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 

I was showing houses to a client the other day.  This is a buyer's market as we have heard so there are literally hundreds of homes for sale in her price range. Based on most of her specific requested items and through the use of the internet (pictures really help weed out the undesirable) we bas...
03/26/2009
Home sales in Helena (one of the top 100 places to live in America) increased to 19 in February. This doesn't sound great - but it was better than the 7 that sold in November 2008 and the 14 in January! The average salesprice was $207,886.  Eight sales were in Old Cahaba, 4 in Riverwoods and the ...
03/20/2009
There were 15 home sales in Pelham Alabama in February 2009.  This was down from a spike to 34 in December, but closer to the 18 that sold in November.  The average salesprice was $161,895 which was down from $187,606 in January.  Prices have come down in Pelham, but part of the reason for the dr...
03/20/2009
Home sales numbers in Alabaster remained stable in February with 31 closed sales (up from 30 in January). The average sales price was $168,175 - up from 135,867 last month when we had a glut of foreclosures being purchased out of the market. Sales ranged from $65,000 for a 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath in Mo...
03/20/2009
Boy, has it gotten busy lately or is it my imagination!  I listed a home for sale in Helena, Alabama 3 weeks ago and we already received an offer.  The seller had fixed it up and it looked GREAT.  The person who is buying the home as never owned a home before and can take advantage of the First T...
03/19/2009
  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 40 closed sales in the...
03/17/2009
Hoover Alabama saw 52 homes close in February 2009.  Eleven were in Ross Bridge, Six in Bluff Park, Five in Trace Crossings, and the rest throughout the city.  In the Hoover Alabama area, the average salesprice was $265,523 with prices ranging from $41,116 for a 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath condo in Four Se...
03/16/2009
Do you like pink?    I lot of people - mostly girls, like pink.  Easter is right around the corner and those little pink Easter dresses are pretty, and what would the Easter Bunny do without his pink ears and nose.  Many flowers are pink. I saw lots of pink tulips last week and the azaleas are ju...
03/16/2009
Vestavia Alabama is a very short commute to downtown Birmingham and features many neighborhoods with large mature trees.  Home sales increased in February.  We saw 24 homes close in December, 16 close in January and now 32 close in February.  The average sales price was $362,313 with houses price...
03/15/2009
Homewood Alabama is a community located just south of downtown Birmingham.  It is a 5 minute drive from your driveway to the parking deck. IF you want to save time AND gas - Buying A Home in Homewood Alabama is a great idea.  Home Sales in Homewood were up in February to 13 (January sales were on...
03/15/2009
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