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December 7, 2018

Land for Sale Upson County | Lot #17 Potato Creek Road | MLS # 8493844


Land Is Full Of Timber And Has Been Used For Hunting For Years! Five Mile Creek Is The Property Line Per Plat. Property In CUVA Since 2014 Per County Records And Assists With Tax Savings! Hunting Season Is In Effect So Please Contact Agent Prior To Viewing AND Wear Bright Clothing (Example: Hunter Orange) While Walking Property!

Call Alicia at McLeRoy Realty today! 

770.584.1854 | 770.567.3030

December 6, 2018

Easy-Up, Easy-Down Decor Hacks for Stress-Free Holidays

From Houselogic 

Give or take a Scrooge or two, everybody loves the holidays: Decorating the tree, hanging lights, hanging holly … all those things! But you know what nobody loves? Taking all those things down.

Because, wow, what an unorganized mess.

Before you go all Scrooge, get your jolly back with these simple holiday decorating hacks.

#1 Protect Ornaments With Holiday Recyclables

Image: Anne Arntson for HouseLogic

Trimming the tree should feel like the happy ending of a Lifetime holiday movie, not a game show guessing which box will contain broken memories.

Keep ornaments safe for next year by stowing them in leftover party cups, hot-glued onto a piece of foam board cut to fit inside a storage bin, recommends Lisa Woodruff, a Cincinnati-based professional organizer.

Or pack ornaments away using bubble wrap from holiday packages, or egg cartons from those countless cookies you made.

All of these options make for shock-absorbent padding that’s more durable than paper towels or tissue paper.

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#2 Create a Year-Round Focal Point

Image: Richelle Hesselink

You dream of decking every hall, every year, but when the holidays roll around, you’ve got a brisket to bake and cocktails to clink.

So focus your festive energy on just one iconic focal point — a wreath on the front door or greenery on the mantel — something that easily changes with the seasons.

Or, create a display that makes you feel merry year-round. (Try repurposing storefront letters to spell out “LOVE” or “JOY” — sentiments that never go out of season.)

#3 Get a Decorating Toolbox

Image: Courtesy of Lowes.com

Before you can hang a single strand of lights or sprig of mistletoe, you have to find the gosh-darn zip ties, track down the floral wire, and repurpose a few extension cords.

Just thinking about the prep work makes you ready for a long winter’s nap. But this year’s gonna be your prep for next year, and the years to follow.

As you put everything up, keep a running checklist of what you need. Then stock a toolbox that gets replenished every year.

#4 Leave Your Light Hooks and Nails in Place for Next Year

If you like to trim your home’s roof and siding with holiday lights, you know what a hassle it is to find last year’s nail holes while balancing on a ladder with your extremities slowly freezing.

So, this year, use hooks that match your siding (not nails because they fall out easier) or paint them so they are indistinguishable from your siding or trim before you put them up.

Then leave them up when you take down your lights.

Come next year, just rehang your lights and bask in your twinkling success.

#5 Wrap Lights Around Cardboard

Image: Christina Hoffmann for HouseLogic

There’s nothing like a multicolored knot of lights to put a damper on your bright holiday spirit.

So as you take down this year’s lights, wrap them around empty gift boxes or cardboard. Make a small notch on each side to keep the ends snugly in place.

Next year you’ll spend less time untangling your lights and more time basking in them.

#6 Hang Wreaths on Rods or in Rafters

Image: Russell Gregory

All year you look forward to hanging that wreath you got for a steal at an after-Christmas sale.

Rather than tossing it in a trash bag, where it can too easily get seriously mushed or even forgotten, hang it on a rod or from nails hammered into the attic rafters or garage walls, Woodruff recommends.

It will be easy to find, and will be in pristine shape for next year.

#7 Store Your Tree With the Decorations on It

Image: Chris Baldwin

No, seriously.

If strategizing the placement of skiing Garfield and his 107 dangly friends is your least favorite part of holiday decorating, skip it after this year.

Ask someone to help you tightly wrap this year’s decorated (artificial) tree — yep, ornaments and all — with heavy-duty stretch plastic wrap (the type that professional movers use, which you can find at home improvement stores).

Next year, just cut the wrap and reshape the branches.

Happy holidays indeed.

#8 Or Give In and Buy a Tree Bag

Image: BalsamHill.com

Every December 26, you begin to dread awkwardly wrestling your artificial tree back into its original packaging.

