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So, you're thinking about selling your house. If you're like me, you've been watching a lot of HGTV to get ideas on how to get your home ready for showings. I don't know about you, but when I'm watching those shows, I'm adding up the cost of everything they do and thinking to myself there has to be a cheaper way to sell your house!

Renovations can be very expensive, especially if your going to turn right around and sell the house. You want to be sure that you can recoup your investment, which often is not the case with major renovations. Keeping that in mind, I compiled a list of things you can do very inexpensively with a little elbow grease.

  1. De-personalize: It's best to pack away personal items, like family photos and personal keepsakes. You

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The real estate market in Fairhope, Daphne, and Spanish Fort continues to show signs of improvement.

The average sales price for April 2013 is $239,596, which is 7.77% higher than it was in April 2012. The median sales price rose 8.5%, to $216,990. The number of sales increased by 18.69%, to 127 sales, and the average days on market decreased 16.15% to 161 days.

Inventory is much lower this year than it was last year. On April 30, 2013, there were 770 active listings in Daphne, Spanish Fort, and Fairhope. That is a 10.88% decrease in the number of homes for sale. Based on the sales over the past 12 onths, we have about 7 months of inventory on the market. That is drastically lower than the 9.44 months of inventory we had at this time last year.

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The Eastern Shore of Mobile Bay offers several great local restaurants to appeal to almost any craving.

25740009_120I am sure you will find something on my list that will please your palate! This list includes restaurants in Daphne, Fairhope, and Mobile, and is in no particular order.

 

 

  1. East Shore Cafe - 1506 Main St. Daphne, AL - Casual dining inside ot outside with excellent service. Quaint little cafe with a cozy atmosphere. I recommend their crab cake sandwich.
  2. Master Joe's - 21 North Section St. Fairhope, AL - Fresh, delicious sushi. One of my favorite menu items is the Lost in Translation, it offers a little bit of everything for people like myself who have a hard time picking just one thing.
  3. The Original Oyster House - 3733A Battleship Pkwy.
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The location of Grand Key Riverside cannot be beat! This gated community sits directly on Ole River, and is just across the street from the beautiful Gulf of Mexico.

The amenities available to residents here are second to none. In addition to deeded boat slips with each lot, a fabulous community pool and fishing pier, Grand Key Riverside also offers deeded beach access and full privileges to all of the facilities at Phoenix X, directly across the street.

Due to its convenient location in the heart of Orange Beach, AL, the residents of Grand Key Riverside frequently enjoy other local activities, such as para-sailing, jet skiing, windsurfing, and eating at all of the local restaurants. For those who enjoy a great party and live music, the Flora-Bama is

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The 40th Annual National Shrimp Festival is right around the corner!

Held right on the beautiful beaches of Gulf Shores, the festival is from Thursday, October 13 - Sunday, October 16. Admission is free, and there is something here for everyone -

  • Fine Arts and Arts & Crafts from over 200 artists
  • Live music on 2 stages, starting Thursday, October 14 at 10 a.m.
  • 10k Race on Saturday, October 15
  • Children's Activity Village with hands-on arts & crafts, educational activities, carnival rides, and free popcorn & cotton candy!

The Shrimp Festival is always a blast for the whole family. This area has    so much to offer, including wonderful restaurants, nightlife, and the outlet mall in Foley.

Now is the perfect time to visit Gulf Shores, and it

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The Woodlands of Malbis boasts 35 lots and 8 designated common areas. The homes display a wonderful array of architectural details and pride of ownership. The Woodlands of Malbis provides a sense of serenity from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, although it is only minutes from shopping, restaurants, and I-10.

 

The Woodlands of Malbis is also in close proximity to several local golf courses, including Timbercreek Golf Clun and Rock Creek Golf Club. Approximately 20 minutes from downtown Mobile, AL and 1 hour from the white sand beaches of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach.

 

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Huge Auction for 30 Condos! - Luxury Golf Community in Gulf Shores, AL

 

Emerald Greens Condo Auction

Saturday, May 22, 2010 at 1:00 p.m.

Emerald Greens has 136 Luxury Condos on a Golf Course. 30 CONDOS SELL ABSOLUTE, 136 condos to choose from.

Luxurious Gated Community 

30 units sell absolute!

136 units to choose from!

Minutes from the white sand beaches, fishing, shopping, and restaurants!

  • 1, 2, & 3 bedroom units

  • Upgraded kitchens with custom wood cabinets and granite countertops

  • Master Suite featuring garden tub

  • Covered balconies

  • Sunrooms is some of the one-bedroom units

  • Amenities Galore! 9-hole golf course, resort style swimming pool, fitness room, tennis court, sauna, hot

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