About Dedra Cabaniss


As your REALTOR®, Dedra Cabaniss brings over 35 years of Professional experience with CPA Firms, International and Regional Engineering Firms, and Real Estate Firms to assist you in your Real Estate needs.  Whether you are looking for an entry level home or an exquisite luxury showplace, Dedra has the experience and knowledge to find your dream home.

Investment and recreational properties are also a mainstay of Dedra’s sales experience. Need an Alabama game day condo?  Want to buy housing for college students instead of paying rent? Maybe you want lakefront or farm property?  Dedra has the expertise and connections to make it all happen!

Dedra is passionate about her real estate profession as well as community outreach, volunteering her time to Arts ‘n Autism, the ARC of Tuscaloosa, Family Counseling Services, Women’s Division of the Chamber of Commerce, Habitat for Humanity and Alabama Public Radio.

  • Member National Association of REALTORS®
  • Member Alabama Association of REALTORS®
  • Member Tuscaloosa Association of REALTORS®
  • Member West Alabama Multiple Listing Service
  • Tuscaloosa Association of REALTORS® Board of Directors
  • 2017 Past President – Tuscaloosa Association of REALTORS®
  • 2016 President – Tuscaloosa Association of REALTORS®
  • 2015 Vice-President – Tuscaloosa Association of REALTORS®
  • 2015 President – MLS Board
  • Member Women’s Council of REALTORS®
  • 2017 Alabama State WCR Secretary

Real Estate Designations & Relocation Certifications

  • CRS – Certified Residential Specialist
  • GRI – Graduate REALTOR® Institute
  • ABR - Accredited Buyer's Representative
  • RENE - Real Estate Negotiation Expert
  • AHWD - At Home With Diversity
  • Relocation Inventory
  • Marketing Assistance
  • Destination Services
  • Fine Homes International Specialist
  • ePro (Internet Professional Certification)
  • eCertified – (superior knowledge in use of internet for communication and eCommerce)
  • gCertified (Government Relocation Certification)
  • Background Security Clearance

Outstanding Sales Awards

  • 2015 State Author B. Pope Education Achievement Award
  • 2015 Local Author B. Pope Education Achievement Award
  • 2015 President’s Circle
  • Leading Edge Society (recognition for top achievement in Sales) – 2011-2014
  • Honor Society (recognition for outstanding sales) – 2007-2010


  • Native of Tuscaloosa
  • Married to Al Cabaniss, Professional Engineer, Land Surveyor and Business Owner
  • Mother to Maggie, the Labrador Retriever who runs our home while I am selling homes!
  • Member Trinity United Methodist Church
  • Outdoor interests includes catch and release flyfishing, sporting clays and wing shooting, traveling and spending time with friends and family

Call Dedra Cabaniss today and let her professional experience, enthusiasm and drive work for you!!


Southridge | Tuscaloosa

4 beds 3 baths 2,700 sqft

Listed 3 months ago

8500 Mari Mar Drive
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405

Listed 3 months ago


Sq. footage: 2,700

Bedrooms: 4

Full baths: 3

Acreage: 0

Year Built: 1995

MLS#: 161944

Subdivision: Southridge


Welcome Home! One level home situated on an extra large corner lot in the established Southridge Subdivision. Ready for new owners, this home has 4 large bedrooms & 3 full baths. Great curb appea...


Elementary - Englewood

Middle - Hillcrest Jr

High - Hillcrest