Category Archives: News

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 »


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 »


261 Roopville Veal Road, Roopville, GA 30170-For Sale

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 upon entering this home from the front door, the view “almost to Alabama” is visible. All rooms in this home are comfortable and oversized. Each... 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 »


Set your Child on a Solid Financial Path that leads to Home Ownership

April is Financial Literacy Month and a great opportunity to talk to your child about the importance of wise financial choices.  Financial wisdom, if attained early in life, can ensure a much smoother process down the road when your child is ready to make, most likely, the largest purchase of their life—a home. If you have young children, you may... Read More »


Reverse Mortgage or Downsize – Which is Better?

Charles and Deborah have been semi-retired for a few years and are ready to call their professional lives complete. They really want to do some traveling while they are still healthy and energetic. The only problem? They are concerned about depleting their savings. They have heard about reverse mortgages and wonder if that might be a good way to use... 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 »


Drone Photography-A New Perspective on Real Estate in West Georgia

7241 Cantrell Rd, Douglasville, GA 30135 – $569,000 Years ago, my grandmother gave each of her children an aerial photo of the family farm. Taken by a savvy photographer who had hired a plane to fly over the area, the photos showed a perspective of the land my dad and uncles never had as they tilled and planted acres of... Read More »


Made in Carrollton, GA: Superior Recreational Products

Nothing makes children happier than a playground, and some of the best playgrounds in the country are made right here in Carrollton by Superior Recreational Products. Superior’s headquarters have been located in Carrollton since 1992. From the beginning, the company’s mission has been to provide high quality outdoor recreation environments. In 1992 playground equipment was the only product, but through... Read More »


Happy Thanksgiving!

On this Thanksgiving Day, we at Duffey Realty are grateful for the blessings of life—especially our family, friends, and freedom. We also value you, the customers who since 1982 have trusted Duffey Realty to help make their “Homegrown Dreams” a reality. In this season and all year long, Duffey Realty values what is important to you: Time – Your time... Read More »