Home buyer tips

Virtual Open Houses :: The KEY to Success!

This year, we have all learned to pivot. The phrase “new-normal” is perhaps one of the most overused phrases of 2020, but it’s true, and here at The Peters Company, we know…

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Thinking of Buying Your First Home? Follow These Simple Steps.

If you’re considering buying your first home, CONGRATULATIONS! It’s easy to want to view homes right away (that’s the FUN part!), but as with anything in life, buying a home takes a…

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So you’re Moving to Atlanta…

It’s no secret: people are moving to Atlanta left and right! To put it statistically: – There are 5.6 million people currently in the Metro Atlanta area. – By 2050, this number…

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Spring Saving$

With the new world we are living in, more than ever, it’s important to be aware of and keep monthly expenses top of mind! The value of saving money is something that…

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Spotlight on Smyrna, The Jonquil City

Did you know that Smyrna, Georgia, is one of the fastest growing cities in the state of Georgia? It’s a great place to live for many reasons!   It’s easy access to…

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How To Achieve Your New Year’s Goals and Resolutions

The start of a new year (and decade) is a blank slate and the perfect time to reflect on personal goals. Most people start out with the best of intentions, but around…

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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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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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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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Inspect Your Future Home While House-Hunting!

There’s a lot to think about when looking for a house. Together with your agent’s help, use these tips to stay on track:   Are there several homes for sale on the…

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Home Safe Home for Babies

Congratulations, your baby is here! You bring your new bundle of joy home to their brand new nursery and perfectly organized home (thanks to your weeks of nesting prior to this day)….

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Atlanta :: The NEW Tech Hub!

Internationally recognized companies like Home Depot, UPS, Coca-Cola, Delta, and nearly one dozen other Fortune 500 companies call Atlanta home, making the city well versed in what it takes to support large…

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Property Surveys :: What they are and why you want one!

There are many steps during the homebuying process that allow the buyer to gain knowledge about the entirety of the land and the home they are purchasing. One of these steps is…

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How to Buy More Time in Your Day with Leverage

Everyone wishes that they had more time. We hear it all the time, if only I had more time to go to the gym or do this or that. How do you…

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Home Inspections :: Why They Are Necessary

When you are a buyer, the home inspection is one of the most important things you need to have done during the due diligence period.  You need to know what you are…

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Tips for hosting a Housewarming Parrrtaay

You did it. You finally made your dream home…YOURS! Now that the boxes are gone (or at least hidden in the closet), the last plates are away, and that long lost toy…

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New Construction in Atlanta

I’m sure it’s no surprise to you that Atlanta is continuing to grow rapidly. Georgia was among the Top 10 fastest growing states in 2017. In 2018, job and population growth are…

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Home Search Playlist 2

If you’ve been a fan of The Peters Company for a while now, you have probably already jammed out to the first home search playlist that came out in 2015! Here at…

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Due Diligence 101

Due Diligence is a time period stated in the contract, on average it’s 10 days from when you go under contract, when the buyer can get any and all inspections they want….

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When Age Isn't Just a Number

So you’ve finally found the home of your dreams – congratulations! Now you’re considering making an offer. You’ll probably want to take a look at the Seller’s Property Disclosure Statement to see…

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