Job Search Success

New to the area and looking for a job? Here are a few helpful hints on how to conduct a successful job search in a new location: Research. Get to know the employers in your area! The local chamber of commerce is a great place to start. You can also do a quick Google...

Southern Lawn and Landscape

The good news about Alabama? You CAN have a beautiful lawn- but you have to start with the basics: the soil. Here are some musts for clay lawn soil: Aerate the lawn every spring and fall. Aeration is a process that removes cores of soil from the lawn using a...

It’s a Buyer’s Market

Unlike many larger cities and states such as California, Arizona, and Texas that are still struggling to establish solid footing, the Montgomery area housing market has been stable and has shown strong growth over the past four years. Each community has seen growth of...

Major Organizers

Wouldn’t it be nice if life could be put “on hold” after a move so you’d have more time to unpack the truckloads of boxes that have been unloaded at your new place? Unfortunately, work schedules, family responsibilities, and the happenings of life often leave you with...

Home Loan Checklist

Before meeting with a lender, or even going house hunting, you need to start by gathering the basic documentation needed to apply for a mortgage. Being proactive in gathering paperwork will help the home-buying process go more quickly and smoothly. Before making an...

Hiring a Handyman

Projects around the house can be daunting if you’re not handy, or if you just don’t have the right tools for the job. Local handyman, Handy Hal, weighs in on what you should look for in a handyman, and why some projects are just worth hiring someone else to do. First...