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My Alabama Home Isn’t Selling: Reasons Why

On average, most homes sit on the market for about two months, so if your home isn’t selling, it’s probably time to make a change. Having a home sit on the market for an extended period of time is frustrating, discouraging, and expensive. As a standard when selling a home, the sooner it sells, the … Continued

What are the Four Major Categories of Mortgages in Alabama?

What are the Four Major Categories of Mortgages in Alabama?

With home values increasing daily, it’s important for prospective home buyers to be in-the-know when it comes to the major categories of mortgages.  In recent years, the housing market has been trending upward with an increase in overall home values, a vibrant market, and exceptionally low interest rates.  There are four major categories of mortgages: … Continued

My Backyard is Bland: What Should I Do?

My Backyard is Bland: What Should I Do?

Backyards can be the setting for some of the greatest moments in life: weddings, birthday parties, barbeques, and more.  Oftentimes, though, yards are neglected or boring and can easily become a mass of unused space. If yours is feeling a little bland, here are some tips for taking your space from drab to fab. Grow … Continued

The 6 Best Ways To Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal

The 6 Best Ways To Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal

The exterior presentation of the home is known as curb appeal, and boosting yours can make your home look more inviting, expensive, and desirable. When you’re preparing your home for a sale, it’s a great idea to focus on the high-use interior areas—such as the kitchen and bathrooms. However, many homeowners make the mistake of … Continued

How Does Home Equity Work?

How Does Home Equity Work?

Owning a home is appealing for several reasons, but one of the most critical aspects of homeownership is the potential for home equity. Earning equity through your homeownership can change your future and open up an entire world of possibilities. So what exactly is home equity, and how does it work? How can you get … Continued

What to Look for in a Real Estate Agent

What to Look for in a Real Estate Agent

Working with a seasoned real estate agent could mean the difference between a smooth home sale or a turbulent one. Vet your agent carefully so that you don’t get stuck with one who doesn’t have your best interests at heart. Learn more about the importance of working with the right agent in today’s blog.  Why … Continued

The Ins and Outs of Foreclosure in Alabama

The Ins and Outs of Foreclosure in Alabama

Foreclosure is the legal process where your mortgage company gains ownership of your house, also known as repossessing the property. It occurs when the homeowner can’t make a payment on their mortgage or has defaulted or violated its terms.  Read on to learn more about this process.  What Happens if My Property is Foreclosed On?  … Continued

What is an Open Concept Floor Plan_

What is an Open Concept Floor Plan?

If you’re familiar with housing trends or have researched home improvement, you’ve probably heard of the term “open concept floor plan” more than a few times. It seems like most new home buyers are eager to buy a house with this type of floor plan. Homeowners with older properties have sledgehammers in hand, ready to … Continued

What is an Open House_

What is an Open House?

If you plan on selling your home, you may have done some cursory research by now. You’ve probably stumbled upon the term “open house.” So, what exactly does it mean? An open house is a set period when numerous prospective buyers can swing by and check out your home without an appointment.  Learn more information … Continued

Buying a House on a Contract: Is It Worth It?

Buying a House on a Contract: Is It Worth It?

When you purchase a residence on a contract, you’ve agreed to buy a house by entering a contract with the seller. The buyer and seller need to agree to a selling price as well as other costs.  Is buying a house on a contract in Alabama ideal? Stay tuned to find out.    The Process … Continued