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Auburn AL Condo for sale

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REMARKS: This is a 2 bedroom 2.5 bathroom end unit condo in Wisteria Condominiums. All stainless steel appliances, stained concrete floors, smooth ceilings, inset interior block windows, new paint, neighborhood pool, and covered parking. HOA $149 monthly. On Tiger Transit Peach Route. This condo is move in ready. 

Opelika Rd to Dean Rd into Central Park, turn onto Drew Ln then Right on Harvard Dr. The Condo is on the right.

HEATING: Heat Pump
A/C: Heat Pump
FLOORING: Concrete

GARAGE/CARPORT: Double Carport

UTILITIES: Cable TV, Total Electric, Underground Utilities
KITCHEN/DINING: Eat-in, Walk-in Pantry
APPLIANCES INCLUDED: Dishwasher, Oven, Electric Cook Top, Built-in Microwave
PORCH/DECK: Front, Rear, Patio, Stoop

POOL: Neighborhood

Restaurant for sale in Opelika (Hwy 80)

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PROPERTY DESCRIPTION: This restaurant is 1802 sq ft and seats 60+-. It includes tables, chairs, fully equipped stainless steel kitchen with full length hood (w/ fire suppressor) two freezers, one refrigerator, scotsman #150 ice machine, refrigerated food prep table, steam table, dual fryers with baskets, Hobart dishwasher, food prep sink, hand wash sink, three hole dish sink, two water heaters (bathrooms, and kitchen), two air conditioners (kitchen area and dining area), ceiling fans and lights over dining areas controlled individually, bar area, alarm and camera system, men and women's bathrooms are handicapped accessible, upstairs storage and pre wired and vented for office, situated on 2.37+- acres.

REMARKS: This restaurant is fully equipped. See pictures and Visual tour for more information.

AGENT REMARKS: Call ahead for showings and the owner will have the alarm off. Sq ft and taxes taken from county tax records.

DIRECTIONS: From Hwy 51 South, go right at Lee Rd 11, past Sanford Middle School, left on Hwy 80, restaurant on left

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Auburn University Condo for sale

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REMARKS: Third floor two bedroom two bathroom condo located .5 miles from football stadium, 800 yrds from Haley Center, and .6 miles from Toomers Corner.$142 per month COA fees include garbage, cable, and Internet. Ceramic tile bathrooms and kitchen floor next to full size washer and dryer room that lead out to a private 3rd floor balcony. Walking distance to campus, very clean unit, please see YouTube video

DIRECTIONS: W Glenn Ave across from Cox Street next to Tiger Suites

UTILITIES: Cable TV, Sewage-Public, Water
KITCHEN/DINING: Kitchen/Family Combo
APPLIANCES INCLUDED: Dishwasher, Disposal, Oven, Built-in Microwave, Electric Stove, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer
PORCH/DECK: Front, Rear, Patio, Covered
INTERIOR FEATURES: Washer/Dryer Connection, Window Treatments, Ceiling Fans
MISCELLANEOUS: Restrictive Covenants, Association Fees
HEATING: Heat Pump
A/C: Heat Pump
FLOORING: Carpet, Ceramic Tile
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Auburn Opelika house for sale

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 Four bedroom, three and a half bath home in Opelika's Cedar Creek. This is an all brick home with high ceilings, nice crown molding and trim through out, hardwood flooring with tile in the laundry and bathrooms, very large master bedroom and bathroom (next to a home office)with his/hers closets and vanities, tiled shower and whirlpool tub. Crawl space has enclosed area for storage or workshop.

DIRECTIONS: From Us Hwy 431 just past Morris Ave, turn onto Hillflo Ave, take it to the 3rd right, house will be last on left.

UTILITIES: Sewage-Public, Total Electric, Underground Utilities, Water
KITCHEN/DINING: Eat-in, Breakfast Room, Formal Dining Room, Pantry
APPLIANCES INCLUDED: Dishwasher, Disposal, Electric Cook Top, Built-in Microwave
PORCH/DECK: Front, Rear, Deck, Covered
POOL: Neighborhood
STORAGE: Attic, Crawl Space
INTERIOR FEATURES: Jetted Tub, Washer/Dryer Connection, Ceiling Fans
MISCELLANEOUS: Restrictive Covenants

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Country Living for sale Lee County, Al (house)

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REMARKS: Great location! This three bedroom two bath home has a lot of great features. Beautiful Hardwood floors, ceramic tile and carpet in the bedrooms. Large master bath. Large covered back porch with a large yard and mature landscaping. Conveniently located, 2.4 miles to Exit 70 I85, 9.6 miles to Opelika, 13.8 to Kia Motors Manufacturing. County tax appraisal at $184,100. See YouTube video

DIRECTIONS: From I85 take Exit 70, County Rd 388 East, follow to Hwy 29, take a right, house on right.

