What’s the best way for a homebuyer to pay absolutely no closing costs? This one very easy strategy will open doors for Birmingham buyers who are short on cash.
Dreaming of buying a house? Already bought a house? Here’s a whole different kind of list you should sit down and make today. Plus a free printable to make it oh so easy peasy lemon squeezy.
You’re not the only one planning to buy a home this Spring or Summer. You will definitely have competition. So here’s my biggest tip for Birmingham buyers. If you’ll do this one thing, you’ll be better prepared than almost everyone. Excluding the other people who also read this post :)
Spring & Summer are known as the home buying season. So is there any point to listing your home during the Fall & Winter? Here’s what you really need to know about listing in Birmingham during the holidays.
The open house queen is taking Sundays off. I recently made the decision to stop hosting Sunday open houses. If you wanna know why I chose this, I’m here to tell you all about it.
Here we are, fully into 2018 and Birmingham is undeniably experiencing a seller's market. Lucky you, Birmingham area sellers! But even with the odds in your favor, there are still mistakes to be made and advice to be given. Here are 6 crucial things sellers gotta pay attention to when listing in 2018.
Give and take when buying and selling houses is normal, right? Wrong actually. Not everybody got that memo. Here are my thoughts on the GIVING part. If you read this post and this mindset is new to you, adapt it IMMEDIATELY and I promise it will change your life.
If selling your home this Spring is on the agenda but you haven't even started to prepare, you may already be too late! Here's three reasons you might want to get started... yesterday.
What a year it has been for real estate so far! Check out this update on home prices for areas of Shelby County & Jefferson County. Most Birmingham cities have seen a big increase in home values, even better than the national average.
Fall is in full swing :) A getaway to Gatlinburg & Great Smoky Mountains National Park is just a fun road trip from Birmingham and super affordable too. Here's a list of my favorite spots to visit on this trip. Grab your SO or a few friends and hit the road this weekend!
Should you do it?! Buying a house with your boyfriend or girlfriend is BIG. Like really big. Here are a few thoughts and tips to help you decide if this is right for you and your snuggle bunny.
Sellers tend to skip this one piece of advice making it take longer to sell their home and leaving money on the table. Learn from their mistake, beat your competition and get that baby sold for top dollar!
Here are two of my favorite things to do during the holiday season around the Birmingham area. Whether you're new to The Ham or born and raised, you're bound to enjoy these little adventures. Make some memories!
Excellent curb appeal is a must if your house is about to hit the market. Here's my list of exterior items that will help ensure you get top dollar.
Is buying a new construction home a terrible idea? Can you save money buying an older home? Here's a list of The Good and The Bad of new construction so you can decide if brand new is right for you.
It is a seller's market and it shows with houses receiving multiple offers and/or selling within only days on the market. If you want to be one of those lucky homebuyers, you have to get serious and intentional about the process. Don't worry though because I've got all the tips you need to get your new home train on the right track and arriving at it's destination in a jiffy.
Thinking about moving to Calera? Already live there? Need something to do next weekend? Take a look at this list full of fun! You're bound to fall in love with one of these weekend activities.
Did you know closing costs actually start before closing? Yep, costs start adding up as soon as your offer is accepted by the seller. Here are three expenses buyers must pay before closing day.
I continue to see more and more accent ceilings and I love them! My favorite thing is just how easy it can be done. Take a look at these 14 examples of easy accent ceilings for inspiration.
Market activity for Holland Lakes is looking pretty good for 2015. This infographic sheds some light on the number of homes listed, homes sold and prices. Plus check out the change in average price from 2014 to 2015.