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Your Success Is Our Success… We are looking to expand our team.

Your Success Is Our Success… We are looking to expand our team.

             So many agents have a difficult time succeeding in their real estate career because as soon as they are recruited they are placed at a desk and told to start generating business. In essence,…

Real Estate Terminology: Loan Types

Real Estate Terminology: Loan Types

When it comes to real estate loans, you’ll find that there are many options. Figuring out which loan or loans are best for your new property purchase can be confusing, but we can help. Here are some types of loans…

What Gen Y Looks for in a Home to Buy

What Gen Y Looks for in a Home to Buy

If you’ve lived in your home for some time, you notice when the neighborhood around you is changing to a younger demographic. Thinking this might be a good time to sell, you wonder what was so appealing about the house…

Pike Road Annual Crawfish Boil

Pike Road Annual Crawfish Boil

Family Fun, Live Music, & Good Cajun Food…that can only mean one thing! It’s time for a Crawfish Boil! Bring your lawn chairs, family and friends, and head over to Lake Jake at The Waters around noon! The cost is only $5 per…

Do you Want to Buy an Older House?

Do you Want to Buy an Older House?

With many older neighborhoods experiencing revitalization, an older home might be a smart investment. So, whether you’re a first-time buyer or looking to flip a house for cash, an older home in an established neighborhood might be perfect for you.…

Real Estate Terminology: Closing Costs, by Alabama Homefinders

Real Estate Terminology: Closing Costs, by Alabama Homefinders

Closing costs include all of the fees and costs associated with completing the sale or purchase of a home using a mortgage, that are in addition to the actual cost of the property itself. These costs are due at the…

Pike Road Yard Sale

Pike Road Yard Sale

Real Estate Terminology: Ratios

Real Estate Terminology: Ratios

In the vocabulary of real estate, various ratios help buyers and mortgage services determine the viability of a purchase. A ratio is a way of expressing the relationship between two values or amounts. Usually, ratios compare how much of one…

First Things First … Choosing Your New Neighborhood

First Things First … Choosing Your New Neighborhood

With all of the tools available online and off for finding your new home, you can spend lots of time thinking about the type of house you want, planning how many bedrooms, what type of flooring, what appliances come with…

Easy Curb Appeal Upgrades You Can Do On a Weekend

Easy Curb Appeal Upgrades You Can Do On a Weekend

Sometimes the idea of getting your home ready to sell can seem daunting, and you might be tempted to sell it “as is” instead. Adding a little curb appeal, however, will help your home sell faster and for more money.…

Smart Selling to Today’s Homebuyers

Smart Selling to Today’s Homebuyers

If you’re considering selling now that the housing market outlook is improving, take a few moments to consider how buyers have changed what they look for in the home buying process. During the past six years, changes in how buyers…

Planning for Multi-Generational Living

Planning for Multi-Generational Living

Extended families living in one home are more the norm these days. When looking for a home to share with your older parents, consider that while they may be completely mobile now, in the future they may need assistance to…

Open House Pitfalls, Tips and Etiquette for Buyers

Open House Pitfalls, Tips and Etiquette for Buyers

So, you’re thinking of buying a home … where do you begin? Potential buyers new to the real estate market may not know exactly what they want in a home, or where they want to live. The dream homes in…

How to Survive Transition

How to Survive Transition

Timing the closing of your new home purchase with the end of your lease agreement or sale of your existing home is tricky, to say the least. Rarely does it work out that you move directly from one home to…

Now is the time to list your home, don’t wait to spring.

Now is the time to list your home, don’t wait to spring.

Typically the end of the Holiday season and New Years signal the advent of Spring, so putting your home on the market around the time of the Spring Equinox might be the perfect option for you. Markets vary, so only…

Add a Romantic Touch to Your Open House

Add a Romantic Touch to Your Open House

When staging your home for an open house, consider connecting to the season, holiday or local events to give your home that memorable “I see myself living here” quality. With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, consider adding a vase…

Do I Need to Paint the Whole House White?

Do I Need to Paint the Whole House White?

You are getting ready to paint a home you know you will sell within a couple of years. Chances are, a helpful family member or friend reminds you that to sell, everything should be painted white. After all, a buyer…

Wanting to Sell Your Home but Not Quite Ready to Move?

Wanting to Sell Your Home but Not Quite Ready to Move?

You know that you need to move, and the market is right to sell, but you’re not quite ready to pack up everything. After all, you still have to live in your home until it sells. So how do you…