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August 2017

Found 7 blog entries for August 2017.

At PSP, we’re gearing up for REALTOR Safety Month in September, and just in case you were not present for our continuing education class entitled, “Real Estate Assault Awareness,” here are some of the important points that you missed:

The class instructor was Ken Malcolm, a 32-year veteran of the Covington Police Department and Criminology Professor at Georgia State University. Malcolm started the course by saying there are two types of “bad guys:” the opportunist and the predator.  “Both love to target real estate professionals,” he said. “Of all the courses you’ll take, this one is the most important.”

While an opportunist will be encouraged to action when the right circumstances present themselves, a predator acts with forethought and

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Each year, thousands of Gwinnett County consumers cast their votes to decide what businesses are the “Best of Gwinnett,” a contest run by Gwinnett Magazine.  We are excited to announce that Peggy Slappey Properties won in 2016’s Real Estate category!  

This year, Peggy Slappey Properties celebrates its 35th Anniversary, and being named "Best of Gwinnett" is icing on the cake.  The company began with just three employees in one tiny office and has now grown to over 40 agents representing families, investors, and builders across the Metro Atlanta area.

Our agents are the best in the business, and it shows in the votes they received during the competition.  Each day, they represent the PSP name with honest, conscientious service.  Every one of our

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Southern Orchard Group and Peggy Slappey Properties invite all agents to tour The Orchard at Mill Creek, where we’ll be tailgating Tuesday, September 19th with The Varsity Food Truck and amazing giveaways. 

In addition to smaller prizes we’ll surprise you with during the event, you can also win a 2-night stay at Grove Park Inn in Ashville, North Carolina!*  Get ONE entry just for attending the event.  Better yet, lock down ONE additional entry for touring the community prior to the event. (Call 770-712-0633 today to score that advantage.) Score TWO entries for bringing a buyer to the tour. Receive FIVE entries when your buyer writes a contract.

Some lucky agent will win big on September 19th, and we can’t wait to see who it will be!

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Peggy Slappey Properties’ August Sales Meeting showcased two of the brokerage’s top producing agents:  Wayne Kelley for New Home Sales, and John Slappey for General Brokerage/Resales.  The two agents fielded questions that ran from “What is the best marketing tool you use to promote yourself?” to “How do you survive the lean times?” In case you missed it, here are the highlights: 

John Slappey made the switch from new home sales to general brokerage during the most recent market downturn.  The change was out of necessity, as he branched out into resales, short sales, and rental management.  He stressed the importance of choosing a system for lead generation and sticking to it. “You’ve got to have discipline,” he said.  “Personal accountability is

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Southern Orchard Group and Peggy Slappey Properties invite you to tour The Orchard at Mill Creek  in Auburn, where high-end, luxurious finishes come standard.

The Orchard at Mill Creek offers spacious, innovative new homes starting in the $300’s. Homes feature real brick and stone exteriors, granite counter tops in the kitchens and baths, stainless steel appliances, gas stoves and cook tops, hardwood floors, and beautiful deluxe trim packages – all as standard features.

Generous secondary bedrooms allow space for the entire family.  Master suites include a sitting room, walk-in closets, and a spa-like master bathroom. Covered back porches/patios are also standard, so you’ll have a relaxing space to enjoy the outdoors.

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Closing day is just around the corner, and you haven’t yet decided how all your belongings will get from the old house to the new one.  It’s time to consider hiring a moving company.  But how do you choose a mover that won’t take advantage of you?  Check out our 7 tips for hiring the best movers in the business:

  1. Require References.  If you’ve found a moving company with a simple search online, always get references!  Check social media accounts, Yelp reviews, and ask the company for legitimate references you can call to ask questions.  Even when a company has been recommended by friends or family, it’s a good idea to ask for additional references. Remember, you can always check with the Better Business Bureau, too, to see if any complaints have
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The residents of Creekside Village enjoyed fun in the sun this past weekend as Peggy Slappey Properties and Smith Douglas threw a pool party to celebrate the amazing summer season.  With the Atlanta Burger Truck on hand to provide lunch, the event drew neighbors from all corners of the community who dropped in to swim, chat, and eat.  With neighbors so friendly and homes so well designed, it’s easy to see why Creekside Village homes are selling so quickly.

The community is located just off GA 53 in the quaint City of Hoschton, near the new Braselton Northeast Georgia Medical Center and just minutes from Chateau Elan. Homeowners are just around the corner from downtown Hoschton, offering great shopping, dining, and entertainment options, and the

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