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You've Got Options when working with me. Representing buyers and sellers in Jefferson and Shelby County Alabama including but not limited to: Birmingham, Hoover, Fairfield, Homewood, Alabaster, Pelham, Vestavia, Midfield
The Term Lowball Offer Only Applies When Homes are Priced Right When offers are made and presented, the one thing that we all have to remember is that a lowball offer is only a lowball offer if the house is properly priced.  Should the buyer decide to make a realistic market value offer on an ove...
Ask an Ambassador:  Who Should Join and Why? I just thought I'd take this time to clarify that you do not have to be an Active Rain Ambassador in order to join the Ask an Ambassador group.  It doesn't matter either whether you are a Newbie or an Oldbie. As a matter of fact, we encourage all of Ac...
Awwww Shucks:  I Just Love When I Get Emails Like This   "Thanks lady for all that you’re doing for me and my family especially due to the complex situation. My friend Dana is so happy working with you!"   How sweet is that?   I sure appreciate the people that choose to do business with me and I ...
Over 350 Active Foreclosured and Bank Owned in Jefferson County Alabama Metropolitan Birmingham Alabama is an investor's dream for rental and/or flips.  As of today there are over 350 foreclosed properties in Jefferson County, Alabama.   Forty four of these are $10,000 or less, while only 5 are g...
Making an Offer on a Home That Has a Reasonable Chance of Accepted   As a home buyer, when you hire a real estate agent, our primary responsibility is to find the home that you've described to us with all of the amenities that you'd like (if that place exist).   Besides the criteria of the home, ...
I'm Buying It as an Investor But I Guess I Could Live in it for a Year I can't count the times that someone has called me about a HUD property and based on the price of the property, the first question that I ask is if they are buying the home as an investor.  Many times the answer is yes.   Then...
Pulling a Permit is For Your Protection.  It's Not a Threat. How often have we heard a contractor say "well if we do that, we're going to have to pull a permit?"  Or in some cases, they perform work without even mentioning the need for a permit and unsuspecting home owners have no checks and bala...
A 3BR/2BA House With a Finished Basement is Already a Good Deal Everybody's looking for a good deal and who can blame them. But when I'm standing in the middle of a 3 bedroom, 2 bath home with a finished basement and someone says to me "we're looking for a good deal" instinctively I just want to...
Last Week's Favorite Newbie First Post AR IS AS MUCH ABOUT MOVING FORWARD AS IT IS ABOUT REACHING BACK. So as you think back, try to remember how you wished that someone had reached out to you or at least spotted your post and made a comment on that post (and kept coming back to see what you were...
Ask an Ambassador Has Added Another Moderator     Ask an Ambassador Brenda Mullen extended an invitation to Tammy Lankford request assist in moderating the "Ask an Ambassador" group and we are delighted that Tammy agreed.  Thanks for stepping up Tammy and filling the void. For those of you that d...

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