4 Signs It's Time to Begin Looking for Your Vacation Home


  • March 7, 2018
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Spring is approaching, it’s getting a little warmer out, and winter is slowly drawing to a close.

What's Your Style? 5 Popular Architectural Styles to Consider for Your Dream Home


  • March 1, 2018
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Dream homes around the country have one thing in common: amazing architecture.

Costly Mistakes to avoid Buy Your First Home


  • February 15, 2018
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You’re smart. You’re doing your research about home buying and homeownership (like you are right now!), so you feel like you’re prepared to avoid common home buying pitfalls.

5 Reasons to Take a Winter Vacation in Gulf Shores This Year


  • February 5, 2018
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Gulf Shores, AL is known for its beautiful beaches, its bountiful parks and outdoor areas, and its pretty much amazing summer recreation. But did you know it’s also a pretty great place to vacation in the off-season, too?

Do You Know What These Crucial Real Estate Acronyms Mean?


  • February 1, 2018
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Acronyms are tossed around like crazy in the real estate world, which can be confusing to even the most veteran home buyers. But don’t worry — it doesn’t take long to learn the language.

Jumpstart the New Year: 3 Goals for Your Home


  • January 15, 2018
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The Gulf Shores Revitalization Project is Beginning Phase Two


  • January 9, 2018
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6 Ways to Save for Your Down Payment


  • January 1, 2018
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A 20% down payment is a significant chunk of change. But with enough time to prepare and a little bit of creative budgeting, you’ll be able to save up for your new home sooner than you think. Follow these helpful budgeting tips to get started!

A quick guide to tax deductible donations in your home


  • December 15, 2017
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In the season of giving, many local organizations and businesses often accept donations of clothing, household goods, and other gently used items to help those in need.

12 month-by-month goals for your new home


  • December 1, 2017
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‘Tis the season — for goal planning, that is! Many people spend December reflecting on the year and creating a list of goals to aim for in the New Year, and recent home buyers are no exception.