Prices in Crabapple are Down, Buy Now

I can't speak for all of the listings, but I sure can speak about the brand new baby we listed last night (the one to your left). It's in Crabapple Crossroads, it's brand new and it's only $300,000. Yes, that's right. $300,000. View the details here...

4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, 2 masters; one on the main level and one upstairs, granite kitchen. It's Crabapple Crossroads in Milton. It's everything you would expect except it's only $300,000. Here are a few details:

The address is 209 Roseville Place in Crabapple Crossroads located in the Crabapple Overlay District in the City of Milton on the north side of Crabapple Road and to the west of Birmingham Highway. The schools are Crabapple Crossing Elementary, Northwestern Middle and Milton High.

  • FMLS #: 4001683 
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3.5 bathrooms
  • Master on Main
  • Master up
  • Walk-in closets in both masters
  • Separate jacuzzi tub/showers in both masters
  • Hardwoods in kitchen
  • Granite in kitchen

If you are interested, please hurry and call your agent or call me if you don't have one and I will make sure that you get into this home as quickly as we can schedule you. It really will not last long at this price.


Homes for Sale in Crooked Creek - A Market Update

Crooked Creek Golf CourseCrooked Creek is a fantastic golf and country club community located in Milton undergoing something of an unusual change for a neighborhood in the real estate market today. A robust $4,000,000 renovation to the facilities is being undertaken in a real estate market that has just taken a beating over the past few years.  With homes dating to the mid nineties, many people believed that these updates may do the community well and freshen up the general appearance. This may still happen, but, construction is behind schedule and we'll really have to wait another year to see if that plays out. Until then, here is an update on market statistics. Faced with lots of competition in the zip code for similarly priced homes, staging, marketing and price ring true as the most important factors to get  home sold in the neighborhood and not listing your home for sale with an agent who "knows" or "lives in" the neighborhood. Those old myths never actually helped sell houses and do even less in a compressed real estate market.

There are currently 44 homes for sale in Crooked Creek as well as at least one additional home for sale by owner. Four of these are under contract. One of the under contract homes is in The Enclave. Four more of the active homes are in The Enclave. That leaves Crooked Creek proper with 36 active listings and 3 under contract or 1 in 12. A strong market (one that is good for sellers) would have 1 in 3 or 1 in 4 homes under contract at the high point of the selling season. In the last 3 months there have been 7 sales for an average sales rate of 2.33 per month. This makes the absorption rate in Crooked Creek 15.5 which means that there is 15.5 months of...