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Home Buying DON’TS

Many home buyers, especially first-timers, are completely unaware of all the ways they can mess up when buying a home. If you’re buying a home in the near future, it is important to avoid doing these things during the home buying process, because they can derail your loan application. Don’t Miss Payments Pay all of your […]




NC Home Advantage Mortgage™

What Is The NC Home Advantage Mortgage™? North Carolina home buyers have a number of resources available to help them buy a home. One of these is the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency’s NC Home Advantage Mortgage™. The NCHFA works to make buying a home less complicated by offering affordable mortgage opportunities. The NC Home […]


NC’s 1st Time Home Buyer Tax Credit

If you’re a first-time home buyer or military veteran in North Carolina, you may be eligible for the NC Housing Finance Agency’s tax credit, the Mortgage Credit Certificate (MCC). What Is The Mortgage Credit Certificate? The Mortgage Credit Certificate is a NC tax credit that allows first-time home buyers and military veterans to save up […]


Five County Summer Events 2016

Five County NC Summer Events 2016

It is officially summer, and there are so many things to do across the Five County area! From music festivals to 4th of July parties, you’ll see it here. Browse by communities sorted A-Z to find events happening near you this summer. Apex, NC Summer Events July 4th 9am – 1pm Olde Fashioned 4th of […]