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First Time Home Buyer :: Congrats to Brandon!

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Hall

Congrats, Brandon on buying your first home! Brandon – with the patience of a saint – snagged a great short sale (one of the few!) in Village Walk of East Atlanta. Brandon, a self-proclaimed perfectionist, knew that he wanted to find a great investment and home for himself. Brandon is not an Atlanta native, but he had the help of many friends who made the home search not only fun, but also entertaining! We appreciate past client, Jason for referring Brandon to our team AND for housing Brandon as he waited for his short sale approval! Congrats again, Brandon!

Congrats to Eric & Michelle :: Proud owners of a Huntley Hills home!

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Warren

Congrats to Eric & Michelle on the purchase of your adorable Huntley Hills home! After renting in Drew Valley, you knew it was time to find a place of your own. The great space in your new house will be a perfect for your art room, and the active community of Huntley Hills is great for summer fun! Thanks for trusting The Peters Company to help with your first home purchase!

Congratulations, Jennifer! Your Buckhead Condo is SOLD! Next chapter begins…

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

congrats jennifer

Congratulations, Jennifer! Your adorable 1 bed/1 bath condo in Terraces at Peachtree on Biscayne SOLD! What a fabulous location and perfect first home! We know you have had wonderful memories there but even more fabulous memories to come… We are so thrilled for you as you approach your wedding day! Thank you so much for not only trusting us 6 years ago when you purchased your condo but allowing us to represent you on the sale as well! What a treat to have repeat clients… especially those that are friends! Thank you from the bottom of our hearts! We wish you and Michael many many many years of happiness! *Photo of Lesley Peters and Jennifer at closing! :)

Congratulations, Julie and Sam! Your Piedmont Heights home SOLD in 10 days!

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

406 Wimbledon Dr

Congratulations, Sam and Julie! We have enjoyed working with you over the past year. In fact, I know you guys never dreamed you’d be moving when you bought your adorable home in Piedmont Heights literally one year ago this month! We know, however, that you guys are especially excited to get back home to Savannah and it seems everything lined up just perfectly! Not only did your adorable home sell in 10 short days it also sold for 14% more than you guys paid last May! Unbelievable! Now that is BUYING low and SELLING high at it’s best! Thank you guys for your business over the past year! Our team has enjoyed getting to know you so very much! We wish you the best in Savannah!

Congratulations, Ashley on your trendy Buckhead Condo!

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

Lodato

We’d like to send out a BIG congrats to first time home buyer, Ashley! Once Ashley decided that she would make Atlanta her home, she knew that she wanted a place that was both cozy and trendy. She found that in her amazing condo in Paramount at Buckhead where she scored a great deal in an multiple offer situation! After a few months of looking and narrowing down the perfect building, the Paramount became an obvious choice with its great amenities and views. Ashley’s patience and persistence in a tough seller’s market throughout the winter paid off, and now we know she’s enjoying a beautiful summer by the pool! Congrats again, Ashley!

Congrats, Chesley and Amy! Your Ridgewood Heights home is SOLD!

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

2811 ridgemore rd

Congrats Chesley and Amy! Your Ridgewood Heights home in Buckhead’s beloved Morris Brandon Elementary school district is officially SOLD! And… WOW! The Buckhead real estate market is HOT - Selling in 2 short days for over 100% of list price! We’re thrilled for you guys! Your patience and decision to rent this adorable home during the market downturn paid off. You waited for the PERFECT time to sell! We can’t thank you enough for your friendship and support of The Peters Company over the years! Thank you for your faith in us as friends and your Atlanta real estate agents of choice! Did we mention how much we appreciate your referrals to? You guys are big ADVOCATES and for that we are very thankful!

Congrats, Alan! Your Piedmont Park Midtown Condo is SOLD!

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

242 12th St

Congrats, Alan and Jannah! Y’all have had a busy couple of months… Moving, wedding, honeymoon! Exciting times! Of course, the day of your wedding would be the day that you receive an offer on your adorable Piedmont Park condo and have to negotiate! That’s how it always works! I must say that we sincerely appreciate your sense of urgency in getting all the paperwork done! When the lender called with last minute crazy requests of your HOA, you guys were on top of it! In this market, it truly takes a village to get a home sold! Thank you guys for being AWESOME clients! And, special thanks to our The Peters Company’s own Heather Thomas for referring us! Did we mention that Alan is Heather’s brother-in-law? Fun fun!

