Real Estate News

Our Favorite Books of 2019

At The Peters Company, we firmly believe that “Leaders are Readers” and each year our team commits to reading business and personal growth books to become better business people – and better…

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The Top Challenges Sellers Will Face in 2020

If you’ve decided that 2020 is the year to sell your home, it’s helpful to know what challenges you may be facing. Thankfully, more than 500 real estate agents across the country…

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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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Recharge

One of the many things that I love about The Peters Company and Keller Williams Realty, is that as much as they care about real estate, they also care about growing leaders….

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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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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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Atlanta Eats!

If New Years didn’t get you excited to stick with that “summer body” diet, surely this warmer weather will get you motivated! But never fear! Your social life doesn’t have to be…

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Cha…cha…cha…cha…Changes… Real Estate and Tax Laws :: What YOU Need to Know!

One of the biggest challenges in real estate (and most industries) is that things rarely stay the same. Change is good, but I can also be confusing! Did anyone else have a…

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