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Are you faced with a new job opportunity or family circumstance that means a quick move is in your near future? Picking up your family in a hurry and moving to a new city is no small task, and it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the massive logistics of it. But the real estate professionals at Peggy Slappey Properties can help! We’ll make it our number one priority to take the stress out of your relocation and turn it into an adventure instead.

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Getting the best local information is the reason your first step must be choosing a licensed, experienced Realtor®, a member of the National Association of Realtors®. Not only do these agents receive special training, but they are also subject to a higher code of ethics.  We will take your

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EMC Homes and Peggy Slappey Properties invite you to Moriah Woods, a new Auburn community where there are BIG incentives for the first five contracts written! Visit us this Saturday, August 24th from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. to see the first set of home sites released in the community.  Take a guided, VIP tour to pick the best site, then enjoy $6,500 in incentives* - available for the first five contracts in the community. 

The new model home in Moriah Woods is a stunner, with Craftsman-style exterior details, granite countertops in the kitchen, hardwood floors, and tile in the master bath. It is a true ranch floor plan with three bedrooms, two full baths, and a classic kitchen open to the living room. If you've looked for ranch floor plans in

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Kids across Metro Atlanta went back to school last week, and parents started shopping for a new home! Our agents have seen so many of you in the last couple weeks, especially in communities like Lake Rockwell in Winder, where Richardson Housing Group invites you to tour the Home of the Month!

193 Lake Rockwell Drive, Winder, GA - $299,240

This beautiful home features great design details like shaker-style cabinetry, subway tile backsplash, granite countertops in the kitchen and all baths, coffered ceilings, and stainless-steel appliances. It has four bedrooms, two full baths, and one half-bath - all in a fabulous open-concept floor plan with a kitchen perfect for busy school mornings or big family celebrations. Plus, it has a big, covered

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Welcome to 3439 Tupelo Trail in the sought-after Brookside Crossing subdivision, located in Auburn and inside the award-winning Dacula High School District. With fresh paint, a great backyard, and a finished basement, this gorgeous home is listed at just $299,900!

Immaculately maintained, the home is a master-on-the-main plan situated on a private, cul-de-sac home site with dual decks and a patio overlooking the partially wooded backyard. 

The home has formal living and dining rooms off the two-story foyer and a huge great room with views to the kitchen. The kitchen features a classic design with tons of cabinet and counter space. Open to the breakfast area, it’s great for busy mornings and family gatherings.

With six bedrooms and

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Peggy Slappey Properties welcomes you to Park Place in Winder, where you can now join this well-established, popular community in a new home! Inside the Winder-Barrow High School District and with easy access to major highways into Athens and Atlanta, this is an ideal Barrow County location.

There are two homes now under construction with prices starting in the low $300’s. Homes are situated on large, wooded lots with great backyards and optional third-car garages. The two homes available now are both sought-after ranch floor plans featuring open-concept layouts, beautiful master suites, and island kitchens. These well-designed plans offer just the right amount of space in a traditional ranch that is modified elegantly for modern living.

342 Norwood

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It’s that time of year again, when kids across Metro Atlanta fill their backpacks, climb onto the school bus, and watch Mom and Dad dance a happy jig as they wave goodbye. The long summer vacation season has drawn to a close and families are settling in for the school year. Maybe the last thing on their minds is packing up and moving.

What happens to real estate sales when school starts?

In the short term, sales slow. There are fewer homes on the market already, since Spring is traditionally the hottest time to list, and there are fewer buyers looking because people are focused on settling into the new school-time routine. This lull, though, is quite short-lived. Sales typically see an uptick just after the Labor Day weekend – the unofficial

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Check out this week’s featured resale home, located in Buford, Georgia in the award-winning Mill Creek School District! Listed at just $240,000, this home has been well maintained inside and out and has a brand new roof!

2463 Walnut Tree Lane

This hard-to-find ranch floorplan has three bedrooms and two baths.  It has an amazing living room with high ceilings and a cozy corner fireplace. The classic, galley-style kitchen overlooks the living room and is open to the breakfast area, making this open-concept home ideal for entertaining! The master suite features dual sinks and a separate shower and garden tub, and the secondary bedrooms are roomy with plenty of closet space. You’ll love the manicured front lawn and the level backyard, perfect

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S&S Builders and Peggy Slappey Properties invites you to Creekside at Kilgore, a cozy Buford, Georgia community inside the Mountain View High School district. Surrounded by woods, you’d never guess this new neighborhood is just minutes from great restaurants and shopping at the Mall of Georgia. Homes here start in the mid-to-high $300’s and are available right now with up to $10,000 in buyer bonus incentives*!

This outrageous incentive package is available to qualifying buyers with use of the S&S preferred lender, but only until August 31, 2019*. Take a quick look at the FIVE new homes now available and call our on-site REALTORs, Sonya Turner at 678-367-9422 and Linda Cothern at 678-773-0497, for all the details.

With just 36

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Each year Gwinnett County residents are invited to vote for their favorite businesses in Gwinnett Magazine's "Best of Gwinnett" contest. Peggy Slappey Properties has been voted best in the real estate category for several years running, and we'd be honored to have your vote again in 2019!

Voting is now open for 2019's Best of Gwinnett, and it's super easy: Just visit Guide to Gwinnett and click the "Vote Best Real Estate Agents..." button. 

Being named Best of Gwinnett is an honor for all of us at Peggy Slappey Properties. YOU - our clients and customers - are choosing the winners, and it means the world to us. Our offices are in Gwinnett County, and many of our agents and partners live and work there. Gwinnett is a great place to do business,

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Selling your home while living in it full-time with young kids can be challenging.   Whether you home school or you’re counting down the last days of summer break, kids tend to leave their mark. Cheerios under the couch, giant toy boxes in the living room, and messy kids’ bedrooms can indeed be turn-offs to buyers, so here are a few tips straight from real estate veterans who have seen it all:

Let Kids De-Clutter

Cleaning up and packing the clutter is the first step in any plan to sell a home, but with kids involved, it gets a little tricky.  A great way to avoid the tantrums caused by packing their favorite stuffed friends is to let them choose what stays and what gets packed and put into storage.  Explain that their things are not disappearing

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