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6 Tips to Sell a Home in the Tight Triangle Market

North Carolina summers are great for a lot of things: cookouts, days at the beach, and campfires are just a few of them. And although the warmer months tend to see a large uptick in real estate activity, it is … Continue reading

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3 Factors Home Buyers Should Disregard When Shopping for a House in the Triangle

For many Triangle and Raleigh home buyers (especially first timers), viewing and comparing homes can be overwhelming. From separating wants from needs to holding out for the “perfect” home, most buyers experience some degree of frustration along the way. To … Continue reading

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4 Budgeting Tips for Triangle Home Buyers

When it comes to purchasing a home in the Triangle, expenses can quickly add up. The mortgage, taxes, insurance, and closing costs are enough to make any buyer, new or experienced a bit nervous. Not only that, but the expenses … Continue reading

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3 Red Flags to Watch for When Choosing a Triangle Realtor

Choosing a real estate agent to list a home is kind of like dating. It requires both trust and commitment, and depending on how long it takes a home to sell, it might be a long-term relationship. And if the … Continue reading

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4 Often Unseen Costs of Selling a Home in the Triangle

Most home sellers in the Triangle want to price their home for the most money possible in the shortest time; all while avoiding expensive costs, fees, and commissions. An agent’s commission is the obvious one, but there are many other … Continue reading

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3 Reasons Down Payments are Important to North Carolina Home Sellers

The Triangle’s spring real estate market is heating up, and buyers are looking for ways to strengthen their offers and stand out among their competition. One popular piece of advice is for buyers to increase the size of their down … Continue reading

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4 Common Myths about Real Estate Agents in the Triangle: A Must Read

There are a few professions that have historically served as inspiration for an array of humor.  Automotive salespeople, attorneys, and yes, real estate agents. All have all had their turn in the humor department. Seriously, many people have heard both … Continue reading

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3 Questions that Need Answers Involving Mortgage Insurance

Most types of insurance work like this: Clients pay a monthly or annual premium, and in return, insurance companies agree to assume financial responsibility and the risk in certain situations. While the traditional coverage is something that the insurance companies … Continue reading

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3 Options Everyone Should Know About Real Estate Appraisals

Most Triangle-area buyers and sellers think that the purpose of a real estate appraisal is to determine the real value of the home. In reality, an appraisal is an important tool that banks and other financial institutions use to help … Continue reading

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4 Important Tips to Boost a Triangle Home Selling Price

Now that the holidays have passed, many Triangle homeowners will look to spruce up their homes in anticipation of selling during the busiest season. While winter is traditionally a slow period for the real estate market, the arrival of spring … Continue reading

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