Month: November 2017

Do fireplaces add value in an appraisal ?

The sound of crackling embers and the sweet smoky smell of a masonry fireplace remind me of winter at my grandparents’ farm.  The Lane Farm, on outskirts of Quincy, was built in the early 1900’s.  It was the definition of southern comfort, covered porches outfitted with hanging swings, handmade rocking chairs and a basket of decade old Readers Digest magazines …

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Eastern Leon County a popular area for development

Get ready eastern Leon County, it’s your turn.  So much of our new construction growth has been in the Bradfordville area, north of I-10, over the past thirty years.  I remember when it seemed the only thing north of Killearn Estates was Moby Dick’s restaurant, then Killearn Lakes, a few plantations and the Georgia line.   At the same time, I …

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