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The Great Catsby Fundraiser for Athens Area Humane Society

Posted on: January 23rd, 2018 by JenniferWestmoreland

The Great Catsby, Presented by Jennifer Westmoreland & Associates We’re happy to be this year’s presenting sponsor for the inaugural Great Catsby fundraiser for the Athens Area Humane Society! Team JWA has a love for animals, and we’re excited to be a part of this event to help expand facilities and services at the AAHS. […]

Jennifer Westmoreland and Associates Expands to Florida Real Estate

Posted on: January 16th, 2018 by JenniferWestmoreland

Team JWA expanding via new office at Amelia Island Ever thought about or looked at a vacation home in Florida? Thinking of purchasing a home at Amelia Island to enjoy the beach and know you have a location for the annual GA/FL football weekend? Or maybe you love the crystal clear water and white sand […]

7 January Home Care Tips in the Greater Athens Area

Posted on: January 15th, 2018 by JenniferWestmoreland

Simple Steps You Could Take to Maintain Your Home Information and photo via Keller Williams You can keep your home in top shape with simple tasks throughout the year. This month, be sure to: 1. Check your attic for birds, squirrels, raccoons, etc. 2. Pour 1 gallon of water down unused drains. 3. Clean the […]

JUST REDUCED!! 1061 Hearthstone Way, Athens, Georgia

Posted on: January 15th, 2018 by Brittani Bone

$35K PRICE REDUCTION!!! Gorgeous traditional home in the desirable North Oconee school district with an Athens address! 1061 Hearthstone Way has a bright interior, offering a two story great room, keeping room, formal dining and living rooms, and a main level owner’s suite, plus three additional bedrooms and a loft area upstairs. The home also […]

JUST LISTED!! 74 Arnold Road SE, Statham, Georgia

Posted on: January 12th, 2018 by Brittani Bone

This home is a must see and is in immaculate condition! This recently updated, custom built home sits on 4.76 acres, offering convenience AND privacy! The home features a great floor plan for both relaxing and entertaining, offering a great room w/ fireplace, formal dining room, sun room, a second family room and home gym […]

JUST REDUCED!! 3301 Brockton Road, Jefferson, Georgia

Posted on: January 12th, 2018 by Brittani Bone

Completely updated home on private 5 acres! 3301 Brockton Rd offers all new flooring and updated baths! There is a great room with stone fireplace, keeping room, formal dining room, spacious kitchen with breakfast room and a large owner’s suite with private porch access. The home also features a large deck, detached carport, storage building […]

Millennial First Time Home Buyers in the Greater Athens Area

Posted on: January 10th, 2018 by JenniferWestmoreland

Millennials Search for Unconventional Down Payment Funds, but at What Cost? We’ve had several questions from customers recently about unconventional down payment funds, and wanted to share this information with you to potentially help you out! Interested in looking for your first home in the greater Athens area? Submit a request for contact or give […]

5 Hints to Help Beat the Winter “Blahs” in the Greater Athens Area

Posted on: January 5th, 2018 by JenniferWestmoreland

BEAT THE WINTER “BLAHS” (Information via Keller Williams) Five Quick Tips to Help You Beat the Winter Blahs Are the short days and cold weather getting you down? Here are some fun ideas to help you beat the season. Get Outside and Play Bundle up and get outside for some exercise, especially on sunny days. […]

This Month in Real Estate January 2018

Posted on: January 5th, 2018 by JenniferWestmoreland

Real Estate Trends – Interested in Your Neighborhood? (Information via Keller Williams) According to the National Association of REALTORS®, existing home sales accelerated significantly in November, reaching their fastest rate of growth in over 10 years. In spite of ongoing inventory constraints, particularly in the starter-home segment, and a healthy, growing median home price, homes […]

JUST LISTED!! 210 Talmadge Lane, Arnoldsville, Georgia

Posted on: January 3rd, 2018 by Brittani Bone

Cute split foyer home on large 1.5 acre lot with fenced rear yard! The home features three bedrooms on the main/upper level, along with two baths, great room with fireplace, kitchen with all appliances, breakfast room and formal dining room. The lower level offers two additional rooms with potential for a home office and den, […]

