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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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Are you looking to buy land to build your dream home? Before purchasing or investing in land here are a few questions you will want to ask.  

1. What are the zoning regulations and building codes for this land?

When it comes to purchasing land, you will want to know how that property is zoned. These zoning regulations will depend on the land and what it will be used for. If you are wanting to build a house, for example, it is important that the zoning allows for single-family homes. 

Finding the zoning codes and laws can be a bit tricky, this is why teaming up with a knowledgeable agent is beneficial: Your agent will research and determine which laws apply to your property.

 2. Is the land buildable?

Now that you’ve found land with the

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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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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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Best Dining Spots for a Romantic Dinner

Hey, you love birds, it’s that time of year again-Valentine’s Day! If you are looking to wine and dine your sweetheart, we know where some of the most romantic places are for a perfect Valentine’s dinner. From shareable appetizers to gourmet dishes, these local dining spots offer delectable menus-making them a desirable pick for date night. 

So, In the spirit of love and food, we have compiled a list of our agent’s favorite romantic restaurants and dropped them down below.

 

Debra Spencer

Agent: Debra Spencer

Recommendation: Frog Hollow; Abel Brown

 

Joan Steinburg

Agent: Joan Steinberg

Recommendation: Calvert’s Restaurant

 

Pat Goodwin

Agent: Pat Goodwin

Recommendation: Cadwalladers Cafe



Amanda Latham

Agent: Amanda Latham

Recommendation: Becks

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Selling Your Home

Selling your home can be a complex process that is why we, at Blanchard and Calhoun Real Estate,  have a team of professional real estate agents that are ready to guide you through every step of the selling process. We know you have a lot of questions; therefore, we have answered some of the most frequently asked questions about selling a home below.

  1. Do I have to have an agent to sell my home?   Technically no, but you’d be ill-advised to attempt to sell your home on your own.  While there are many reasons why it’s best to partner with an agent, two of the biggest reasons are negotiation and real estate laws. If you decide to list your home as “For Sale By Owner”, you will be legally liable for the contract and adhering to any real

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Favorite Thanksgiving Traditions

Thanksgiving, also known as “Turkey Day”  is a national holiday where friends and family gather around the dining room table to give thanks over a bountiful harvest of turkey, dressing and lots of delectable sides.

Most of us have our own Thanksgiving traditions which mimics the way our family did it or the way our extended family celebrated; while each family tradition may vary, it usually circles back to reflecting on what we are grateful for over a big meal shared with our loved ones.

We asked some of our agents to share what some of their Thanksgiving traditions were and their answers are below:

Watching the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade

 

Agent: Diane Smith

 

Having Way Too Many Desserts

Agent: Jason McFadden

 

Cooking the Meats, Kids Bring the Sides

Agent: Myra Calhoun

 

Spending Time with Family

Agent: Pat Goodwin

 

Taking Christmas Card Photos with Dogs

Agent:

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