Joe Edge

Joe Edge is a lifelong Augusta GA native. He graduated from Evans high school in 2000 and served four years in the United States Marine Corps right out of High School. Joe has been married for 18 years and has five children.
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Opinion: Paying Off Your Home Can Be a Financial Mistake

Joe Edge explains the nuts and bolts of real estate debt and how it can actually be a benefit.

Opinion: Property Tax Increases Hurt Apartment Renters Most

Apartment rental rates in the Augusta/Richmond County are skyrocketing. The main culprit for higher rents locally is a property tax increase that occurred in 2020...

News Analysis: Audit Shows Mayor’s Credit Card Use Violated State Law

An internal audit commissioned by Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis shows that the Mayor’s Office violated both state law and city procurement procedures with the use...

Opinion: Regency Mall is Not the Real Problem

The Regency Mall problem is not the roadblock to growth in the District 5 area. The mall has sat idle for years, a scourge on...

Opinion: Demographics Show Downtown Augusta Cannot Sustain Grocery Store Chain

If we as a community want a new grocery store downtown, we must first be honest with ourselves on why we have been unsuccessful in...

Lamar Building: Past, Present and Future

For seven years, one of Augusta’s largest buildings has sat idle. The sleeping giant Lamar Building was foreclosed on in August 2014 and later sold in 2016 for $820,000. The building contains just over 96,000 square feet of space.

Landlords Win Big as Eviction Ban is Overturned in Federal Court

Judge Dabney L. Friedrich of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has no...

Environmental Problems With Real Estate Can Be Avoided

There is nothing worse for a property owner than to find out their property has an environmental problem. Contamination is one of the few hurdles...

Real Estate Is The Best Hedge Against Inflation

Inflation is likely to grow at a larger rate the next 10 years than previously expected. Financial experts nationwide are not in agreement as to...

Evans Community Center For Sale

(Editors Note: Joe Edge is the president and broker in charge of Sherman & Hemstreet Real Estate Co. and listing agent for the property in...

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