What's Happening in Huntsville
May 20th - 22nd, 2022

Food Truck vs. Trailer Rallies

When: 5PM-9PM | Friday, May 20th

Where: Big Spring International Park, Huntsville

Cost: Tickets Required

Enjoy the spring weather and get a delicious meal from one of your favorite local food trucks as they spread out across Big Spring Park for a lovely evening in downtown Huntsville!

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Water Lantern Festival

When: 5PM-9PM | Saturday, May 21st

Where: Big Spring Park West, Huntsville

Cost: Admission Charged

Water Lantern Festival is a floating lantern event that is all about bringing magical nights to cities across the U.S. Enjoy  food, games, activities, vendors, music and the beauty of thousands of lanterns adorned…

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Why Rents Are Rising

According to a recent article by Redfin, the average rent in the U.S. increased 14.1% year over year. Why are rents rising and when will these rents come back down?

1) We all know that we're experiencing the highest inflation rate we've seen in twenty years of 8.5%. This is a result of the Fed printing more and more dollars. In fact, 40% of the dollars in circulation have been printed in the last two years.

2) Demographics. Our nation is continuing to grow but our housing has not kept pace since the 2008 real estate crash.

3) Millennials and lack of buying opportunities for this generation. Many of them are at prime ages to settle down and purchase their first home. However, the challenge is that they're losing…

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The Future of Huntsville Home Prices

Huntsville, Alabama has been touted as one of the most affordable cities in the U.S. to live in with high average salaries and below average cost of living, including home prices below the national median. But will that continue? Yahoo! Finance recently did an article with predictions on when several major cities throughout the US will become too expensive.

Guess who made that list? You got it, our very own Rocket City. The article references a study done by Go Banking rates, which predicts Huntsville loses its label of affordability in 2030. In that year, it’s predicted that the average home value surpasses seven figures and comes in at nearly $1.2 million. That's an increase of nearly four times our…

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What's Happening in Huntsville
May 13th - 15th, 2022

The First Waltz

When: Friday, May 13th through Sunday, May 15th

Where: The Orion Amphitheater, Huntsville

Cost: Tickets Required

The Orion Amphitheater, Huntsville’s newest live entertainment destination, will celebrate its opening weekend with a landmark event featuring many beloved musicians who have deep ties to the North Alabama region.

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Camp to Amp

When: 12PM - 6PM | Saturday, May 14th

Where: The Camp at MidCity, Huntsville

Cost: Admission Not Charged

MidCity District is celebrating The Orion Amphitheater’s opening weekend with a huge community festival! Amazing food, 3 stages with 20 performers, over 60 local non-profits and vendors, art, kids…

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Could Floor Plans Become Illegal?

Could you get sued for creating a floor plan of your own home? Forbes magazine recently reported that the National Association of Realtors (NAR) is fighting a court ruling that states “homeowners that post floor plans of their own homes on websites could trigger a copyright lawsuit”. Seriously!? With all of the challenges we have currently with the undersupply of housing, the courts have decided to make creating a floor plan of your home a copyright infringement?

That just seems crazy since floor plans are critical pieces of information for both builders and sometimes property owners to sell their home. The appraisal process also uses floor plans to calculate square footage and determine value for the…

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Fixed Rate Mortgage &
How It Can Make You Rich

Homeowners have an average net worth that is 40x that of renters but the question is “Why?” Homeowners have an average net worth of over $250,000 versus only $6,300 for renters not because they’re better savers, it’s because of the fixed rate mortgage.

The fixed rate mortgage is the most powerful investment tool in the universe because it helps you build wealth in three ways:

1) You benefit from price appreciation that comes from inflation. Also, assuming you invest 20% down, 10% appreciation actually turns into a 50% gain in your money. 

2) You benefit from principal reduction, which is like a forced savings account for every mortgage payment that you make.

3) You benefit from tax…

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What's Happening in Huntsville
May 6th - 8th, 2022

City Lights & Stars Concert Series: Calypso Vision

When: 7:30PM | Friday, May 6th

Where: Burritt on the Mountain, Huntsville

Cost: Admission Charged

Enjoy being entertained under the stars of Alabama over a breathtaking view of the City of Huntsville only Burritt can provide. A casual atmosphere encourages attendees to bring chairs, blankets and picnic food to enjoy a relaxed musical experience. Food trucks will be onsite and beverages are sold at every concert.

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Food Truck vs. Trailer Rallies

When: 5PM-9PM | Friday, May 6th

Where: Big Spring International Park, Huntsville

Cost: Prices Vary

 May through October enjoy Food Trucks vs. Trailers!…

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New Home Contracts Canceling

New construction contracts in Huntsville, Alabama are getting canceled by buyers so what does this mean for the Huntsville real estate market?


Due to rising interest rates, many buyers are getting priced out of their new home. The reason for this is the average mortgage for a $300,000 home, which is the average sales price right now in Huntsville, has increased from approximately $1,575 per month up to almost $2,000 per month. That's an increase of about $425 per month which equals over $5,000 per year.

Why did this happen? USA Today has recently reported that inflation hit 8.5% percent in March, that's the fastest pace in 20 years so the Fed had to act to slow down demand to ultimately start to cool down this…

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Inflation is Legalized Counterfeiting

According to a recent MarketWatch article, inflation hit 8.5% in March which is the highest amount in 40 years. This raises the question, “Is Inflation Legalized Counterfeiting?” Also, how do you survive and even thrive during a period of high inflation?

Inflation is Legalized Counterfeiting 

Inflation is legalized counterfeiting and it's bad for consumers. Inflation penalizes savers, with 8.5% inflation you lose $8,500 a year in spending power on $100,000 in savings. Inflation is also a hidden tax. When the government decides to spend more money, they found that the country would revolt if the government imposed a flat 8.5% tax on all savings.

However, they can get away with it by just printing…

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What's Happening in Huntsville
April 29th - May 1st, 2022

40th Panoply Arts Festival

When: Friday, April 29th through Sunday, May 1st

Where: Big Spring International Park in Huntsville

Cost: Tickets Required

The 40th celebration of art, music, and more will welcome more than 100 visual artist from various mediums! Enjoy the two musical performance stages featuring 30+ musical acts, kid friendly interactives, community art projects, and so much more!

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Huntsville Championship

When: Monday, April 25th through Sunday, May 1st

Where: The Ledges in Huntsville

Cost: Tickets Required

The pro golf stars of the next generation can be seen here at the Huntsville Championship! Three out of four members…

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