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At a time when there is a shortage of homes for sale in Montgomery, buyers need to give themselves an edge on the competition for their dream home. 1. Get pre-approved for financing prior to shopping for your dream home. Three to four months before you start shopping for your dream home do some ...
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In July, the number of properties that received a foreclosure filing in Montgomery, AL was 44% lower than the previous month and 44% lower than the same time last year, according to RealtyTrac.com. Montgomery AL Foreclosure Status Distribution The current distribution of foreclosures based on th...
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Billionaire money manager and founder of The Paulson & Co, John Paulson believes buying a home to live in is the best investment possible. July 2014 Midtown Montgomery Real Estate Market Update Midtown Montgomery real estate sales statistics for July 2014, show the number of homes sold increased ...
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In today's economy many potential buyers don't have extra cash available for repairs and updates and are looking for move-in ready houses.  It makes sense, therefore, in order to attract serious buyers and add value to your home, that you consider the following relatively inexpensive and non-tim...
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  Sandra Nickel | Sandra Nickel, REALTOR | 334-834-1500 740 Felder Ave, Montgomery, AL 36106 Rich and Elaborate Detailing! 5Bd/3.5Ba Single Family House   $119,900 Year Built 1925 Sq Footage 4071 sqft. Bedrooms 5 Beds Bathrooms 3.5 Baths Floors 2 Parking 2 Off street Laundry In Unit Lot Size 0.4...
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  Sandra Nickel | Sandra Nickel, REALTOR | 334-834-1500 1548 College Ct, Montgomery, AL 36106 Rocking Chair Front Porch & Private Garden! 2Bd/2Ba Single Family House   $119,000 Year Built 1902 Sq Footage 1841 sqft. Bedrooms 2 Beds Bathrooms 2 Baths Floors 1 Parking 2 Off street Laundry In Unit L...
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In June, the number of properties that received a foreclosure filing in Montgomery, AL was 57% lower than the previous month and 98% higher than the same time last year, according to RealtyTrac.com. Montgomery AL Foreclosure Status Distribution The current distribution of foreclosures based on th...
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The majority of articles advocating home ownership center around financial benefits—fixed monthly expenses, tax benefits, accruing equity, etc.—and indeed these incentives do propel many people to purchase a home.  According to two recent polls (Gallop and the Allstate / National Journal survey),...
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If you sold your primary residence and made a profit, you may be able to exclude that profit from your taxable income. Here's how it works. Individuals can exclude up to $250,000 in profit from the sale of a main home (or $500,000 for a married couple) as long as you have owned the home and lived...
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If you watch home-and-garden cable channels, it looks like everyone is flipping houses. i.e. buying a piece of real estate, making minor repairs, and quickly selling it at a substantially higher price.  Basic investing 101: Buy low, sell high. Certainly sounds appealing--and you may be tempted to...
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As Kermit the Frog knows, It’s not easy being green, especially so for a lawn trying to survive the heat and dryness of summer.  And for you, the Montgomery AL home owner, it’s not easy to look at your distressed and dying lawn after all the time and effort you have put into it in previous months...
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It certainly appears that summer heat is here to stay.  While we humans have the ability to limit our time outside and escape to the relief of air conditioning and fans, the plants in the gardens of your Montgomery AL home are not so fortunate and must withstand high temperatures and frequent dry...
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All-cash offers are an unusual real estate tactic, but often times are a winning strategy at the negotiating table, and are presently on the rise. The National Association of Realtors® reports market share of all-cash purchases has risen and currently makes up 33 percent of the market. This is a ...
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As a seller, you most likely already know that today's breed of buyers is unlike the generations that came before. Tech savvy and always on the go, Millennial buyers—a blanket term that includes Generation Y and the Echoboomers—have different expectations from their parents when it comes to buyin...
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Buying a Montgomery AL home, especially if for the first time, requires a large investment of both your money and your time, for the experience can be complex and sometimes even intimidating.  Depending on professional advice and knowing the right questions to ask, however, will expedite the proc...
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In April, the number of properties that received a foreclosure filing in Montgomery, AL was 22% lower than the previous month and 37% higher than the same time last year, according to RealtyTrac.com. Montgomery AL Foreclosure Status Distribution The current distribution of foreclosures based on t...
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Montgomery AL Home for Sale: 6421 Ashton Circle, Montgomery AL 36117MLS# 309790 Gem Of a Townhouse! Don't blink or you will miss this gem of a townhouse tucked away in a private neighborhood just off Atlanta Highway in the heart of shopping and dining! This updated spacious home boasts a large gr...
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Each year around 65% of all household moves take place between May and September, so obviously you need to plan ahead if you’re moving to a new Montgomery AL home this summer. While the act of relocating a new place can certainly be exciting, there are, of course, challenges to be met, especially...
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The spring housing market is beginning to heat up. National Association of Realtors® Chief Economist Lawrence Yun predicts sales activity to steadily pick up, provided more inventory reaches the market and job growth continues. Yun says price growth is also rising. This year’s spring market offe...
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Landscaping can add tens of thousands of dollars to the value of your property. In fact, it is one of the few home improvements that not only adds value immediately, but also increases in value as the years go by. Although the term is typically associated with lawns, trees, bushes, and flowers, ...

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