Karen Borden - North Alabama Real Estate Professional

Real Estate Agent - Keller Williams
The U.S. News analyzed 125 metro areas in the United States to find the best places to live based on quality of life and the job market, as well as the value of living there and people's desire to live there.  Based upon this evaluation, it was determined that: HUNTSVILLE, AL RANKS #7 AS ONE OF T...
Owning is the New Renting: Homeownership Trends Upward as U.S. Loses Renter Households Rising wages, loosening credit standards and demographic shifrs are all creating momentum for owning rather than renting.The homeownership rate rose from the prior year for the fifth consecutive quarter in 2018...
A polished home exterior makes for an inviting experience for any visitor or passerby, which is especially important if your home is on the market.  All home sellers should focus on exterior home improvements.  Buyers are searching for homes online, and the exterior picture of your home will be t...
Depending on where you live and the severity of the storm, hail can be either a minor irritating event or a potentially devastating, destructive threat. According to the National Weather Service (NWS), hailstones fall to earth from 30,000 feet, reaching up to 120 mph before they hit trees, vehicl...
Springtime is here: the flowers are blooming, the temperatures are rising and your allergies are becoming unbearable.  For millions of people, the beautiful weather o spring brings the unwelcome plague of congestion, sore throats, and irritated eyes.  While it is impossible to completely avoid po...
Tornadoes are terrifying and destructive—and they rarely give much warning. Create an emergency plan for your entire family, including pets, so they can stay safe during a tornado or severe storm. Following the recent disaster that struck Joplin, Mo., the experts at American Humane Association ha...
This page explains what actions to take when you receive a tornado watch or warning alert from the National Weather Service for your local area and what to do before, during, and after a tornado.Know Your RiskWhatA tornado is a violently rotating column of air that extends from a thunderstorm to ...
Staging is a term realtors and designers use to discuss options on increasing the overall appeal of your home. The real estate professional and/or designer can work with the homeowner to create a cozy atmosphere, allowing buyers to imagine how they and their belongings would fit in the home.When ...
Buying or selling a home can be stressful.  But what may be eve more stressful is having a conversation with your realtor or mortgage lender where you don't really understand what they are talking about.  Here is a quick list for you to help navigate those tricky conversations.   Escrow An agreed...
If you're a prospective home seller, here are five things you can do now to get ready for a spring sale. Start packingIt may sound crazy to start packing months in advance of your move, but since you'll eventually need to do this anyway, you might as well get organized now. I'm not suggesting you...

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