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By Ann Allen Hoover, CDPE SRES ASP e-PRO Realtor - Homes for Sale - AL
(RE/MAX Advantage South)
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  Fun Stuff To Do Around Birmingham! SCHOOL BREAK CAMPS at The Birmingham Zoo       If you are looking for something for the kids to do during their school breaks, why not send them to camp at The Birmingham Zoo?  Not only do they get to explore the zoo, they will learn about some of the animals ...

By Charita Cadenhead, Serving Jefferson and Shelby Counties (Alabama)
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Birmingham Is Closed.  Will Reopen on Wednesday. Streets of Birmingham are glazed with sheets of ice and Birminghamians have cleared grocery store shelves of bread, milk and beer.

By Ann Allen Hoover, CDPE SRES ASP e-PRO Realtor - Homes for Sale - AL
(RE/MAX Advantage South)
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  TELL YOUR STORY! StoryCorps Comes To Birmingham     I'm a big fan of National Public Radio.  They have a lot of great programming and one broadcast that I particularly enjoy is StoryCorps.  They interview ordinary (and sometimes not so ordinary) people who share their personal stories and exper...

By Ann Allen Hoover, CDPE SRES ASP e-PRO Realtor - Homes for Sale - AL
(RE/MAX Advantage South)
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  Fun Stuff To Do Around Birmingham! DANIEL BERNARD ROUMAIN Voodoo Violin Concerto         WHERE:  Alys Stephens Center WHEN:  Thursday, January 13th at 8 PM TICKETS:  $18 - $30   Come casual to the Alys Stephens Center and enjoy a night filled with musical energy and excitement!  Daniel Bernard ...

By Charita Cadenhead, Serving Jefferson and Shelby Counties (Alabama)
(Keller Williams Realty)
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NASQT:  Will the Owner Consider a Lease With an Option to Purchase? This question pops up every now and then.  Usually from prospective tenants that really want to rent a home and they want to ensure that they have the best opportunity at being offered the unit if the owner agrees to a lease with...

By Ann Allen Hoover, CDPE SRES ASP e-PRO Realtor - Homes for Sale - AL
(RE/MAX Advantage South)
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  Fun Stuff To Do Around Birmingham!   MAGIC OF MODEL TRAINS   MCWANE SCIENCE CENTER       The rain has ended and the sun is shining!  What a great day to take the family out and have some fun together this afternoon!    How about this?  It's the final day to see the Magic Of Model Trains exhibit...

By Chuck Roberts
(Anytime Fitness/Keller Williams Realty)
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Looking for a gym in Birmingham, Alabama? You've found it! Stop by our gym Hoover, AL health club TODAY!  This 24 hour gym is minutes from Birmingham, Al. Anytime Fitness is the world’s largest 24 hour gym and co-ed fitness center chain We are a "True 24 hour club" we never close for our members!...

By Ann Allen Hoover, CDPE SRES ASP e-PRO Realtor - Homes for Sale - AL
(RE/MAX Advantage South)
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  MUSIC FOR CHRISTMAS AND ADVENT O Magnum Mysterium   It's been a long time since I've been able to sing in my church choir and I sure do miss being a part of it.  This is my choir......the Chancel Choir of First United Methodist Church in Birmingham AL singing Morten Lauridsen's "O Magnum Myster...

By Charita Cadenhead, Serving Jefferson and Shelby Counties (Alabama)
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Scheduling Showings:  How Far is Too Far in Advance? Giving sufficient notice of when you'd like to view a property is a common courtesy.  If the home is occupied, it gives the seller a chance to get things in order just in case life is happening while they wait for the next showing.  You want to...

By Charita Cadenhead, Serving Jefferson and Shelby Counties (Alabama)
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Happy Anniversary to Me.  Happy Anniversary to Me.  Happy Aniversarrrrrry to Meeeeee - The Committment Continues Well today, I celebrate the anniversay of my first ActiveRain post titled Today's Thought: Keeping It All  Together In Challenging Times.  I wrote 14 posts during my first month includ...

By Ann Allen Hoover, CDPE SRES ASP e-PRO Realtor - Homes for Sale - AL
(RE/MAX Advantage South)
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  Snowy Sunday in Birmingham AL     Ha ha, it certainly wasn't a blizzard!  My snow photo is not what you might be expecting to see.  We did get some flurries for a while...which I tried to capture on video but that didn't turn out so great.  Around here, any snow at all gets us excited since we ...

