Matt Curtis Real Estate and Kids to Love Foundation Unite for Curtis Cares Center Groundbreaking

MADISON, Ala. — The Kids to Love Foundation and Matt Curtis Real Estate will join together Thursday,  Aug. 24 at 10 a.m. at the Kids to Love Center to celebrate the Curtis family’s support of the Foundation’s  new facility under construction.

Matt and Courtney Curtis will join members of Kids to Love for a ceremonial groundbreaking of the  Curtis Cares Center at the center’s future home, located at 140 Castle Drive in Madison. The Curtis Cares  Center is made possible by a $250,000 donation from Matt and Courtney Curtis.

The Curtis Cares Center will be an expansive space that will allow Kids to Love's Emergency Assistance,  More Than a…

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Huntsville Housing Market Report | July 2023

The July 2023 Huntsville, AL Housing Report is available, we’ll look at the effects of increased interest rates on average prices, the implications for housing affordability, and shifts in market trends.  examine the rise of townhomes and condos driven by the affordability index, explore changes in closed and pending sales, and discuss the enduring seller's market. Additionally, we assess Huntsville's Housing Affordability Index, its recent decline, and the challenges it poses for median income earners. We also highlight Huntsville's recognition as a destination for first-time homebuyers and present insights from Zillow's quarterly survey regarding current real estate sentiment.

Average Home Price…

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Inflation's Surprising Impact: Homeowners vs. Renters

Bank of America Study Insights on Inflation

New data from Bank of America shows that inflation is affecting renters more than homeowners. One of the key findings of a study from Bank of America is that renters are spending less on expenses outside of housing compared to homeowners. This doesn't come as a surprise, considering that rents continue to increase nationwide. This will obviously have a more significant impact on renters than on homeowners, who typically have a fixed-rate mortgage. One of the advantageous aspects of our country's housing market is the availability of 15-year and 30-year fixed-rate mortgages.

This allows homeowners to weather periods of high inflation without being…

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Sneak Peek Listings for August 11th

119 Thornberry - $600,000

119 Thornberry Lane, Madison, Alabama 35758

4 Bed | 4 Bath | 3,385 sqft

Talk to an MC Agent today for more info or call 256-270-9393


29810 Crockett - $380,000

29810 Crockett Run Lane NW, Harvest, Alabama 35749

4 Bed | 3 Bath | 2,126 sqft

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211 Backwood - $250,000

211 Backwood Trail, Hazel Green, Alabama 35750

3 Bed | 3 Bath | 1,906 sqft

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1304 Aston - $170,000

1304 Aston Street, Athens, Alabama 35611

4 Bed | 2 Bath | 1,570 sqft

Talk to an MC Agent today for more info or call 256-270-9393

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Huntsville, Alabama Top 5 City To Lead a Rich Life

Wanting to live a rich life? Well, you're in the perfect place! Huntsville is one of five surprising cities where you can lead a rich life, enjoying everything it has to offer, including affordable housing and a great income.

U.S. News & World Report ranked Huntsville, Alabama as the “Best Place to Live” in 2022 and ranked Huntsville #2 in 2023, which GoBankingRates factored into ranking Huntsville as one of the five surprising cities “To Live a Rich Life”. Some key factors that contributed to this ranking are: being one of the fastest-growing metros in Alabama, having a strong job market, a cost of living that is below the national average, an excellent school district, a vibrant downtown,…

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Huntsville Approves More Apartments

Huntsville recently issued an $18.6 million building permit for yet another apartment complex in the area. Investors seem to be banking on increased demand as there are more announcements of job growth in the area and a shift towards a 'Renter Nation' amid a 50-year low in homeownership across the US. Typically, when you have new jobs coming to the area, oftentimes people will rent for the first six months or a year to learn the area before they buy, which seems to be what investors are banking on.

It definitely feels like we have way too many apartments in the Huntsville, Alabama marketplace and it's going to be really interesting to see what happens. Obviously, this investor is getting their building permits…

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Sneak Peek Listings for July 28th

120 Bakerfield - $480,000

120 Bakerfield Road, Madison, Alabama 35756

4 Bed | 3 Bath | 3,011 sqft

Talk to an MC Agent today for more info or call 256-270-9393

235 De Jan - $380,000

235 De Jan Road, Madison, Alabama 35758

4 Bed | 2 Bath | 2,565 sqft

Talk to an MC Agent today for more info or call 256-270-9393

12302 Old Orchard - $325,000

12302 Old Orchard Road, Madison, Alabama 35756

3 Bed | 2½ Bath | 2,246 sqft

Talk to an MC Agent today for more info or call 256-270-9393

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Home Prices Hit New Highs in May 2023

In a surprising turn of events, home prices have soared to record heights in May 2023, according to the Black Knight Home Price Index. As we explore the reasons behind this surge, we uncover two significant factors influencing the housing market. A decline in new listings, coupled with the growing acceptance of higher interest rates among buyers, has contributed to the present situation. But where is the demand coming from amidst high prices and limited supply?

Why Prices Are Surging & Current Median Home Price

According to investment firm Black Knight Home Price Index, home prices hit a record high in May. Currently, 2023 is on pace to have about an 8.9% appreciation, which is not far off from some of…

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