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    The Gray Group 30 Days Ready to List Challenge

    By Elizabeth Hinson | March 21, 2020

    As we all prepare to spend a little more time inside, why not use it wisely? Whether you are planning to sell your house this spring, or just need to make your home turned office/school/daycare/restaurant more livable, join our 30 day challenge! We’ll be posting a calendar graphic and challenge on our Facebook and Instagram... Read More

    Turn Your Tax Refund Into a Down Payment!

    By Elizabeth Hinson | March 6, 2020

    We are encouraging every renter we know, to break up with their landlord! You are already paying a mortgage, just not your own. With mortgage rates plummeting to a record low this week, it’s a great time to buy. A lower interest rate means lower monthly payments and more house for your money. Not to... Read More

    A Look Back on 2019’s Tuscaloosa Real Estate Market

    By Elizabeth Hinson | February 12, 2020

    Let’s take a look back at 2019’s Tuscaloosa area housing market trends according to the Alabama Center for Real Estate. Overall, it was a great year! Total Residential Sales Tuscaloosa residential sales during 2019 totaled 2,756 units, representing an increase of 3.2 percent when compared to 2,671 units sold in 2018. Average Sales Price The... Read More

    Santa Claus is Coming to Keller Williams!

    By Elizabeth Hinson | November 20, 2019

                        Clients, friends, and family, you are invited to join us for our annual afternoon with Santa event! On December 5th from 3:00 – 6:00 PM enjoy complimentary pictures with Santa, milk and cookies, Christmas coloring, and letters to Santa. The event will be held at... Read More

    Down Payment Myths Debunked

    By Elizabeth Hinson | November 18, 2019

    If you are considering buying your first home, odds are you have worried about making the down payment. This isn’t surprising since many people consider the down payment the biggest barrier to home ownership.  Saving for a down payment can be hard. According to NerdWallet’s study, 44% of respondents said a lack of a down payment... Read More

    You’re Invited to a Luxury Open House Tour

    By Elizabeth Hinson | September 25, 2019

    Join us this Sunday, September 29th from 2:00-4:00 PM for a Luxury Open House Tour. Enjoy light hors d’oeuvres and tours of our luxury home listings. These five, gorgeous homes will be open: 1633 Williamsburg Lane, Tuscaloosa, AL 35406 (The Gates of Wellington) 5366 Anna Lane, Tuscaloosa, AL 35406 (The Townes of North River) 1452 Greymont... Read More

    47 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Sell Faster

    By Elizabeth Hinson | September 12, 2019

    Suggestions and ideas to improve your home’s appearance and help you prepare to sell it faster. Open the draperies, pull up the shades, and let in the sunlight. Create a positive mood. Turn on all lights, day or night, and install higher wattage light bulbs to show your home brightly. Remove clutter from each room... Read More

    Everything You Need to Know About Earnest Money

    By Elizabeth Hinson | August 16, 2019

    What is earnest money? Earnest money is simply money paid to confirm a contract. It’s money you put down as a good-faith gesture to show the seller you are serious about purchasing their home. Earnest money is different than your down payment, and most times much less. Earnest money is paid right after your offer... Read More

    The Gray Group Ranked #231 on The Thousand List of America’s Top Real Estate Professionals!

    By Elizabeth Hinson | July 8, 2019

    Last week, REAL Trends + Tom Ferry, as advertised in The Wall Street Journal, published the 14th annual The Thousand list of America’s top 1,000 real estate sales professionals and teams. We were honored to be included on this year’s list ranking #231. An abridged list of the designees was published in The Wall Street... Read More

    What Not to Do When Buying a House

    By Elizabeth Hinson | June 14, 2019

    You’ve searched, waited, the seller finally accepted your offer, and your future home is under contract. It’s a great feeling! But it’s not quite a done deal. Until paperwork is signed in it’s entirety at closing, nothing is guaranteed. Prior to close, there are conditions that could complicate closing. Certain things could considerably slow the... Read More