Now Accepting Nominations for AREC Commissioner Seat, District 5

Now Accepting Nominations for AREC Commissioner Seat, District 5

A seat on the Alabama Real Estate Commission will be up for appointment in 2022 serving the Fifth Congressional District of Alabama. The term is a five-year term beginning on October ...
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Perform a ‘Home Inspection’ While Hanging Holiday Lights

Perform a ‘Home Inspection’ While Hanging Holiday Lights

Holiday decorating is in full swing, and as homeowners deck their halls, they may want to also use the festivities as an excuse to inspect several out-of-sight areas of their home. ...
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Beau Goss Receives Mickey Phillips REALTORS® for Children Award

Beau Goss Receives Mickey Phillips REALTORS® for Children Award

Beau Goss from the Morgan County Association of REALTORS® is the 2021 recipient of the Alabama REALTORS® Mickey Phillips REALTORS® for Children Award, recognizing the efforts of a member who has devoted time ...
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Getting to Know Wes Grant: Your 2022 Alabama REALTORS® President

Getting to Know Wes Grant: Your 2022 Alabama REALTORS® President

Involvement with the Alabama Association of Realtors® came naturally.  Attending the state convention with his father and sister was like a family affair.  “The Association is like a big family,” Grant ...
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Why Now Is a Great Time To Sell Your House

Why Now Is a Great Time To Sell Your House

As we near the end of the year, more homeowners are realizing the benefits of today’s sellers’ market. Record-breaking home price appreciation, growing equity, low inventory, and competitive mortgage rates are motivating homeowners to make a ...
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Rising Mortgage Rates May Be Pressuring Borrowers off the Fence

Rising Mortgage Rates May Be Pressuring Borrowers off the Fence

Rising mortgage rates may be spurring interest in both homebuying and refinancing, with some borrowers looking to lock in rates now before they get much higher.
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Alabama REALTORS® Attend National Conference in San Diego

Alabama REALTORS® Attend National Conference in San Diego

Over 130 Alabama REALTORS® attended the National Associations of REALTORS® (NAR) Annual Conference in San Diego on November 10 – 15, 2021.
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AREC Meeting: New Commissioner Sworn In – Broker Supervision Rule Approved

AREC Meeting: New Commissioner Sworn In – Broker Supervision Rule Approved

The Alabama Real Estate Commission (AREC) met last week for its final meeting of 2021. Congratulations to Commissioner Cerita Tucker Smith, who took the oath of office at the meeting surrounded ...
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A Winning Holiday Weekend Game Plan

A Winning Holiday Weekend Game Plan

Don’t get your drumsticks and pompoms in a tangle; here are some tips – including some double-duty ones – for easy Thanksgiving and game day.
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Lake Guntersville State Park Opens New Renovated Chalets

Lake Guntersville State Park Opens New Renovated Chalets

The mountaintop chalets at Lake Guntersville State Park have long reigned as one of the park’s top attractions, even though they hadn’t undergone a major facelift in more than 20 years. ...
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