This year, go ahead and spend the 50 bucks on a tree bag or box, Woodruff says. It will seal out dirt, dust, and bugs, won’t smash the branches, and some styles even allow you to store your tree fully or partially assembled.

Plus, just knowing you can skip the reassembly next time makes for an extra happy New Year.

#9 Trim Those Trimmings

Image: Give Back Box

Getting out decorations should be a welcome walk down memory lane — not a guilt trip through items you “should” display but … ugh.

So when you take down this year’s decor, follow the old rule for paring down your wardrobe and get rid of anything you didn’t use — you know, that carol-singing mounted fish from your dad or Nana’s crocheted coaster set — and donate them.

“If it’s a sentimental item, take a picture of it,” Woodruff says.

You won’t waste storage space and, come next year, you’ll be greeted only by items you love and use.

#10 Organize By Room

If you’ve got snowmen in every bathroom and a jingle bell on every drawer, you may end up with mountains of half-empty boxes piled everywhere for longer than you spend enjoying the decor.

Get your halls decked more efficiently by sorting your boxes of trimmings by room, Woodruff suggests.

Then, label each light strand by location — mantel, doorway, tree, etc. Decorating is merrier when you can grab a bin and make an evening of it, one room at a time.

#11 Create a “Must-Have” Bin

Image: Anne Arntson for HouseLogic

Put all your favorite decorations in one “first-up, last-down” bin.

Next year, you’ll spend more time enjoying your cherished menorah or manger and less time rummaging to find it.

October 8, 2018

Home for Sale Pike County | 1141 Hay Road Meansville, GA 3056 | MLS # 8464470

$389,000

Don’t miss this opportunity to own this beautiful cabin home on over 80 acres in Pike County!


 Two parcels being sold together. The setting includes several acres of mature hardwoods with established trails, full creek access, open fields and even mountain views. Home is tenant occupied, please allow ample notice before showing. Home features metal roof and farm style kitchen. Use caution when viewing land. Two parcels can be purchased separately, please text agent for prices and information.

See full listing details here. 

Contact Nathan at McLeRoy Realty to see this home today! 770.468.0768 | 770.567.3030

October 2, 2018

Fall Events in our area!

Oak Hill Baptist Church Trunk or Treat

https://www.facebook.com/events/984687068399316/ 

Free Family Event!

Join us on Wednesday, October 31st 6:00 to 8:00pm for our Annual TRUNK OR TREAT. We will have TONS of Decorated Trunks and Candy for ALL kids. Invite your family, friends and neighbors. 

We look forward to having your family join us as we offer a fun and safe option on Halloween!

Rock Ranch Not So Spooky Halloween 

https://www.facebook.com/events/419692985194210/
Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 10 AM – 8 PM
Not-So-Spooky Halloween at The Rock Ranch! Fun for all ages including costume contests for people and pups (must be on a leash), trick-or-treating, World Champion Frisbee Dog shows, magic shows and balloon twisting by Atlanta Entertainer of the Year, Tommy Johns, Meet and greets and photo ops with Pete the Cat

Thomaston Main St. Fall-o-Ween Spooktakular

https://www.facebook.com/events/684200135278033/


Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 12 PM – 8 PM
Thomaston Main Street Fall-o-Ween Spooktakular
Downtown Thomaston
Sat. October 20th 12noon-8pm
Activities include…. Costume & Pet Parade, 
All kinds of vendors, Music & Entertainment, Street Dance, Kids Zone, more info coming soon!!!
https://www.facebook.com/events/1987876741510346/

Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 6 PM – 9 PM

This year we are having a ‘Fall Show” instead of a “Christmas Show”. You can only sing Jingle Bells so many times! We look forward to performing all of our NEW songs for you at this show! Tell your friends, family and anyone else who enjoys a great LIVE performance to come out and support these young performers!

Trick or Treat on the Square – McDonough

https://www.facebook.com/events/311999459566003/

Friday, October 26, 2018 at 3 PM – 5 PM

Come enjoy a Downtown McDonough tradition! Candy and entertainment for the children! Safe and free and fun! Join us from 3pm-5pm!

Griffin Downtown Trick or Treat 

https://www.facebook.com/events/293626424796511/

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 4 PM – 6 PM

Trunk or Treat! First Baptist Church Barnesville

https://www.facebook.com/events/271927056763679/

Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 5 PM – 7 PM
Trunk or Treat!

T-Town Fall Festival – Northridge Church

https://www.facebook.com/events/1046922888819571/

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 4 PM – 8 PM
Join us for a fun Family Event in our community! The Fall festival is promised to be another community event that you do not want to miss. Enjoy the day with Live music, Food Vendors, Inflatables, Games, and tons of Candy! We hope to continue this tradition.

