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    The US Housing Market In 2023: What To Expect

    By Elizabeth Hinson | January 13, 2023

    The last three years have been a whirlwind moving from a really aggressive market to a cooling market. So what does the housing market have in store for us this year? In 2023, the most important factor to watch will be what happens in the broader economy. Lawrence Yun, chief economist at NAR thinks the... Read More

    Everything You Need to Know About FHA Loans

    By Elizabeth Hinson | August 4, 2022

    What Is a Federal Housing Administration (FHA) Loan? A Federal Housing Administration (FHA) loan is a home mortgage that is insured by the government and issued by a bank or other lender that is approved by the agency. With an FHA loan, you may be able to make a down payment as low as 3.5%,... Read More

    Tuscaloosa School Supply Drive

    By Elizabeth Hinson | August 1, 2022

    Join us in supporting local teachers & win up to $500! We are changing up our annual back to school giveaway this year to hopefully provide supplies for more teachers, and we need your help! Tuscaloosa & Northport teachers, please email us at We would love for you to add your needs to the... Read More

    Tuscaloosa’s Top Areas – East Tuscaloosa

    By Elizabeth Hinson | June 27, 2022

    East Tuscaloosa county includes part of the city of Tuscaloosa, Vance, and Cottondale. The area is a popular choice for first time home buyers, Mercedes-Benz plant employees and their families, and Birmingham commuters. East Tuscaloosa is home to The Tuscaloosa Veterans Affairs Medical Center, American Christian Academy, and the newly built Alberta’s Innovation & Discovery... Read More

    8 Summer Home Maintenance Tips

    By Elizabeth Hinson | June 7, 2022

    Performing regular maintenance on your home or property is a vital part of maintaining your investment and ensuring that it becomes an asset to you rather than a liability. Repairs or replacement of many common household items will eventually be required, however, doing regular maintenance will go a long way to saving you money and... Read More

    Tuscaloosa’s Mother’s Day Gift Guide

    By Elizabeth Hinson | May 2, 2022

    The mother figures in our lives should be celebrated every day of the year, but Mother’s Day is one of those days where we can make them feel extra special — which is partially why finding the right gift can feel overwhelming. To make your search easier, we are sharing some of the best places... Read More

    Tricia’s Top 5

    By Elizabeth Hinson | May 2, 2022

    There is so much to see and do in Tuscaloosa! The city is steadily growing, and each month Tricia will be sharing her Tuscaloosa Top 5. This month, let’s start with one of our favorite non-profits! Non-Profit: American Red Cross of Alabama & Mississippi The Red Cross does so much to support our neighbors in... Read More

    Best Hiking Spots in Tuscaloosa

    By Elizabeth Hinson | April 22, 2022

    Happy Earth Day! We hope you get the opportunity to spend a few extra hours outdoors this weekend enjoying nature. In case you are new to the Tuscaloosa area, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite, local hiking spots. If you haven’t already, be sure to check them during your next outdoor adventure!  Lake Lurleen... Read More

    Spring Break Day Trips from Tuscaloosa!

    By Elizabeth Hinson | March 9, 2022

    Tuscaloosa is home to many family friendly attractions, great restaurants, and fun shops. If you are staying in town for spring break, there is no shortage of fun to be had! Here are a few of our top picks for in town family activities. Art Garage- Book an open play session or attend their Spring... Read More

    Tricia’s Top 5

    By Tricia Gray | February 11, 2022

    There is so much to see and do in Tuscaloosa! The city is steadily growing, and each month I’ll be sharing my Tuscaloosa Top 5.Let’s start with my current favorite family spot, The Randall Family Park and Trailhead at the Northern Riverwalk. The park is officially open and my kids loved it! The park includes... Read More