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June 2018

Found 9 blog entries for June 2018.

Buyer’s agents are a huge asset to your home buying experience. They make your search, negotiation, and final transaction more professional and less stressful, especially if you’ve never previously bought a home.  Check out eight ways your buyer’s agent is indispensable:


Great buyer’s agents spend loads of time online, searching for listings that match your requirements. They spend time on the phone, contacting other agents to get all the details. Then, they spend time previewing houses before you ever see them – all in an effort to save YOUR time.


A buyer’s agent can tell you if the house you love is worth the price tag attached to it. He or she can provide a market analysis to determine the fair value of the home, potentially

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With temperatures near 100°F almost every day for the last week, it’s good to know the best places in your neighborhood to cool off. A bonus: these are all low-cost or FREE!

Lake Lanier Parks

Maybe the best way to cool off is to take a dip in Lake Lanier’s refreshing waters. With over 50 corps, state, county, and city parks along its 680-mile shoreline, there is a place on Lake Lanier for everyone. Our favorite in Gwinnett is Buford Dam Park, where car admission is just $4 at the gate or $1 for pedestrians. This park has a beach with a designated swim area, picnic tables, volleyball and basketball courts, playgrounds, and covered pavilions. All you need is a beach towel and a cold beverage. For a complete listing of other Lake Lanier Public

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With summer officially here, Metro Atlanta home sales are continuing to heat up. With inventory still low, new mortgage programs available, and plenty of buyers in the market, summer might be the best time to list your house this year. While other sellers wait for the spring market, you can gain the advantage with a summer listing.


With long, sunny days there is no reason not to let the natural light shine in listing photos. Summer photos are brilliant with light, which will grab buyers’ attention in those online listing services where every buyer starts their home search. Invest in professional photography to use the bright summer light to your best advantage.

Easier to Move

It’s no fun to move in sub-zero temperatures or in

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Braselton Farms is one of Richardson Housing Group’s newest communities, located in the quiet town of Hoschton in Jackson County. With award-winning floorplans, designer finishes, and a convenient location, Braselton Farms has your next new home.

 310 Braselton Farms Drive, Hoschton


Price reduced! Now listed at $249,950, the Santa Fe Plan has four bedrooms, two-and-a-half bathrooms, and a beautiful open concept kitchen overlooking the great room. Prepare food and entertain at the kitchen’s large island, where you’ll find both pendant and recessed lighting.  Relax in the great room, with its stone fireplace, cedar mantle and hand-scraped hardwoods.  Party on the covered back porch while you enjoy your private backyard!  The home also

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Join Peggy Slappey Properties and EMC Homes as we tour three amazing new home communities this Saturday and Sunday, June 16th and 17th, from 1pm to 4pm.

Saturday From 1pm-4pm

Tour Sugar Hill’s Barrington Estates, where Homesite 48, the Georgian Plan on a slab, is complete and waiting for the right buyer. This home has three bedrooms, two and a half bathrooms, a spacious bonus room, and a great, open concept design. Listed at $244,900, the island kitchen overlooks the breakfast area and family room – great for entertaining. The master suite features a walk-in closet, double vanity, and tons of room to relax. The home also has a private back deck that backs up to George Pierce Park!

Ideally located in Sugar Hill, Barrington Estates is just minutes

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There’s just one home left in Dacula’s Holly Glen, where Richardson Housing Group chose the best for last!

Tour 3283 Holly Glen Court, located on a coveted cul-de-sac lot and loaded with modern finishes. The St. Lawrence Plan, this two-story home is open, spacious, and welcoming with 5 bedrooms and 3.5 baths. Interior finishes include hardwood floors on the main level, site finished hardwood stairs going upstairs and down to the basement, antique white shaker-style kitchen cabinets, and subway tile backsplash. Plus, the huge kitchen offers stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, and both recessed and pendant lighting.

Upstairs, the generous owner’s suite includes separate sinks, granite, and a custom tiled shower. The home

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The summer real estate market is heating up just like the temperatures across Metro Atlanta, so don't miss your chance to own one of these three beautiful resales! From lake property to custom-built and newly remodeled homes, PSP agents are working hard to help you buy and sell. Check out June's featured listings below: 

6422 Lakeview Drive, Buford, GA 30518


Enjoy easy lake living with a gentle, flat walk to the lake and dock in this renovated ranch home. It has a massive, 30x30 family room with tons of windows and tile floors.  A wide open floor plan, the island kitchen, dining room, and living room are all connected. The master suite includes a sitting room and new bathroom vessel sinks.  Two spacious secondary bedrooms and one bathroom

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Looking for some fresh food to liven up your summer meals? There’s nothing like farm-to-table cooking, and the best place to start is your local Farmer’s Market. Check out some of our favorites in Gwinnett, Barrow, and Jackson counties, running all summer to keep your pantry stocked. Don’t forget to check the weather, though, since most are held outdoors. For more detailed information on each market, please check the links provided. Happy Shopping!

Suwanee Farmers Market

The Summer Farmers Market in Suwanee is held in Town Center Park Saturdays from May 12 to October 6, 8am until noon. Find local honey, produce, baked goods and so much more.

Braselton Farmers Market

Meet local farmers and business owners at the Braselton Farmers Market, held

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This summer for a limited time, agents can earn a 4% commission* in McKinley Crossing, where Smith Douglas has two amazing, move-in ready homes! Plus, don’t forget to ask about important savings available with Smith Douglas’s preferred lender, Fidelity Bank Mortgage.

8225 Archie Way, Gainesville  


The Buffington Plan, this home is move-in ready NOW, priced at just $309,990. Smith Douglas’s most popular floor plan, this home features a massive second-floor owner’s suite tucked away on the same level as three additional bedrooms, plus two full baths. The first floor includes a separate living room, a half-bath, a planning desk, a mudroom bench with hooks, and a large island kitchen open to the family room.  There are beautiful upgrades

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