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The back-to-school season is nearly here in metro Atlanta. As families gather all the essentials – pencils, paper, backpacks – there are some with a daunting task ahead of them. If you need to move at this time of year, it can feel overwhelming, especially for kids. The real estate experts at Peggy Slappey Properties (PSP) are here to help.

According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR):

  • 53% of buyers with kids under 18 listed the quality of the school district as an important factor in choosing a new home.
  • 50% said convenience to schools, or location, was an important factor.
  • Buyers with childcare expenses are often willing to choose a smaller home to accommodate those expenses.

PSP Knows the Area Schools

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If you are looking for a new home this summer, it’s a great time to start teaching your kids about why owning a home is so important. Real estate investing is the foundation of the American Dream, whether your family owns one home or many.

Teach Them to Save

Although there are loan programs to help buyers with small savings, it is almost inevitable that buying real estate will require a personal investment of cash. Teach kids the importance of setting a portion of whatever they earn aside. Allow them to divide their money into categories like giving, spending, saving, and investing. Habits made young will be reinforced as they age and begin to earn more.

Let Them Help Create a Budget

Depending on the age of your child, real-world numbers

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