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Overwhelmed at the thought of moving? If you’ve sold your home and feel closing day creeping forward without a clear plan for the move, consider hiring a moving company. A good one will pack, tape, cover, lift, carry, and transport your belongings, saving your back in the process!  To be sure you hire great movers who will not take advantage of you, check out our seven tips for hiring the best movers in the business:

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

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You’ve just placed your home for sale, hoping to capitalize on the traditionally busy spring real estate market. Congratulations! We know the decision to sell is a big one, and to make it easier, we’ve put together a few simple seller’s etiquette rules. How you treat prospective buyers – even if you never see them face-to-face – can have a big impact on how buyers see your property and their willingness to make an offer.

  1. LEAVE!  This is, perhaps, the most important rule of “Selling 101.” Real estate agents the world over will tell you that buyers are more comfortable and more able to picture themselves in the home when the current owners are nowhere in sight.  Although you might be tempted to stay to hear feedback, it’s better to clear out,
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New homes at Northside Commons in growing Barrow County are selling quickly this spring. Before someone else gets there first, check out this move-in ready home available today:

69 Wisteria Way, Winder, GA

Listed at just $214,900 – an outstanding value for the area and the amenities in this community – this home features a large, open concept floor plan with a kitchen island and views to the family room.

     

 With three bedrooms and three baths, this Craftsman-style home is a hard-to-find ranch plan with a great bonus room and bath upstairs. 69 Wisteria Way has a two-car garage and is available now with $3,000 in closing costs*.

     

Homes in Northside Commons start in the $180’s, and there are both ranch and two-story floor

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EMC Homes is now offering $5,000 anyway you want it* in three of their outstanding new home communities. This could be the "nest egg" you need to get into your next new home! You’ll have to act quickly, though, because this is a limited time offer. Put these three communities – all great for first-time home buyers – on your “must-see” list this weekend:

McIntosh Place

McIntosh Place is located near Sugarloaf Parkway in the award-winning Archer High School District in Lawrenceville.  These Craftsman style homes start in the mid-$200’s and feature upgrades galore, including brick exteriors, granite countertops, and hardwood flooring. EMC Homes is offering several floor plans buyers can choose from, all with open-concept main living areas and

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Attention agents! Safe practices as a real estate agent can literally save your life. At Peggy Slappey Properties, we take this topic seriously, and we invite you to join us on April 18th at The Falls at Rocky Branch in Loganville for “Get Smart in Real Estate Safety,” a free CE class and agent luncheon.

Lunch catered by Chic-Fil-A will be served at noon, and the class, led by Eric Keese, Professional Real Estate Trainer, runs from 1pm to 4pm. He’ll cover what it takes to be smart and stay safe when it comes to personal defense, online safety, and much more. Plus, it wouldn’t be a PSP event without great prizes awarded every hour!

 

Get there early or stay late to tour the community, The Falls at Rocky Branch, where new homes start in the

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Check out this outstanding opportunity from Fidelity Bank Mortgage, now available in three Metro Atlanta new home communities, where a low, low interest rate could save you thousands! You must act quickly, though, because this offer will expire soon. Right now, lock in your rate at 3.75% on a conventional, 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage with a 1% discount*! With FHA financing, the rate is even better, at 3.5% for qualified buyers*!

Working with award-winning area builders, Fidelity has made these great rates available to qualified buyers now in three beautiful communities:

The Gates of Braselton

The Gates of Braselton is a gated community with resort-style amenities, including swimming pool, tennis courts, and a clubhouse complete with a

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It's a proud day at Peggy Slappey Properties! The National Association of REALTORS ® (NAR) announced last week that it will induct our very own broker/owner, Peggy Slappey, into the REALTORS ® Political Action Committee (RPAC) Hall of Fame for her work over the past three decades protecting the interests of homeowners, REALTORS®, builders, and the multitude of workers involved in the real estate industry.

She will be inducted at a ceremony during the 2019 Legislative Session in Washington, D.C., which will include a plaque with her name to be placed on the rooftop patio wall of the NAR building facing the Capitol!

Peggy is politically active at both the state and local levels. For those who know her, this honor from NAR and RPAC comes as no

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It's close-out time in Heritage at Jefferson, Richardson Housing Group's premier community in the City of Jefferson. After a busy two weeks of multiple offers and lucky buyers, there are now just TWO homes remaining. 

Located in Jackson County, The Heritage at Jefferson features five-bedroom, three-bath homes starting in the $300’s. This community is inside the coveted Jefferson City School District, recently ranked as one of the Top Ten schools overall in Georgia, according to www.niche.com.

The Heritage has resort-style amenities, including a swimming pool with clubhouse, lighted tennis courts, and a playground area. Lots are wooded and some even back up to acres of dedicated green space. Like to fish? There are two sizeable community

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Peggy Slappey Properties is fortunate to work with the attorneys at McMichael & Gray, PC. They understand that the process of buying and selling isn’t only about what happens at the closing table, but about the journey buyers and sellers take to get there. They provide the hard answers and advice when problems arise, and they celebrate with us when all the hard work pays off and new homeowners are finally handed their keys.

Plus, you’ve never met attorneys more fun than these! Agents, you’ve certainly seen representatives from this firm at events across Metro Atlanta. They’re always willing to lend their expertise on real estate panels, always available for fun realtor events, and they know how to throw a party!

Most importantly, PSP agents

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EMC Homes and Peggy Slappey Properties invite you to tour six outstanding, move-in ready homes in four Metro Atlanta Communities. There are great incentives offered NOW on these homes, including $5,000 in closing costs* and a $1,000 selling broker bonus*! 

4049 Anthony Creek Drive, Loganville – Anthony’s Creek

   

This is the Charleston Plan, with a welcoming two-story foyer, a large dining room great for celebrations, and an island kitchen with tons of cabinet space. The kitchen has a built-in desk area, granite countertops, and views to the large living room.  This four-bedroom, three-bath home is listed at just $266,900 with three sides brick! Call the onsite agent today.

4158 Anthony Creek Drive, Loganville – Anthony’s Creek

   

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