Congratulations, Love on selling your adorable Grant Park home!

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

689 Home AvenueWe first met Love back in the beginning of 2013! An agent friend of hers was talking about selling her home but decided that it just wasn’t in his location of expertise. So, we felt incredibly humbled that he would recommend us, The Peters Company, to help Love get her home sold! When Andy and Love first met, they decided that it might be a better option to hold on and rent the home out for a year hoping for prices to rise! And, that they did! When they came back to look at the Grant Park comparable sales a year later, they were MUCH improved and Love was ready to pull the trigger and get her adorable Atlanta bungalow sold! 689 Home Avenue sold within a month on the market for 95% of list price! Congrats to Love! And, special thanks to Lee for trusting us to help get Love’s home SOLD!

Congratulations, Brandon and Deidra on Your First Home Purchase!

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

IMG_8546We’d love to send out a huge congrats to Brandon and Deidra on purchasing their first home! It’s a big year for the couple with a wedding on the horizon, but they successfully tackled house hunting, and found an awesome deal and a gorgeous home. The couple met while at college in Milledgeville, so they both loved the feel of an older home. When a house in the desirable Berkeley Park area hit the market, they acted fast and scored an amazing craftsman style bungalow built in 1930! Brandon and Deidra got a crash course in first time home buying, and we thank them for being great clients!

 

Did you buy a Metro Atlanta home in 2013? Don’t forget to file for Homestead Exemption!

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

Do you like saving money? How about lots of money? If so, you must APPLY for your Homestead Exemption!

What is Homestead Exemption? Homestead Exemption is available to legal residents of Georgia for their primary homes. You are able to claim a partial exemption, which can amount to substantial property tax savings. Senior citizens may have additional exemptions available. Check with your county tax office. You are entitled to the Homestead Exemption if you owned and occupied your home on or before December 31, 2013. The Homestead Exemption filing deadlines vary by county.  However, most Metro Atlanta counties deadlines are now April 1, 2014.

Homeowners may need to provide their Warranty Deed book and page, proof of residence, social security numbers, driver’s license and car tag info.  If the property is located within city limits, the homeowner may be required to file with the city as well. See list below for more information on Metro Atlanta counties:

Gwinnett County – deadline is April 1, 2014  770-822-8800

http://gwinnetttaxcommissioner.manatron.com/Tabs/Property/HomesteadExemption.aspx

 Fulton County – deadline is April 1, 2014  404-612-6440

http://www.qpublic.net/ga/fulton/basic_homestead.html

 DeKalb County – deadline is April 1, 2014  404-298-4000

http://web.co.dekalb.ga.us/TaxCommissioner/homesteadGen.html

 Cobb County – deadline is April 1, 2014   770-528-8600

http://www.cobbtax.org/property/exemptioninformation

 Clayton County – deadline is April 1, 2014  770-477-3311

http://www.claytoncountyga.gov/departments/tax-assessor/residential-property.aspx

 Cherokee County – deadline is April 1, 2014  678-493-6120

http://www.cherokeega.com/departments/department.cfm?displaySection=Homestead%20Exemptions.txt&departmentid=30

 Henry County – deadline is April 1, 2014  770-288-8180                 

http://www.co.henry.ga.us/taxcommissioner/PropertyTaxExemptions.shtml

 Forsyth County – deadline is April 1, 2014  770-781-2106

 http://www.qpublic.net/ga/forsyth/homestead.html

 Douglas County – deadline is April 1, 2014  770-920-7272

http://www.douglastaxcommissioner.com/ 

Fayette County – deadline is April 1, 2014   770-461-3652

http://www.fayettecountytaxcomm.com/subpages/Homestead.asp

 Paulding County – deadline is April 1, 2014   770-443-7606

http://www.paulding.gov/index.aspx?NID=210

* Special thanks to Leigh Clack of Neel and Robinson Attorneys for providing this information.

If The Peters Company can be of further assistance, don’t hesitate to let us know!  We are ALWAYS a phone call or email away and would love to help in any way.  It’s our pleasure to always provide the most relevant and helpful information when it comes to Metro Atlanta real estate!  404-419-3619

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