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What I love about my Home- Winner Announced!

We received dozens of wonderful pictures for our painting competition for kids to draw a picture depicting- what they love about their home for a chance to win a Cash prize of $100, Family Portrait session with Sweet Gap Photography for $250, $50 Gift card and games. We had a really difficult task of choosing a winner. In fact, the standards of entries were so high that we have decided to sent some consolation prizes to all the participants as a token of our appreciation. We

Fall in Love with Lakefront Living

9704 Motter Drive Athens AL 35611 4 BED | 5 BATH | 6750 SQFT | 5 CAR GARAGE | 2.5 ACRES This luxurious custom-built dream home on Wheeler Lake is only 30-minutes away from Madison/Huntsville/Florence. Spanning over 6,700 SF, this magnificent, private residence, graced by wall-to-wall windows, is a haven for gazing at lake views from multiple vantage points. Accompanied by an elegant dining room, tremendous chef's kitchen & breakfast nook. Divine master suite with tray ceiling

Behind The Gates

"BEHIND THE GATES" Exclusive | Luxury | Unique A social platform for capturing and showcasing unique and luxury properties in North Alabama. In this video, we will be showcasing this gorgeous timber frame home on Green Mountain, Huntsville, AL. It spreads over 9.5 acres and with 5 Beds, 5 Baths, 5050 Sqft its great for entertaining. It's currently listed for sale and open for public viewing. Do you own a luxury home? If you would like us to review your property and feature in

Do you live in Owens Cross Roads?

The above graph clearly shows the increase in prices over the last 12 months and a comparison of 3 months data. This study is only for homes in the range of 2500-5500 SQFT. If you live in Owens Cross Roads/ Hampton Cove/ Gurley and if you hav been planning to put your home on market then maybe its time. Here is the link to play with the data: https://valleymls.stats.showingtime.com/infoserv/s-v1/Rv7D-sHZ Call me if for free consultation on your home or if you have any questio

Who pays Closing Costs?

Buyers who ask for a closing cost credit are often first-time homebuyers. They might be obtaining a Federal Housing Authority (FHA) loan or Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) loan, programs whose generous terms enable people with little in the way of upfront reserves to become homeowners. The FHA requires buyers to make a down payment of only 3.5 percent of the home's purchase price; the VA requires no down payment at all. Many of these types of buyers do not have the ready

List or Buy: Free 1 YR Home Warranty!

If you are looking to List your home with us then we will throw a Free 1 Year Home Warranty for upto $500 value absolutely free for your prospective buyers. This is a great opportunity that you can benefit from and we will make your home stand unique in comparison to other listings in your area. This will lead to multiple offer situation for sure and you will be able to get top dollar for your home. Not only this, you or your buyers can pick a home warranty company of your ch

A Ray of Hope! AshaKiran Festival

This is this year’s fundraising event for AshaKiran, a non-profit organization in the area since 2006, that provides free culturally competent’ services in 49+ languages throughout the state of Alabama to individuals from multicultural backgrounds that are experiencing traumatic/stressful situations such as domestic violence, sexual assault, depression, violence/crisis of any kind, or developmental disabilities. Engel and Völkers was proud to be a part of this event as one of

Renovations

One question you're bound to ask yourself before tackling a significant home improvement project is "Will I get my money back when it's time to sell?" Well, I have good news on that score if your deck needs work. Not only is upgrading an existing deck relatively inexpensive, but any money spent on the improvements is money well-spent. According to Remodeling magazine's most recent "Cost vs. Value" report, a wood deck project returns an average of nearly 82 percent of the inve

Winner Announced "What I love about my Home"

Spandan Dongre, 8 year old who lives in Madison, AL is the winner of the painting competition that was organized last month. His painting won the hearts of all the sponsors and he mentions "That he loves his home because of the love that dwells inside". The event was sponsored at TopGolf and Spandan had a good time playing and enjoying food with his father and other sponsors. He played golf for the first time but in no time he was scoring some good points :) I, being the spon

Southern Living with Taste of Tuscany

Open House March 24th Sunday 2-4 Nestled on Green Mountain with scenic views all year around! Luxurious 4,592 square foot Southern Living Home located on 1.05 wooded acres atop Green Mountain. Featuring 5 spacious bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms, this home is truly remarkable inside and out and features living spaces perfect for entertaining. Outdoor Space & Pool: 2+ attached car garage. You can relax outside on deck, patio, and screen porch living spaces overlooking an in ground

Are you ready for Spring 2019?

The days are longer, the nights are warmer and we can finally put our heavy coats and gloves in the back of the closet. When the sun starts to shine and the weather grows warm, it is fun to celebrate the fresh spring season by decorating your home. Many of spring porch designs make old items like milk cans, drawers, chairs, and lanterns into cute new displays for your home. If you are a DIY diva, you will love up-cycling your antiques into pretty new planters for springtime.

4 tips on how to professionally photograph your home in order to sell it

The truth is that more homebuyers than ever before begin their home search online, and homes without pictures are often passed up immediately. Why? Well, imagine that you are looking for a new home and you are online checking out what’s available in your desired area. Would you bother to click on a listing with no pictures? Your first thought might be, “Why are there no pictures? What’s wrong with this house?” — and that’s exactly what might happen to you if you are the selle

HOW TO GET THE MOST MONEY FROM THE SALE OF YOUR HOME

Every homeowner wants to make sure they maximize their financial reward when selling their home. But how do you guarantee that you receive maximum value for your house? Here are two keys to ensuring you get the highest price possible. 1. Price it a LITTLE LOW This may seem counterintuitive. However, let’s look at this concept for a moment. Many homeowners think that pricing their home a little OVER market value will leave them room for negotiation. In actuality, this just dra

Should I Buy or Rent?

As the nation’s housing market continues to recover from the Great Recession, and more homeowners gain back the equity in their homes lost during the downturn, home ownership continues to be a hard sell for many people, particularly millennials. While many under the age of 35 have opted to rent, studies suggest that buying might still be the best option for skittish millennials. As reported recently, a new Fannie Mae study revealed a sizable education gap about lending requir

Why List with me?

Just like any other service or job, you should interview at least 3 Realtors before you hire them to sell one of your biggest assets "Your Home". And I would really appreciate the opportunity to interview as your Realtor, if you are still willing to list your home with a Real Estate company. I would love to show you what great benefits we offer to our clients and customer. I have close to 8 months of experience in Real estates and I am already rocking it. I am passionate abou