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6 Ways to Save for Your Down Payment

6 Ways to Save for Your Down Payment

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

A quick guide to tax deductible donations in your home

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

12 month-by-month goals for your new home

‘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.

Transform Your Home with These Timeless Seasonal Color Schemes

Transform Your Home with These Timeless Seasonal Color Schemes

Nothing can transform a home quite like a simple seasonal color palette.

Coming Soon: Magnificent Condos in Orange Beach

Coming Soon: Magnificent Condos in Orange Beach

A new revolution in oceanfront condominiums is coming to Orange Beach. Caribe on the Beach, a new major coastal project off the Gulf of Mexico, will blow you away.

What You Need to Know About Low-Maintenance Communities

What You Need to Know About Low-Maintenance Communities

Picture this: It’s winter. It’s freezing. You still need to clear the last of the leaves from your lawn, but you’re finding every excuse to stay huddled inside your warm home and out of the cold, biting air. More than ever, you’re wishing your yard work would just do itself.

The Hidden Horrors of Going FSBO (For Sale by Owner)

The Hidden Horrors of Going FSBO (For Sale by Owner)

Many home sellers have considered skipping the real estate agent to save on closing costs, but very few have actually succeeded in seeing those savings. There’s a good reason: the average homeowner doesn’t have the rigorous training

Exciting New Development Coming to Perdido Key

Exciting New Development Coming to Perdido Key

Big things are coming to Perdido Key. Construction on the area’s newest condominium project, The Meridian, could begin as early as this fall.

6 reasons Why Owning a Home is Awesome

6 reasons Why Owning a Home is Awesome

From personalizing your living spaces to turning a profit when you sell, there are dozens of reasons why first-time home buyers can’t wait to find a home and make it their own.

How Buyers and Sellers Have Lost Thousands of Dollars to Email Scans

How Buyers and Sellers Have Lost Thousands of  Dollars to Email Scans

Email scams are as old as, well, email, but as the years go by, these scams have become more and more sophisticated.