Posts Tagged ‘home’

Let's Make a Deal – Finding the Win-Win

As a Listing Specialist for The Peters Company, I know that sellers are looking for two key traits in their agent: 1.     Sell their home in the least amount of time for the most amount of money AND… 2.     Negotiate on their behalf My husband thinks I’m a master negotiator because he hears me on…

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Landscaping Tips for Curb Appeal

With the snow we’ve seen this winter, it’s hard to think about “curb appeal” but if you’re planning to put your home on the market in the next couple of months, it’s not too early to tidy up and add a little color to your landscape. Here are a few simple tips: Prepare your beds…

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Tips for Selling Your Home

Are you looking to sell your home? The Peters Company would love to assist. Not only will our listing team research how to appropriately price your home, but they will also suggest tips for quick fixes that will appeal to ready buyers, schedule a professional stager and photographer, and create a strategic marketing plan.   Before…

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Picture Perfect!

We all know the old saying, “A picture is worth 1,000 words” – and that couldn’t be more true when it comes to real estate! Did you know that 98% if buyers start their search for a new home online? Frankly, it makes me wonder what they other 2% are doing! When a buyer hits…

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Holiday Races in Atlanta

Well, fall is upon us which means the holidays are right around the corner.  If you’re anything like me, you dread all of the extra treats that become so easily available during this time of year. I don’t know about you, but I’m already looking to get a head start on keeping off those holiday…

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A Home Loan with No Down Payment?

Did you know in certain areas of Georgia, you may qualify to buy a home with NO MONEY down? You read that correctly, 0% down. Of course there are certain guidelines and individuals must qualify for this special loan. This loan is called USDA (U.S. Department of Agriculture). As the Peters Company Northeast Expansion Agent,…

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What Determines the VALUE a Home??

While the market is ever changing, many sellers are often curious about the value of their home. After all, for many people their home is their biggest financial asset! Of course, there are many factors in determining the price of a home. Below are the most commonly used “measuring sticks” for pricing property. However, it’s…

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Man Cave Gifts for Father's Day

Now that Mother’s Day has just passed, it’s time to start thinking about Father’s Day. It’s right around the corner! Tired of giving Dad the usual gifts? Why not try one of these gifts for his man cave? Man Cave Custom Wooden Sign (Signature Series) – $90 These personalized wooden signs come custom engraved with…

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Why Get a Survey?

Of course when you purchase a home, you know going in that you will be getting an appraisal for the home. Why? Because it tells you the fair market value of the home you are purchasing so you pay a fair price. Sounds like a good idea right? So when a survey is brought up,…

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Best Dog Parks in Atlanta

When the weather gets warmer, Atlanta becomes alive. With an array of things to do, let’s not forget about “man’s best friend”. Atlanta is a great city for dog owners. With so many trails, dog-friendly restaurants, patios and dog parks, your dog can enjoy this weather with you. Below are some of the best dog…

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Let's Find the Neighborhood that Works for You

It can be said that finding the perfect neighborhood is just as important as finding the perfect home. With countless factors to consider, how can you narrow down your search to ensure you find the home and neighborhood that’s right for you? Here are three ways that we’ll work together to find the neighborhood of…

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Home Inspection Prep Tips from the Pros!

Getting your home under contract is a great first step to getting to the closing table, but one of the most important steps that comes soon after is the home inspection. Most sellers worry about what might be found on the inspection, nervous that a buyer will walk away or that they will be faced…

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Can You Overpay for a House?

I work exclusively with buyers and let me tell you that one of the lines I hear the most is “I’m not going to overpay for this house.” GREAT news! There’s no such thing as overpaying for a house. You are most likely going to be obtaining a loan to purchase your new home, right?…

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Hidden Fire Hazards in Your Home

With the wild fires we recently had in North Georgia and Tennessee, it made me think of an old friend from California who was a firefighter, and she advised me to NEVER use a plug-in air freshener. Apparently they are the culprit of many house fires! The hazard with plug-ins are that once the oil/fragrance…

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The Peters Company Gives Back :: Chris 180

Each month at The Peters Company, we have an opportunity to win a “PRIZE” when we hit our team goals. Who doesn’t like prizes, right? And, most of the time, the prize is a team event as we all love spending time with one another. In November, we hit another milestone month with 21 Metro…

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Shopping Scott Antique Market

The moment you go under contract on your dream home, you start imagining all of the ways you want to decorate your new home. You want to bring your dream home and pinterest board alive. Those 30 days leading up to your closing feel like an eternity while you wait for your home to close.…

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Your Paint Colors Could Affect Your Mood

Congrats! You’ve just closed on your new home (with The Peters Company, of course!) You, like many new homeowners, will probably start with a fresh coat of paint to make your new home feel like “yours”. Of course you’ll choose paint colors that are appealing to you and many of you might even think about…

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Time for a Family Beach Home?

Summer rolls around and I start reading the latest Mary Kay Andrews beach novel and dreaming of spending my summer on the beach with my children like one of those wealthy characters in her books. Then, I wake up! I have a job and no family beach home! So, I just keep reading and wishing…

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