Georgia Mountains and Valleys

Welcome to the North Georgia Mountains! Whether you're looking for a vacation cabin, full-time residence, or Real Estate investment, the Ellijay / Gilmer County area holds a lot of opportunities. The mountains, lakes, creeks, pastures, and people offer something for everyone wanting a high quality of life without the high price found in competing Real Estate markets. Additionally, Gilmer County is located at the crossroads of several major highways that provide short travel times to Atlanta, Chattanooga, and Asheville. Having close proximity to national forests, parks, lakes, rivers, major airports, sports venues, theaters, art studios, shopping centers, and historical sites makes the Ellijay, Georgia area one of the fasting growing areas in the Southeastern United States.


Since the early 1980s, Gilmer County has had wide spread appeal to weekend cabin owners from the Metro Atlanta area, seasonal vacation homeowners from Florida, and retirees relocating to Ellijay from all over the world for their retirement years. Quickly rising property values, brought on by years of unregulated growth, are being affected by new zoning and land use regulations that may restrict or prohibit a developer's investment potential. Sometimes homeowners find the local market changing quickly, due to factors occurring hundreds of miles away like the storm-ravaged coasts of the Southern United States. All these different influences on the Gilmer County Real Estate market make prudent decisions very challenging in today's market.

James E. Fox, Jr. is committed to providing real estate buyers, sellers, and investors with the information they need to make prudent decisions regarding the quickly changing Gilmer County real estate market. Jim was educated as an Accountant (B. A. Florida State University 1979), licensed as a General Contractor in Florida (1979), a Real Estate Agent in Georgia (1986), and a Certified Real Estate Appraiser in Georgia (1991).

Jim has the business experience and market awareness that will provide valuable insight when making decisions that could affect your Real Estate investments for years to come.

Wildlife of Ellijay

Jim Fox has lived in Gilmer County since 1985, making the North Georgia Mountains his home after moving from Naples, Florida. Many clients, friends, family members, and business associates have made Real Estate investments in Gilmer County based on Jim's uncommon knowledge of the area and common sense approach to giving people honest, practical, professional advice on their Real Estate purchases.

If you're just finding Ellijay and Gilmer County, or if you've been here all of your life, give Jim Fox an opportunity to serve your Real Estate needs by calling him at 706-889-3460.

You'll be glad that you did.