Opelika, AL Real Estate News

By Laura Sellers, www.AuburnOpelikaALRealEstate.com
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Real Estate, Inc.; www.AuburnOpelikaALRealEstate.com)
Looking for ideas on how to make the tiny spaces in your home look bigger?  Check out these 200 pictures for inspirational ideas for your home in Auburn or Opelika.200 Ideas for making a small space look bigger.For all of your real estate needs in the Auburn-Opelika area please contact me at  (334) 332-7263 or email me at LauraSellers01@Gmail.com or visit my website. I look forward to helping you find the home of your dreams or sell your existing home.
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By Laura Sellers, www.AuburnOpelikaALRealEstate.com
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Real Estate, Inc.; www.AuburnOpelikaALRealEstate.com)
Home sales rise by 11 percent over the same period last year in Alabama which is great news as it shows the economy is improving. To view the entire report please click here.For all of your real estate needs in the Auburn-Opelika area please contact me at  (334) 332-7263 or email me at LauraSellers01@Gmail.com or visit my website. I look forward to helping you find the home of your dreams or sell your existing home.
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By Laura Sellers, www.AuburnOpelikaALRealEstate.com
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Real Estate, Inc.; www.AuburnOpelikaALRealEstate.com)
Are you in the process of preparing your home for sale in the Auburn - Opelika area and want to ensure that it shows its absolute best?  Effectively staging your home will help you land a big sale. While you don’t want to have a cookie cutter feel, you want to create an experience for potential buyers so they can picture themselves immersed in their new home.You also should make sure you use staging techniques that are relevant for the season. Summertime staging incorporates many attractive features of the house, including outdoor areas, ample natural light, cheery colors and an overall airy feel. Here are some tips on how you should stage your house during the summer months:4 TIPS FOR SUMMERTIME HOME STAGINGFor all of your real estate needs in the Auburn-Opelika area please contact me ...
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By Laura Sellers, www.AuburnOpelikaALRealEstate.com
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Real Estate, Inc.; www.AuburnOpelikaALRealEstate.com)
Having landscape problems with your home in the Auburn or Opelika area?  If so, check out these suggested ideas for solving some of them with plants. Plants might not be able to solve all landscape problems, but they can help a lot. No matter what, always carefully match the plant with the soil, light and moisture it needs to thrive, making sure to use regionally adapted and native plants that will bring success. Do your research, consult multiple sources and learn how to work with your landscape, not against it.Solve 3 Common Landscape Problems — With More PlantsFor all of your real estate needs in the Auburn-Opelika area please contact me at  (334) 332-7263 or email me at LauraSellers01@Gmail.com or visit my website. I look forward to helping you find the home of your dreams or sell y...
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By Laura Sellers, www.AuburnOpelikaALRealEstate.com
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Real Estate, Inc.; www.AuburnOpelikaALRealEstate.com)
Don't miss the annual Opelika Freedom Celebration taking place on Friday, July 1st, 2016 beginning at 6:30 pm at the Opelika High School Track.  Event is FREE to the public and will be filled with a family night of fun.  It is one of the most impressive and largest fireworks shows in the area.  Special musical entertainment will be provided by Route 66. This night of fun and excitement will include giant inflatable games, skydivers, activities for the kids and food.   For more information about the event please click here.For all of your real estate needs in the Auburn-Opelika area please contact me at  (334) 332-7263 or email me at LauraSellers01@Gmail.com or visit my website. I look forward to helping you find the home of your dreams or sell your existing home.
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By Laura Sellers, www.AuburnOpelikaALRealEstate.com
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Real Estate, Inc.; www.AuburnOpelikaALRealEstate.com)
Thinking of purchasing a home in the Auburn or Opelika area and are considering using an FHA mortgage?  Unlike a conventional loan, an FHA mortgage is backed by the federal government. Simply stated, lenders have some protection offered by the government in the event the homeowners stop making payments. With this protection, FHA approved lenders are able to offer mortgages with enticing rates for people that might not qualify for a Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac home loan.With that in mind, there are some specific FHA guidelines that must be followed. Prospective buyers need to keep these in mind when shopping for their home. Please check out the below link for the 10 FHA Guidelines that you should know about to see if an FHA mortgage is the correct option for you.10 FHA Guidelines EVERY Hom...
