Dianna Howell

Oak Mountain State Park
Lifestyle

Oak Mountain State Park in Pelham, Alabama

Birmingham, Alabama is a nature lover’s dream. The Birmingham area is home to many outdoor adventures and parks, and one of my personal favorites (which also happens to be located close to home) is Oak Mountain State Park. There are so many activities to choose from, which we will cover in the sections below, and

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Buying

What Buyers Need to Know About This Market

Tune in here for some important tips about buying a home in 2021. You may have noticed recently that inventory in our market is low and that homes are selling very quickly. This has created a level of demand that we’ve never before seen. When a house hits the market, it’s not uncommon to see

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Lifestyle

Tips for Spring Home Maintenance

Gone are the coldest days, and we no longer need our heaviest coats. Now we can look forward to spring flowers, breezes, baseball, and more daylight. Studies show we use 0.5% less energy for each day of daylight savings time, so we save money on our energy bills.  Since spring has sprung, here are four

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Buying

How to Buy and Sell Simultaneously

Here’s how we recommend buying and selling a home simultaneously. How can you buy and sell a home simultaneously? Most sellers want to go out and find that perfect new house first, but the issue right now is that we’re in a very competitive seller’s market. So your offer that’s contingent upon selling your home

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What Happens When My File Goes to Underwriting?

Here’s what happens when a home purchase contract goes to underwriting. Today I’m joined by Zell Railey of Bank of England Mortgage. We’re here to discuss the underwriting process and how it affects homebuyers. Once you go under contract to buy a home, there is a flurry of activity for 10-15 days, then things go

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Should You Sell During the Holidays?

If you’re considering selling your house, here are four reasons selling soon may be a great idea Most people put their homes on the market in the spring, but there are still buyers needing to purchase from Thanksgiving until the new year and through the rest of winter. If you’re considering selling your house, here

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