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Steps to Buying Your First Home
Posted on 02/13/2020
Steps to Buying Your First Home
Buying your first home is exciting! And scary! But you don’t have to fear the process if you take the time to become fully prepared for homeownership. Below are the seven primary keys to preparing yourself and smoothing the process. How to Know You’re Ready Determine how much you can afford. The first step to homeownership is figuring...
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Property Investing: How to Find Capital in Your First Property
Posted on 02/06/2020
Property Investing: How to Find Capital in Your First Property
Photo by Jonathan Rolande via Pixabay Dipping your toes in the real estate investing waters can feel intimidating--especially when it comes to making a large up-front investment. Although there are ways to get started in real estate with lower up-front costs (low- or no-down payment VA and FHA loans, for instance), it's smart to have some savings to...
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Common Homebuying Problems and How to Address Them
Posted on 01/30/2020
Common Homebuying Problems and How to Address Them
Buying a home should be a problem-free experience. Yet issues may arise that make it tough to acquire the perfect house at an affordable price. Common problems that come up during the homebuying journey include: 1. Lack of Home Financing Before you search for a home, it generally is a good idea to get pre-approved for a mortgage. That...
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Tips to Keep Your Home Secure During an Open House
Posted on 01/23/2020
Tips to Keep Your Home Secure During an Open House
Photo by Gino Crescoli via PixabayIf a stranger were to knock on your door and ask to come in, you’d likely say no. Yet when you’re showing your house, this is exactly what you’re doing. You’ll let stranger after stranger come in to tour the home and see if it’s a good fit for their needs. So how...
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Home Showings: Everything That Buyers Need to Know
Posted on 01/16/2020
Home Showings: Everything That Buyers Need to Know
Home showings are valuable parts of the property buying cycle. If a homebuyer knows what to expect during a showing, this individual can get the information that he or she needs to determine whether a particular house is the right option. Now, let's take a look at three things that buyers need to know about home showings. 1. A...
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Another Property Sold - 524 Birch Run, Hillsborough, NC 27278
Posted on 01/15/2020
Another Property Sold - 524 Birch Run, Hillsborough, NC 27278
The Corbin. One of the Few Spec Homes Being Offered in The West End Neighborhood on North Nash. Middle Row, Established Community, Quiet 1/4 Acre. Spacious Living, 1960 SqFt, 9 Ft Ceilings, 3/Beds 3/Full Baths, Study Could be 4th Bdrm. Custom Kitchen, Stainless Steel Appliances, Granite Counter Tops. Luxurious 1st FL Master Suite, Walk In Closet, Glass Block Windows. 2nd Fl Open Flex Space. Front and Side Covered Porches, Back and Side Decks, Move in...
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542 Twisted Maple Lane, Hillsborough, NC 27278 now has a new price of $435,000!
Posted on 01/14/2020
542 Twisted Maple Lane, Hillsborough, NC 27278 now has a new price of $435,000!
Just finished! The best nest on Twisted Maple Lane, the Farmhouse plan in The West End Hillsborough on North Nash. 3 beds/2.5 baths, 9 ft ceilings, 1840 SqFt. Custom kitchen, luxurious 1st floor master. Large study or guest room off of the dining room, and upstairs flex space. Spacious Living room with fireplace, hardwood floors, granite counter tops and ceramic tile baths. Huge covered front porch, glass french doors open onto the back deck. Quarter acre lot, beautiful natural light and mature...
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535 Birch Run, Hillsborough, NC 27278 is now new to the market!
Posted on 01/14/2020
535 Birch Run, Hillsborough, NC 27278 is now new to the market!
Into the Woods with the Woodland Plan. Gorgeous 3 Bed 2 and 1/2 Bath Home Set into a Private Wooded Lot in the New Birch Run Subdivision on North Nash. 9 ft Ceilings, Open Kitchen and Living Room with Fireplace, Hardwood Floors, Ceramic Tile Baths, Gourmet Kitchen, Separate Dining Room. Master Suite on Main, 2 Bedrooms Up with Lots of Open Flex Space. Covered front Porch, Back Deck Overlooking the Woods. Tankless Water Heater and Sealed Crawl. A Few Last Details to Completion, Come Live in the West...
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Is a Smart Home Gadget Right for You?
Posted on 01/10/2020
Is a Smart Home Gadget Right for You?
A smart home device may prove to be a time (and money) saver. However, not all smart house devices are ideal for all homeowners. If you select a smart home gadget that fails to accommodate your day-to-day needs, you risk wasting time and resources on a device that delivers little to no return on investment. Ultimately, it helps to...
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3 Home Selling Costs You Need to Know About
Posted on 01/03/2020
3 Home Selling Costs You Need to Know About
Selling a home usually requires various investments along the way. In fact, some of the most common house selling costs include: 1. Lawn Care Maintaining a neat, tidy lawn is crucial, particularly for a seller who wants to stir up significant interest in his or her residence. As such, it generally is a good idea to account for...
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Begin a Successful Home Selling Journey
Posted on 12/20/2019
Begin a Successful Home Selling Journey
Ready to start a successful home selling journey? To achieve your house selling goals, you'll want to prepare as much as possible. Lucky for you, we're here to teach you about the home selling journey so you can enjoy an unforgettable property selling experience. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you kick off a...
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How to Pick Tung Oil Finishes
Posted on 12/06/2019
How to Pick Tung Oil Finishes
Some handy tips for IDing and using tung oil finishes plus a list of...
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