Category Archives: Buyers

Energy Efficient Upgrades Save Money on Monthly Bills

As much as half of the average homeowner’s monthly utility expenses go toward cooling and heating, according to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). For many households, that makes energy the largest home-related expense each month, next to a mortgage payment. Fortunately, numerous technological advances are making it easier than ever to manage home energy use. Smart thermostats and electricity... Read More »


Light Traffic, Just One More Reason to Love Carrollton, Georgia!

Traffic. It’s a major headache in the metro Atlanta area, which is why Carrollton and West Georgia are such great places to live and work. In January, the American Transportation Research Institute released its annual list highlighting the 100 most congested bottlenecks for trucks in America. Seven are in Atlanta, including the number one worst location for truck congestion in... Read More »


Bremen, GA Open Houses – Jan 16th 4pm-6pm

Open Houses (Open to the Public) When: Jan 16th, 4pm-6pm Where: Lauren Heights Subdivision, Bremen, GA (for more info on each property, click on the links below) –412 Kristie Ln –421 Kristie Ln –391 Gladys Dr –258 Kris St –427 Kristie Ln Hosted by: Britt Duffey, Duffey Realty Read More »


It’s That Time—2018 color trends vary from bold primary hues to warm neutrals

We’ve still got a few weeks left in 2017, but the color experts are already announcing their favorite paint shades for 2018. In September, the Pantone Color Institute announced its Fashion Color Trend Report Spring 2018 edition ahead of New York Fashion Week. The top two colors are bold primary colors: Meadowlark, a lively shade of yellow, and Cherry Tomato,... 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 »


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 »


OPEN HOUSE – 261 Roopville Veal Road, Roopville, GA 30170

On Sunday, August 13, 2017 from 2:00-4:00 EDT, Jean Waldrop will be hosting an OPEN HOUSE at 261 Roopville Veal Rd in Roopville, GA 30170. A beautiful Million Dollar View greets you as you step out onto the brand new, full length of the house deck.  Each room on the rear of the house has direct access to the deck, and... Read More »


Open House – 120 Shady Lane, Carrollton, GA 30116

You are invited to an Open House on Sunday, June 25, 2017 from 2:00 pm – 4:00pm EDT at: 120 Shady Lane in Carrollton, GA. Love for the outdoors is apparent at this home with lots of care taken to create a gorgeous yet relaxing setting. A pool, screened porch, flowing pond, vine covered gazebo, pool house, and beautiful landscaping,... Read More »


HOAs—Horror or Harmony?

Homeowners associations (HOAs) are not always popular with residents, but there are upsides to the protections they offer. Most of us have heard the HOA horror stories of residents battling neighbors over what many of us would consider insignificant issues. For example, in 2015 a Missouri family fought to keep a wooden playset in their backyard after their HOA objected... Read More »