Is the Housing Market Back to Normal?

Will We Ever Get Back to a Normal Housing Market? What is normal? It’s a great question that I get asked a lot. People want to know if the housing market is back to where it was before the pandemic. A normal market is a moving target. It changes with the seasons and with the […]

Shelby County Luxury Home Market Update – 2021

Shelby County Luxury Home Sales Trends The market is not the same in every location or for every price range. Recently someone posted that the market was up 18%, but what does that mean? For data to be meaningful, it has to have context. By this, I mean that instead of saying that the market […]

A Look at New Construction Trends in the Birmingham Market

Can New Construction Dig Us Out of the Hole We’re In? So what do you think about this hot market we’re in? In my 30+ years of being a real estate appraiser, I have never seen a market like we are in. New construction, or lack thereof, has played a big role in where we […]

Is The Entire Birmingham Real Estate Market Hot?

Are All Areas of The Birmingham Real Estate Market Hot? In today’s real estate market it’s easy to make the mistake of assuming that every home and every area of town are red hot. While the Birmingham real estate market is certainly more active than a couple of years ago we have to keep in […]

How Much Have Birmingham Home Prices Risen Since the Bottom of the Market?

Birmingham Home Prices Then and Now The real estate market is red hot but have you ever considered how much Birmingham home prices have risen since we hit rock bottom after the housing crash back around 2008? Appraiser friend Ryan Lundquist, who runs the Sacramento appraisal blog (I highly recommend you check it out) asked […]

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