Purchasing Real Estate in College Towns

Posted on: January 3rd, 2018 by JenniferWestmoreland

Thinking of moving near campus in the greater Athens area? There is excitement in the air, as our Dawgs have advanced to the championship game! Most of us agree that living in the greater Athens area is one of the best decisions that we have made! Living in a college town often includes attractions, special […]

TOO LATE!! 3381 Maddison Avenue, Watkinsville, Georgia

Posted on: January 2nd, 2018 by Brittani Bone

Great one level plan! 3381 Maddison Avenue offers an open floor plan with 4 bedrooms and three full baths on a large 1+ acre lot! LISTED AT: $340,000 UNDER CONTRACT Tweet

JUST REDUCED!! 1140 Long Creek Drive, Watkinsville, Georgia

Posted on: January 1st, 2018 by Brittani Bone

Old Waverly Gem! This home offers a large 1.3 acre private lot with two levels of outdoor entertaining space! The open and inviting floor plan features an office or formal living room, great room with built ins, plus a keeping room off of the spacious kitchen. The owner’s bath suite has been recently updated with […]

NEW CONSTRUCTION!! 149 Timothy Park Lane, Athens, Georgia

Posted on: January 1st, 2018 by Brittani Bone

Gorgeous new construction in brand new Village Park subdivision! 149 Timothy Park Lane features the Maplewood Plan with 4 bedrooms, and 3.5 baths. This home features hardwood floors throughout the main level, and lots of natural light. Upon entry, you are greeted by a beautiful two story foyer and dining room. The inviting floor plan […]

Top 10 New Years Resolutions for 2018

Posted on: December 29th, 2017 by JenniferWestmoreland

Here are this year’s most popular resolutions. (Information and photo via Keller Williams) It’s that time of year! If you’ve resolved to ring out the old and start the New Year with clean slate, you’re in good company. Here are the this year’s most popular resolutions: 10. Find a new / better job 9. Volunteer […]

NEW CONSTRUCTION!! 130 Ruthwood Lane, Athens, Georgia

Posted on: December 29th, 2017 by Brittani Bone

UNDER CONSTRUCTION!! Beautiful home featuring the Cherokee Rose plan! Located in one of Athens’ premier, new construction subdivisions, this home features high end finishes, custom details and quality materials throughout! The one level plan offers site finished hardwood floors throughout the main living space, an owner’s suite with double vanities, large tile shower and walk […]

SOLD U SO!! 2655 Maddison Avenue, Watkinsville, Georgia

Posted on: December 29th, 2017 by Brittani Bone

Oconee County new construction home featuring The Dream Plan! This open and inviting home offers a great room with fireplace and eat-in kitchen w/ island and granite countertops, plus an office and half bath. The owner’s suite is on the main level along with 2 additional bedrooms and full bath. A 4th bedroom and full […]

5 Helpful Hints for First Time Homebuyers

Posted on: December 27th, 2017 by JenniferWestmoreland

Shopping for your first home in the greater Athens area Information via Hannah Harris at Jennifer Westmoreland & Associates         Thinking of purchasing your first home, or just looking for some helpful hints in the home purchase process? Here are 5 helpful hints from Hannah at Team JWA! Get pre-qualified with a […]

Team JWA 2018 Dog Calendars

Posted on: December 27th, 2017 by JenniferWestmoreland

2018 Dog Calendars to Benefit the Athens Area Humane Society Now Available! The Jennifer Westmoreland & Associates 2018 dog calendars to benefit the Athens Area Humane Society are now available! The calendar was created from client and community dog submissions, featuring monthly themes! Calendars are $15 each, with proceeds benefiting the AAHS. These make fantastic […]

JUST REDUCED!! 51 St. Mark Place, Bogart, Georgia

Posted on: December 21st, 2017 by Brittani Bone

This beautiful home features the popular Frank Betz Roswell plan, offering a formal dining room, great room with fireplace and a kitchen with breakfast area, island, granite counter tops and stainless appliances. The spacious owner’s suite is on the main level, as well as 2 additional bedrooms and a full bath. A 4th bedroom and […]

