Bird's Eye View on Real Estate

Real Estate Agent - Coldwell Banker Preferred Properties
Toni Bird Sells Real Estate in Hoover and the Greater Birmingham Alabama Area.
Do you like pink?    I lot of people - mostly girls, like pink.  Easter is right around the corner and those little pink Easter dresses are pretty, and what would the Easter Bunny do without his pink ears and nose.  Many flowers are pink. I saw lots of pink tulips last week and the azaleas are ju...
Vestavia Alabama is a very short commute to downtown Birmingham and features many neighborhoods with large mature trees.  Home sales increased in February.  We saw 24 homes close in December, 16 close in January and now 32 close in February.  The average sales price was $362,313 with houses price...
Homewood Alabama is a community located just south of downtown Birmingham.  It is a 5 minute drive from your driveway to the parking deck. IF you want to save time AND gas - Buying A Home in Homewood Alabama is a great idea.  Home Sales in Homewood were up in February to 13 (January sales were on...
            March is one my favorite months in Hoover Alabama, Every day is a new experience.  Two weeks ago we had snow and now the buds are coming out on the trees.  Driving down Shades Crest Road the Red Buds and Forsythia, which bud out in flowers before leaves are EVERYWHERE.   They are cal...
I received an on-line newsletter the other day from one of our lenders here in town. This one contained a quote from Jim Rohn that stuck with me. "A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly do well and to help those who are dong well to do better". Have you ever worked f...
I heard a commercial the other day about foreclosures and what a great deal they were.  This commercial also touted the fact that 1st time home buyers should buy a foreclosure.  Well, I'm not so sure about that.  Now, everybody wants a deal, but a deal to one person could be a nightmare to anothe...
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, that President Obma signed into law on February 17, 2009 is loaded with provisions that are supposed to jump start the economy.  Approximately 35% of the bill includes TAX CUTS. The President is really interested in energy conservation.  He is a...
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act that President Obama signed into law on February 17th has 46.7 Billion dollars allocated to states and localities for transportation projects including building and/or fixing highways, bridges TRANSIT and rail projects.   What a great way to put people t...
On February 17th, President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act into Law. Over the last week, I've had several people ask me about the new tax credit.  This is similar to the housing bill that President Bush signed at the end of July but better. If you are a first time home bu...
I haven't looked at any news yet today, but when I do I'm sure I'll hear SOMETHING about the housing market.  It is part of almost every conversation.  We had some friends over for dinner Saturday night and before the night was over, the topic turned to Real Estate. Last evening at the dinner tab...

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