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As you know, much of the news lately has been focused on the woes of mortgage lenders around the country.  American Home Mortgage Investment Corp., the nation's 10th largest residential lender, has filed for bankruptcy... Countrywide is shifting its mortgage loan production into its banking divis...

By Todd Murphy
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The mayor of Tuscaloosa, Walt Maddox said that voluntary water conservation efforts are working to sustain the city of Tuscaloosa's water reserves, but an equipment failure or major fire could force the city into mandatory water conservation efforts.So far the water levels are showing some gain. ...

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"Katrina aid goes to condo buyersReal estate investors take advantage of GO Zone tax breaksBy Jay Reeves The Associated PressTUSCALOOSA | With large swaths of the Gulf Coast still in ruins from Hurricane Katrina, rich federal tax breaks designed to spur rebuilding are flowing hundreds of miles in...

By Todd Murphy
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In case you didn't recognize the title of this blog, it's from a Marty Robbin's song, Water.  I really like that song, but if you live in Tuscaloosa, Alabama right now, you might want to turn the old sprinkler off for a while.The Mayor of Tuscaloosa, Walt Maddox, said the water tank near the Nort...

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"TUSCALOOSA | Tuscaloosa Police officers will be providing cold bottled water to people during their daily patrols.Chief Ken Swindle said that officers have been called to check on people in their homes as temperatures have soared higher than 100 degrees."Many times we respond to perform welfare ...

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Mayor Walt Maddox called for voluntary water conservation for all citizens north of the Warrior today.  He is asking that residents with odd numbered addresses are asked to water their lawns on odd numbered dates while residents with even-numbered addresses are asked to water their lawns on even ...

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July 2007 Housing Statistics# Homes Sold:  252New Const Sold:  67(27%)# Homes on Market:  1969New Const Active:  638 (32%)AVG DOM:  112AVG Selling Price:  $179,739Median Selling Price:  $152,220 July 2006 Housing Statistics# Homes Sold:  241New Const Sold:  62 (26%)# Homes on Market:  1518 Avg DO...

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The U.S. Department of Education decided that only eight public school systems nationwide were examples of successful efforts to improve their schools. The Tuscaloosa County School system was one of them.The school system will be featured in an upcoming publication put out by the Department of Ed...

By Chris Lee
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Looking for somthing to do in Tuscaloosa?  This is one of Tuscaloosa's favorite events.  This event is scheduled for August 14, 2007 at Shelton State Community College. Tickets will go on sale July 6th and are $25/single; $40/couple; age 8 and under $10.This year there will be a Celebrity Dancing...

By Chris Lee
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200000 Reasons to get inspections I found this article about a year ago and thought it was approtriate.http://www.local6.com/news/9242978/detail.htmlRead This if you are thinking of not getting a professional home inspection or a pest inspection.Most mortgage companies require pest inspections bu...

By Chris Lee
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New Page 1 Midtown Village With Midtown Village only three months out the retail section is around 1/3 filled.  Some speculate that this is going to be a failing development while others have high praises.  It is no doubt that if managed correctly this complex could have huge benefits for Tuscal...

By Todd Murphy
(Fitts Agency)
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Whewwwwwww!  It's hot down here in Alabama!  I went home for lunch and changed into shorts and a polo shirt because no one in his right mind would be wearing dress clothes out in this heat.The heat index was over 100 degrees today and it doesn't look like things will be cooling off here for a whi...

By Todd Murphy
(Fitts Agency)
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There are several indicators to look for to see if housing starts are going to slow down.  Many people in the housing industry look at lumber prices and orders, as well as other housing material orders.It recently occurred to me, while talking to a friend of mine in the blueprinting business, tha...

By Todd Murphy
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Tuscaloosa Activities for the rest of Summer 2007:July -Tannehill Trade Dayshttp://www.tannehill.org/Dates: 07/21/2007 - 07/22/2007Location: Historic Tannehill State ParkFor More Information: (205) 477-5711Indian Summer Day CampsDates: 07/23/2007 - 07/27/2007Location: Moundville Archaeological St...

By Todd Murphy
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The Tuscaloosa housing market numbers for May showed some slight improvements over the previous month.The total number of homes sold was 245, with new construction sales coming in at roughly 54 out of 245, which is 22% of the existing inventory.  The total number of homes sold in April 2007 was 1...
Midtown Village seems to be moving along quickly.  This is the first development of its kind in the city of Tuscaloosa.  Midtown is a mixed-use community located on McFarland Blvd. in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.Presently, this mixed-use community is offering 1,2, & 3 bedroom condos (214 out of 224 alrea...

By Todd Murphy
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It appears that George Orwell may have been more in touch with the future than we all may have thought.  Who knew that the day would come when we would have to have our driver's license scanned just to buy some cough syrup?The Tuscaloosa City Council committee agreed to endorse an ordinance that ...

By Todd Murphy
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An exciting new mixed-use development is in the works for Tuscaloosa, but can only happen with the stroke of our Governor's pen. The North River Town Center, which is going to be a mixed-use development in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, would create approximately 1,000 jobs and generate $9 million in annua...

By Todd Murphy
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When you visit Tuscaloosa, bring your walking shoes.  The recently completed Riverwalk, located along the Black Warrior River in Tuscaloosa, Alabama is a place for walking, running, or sitting along the beautiful bank of the Black Warrior River.I've noticed more and more people running and walkin...

By Todd Murphy
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The Tuscaloosa Parks and Recreation Authority (PARA) is offering a wide variety of fun activities for kids in the Tuscaloosa area this summer.  Para offers day camps that include field trips, movie days, swimming, and art activities for kids.PARA day camp is available for kids from kindergarten t...

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