Guest Blogger Articles

Sept. 1, 2022

10 Must-Try Vegan Restaurants in Durham

By Amber Watson, owner of Bites of Bull City

Whether eating a healthy plant-based diet is already part of your lifestyle or a future goal, this list of must-try restaurants is for you! Durham is lucky to have four dedicated vegan restaurants located in various spots throughout the city, along ...

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Nov. 8, 2021

What's the Difference Between Magnet and Charter Schools?

Schools are always a big topic for home buyers, especially those who are relocating to the Raleigh / Durham area. One of the biggest sources of confusion is the difference between magnet schools and charter schools and who’s eligible for what! How do they differ from public schools? Are they a ...

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July 11, 2017

Interview with Patrick Walsh, Home Inspector

Patrick Walsh (License #3461) is a great home inspector and resource for homeowners in the Triangle, NC area. He serves Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, as well as the surrounding towns such as Hillsborough, Mebane, and Apex. We were excited to interview him to see what home buyers and sellers should ...

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Sept. 13, 2015

Creative Decorating for Your Modernist Home

You finally have the home of your dreams – a unique, modernist masterpiece that’s all yours! How do you build on the impression that guests first get from the outside and pull it into the inside of your new home?  Here are a few tips to help you make ...

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Jan. 29, 2014

USDA Home Loan Changes Delayed

USDA has delayed their eligibility map changes! This is great news because many areas in the Triangle will stay approved for the USDA 100% financing program. There are very few programs around that offer zero-down loans like USDA, so keeping areas eligible is definitely a good thing for home buyers ...

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Jan. 3, 2014

Mortgage Changes Coming April 1st!

On April 1st 2014, changes to Fannie Mae's guidelines will cause loan interest rates to increase and credit to be evaluated differently. The change in credit evaluation has to do with new tiers of credit, which will be added to the top end of the scale.

Today the main ...

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Dec. 28, 2013

Loan Modification: How Can it Benefit a Homeowner?

Loan modification is one of the debt relief options that can help you manage your mortgage. If you miss payments on your home loan, or if you are in default, the lender can opt to foreclose. It is through loan modification or mortgage modification that you may be able to ...

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