When buying a new house, it’s easy to get distracted by size and think that bigger is better. However, depending on your situation, the opposite may be true. So how can you determine if your new home is too small, too big, or “just right?” You’ll want to consider these elements. What’s Your Long-Term Goal? … More How big of a home do you need?
What to Expect for 2018—Home Values Last month, our blog included a review of the state and the Montgomery area residential real estate markets. (If you missed it, you can take a look at the previous blog, “Real Estate Market Trends: Part 1”). We learned that by the end of 2017 the supply of residential … More Real Estate Market Trends: Part 2
Statewide trends Overall, Alabama real estate ended 2017 relatively strong. Demand for residential real estate in Alabama Statewide rose 9% in December 2017 compared to 2016. Prices also rose 10% over the prior year level. The increasing demand has resulted in significantly reduced supply over the same period last year; overall statewide the supply of … More Real Estate Market Trends: Part 1
Did you know your pets have preferences about the home they share with you? … More Dog Friendly Dwellings and More…
When you’re buying or selling a home, it’s crucial to work with a qualified real estate agent. Not just a professional, but an amazing agent and a market expert. So how do you ensure you’re hiring an amazing real estate agent? There are currently more than two million real estate professionals in North America.1,2 With … More The Consumer’s Guide to Hiring an Amazing Real Estate Agent
When things don’t go as planned in the sale of a home, it can be easy for a seller to give up on the excitement to move that they once had. You may even be sitting there reading this thinking that it’s best to throw the towel in and give up on the dream of … More Home not selling? Now what?
Military relocation involves a special set of circumstances and stresses as well as benefits. Not all agents are the same when it comes to helping current and former military members find a new home and to make the experience as simple and enjoyable as possible. Whether you are buying or selling locally or moving a … More Military Relocation
Hiring an Amazing Real Estate Agent How do you ensure you are hiring an amazing real estate agent? It is crucial to work with a qualified real estate agent. Not just a professional, but an amazing real estate agent and a market expert. This is true whether you are buying or selling a home. There … More Hiring an Amazing Real Estate Agent
More than 77 percent of people own a smartphone.1 The average person checks their smartphone 46 times a day, with people under the age of 24 checking it an average of 74 times a day.1 We check it while we’re waiting in line and during our leisure time, whether we’re scrolling through social media, reading … More Top 12 Apps for Homeowners and Renters
Understanding a home’s true market value is about more than pictures, software assessments and price-per-square-foot. Whether you’re a current homeowner thinking of selling or are house-hunting, it’s crucial you understand what factors affect home valuation. By partnering with a local market expert, sellers will avoid pricing their house out of the market (the kiss of … More Real Home Value Calculator: Assessed Value vs Market Value