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Huntsville Alabama is rated the number ONE city by Forbes! - 11/20/08 07:11 PM
Huntsville Alabama - No. 1 Place for the Current Economic Downturn Huntsville Alabama has done it again! There is nothing new when Huntsville Alabama is named to a Top Ten Best Places to Live list. This has happened on many occasions over the last few years. Just 2 weeks ago, we were rated the number 1 city in Alabama to raise a family. Here is a link to that article: Huntsville Alabama makes the news again! Business Week says Raise your kids here! Given the current upheaval in the nation's financial system, it is comforting to see Huntsville and Madison County top (3 comments)
My Christmas challenge to you! Let's all make a difference this year! - 11/12/08 07:58 PM
While my family was eating dinner, we were also watching the evening news. Of course, it was the usual doom and gloom over the economy. I was just about to turn it off, when they reported that 25% of lower income people are not eating for 24 hours now, to cut back. Can you imagine not being able to feed your family, or keep them warm at night? The news went on to say that this would be the lowest spending season for the holidays in 40 years, they predict. The poverty rate is rising, daily. It broke my heart. I (36 comments)
Huntsville Alabama makes the news again! Business Week says Raise your kids here! - 11/11/08 10:25 AM
Huntsville Alabama is once again making headlines. Business Week has rated Huntsville Alabama as the Best City to Raise Your Kids In Alabama! Business Week gathered crime rates, growth rates, air quality, recreation and of course, school information. Those of us that call Huntsville Alabama home, already knew it. We are all thrilled that Business Week is spreading the news! Thank you Business Week! Below is the article: Best Place to Raise Your Kids: Alabama* HuntsvilleNearest city: HuntsvillePopulation: 162,819Median household income: $69,000Families don't have to leave Huntsville to find fun things to do. The city is best known as the home (6 comments)
Make a difference in a child's life. November is National Adoption Month. This is my journey. - 11/09/08 04:47 PM
As a few of you know, I am the proud mother of 2 beautiful children that stepped into my heart, 14 years ago. A weekend turned into a lifetime. Years ago, I was living life to the fullest, owned a chain of Tanning Salons in Kansas City, MO, traveled with my friends and had a "balls to the wall" attitude. (I'm sorry if that offends anyone. I certainly don't intend to. That was how everyone described me. I had no fear of failure. In fact, I had very little fear period. Life was pretty darn good! Life is even better now. I have (14 comments)
Renting vs Buying -- Understanding & knowing the difference -- Part 1 of 3 - 11/09/08 03:03 PM
Occasionally, I run across information that someone has written that I feel is important to share. Jeff Belonger has hit another home run, in my opinion. I stumbled upon Jeff's Blog on Active Rain a few months ago. Am I ever glad I did! I have learned so much from reading his posts. Jeff Belonger is in the Mortgage Industry. I appreciate his honesty, integrity and willingness to share his knowledge with others. The most important thing I learned is that Jeff Belonger knows his "stuff". More importantly, he treats every client as if they were family, keeping their best interests at heart. I find his (4 comments)
Buying a Home in Athens Alabama - 11/08/08 10:08 PM
Athens Alabama is a quaint small town of approximately 20,000 people in the center of North Alabama approximately 10 miles from both Decatur or Madison. Athens is also one of the oldest cities in the State of Alabama and as such, many homes in the central part of town are part of an historic district. Many of these homes date back to the antebellum period of the early to mid 1800's. Depending on exactly where your place of employment may be, Athens offers a 20 to 30 minute commute to either Decatur or Research Park in Huntsville. Many who enjoy the feel (1 comments)
Finding your Huntsville Dream Home – Part II - 11/08/08 03:05 PM
In a previous blog post we discussed the first steps involved in finding your Huntsville Alabama Dream Home and provided links to research and discuss the area, neighborhoods, schools, and other community information. Once you have focused your search to your favorite areas or school districts, you are ready to begin looking at online listings of available homes. By now, you probably have a few favorite neighborhoods. However it is not uncommon that your search may likely be conducted over a period of months or longer, especially if you are in the process of relocating. Driving through neighborhoods is always best. In doing (5 comments)
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