By Ann Allen Hoover, CDPE SRES ASP e-PRO Realtor - Homes for Sale - AL
(RE/MAX Advantage South)
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  Fun Stuff To Do Around Birmingham!   Holiday Film Series 2010 at THE ALABAMA THEATRE     The Alabama Theatre is hands-down the best venue in Birmingham to watch a movie (IMHO)!  Built in 1927 and completely restored to it's original grandeur in 1998, the historic movie palace now hosts many liv...

By Ann Allen Hoover, CDPE SRES ASP e-PRO Realtor - Homes for Sale - AL
(RE/MAX Advantage South)
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  Fun Stuff To Do Around Birmingham! TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA  BJCC Arena Saturday, December 11th at 3 and 8 PM Tickets are $32.50 - $69.25           The Trans-Siberian Orchestra returns to Birmingham this weekend as their Winter Tour 2010 gets underway!  With screaming guitars, laser lights, smo...

By Charita Cadenhead, Serving Jefferson and Shelby Counties (Alabama)
(Keller Williams Realty)
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31DDC-7:  i's Dotted, t's Crossed - New Agent Demetrius Heard is on Board at Bham WIiRE Realty Well all of the ink is dry.  Demetrius has transferred his license to Bham WIiRE Realty and is now a newly minted Bham WIiRE Associate. While he's not a blogger, I'll gladly take on that role to promote...

By Charita Cadenhead, Serving Jefferson and Shelby Counties (Alabama)
(Keller Williams Realty)
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31DDC-6 Finalizing Paperwork for New Agent Recruit In my effort to revamp my goals for 2011, I have been on a recruiting mission and I have recruited an agent for which I have been developing a professional relationship with over the past several months. Today, we'll be finalizing some paperwork ...

By Ann Allen Hoover, CDPE SRES ASP e-PRO Realtor - Homes for Sale - AL
(RE/MAX Advantage South)
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  CHRISTMAS PRESENTS A Christmas Pageant presented by Brookview Kiddie Academy     The preschoolers at Brookview Kiddie Academy put on an amazing performance yesterday!  With children so young you expect some tears and stage fright, including running off stage to sit with mom and dad, but these l...

By Ann Allen Hoover, CDPE SRES ASP e-PRO Realtor - Homes for Sale - AL
(RE/MAX Advantage South)
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    CHARLES-MARIE WIDOR TOCATTA FROM THE FIFTH ORGAN SYMPHONY   Right before Halloween I wrote a post about the BSC Organ Spooktacular and it got me thinking about one my favorite organ works.  Charles-Marie Widor's Tocatta from the Fifth Organ Symphony is an exciting piece of music!  I found it ...

By Ann Allen Hoover, CDPE SRES ASP e-PRO Realtor - Homes for Sale - AL
(RE/MAX Advantage South)
Comments 3
Fun Stuff To Do Around Birmingham! BIRMINGHAM BOTANICAL GARDENS   * HOLLYDAY MAGIC *     Where:  Birmingham Botanical Gardens When:  Thursday & Friday, December 9th & 10th - 4-6 pm Cost:  $30 for Members and $75 for Non-Members       I would love to go to this but this event is just for kids!  Bo...

By Ann Allen Hoover, CDPE SRES ASP e-PRO Realtor - Homes for Sale - AL
(RE/MAX Advantage South)
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  QR CODE MARKETING FOR BIRMINGHAM AL REAL ESTATE What is a QR Code? Can it help market and sell your Birmingham area home? These funny looking images are two-dimensional barcodes that can be scanned by an iPhone, Blackberry, Android and other smart phones and automatically take you to a URL (in ...

By Ann Allen Hoover, CDPE SRES ASP e-PRO Realtor - Homes for Sale - AL
(RE/MAX Advantage South)
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  Fun Stuff To Do Around Birmingham!    ZOO SNOOZE! at The Birmingham Zoo         There is always something fun going on at The Birmingham Zoo!    Have you ever heard of a Zoo Snooze?  It's a spend-the-night party like none you've ever been to!    WHAT HAPPENS AT THE ZOO AFTER DARK?   The fun beg...

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