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By Joye Hollis Ridgeway, - Homes, Land, Investment, Commercial
(AgentOwned Realty, Charleston SC)
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The Christmas Train - Charleston, SC to Jacksonville, AL - Video At Christmastime I make the trip to my hometown of Jacksonville, AL coming from Charleston, SC.  Jacksonville is a small town with BIG Christmas decorations.  The Christmas train is the remains of what was an enormous disiplay in ye...

By Barry (Lynn) Miller Jr.
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I got to thinking back to my couple of years at Jacksonville State this morning when I was creating my Jacksonville, Alabama Real Estate page.  I still lived with my parents at the time in Anniston which was about 30 miles from campus and believe it or not I still walked to class.  Yep that's rig...

By Joye Hollis Ridgeway, - Homes, Land, Investment, Commercial
(AgentOwned Realty, Charleston SC)
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Auburn at the Glendale BCS Fiesta Bowl festivities The next best thing to being at the Fiesta Bowl, is to have a friend that is at the Fiesta Bowl !  Video and pictures are coming from lifelong friend and Anniston native Rebecca Pugh Hamilton.  She's having a fabulous time, attending all Bud Ligh...

By Joye Hollis Ridgeway, - Homes, Land, Investment, Commercial
(AgentOwned Realty, Charleston SC)
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JSU Alumni House at Christmas - Jacksonville State University, Alabama It's been a long time since Jacksonville, Alabama has had snow at Christmas!  For years, the Alumni House at JSU as been a place where memories are made:  weddings, anniversaries, political celebrations, award cememonies, and ...

By Joye Hollis Ridgeway, - Homes, Land, Investment, Commercial
(AgentOwned Realty, Charleston SC)
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Merry Christmas from Jacksonville, Alabama What a sight to see.....luminares lighting the streets of North Oaks in Jacksonville, Alabama.  It's a Christmas Eve tradition that began at the inception of the neighborhood and has continued throughout the years.  The homes are decorated..awaiting for ...

By Joye Hollis Ridgeway, - Homes, Land, Investment, Commercial
(AgentOwned Realty, Charleston SC)
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Jacksonville State University  - Burgess-Snow Field at JSU Stadium, Jacksonville, Alabama WOW...it's a new day for JSU !! Home of the JSU Gamecocks and the Jacksonville State University Marching Southerners.  The $47 Million stadium expansion was completed Fall of 2010,  featuring: seven stories ...

By Joye Hollis Ridgeway, - Homes, Land, Investment, Commercial
(AgentOwned Realty, Charleston SC)
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I always enjoy taking the back roads when going to Alabama to visit my mother.  As I was departing Jacksonville, Alabama, I couldn't resist...I stopped the car and captured the moment !  Clean, crips country air on a bright and sunny day.. The background is part of Talladega National Forest, als...

By Greg DeCristofaro
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Can HAFA help me with a short sale in Oxford, Alabama?   In 2009, the Treasury Department introduced the HAFA program to provide a viable option for homeowners who are unable to keep their homes through the existing Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP).   How can HAFA help with my short sa...

By Greg DeCristofaro
(Keller Williams Realty)
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How Does a Short Sale Effect My Credit Score?   The question is not as easy to answer as we would all like to think.  Credit scores are determined in a variety of ways, and there is no way a blog post is going to get you 100% up to date on it.  There are a few things you do need to know first... ...

By Tim & Linda Kaylor
(East Central AL Homes | Keller Williams Realty Group)
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If You Wanna Smoke 'Em You Gotta Have A Fire!   Remember the old saying; "Where there's smoke, there's fire."? Sometimes that's just not true.  If you don't believe me then follow these instructions: Step 1 - Build a fire.  I'm talking a really good flaming fire.  Pile that wood up and let that f...

By Greg DeCristofaro
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Fannie Mae and the US Army announced a plan yesterday to help service men and women (and their immediate families) in the event of an injury of death.     The plan would allow the families a 6 month forbearance of either reduced payments or no payments so the family can concentrate on the more i...

By Amy Angel
(Keller Williams Realty Group)
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Bike Riders in Calhoun County will love the Buckhorn Subdivision! Bike riders of any level will enjoy all that the new Buckhorn Subdivision has to offer. The Buckhorn Subdivision was started in 2006 by Gary Angel with Calhoun Development Co Inc.   He had a vision to create a family friendly envi...

By Greg DeCristofaro
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Advantages of a Short Sale in Anniston, AL     As the recent problems with the US Economy continue, we are hearing these words more and more more often.. "Short Sale" ... What is it?  Well, to put it simply, a Short Sale is a bank accepting less than it is owed as full payment for a home.  (If yo...

By Tim & Linda Kaylor
(East Central AL Homes | Keller Williams Realty Group)
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Swift Short Sales Swift short sales is almost a misnomer. I mean after all, who has ever heard of a swift short sale.  Yet, it is possible. Short sales are one the most underutilized processes in dealing with the disposition of a property that has begun to sink below the surface on it's way to be...

By Greg DeCristofaro
(Keller Williams Realty)
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As a Realtor, I am often asked the difference between a Short Sale and a Foreclosure.  After I explain the difference, I am usually met with the same response... "so, why would I care?  Both hurt my credit, and I walk away from my home with NOTHING either way."  The answer is easy... If your Shor...

By Barry (Lynn) Miller Jr.
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Lease purchase is a great alternative to home ownership if you tired of paying rent with no resolve or chance of ownering the property then you owe it to yourself to give me a call or visit my website.   Below you will find a link to Lease Purchase Homes for Sale if you need to contact me about a...

By Barry (Lynn) Miller Jr.
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Save Money and Energy Using energy wisely not only saves you money, it helps lower emissions and conserve resources. If you're looking for ways to lower your electric bill by improving your home or changing habits, start here.      Energy-Saving TipsIt's amazing what you can do and how much you ...

By Barry (Lynn) Miller Jr.
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For many American homeowners, interest paid on a mortgage is tax-deductible in the year in which it was paid. Knowing that, eligible homeowners can increase their 2009 tax deductions just by making their January 2010 mortgage payment before the end of the year. By paying in 2009, the mortgage in...

By Barry (Lynn) Miller Jr.
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CONNECT WITH ME ON LINKEDIN     Most Real Estate Agents are missing the boat when it comes to this little tool.  I invited an agent who I had done business with in the past too join Linkedin so we could stay in touch and she sent me a response that my emails were unwanted.  That makes no sense t...
This morning's jobs report is causing mortgage rates to rise, cappinga week during which rates have already jumped 3/8 percent off all-time lows. The government's November Non-Farm Payrolls report reinforced the notion that the recession is nearly over, if not over already. Just 11,000 jobs were...

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