Troy Downey Realtor's Blog

If you want an expert to advise and help you in all your real estate needs and referrals I am ready to serve you. I am a member of the Birmingham Chamber of Commerce. I had owned an automotive wholesale business for over 20 yrs. The experience as a broker in the parts business has given me experience and an advantage is real estate where the outcome is a win win results in negotiations. I have often heard that I am a people person. I love to meet and help people.
This woman who is renting a house From my investor client was not paying her water bill.  This is a true story. When the water company came to the house to turn the water off at the meter couldn't because the woman had filled the water meter container with cement.
The UTES put a hault to our market For seven straight days no calls, no showings, no nothing. The whole State was in mourning or just total shock. Every sense Utah upset our Crimson Tide Dec.2 in the Sugar Bowl no real estate activity was happening. Thank God for Tebow! We are back in business th...
The Biggest Upset is the History of this Rival 11/29/08 The Auburn University Football team just upset the number 1 football team in America. This is the biggest upset in the history of Alabama/Auburn Football. The University of Alabama was favored by 14 points! How could this happen? How could t...
In this great state of Alabama The most important thing is WHO ARE YOU FOR? If you relocate to our state you have to declare within a month WHO ARE YOU FOR? I remember playing on the play ground in first grade, minding my own business when an upper classman got in my face and ask me the question:...
I got a phone call yesterday A nice young lady called me about my listing on Shades Crest in Vestavia Hills. During the interview she told me that she wanted me to show the house to her and her husband. They own a small 3/2 in Homewood not on the market. They had seen my listing on line and knew ...
this is a response to a question from my last blog: an active rainer sent me a question: what could be a benefit by attending a turning point retreat.   I have benefited by getting away from working in my business for a couple of days and working on my business. I always come away with renewed op...
hey guys, need some help to edit my profile any suggestions, advice
Hey Guys, are any of you going to attend the Buffini Turning Point Retreat in Atlanta Oct.20-21, held at the Cobb Co. Convention Center?  My Real Estate career started at this venue four years ago. Just weeks after I had passed my State Licensed test one of the Brokers I interviewed gave me a boo...
ok guys I am about to join the youtube community. I need some advice on watch digital video recorder to purchase. I want to make THIS VIDEO ASAP !  In my video: My client ( the seller) will impersonate Sarah Palin while looking at my new listing (as of yesterday) as a prospective buyer. I need so...

Troy Downey

Realtor - Birmingham Real Estate Residential & Com
local_phone(205) 979-8500
smartphone(205) 999-7218
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Welcome to my active rain website. My name is Troy Downey. I am a Realtor with RE/MAX Southern Homes. I have been helping people buy and sell Residential and Commercial Real Estate since 2004. Having grown up and lived in Birmingham most my life I am your expert and trusted advisor in any real estate needs. I graduated from Mountain Brook High School in 1974. I have lived in Vestavia Hills for the last ten years.