home: I Challenge You To Find A Better Deal On Logan Martin Lake Than The Home At 331 Merrill Road In Vincent, AL 35178 - 12/02/10 12:49 AM
 
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I Challenge You To Find A Better Deal On Logan Martin Lake Than The Home At 331 Merrill Road In Vincent, AL 35178
 

 
A huge price reduction makes this home on Logan Martin Lake an excellent buy. The  seller said the property has to go, so it is now at an unbelievable price of $299,900.  This charming home has a large kitchen that opens to a spacious great room, which makes this home fabulous for entertaining. The master bedroom with luxurious master bath can be found on the main level along … (8 comments)

home: Does Brick Really Need To Weep? - 11/21/10 01:58 AM
Jay Markanich wrote another excellent post with the best illustration and description on why bricks need to weep.   In our area most builders used wicks in the mortar joints for this purpose.
 

In the olden days the brick siding you saw on houses was structural.  There were two layers of brick, into what was tied structural members.  The brick was structural, the wood was interior. 
Currently the brick siding you see is a facade, sometimes called a "veneer," and the wood interior is the structural part of the house.
Various construction materials combine to create this newer method, but essentially … (3 comments)

home: Don't Turn On The Furnace - 11/21/10 12:43 AM
Jay Markanich is an excellent Home Inspector from Bristow, VA that wrote a post that could save your life. After reading this, you will understand why it is crucial to do an inspection before you purchase a new construction or existing home.

On a recent new construction inspection I arrived much earlier than my clients.  I like to do that.  When they arrive I can greet them and introduce myself, and mention a couple of things about the house.
Usually the supervisor comes to the house when he sees me.  Often he will say something like, "Well, you won't find … (0 comments)

home: Open House ~ November 7, 2010 On Logan Martin Lake At 331 Merrill Road, Vincent AL 35178 - 11/05/10 01:36 AM

           Open House ~ November 7, 2010  On Logan Martin Lake At 331 Merrill Road, Vincent AL 35178
 
If generational living is in your plans then come and take a look at this great home at 331 Merrill Road in Vincent, AL 35178. Located on the shores of Logan Martin Lake, this well loved beauty has enough space to meet any need. The main level has a large kitchen with breakfast bar and lots of cabinets, that is open to a spacious great room with a gas fireplace. Two additional bedrooms are on the main level. The basement area has a den, and two … (8 comments)

home: One Level Lake Access Home For Sale With Lake View At 260 Osprey Dr., Pell City, Al 35128 - 11/01/10 01:41 AM
            
               One Level Lake Access Home For Sale With Lake View At 260 Osprey Dr., Pell City, Al 35128
Your family will adore this one level lake access home, with a lake view for sale at 260 Osprey Dr., Pell City, AL 35128. This well maintained home has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Come see this impressive great room, that has a stunning gas fireplace that makes this house a home.

The home has a spacious split bedroom floor plan that offers a master suite with a large walk-in closet, with a master bath that was up-dated in 09 … (3 comments)

home: Hiking In The Beautiful Talladega National Forest - 10/22/10 04:33 PM
Hiking In The Beautiful Talladega National Forest

Less than an hour from my Pell City home is the beautiful Talladega National Forest. If you love nature, and enjoy hiking, the Talladega National Forest is the place to visit.

Get your backpacks ready and come enjoy the challenges that these hiking trails offer on the southern extension of the Appalachian Mountain Range.

Make sure safety always comes first when you go hiking in the beautiful Talladega National Forest.

