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Halloween is a great time to get outside and get to know your neighbors. Trick-or-treating is a fun adventure for kids, one they look forward to for months. It's important to keep your superheroes and princesses safe as they collect goodies from house to house, so we've got some tried and true safety tips to help you prepare for Halloween night. 

  • Children should wear reflective clothing and carry glow sticks or a flashlight. 
  • Do a practice run with costumes, making certain that they fit well, do not interfere with vision, and are flame retardant.
  • Have a responsible adult accompany all children ages 12 and under.
  • If over 12 and judged responsible enough to trick-or-treat without you, be sure those children stay in groups, keep to an
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Did you know September is REALTOR® Safety month? It’s the time of year to reassess your personal safety measures as a real estate professional and consider new strategies in our ever-changing industry. At Peggy Slappey Properties, we encourage all agents to attend an extra safety class this month, review procedures, and take all the necessary steps to keep themselves safe out there in real estate land.

Join us at Braselton Farms in Hoschton on Tuesday, September 22nd for a REALTOR® Safety continuing education class taught by Eric Keese with Live Gigantic RES. The class is part of PSP’s Three for Free promotion running through October. Attend two of three FREE agent luncheons and CE classes, and you’ll be registered to win our Grand Prize – an Apple

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This Halloween as our princesses and super heroes go house-to-house gathering tricks and treats, there are a few easy steps to take that will keep them safe and smiling.  Some are the same ones we hear every fall, but others might surprise you: 

  1. Trick-or-treat in a group and stay with your group.  It helps to know your route ahead of time, too. The more parents accompany children, the better.
  2. Glow in the dark! Reflective materials and flashlights let drivers more easily see kids who accidentally wander into the street.  The Center for Disease Control reports that children are four times more likely to be hit by a car on Halloween than any other night of the year.
  3.  While it’s important to be seen, glow sticks should be handed out carefully
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This Halloween as our princesses and super heroes go house-to-house gathering tricks and treats, there are a few easy steps we can take that will keep them safe and smiling.  Some are the same ones we hear every fall, but others might surprise you…

1.)  Trick-or-treat in a group and stay with your group.  It helps to know your route ahead of time, too. The more adults accompany children, the better.

2.)  Glow in the dark! Reflective materials and flashlights let drivers more easily see kids who accidentally wander into the street.  The Center for Disease Control reports that children are four times more likely to be hit by a car on Halloween than any other night of the year.

3.)  While it’s important to be seen, glow sticks should be handed

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At PSP, we’re gearing up for REALTOR Safety Month in September, and just in case you were not present for our continuing education class entitled, “Real Estate Assault Awareness,” here are some of the important points that you missed:

The class instructor was Ken Malcolm, a 32-year veteran of the Covington Police Department and Criminology Professor at Georgia State University. Malcolm started the course by saying there are two types of “bad guys:” the opportunist and the predator.  “Both love to target real estate professionals,” he said. “Of all the courses you’ll take, this one is the most important.”

While an opportunist will be encouraged to action when the right circumstances present themselves, a predator acts with forethought and

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