Mt. Olive Trunk or Treat

September 24, 2018

Home for Sale Pike County | 280 Wood Creek Road Williamson, GA 30292 | MLS # 8456360


A Long Driveway Carries You Up To This Unique Victorian House. The House Consists Of Three (3) Floors W/A Total Living Area Of 2698 Square Feet. There Are Four Bedrooms W/Three And A Half Bathrooms. Three Of The Four Bedrooms Including The Master Bedroom Are On The Second Floor. Third Floor Consists Of A Bonus Room, Fourth Bedroom And A Full Bathroom. The Kitchen Has Stainless Steel Appliances Including A Refrigerator. A Keeping Room Shares The Open Floor Plan With The Kitchen. A Large Hall Foyer, Formal Dining Room, Living Room And Half Bathroom Have Hardwood Flooring. The Master Bedroom/Living Room And Formal Dining Room All Have Bay Windows. Worried About The Detached Garage? A Covered Breezeway Takes Care Of That Issue. What A Big Front Yard To Enjoy!

See full listing details here! 

Contact Alicia today to see this home! 770.584.1854 | 770.567.3030

September 24, 2018

Land for Sale Pike County | 6080 New Hope Road Milner, GA 30257 | MLS # 8454951

$54,900


Location Is The Key Word For This Land Listing! Located Close To Highway 41 And Giving Access To Griffin/Barnesville Plus Convenient To Zebulon! Wooded Tract With Over 790′ Of Road Frontage And Appears To Have Potential To Build A House With A Basement. Property Had A Soil Analysis Completed In 2007 (Docs) When Sellers Planned To Build. An Old Homesite Was Torn Down (Permit Issued 2010 As Per County Records) And A Block Front Porch And Covered Well Remain On Property. Hunting Season Is Beginning So Please Call If Planning To Walk Property And Wear Bright Clothing While In The Woods!

See full listing here! 

Contact Alicia at McLeRoy Realty at 770.584.1854 | 770.567.3030

September 12, 2018

Home for Sale Pike County | L-8 Hamilton Road Concord, GA 30206 | MLS # 8450802

New Construction in Concord!

$208,000

 

  • Approx. 1750 square feet with 3 Bedroom 2 Baths, bonus with storage closet.
  • Home will have the following upgrades: granite countertops, laminate flooring in main area, tile in baths and carpet in the bedrooms.
  • Blown insulation in attic.
  • See full listing details here
  • Contact Kacie at McLeRoy Realty today!
    • 678.588.3074
    • 770.567.3030
September 12, 2018

UNDER CONTRACT! Home for Sale Pike County | L-12 W. Curtis Road Concord, GA 30206 | MLS # 8450814

New Construction in Concord!

$208,000
  • Approx. 1750 square feet with 3 Bedroom 2 Baths, bonus with storage closet.
  • Home will have the following upgrades: granite countertops, laminate flooring in main area, tile in baths and carpet in the bedrooms.
  • Blown insulation in attic.
  • See full listing details here. 
  • Contact Angi at McLeRoy Realty for more information today!
    • 770.468.3549
    • 770.567.3030

 

September 10, 2018

Home for Sale Fayette County | 330 Price Road Brooks, GA 30205 | MLS # 8449795

Welcome to a little slice of Heaven!

$250000

 

  • Very privately situated 5.7 ac with pond in sought after Whitewater School District!
  • Recently Renovated! New Roof, new paint, new floors, new hot water heater!
  • Too much to list!
  • Fenced in back yard, detached garage and in the perfect location!
  • Come see the one today!
  • See full listing details here.
  • Contact Heather at McLeRoy Realty today for more information!
    • 678.588.5376 | 770.567.3030
September 6, 2018

Home for Sale Pike County | 188 Holly Lane The Rock, GA 30285 | MLS # 8447440

Private, custom built family home.

$110,000
  • Entering through a handicap accessible covered front porch, this home boast an open floor plan with beautiful exposed wood beams all throughout the common areas.
  • Real hardwood floors flow through the entire home.
  • The master bedroom is over sized with 2 closets and a tiled shower in the master bathroom.
  • The spare bedroom is a good size as well and also has a tiled shower in the guest bathroom.
  • All appliances to remain with the home at buyers request.
  • See full listing here. 
  • Contact Kacie at McLeRoy Realty for more information
    • 678.588.3047 | 770.567.3030