Tag: arcara residential
The Bangor Cave Club
In 1937, Alabama had the only underground night club and casino in America, the unique Bangor Cave Club in Blount County.
If you are new to central Alabama, Welcome! We hope you enjoy this translation guide for local phrases; it might just come in handy when you are talking with native Alabamians. 1. “Who are you for?” Your new Alabama neighbors are likely to be friendly; they may even show up with fresh cut flowers or […]
Now Open! This is What it’s All About!
This is what it is all about. We are thrilled that our new office in Helena is now open. After months of dreaming, sweating, inventing, painting, cleaning, and coming up with some crazy ideas, the historic Nunnally House in Old Town Helena has been rescued back to its rightful personality. The Ribbon Cutting, Grand Opening, […]
This Old House, Our New Office: One Wall
We are having a great time renovating the little brown house on 2nd Street in Old Town Helena… once again, we are hoping the Nunnally House will shine as an honor to its past and a wink to its future. As our banner says, we are making progress! Our contractor, Miracle Bill, has continued to […]
Inspired by Aunt Nellie
I am not a Realtor; but I live with one. And after twenty three years of being married to Greg Arcara, I just now figured him out, unpredictably, through genealogy. The thing about a good, talented career Realtor is that there is no faking it; I’ve known for decades that Greg truly harbors a great […]
This Old House, Our New Office: Termites and Beyond
What’s going on with that little brown house on 2nd Street in Old Town Helena? You know, the one that sat on the market for 1500 days, a little saggy, a lot crumbly, and almost forgotten… it has now been properly adopted and will soon be the home of our Real Estate office, Arcara Residential. […]
This Old House, Our New Office: Upcycling Furniture
It’s happening! We have secured the necessary approvals, created a master plan, and hired a wonderfully talented contractor to help us, (we call him Miracle Bill), and the “little brown house” down on 2nd street in Old Town Helena, historically known as the Nunnally House, is well on its way to being rescued and repurposed […]
This Old House, Our New Office: Chapter 1.
It was just meant to be. For years, the sweet, neglected little bungalow style house beckoned to Greg Arcara every time he drove through Old Town Helena. Not on Main Street, but right down there on 2nd Street, sitting quietly under the shade of an overgrown tree; the For Sale sign perched in the yard […]
For Kids: Street Name Bugs!
For kids, one of the fun things about moving to a new home is getting an entirely new address; although it can be a little stressful, too. Here is an easy, creative way to help your child learn and celebrate your new street name: create Street Name Bugs! Or Street Name Aliens, or Street Name […]
Surviving the Auburn/Alabama Madness
Well, it happened. After fifty years of living on the front lines of the Auburn/Alabama rivalry, I saw something today that surprised even me. There she was. Miss America wannabe, our beautiful Miss Alabama, previewing an official ensemble of Roll Tide meets Hancock Fabrics with a dramatic flair of Scarlett O’Hara thrown in. First I […]