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.
Much like home prices, rents are also spiking, taking upwards of 53% of family income, causing stress on wallets and crushing homeownership dreams.
Closing the wealth gap made is being more difficult by mathematical equations used to determine mortgage eligibility.
An influx of severe weather in places not used to such dangerous conditions has wreaked havoc on homeowners when it comes to insurance.
American families lose, on average, about $3,300 annually due to failed infrastructure. Did you ever hit a pothole and blow out a tire? That’s failed infrastructure. Did you ever lose power long enough, or does it happen frequently enough, where you ha …
When you pour yourself a glass of water from the tap in your kitchen, you can hold the glass up to the light and the liquid looks crystal clear. Next, doing your best impression of a wine connoisseur, you swirl the water around in the glass and tip it …