PPP Reopened for Loans

PPP Reopened for Loans

As part of the $900 billion stimulus package signed into law on December 27, 2020, the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) has been renewed with $284.45 billion set aside for new applications. ...
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5 Reasons to Buy Instead of Rent  in 2021

5 Reasons to Buy Instead of Rent in 2021

Whether it's newlyweds trading apartments for their first home or veteran renters taking advantage of historically low interest rates, 2021 offers a home buying climate that may never be seen again.  ...
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Alabama Applies for Rental Assistance

Alabama Applies for Rental Assistance

The $25 billion rental assistance program, a part of the new, robust stimulus package signed before the end of the year, is one step closer to implementation. Continue reading to learn ...
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Our Home Buyer Wasn't Approved for a Loan—What Now?

Our Home Buyer Wasn't Approved for a Loan—What Now?

If you're selling a home, it's always exciting when a buyer makes an offer that you accept. Although this is a major milestone on the march toward closing, there are many ...
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December ARPAC Major Investors

December ARPAC Major Investors

Thank you to the following members who became 2020 ARPAC Major Investors in the month of December! Major Investors are those members who invest $1,000 or more a year in the Alabama ...
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Annual 2020 United Van Lines National Movers Study

Annual 2020 United Van Lines National Movers Study

United Van Lines released the company’s 44th Annual National Migration Study, revealing in 2020 Americans continued to move westbound and southbound – and the COVID-19 pandemic factored into and accelerated many of ...
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December 2020 Membership Report

December 2020 Membership Report

Despite the challenges of 2020, Alabama REALTORS® has closed out the year with record membership numbers. Statewide membership is up 1,004 members, a 6.08% increase since the end of last year. ...
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Nominations for AREC Commissioner Seats

Nominations for AREC Commissioner Seats

The terms of three current Commissioners are set to expire in 2021, and one Commission seat is vacant. Therefore, AAR is requesting qualified candidates interested in serving as a Commissioner to ...
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How Grocery Stores Impact U.S. Home Values

How Grocery Stores Impact U.S. Home Values

According to ATTOM Data Solutions' annual 2020 Grocery Store Wars analysis, living near a Trader Joe's, a Whole Foods, or an ALDI might positively affect a home's value - as a homebuyer based ...
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8 Red Flags Home Buyers Will Undoubtedly Notice—And How To Address Them Correctly

8 Red Flags Home Buyers Will Undoubtedly Notice—And How To Address Them Correctly

“When buyers walk into a home, they want to know it’s been well-maintained,” says Lynn Pineda, a Realtor® with eXp Realty in Southeast Florida. “Corroded air-conditioning vents, loose hinges on cabinets, and ...
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