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Holiday Lights in The City

The Holiday Season is quickly approaching! Holidays to me, mean quality time with family, great food, cozy nights by the fire, and Christmas lights! Looking at lights is a great way for…

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Lessons from a First-Time Homeowner

Maybe it’s because I’m a Millennial, maybe its because I work in real estate. All I know is that I caught the “homeownership fever” four years ago, and scratching the itch wasn’t…

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My Top 5 Tips for Getting Your Home Ready to List

So you’ve made the big decision to sell your house, now what? There are so many things added to the to-do list you may not know where to even start. Here are…

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What is Equity in Real Estate?

Many potential homebuyers are told that they will have equity in their home, but this is not often explained beyond a home being considered a financial asset. To dive deeper into what…

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Purchasing New Construction

Depending on your specific scenario, whether you are buying a lot to build on, tearing your current house down to build a new house, or buying a new construction in a big…

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For Sale by Owner

Many homeowners want to get as much money as they can out of their house when they sell it (who doesn’t?). However, some believe that homes will simply sell on their own…

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A Smooth Move

You found the perfect house, just closed (woo-hoo!) and now you get the pleasure of MOVING.  Being in the real estate industry, we are blessed to work through hundreds of transactions each…

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Halloween Activities

If you’re anything like me, you’ve been waiting for this time of year to come – Fall and Halloween! There are countless fun things to do around the city during the month…

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Top 3 Favorite Atlanta Area Pumpkin Patches

It’s that time of year again! Yes, get out your PSL’s, scarfs and apple scented candles – it’s fall y’all! (I had to say it…) Here at The Peters Company we get…

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Spotlight on Marietta

Having grown up in Cobb County, Marietta holds a special place in my heart. The historic Marietta Square has a plethora of unique shops and restaurants, but this spring, foodies living OTP rejoiced when…

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Deck Safety

According to the CPSC more than 30,000 people a year suffer injuries from the collapse or failure of decks. So, how do you maintain a deck and when do you know it…

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Understanding Fannie Mae and the Secondary Mortgage Market

The name “Fannie Mae” tends to be thrown around regularly when discussing finance and real estate, but what does it stand for and what does it mean?  The Federal National Mortgage Association…

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Getting Around Atlanta Traffic

Oftentimes clients move here and while determining where they want live in relation to work or schools, they say, “according to the map, it’s just 5 miles.” It’s hard to believe that…

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The Ford Fry Experience

There are thousands of restaurants in Atlanta, Georgia, so finding that perfect go-to restaurant can be a daunting task. But, have no fear— Chef Ford Fry has made this almost impossible task,…

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Life Expectancy of Major Appliances and How to Maintain Them

Roof-Regular maintenance of a roof can increase its lifespan. Every day it is exposed to outside elements which contribute to its deterioration over time. If properly maintained, it can last 15-30 years….

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Keeping Cool in HOT-lanta!

One word to describe Atlanta Summers – “HOT”! Atlanta has plenty to do in the Summertime but this heat and humidity may make you think about cooling down near some water. Below…

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3 Easy Ways to Save Money!

Amazon now sells a wristband by Pavloc that sends out an electric shock to help break bad habits such as unhealthy eating, nail biting, smoking and more. This device is connected with…

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Weekend Adventures Close to Home!

Dorothy had it right when she said “There’s No Place Like Home”, but it’s also nice to get away from it all every once in a while. Atlanta is a great location…

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The 5 Most Expensive Homes Sold in the First Quarter of 2019

We all do it… so, we’ve done it for you!  I’ve scoured high and low on the MLS to find the most expensive (and dreamy) sales in Atlanta for early 2019!  Enjoy!…

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Moving Up Without Moving Out!

As a listing agent, I’m often asked by clients if they can find their next home before they sell their current home. It doesn’t always make sense (for a number of reasons),…

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