WIRE News thru 5/11
Vol. 2, Issue 18
Welcome to ACRE's weekly digital publication - the WIREWIRE is the acronym for "Week In Real Estate". Delivered weekly, on Saturday mornings, the WiRE is categorized geographically and is designed to help real estate professionals, affiliates and consumers follow all the major news stories that impact real estate in Alabama.  We hope this will be a convenient way to catch up on anything you may have missed during the week without interrupting your workday. The WiRE is brought to you compliments of theACRE Corporate Cabinet.
ACRE Corporate Cabinet News
Statewide & Nationwide

Barry Mask named as Cheif Executive Officer for the Alabama Association of REALTORS

New home sales in Alabama post 3% gain in March 

Low rates may spark construction surge 

March Home Prices Show Biggest Gain in 7 Years, CoreLogic Says 

Pioneer of $1M+ log and timber homes rebounds with new entrepreneur-owner 

CNN Report: Homebuyers clueless about mortgages 

Will your business be impacted by the tangible asset repair regulations?

HomeServe and Giuliani Partners to Help Raise Awareness of Water Infrastructure Issues and Solutions in Alabama

Bill would create Alabama Space Authority to develop a spaceport

One World Trade Center at its full 1,776-foot height 

North Alabama-
Huntsville,
Decatur, Florence, Gadsden, Muscle Shoals

ACRE Real Estate Education & Outreach (E&O) Series in Huntsville - May 16

Athens/Limestone County home sales post 5% gain in April 

Huntsville home prices decline 6.5 percent in March

Legislation allocates $175 million for new, improved schools in North Alabama

Samsung opens mini shop inside Best Buy in Huntsville

North Central Birmingham, Aniston, Bessemer, Pell City, Sylacauga

 REALTOR Chip Watts featured in article: Abandoned buildings get starring role in social media 

Birmingham Home Prices Rise in March

Iron City owner envisions new Southside entertainment district 

Theater District redevelopment draws new tenants 

Irondale may rezone Mountain Brook club for housing development 

Southpace Brokers complete $6.5 million in transactions

Multi Housing Advisors closes five Alabama sales

REALTOR Chip Watts featured on NPR regarding Birmingham's Thomas Jefferson Hotel (Radio segment)

Crossroads Cafe moving to Oakwood Village Shopping Center

Bessemer closes juke joint over zoning, complaints

Pelham residential sewer rates to reflect usage more accurately

Gardendale City Center project under agreement with developer

Denver Nuggets owner buys Trussville Promenade 

West Alabama Tuscaloosa, Black Belt

Nick Saban Selling Georgia Home

Tuscaloosa park improvements plan totaling $5.6M 

South Central - MontgomeryAuburn, Lake Martin, Phenix City

Lake Martin area residential sales up 16.1% in March

Doubletree Hotel opens in downtown Montgomery 

Sushi bar coming to downtown in Montgomery

Montgomery - real estate: Area home sales heat up

Wiregrass- Troy, Dothan, Enterprise

Wiregrass area residential sales improve 1.6% from prior month 

Gulf Coast Mobile, Baldwin CountyGulf Shores, Orange Beach

Mobile to get Whole Foods  

Three Mobile apartment communities sell for $7.75 million

Parking woes might plague Islamic Center of Mobile's expansion plans

Daphne updates outdoor-lighting ordinance to protect privacy of residents

Keller Williams agents celebrate Red Day on May 9

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