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A Senior’s Approach to House Flipping Profitability

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Flipping homes is a great way to enhance investment profits. Many people get into the market in an effort to create immediate portfolio momentum. But there are a number of things that you have to get right as as you approach the flipping marketplace. Seniors in Hoover, AL are finding great positive mobility in their financial futures with the help of …

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HOMES TOO PRICEY IN MOUNTAIN BROOK AND VESTAVIA HILLS? CONSIDER AN ARM LOAN

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If you don’t want to give up your dream of living in your preferred school district of Mountain Brook or Vestavia Hills, Alabama, consider an ARM loan to keep payments manageable. Last week, mortgage applications spiked by 5% over the previous week due to a minor increase in inventory and a fear of interest rates going higher. Having met with Anoop …

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Should You Renovate Your Vestavia Hills Home Before You Sell?

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Getting ready to sell your home certainly involves a lot of factors; – searching for the perfect place to move, coordinating logistics with the moving van and helpers, and packing up all of your stuff in organized boxes. So, you may not love the idea of adding another big project to your plate, such as whether you should renovate your Vestavia …

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After the Move: A Checklist for Settling Into Your New Home

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So, here you are. You’ve moved your life to a new city or state, and the hardest parts of relocating are behind you. While you should enjoy a little peace of mind after all of your hard work, your job is not complete until you settle in and make your new living environment feel like home. After the move, follow …

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SELLING FSBO IN 2022 CAN BE A MINEFIELD

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Selling FSBO in 2022 can be incredibly problematic if you don’t know how to deal with the crazy market we are experiencing right now. It’s very tempting to think that it is a simple matter to do it yourself, but trusting your most valuable asset to inexperience and lack of familiarity of the current market could cost you tens of …

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GreatHomesAlabama.com Named to Top Tier of Best Real Estate Websites for Alabama

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Greathomesalabama.com was named in the top tier of the 50 Best Real Estate Websites and Blogs for the state of Alabama, based on website traffic, social media followers, freshness of relevant content, and domain authority. Greathomesalabama.com is the website for Shannon Holmes and her team of real estate experts at RealtySouth. Recently, a list of Top 50 Alabama Real Estate …

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What You Need to Know About Gifting Property to a Loved One

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One of the greatest gifts you can give someone is the gift of property. A house is a safe haven for someone to live and property is generally a good investment since it increases in value over time.   There are generally two scenarios when people start to think about gifting property. First, as people begin to draw up their …

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WOULD YOU PREFER TO RELOCATE TO PAY OFF DEBT?

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One of the most critical causes of concern among Americans is their debt. Financial breakdown is a major cause of panic among them. There are around 506 million credit cards in use in the United States, with a total debt of $807 billion. It makes matters worse when your city’s average cost of living is too high.   A survey …

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6 LIFE INSURANCE MYTHS THAT COULD LEAVE YOU UNPROTECTED

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Despite worries about the financial burdens their families would face if they died, one in three adults say that life insurance is a “low or nonexistent priority.” Others have a life insurance policy but aren’t quite sure how it works. These surveys show a fundamental disconnect between life insurance and the people who need it — a disconnect that’s leaving …

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EXPERIENCED BUYER REPRESENTATION CAN MAKE OR BREAK A HOUSE DEAL

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Experienced buyer representation is more important than ever in this crazy home buying frenzy of 2022. Before using just any agent or buying without representation at all, let’s look at some of the reasons why this could make or break a house deal. An Experienced Buyer Agent Will Have Your Back Once you sign an agreement to get experienced buyer …