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House Hunt: Traditional Sales

Details on five non-distressed properties on the market in Buford this week.

We have all heard about the deals you can get these days if you are willing to wait through the lengthy short sale process. Foreclosures on the market also frequently present buyers with additional big bargains on bank-owned properties. What is getting more and more difficult to find is the typical owner, selling their home through their real estate agent in what is called a traditional sale.

On the other side of things, potential sellers have to position their home on the market while considering the significant savings that buyers may get going another route, such as a short sale. There are many benefits to buyers when working with a homeowner such as dealing with a single person or couple instead of a large financial corporation.

More often than not, it is simpler to get these transactions done swiftly and smoothly as the two parties are dealing directly with each other.

This week, House Hunt takes a close look at five homes on the market that are not short sales or foreclosures, but traditional sales. Click on the address link for all the details of that particular property.

1.  2412 Rock Springs Road  $449,000

This beautiful custom built luxury home on a large private lot has five bedrooms and four and a half baths. It has been professionally decorated including designer paint and upgraded light fixtures throughout the home. The owner’s suite is on the main level along with two additional bedrooms. The gourmet kitchen includes a keeping room and breakfast room. Two other secondary bedrooms are on the second level. A 3 car garage, level lot and full basement with plenty of room to grow complete the package. This stunning home has barely been lived in!

2.  3278 Aberrone Place  $399,900

This four bedroom, three and a half bath custom builder home in the Aberrone neighborhood has all the executive finishes. Upgrades include four sides brick, trim package, hardwood floors and trey ceilings. The large, chef’s kitchen boasts granite countertops, double ovens, and a keeping room with fireplace. The four bedrooms include a master on main complete with a huge master bath. A gorgeous sunroom overlooks a beautiful private backyard horse pasture. This home also features a full, daylight basement.  It is one of the largest homes in the community, located in a great school district.

3.  175 N. Alexander Street  $249,900

Incredible oasis in downtown Buford! This home is listed as a two-bedroom, three-bath but there are two other rooms that are well suited for bedrooms. There are many additions to this property including extended decks, an additional carport, a hot tub, new roof and air conditioner system as well as a deck overlooking a pond with professionally landscaped plants and shrubs. A one of a kind home on 1.6 acres just blocks from downtown, this is truly a diamond in the rough!

4.  3242 Sandy Branch Drive  $239,900

A gorgeous master on main floor plan with four bedrooms and two-and-a-half baths, this home is part of the active Ellsworth Glen swim/tennis, clubhouse and playground community. It has been wonderfully maintained and features a new roof and new interior and exterior paint. There is hardwood flooring in the large kitchen as well as a breakfast room and keeping room with fireplace. Corian countertops, a tile backsplash and stainless steel appliances compliment the kitchen. The home also includes a screened in porch, a patio and a storage room. Your large master suite features a luxurious bath with tile flooring, dual vanities and a jetted tub. The backyard is fenced in and offers a wonderful leveled area. This home is simply immaculate!

5.  5691 Crest Hill Drive  $175,500

A craftsman style home in the Creekmont subdivision, this house has four bedrooms and two and a half baths. It is conveniently located near Lake Lanier in the Lanier High School district. The large master suite features a spa bath with separate shower, garden tub and cultured marble. There are hardwoods throughout the home and a beautiful kitchen you must see as well as a built in computer area with desk. This home won’t be on the market long at this price!

Click here to view all homes on the market in Buford and visit our website www.searchingbufordhomes.com to create a custom search.

Click here to view all the foreclosures on the market in Buford.

For more information on these or other Buford homes, call Scott Lacy, email him at scottlacy@kw.com or follow @ScottTheRealtor on Twitter.

Listing information is based on current data from the Georgia Multiple Listing Service (MLS).

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