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If you’ve just listed your home for sale and it’s your first time on this side of a sale, it can be hard to know just what to do to help the selling process go smoothly. But trust us, after more than 38 years in real estate, Peggy Slappey Properties knows that a helpful seller is the best ingredient to a quick, easy sale.

So, how can you as the seller help most?

  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, giving shoppers the opportunity to peruse without the pressure
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Is your family facing a move during the school year? Market conditions in metro Atlanta have put many families’ plans on hold as they search for the right home in the right school system at the right price. It can be a little like searching for a needle in a haystack, especially during the summer months, when everyone wants to move. If you find yourself in this position, facing a move to a new locale and new school during the upcoming school year, we have a few easy tips to make the process less stressful and a little more fun.

Hire an Agent Who Lives and Works in the Area

Your first step is to find a real estate agent who lives and works in the area. Not only will this agent have invaluable local information, but they’ll have access to a

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Buyers during the fall season are highly motivated to find a home quickly. Most would prefer to be settled in before the busy holiday season arrives. This year is no different, and there are, perhaps, more buyers than in previous years looking to make a quick move. How can you make your home stand out from the rest? Check out these four easy tips sellers can use this fall to make their homes more welcoming that at any other time of year:

1.  Turn Up the Lights

As the days grow shorter, it becomes more important than ever to let your home’s light shine. Before each showing, turn on the lights in each room. Replace dingy bulbs and clean light fixtures so that soft, white light fills each space. Make your home a welcoming sanctuary on a dark

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The first flowers of spring have just started to bloom in Metro Atlanta, but home sales are already hot. It is arguably the best real estate market our area has seen in more than a decade. If you are waiting for the traditional spring selling season to arrive before you list your home, you’re in luck – the busy season is already here!

1.       Homes Are Spending Less Time on the Market

Buyers are highly motivated right now. They know that choices are slim, and when they fall in love with a home, they are acting quickly to make it their own.  The average number of days on the market does vary according to location. If you’re curious how quickly homes are selling in your town, contact us at 770-271-5555 to speak with a highly qualified agent from

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