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Tue Nov 8, 2016
Christy asked:
Tue Dec 1, 2015
Diane Christner answered:
I agree, verify the mortgage license number, also check Better Business Bureau to see if there are complaints in their state or origin and also in your state. Talk to some local lenders and see what other options are available to you. Would never suggest anyone send a large sum of money off to strangers without knowing more up front. ... more
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Tue Aug 20, 2013
Sammy Thieme answered:
Stepless ranch homes are fairly common here. I have one coming on the market in Dawsonville (a few miles from the GA Highway 400 Corridor). I would be more than happy to help you in your search.

Sammy Thieme
Re/Max All Properties
30 Years of Full-time Experience
(678) 936-1607
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Tue Jan 15, 2013
Alan Grizzle answered:
The property is owned by BRIAR PATCH HOLDINS LLC according to the tax records.
If you are looking for property in Dahlonega I will be happy to help you. I have lived in Dahlonega my entire life and know the area very well. Check out my web site below. ... more
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Fri Nov 9, 2012
Alan Grizzle answered:
Yes it is off Long Branch Rd. How else can I help you?
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Thu Aug 30, 2012
cherylgibbins answered:
I have a townhome just down the street from lumpking county high school.
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Wed Jun 20, 2012
Rodney Mason answered:
Hi Elaine,
Yes, Fannie Mae now has a Delayed Financing Exception. We are required to document that the funds used for the cash purchase did come from an acceptable source of the borrower's own funds. A good paper trail will be needed for that. The maximum LTV would be based on the lesser of the sales price or the current appraised value.

To get Pre-Qualified, you can submit your request online at

Rodney Mason, NMLS #151088
Sr Loan Officer
Prospect Mortgage
825 Juniper St NE, Atlanta, GA 30308
Office: (404) 591-2453
Apply Online at
Licensed in Alabama & Georgia

Prospect Mortgage offers a full selection of mortgage programs including:
Conventional | FHA | FHA 580-639 FICO | FHA 203K Renovation (Streamline & Consultant) | HomePath® | HomePath® Renovation | HomeStyle® Renovation | VA | USDA | GA Dream | Jumbo Financing
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Sat Apr 28, 2012
Gary Kaupman answered:

Yes, it's a code for the bank that owns the property. Listings that say
-BAT1 are owned by Community and Southern Bank. based in Atlanta, which has taken over a number of failed banks in Georgia.
-BAT2 is Renasant Bank which is based in Tupelo MS and which has does the same across the SE.
-BAT3 is Community and and Trust which was based in Cornelia GA and, when it failed, was taken over by South Carolina Bank and Trust.

The question is not dumb, because knowing the negotiating style of the bank that owns the property is helpful. In general, because they have agreements with the FDIC that relate to how they deal with these "inherited" foreclosures these banks don't get far from their asking prices, though they do lower prices over time. Note that I said, in general.


Gary Kaupman
Georgia Mountains Group
Atlanta Intown Real Estate Services
land: 706.636.3589
mobile: 404.276.1416
fax: 866.444.8143
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Wed Feb 16, 2011
Alan Grizzle answered:
Stop by Butler Furnature on the square in Dahlonega. Ask for Barbara, she manages all of those for the owner. To view other properties you can go to my website and click the rental tab. ... more
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Sat Jan 15, 2011
Alan Grizzle answered:
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