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By Laura Sellers, www.AuburnOpelikaALRealEstate.com
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Real Estate, Inc.; www.AuburnOpelikaALRealEstate.com)
Are you a first-time home buyer in the Auburn - Opelika area? If so, you will want to make sure you are aware of the typical costs associated with home ownership.  Although there are certain costs associated with home ownership, you also have multiple advantages including tax benefits, privacy and the fact that a home typically increases in value.  As a happy homeowner, I am glad I made the decision to purchase my home, but it is wise to make sure you have a solid understanding of what it actually costs to own a home.Costs of Home OwnershipFor all of your real estate needs in the Auburn-Opelika area please contact me at  (334) 332-7263 or email me at LauraSellers01@Gmail.com or visit my website. I look forward to helping you find the home of your dreams or sell your existing home.
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By Laura Sellers, www.AuburnOpelikaALRealEstate.com
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Real Estate, Inc.; www.AuburnOpelikaALRealEstate.com)
Is Your Home Inviting Or Does It Fall Flat?If you live in the Auburn or Opelika area and are looking for ways to create the perfect first impression of your home you need to check out these 5 tips. From having a beautifully landscaped yard to an inviting foyer these suggestions are sure to make your home the most stunning home in the Auburn - Opelika area.Top 5 Ways to Create a Home’s Stunning First ImpressionFor all of your real estate needs in the Auburn-Opelika area please contact me at  (334) 332-7263 or email me at LauraSellers01@Gmail.com or visit my website. I look forward to helping you find the home of your dreams or sell your existing home.
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By Laura Sellers, www.AuburnOpelikaALRealEstate.com
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Real Estate, Inc.; www.AuburnOpelikaALRealEstate.com)
Thinking of making some home improvements to your home in the Auburn-Opelika area, but don't want to break your bank account? If so, check out the below home improvement ideas to revive the beauty of your home.8 Home Improvement Ideas to Revive the Beauty of Your HouseFor all of your real estate needs in the Auburn-Opelika area please contact me at  (334) 332-7263 or email me at LauraSellers01@Gmail.com or visit my website. I look forward to helping you find the home of your dreams or sell your existing home.
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By Laura Sellers, www.AuburnOpelikaALRealEstate.com
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Real Estate, Inc.; www.AuburnOpelikaALRealEstate.com)
Are you planning to sell your home soon in the Auburn - Opelika area or are you simply hoping to add some pizzaz to it to  achieve an overall great impression?  If so, you will want to maximize the curb appeal to obtain the best first impression by potential buyers that is possible. Check out the below tips that will give your great ideas on how to achieve the best curb appeal possible.Tips for adding Instant Curb Appeal to your home in the Auburn - Opelika area.For all of your real estate needs in the Auburn-Opelika area please contact me at  (334) 332-7263 or email me at LauraSellers01@Gmail.com or visit my website. I look forward to helping you find the home of your dreams or sell your existing home.
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By Laura Sellers, www.AuburnOpelikaALRealEstate.com
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Real Estate, Inc.; www.AuburnOpelikaALRealEstate.com)
Thinking of remodeling your kitchen?  If so, be sure to check out the below tips on how to pick the perfect countertop for your kitchen.Everything You Need to Know About How to Pick The Perfect CountertopFor all of your real estate needs in the Auburn-Opelika area please contact me at  (334) 332-7263 or email me at LauraSellers01@Gmail.com or visit my website. I look forward to helping you find the home of your dreams or sell your existing home.
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By Laura Sellers, www.AuburnOpelikaALRealEstate.com
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Real Estate, Inc.; www.AuburnOpelikaALRealEstate.com)
Touch a Truck is being held on June 4th from 9 am to noon on South Railroad Avenue in Opelika, AL. Vehicles of all types will line Opelika's Railroad Avenue.  Water trucks, bulldozers, dump truck, race cars, RVS and even a helicopter will be on site between 8th and 10th streets.  The event is free to the public. Giveaways will be held out by the event's sponsors, face painting will take place at Jeffersons, make your own personalized t-shirt at Victory Designs, Aubie will be present and a special sidewalk chalk area and specials will be at Cyberzone.For all of your real estate needs in the Auburn-Opelika area please call me at (334) 332-7263 or email me at LauraSellers01@Gmail.com or visit my website.Photo taken by Cliff Wiliams 
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By Laura Sellers, www.AuburnOpelikaALRealEstate.com
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Real Estate, Inc.; www.AuburnOpelikaALRealEstate.com)
Wishing everyone a very happy month of May.  If you are planning on buying or selling a home in the Auburn - Opelika areas please contact me today!  Would enjoy having the opportunity to assist you!
