Bird's Eye View on Real Estate

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

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2009 

Recently we moved to a new home.  It has hardwoods floors through the main level except the master bedroom.  Personally, I like carpet because it is easier on my feet.  My husband loves the hardwood floors and they DO look nice when you walk in the front door and the wood shines all the way throu...
02/23/2009
There were 16 home sales in Pelham Alabama in January 2009.  This was down from a spike to 34 in December but closer to the 18 that sold in November.  The average salesprice was $187,606 with sales ranging from $81,000 for a townhome in Wildewood to $377,900 for a 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath in Ballantra...
02/22/2009
  The Oak Mountain area for the most part, includes property between I-65 and Hwy 280 in North Shelby County. Some property is within the Hoover City limits and other is in unincorporated Shelby County. This area, which possesses many homes in the million plus category, had only 32 closed sales i...
02/22/2009
The New Stimulus Bill that President Obma just signed into law gives First Time Home Buyers a TAX CREDIT of 10% of the purchase price for a home purchased between January 1, 2009 and December 1, 2009.  This means if you buy a home that costs $80,000 or more, you will receive an $8000 tax credit. ...
02/19/2009
Home sales in the Hoover, Alabama were down in January 2009 to 44 - but that number is still higher than they were in November 2008 (33). In the Hoover Alabama area, the average salesprice was $288,806 with prices ranging from $79,900 for a 3 Bedroom 1 Bath in Chapel Hill, to $599,000 for a 5 bed...
02/17/2009
I have a home for sale in Pelham, Alabama, that has been on the market a while and the price has been reduced to an amount less than the seller paid for the property.  It is a DEAL.  I had a couple look at the property for sale with their buyer's agent about three weeks ago and they got really ex...
02/17/2009
Home sales in Helena (one of the top 100 places to live in America) dropped to 13 in January 2009. This doesn't sound great - but it was better than the 7 that sold in November 2008! The average salesprice was $199,180.  Prices range from $145,000 for a 3BR, 2BA in Old Cahaba to $272,500 for a 4 ...
02/13/2009
Home sales across the nation were down in January. Vestavia was no exception. In January, Vestavia saw 15 homes sell - down from 24 in December. Part of this is seasonal and part is based on the rough economic news. Three sales were in Liberty Park. The average salesprice was $306,384 with prices...
02/13/2009
Alabaster Alabama is a great place to live and is still within commuting distance to downtown Birmingham. Home sale numbers in Alabaster remained stable in January with 28 (24 closed in November and 28 closed in December). Fifteen of the 28 sales were foreclosed properties.  Many were sold at hug...
02/11/2009
If you look at JUST the number of homes that closed, January was not a good month for Real Estate sales in Homewood.  Only 9 homes actually sold and closed.  Since there are currently 306 homes on the market, you could say we have a 34 month supply of inventory!   Now having said that - all is no...
02/11/2009
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