Maynard Cooper & Gale adds to real estate group

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Maynard Cooper & Gale is pleased to announce the addition of Steven W. Strother Jr. to the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group. Steven joins the firm’s Birmingham office as an Associate. A Certified Public Accountant licensed in the State of Alabama, Strother began his career in 2007 at public accounting firm Deloitte & Touche LLP. During his tenure with Deloitte, Strother served on the audits of several large public companies throughout the Southeast in industries including banking, retail, real estate investment trusts, manufacturing, and hotel & casinos. Upon entering law…

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Alabama School of the Arts at University of Mobile premieres PRISM Music’s new church music releases with free concerts

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University of Mobile student Abbie Maggio, front, and students from the Alabama School of the Arts at UM lead worship during a concert earlier this year. Two free concerts will be presented April 19-20 by the Alabama School of the Arts, including the premiere of "Rising on the Wind," a book of music for choir, praise teams, church orchestra and worship from PRISM Music Publishing in Nashville, a leading publisher of Christian church music.University of Mobile Music that soon will be performed by church choirs across the nation will be…

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Forum to explore whether downtown Mobile needs more residential real estate

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The main entrance of the St. Francis Place condominium complex at 753 St. Francis Street in downtown Mobile is seen Thursday, Mar. 18, 2010. (Press-Register file photo) MOBILE, Alabama — The Downtown Mobile Alliance will hold a symposium on residential real estate Thursday, centering on the question of whether the downtown area need more multi-family homes. The two-hour long session will start at 3 p.m. at the Center for Living Arts followed by a reception. Professionals with backgrounds in real estate market analysis, consulting and financial methods will give presentations…

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Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia hit by storms; shelters open and warnings issued

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Damage is left in the wake of a tornado in Ardmore, Alabama, on Monday. Johnny Tribble via AP Severe overnight storms have blown through Alabama, where authorities in Jacksonville say several shelters have opened, local schools have closed and more help is needed at a university where storms caused major damage. The Calhoun County Emergency Management Office said it was working to get emergency crews into storm-damaged areas after powerful storms struck Jacksonville State University and nearby areas. School officials said major damage was done to the roof of the…

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Real Estate Newsmakers

Re/Max Vantage opens second location After 16 months of success in Fairhaven, Re/Max Vantage has announced plans to open a second location in North Dartmouth. Re/Max Vantage has experienced exponential growth and development, the company stated in a press release. “The recent 6-month period has yielded a phenomenal 500 percent overall growth.” With three agents in May of 2017, Re/Max Vantage has expanded its portfolio to include 20 licensed agents with a combined 200 years of experience in the field of real estate – including residential and commercial sales, property…

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REAL Data Analysis: How affordable is housing in Alabama?

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Compared to the country as a whole, Alabama’s real estate is relatively affordable. (iStock) We’ve closed out the 2017 year in residential real estate, and now it’s time to take a look at the data and put it into context. The big takeaway from the graph is that when compared to the country as a whole, Alabama’s real estate is relatively affordable. The Alabama Center for Real Estate (ACRE) warehouses sales and price data for every major residential real estate market in Alabama. Only one has a median price above…

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