff raised $20,000! United Way uses these contributions toward programs that help locals find jobs, transportation, housing, childcare, food, and more.

How did we do it? There are many ways to raise money to help their cause of helping

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Property Management Team at Blanchard & Calhoun

Owning rental property can be both financially rewarding and overwhelming. This is why hiring a property manager to handle your rental can be so beneficial. Not only does a property manager work hard to maximize your profit, but they also take care of your property and tenants. If you own a rental property and do not have the time (or patience) to market your property, search for qualifying renters, collect rent, handle maintenance and repair issues, responding to tenant complaints or even pursue evictions, hiring a property manager could be a great fit for you.   

“We work hard to bridge the relationship between tenant and homeowner, to advise the homeowners of their duties and to hold the tenants accountable for their responsibilities. We

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Happy St. Patrick's Day from Blanchard & Calhoun

 

Did you know that St. Patrick’s Day started as a religious holiday? As a matter of fact, St. Patrick wasn’t Irish at all. The history of St. Paddy’s day dates back to hundreds of years and the modernized American version is actually very different from how it was originally celebrated.

St. Patrick was born in Roman Britain, at the age of 16 he was kidnapped and taken to Ireland to become a slave. He eventually escaped and went back to Britain, converted to Christianity then came back to Ireland to share the gospel, using the Shamrock to explain the Trinity. By the time of his death, March 17, 461, he was known for his good deeds and charitable works. Ireland came to celebrate St. Patrick with religious service and feasts every 17th of

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Quality vs. Quantity

For over 100 years, Blanchard and Calhoun Real Estate has been one of the top real estate brokerages in the CSRA and the 4th oldest family-owned real estate company in the country. The formula for our success is simple but profound: Quality over Quantity. At Blanchard and Calhoun, we believe that cultivating strong, long-lasting relationships is the lifeline of our business. For this reason, our staff and professionals adhere to a strict code of ethics. We operate on core values of honesty, trust, and loyalty, while providing tailored services to meet our clients’ needs. We truly value our relationships and we are always grateful for our client’s business. We are not just a corporation, we are your neighbor and our clients are our family.  

Did you

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Going to College in Augusta Georgia

Augusta, GA is home to many public and private colleges attracting students from all around the world. Each has its own strengths and offers a varied selection of educational programs. Combined, there are over 100 degree programs aligned to real-world occupations. 

Here is a glance at colleges and universities around Augusta.


Augusta Technical College: Augusta Technical College offers 100+ Credit Programs of Study, Non-Credit Industry Training, and Adult Education preparation. ATC is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award Associate Degrees, Diplomas, and Technical Certificates of Credit.

Augusta University: The Board of Regents defines Augusta University as Georgia's

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Real Estate Market Absorption Rates

 The absorption rate provides insight into the real estate market letting us know the rate at which homes sell in an area over a period of time. In most cases, an absorption rate above 20% is associated with a seller’s market and an absorption rate below 15% is an indicator of a buyer’s market.  Typically, you would calculate the supply over a specific period to access these sales trends.

Why are absorption rates important? Real Estate Professionals will consider the absorption rate when determining a listing price. If the absorption rate has increased, this means that there is a good demand and smaller supply. If the absorption rate has slowed then that means the supply is great, and the competition is higher, therefore, this may justify a

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2021 Recap of Serving the CSRA


B&C Gives Back:

We are firm believers in pouring back into our community and this has truly been a successful year of giving back. We take great pride in helping and servicing the CSRA; It’s our way of showing that we care. In 2021, we teamed up with local and non-profit organizations such as: United Way, Children’s Hospital of Georgia, The Golden Harvest Table, Salvation Army, and other charities to raise money. All donations were used to help fund resources for our local families in need.

Stuff the Bus

Throughout the summer, B&C collected backpacks and school supplies to help kids who need it the most in the CSRA. Our goal was to provide these children with the supplies they will need to succeed in the classroom.

Harvest Food Bank- PBJ

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