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home: New Price On The Best Deal In Moody- 1147 Washington St., Moody Alabama - 10/19/10 09:02 AM
New Price On The Best Deal In Moody- 1147 Washington St., Moody Alabama
Seller Will Pay $1,000 towards purchasers closing cost. … (2 comments)

home: The Birmingham Zoo Is Only A Short Trip From Pell City - 10/17/10 07:15 AM
The Birmingham Zoo Is Only A Short Trip From Pell City
 

 
The trip to the Birmingham Zoo is less than an hour from Pell City. There is a lot at the Birmingham Zoo to go wild about especially if you are a child or a child at heart. My favorite area to visit at the Birmingham Zoo is the birds; you can see a variety of them from Flamingos to Pelicans. It is only a short road trip to the Biriminham Zoo from your Pell City home. Pack up the family and enjoy this beautiful weather while you are enjoying all … (9 comments)

home: Argo, Springville & Steele, Alabama Home Sales For September 2010 - 10/16/10 04:30 PM
  
Argo, Springville & Steele, Alabama  Home Sales for September 2010
 St Clair County Area 148B
  
The Total Number of Homes That Sold:                                                          10    
The Total Amount of Home Sales in the area:                                     $1,287,104
The Average Dollar of Homes That Sold was:                                        $128,710
Percentage Amount It Sold For to List Amount:                                          96.81
The average number of days on the market:                                                 136
 The number of homes on the market for this area:                                       204
 
 
Information was taken from the Birmingham MLS, Neither the Birmingham MLS or Birmingham Association of Realtors guarantees or responsible for its accuracy. Market data does … (2 comments)

home: Listed and Sold By Diane Williams, 630 Lakefront Dr, Talladega, AL 35160 on Logan Martin Lake - 10/16/10 02:19 PM
Listed and Sold By Diane Williams, 630 Lakefront Dr, Talladega, AL 35160 on Logan Martin Lake

This beautiful home on Logan Martin Lake has been listed and sold by Diane Williams at RE/MAX Realty Pros.
Have you been thinking of selling your property on Logan Martin Lake? Have you been wondering if it is a good time? Interest rates are at an all time low, and we do have buyers taking advantage of these incredible low rates. It is an excellent time to sell your home on Logan Martin Lake.
 
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home: Logan Martin Lake Sales September 1, 2010 - September 30, 2010 - 10/16/10 01:55 PM
 
 
 
Logan Martin Lake Sales September 1, 2010 - September 30, 2010
 
Home Sales Statistics on Logan Martin Lake.  Combined sales from St Clair and Talladega County.
 
Total Number of Homes That Sold:                        6
Average Price of Home                                273,000
Percentage Amount Sold to List Amount                87.75
Average Days on Market                                      89
 
The above information was taken from sales in the Birmingham MLS. Neither the Birmingham MLS nor the Birmingham Association of Realtors guarantees or are responsible for its accuracy.  Market data does not show FSBO, non broker members listings, or listings not published.
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home: 630 Lakefront Dr, Talladega, Al 35160 on Logan Martin Lake Has A Contract Pending - 10/11/10 02:53 AM
 
 

          630 Lakefront Dr, Talladega, AL 35160 on Logan Martin Lake Has A Contract Pending
This beautiful home on Logan Martin Lake now has a contract pending.
Have you been thinking of selling your property on Logan Martin Lake? Have you been wondering if it is an opportune time? Interest rates are at an all time low, and we do have buyers taking advantage of these incredible low rates. It is an excellent time to sell your home on Logan Martin Lake.
Give me a call for all of your real estate needs and we can discuss how we … (8 comments)

home: Main Channel Lot In Country Club Estates On Logan Martin Lake - 09/20/10 03:50 AM

                                                             Main Channel Lot In Club Estates On Logan Martin Lake
                                                         649 Ridgeway Cir, Talladega, Alabama  35160  MLS 478271
Pending Sale-Property Under Contract
Build your dream home on this beautiful main channel lot in Country Club Estates on Logan Martin Lake with approximately 143 feet of shoreline. Lot has septic, water and a part basement due to home that has burned.

