Buying a Home

Oct. 31, 2017

What Does A Title Company Do?

Whether it’s your first time buying or selling a home, one of the most confusing aspects of either process is learning the lingo. Fixtures, encumbrances, contingencies – real estate jargon starts flying fast and furiously. The various players in the process, their roles, and responsibilities seem to confuse consumers the ...

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Oct. 6, 2017

Disaster Assistance For Homeowners: What You Need To Know

After a disaster, everything is a little overwhelming and it may feel like there are hundreds of things that you have to do, but where do you start? This may be even further complicated when you have to evacuate to a new city and are living out of a hotel ...

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July 25, 2017

Yes, you can: A millennial’s guide to buying a home in Birmingham

 

That moment when you just cannot stand writing one more check to your landlord so that he can pay his mortgage payment; that is the moment you are emotionally ready to buy your own home, at least according to investment experts.

We would like to extend that list of ...

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July 11, 2017

The down payment isn’t the whole enchilada – here’s how much cash you’ll need to buy a house in Birmingham

The Birmingham real estate industry has done a fantastic job of letting consumers know they will need some cash when they purchase a home. Typically, it’s the down payment that’s mentioned. Seldom are closing costs and earnest money brought up they end up a major surprise for home buyers.

Between ...

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July 3, 2017

What can a Birmingham millennial do to get into the housing market?

What’s the number one reason that so few millennials are getting into the housing market? It’s all about that stubborn student loan debt they racked up.

In fact, a recent study by the Federal Reserve claims that the 12 million millennials in their 30s with student loan debt, owe more ...

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