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.



Christmas is over and if you are like most of us, there is a Lot of food in the refrigerator.  Thanksgiving is the BIG day for turkey, but Christmas is a close second.  But you can only eat so many turkey sandwiches!! I usually make turkey enchilada casserole with my turkey leftovers and my famil...
The Oak Mountain area of Birmingham, Alabama, is located in North Shelby County including Greystone, Brook Highland and the area between HWY 280 and I-65.  Oak Mountain State Park is the south border and the Cahaba River and Jefferson County line is the north border.  This valley boasts beautiful...
Last month's issue of Forbes magazine ranked the Birmingham-Hoover metro area 28th among 100 U.S. "Best Bang for your Buck" housing markets.  That's not the cheapest, but the best deal.  To make the list, cities were evaluated in: housing affordability, travel time and unemployment rates.  Birmin...
What is happening in the Real Estate Market in Helena, Alabama?  In November 2009, we saw 27 homes sell in Helena. This was UP from the 20 homes that sold in October and WAY UP from the 7 that sold in November 2009.  So far in 2009 Helena has seen 306 homes sell.  The average sales price in Novem...
The Hoover High Football Team won the State Championship on December 4th.  GO BUCS.  All this excitement with the football team didn't keep houses from selling though! In November 2009, we saw 91 homes sell in Hoover.  This was UP from 78 in October and WAYYYY Up from the 33 that sold in November...
It is December and everyone is busy getting ready for the holidays.  My husband Tim and I will be working at the Boy Scout Christmas Tree lot this afternoon and that is alway a lot of fun. People seem happier this time of year (there is always the exception but for the most part this is true).  W...
In July 2009, CNN Money magazine ranked Alabaster Alabama as #85 on the 100 best places to live in the US.  The city is also one of the fastest growing - increasing its size by 60% over the last ten years.    What is the Real Estate market like in Alabaster, Alabama?  There were only 29 closed sa...
Just Over the Mountain from Downtown Birmingham, Homewood is a thriving community just a short commute to Birmingham city center.   In Homewood you will find a wide range of properties to choose from - many dating back to the 20's-40's.  Charming neighborhoods with mature trees and nearby parks a...
I've been seeing articles lately indicating that home sales are starting to pick up.  Good News!  Still, if you are trying to sell your home, the current market remains challenging. To get the best price for your home, it has to look better than all the others out there.  I talk to people all the...

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