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How to Stage Your Home

March 25, 2021

Our House If April showers bring May flowers, why not take advantage of working indoors this month when the rain is upon you and keeping you from enjoying the outdoors! This Month’s Tip: Staging. It works well for anyone looking to sell this year.  When discussing staging with our clients, we always suggest getting rid …

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The Power of Paint

February 25, 2021

Our House One theme continuing out of 2020 and into 2021 is the Super-Hot Real Estate Market. If you’ve been contemplating selling your home and vacillating on which items you should improve to have a better experience, don’t forget about paint. Last month, we focused on the importance of pruning before spring growth and making …

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The Most Common Spring Pests in Alabama

February 15, 2021

Our House Everyone in the South has been patiently anticipating the awakening of spring––and it’s here! We can finally put our oversized scarves and chunky boots away, and reach for our shorts and favorite t-shirts. Though we’re all collectively excited about the positive things that spring brings––picnics, walks in the park, warm weather––we must not …

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How to Decorate with Pink

February 11, 2021

Our House Do you decorate for Valentines Day? Some people love to add hearts and all things love to their decor in the month of February. I’ve even seen friends that are neutral lovers make wooden heart banners that are absolutely adorable. For whatever reason, I have never decorated for the holiday, but I do …

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Do You Need a Home Inspection?

February 2, 2021

Our House During this popular time of buying and selling homes, do you need a home inspection performed? Do you have concerns about having a home inspection during the pandemic? Tony Ponder of Higher Ground Inspections, LLC explains that even though the essence of home inspections is the same, the way they are currently conducted …

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Creating an Oasis in Your Own Backyard

February 2, 2021

Our House Brought to you by: Community Partner DSLD Land Management, DSLDland.com “We love the outdoors and spending countless hours in our backyard. Now we have another reason to enjoy it,” exclaims Chase and Dilma Carter of Chelsea, Ala. The couple just added the first ever Desjoyaux saltwater pool in Central Alabama built and installed …

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For the LOVE of Home

January 28, 2021

Our House With February being the month of Love, we thought it all too fitting to share how ironic our real estate love story began nearly 14 years ago. We weren’t realtors and we certainly weren’t business partners. We just loved driving around Birmingham and admiring the architecture and landscaping, as well as popping in …

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Dress Up Those Windows! How to Paint Windows Black

December 28, 2020

Our House Are you drooling over black windows these days, but can’t afford to replace all the windows in your house? I have good news for you! It’s pretty easy to DIY them by painting them black! This was a quarantine project for me so I wanted to use what I already had. In this …

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Twinkle Twinkle Little Light

December 1, 2020

Special Feature It’s the best time of year! Twinkle lights, family gatherings and holiday cheer…Christmas time is here! Nothing gets me in the spirit like a Christmas tree. Have you ever wondered what is so magical about a Christmas tree? It’s the first thing we put up and the last thing we take down. I …

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Decorating the Seasonal Table

October 28, 2020

Our House The Basics. One of my favorite things to do is seasonal tablescapes. I love the statement they make to a room. Although the statement is grand, the task can be quite simple. Just start with the basics! First, I like to gather my inspiration pieces. This year, I’m all about the pumpkins! I …

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