SOLD U SO!! 1090 Northwoods Road, Watkinsville, Georgia

Posted on: December 21st, 2017 by Brittani Bone

Completely renovated ranch in Oconee County’s convenient Northwest Woods! This home features a beautiful new kitchen with large island that is open to the dining room, living room and keeping room. All baths are new, new flooring, lighting, fixtures. There is a deck overlooking the backyard, and there is a barn, great for storage or […]

Best Wishes This Holiday Season

Posted on: December 18th, 2017 by JenniferWestmoreland

Best Wishes from the team at Jennifer Westmoreland & Associates Best wishes for a warm and relaxing holiday season. We are so grateful for each of our clients, and appreciate your support in 2017. We look forward to serving you and your family and friends in 2018 and beyond! Do you have special holiday traditions? […]

Potential Home Improvement Projects for Home Resale

Posted on: December 18th, 2017 by JenniferWestmoreland

Which projects might be the best to complete when thinking about home resale? Information via Brandon McEachern with Jennifer Westmoreland & Associates As usual, the kitchen is the focal point on interior value.  From there, it’s the bathrooms and wood floors (instead of carpet) which boost your return.  But what folks may be missing is […]

JUST REDUCED!! 1180 Bonnet Point Lane, Watkinsville, Georgia

Posted on: December 15th, 2017 by Brittani Bone

Gorgeous and private! Close to Oconee County High School! This stunning home offers a large cul-de-sac lot and inviting floor plan. The two story foyer welcomes you upon entry and flows into the living room and formal dining room. The kitchen features granite countertops, stainless appliances, custom cabinetry and a large breakfast room with access […]

SOLD U SO!! 151 Sleepy Creek Drive, Athens, Georgia

Posted on: December 15th, 2017 by Brittani Bone

PRICED TO SELL!!! Conveniently located, one level, ground floor condo in Five Points just off of Lumpkin Street! 151 Sleepy Creek Drive offers 2 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms. The condo features a great room/dining room combo and an open kitchen with doors to a private patio. The neighborhood is next to Memorial Park and […]

JUST LISTED!! 0 Government Station Road, Watkinsville, Georgia

Posted on: December 13th, 2017 by Brittani Bone

Check out this 1.5 (+/-) acre residential lot in Oconee County! LISTED AT: $70,000 Tweet

ACCA Santa for a Senior Success

Posted on: December 11th, 2017 by JenniferWestmoreland

Jennifer Westmoreland & Associates Supports Seniors at the Athens Community Council on Aging We had so much fun shopping for seniors at the Athens Community Council on Aging this year, and were happy to support the ACCA Santa for a Senior program! These gifts are on their way to the Athens Community Council on Aging […]

SOLD U SO!! 1730 Julian Drive, Watkinsville, Georgia

Posted on: December 8th, 2017 by Brittani Bone

One level brick ranch in the popular North Oconee school district! This home features a great floorplan, offering a large great room with fireplace, formal dining room, a spacious kitchen with breakfast room and a split bedroom arrangement. All bedrooms are oversized and have ample closet space. The home also offers a partially fenced rear […]

Home Care Tips December 2017

Posted on: December 7th, 2017 by JenniferWestmoreland

Home Care Tips in the Greater Athens Area (information via Keller Williams) You can keep your home in top shape with simple tasks throughout the year. This month, be sure to: Check your basement windows for drafts and/or cracked panes. Check on supplies around the home that could will be helpful if there’s a weather […]

This Month in Real Estate December 2017

Posted on: December 7th, 2017 by JenniferWestmoreland

Current Real Estate Trends in the Greater Athens Area (Information via Keller Williams) December 2017 Market Update According to the National Association of REALTORS®, existing home sales picked up in October, overcoming ongoing inventory shortages. Healthy job growth and wage increases are fueling continued strong demand in much of the country. Interest Rates   According […]

