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Debt-to-Income Ratio Explained

If you’re thinking about buying a home in North Carolina, especially your first home, you may have noticed in your research that there are lots of things that a potential...Read more

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Inspections You Never Knew You Might Need

For many residents buying a home in North Carolina, especially first-time buyers, the idea of a home inspection might seem straightforward:  you should get one. But some...Read more

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Short Sale FAQ

For both home buyers and sellers, a short sale could sometimes be a good option. While certainly not common, short sales may provide a good value in an uncertain housing...Read more

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What to Expect When You Make an Offer

For many buyers, the home search process includes countless hours walking through homes with your agent, attending open houses and scouring the internet for the latest...Read more

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3 Essential Home Maintenance Tasks for Winter

Winter has arrived, and with the flurries and chilly weather come the home maintenance tasks that every house needs to make it through the cold months. Winter home...Read more

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3 Resolutions to Help You Buy a Home in 2019

Is becoming a home owner one of your resolutions for 2019? Read on to learn a few ways you can make it happen, so you can reap the benefits of home ownership this year and...Read more

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3 Unexpected Things That Decrease Your Home Value

Buying a home is a lot more than a large purchase, it is an investment for your future. You will of course want to protect this investment, and understanding some of the...Read more