Posted by: dagmarsands | April 14, 2014

Things you need to know before buying real estate in Georgia !!

Things you need to know before buying real estate in Georgia !!

  • Rules, Regulations, Laws and Taxes differ from state to state – Georgia May be different from what you know if you are relocating from another state.
  • Georgia is NOT a Community Property state
  • Trusts cannot own property in Georgia
  • Georgia requires closing with an Attorney
  • Title Companies only issue policies, they do not conduct closings
  • Some counties have NO zoning
  • It is essential to have Covenants, Restrictions and Well/Water Agreements if applicable
  • Many roads are private, not maintained by the County therefore road maintenance Agreements are a necessity
  • Having a Real Estate agent is essential and you should find an agent that has experience, your best interest in mind and represents you EXCLUSIVELY!


Dagmar Sands – Real Estate International – World Class Real Estate Broker – Atlanta, GA – Georgia Real Estate



  1. It is amazing how different each state can be when it comes to real estate. I operate out of Indianapolis and we have trust buyers and title companies conduct our closings. It was fun learning how Georgia operates, thanks for sharing!

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