This gentle sloping deep water lot will steal your heart with this breathtaking view. Come explore the serenity of the beautiful waters of Logan Martin Lake. Once you do, you might want to call Logan Martin Lake … (0 comments)

home: Pricing Your Property To Sell in Pell City, St Clair and Talladega County - 09/17/10 03:13 PM

                              Pricing Your Property To Sell in Pell City, St Clair and Talladega County

It is extremely important to think about a good pricing strategy when placing your Pell City, St Clair and Talladega County home on the market to sell.  Most of the time, sellers want to price their property with room for negotiation, this could lead to pricing themselves out of a sale. Why do I say this? Let me explain.
The two most powerful things to consider in pricing positioning are; what is currently available on the market and if the sellers are motivated.  In today's … (4 comments)

home: Exciting News For Riverside AL - 09/16/10 12:37 PM
Exciting News For Riverside AL   

                                                                Riverside Landing In Riverside, Alabama
The Riverside, AL area is all  abuzz about the exciting news that was announced by the Mayor Rusty Jessup.  The Mayor announced that Riverside has a grant for Riverside Landing.  Their plans are to install a new gas pump at the boat launch on Logan Martin Lake. It is my understanding they are still waiting on permits. They hope to have the gas pump up and running by Spring 2011.    Riverside charges a small fee to launch your boat.
While at the launch, I spoke with several area fishermen and they … (2 comments)

home: Lincoln, AL Home Sales Statistics For August 2010 - 09/14/10 11:29 AM
Lincoln, AL Home Sales Statistics For August 2010
                          ~Area 144B                                                                                                        
Total Number of Homes That Sold                                                  6                                      
The Total Amount of Home Sales in the area:                    $1,030,000               
The Average Dollar of Homes That Sold was:                        $171,667
Percentage Amount It Sold For to List Amount:                        91.99%
The average number of days on the market:                              108
The number of homes on the market for this area:                      152
 
One home was sold in July 2010; the dollar amount was $142,000. Sales are up for the month of August 2010 from last month.
 
 
 
 
 
Information taken … (1 comments)

home: Pell City, AL Area ~August 2010, Home Sales Statistics - 09/13/10 01:11 AM
                      
                                Pell City, AL Area ~August 2010, Home Sales Statistics
                                                               ~ Area 144A~
Areas Included In Statistics Are:
Pell City, AL  35125, Pell City, AL  35128, Riverside, AL 35135
Cropwell, AL 35054, Vincent, AL 35178
The total number of homes that sold:                                            9
The total amount of home sales in the area:                      $1,545,700
 The average dollar of homes that sold was:                         $171,744
 Percentage amount it sold for to list amount:                            98.69%
 The average number of days on the market:                               117
 The number of homes on the market for this area:                      306
 
The following information is the sales statics … (2 comments)

home: Marketing Plan That Works - 09/12/10 04:29 AM
Marketing Plan That Works
                                                                                                                                                                                
Marketing your property in today's real estate climate is complex. Traditional marketing in print only reaches a few buyers in your area. Other means such as radio and television along with print are not as effective as the Internet. You need a marketing plan that ensures your home will be viewed by the majority of buyers  looking in your area on the Internet.
Studies have shown that over 90% of home buyers are shopping for their new home online. Your home needs to be  positioned to where the search engines can locate it. If positioned correctly, when buyers are … (7 comments)

home: Alabama Wildflowers In St Clair And Talladega Counties - 09/09/10 02:14 AM
 
 Alabama Wildflowers In St Clair And Talladega Counties
                                                                                                                                              
Selling homes in St Clair and Talladega Counties has it perks; while regularly traveling the county roads I have seen some of the most beautiful Alabama Wildflowers that had an abundance of color this spring thru summer.  The fall season is approaching, and the area is still providing a beautiful array of natural color.
 
I have done some research into trying to identify some of the area wildflowers. While doing this, I have found some interesting facts.  Alabama ranks eighth nationally with 2,851 native plant species. The wildflowers in … (4 comments)

home: Sellers-Transform Your Home on a Tight Budget - 09/07/10 12:39 AM
Sellers-Transform Your Home on a Tight Budget
 
Some sellers in the past have been under the impression that once the agent planted the sign, their home would sell. This is not the case; you need to have a home that presents itself as a cut above the rest in its price range.  One crucial factor to getting your home sold is in the presentation. It does not have to cost you an arm and a leg; you can do a remarkable job transforming your home on a tight budget. Homes that stand out above the rest are selling. There are a number … (34 comments)

 
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