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TREEHOUSE KIDS WILL LOVE SPRING DIY PROJECT

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A treehouse is a childhood delight not to be missed.  Besides the fact that treehouses provide kids with hours of entertainment, they can also confer other benefits that are hard to quantify. Some advantages of owning a treehouse are: It can improve property values by boosting curb appeal. There is a handy alternative to the proverbial “doghouse”, when needed. It provides …

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THREE SUBTLE PAINTING TRICKS FOR SPRING

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Three subtle painting tricks that will make your home look amazing this Spring are: Tissue Paper Texture Sponge Color on Color Taped Stripes When it comes to painting the walls of a house, sometimes subtle is best. You want to add design, color, and texture to the walls, but you don’t want it jarring to the eyes. Here are three …

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HOME INSPECTIONS – WHY YOU NEED A HOME INSPECTION

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Why do you need a home inspection when purchasing a home for sale? You are about to make one of the largest single investments of your life when you buy a home. You would not buy a used car without having an expert mechanic check it out, so why would you buy a home without getting an expert opinion?  Home …

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HOW TO GET A MORTGAGE IF YOU ARE SELF-EMPLOYED, FREELANCING, OR AN ENTREPRENEUR

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How to get a mortgage if you are self-employed, freelancing, or an entrepreneur is a question I am often asked. Since many people today have multiple sources of income, verification to prove credit worthiness can be a bit more involved than just producing a tax return or a pay stub. Either as a freelancer or as the owner of your …

BEST ADVICE FOR SELLERS IN A BUYER’S MARKET

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I believe that it is very important for home sellers to understand the buyer’s market that we are now experiencing by giving those who wish to list their homes my very best advice. As a real estate expert in the Birmingham, Alabama areas of Mountain Brook, Homewood, Vestavia Hills, Hoover, Inverness, and the Highway 280 Corridor to Chelsea,  I believe that it is a …

HOW TO SELL YOUR HOME IN BIRMINGHAM ALABAMA

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Birmingham, Alabama REALTOR® Shannon Holmes has the expertise to give you the success you need to get your home sold in the current real estate markets of Birmingham, Hoover, Vestavia Hills, Homewood, Mountain Brook, Inverness, Pelham, Helena, Alabaster, and the Highway 280 Corridor to Chelsea. Always striving to be the best Realtor® Birmingham has to offer, and backed by RealtySouth, the top real …

HOW TO PRICE YOUR HOME FOR SALE

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Whether selling your home in Birmingham, Hoover, Vestavia Hills, Homewood, Mountain Brook, Inverness, or the communities along the Highway 280 Corridor to Chelsea, it is important to correctly set the price for your home in order to make your home competitive with other properties in the area.  That is why you need the professional advice of REALTOR® Shannon Holmes, who will provide you …

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FIRST TIME HOME BUYER’S GUIDE TO BUYING A HOME

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Buying a home for the first time can be both exciting and a little daunting, so I have created a timeline of what to expect as I guide you through the process: Hiring a professional with experience as a buyer’s agent is essential. In much the same way that it would be unwise to go to court without representation, it is also …