Buying a New Home

Dec. 2, 2021

Single and Buying a Home? Top Tips!

If you’re living on your own and looking to buy a home, know that you can make your dream a reality with thoughtful planning and the right team of experts. Research from Freddie Mac shows 28% of all households (36.1 million) are sole-person, and that number is growing. Over ...

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Nov. 11, 2021

Homeownership for Veterans

The purpose of Veterans Affairs (VA) home loans is to provide a pathway to homeownership for those who have sacrificed so much by serving our nation. As the Veterans Administration says of the program:

“The objective of the VA Home Loan Guaranty program is to help eligible Veterans, active-duty personnel ...

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Nov. 4, 2021

Mortgages Don't Need to Be Scary

Applying for a mortgage is a big step in the home buying process for many, and for most that step can be really intimidating if you don't know what to expect. We often work with Kristian Siemon and Angel Oak Home Loans to help support our clients through the ...

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Oct. 28, 2021

Time to Move? Or Time to Renovate?

The last 18 months changed what many buyers are looking for in a home. It has also brought clarity to homeowners as to what they need in a their homes. Recently, the American Institute of Architects released their AIA Home Design Trends Survey results for Q3 2021.

The survey reveals ...

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Oct. 21, 2021

Is New Construction the Answer?

While today’s supply of homes for sale is still low, the number of newly built homes is increasing. If you’re ready to sell but have held off because you weren’t sure you’d be able to find a home to move into, newly built homes and those under construction can provide ...

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Oct. 7, 2021

Supply and Demand -- What do they tell us about the housing market

There’s a well-known economic theory – the law of supply and demand – that explains what’s happening with prices in the current real estate market.

Put simply, when demand for an item is high, prices rise. When the supply of the item increases, prices fall.

Of course, when demand is ...

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Sept. 16, 2021

Looking for property near the ocean?

Purchasing Coastal Real Estate.

With almost 330 miles of ocean shoreline, North Carolina boasts some of the most spectacular beaches in the nation. And quite a few of those beaches are right here in our backyards, with Wrightsville Beach, Carolina Beach, and Topsial Island.

But before buying, you should be ...

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Sept. 9, 2021

The Appraisal Gap: What you need to know

When supply is low and demand is high, economics 101 tells us that prices will rise. And that is what we are seeing in today's housing market. But that basic economics equation is causing some challenges when it comes to home appraisals.

Home prices are appreciating at near-historic rates, and ...

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Sept. 2, 2021

Nope this is not Normal!

Looking for extra storage in your house? The Wilmington, NC area offers some great small housing options with historic homes and seaside cottages.

According to Merriam-Webster normal means conforming to a type, standard, or regular pattern; characterized by that with is considered usual, typical, or routine.

Well maybe we are ...

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June 2, 2021

Ready to buy?

Here's what you need to know about working with agents in North Carolina!

 

If you have any questions about working with a Real Estate Agent in North Carolina please don't hesitate to reach out!  Check out our team and reach out to any of our agents ...

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