Purchasing a new construction home from a builder is an exciting and significant investment. However, navigating the complexities of the new home-buying process can be overwhelming. This is when having your own buyer’s agent becomes crucial. A buyer’s agent represents your interests and provides invaluable guidance throughout the transaction. They help you make informed decisions […]
Category Archives: Home Buying
$15K Downpayment Assistance in NC!
If you’re a first-time homebuyer or military veteran who qualifies for the NC Home Advantage Mortgage and you’re looking to purchase a home in North Carolina, you may be eligible for the NC 1st Home Advantage Down Payment made available by the NC Housing Finance Agency. This program provides up to $15,000 in down payment […]
Multigenerational Housing: What Is It & Why Are More Families Choosing It?
Are you looking for a new home for your growing family plus members of your extended family? Do you want to keep close ties to the generations before and after you? Do you want to pool resources to get a bigger, better home? Look no further than multigenerational housing! This type of living arrangement, where […]
Triangle NC Home Buyer Assistance Programs
Unfortunately for home buyers, home prices have soared over the last couple of years thanks to record low inventory, low rates, and high demand. Now, interest rates are rising quickly, putting already frustrated home buyers in an even more difficult position. But, rent has also gone up, so that’s not really a great option either. […]
Raleigh Home Builder Incentives September 2022
In most years, home builders offer incentives, especially in the fall and winter as the housing market slows down for the holiday season. However, over the last couple of years, housing demand has been so great that builders didn’t need to offer many incentives (if at all). With interest rates and prices rising, affordability has […]
Pitfalls of Buying A Fixer-Upper in Raleigh NC
Thinking about buying a home that needs some work? Maybe you want to flip it, rent it out, or just build fast equity. Whatever the reason, there are several pitfalls to look out for in order to avoid potential problems and costly mistakes. Some of the most common pitfalls to be aware of include: Underestimating […]
Pros & Cons of Buying a Fixer-Upper in Raleigh NC: A Real Estate Agent’s Perspective
As a Raleigh area REALTOR®, one of the most common questions I get from home buyers is whether they should consider purchasing a fixer-upper. While there are certainly some benefits to buying a fixer-upper, there are also some important downsides to consider. In this post, I’ll go over some of the pros and cons of […]
How A Home Inspection Works
You’ve made an offer on a home, and it’s been accepted. The home buying process isn’t over, though. An inspection still needs to be done on your potential new home in order to uncover any hidden or unknown issues with the house. Here’s how that works: Hiring A Home Inspector In general, home inspectors will […]