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HOW TO PLAN A SMOOTH MOVE FOR YOUR CAREER

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This article provides a step-by-step guide to a low-stress move if you receive a job offer in another city.    You interviewed for a job in another city, and you’ve got good news – you’re hired! But before you start at your new job, you have to take on a long-distance move. With help from the Shannon Holmes Team, house …

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STAGED HOMES SELL FOR MORE | STAGING YOUR HOME CHECKLIST

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Staged homes sell for more according to the National Association of REALTORS®, usually a LOT more. According to the data, staging your home can reap huge rewards at the point of sale. Putting in the effort up front can add as much as a 10% return on investment.   The Importance of Staging Statistics have always shown that a staged home not …

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Are You a First-Time Homebuyer? Here Are 4 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Making An Offer

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  For many Americans, buying a house is the fulfillment of a lifelong dream, and doing it for the first time can be confusing, overwhelming, and challenging.    Successful home buying is all about setting goals from start to finish. After all, there are so many decisions to be made and requirements to be completed, and no one wants to …

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BUILDING A CUSTOM LUXURY HOME ROADMAP

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Building a custom luxury home after years of planning and dreaming can be one of the most memorable and satisfying endeavors of your life. If you have decided that now is the time to finally get down to brass tacks and commit to building your custom luxury home, there are some important things to consider. As with any major project, …

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Planning to Move? Read These Realtor Market Predictions for 2022

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Of all of the things that have been going on over the past year, real estate is one of those markets where you can use market predictions to your advantage. Regardless if you’re planning on buying a new house, making renovations, or if you plan on selling your house as is. We’re going to go over HomeLight’s End of Year …

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Historic Mountain Brook Property From the Jazz Age

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The historic Mountain Brook French Norman Castle at 2980 Mountain Brook Parkway in Mountain Brook, Alabama, a suburb near Birmingham, recently sold for $1,600,000. I thought you might enjoy learning more about the home whose image I captured a few years back at the peak of our Birmingham Alabama Springtime beauty. The featured image has gained national attention and has …

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8 MISTAKES WITH CHOOSING HOMES AND HOW TO AVOID THEM

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Shopping for a new home may be thrilling, and it’s easy to fall in love with the first property you see. However, a little patience will go a long way in making your home purchase a refuge rather than a pain. Instead of learning what to look for when purchasing a home, you’ll want to familiarize yourself with these common …

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6 LAWN CARE SERVICES FOR IMPROVING CURB APPEAL

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Lawn care services are an integral part of any home’s curb appeal. Without these services, your lawn will be unkempt and unattractive to potential buyers. This blog post is going to discuss 6 different lawn care services that can help improve the appearance of your property. These topics include weed control, fertilization, aeration, landscaping, and more. Weed Control Lawn Care …

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IT’S SELLING SEASON AND THE TECH-CENTRIC ARE BUYING

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Today’s home buyers want more than just three beds and two baths. They’re looking for homes that make life comfortable and convenient, and not just because of location. Innovative home technology has become an in-demand feature. Here are a few things tech-centric buyers might like to see if you’re ready to sell.    Are you ready to list your Birmingham …

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MOVING WITH YOUR PET? EXPERT TIPS TO KEEP YOUR FUR BABY SAFE AND HAPPY

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When relocating to a new home, there are numerous things to coordinate. From packing to setting up utility services in your name, the process is often complex and full of moving parts. One consideration that many people forget to make until much later in the process is how to help their pets have a safe and happy move. Don’t postpone …