Welcome to DuffeyRealty.com

Welcome to DuffeyRealty.com, the only website you need to search for properties throughout West Georgia and East Alabama. If you have been here before, welcome back! We hope you love the changes. If this is your first time to visit us, you may be wondering, “What’s so special about this website?” The answer is that we have made several improvements... Read More »


When It Comes to Repair and Upkeep, Your Home’s Age Matters

“Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” While most people apply this old saying to people, it could describe buying an older home, too. Older homes have character, charm, and personality, writes Melissa Darcey, a frequent contributor to The SafeWise Report at www.safewise.com. Often, they are located on larger lots in areas... Read More »


Protect Your Home from Flooding: Part 2

How to Protect Yourself from Lying, Cheating Scammers After a Disaster When a flood event happens, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is one of the first organizations on the ground to help in relief and recovery efforts. Once the danger from the flooding event has subsided, those affected by the destruction must register with FEMA in order to qualify... Read More »


Protect Your Home from Flooding: Part 1

Do I need flood insurance in Carrollton, Georgia? Many of us watched in dismay as record rainfall resulting from Hurricane Harvey brought record flooding to Houston, Texas. For some, the news reports brought back memories of recent flooding in Carrollton, Carroll County, and West Georgia. Heavy rain on Christmas Eve 2015 caused flooding in several parts of Carrollton. A portion... Read More »


Coffee in Carrollton

Did you know that there is a day honoring coffee? October 1 is officially International Coffee Day 2017, a day when member states of the International Coffee Organization (ICO) and dozens of coffee associations from around the globe encourage coffee lovers to celebrate their favorite hot beverage. This year, Oct. 1 is on Sunday, so the ICO has declared the... Read More »


LOCK-in on the Latest Home Security Tech

You’re running late. You grab your lunch, jump in the car, and you’re off. Minutes down the road, the questions pop into your head. Did I close the garage door? Is the front door locked? Was the dryer finished? For most of us, our home is our #1 investment. It is also a major source of worry, according to a... Read More »


Create Small Spaces with Big Style

Like colleges across the country, the University of West Georgia in Carrollton will welcome hundreds of new students to campus this fall. Many will find themselves adjusting to sharing space for the first time, and a smaller space at that. Whether you are moving for college, choosing tiny house life, or downsizing, living in a small space is trendy. That... Read More »


393 Lovell Rd, Temple, GA 30179-For Sale

Welcome to 393 Lovell Rd in Temple, GA! It is a country estate situated just south of I-20 off of Highway 113 on 40 meticulously maintained acres. The highlight of the property is the custom-built, brick ranch on a full, finished basement with almost 6000 heated square feet. There are a total of 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. The very spacious... Read More »


Don’t Let Termites Eat Up Your Investment

For thousands of years, the natural beauty and strength of wood has made it a versatile component of home building and design. Unfortunately, wood is also a favorite target of several pests that feed on its cellulose fibers. That’s why homebuyers and home sellers should enter a real estate transaction with full knowledge of a home’s wood infestation history. A... Read More »


Does Paint Color Affect the Selling Price of Your Home?

Yes, a fresh coat of paint in the right color may help sell a home for more money, but homeowners have to weigh financial priorities when prepping a home for sale. Nationally, U.S. homeowners spend $15,190 on average in extra or hidden costs associated with selling their home, according to a new analysis from Zillow® and Thumbtack, an online service... Read More »