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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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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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Shannon Holmes Receives Prestigious Designation For Performance in Luxury Real Estate

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Shannon Holmes from RealtySouth Inverness recently earned The Institute for Luxury Home Marketing’s Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist™ (CLHMS) designation in recognition of experience, knowledge, and expertise in high-end residential properties. Holmes joins an exclusive group of real estate professionals who have completed The Institute’s training and have a proven performance in the upper-tier market. Currently, only a handful of …

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HOW MUCH IS THE BACKYARD OASIS YOU BUILT IN 2020 WORTH NOW?

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Many people spent 2020 and 2021 scrambling to find the contractors and workers to complete home improvement projects. They were intent on enjoying comfort at home while much of the social world shut down. A great deal of these projects involved creating a backyard oasis for all to enjoy. So just how well will these backyard renovations pay off in …

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BIDDING WAR TACTICS 2021 HOME SALES

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Bidding war tactics for 2021 home sales are like nothing we have ever experienced before. Currently, we are in an extreme Seller’s market, with not nearly enough homes to purchase to meet the pent-up demand. Lumber prices are up over 400%, preventing enough affordable new homes from being built to fill the void. For this reason, many things come into …

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3 TYPES OF REAL ESTATE FRAUD

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Buying and selling real estate is a tricky business, particularly in the absence of a professional mediator. Property owners need to screen potential buyers and vice versa. However, Consumers involved in various real estate transactions may avoid this step, and risk their safety, to try and save some money. Due to lack of professional knowledge and experience, these DIY attempts …

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5 Ways To Make A Cross-Country Move Go Smoothly

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Every year millions of Americans move for a variety of reasons—for family, school, a job, cheaper housing. The list goes on. While most of these movers typically stay within state lines, some pack up to relocate across the country. If you’re one of the many making a cross-country move, you may feel a bit of panic in your stomach.    …

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5 REASONS 2019 IS THE PERFECT TIME TO INVEST IN REAL ESTATE

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Lots of people want to boost their wealth by investing in the stock market, but real estate is an amazing investment, too—and in some ways it can be even more lucrative than Wall Street investments. Although the housing market can be a little intimidating for consumers, 2019 is actually the best time to get your foot in the door in …

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HOW TO GET BETTER AT INVESTING IN PROPERTY IN ALABAMA

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If you are wondering how to get better at investing in property in Alabama, I have some expert tips for you. Alabama’s population is estimated to be 4.90 million and is growing steadily according to Census Projections for 2019. There is also a growing demand for STEM workers, nurses, retail salesperson and heavy tractor trailer truck drivers according to an …