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The holiday season is officially upon us, and for sellers with a pressing need to move before year’s end, it can be more stressful than usual. The good news is that buyers at the holidays are often highly motivated, too, with their own important, timely reasons for purchasing at this time of year. Staging your home successfully can make all the difference. Remember, selling your home is about inviting others to imagine themselves in it.

  1. The number one rule of home staging is always to start with a deep cleaning. Make your home sparkle from top to bottom.
  2. Selling at the holidays can be a challenge for those who love to decorate, but it’s important to keep holiday décor to a minimum. Your treasured decorations can distract buyers and even make
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If you've been thinking of buying a home, what's holding you back? An easy way to start the process is a simple pros and cons list, and Peggy Slappey Properties has the expert input to help you sort the good from the bad. 

Home Buying in Today's Market

The Metro Atlanta real estate market remains robust. We've seen prices stabilize, sellers get more competitive, and buyers have greater negotiating power. The changing market has brought tons of advantages to buyers that they've not seen in several years. 

Buying PROS

  • As a buyer, your negotiating power is suddenly far greater. Ask for seller-paid closing costs and a seller-paid interest rate buy-down, both of which can save you thousands.
  • Today's market allows you to negotiate price,
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Fall has arrived and with it, huge buyer incentives from EMC Homes! For a limited time, qualified buyers can receive up to $10,000 Anyway You Want It when they use EMC Homes’ preferred lender. Agents, we haven’t forgotten about you, either. Earn up to 5% commission in select neighborhoods! These fantastic incentives are available in six EMC communities, but they only apply to contracts written before November 15, 2022.

The Porches at Mobley Lake

Located in Dacula, Georgia, homes here start from the $400’s and feature 3-5 bedrooms and 2-4 baths. A golf cart community, The Porches at Mobley Lake offers open floorplans and distinctive finishes. Residents enjoy water views and an amenities package to include a swimming pool with arbor, a playground,

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Peggy Slappey Properties and Richardson Housing Group invite you to an agent luncheon that will take you "Around the World." It happens Tuesday, October 4th from 11:30am until 1:30pm at Townes at Rockfern, RHG's newest townhome community. Catered by Around the World Food Truck, there will be tons of giveaways, delicious food, and your chance to see beautiful new townhomes. Enter to win great prizes, including a Mount Blanc Pen, Apple Airpod Pros, CutCo Knives, and more!

Convenient Location & Rustic, Urban Style

Situated just 14 miles northeast of Atlanta and five minutes away from Tucker, Townes at Rockfern’s location lends convenience that will elevate your lifestyle. The community is next to Bryson Park and Lions Club Park and is only five

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Peggy Slappey Properties and EMC Homes invite you to Tour and Tailgate at Laurel Cove in Hoschton. For three days only, join us to tour available homes and enter to win an amazing tailgate basket, which includes UGA Football tickets, a Blackstone Tailgater Grill, and so much more! The event begins Tuesday, September 13th and runs through Thursday, September 15th.

Experience Laurel Cove

Located in charming Hoschton, Georgia, Laurel Cove offers water views, wooded homesites, and beautifully appointed ranch and two-story homes. These are estate-sized lots, with plenty of outdoor space to enjoy. Floor plans are open, with up to five bedrooms and four baths. Kitchens are complete with stained cabinets, granite countertops, and tile backsplash.  

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You're invited this week to tour Traditions of Braselton, a well-established community with outstanding, resort-style amenities. Traditions offers small town charm at its best, complimented by easy luxury you’ll enjoy every day. NSC Builders has several floor plans to choose from, and a select few that can be ready for a quick, 30-day close!

Resort Amenities

Traditions has some of the best amenities in the area. Play tennis on the lighted courts or let the kids swing, slide and climb on the playground. Get in a round of golf at The Traditions of Braselton Golf Club and Course, which is right in your own backyard. Plan a party at the newly renovated Owners Clubhouse or enjoy the Junior Olympic swimming pool complete with slide and splash

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Peggy Slappey Properties and Northside Commons Homebuilders are excited to offer up to $10,000 in Buyer Incentives* on two gorgeous new homes at Traditions of Braselton. This resort-style community offers outstanding amenities and a quiet Jackson County location.

4445 Links Blvd, Jefferson, GA:  4 Beds & 3 Baths: $449,900

This beautiful new home features an open floor plan with hardwood floors and a covered back patio. The kitchen is complete with a granite island, tile backsplash, and Shaker-style cabinets. The owner’s suite is spacious, with walk-in closets, tiled shower, garden tub and dual sinks.

4429 Links Blvd, Jefferson, GA: 3 Beds & 2.5 Baths: $439,900

Featuring hardwood floors, granite countertops and custom subway tile, this home

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Cottages at Noble Village, an active adult community in Downtown Lilburn, just announced an exciting new floorplan: The River Birch. This two-bedroom, two-bath townhome is an outstanding addition to this popular community, known for its elegant design details and the walkable lifestyle its downtown location offers. 

The River Birch

A ranch-style townhome, the River Birch Plan showcases a beautiful kitchen outfitted with a large island and plenty of cabinet and counter space. It's open to the dining area, which leads to the living room, providing great flow for those who like to entertain. Popular finishes include LVP flooring, ceramic and subway tile, granite or quartz counter tops, and so much more. This is main level living at its best. Prices

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It’s a question every real estate professional hears almost daily in 2022:  Should I wait to buy a home? Clients are concerned that a slowing economy will impact real estate values. They wonder if prices will come down, and they hope for a great, once-in-a-lifetime deal just around the corner. They see rising interest rates and high home prices, and they worry about a housing “bubble” akin to the one that popped in 2008. Fortunately, there is some very good news for both buyers and sellers as 2022 rolls on.

Today’s Market is Strong

While the news media sells fears of a crash, the facts on the ground in the Metro Atlanta area do not support it. When the recession hit in 2008, there were too many homes on the market – a glut of inventory. Today,

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There is no time like summertime for a quick move into a gorgeous new home. Peggy Slappey Properties and Richardson Housing Group invite you this week to two incredible Gwinnett neighborhoods where new homes are now available and can be ready for a late June move-in.

Vernon Street

Welcome to 4454 Vernon Street NW, Lilburn, GA 30047. This five-bedroom home has three full baths and an open-concept floor plan perfect for those who love to entertain. The kitchen is loaded with beautiful features like antique white cabinetry, white quartz countertops, an eight-foot island and stainless-steel appliances. The owner’s suite is generous, with ample room for king-sized furniture. It’s complete with a walk-in closet and fully tiled shower. There is a

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