Real Estate Provides Retirement Savings Alternatives

If your retirement savings took a hit that they haven’t yet been able to recover from after the recession, you are like the many Americans now facing losses in your nest egg. Instead of watching your money stay stagnant or decrease rather than grow, you should explore alternative ways to save. The Equifax Finance Blog shares some insightful ideas for making[...]

Consider Tax Implications when Renovating

There are a lot of weighty decisions to make if you are considering renovating your home or other real estate. These decisions just don’t include what kind of tile to place or ceiling fan to install. There are a lot of advantages that can be enjoyed if you consider the benefits of state and federal tax credits too! The Equifax Finance[...]

Peggy Slappey Properties Celebrates 30 Years of Serving Atlanta Families

Peggy Slappey Properties, a leader in Atlanta-area home sales, is celebrating its 30th year of serving Atlanta families. Founded in May 1982, the full-service real estate brokerage has office locations in Buford and Dacula. A third generation real estate agent, Peggy Slappey founded her independent firm to serve residents of North Atlanta. In recent years, she has welcomed sons Glen and[...]

Financial Planners Offer Advice for Every Life Stage

Many people consider financial advisors the same way they consider doctors and many other specialists, a person to visit when problems arise. Putting financial advisors into that nook does them little justice, especially if you want to reach your financial goals. Jeff Rose explains more about the advantages to consulting a financial advisor on the Equifax Finance Blog article, “ Investing Tips:[...]

Why HOA’s H-E-L-P

By Josh Irwin, Associate Broker As a real estate professional, many new home shoppers have asked me over the years, “Why does the community need a homeowner’s association?” Before the Internet, I would spend an hour or two talking my clients through the values of a homeowners association, or HOA, and why master-planned communities benefit from well defined and active associations.  Now,[...]