montgomery al real estate: 3033 Willow Lane, Montgomery AL, 36109 - 05/23/19 01:29 PM
3033 Willow Lane, Montgomery AL, 36109
MLS# 452731
3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | 1,344 sqft | Forest Hills
You must see the upgrades in this beautiful Forest Hills home! Gleaming hardwood floors greet you as you enter the very spacious Great Room with vaulted ceilings, extensive crown molding, incredible trim and marble fireplace, built-in bookcase. This split floor plan features a large main bedroom that leads to a wonderfully updated bath with decorator tile, granite counter tops... Two nice size bedrooms are located on the right side of the house with an updated bath between them. New carpet in all three bedrooms. Fabulous … (0 comments)

montgomery al real estate: 1904 Norman Bridge Court: This Colonial Charmer Will Steal Your Heart! - 02/08/19 08:09 AM
1904 Norman Bridge Court, Montgomery, AL
MLS# 447587
3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | 2,639 sqft | Garden District 
Situated on a large corner lot in the historic Garden District, this Southern Colonial charmer will steal your heart! Catch a summer breeze on the wide covered front porch while enjoying the mature landscaping including azaleas, crepe myrtles, Japanese maples, and majestic magnolias. Entertain on a grand scale in the ample sized living room and formal dining room, both freshly painted and with gorgeous newly refurbished oak hardwood floors. Butler's pantry makes a quaint breakfast nook and boasts a large walk-in pantry with lots of storage. … (6 comments)

montgomery al real estate: 519 THORN PLACE: LOW MAINTENANCE LIVING IN MIDTOWN! - 12/11/18 12:51 PM
519 Thorn Place, Montgomery, Al 36106
MLS# 444814
2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms | 1,589 sqft | Thorn Manor
The best of lock-it and leave-it living! This 2nd floor condo at sought after Thorn Manor in Old Cloverdale in Midtown Montgomery.  This home boasts charm and character with a spacious layout. Large living room is light filled and plenty big to entertain in. Cozy front sunroom has wonderful views and is great for morning coffee, relaxing, or reading a good book. Dining room has antique built-in china cabinet for displaying your collectibles. Open galley style kitchen has lots of counter space and great storage. … (5 comments)

montgomery al real estate: 3514 Prince George Dr. - Spacious Home in Desirable Dalraida! - 04/20/18 07:09 AM
3514 Prince George Dr, Montgomery AL 36109
MLS# 431423
4 bedrooms | 2 baths | 2,179 square feet | Hillman Heights
Step right in to find a large family room with fireplace, hardwood floors and built-ins to store your books. Just off the family room is the dining room where you can wine and dine family during the holidays. The galley style kitchen features updated granite counter tops, new cabinets and separate breakfast area. All your bedroom furniture will fit perfectly in the spacious bedrooms. Covered patio off den in the fenced yard where you can sit enjoy the kids playing. Call us or … (4 comments)

montgomery al real estate: Midtown Montgomery Real Estate Market Trends - Sept 2016 - 10/27/16 11:26 PM
Freddy Mac reports that mortgage rates staying low. Here are the national averages for mortgage rates during the week ending Oct. 6:
30-year fixed-rate mortgages: averaged 3.42 percent, with an average 0.5 point, unchanged from last week. A year ago, 30-year rates averaged 3.76 percent. 15-year fixed-rate mortgages: averaged 2.72 percent, with an average 0.5 point, also unchanged from last week’s average. Last year at this time, 15-year rates averaged 2.99 percent. 5-year hybrid adjustable-rate mortgages: averaged 2.80 percent, with an average 0.4 point, dropping slightly from last week’s 2.81 percent average. A year ago, 5-year ARMs averaged 2.88 percent. With rates like this, … (0 comments)

montgomery al real estate: 4 Common Real Estate Myths Debunked - 10/14/16 05:04 AM
If you are in the process of buying or selling a home, you may have already come across some of these common real estate myths. Real estate myths are abundant and are quite prevalent in the real estate world. Below you will find a few real estate myths to be wary of whether you are buying or selling a home. 
Some folks believe that if you don’t use a real estate agent you are likely to get a better deal. This is totally false because no matter which one of you have the agent…one of them is going to get the commission be it the … (5 comments)