Buyers in Athens and Oconee Looking For Homes

Posted on: December 4th, 2017 by JenniferWestmoreland

Buyers in Athens and Oconee Looking For Homes Do you have anything these buyers are seeking? The current market certainly seems to be a sellers market, especially in certain price points and neighborhoods here in the Athens area. Have you been thinking about listing your house due to a growing family, downsizing or for other […]

SOLD U SO!! 1305 Whitlow Creek Drive, Bishop, Georgia

Posted on: December 1st, 2017 by Brittani Bone

Located in Oconee County’s popular Whitlow Creek! 1305 Whitlow Creek Drive is an almost new, 4 bedroom/2.5 bath home with a full unfinished basement. The main level offers a formal dining room, great room with fireplace and breakfast nook with built in bench seating. All of the stainless kitchen appliances remain. There is also a […]

1061 Darlington Drive, Watkinsville, Georgia

Posted on: December 1st, 2017 by Brittani Bone

New home with unfinished basement in Oconee County’s convenient Thornwood subdivision! The home offers a great room with fireplace, and kitchen with granite counter tops. There are three bedrooms on the main level plus a fourth with private bath upstairs. LISTED AT: $325,000 Tweet

SOLD U SO!! 589 Saddle Ridge Drive, Bethlehem, Georgia

Posted on: November 30th, 2017 by Brittani Bone

This split level home is conveniently located minutes to shopping and restaurants, plus it is near highway 316 in Bethlehem offering an easy commute to Athens, Atlanta and Monroe. There are 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths on the main level, along with a great room, living room, formal dining room and a spacious and […]

NEW CONSTRUCTION!! 3218 Maddison Avenue, Watkinsville, Georgia

Posted on: November 30th, 2017 by Brittani Bone

UNDER CONSTRUCTION!!! This home features the Jones XL plan with hardwood floors throughout the main living areas and granite counter tops, custom cabinets and soft close drawers in the kitchen. The open floor plan also offers a formal dining room, great room with fireplace, kitchen with breakfast room and a half bath on the main […]

JUST REDUCED!! 1110 Grey Drive, Watkinsville, Georgia

Posted on: November 30th, 2017 by Brittani Bone

This Jennings Mill traditional home offers a private lot located beside the lake, and features great outdoor spaces, including a screened porch, deck and patio areas! This spacious home includes a formal living room, dining room and great room with fireplace that is open to the kitchen. The kitchen offers solid surface countertops, a gas […]

Team JWA Pet Food Donation Drive for the Athens Community Council on Aging

Posted on: November 29th, 2017 by JenniferWestmoreland

Jennifer Westmoreland & Associates “Pound for Pound” December Pet Food Drive At Jennifer Westmoreland & Associates, one of our passions is in assisting pets in need in the greater Athens area. The Athens Community Council on Aging has begun a Meals on Wheels for pets donation program, and we are happy to help support this […]

JUST LISTED!! 671 Chesterfield Road, Bogart, Georgia

Posted on: November 27th, 2017 by Brittani Bone

Immaculate brick traditional home with a great floor plan! 671 Chesterfield Rd offers an open great room with fireplace, dining room, owner’s suite and two additional bedrooms on the main level; plus a fourth bedroom is upstairs with a full bath stubbed and ready to be finished. This home sits on a corner lot with […]

5 Tips for Christmas Tree Safety

Posted on: November 27th, 2017 by JenniferWestmoreland

Christmas Tree Safety in the Greater Athens Area (Information and photo via Keller Williams)   It’s hard not to get into the holiday spirit when you bring out the ornaments and decorate your tree. Keep in mind however that both real and artificial trees can pose a hazard in your home if they are not […]

Let’s Talk Turkey in Athens GA

Posted on: November 22nd, 2017 by JenniferWestmoreland

(Information and photo via Keller Williams) It’s Thanksgiving again, and Americans everywhere will be sitting down for a hearty meal with friends and family featuring the star of the show – the Thanksgiving turkey. Did you know these fun facts about the turkey? 1. Contrary to popular myth, Ben Franklin did not advocate for the […]

