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Financial Skills All Buyers Should Have

To many North Carolinians, becoming a homeowner is the pinnacle of financial independence. After all, when you purchase a home, you’re making a long-term investment in...Read more

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Don’t Let These Home Buying Myths Fool You!

April Fool’s Day is full of tricks and gags, but buying a home is no laughing matter. Don’t be fooled by the many myths and misconceptions surrounding home buying and the...Read more

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Spring Cleaning Checklist

With the weather warming up, many North Carolina residents are coming out of their winter hibernation to declutter and clean up their homes. However, cleaning your entire...Read more

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Rising Interest Rates—What They Mean for Buyers

If you are in the market to buy your first home or move up to a new one, one thing you likely have your eye on are interest rates. While rates are still near historic lows...Read more

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Mortgage Fees Explained

In their excitement to be done with the home buying process, many first-time buyers in North Carolina overlook the mortgage fees to be paid at closing. Read on to learn...Read more

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Is a Townhome or a Condo Right for You?

For many first-time buyers, thinking of a home brings to mind a single-family house detached from others, but that is not the only way to become a homeowner. In fact, many...Read more

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What to Expect at Closing

If you are buying your first home in North Carolina, the closing table might seem like the finish line. All the research and house hunting and back-and-forth with your...Read more

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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