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By Laura Sellers, www.AuburnOpelikaALRealEstate.com
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Real Estate, Inc.; www.AuburnOpelikaALRealEstate.com)
If you aren't having the results you hoped for than try changing your daily habits and over time you will begin to see new results. 
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By Laura Sellers, www.AuburnOpelikaALRealEstate.com
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Real Estate, Inc.; www.AuburnOpelikaALRealEstate.com)
Reminder: Set your clocks back an hour this weekend! 
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By Laura Sellers, www.AuburnOpelikaALRealEstate.com
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Real Estate, Inc.; www.AuburnOpelikaALRealEstate.com)
4 New-Home Upgrades to Do Now DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2015 For original post please click here. For new-home buyers, they have some tough decisions to make: Which extra features are worth the extra money and which ones aren’t? Some upgrades buyers can easily put off without breaking the bank. But for others, buyers may be wise to get them done right away. 1. Cable conduits: This can be one way to future-proof a home. “Yes, smart home features are increasingly going wireless, but that doesn’t mean you should skip running cable conduits throughout the house—especially if you see a big home theater or full-home sound system in your future, both of which work best plugged in directly,” the realtor.com® article notes. “Adding an extensive system of cable conduits can mak...
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By Laura Sellers, www.AuburnOpelikaALRealEstate.com
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Real Estate, Inc.; www.AuburnOpelikaALRealEstate.com)
8 Staging Tips for Small Outdoor SpacesBy: Kristine WebsterPlease click here for original post.  An attractive outdoor space, even if it’s just big enough to sit and enjoy a cup of coffee or evening cocktail, can be a major selling point for potential buyers. Here are a few suggestions for maximizing your outdoor living space.1. Floor it.If you have a small outdoor area, it won’t break the bank to invest in higher quality tiles or stones. Snap-in deck tiles are another option for adding a touch of class.2. Envision clarity.When it comes to tables, go for glass-topped: It will help create the illusion of a larger space.4. Watch your back.Chairs and benches with more open backs don’t interrupt sight lines as much. They’ll keep your space feeling open, and looking larger.5. Focus.Creating ...
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By Laura Sellers, www.AuburnOpelikaALRealEstate.com
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Real Estate, Inc.; www.AuburnOpelikaALRealEstate.com)
Wishing everyone a very Happy October!!! 
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By Laura Sellers, www.AuburnOpelikaALRealEstate.com
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Real Estate, Inc.; www.AuburnOpelikaALRealEstate.com)
Think it is so important in our business and lives to be willing to change when circumstances call for it. There are so many situations where this applies from keeeping up to date with the current technology or changing your business model as the environment changes to meet your client's needs better.  If we don't change when needed our business will suffer and our growth will be stunted.  Be willing to make the necessary changes to obtain extraordinary results! 
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By Laura Sellers, www.AuburnOpelikaALRealEstate.com
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Real Estate, Inc.; www.AuburnOpelikaALRealEstate.com)
These 14 Stunning Photos Will Remind You Why Alabama Is The Best StateAs we look at all of the beautiful scenery and wonderful places that surround us, it’s easy to understand why Alabama is such a great state to live in. Listed below are 14 stunning photos that remind us why Alabama is an amazing place to call home.Please click here for original post. 1. Many wonderful trails are located throughout Alabama. flickr/faungg's photos Pictured Above: Trail at University of South Alabama - Mobile, AL 2. And many of these trails lead to stunning waterfalls. flickr/Randy Waite Pictured Above: Turkey Foot Falls - Bankhead National Forest 3. Alabama is home to some pretty amazing lakes… flickr/Chuck Burgess Pictured Above: Lake Guntersville - Alabama's largest lake 4. …and rivers. flickr/Kevin S...
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