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Spring is just around the corner. The official first day of the season is March 20th, but rain showers and warmer temps have redbuds, daffodils, and dogwoods blooming already. If you’ve been paying attention to real estate in Metro Atlanta, you know the busy spring market arrived early and continues to charge along. It’s a great time to list your home and get top dollar, while competition for homes remains high and interest rates remain low. Don’t leave any money on the table – use our quick Spring Cleaning Checklist to get your home in tip-top shape.

Clean Until it Sparkles

Take the time to do a deep cleaning of your home, and it will certainly pay off. Don't forget the areas that sellers often overlook, but buyers notice immediately:

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For this week’s featured resale, take a drive out to Jefferson, where this fresh listing hit the market just yesterday!

747 Jefferson Blvd, Jefferson, GA 30549

Located inside the award-winning Jefferson City School District and listed at $369,900, this Craftsman-style home is truly one of a kind. Situated on a large lot with water views, the home has tons of custom features. When your kids throw a fishing line into the backyard pond, you’ll be hooked!

You’ll love the separate dining room and formal living room/office, as well as the guest bedroom and full bath on the main level.

The family room is open to the kitchen, with an over-sized granite island, classic white cabinetry, and glass subway tile backsplash.

With

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Are You Ready to Sell? The decision to sell your home can be difficult.  You love your neighborhood, your kids’ school system, and the neighborhood pool, but you’re just too far away from work. That commute is killing you. Or maybe your family has grown and your lovely little house seems bursting at the seams with…people.  There are plenty of reasons to sell, but making the decision can be overwhelming without asking a few questions to put it in all perspective. 

  1. How healthy is your financial situation? Whether you are looking to move up or downsize, your credit score and savings are important factors. A PSP preferred lender can examine your finances as a whole and help you to determine your loan eligibility and what your monthly payments will
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Ready to sell? After you’ve contacted your favorite Peggy Slappey Properties REALTOR®, it’s time to get your hands dirty as you make your home spotless. Spring is a time of renewal, and it's no secret that clean homes sell more quickly for a better price.  Here’s your cleaning checklist for the busy spring market:

Sparkle Sells

Windows and mirrors should sparkle – it’s free! All it takes is time and muscle to get your windows glittering, letting in more light and reflecting the light inside, which both make your home feel bigger and brighter.

Window Coverings

Clean drapes, curtains, and blinds.  They are often overlooked, but they collect dust like anything else. Drapes and curtains should be laundered or sent to the dry cleaner.  Blinds can

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It’s no secret that housing inventory in Metro Atlanta is low, especially when it comes to traditional “starter” homes below $200k.  Buying is competitive this Spring, but there are ways to make yourself the most promising buyer on the market, the one most likely to win the house of your dreams.

Narrow your list of must-haves. 

Be prepared with a SHORT list of must-haves before you start attending open houses and scheduling showings.  Your list should include only the items you feel unable to compromise on, like location, number of bedrooms/bathrooms, or acreage.  Remember that all finishes can be changed later to better suit your personality and style.

Save, save, save.

The easiest way to improve your “looks” as a homebuyer is to have

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