Did you know homes sold in North Carolina are AS-IS?

All homes in North Carolina are sold AS-IS, yet many buyers and sellers are unaware of the clause in Realtor contracts. When purchasing a home make sure you understand, Due Diligence and its role in buying or selling a home

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NorthStone Community and Country Club is turning 20!!

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What Can You Expect When Selling Your Home? Silly  items on your inspection report, that is what!   When your home was built, the real estate industry and buyers were significantly more practical when it came to the purchase of a home.  Everyone understood if you purchased a home that was not new, you could expect a certain level of wear and tear.  Well those days are gone!  When you sell a home, here are items that can derail your sale and/or cause headaches for the new buyers and yourself: • Light bulbs that are not working:   Inspectors rarely test light bulbs and/or fixtures in 2017, if a light bulb is not working,  the inspection report will indicate to the new…

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Top 6 Real Estate Secrets

Real Estate Secrets

Real Estate:  Knowing the top 6 real estate secrets, will help you sell your house faster and allow you to get more value from the commission dollars you pay your agent. #1: Real Estate Open Houses Don’t Work. Open houses are a thing of the past. Years ago, when you wanted to sell your home, the only way that buyers could see the inside of your home was to be invited to view your home via an open house or making an appointment with the agent listing your home. Now, if a buyer wants to see your home, they can just go online, to any of a dozen sites, and see the inside of your home without ever having to…

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What happens to my home and assets if something happens to me?

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I Still Have Time — Until I Don’t.  A $75,000 Mistake? What happens to my home and assets if something happens to me? If you own a house, it is probably the most expensive purchase of your life. Who is going to protect you and  your family if something happens to you? A skiing accident, a biking accident, a car wreck?  For the first time in your life, having an action plan becomes critical, and that plan includes  Estate Planning.  If you are like half the people in America, you have put off  estate planning because you are still young and healthy, not so smart. Everyone has two estates,  The estate of your person—that is, where you live, what you…

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Do I pay less taxes when I buy a home?

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Does homeownership really provides tax benefits? For recent first-time homeowners buying a home usually is a thrill to start with , but one of the unplanned joys of buying a home is file taxes the following year. Many homeowners are shocked by how many tax deductions they can now claim.

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What Should I Expect When Selling My House?  

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Before you hire anyone to help you sell your home there are a few basic things to consider. Likewise as you get closer to listing your home and actually putting it up for sell there are general things to remember and consider. The process of selling your home does not have to be complicated or difficult.

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How Much Does It Cost to Sell Your Home?

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How much does it cost to sell your home?  This is the first question asked by  homeowners, followed quickly by how much will you sell my house for.   The answer is not always as straight forward as it may seem.  Below are the top 7 expenses you will incur when you sell a home in North Carolina. How Much Does It Cost to Sell Your Home: Top 7 Fees Realtor Fees Prorated taxes Prorated HOA fees Release of Deed / Mortgage Revenue Tax/ Stamps Seller Document Preparation Fee/ Attorney Fees Liens Realtor Fees: These are the fees Realtors charge for selling your home. Prorated Taxes: Property taxes are prorated to the day that you sell your home; therefore, If you sold…

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The truth about the cost of Home Staging

Home staging is reaching new heights; however, many sellers still do not understand the benefits or cost. Here is a great article from a stager that can answer your questions.

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Are homesellers taken advantage of?

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Hiring a Real Estate agent to sell your home is not risk-free, make sure your agent is providing you with the services you expect.

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Short Sales: an alternative to foreclosure

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In some situations, it is beneficial to both you and the lender to conduct a short-sale rather than proceed with foreclosure. For the seller, it is definitely beneficial in that it is a slap on your hand credit-wise as opposed to a major hit like foreclosure. The down side of a short sale is that the process takes from 3-7 months depending on the lender.

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