From the Archive
By HOM Editorial Team | June 17, 2015
The spike in foreclosures in recent years has left many property owners vulnerable. The Alabama Association of REALTORS® is working hard to protect private property rights in the state, and to protect vulnerable property owners from unfair foreclosures …
By HOM Editorial Team | June 1, 2015
The Birmingham Association of REALTORS® is fighting blight in its community by advocating for “Smart Growth.” Working with local government officials, the Association is promoting a growth and development plan that focuses on coordinated planning acros …
PAST CALLS FOR ACTION
New Fees on New Construction in Madison City, AL
February 21, 2020
City residents were asked to call on the city council to delay a fast-tracked vote on a proposed new impact fee on all new construction to allow for further discussion.
City of Mobile Annexation
November 16, 2019
Residents of the City of Mobile were asked to sign a petition in favor of area residents being allowed to participate in the vote to annex into the City of Mobile.
There are over four million incidents of housing discrimination every year. How to proceed if you are one of the homeowners who’s experienced this.
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