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    By Judd Gillespie | May 14, 2024

    Local Government Update – April 2024 📍 Fairhope 🔄 Klump PUD Update: Ownership transfer of a 75-acre parcel at Hwy. 181 & Fairhope Ave. New mixed-use walkable neighborhood with diverse amenities (hotels, residences, green spaces) planned by 68Ventures and Nequette. Formal application forthcoming. 📍 Spanish Fort ✅ Parking Amendment: City Council revised parking requirements for... Read More

    Understanding the Closing Process: What Every Homebuyer Should Know

    By Brooke Butler | April 23, 2024

    Buying a home is a significant milestone in life, marking the beginning of a new chapter filled with possibilities and dreams. However, amidst the excitement, there's a critical phase that every homebuyer must navigate: the closing process. Often shrouded in mystery and complexity, understanding this phase is essential for a smooth transition from aspiring homeowner to proud property owner. In this guide, we'll demystify the closing process, shedding light on its key components and emphasizing the importance of using a real estate agent. Read More

    10 Essential Tips for First-Time Homebuyers

    By Brooke Butler | March 15, 2024

    10 Essential Tips for First-Time Homebuyers Are you considering purchasing your first home? Congratulations! Buying your first home is an exciting milestone, but it can also feel overwhelming with so many factors to consider. To help make the process smoother and more manageable, we’ve compiled a list of 10 essential tips for first-time homebuyers. Whether... Read More

    The Hidden Value: How Regular Maintenance Boosts Your Home’s Worth

    By Brooke Butler | February 2, 2024

    Homeownership is a journey filled with joy and responsibility. While choosing the perfect paint colors and furniture is undoubtedly exciting, don't overlook the crucial role that regular maintenance plays in preserving and enhancing your home's value. In this blog post, we'll delve into how consistent upkeep can impact your home's overall value, both in the short term and over the long haul. Read More

    The Little Park That Could

    By Judd Gillespie | January 25, 2024

    Let’s dive into the charming allure of Meaher State Park in Spanish Fort, Alabama – a gem for outdoor enthusiasts and a delightful spot for a family getaway. Fishing and Piers: Meaher State Park is a paradise for anglers. Nestled at the northern tip of Mobile Bay, it boasts abundant freshwater and saltwater fishing opportunities.... Read More

    The Power of Collaboration in Finding Your Dream Home

    By Judd Gillespie | January 17, 2024

    🏡 The Power of Collaboration in Finding Your Dream Home 🏡 I recently had the privilege of working with a wonderful couple, both Coast Guard veterans, who were on the hunt for their dream home coming from California. Fate smiled upon us when we discovered an off-market property that seemed like a perfect fit. But... Read More

    Expert Quotes on the 2024 Housing Market Forecast

    By Veronica Bishop | January 3, 2024

    On The Bluff Blog, Expert Quotes on the 2024 Housing Market Forecast Read More

    Top Renovations to Boost Your Home’s Resale Value

    By Brooke Butler | January 3, 2024

    Top Renovations to Boost Your Home’s Resale Value Whether you’re planning to sell your home shortly or just looking to increase its market value, strategic renovations can make a significant impact. Investing in the right upgrades not only enhances your living space but also attracts potential buyers. In this guide, we’ll explore the top renovations... Read More

    Why Now is Still a Great Time to Sell Your House

    By Judd Gillespie | December 18, 2023

    If you were worried buyer demand disappeared when mortgage rates went up, the data shows there are plenty of interested buyers still out there. The housing market isn’t as frenzied as it was during the ‘unicorn’ years when buyer demand was through the roof, mortgage rates were historically low, and home values rose like we’ve never seen before. But that doesn’t mean... Read More

    Navigating the Real Estate Maze

    By Brooke Butler | December 5, 2023

    In the dynamic world of real estate, negotiation stands as the linchpin of successful transactions. Whether you're a buyer aiming for the best value or a seller looking to maximize profits, mastering the art of negotiation is paramount. In this blog post, we'll delve into effective strategies for both buyers and sellers, shedding light on the pivotal role a real estate agent plays in the process Read More