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Monthly Archives: March 2018

    6208 TIMBER CREEK | Wilmington, NC | OPEN HOUSE

    By Kristin Freeman | March 23, 2018

    OPEN HOUSE, March 31, Saturday 11:00 PM – 1:00 PM 6208 Timber Creek Lane, Wilmington, NC Get Directions Click Here Description Features Photos Maps & Local $ Click for current price 4 BEDROOMS 3 BATHROOMS (2 full, 1 half) 2711 Square Feet Priced $50K BELOW appraised value!! Enjoy spectacular views and access to the ICW... Read More

    Homebuyer’s Guide to a Home Mortgage

    By Kristin Freeman | March 19, 2018

    If you’ve finally decided to make the jump and become a homeowner, then you’re probably going to need to take out mortgage. There’s a good chance you know a few basic things about home mortgages, such as the fact that you’ll have to make a down payment and that most common loan periods are for... Read More

    How Long Does it Take to Close on a House?

    By Kristin Freeman | March 14, 2018

    When it comes to selling, buying or closing on a home, one of the major headaches can be time. Recent US real estate statistics have highlighted that the average householder spends around four months on house hunting, looking at approximately twenty properties before closing a deal. The actual time it takes to close on a... Read More

    Buying a Home with Great Resale Value

    By Kristin Freeman | March 14, 2018

    Homebuyers treading the real estate market in search of their dream home often focus on the factors that suit their needs while they living at the property. Many overlook the home’s future resale value. Yet, according to the National Association of Realtors®, you should approach choosing a home as a business decision. The location of... Read More

    5 Tips When Buying your First Home

    By Kristin Freeman | March 14, 2018

    1. Don’t focus on distressed properties because you think you’ll find a good deal A lot of first-time homebuyers will explore distressed properties, such as foreclosures or short sales, in the search of a bargain. If you’re looking to invest your money, then a distressed property can be a great deal. But you need to have... Read More

    Homeowner’s Insurance in Coastal NC

    By Kristin Freeman | March 14, 2018

    Whether you live in a condo,  townhome, ranch style home,  or a luxurious mansion, your home islikely to be your single most valuable asset, and making sure that it is protected will help you to prevent a financial meltdown in the event of a disaster. Floods, hurricanes, fires, burst pipes or break-ins are just some... Read More

    Buying a home with Mold

    By Kristin Freeman | March 14, 2018

    Mold serves a useful purpose outdoors by helping in the decomposition of dead trees, but inside a house, it can cause allergic reactions that range from sneezing or a rash to potentially life-threatening asthma attacks. Because mold cannot grow without moisture, homebuyers should be concerned about identifying the source of the moisture and the cost... Read More

    How to Find a Good Homeowners’ Association

    By Kristin Freeman | March 14, 2018

    Buying a condo or a home could mean dealing with a homeowners’ association. HOAs manage, maintain and regulate everything that is not private property, such as the structure of the building, lobby areas, landscaping and the communal pool.  The Homeowners pay for these services in the form of monthly HOA fees. Payment and membership of... Read More

    Buying a Fixer-Upper

    By Kristin Freeman | March 14, 2018

                        Buying a fixer-upper can be a fantastic investment. Fixer-uppers tend to be much more affordable than houses that aren’t in need of many renovations or repairs. The money you save should cover whatever repairs and renovations are needed — not to mention that you’ll be able... Read More

    How to Know What’s Included When you Buy a Home

    By Kristin Freeman | March 14, 2018

    It’s a familiar story. The buyer of a Victorian home in a desirable neighborhood falls in love with the antique chandelier that hangs in the dining room.  It fits the space beautifully and the crystal drops cascade light across the room. Yet, when she buys the home and moves in, the chandelier is gone.  In... Read More