SOLD U SO!! 1841 Whippoorwill Road, Watkinsville, Georgia

Posted on: November 22nd, 2017 by Brittani Bone

UNDER CONTRACT IN 1 DAY!!! Gorgeous Cape Cod style home on 3.88 acres with 5 bedrooms, 3.5 baths! Great location in the popular Oconee County school district! LISTED AT: $525,000 SOLD Tweet

Team JWA Santa for a Senior

Posted on: November 22nd, 2017 by JenniferWestmoreland

Be a Santa for a Senior in Athens with Team JWA! Join Team JWA, along with several other local businesses, as we join forces to provide presents to seniors who otherwise might not receive a gift this holiday season. In partnership with Home Instead Senior Care, Athens Community Council on Aging, a local nonprofit, will identify seniors […]

SOLD U SO!! 405 Falling Shoals Trail, Athens, Georgia

Posted on: November 21st, 2017 by Brittani Bone

This immaculate home offers a great floor plan on a large, cul-de-sac lot in east Athens’ popular Falling Shoals! The home offers hardwood flooring, a formal dining room, great room with fireplace, granite and stainless appliances in the kitchen and a main level owner’s suite! Three additional bedrooms are also on the main with a […]

Athens GA Community Thanksgiving Feast

Posted on: November 21st, 2017 by JenniferWestmoreland

Will you be in Athens and looking for lunch plans for Thanksgiving on Thursday? Consider going to Five Bar in Downtown Athens for a delicious meal to benefit Project Safe! Information via the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce. FIVE, the restaurant on the corner of N. Hull Street and W. Clayton Avenue, will be hosting […]

Holiday Special at Lee Ridge in Watkinsville

Posted on: November 16th, 2017 by JenniferWestmoreland

New Construction in Oconee County Looking for new construction in Oconee County? Take a look at this holiday special, then submit a request for contact or give us a call today! Learn more about Lee Ridge and what’s available here. Tweet

Greater Athens GA Turkey Cooking Tips

Posted on: November 13th, 2017 by JenniferWestmoreland

Are you in charge of cooking the Thanksgiving Turkey this year? Here are a few reminders for all the chefs out there. (Information and photo via Keller Williams) Buying the Right Size Bird It actually depends on how many people you are serving. Smaller turkeys will have less meat and more bone in comparison to […]

SOLD U SO!! 1010 Bouldercrest Court, Watkinsville, Georgia

Posted on: November 9th, 2017 by Brittani Bone

Adorable cottage in popular Oconee County school district!   This Watkinsville home offers a newer roof, great room with fireplace, plus granite and stainless appliances in the kitchen! The owner’s suite on the main level and offers an updated mater bath. There are two spacious bedrooms and a full bath upstairs. The basement has some […]

8 Home Care Tips for November

Posted on: November 6th, 2017 by JenniferWestmoreland

Help Maintain Your Home in the Greater Athens Area (Information via Keller Williams)   You can keep your home in top shape with simple tasks throughout the year. This month, be sure to: Service your kitchen disposal by grinding several cups of ice cubes. Make sure any outdoor furniture is put away or properly covered, […]

SOLD U SO!! 1011 Mallard Circle, Bogart, Georgia

Posted on: November 6th, 2017 by Brittani Bone

Immaculate traditional home in popular North Oconee school district! This home features hardwood flooring, an open kitchen with granite countertops, breakfast room, formal dining room, vaulted great room with fireplace and an oversize owner’s suite on the main level. Upstairs, there are three additional bedrooms and two full baths. The large, 1.25 acre lot is […]

SOLD U SO!! 675 Riverhill Drive, Athens, Georgia

Posted on: November 2nd, 2017 by Brittani Bone

Almost 2 acres on the river in Beechwood! This home offers a great opportunity to be minutes to everything, but also enjoy a huge lot with privacy. 675 Riverhill Drive features a one level, contemporary ranch plan with a large great room with fireplace, formal dining room, and a large kitchen with breakfast room overlooking […]

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