montgomery al real estate: Help Your House Sell By Staging Your Basement - 10/03/16 05:27 AM
If you have your house on the market you likely already have everything arranged neatly and perfectly throughout the house.  However, the one area of your home that you may have forgotten about is the basement.  Below are a few tips for staging your basement so that those who come to tour your home may be more willing to make an offer. 
 One tip for staging your basement to make it “show” ready is to pick up all of the clutter off the floor.  Most of the time when folks have a basement in their home they tend to use it as a … (1 comments)

montgomery al real estate: 3 Tips For A Successful Yard Sale - 09/20/16 01:49 AM

Summer is officially over and that means it’s time to clean out your house and get rid of things you don’t need. This is the time of year that yard sales abound. Some yard sales are more profitable than others and there are many reasons why that is so. Below are a few tips for a successful yard sale. 
The first thing you should do to make sure that your yard sale is successful is to advertise it. There are many ways you can advertise your yard sale. One way you can advertise your yard sale is by word of mouth. Tell everyone you know when your yard sale will be and … (2 comments)

montgomery al real estate: Midtown Montgomery Home For Sale: 356 Cloverdale Road - 09/08/16 10:07 AM

Midtown Montgomery Home For Sale: 356 Cloverdale Road, Montgomery AL 36104
MLS #406555
2 Bedrooms | 2 Baths | 1,589 Square Feet | Garden District
Enjoy life perched on this wonderful covered front porch in historic Midtown Montgomery. It’s the best room (in the house) so to speak. Walk to restaurants, shopping, and parks! Watch your investment grow as time passes. If you can overlook some wallpaper, some bumps and bruises this could be the bargain with a great location you have been waiting for! Historic covenants in place! Two bathrooms, two bedrooms and small room in rear of … (6 comments)

montgomery al real estate: Midtown Montgomery Home For Sale: 3357 Lebron Ave - 09/08/16 04:13 AM

Midtown Montgomery Home For Sale: 3357 Lebron Ave, Montgomery AL 36106
MLS# 406811
4 Bedrooms | 2 Baths | 2,366 Square Feet | Cloverdale/Idlewild
See this terrific Tudor in Cloverdale/Idlewild home in Midtown Montgomery with four bedrooms and two baths for under 130k!! If you can overlook a few bumps and bruises this could be the bargain you have been looking for! Beautiful hardwood floors in formal living and separate dining! Covered front porch with arches to sit and watch neighbors pass. Kitchen features an island and French doors opening to a large deck. Two bedrooms and bath down. Two bedrooms and bath … (2 comments)

montgomery al real estate: Midtown Montgomery Home For Sale: 501 Ponce de Leon Ave - 08/19/16 01:44 AM

Midtown Montgomery Home For Sale: 501 Ponce de Leon Ave, Montgomery AL 36106
MLS# 405956
2 Bedrooms | 1 Bath | 1,546 Square Feet | Cloverdale/Idlewild
Cloverdale/ Idlewild for under 80k! Walk to Parks, restaurants, and the entertainment district in Midtown Montgomery!! If you can live with one bath and two good size bedrooms, this almost maintenance free Tudor cottage could be your next home! Gorgeous refinished hardwood floors, fresh paint and new stainless steel appliances in the kitchen are but a few of the wonderful things this home has to offer. A sun-room / office off the dining room can serve many functions. … (2 comments)

montgomery al real estate: Midtown Montgomery Home For Sale: 1222 S Lawrence St - 08/17/16 01:12 AM

Midtown Montgomery Home For Sale: 1222 S Lawrence St, Montgomery AL 36106
MLS# 405996
One owner since 1958! Amazing bungalow home that has not been altered much over time. If you love "PURE & Original" this could be what you have been looking for. Double wide lot which features beautiful old plantings you can't duplicate without years of hard work and time. Built-in cabinets in living and breakfast room add to the charm. Located in a wonderful block of the Garden District of Midtown Montgomery where front porches are standard equipment. Make it what you want or enjoy the period feel of the … (1 comments)

montgomery al real estate: Montgomery AL Home For Sale: 3020 Guymar Road - 08/16/16 10:13 PM

