Category Archives: News

Welcome to DuffeyRealty.com

Welcome to DuffeyRealty.com, the only website you need to search for properties throughout western Georgia and eastern 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 »


9 Fun Fall Events in West Georgia

October tends to bring cooler weather and lots of choices for family fun to West Georgia and East Alabama. We’ve collected a few ideas for the weeks ahead. Check out these local events. Better yet, grab a friend and go together. There’s no better way to spend a fall day than with fun, food, and friends. Concerts at the AMP,... Read More »


Home is…

Have you ever stopped to think about the intangibles that make a house into a beautiful home?  Faith, love, safety, encouragement, resolve, time together. Too often, we place so much focus on building a house, decorating it, equipping it, and making it look perfect that we lose focus of the things that will truly make us happy.  There is no doubt these... Read More »


Fireworks+Safety = A Happy Independence Day!

Parades, homemade ice cream, apple pie, and fireworks. For most of us, the July 4th Independence Day celebration is a day of tradition, and fireworks are a big part of the day. Prior to 2015, fireworks sales were prohibited in Georgia, which resulted in Georgia residents traveling across state lines to fireworks vendors in Alabama, Florida, South Carolina, or Tennessee... Read More »


Tax Day is April 17: Are you Ready?

Tax season is in full swing, and the April 17 Tax Day deadline is quickly approaching. Wait a minute, you may be thinking. Tax Day is always April 15, right? Well, yes and no. The regular IRS tax return filing date is April 15. But April 15 falls on Sunday this year, and the Washington D.C. Emancipation Day holiday is... Read More »


Georgians in the Olympics

Glued to the TV every night to watch snowboarding and ice skating? Checking the medal count every morning? Olympic fever is strong these days as the games enter their second week of competition, and Douglasville is one Georgia city with a higher temp than most. That’s because Douglasville native, Elana Meyers Taylor, is competing at the Pyeong Chang Games 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 »


Prepare Your Child for Safety at Night with These Tips

November 5 signaled the end of Daylight Savings Time for 2017. What does that mean here in Carrollton, Georgia, and the surrounding region? Afternoons get shorter and darkness falls sooner. Earlier darkness makes night safety a priority for everyone, especially our children. Often distracted by conversations with friends and hand-held technology, tweens, teens, and college students may not be paying... 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 »