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DIY Renovation Tips

DIY Renovation Tips

If you’re thinking of buying a fixer-upper for the first time, whether to live in yourself or to flip, doing some of the renovations yourself can be satisfying and economical. You’ve watched plenty of television shows where novices remodeled a…

We are looking to expand our office!! Partial Scholarships Available!

We are looking to expand our office!! Partial Scholarships Availa

We are looking to expand our team! Partial Scholarships available!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…

Spring Means Servicing Your Air Conditioner

Spring Means Servicing Your Air Conditioner

In preparation for warmer summer days, spring is the perfect time to have your air conditioner serviced. With regular service, air conditioning units can continue to function in the most efficient and effective way possible. Neglected units are more costly…

How to get Clean Sparkling Windows

How to get Clean Sparkling Windows

The warming days of spring are the perfect time to bring some light and air into your home. Whether you are planning to sell your home now or sometime in the future, having clean bright windows gives a home a…

Can I Afford to Be a Landlord?

Can I Afford to Be a Landlord?

According to Freddie Mac, the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (FHLMC), multifamily rent growth should level out to its long-term average performance as interest rates increase. That does not mean that investing in a multifamily property is a bad idea,…

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…