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Metro Atlanta is gearing up for another winter storm. This week’s forecast calls for temperatures below freezing along with ice and a good dusting of snow starting Friday. All this winter weather can wreak havoc on your home if you are unprepared. Before the storm hits, there are a few simple steps you can take to avoid the mess and expense of the most common problem that comes with cold weather: frozen pipes that burst and cause water leaks, flooding, and damage.

Simple Checklist to Avoid Frozen Pipes

  • Start on the outside of your home by disconnecting garden hoses.  Drain the hoses appropriately before storing for the winter.
  • Turn off water to outside faucets by using the valve inside your home.  Drain the remaining water by allowing it
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Are you currently renting and trying to decide if homeownership is right for you? The decision to rent a home or buy one can be especially hard in today’s housing market. After all, home prices have skyrocketed over the past two years and so have rental costs. Could your money be better used in the investment of a home? Consider these five important factors as you deliberate:

Rents Continue to Rise Quickly

Most renters are notified as their lease draws to an end that rent will go up if they choose to renew. It’s common practice, especially for those with a one-year lease. Payments will continue to climb year after year. Homeowners with a traditional, 30-year fixed rate mortgage can rest assured that their housing costs will remain steady, while

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2021 was the year of SOLD. So many Peggy Slappey Properties clients saw their homes sell over asking price, with minimum days on the market, many to all-cash buyers who never saw the home in person. Multiple offer situations were the norm in 2021, as buyers flooded the market, which remained at near record low inventory in the metro Atlanta area for much of the year. This seller’s market was a dream come true for those looking to sell but caused headaches for buyers… and buyer’s agents.

Now that 2022 is here, the question on everyone’s mind is: Will home prices come down this year?

There is great news predicted for housing in the coming year. According to the experts at Realtor.com, home prices are expected to keep rising, but at a much slower

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You’re Invited! Peggy Slappey Properties and Richardson Housing Group are excited to announce the official Grand Opening of RHG’s newest community: Townes at Greenleaf. Join us on Saturday, January 8th from 1pm to 4pm in this great Gwinnett community, where you can be among the first to choose a beautiful new home and take advantage of Grand Opening prices available for a limited time only.

Townes at Greenleaf

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Located in charming Lilburn, Georgia, Townes at Greenleaf features a dynamic mix of both single-family homes and townhomes. Each home will be complete with popular finishes like quartz countertops, stainless-steel appliances, and stylish LVP flooring. These homes will showcase RHG’s most popular

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Peggy Slappey Properties and Labb Homes invite you this week to beautiful Baylee Preserve, where new homes are now under construction and available for sale!

3330 Elkhorn Ridge Run, Dacula, GA 30019: $449,900

 

4 Bedrooms, 2 Full Baths, 1 Half-Bath

Welcome to the Cameron Plan, filled with outstanding features that are upgrades elsewhere. The kitchen is spacious, with an abundance of white cabinets, a walk-in pantry, a large island, stainless-steel appliances, and quartz countertops. Outside, there is a covered back patio that includes a fireplace – the perfect spot to relax and enjoy the private backyard. Upstairs is the generous owner’s suite complete with luxurious finishes, as well as three secondary bedrooms.

For a limited time,

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Welcome to Cottages at Noble Village, a popular, active adult community located in downtown Lilburn, Georgia. Right now, there are three elegant ranch townhomes available for immediate purchase!

Design Features

Homes at Cottages at Noble Village feature high-end finishes for a luxurious, European cottage style aesthetic. Kitchens are designed for accessibility and convenience with a large island perfect for entertaining, with granite or quartz countertops, stainless-steel appliances, tile backsplash, and both recessed and pendant lighting. Owner’s suites are elegantly finished with a walk-in closet, double vanities, and a tiled, step-free shower.

Exterior home features at Noble Village include low profile front entryways, level yards,

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Peggy Slappey Properties and Richardson Housing Group are excited to announce news from another exciting community coming soon to beautiful Lilburn, Georgia. We will be welcoming buyers to Townes at Greenleaf as soon as January 2022! This community features single family homes with up to four bedrooms starting from the $400’s, with versatile townhomes slated for later in in the year. Construction on the first homes is now well underway!

Home Features

Located in charming Lilburn, Townes at Greenleaf offers open-concept floorplans designed for modern life and ideal for entertaining. Homes feature stylish LVP flooring on the first floor, including in the family room.  Each spacious kitchen will showcase quartz countertops, subway tile backsplash

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Peggy Slappey Properties and NSC Builders welcomes you this December to Traditions of Braselton, where new homes are now under construction and available!

Traditions of Braselton: A Resort-Style Community

Traditions of Braselton offers resort-style amenities, including an on-site 18-hole golf course. There is also a newly renovated owner’s clubhouse perfect for gatherings and events, along with a Junior Olympic swimming pool complete with a splash zone and slide. Practice your tennis game on the community’s six lighted courts or take a stroll down the easy, rolling walking paths.

Great Jefferson, Georgia Location

Nestled in a quiet corner of western Jackson County, Traditions offers a convenient Jefferson, Georgia location. There

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As 2021 draws to a close, Richardson Housing Group and Peggy Slappey Properties are looking to close out popular Baylee Preserve in Dacula, Georgia. Just two homes remain in this beautiful Gwinnett County community, where convenience, outstanding craftsmanship, and timeless style combine. Both homes are now under construction. For all the latest updates, please call the agents listed below. 

3419 Elkhorn Ridge Run - 5 Bedrooms, 3 Baths - $513,650

 

This is one of RHG's most popular floor plans, the Cumberland with a full, daylight basement. With a wide open kitchen and living room, this home features a stained oak hardwood staircase and laminate wood flooring throughout the main level. The kitchen is the hub of this home, featuring white

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Best of Gwinnett voting is now open! Every year, residents and consumers in Gwinnett County cast their votes to name their favorite local businesses, and now is your chance to be heard. The contest is run by Gwinnett Magazine, which showcases these local businesses every year. Name your favorite restaurant, the best local grocery store, and - of course - your favorite real estate company!

Cast your vote with just the click of a button until December 31st, 2021. You can vote once every 24 hours. No subscription is necessary, but if you decide to sign up, you won't be disappointed with the quality information Gwinnett Magazine provides. We hope you'll choose Peggy Slappey Properties in the Real Estate category! Visit Best of Gwinnett to vote today.

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