Bird's Eye View on Real Estate

Real Estate Agent - Coldwell Banker Preferred Properties
Toni Bird Sells Real Estate in Hoover and the Greater Birmingham Alabama Area.



I've seen lots of comments lately talking about how the elimination of the Down Payment Assistance Programs will devastate the housing market and keep hundreds of thousands of people form home ownership. I've had several comments on my blog where I stated that Saving Up to Buy a Home is NOT a bad...
Birmingham Barons are playing for the championship.  Do you have your tickets yet?   Located in Hoover Alabama is the wonderful Regions Park stadium - home to the Birmingham Barons Baseball team.  If you have not been to a game, you NEED to go. Did you know that over 250,000 people have attended ...
140 Cedar Bend Drive in Waiting for You 152,900 If you are wanting to buy an affordable home on a big, flat lot, then come take a look at 140 Cedar Bend Drive in Helena, Alabama.  This charming cottage sits on a flat, manicured lot and is loaded with curb appeal.  Large windows in the Living Room...
The other day, I was talking with a person who is Moving to the Birmingham Alabama area from out of town.  The topic of golf came up and they were amazed at what Birmingham had to offer. Did you know that there are over 40 golf courses in and around Birmingham?  Some are public, including the Rob...
Down Payment Amount on FHA Loans will increase October 1st. Are you thinking about Buying A Home in Hoover, Alabama or the Greater Birmingham area?  If you have your down payment in place you may want to find that home quickly. At the end of July, President Bush signed a new housing bill.  The bi...
Helena Alabama is a community located just south of Hoover Alabama.  It is within a short commute to downtown Birmingham.  This community has many "starter homes" and several newer, move up neighborhoods. Home sales in Helena Alabama remained consistent in July with 38 sales (there were 36 in Jun...
If gas prices are getting you down, then Homewood Alabama is a great place to live.  Just 5 minutes from Bedroom to Downtown Birmingham, you will save lots of dollars commuting to work. Here you will find a variety of residences with several condos and townhomes priced below 100K to quaint neighb...
I don't know about you, but every day my mailbox is filled with all kinds of mail I didn't ask for.  There are Bills - wish I didn't have these There are Magazines - wish I had time to read more ‘cuz the stack in piling up There are notes and cards from friends - this is always nice There are cat...
Hoover Alabama - A City of Parks I love trees and I love to be outdoors (except for those really hot days of summer).  Spring and Fall are incredible - clear days, moderate temperatures AND plenty of places to hike, picnic and spend time with your family outdoors. Summer mornings before 9:00 are ...
  Over the last week, I've had a lot of people ask me about the New Tax Credit.  This was part of the housing bill that President Bush signed at the end of July.  As with any new bill, it takes a while to figure out all the kinks.   Good news is, if you are a first time home buyer (and a 1st time...

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