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$8000 Tax Credits for House Buying - MUST ACT NOW! By now you've probably heard that the government is offering up to $8,000 in tax credit to First-Time Homebuyers. You may not have heard that there is also a $6,500 tax credit available to folks who have owned a home for at least 5 years and are ...
The Sound of the Shoals - Part 3 - The Birth of Rock and Roll and Rhythm and BluesPart Three of our series that explains why Muscle Shoals, Alabama is considered the "Hit Recording Capital of the World." The next generation of Shoals area music began when the legendary Sam Phillips began working ...
3 Bedroom 2 Bath Home for Sale in Killen, Alabama Not sure if this is the one? Search other great properties in North Alabama! This beautiful home, located in the beautiful Oakwood Estates neighborhood in Center Star, Alabama, is perfect for anyone looking for a nice country setting with the comf...
The Sound of the Shoals - Part 2 - BeginningsOn the banks of the Tennessee River in the northwest corner of Alabama, four small, thriving cities are joined together by a history that many of its own citizens have never explored. Many of the people in the area are completely unaware of the interna...
The Sound of the Shoals - Part 1 - Intro A few days ago I received an interesting tip. I was encouraged to begin using my Home Grown Real Estate blog to post about our local area. At first I thought it was a little silly to do so, but then I realized that I absolutely love our local history. I en...
Want (or need) to sell your house, but are scared it won't sell in today's market?  Our latest video will teach you a few things that you, the seller, NEED to know before sticking a sign in the yard.  
Want to buy some real estate, but don't know where to start?  Check out our latest video!  Here we discuss what you need to do when you want to start looking for a home.  Hopefully, it will answer some of your most basic questions on where to search for real estate, when to start thinking about f...
Here is the first in a series of videos I've been working on recently.  This first video explains what all we can do for you at Home Grown Real Estate and what makes us a little bit different than most real estate companies.  Hopefully, through this video you'll begin to understand why you should...
I've dabbled in commercial real estate off and on throughout my career.  Its fun, and the rewards can be great... if you can actually sell it!  It's tough.  Turn-around times are much longer, the advertising is much more expensive, and if your property isn't advertised in just the right places, i...
Sunday, September 27, 2009 Real Estate Competition Contraceptives and Why They're Bad for Business   The other day I posted on a friend's Facebook page that he ought to think about a career in real estate. He has seen excellent success in his current position, and I felt as though real estate sal...

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