Montgomery AL Home For Sale:
3020 Guymar Road, Montgomery AL 36111
MLS# 406229
Pristine one owner home in Gladlane Estates. Meticulously maintained and move-in ready with fresh paint and new carpet. Check out this lovely home with spacious living areas, large kitchen with built-in banquet seating, nice sized bedrooms with hardwood floors and big back yard. It's ready for its next family to love it as much as the original one did!
3 Bedrooms | 2 Baths | 1,874 Square Feet | Gladlane Estate
Marketed by Montgomery AL Realtor Lauren Layfield, Sandra Nickel Hat Team.

montgomery al real estate: Things To Accomplish Soon After Moving Into Your New Home - 07/24/16 11:32 PM

If you were lucky enough to move into a new home recently then you need to know a few things that you should strive to accomplish soon after the move.    These things will get you set in the right direction for being comfortable in your new home for years to come.  A few of these ideas are listed below. 
Be sure to take pictures of each room in your new home before moving in. Sometimes the inspection takes place and then the previous owners come back to get a few last items of theirs moved out.  You never know, especially if … (3 comments)

montgomery al real estate: What To Renovate When Selling Your Home - 07/17/16 10:47 AM

It can be hard to set a budget and stick to it when it comes to renovating your home. If you are planning on selling your home soon, you should go ahead and do a few renovations that may need to be done but do the ones that don’t cost a lot of money. Of course if your home has some issues and you feel you can get a lot more money out of your home if you make those renovations now, you may want to go ahead and do so. Below are a few tips on what exactly you should … (0 comments)

montgomery al real estate: Reasons To Refinance Your Home Mortgage in 2016 - 07/09/16 03:06 AM

There are many benefits to refinancing  and some of those reasons you will find listed below. 
A lot of folks tend to rack up credit card debt toward the end of each year and have some credit card debt to pay off in the next year.  By refinancing your home you can put all of your credit card debt together and into the refinance.  It is much better to pay off your credit card at say 5% instead of the interest you may be paying such as 18%.  A good rule of thumb however if you do plan to use your … (0 comments)

montgomery al real estate: Finding The Right Home Is like Finding A Mate - 06/28/16 12:29 AM

When you are looking to find a mate to marry you may spend years and years before you find the one that is meant for you to be with, however you don’t need to look for years to find “the one” when it comes to house hunting.  There are ways to know when you have found the right house for you but you may need to make a few tweaks in your wish list to make it all possible.  Below are a few ideas to help make finding your dream home a bit easier. 
A good way to get started finding … (2 comments)

montgomery al real estate: What Realtors Do – You’ll Be Surprised! - 06/16/16 06:20 AM

Think you know what a real estate agent does on a daily basis?  You might have to think again in order to correctly identify all the responsibilities on the shoulders of your REALTOR (a real estate agent who is a member of the National Board of Realtors).   You most likely would be surprised—and impressed—to discover the wide range and long list of activities undertaken by your REALTOR in your pursuit of buying/selling a home.
A basic job description would include renting, and buying, and selling (oh, my!) real estate for clients, interviewing potential clients, previewing and showing  property, discussing sales … (1 comments)

montgomery al real estate: Tips To Eliminate Pet Odor So Your Home Will Sell - 06/10/16 06:16 AM

If you have pets you know all too well just what a mess they can make, what you may not be aware of however is that they have a smell all their own that others who walk into your house may be able to smell more than you can.  If you have your house on the market you may need to do your best to eliminate the pet odor before you home starts showing so that you will be better able to sell your home.  Below are a few ideas and tips to help you get a head start on … (2 comments)

montgomery al real estate: How Pets Affect Your Home Sale - 06/03/16 04:19 AM

We have all been inside of friends and families homes that have pets and we all know just how smelly pets can make a home no matter how clean you keep your pets.  In fact, most homes these days have at least one pet in them.  If you are trying to sell your home having a pet may make it harder to do so.  Let’s take a look at a few ways pets make things harder on someone who is trying to sell their home.
You may have your home staged to the max but if you have a pet … (0 comments)

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