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Each November, the Greater Atlanta Home Builder’s Association (HBA) and the Sales and Marketing Council (SMC) present the OBIE Awards.  The awards ceremony and dinner took place this past Saturday in downtown Atlanta, and PSP had a great night celebrating excellence in the building industry.

 WHAT ARE THE OBIES?

The OBIES are given to recognize outstanding achievement in new home building, marketing, remodeling, and personal achievement categories. Named after the obelisk shape of the physical award given, the OBIEs are the premier awards in the new home construction industry. 

 OBIE Award recipients truly stand out among their peers, and PSP is happy to celebrate all who were recognized.

 Peach State Homes, GOLD Winner, $199,000 &

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At Peggy Slappey Properties, the holiday season is in full swing, and we are celebrating with the PSP Tour of Christmas Trees!  There are decorated trees in six PSP Metro Atlanta new home communities, waiting for your entry to win.

Entering the tree give-away is easy.  Each community features a different decorated tree, so make sure to see them all. Visit ONE community listed below to enter to win the tree featured in that model home. Visit THREE communities and win a FREE Peggy Slappey Properties Signature Cheesecake. 

If you’ve never tasted this home-baked PSP Christmas delight, you’re missing out. It’s the same cheesecake delivered by our “Agent Elves” to co-op agents each Christmas! Remember, you can enter to win each tree at each community only

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EMC Homes and Peggy Slappey Properties invite you to tour The Bradford floor plan in Brookside Crossing, a beautiful, well-established Gwinnett County community.  This 5-bedroom, 3-bathroom plan has a gourmet kitchen open to the main living area, a spacious bedroom on the main level, and gorgeous architectural features throughout.  The home boasts a generous 2,675 square feet of living space.

Located in Auburn, homes in Brookside Crossing start in the mid-$200’s.  The Bradford is a 2-story floor plan great for growing families.  Kitchens are complete with granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances.  Currently, a completed Bradford with a full basement is waiting for your visit!

Brookside Crossing is in the sought-after Dacula

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First time buyers of new construction homes often wonder why there is an extra charge at the closing table for something called “Title Insurance.” Why would a brand new home, never lived in by anyone else, need title insurance?  There are two primary reasons:

1.  Although the home was never lived in, it was built on vacant land that may have had one, two, or twenty different owners over the years.  The chain of title might not be clear, and title insurance protects you, the new homeowner, from any uncertainty that arises because of that. Once a policy has been accepted, you are insured against claims on the property by previous owners.

2.   While the home was under construction, there may have been unfulfilled obligations to contractors who

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For the full month of November, we are celebrating the PSP Tour of Christmas Trees.  Visitors are invited to tour six of our Metro Atlanta new home communities, where they can register to win a professionally decorated tree just in time for the holiday season!

Entering the tree give-away is easy.  Each community features a different decorated tree, so make sure to see them all.

Visit ONE community listed below to enter to win the tree featured in that model home. Visit THREE communities and win a FREE Peggy Slappey Properties Signature Cheesecake.  If you’ve never tasted this home-baked PSP Christmas delight, you’re missing out. It’s the same cheesecake delivered by our “Agent Elves” to co-op agents each Christmas! Remember, you can enter to win

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For a limited time, EMC Homes is offering $10,000 off on the beautiful home at 2716 Jubilee Terrace, Bethlehem!*

This 4-bed/2.5-bath home has a full basement and is packed with must-have finishes.  The master bathroom has his and her vanities, a shower, and a separate garden tub. The kitchen is a home chef’s dream, with stainless steel appliances, a walk-in pantry, and tons of cabinet and counter space. Plus, there is a stylish ash-gray granite island to compliment the dark espresso cabinets. This gorgeous kitchen opens to the breakfast room and main living area, and the separate dining room has trendy shiplap accents.

For a limited time, this amazing home is reduced to just $227,900! Act quickly, though, because this offer will expire soon. 

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Sometimes it’s hard to know when to stop renting and become a homeowner. Taking out a mortgage seems like such a big responsibility. The truth is, you’re paying someone’s mortgage either way. You can decide to pay monthly toward your own future, or you can send that payment to your landlord and invest in his.

At Peggy Slappey Properties, we have clients who rent for all kinds of reasons: bad credit, the need for flexibility, job or income uncertainty, even the desire to avoid maintenance and repair costs. We know there are appropriate times and circumstances for renting, but we also know how beneficial home ownership is.

Most buyers will qualify for a traditional, 30-year fixed rate mortgage. Over the course of 30 years, that payment will stay

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This Halloween as our princesses and super heroes go house-to-house gathering tricks and treats, there are a few easy steps we can take that will keep them safe and smiling.  Some are the same ones we hear every fall, but others might surprise you…

1.)  Trick-or-treat in a group and stay with your group.  It helps to know your route ahead of time, too. The more adults accompany children, the better.

2.)  Glow in the dark! Reflective materials and flashlights let drivers more easily see kids who accidentally wander into the street.  The Center for Disease Control reports that children are four times more likely to be hit by a car on Halloween than any other night of the year.

3.)  While it’s important to be seen, glow sticks should be handed

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You read that right! EMC Homes is now offering a buyer incentive of $6,000 “Anyway You Want It*” in two gorgeous Gwinnett communities. Fall is a great time to buy, so take time this week to visit Ivey Springs in Bethlehem and The Park at Barrington Estates in Sugar Hill. Let EMC Homes open the door to your new home just in time for the holiday season!

Ivey Springs

Located in Gwinnett County, prices in Ivey Springs start in just the $230’s. Homes are 4-bed/2.5-bath with granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, and Craftsman-style exteriors. This well-established Bethlehem community is inside the Archer High School District, close to Tribble Mill Park and just a short drive to Athens.  Homes in this charming community, with its great

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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.

These innovative new homes start in the $300’s and feature real brick and stone exteriors, granite counter tops in the kitchens and baths, stainless steel appliances, gas ovens and cook tops, hardwood floors, and beautiful deluxe trim packages.  Other builders would call them “upgrades,” but in The Orchard at Mill Creek, these amazing finishes are all standard.

Homes are well appointed with spacious secondary bedrooms allowing space for the entire family.  Master suites include a sitting room, walk-in closets, and a spa-like bathroom.  The generous lot sizes give ample space for

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