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THE 5 M'S OF PREVENTING CO-LIVING CONFLICTS

Money Create a written agreement that outlines who pays for what and when, how bills will be divided, and what happens when new household services or supplies are needed. Mess Individuals have different tolerance for clutter and dirt. Reach an agreement that keep both sides happy. More People...

Part 5 of 5 Steps for Finding a Good Housemate

Enjoy! It can be delightful to live with a well-selected roommate. Don't forget to relish the company, appreciate your differences, and work together to experience a better life than either of you could have enjoyed on your own.   Information taken form SRES.  ...

Part 4 of 5 Steps for Finding a Good Housemate

Protect yourself Meet potential roommates for the first time in a public place (get coffee and chat), to gauge your compatibility before inviting them to see your home. If you do like them and want to show the home, be sure a fried or family member is at your place when you invite a potential roommate...

Part 3 of 5 Steps for finding a Good Housemate

Discuss Personal Preferences Privacy expectations and lifestyle preferences should be discussed and agreed upon. For example, if one person is a night owl and the other is early riser, the arrangement may work flawlessly (to allow each other some alone time). Or, you my clash with one anther...

Part 2 of 5 Steps for Finding a Good Housemate

Seek Compatibility Look for someone who is financially stable, shares some of your interest, has a similar lifestyle, and enjoys the same level of cleanliness (or chaos). This will help you avoid the most common roommate arguments. If you have physical limitations, select a roommate with different...

Part 1 of 5 Steps for Finding a Good Housemate

Don't Limit Yourself Consider looking outside your age range. Depending on the individual, a College student with a job and a studious nature may be a good fit. You might want to offer regular home-cooked meals in exchange for their efforts on cleaning, yard chores, or running errands. Alternately,...

1.75 Acres with a lovely 4 BR 3.5 BA 2 Car garage $419,900

This property has so... much to offer. Relax on the Rocking Chair Front porch or on the very private covered porch or back deck overlooking the heavy wooded other half of the property.

4 bedroom 3.5. bath home for sale on 1.75 acres

Easy commute to Mobile, AL. This home offers privacy yet is in a subdivision. Room to park your outdoor toys in the back yard of this 1.75 acres with double gates on both sides of the home.

4 bedroom 3.5 bath home for sale. Offered at $419,900

This is a home you must see. Private fenced back yard, 2 water features, fruit trees, large storage shed, Rocking Chair front porch and covered back porches and open decks.

4 bedroom 3.5 bath home for sale in Spanish Fort, AL

Lots of room in this 4 BR 3.5 BA with 2 master bedrooms and sits on 1.75 acres. Close to elementary school, shopping and major highways. Offered at $419,900.

Price Reduced by $5,100. 4BR 3.5BA 1.75 Acres

Sought after Blakeley Forest in Spanish Fort, AL. This home sits privately on 1.75 acres. 4 bedrooms 3.5 baths with 2 Masters. Main Master down with spa bath, formal dining, living room /fireplace.

1.75 Acres, 4 bedroom home for sale in Spanish Fort

If your looking for privacy yet close to shopping and school then you need to look at this 4 BR 3.5 BA with large rooms & soaring ceilings in living area. This home that sits on 1.75 Acres.

Have you had your Fortified Home re-certified?

Here is some information most people that buy a Gold Fortified or any Fortified home is not usuall told at the time of purchase or at closing. In order to keep the Fortified Certificate you will need to have your home inspected every 5 years in order to maintain the Certification. Loosing the Certification...

1.75 Acres with 4 BR 3.5 BA -Open House 3/1/20 2-4 pm

1.75 acres with a feeling of privacy yet in a subdivision that is convenient to school, shopping and easy commute to Mobile. Great outdoor living! 4 BR 3.5 BA with 2 Master bedrooms.

Is your Dryer Vent a Fire Hazard?

Did you know that Dryer Vents can be a fire hazard? Please take time to read this personal experience about dryer vents. If you decide to have this done call 2 or 3 companies and do price comparison.

Baldwin County Realtors Year over Year Report

Here is a report that will keep you informed of the real estate market in Baldwin County home sales. This information is important to Buyers and Sellers.

Room for large toys with this 3 BR 2 BA on 1/2 acre lot!!

Well maintained 3 bedroom 2 bath home on 1/2 acre. Easy commute to Mobile and close to shopping. Baldwin County School System: Spanish Fort schools.

1 story 3 bedroom 2 bath bonus room home for sale in Spanish Fort AL

Convenient to Austal, Mobile Port, Airbus, Downtown Mobile, Many  other Businesses, Beaches, Owa and much much more. Spanish Fort is a growing community with a recent Seniors Center. Spanish Fort just celebrated its 25th Anniversary. This property that is located at 31913 Calder Court, Spanish...

1 story 3 bedroom 2 bath bonus room home for sale in Spanish Fort AL

This 1 story 3 bedroom 2 bath home shows like a model home. This 1 story 3 bedroom 2 bath home with bonus room or formal dining or office is located close to sought after Schools and Senior Center.

Grinder Pump

GRINDER PUMPS I don’t want a house that has a Grinder Pump!!!! Like other areas in the United States, Baldwin County Sewer System sometime must require a pressure gravity sewer system. This is because some areas are not suitable for the gravity sewer system so a low-pressure sewer system...