Can a house be sold while in probate in Birmingham AL?

Probate is the process of reassigning the property to the beneficiaries after the person dies. When a person passes away they leave their loved ones and their property behind. Sometimes the last will or the Testate is left behind by the person and in some cases it is not. Whatever is the situation the property … Continued

What happens when you inherit a house in AL?

Inheriting a house is one of the few big surprises that life brings us sometimes. But what happens when you inherit a house in AL? As much as you may want to keep an inherited house, sometimes you may be forced to consider putting it up for sale. Well, selling an inherited house can be … Continued

Short Sale vs. Foreclosure – What’s the Difference?

Whether you’re a buyer or a borrower / seller, a short sale and foreclosure each present different advantages and difficulties. What Is A Foreclosure In Birmingham AL? In simple terms… “A foreclosed home is one in which the owner is unable to make his mortgage loan payments and the bank repossessed the home” (source).  If … Continued

How to stay in my home after foreclosure in Birmingham

A recent study estimates that 47% of foreclosed properties are still occupied. When you first see that stat you may be surprised… but we’re not. What most people don’t realize is that banks aren’t in the business to own homes. They are in the business to loan people money. But when they have to foreclose … Continued

What do I need to do to sell my house in Birmingham AL?

You want to sell your Birmingham house, and you want to get top dollar. Excellent! But “What do I need to do to sell my house in Birmingham“? Here are some tips on how to get your home ready to sell if you’re looking for top dollar that the market will bear: *NOTE: These instructions … Continued

We buy houses in Birmingham companies – are they credible?

If you’ve been driving around in Birmingham, chances are you’ve seen some billboards advertising companies that buy houses. Often times they say things like “We Buy Birmingham Houses!” or “Cash For Your House”. Are these “we buy houses in Birmingham companies” credible? How do I know if the local house buying companies out there are honest … Continued