UTILITIES: Cable TV, Sewage-Septic, Total Electric, Water
KITCHEN/DINING: Breakfast Room, Formal Dining Room
APPLIANCES INCLUDED: Dishwasher, Built-in Microwave, Electric Stove
PORCH/DECK: Front, Rear, Porch, Covered
BASEMENT/FOUNDATION: Walk-out, Crawl Space
HEATING: Heat Pump
A/C: Heat Pump
FLOORING: Carpet, Ceramic Tile, Wood

GARAGE/CARPORT: Attached, Double Garage

Beauregard House For Sale

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REMARKS: This is a three bedroom, three bath home with hardwood, ceramic tile, and carpet with a large bonus room located in the county. The kitchen has granite counter tops and stainless appliances with an eat at bar. The master bath has a double vanity with corner garden tub and a tiled shower with overhead shower head. Master bedroom has it own screened porch. Also see YouTube Video at

AGENT REMARKS: Sq ft taken from seller, taxes and acreage taken from court house records

UTILITIES: Sewage-Septic, Water
KITCHEN/DINING: Eat-in, Breakfast Room, Pantry
FIREPLACE: One, Gas Logs
APPLIANCES INCLUDED: Dishwasher, Electric Cook Top, Built-in Microwave
PORCH/DECK: Rear, Porch, Screened
DIRECTIONS: Hwy 51 South past Beauregard High School to Lee Rd 43, turn left road will merge with Lee Rd 42, house will be on left.

Opelika, AL house for sale

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This is a great starter home in Cedar Creek of Opelika. Three bedrooms two baths, large eat in kitchen with breakfast bar. The living room has a wood burning fireplace. The master bedroom has an octagon ceiling and both bathrooms have ceramic tile. Nice back yard with a rear patio and deck. Conveniently located to Hwy 431, Hwy 280 and Interstate I85. Well maintained home with 1yr home warranty.

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AGENT REMARKS: Sq ft, property tax taken from court house records.


DIRECTIONS: Hwy 431 North past Opelika High School about 1.5 miles, turn left onto Oak Park Dr, house down on right.


Spring Cleaning - Decluttering can pay big dividends for selling real estate


Whether you're just doing some spring cleaning or getting ready to place your house on the market, the old homestead can probably use some decluttering.

Doing this every so often will make life much easier the day you do decide to sell, as you won't have years' worth of belongings to sort through.

Unless you're a ruthless organizer, belongings seem to accumulate over the years, breeding quietly in the back of the closet. When you decide to clear everything out, you discover you've been ambushed.

Here are a few tips for tackling the lot with a minimum of stress.

First, don't try to do everything the same day. Create a schedule. Start going through your belongings a bit at a time, so that each small accomplishment will spur you on to do more.

Start with the things that don't fit or don't work - things you don't really want anymore, but have never gotten around to unloading.

Designate a box - or several - to collect everything that falls into the "doesn't fit" category. When it's full, take it to your favorite thrift shop and get another box.

You need to take another tack with things that don't work anymore. The thrift shop probably doesn't want them either.

Freecycle might take them, even if just for parts. Stuff that's beyond even parting out needs to go to the dump.

Clear your closet of all clothing that doesn't fit or doesn't look good on you. Don't forget to go through back-of-the-closet and top-shelf items.

How about old purses, shoes, boots, belts, ties, jackets, backpacks, fanny packs, tote bags, sleeping bags, laundry bags, duffel bags, suitcases, briefcases, surfboards, skateboards, roller skates, roller blades, golf clubs, skis, basketballs, footballs, baseballs and bats? And for goodness' sake, don't forget old exercise equipment.

Go through your kitchen cupboards and drawers, getting rid of duplicate items, unused gadgets and unwanted utensils.

Are there more dishes or coffee mugs than you really need? Is there a fondue set you haven't used in 25 years? Do you have an espresso machine that last saw the light of day in 1993?

One alternative to making a thrift store trip is organizing a gadget or utensil exchange at work.

However, you want to take care not to come home with more items than you left with. The idea is to acquire, retain and store only the things you're actually going to find useful.

