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Real Estate Agent - RE/MAX Advantage South
My blog focuses on the Birmingham area real estate market, including stories about people, places, things to do, tips for consumers and real estate professionals.



  I noticed this poor little hummingbird in our garage yesterday and he is still there today.  I left the garage door open for him but he is confused and can't find the opening.  He is flying around the ceiling and although he takes some rest breaks, the little guy has got to be worn out. It was...
  Like so many of you, here in Birmingham AL were have had more than our fair share of rain in the past few days and it's not over yet!  It may be Monday before showers move out and we get a chance to dry out.   With reports of flooding and loss of life, I realize we are getting through all this ...
  First-time Homebuyers in Birmingham AL need to close on their home by November 30, 2009 in order to be eligible to receive the $8,000 Tax Credit.   Time is getting short!   If you haven't already gotten started, you need to find that home and negotiate terms that you and the seller agree on.  O...
  Happy Birthday Molly!   I can't believe you have just celebrated your 14th birthday! We are so proud of all your achievements, you are an excellent student and have been blessed with the gift of dance, but even more special is your kind and gentle heart.    You are beautiful inside and out and ...
  I just found this recording of Morten Lauridsen's O Magnum Mysterium.  I was privileged to sing this piece with my church choir of about 30 members and it is one of my favorites.  Well, actually I have a lot of favorites now that I think about it, but this one is really special. This version wa...
Are you looking for a great deal on a Birmingham AL area home and think you would like to purchase a foreclosure? It is important to be aware of the risks that you may encounter.  Loreena Yeo (Frisco TX) has done a great of job of explaing some things to be aware of in her series about how to ge...
  Will Luthcke is an adorable six year old and nephew of my friend, Michele Burbank.  In 2007 Will was diagnosed with Sanfilippo syndrome - Type A.  This is a rare and devastating disease, occurring in 1 of 70,000 births.   Sanfilippo is a genetic metabolism disorder of which there are four types...
  There are some situations when you might want to consider having your home appraised before you put it on the market.  In the Birmingham area an appraisal will cost about $350-$400.  How do you decide if this is a worthwhile expense?  Audrey June-Forshey makes some excellent points that will he...
  I was thinking about this gorgeous piece of music today and wanted to listen to it so I found it on YouTube. It hadn't occurred to me until I saw the images that today is September 10th and tomorrow will mark eight years since the tragedy took place. This recording of the BBC Orchestra, conduct...
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