Karen Harrison's Blog

Real Estate Agent - Remax Alliance - Huntsville
Madison, Marshall, & Jackson Counties
Sales statistics for Marshall County and the surrounding areas for Sept are as follows....Currently Active Listings = 914 Currently Pending Sales = 41Currently Contingent Sales = 42Sold Properties for Sept = 56Average Sales Price for Sept = $115,895.00Average Days on Market = 130Average Sold Pric...
Are you considering a 2nd home purchase, a weekend get a way, or just that little place in the world that is yours?  Look no further.  Guntersville, Al or Scottsboro, Al is just the place.  Both areas are mountainous and lots of lake properties.  This is a year round destination with beautiful ch...
Here on the Gulf Coast of Alabama we mostly deal with investment and 2nd home properties.  In the past when the markets were stable or going through the roof we have never had to deal with short sales of foreclosures.  When a market changes as Realtors all across the country well know, it is a ti...
Here is a list of foreclosure condos for sale in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, Al. http://tinyurl.com/yhjgpwu  If you would like to be included on my weekly update of foreclosures and sales in the area you can visit my web site at KarensGulfProperties or email me at kjharrison@gulftel.com  
We have been seeing many great buys with the many foreclosures for sale along the Gulf Coast of Alabama.  With in the last few weeks those foreclosures have begun to decrease.  Every week I update those who would like to have my weekly report on sales and foreclosures in the area.  For the last f...
If you want to have a view like this for a relaxing weekend at your leisure or for a permenant residence it is time to buy along the Gulf Coast of Alabama.  The best deals are really getting picked over.  If you would like to be updated on a weekly basis of currently sold prices or foreclosures ...
I have been working on a short sale since May.  It is now October the 23rd.  It is extremelty frustrating to me, the buyer, the seller, and the other Realtor.  The only people that seem to be content to hold a mortgage that they are now not receiving payment for is the mortgage company.  We turne...
Being in Real Estate sales along the Gulf Coast of Alabama is a unique market.  It is generally very easy to do a market analysis or appraisal due to so many properties that are exactly alike.  They are alike all but personal touches of the owner such as paint and furniture.  If you have a 20 sto...
I believe along the Gulf Coast of Alabama that the Real Estate Market has seen the bottom.  While I say that I must also say that there are still properties on the market that are overpriced.  But, we have seen properties begin to sell for more than the last sold prices.  This is great news and h...
In Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Alabama we are starting to see more cash buyers.  Thank goodness since mortgage loans for 2nd homes and investment properties are difficult.  I will tell you that Vision Bank in Gulf Shores is doing a great job getting things financed.  They do in house as well as ...

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