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Friday, August 29, 2014   /   by Janet Griffin

Helpful Links

If you would like to know if a property qualifies for the 100% loan through Regions Bank for LMI Tracts, low-moderate income, click this link and plug in the address:
 http://www.ffiec.gov/Geocode/default.aspx
 
If you would like to know if a property qualifies for the  UDSA , rural development, 100% loan, click this link and plug in the address:
http://eligibility.sc.egov.usda.gov/eligibility/welcomeAction.do
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Friday, June 6, 2014   /   by Shane Kilby

Selling Your Home? Don’t DIY

Selling Your Home? Don’t DIY
DIY (Do It Yourself) is one of the big buzzwords in 2014, and for some projects, it’s the way to go. If you’re into cars, say, doing your own oil changes and tune ups is not only fun, it saves some money. The same is true if home fixes or gardening is your thing.  But selling your home on your own? Probably not.
A home is most owners’ single biggest investment. When it comes time to sell, owners have been out of the housing market for years, pitting them against buyers as well as real estate professionals who have seen dozens of homes just in the last few weeks. These market-savvy people pretty much know what your home is worth within the first few minutes. Price it wrong, and you may not see those people again.
It’s easy for lay people to underprice a home, because the first statistic they look at is comparable sales (comps). Comps are a little bit good and a lot bad, for a couple of reasons. First, a comp represents a) ...

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Wednesday, June 4, 2014   /   by Shane Kilby

Some of The Shoals Area Most Beautiful Neighborhoods

Some of The Shoals Area Most Beautiful Neighborhoods
 
Considered the principal city of the Metropolitan Statistical Area known as “The Shoals,” Florence is also the largest economic hub of northwestern Alabama. Located in Lauderdale county it serves as its only city and county seat. Home to several museums, historical sites and monuments, Florence contains some of the most beautiful neighborhoods around!
 
Creekwood – The houses are huge, built with bright red brick stone and adorned with ionic-styled columns. The space between each house is perfect for those looking for considerable privacy. The vivid green landscape and trimmed trees are a scenery on their own. In addition, this beautiful neighborhood is only about 15 minutes away from Florence high school.
 
Heathrow – This townhouse complex includes a public pool area, tennis court and spacious parking for homeowners and guests. The homes come with chimneys on either side for cozy heati; ...

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