Take a hard look at your hobby materials. Are there items in there you aren't likely to ever use? How about things you bought, then decided you didn't really like? Out they go.

As you evaluate each item, ask yourself whether it is something you truly cherish or actually use. If it isn't either, don't keep it.

Getting rid of the things you don't care about frees room for the things you do. That allows you a better chance of caring properly for your belongings, so they remain in good condition.

For people getting ready to sell their homes, even items that remain on the keeper list are often better left in storage while the house is listed for sale.

Family pictures can be the most distracting things to potential buyers. They stop to look at the pictures instead of looking at the house.

What we suggest, because they're starting to pack anyway, is to go ahead and pack up those things they don't need to use every day. Pictures, personal trinkets.

If there's a shelf with too many things on it, put all those things in boxes and store them in the garage. People expect to see boxes in the garage, so that's not as much of an impediment as personal belongings.

I recommend packing away anything that won't be used during the time the house is on the market. The idea is to leave as clean a space as possible, so that the house itself is the only item on display.

The technique does multiple duty. With fewer belongings out, there's less to keep clean and organize, so potential buyers can be accommodated on short notice.

Often, that kind of staging effort helps with the moving process to follow. It helps them to pack up in a more organized way, when they get this kind of head start anyway, instead of just throwing everything into boxes the week before they move.

In addition to reducing stress, packing up the house a little bit at a time can help to ensure that when you reach your new home, you can actually find the things you need to unpack first, in the box where they're supposed to be.

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Mortgage pre-approval is a key step for first-time home buyers


Elizabeth T. has been in the market for real estate less than a month.

However, because she's looking for a home to buy in the $80,000 price range, she also is ready to make an offer when she sees the right house.

With the $8,000 tax credit for first-time homebuyers, this year is not the year to take your time, sleep on it a few nights and work out budget details after finding a new home.

Contracts need to be signed by April 30 to qualify for the credit, so the under-$120,000 market is extremely hot, said Elizabeth's real estate agent, Scott E Langley of RE/MAX Professional Partners of Auburn, AL.

Langley said he often receives calls from people who see a house on the Internet that they would like to visit without getting pre-qualified. He advises them to sit down with a mortgage professional to assess their financial situation first.

Buyers should be pre-qualified or pre-approved for mortgages before they start a serious search.

"By getting themselves pre-approved, they have made a mortgage application, given their lender all their qualifying information and had their loan put through the automated underwriting system," Langley said. It can narrow someone's search to within a certain budget, plus it might make the seller more likely to accept one offer over another, he said.

Elizabeth, 27, who works in a dental office, is currently living with her family in Opelika to save money. So far, that has enabled her to squirrel away $6,000, which is important for a down payment and closing costs.

Elizabeth is hoping to find a home for a monthly payment of about $700 that includes mortgage and taxes, which is well within her means. She is open to any area in the Auburn area that meets her budget and home needs. Her advice to other first-time buyers in this market is to "save up and be realistic with your expectations."

Scott G., 22, a student at Auburn University who works full-time at a restaurant, just closed on a three-bedroom home with a two-car garage in the city of Opelika,  for $122,000.

"Competition was pretty tough," he says. "There are only a few diamonds in the rough." That's why he didn't hesitate to jump on making an offer on his home as soon as it was listed, as it only required some cosmetic repairs. Other homes in that price range required major repairs, he said.

Scott G. was ahead of the competition because he was ready with all of his financial information, said his agent, Scott E Langley of RE/MAX Professional Partners of Auburn.

When the mortgage banker had additional questions, Scott G. was ready with his paperwork, which, according to Langley, includes: two years of tax returns, six months of bank statements and knowledge of your credit score and explanations for any blips.

And while the competition is stiff in the lower-price points, Langley said you need to take your time looking at the home and carefully examine the house before making an offer. Bring someone with you who knows about home repairs if you need to when you're looking through houses.

"You don't want a $300-a-month Home Depot bill on top of your mortgage," Langley said.

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Auburn University duplex for sale

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Three bedroom two bathroom duplex located on Tiger Transit route. Both sides have new carpet and are move in ready. Home Owners Association dues are $50/month for lawn maintenance. Approximately three parking places per side. All appliances in both units stay including washer and dryer. Both sides have ceramic tile in the hall, kitchen and baths, and carpet in the bedrooms and living room. See YouTube Video at;

DIRECTIONS: From Exit 51 towards campus on College St, turn left at Goo Goo Car Wash, Longleaf Crossing is on left. Turn left and then next right, duplex will be on the right.

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