Hello and welcome to Cornerstone Living. Do you ever get a gentle nudge from the Lord that slowly becomes a kick in the rear to take a step you didn’t see coming? I’ve had a few of those. More that I should, because let’s be honest, I should have felt the nudge and moved. I felt the kick a couple of years ago to take that next step and get my real estate license. This was something I had dreamed of doing for years but always let fear hold me back. I finally took that step and have loved it! I get to help my friends find their homes that they will get to do life in. It may be their first home or the home they bring their babies to. It may be a smaller home that they are downsizing to after all the kids have moved out. I also get to walk with them as they say goodbye to the homes they have spent years in making memories.
This is a career I don’t take lightly. I realize I am helping my clients with the biggest financial decisions they will likely make in their life. I have had many discussions with people who do not understand many aspects of the real estate business. Enter the most recent nudging from the Lord. This lead to the idea to create a place where I can share not only my knowledge of the hows and whys of real estate but also all of the life that happens inside those homes.
A little bit about me, I’m Brandi Miller and I am a licensed REALTOR® in the Birmingham, Alabama area. Real estate has been an interest of mine for many years. My first memory of loving real estate came when I was in middle school. My mom and I went to see a home that was listed on Wilson lake in Muscle Shoals, AL (where I grew up). It was an older white home that needed lots of work. I got so excited about the possibilities of it and how amazing it could be. We didn’t get the house but the seed was planted for the passion that I have today. You could say that passion has carried over personally. I bought my first home when I was 22 years old. My husband and I have purchased four homes since we were married in 2004. My friend Jennifer says we buy houses like most people buy cars. She may be correct.
I am happily married to my best friend, Shane. We have been married for 14 years and have three kids. They keep us busy between sports and school and friends but we love every second of it. Well, most of it anyways. We spend our falls watching college football and tailgating in Tuscaloosa. We love camping trips as a family. We also love Jesus and serving Him through our church, Church of the Highlands. My faith is super important to everything I do in life and will be something that I share throughout this blog. My family loves to be outside playing sports and swimming in the summer. I love to read and attempting to grow veggies in my raised bed garden out back (similar to the one below). I’m still learning on this one but last summer we enjoyed some cucumbers, tomatoes and lots of delicious okra.
I invite you to join me on this journey and see where the Lord will lead us. Stay in the loop by subscribing to my email list below. I promise not to spam you with tons of emails. I know how annoying that can be.