Tips on Buying a Home

June 19, 2022

Opendoor vs Local Realtor

You know, I’m all in favor of technology that works for us, makes our lives easier. I use technology tools all the time in my real estate business. And while Opendoor’s ads may make it look “easy” to buy or sell a house, I’d like to make the case for ...

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Nov. 1, 2021

Questions to Ask HOAs in the Raleigh-Durham Area

Questions to Ask HOAs in the Raleigh-Durham Area

Below is a list of important questions all home buyers should ask when buying in an HOA community.

HOA Question #1: What are the fees?

HOAs usually have some sort of dues paid either monthly or yearly, and these can vary drastically ...

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Feb. 5, 2016

NC Oil Tank Removal and Deed Restrictions for Residential Real Estate

It was very common to use heating oil as a source of heat in homes built in the mid 1930’s through the 1980’s. The oil was stored in an above ground (AST) or underground (UST) oil storage tank next to the home or underground on the property. When the home’s ...

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Oct. 5, 2015

What to Know Before Choosing a Custom Builder

The purchase of a custom-built home can be an exciting and enjoyable experience. Often this type of home is a once-in-a-lifetime dream home that the buyer has anticipated and worked to achieve for many years. From the choice of that perfect floor plan to decisions about appliances, countertops and other ...

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Aug. 31, 2015

Home Owner Associations - Friend or Foe?

Many homes are part of a community that’s governed by a homeowners association, or HOA. It’s responsible for enforcing the community’s rules and regulations, which are spelled out in the restrictive covenants. Each homeowner becomes a member of the HOA when once they buy property in the community.

HOAs have ...

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July 29, 2015

Investing in Triangle Real Estate - Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and the Surrounding Areas

Investing in real estate can be very profitable. Savvy investors have used real estate for years to build their financial portfolios with impressive results.

One of the main benefits associated with real estate investing is the appreciation in the value of the property. The Triangle area has been growing rapidly, and ...

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Oct. 22, 2014

Year-round Versus Traditional Schools in the Triangle

Here at Triangle House Hunters we completely understand the importance of your child’s education. Many people are moving here to take advantage of the area’s schools. In fact, a lot of future homeowners narrow their search options so that our listing alerts only send properties that feed into their school ...

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April 15, 2014

Mortgage Loan Estimator Calculator

One of the first steps any potential home buyer should take is determining what the size of the loan is which they can afford. Knowing what your monthly payments are and what your down payment will need to be are essential to narrowing down your home search and being confident ...

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April 2, 2014

Rent vs Buy Calculator

One of the most difficult decisions to make is whether or not it is a good idea to Rent or Buy a home given your current financial situation.
Rent vs Buy
We make it easy for you to determine what is right for you by looking through the options step by step. We ...
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Feb. 5, 2014

Buying a Home in Today's Market: 26 Loan Officers Chime in on What You Need to Know

Potential homeowners can find the process of getting a loan confusing and frustrating. We reached out to the pros for advice on buying a home in today's market, and found that the most common advice involved the current level of lender scrutiny and need for documentation, making sure to ...

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