Most people are familiar with the concept of going to the bank and getting a loan to buy a house, but how many of us know how 30 year mortgages get paid off? Is it similar to a car loan where most of the payment goes toward paying off the principal balance and the rest … Continued
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This article is designed to give new and experienced investors a brief overview of basic North Carolina landlord-tenant law. The author is not an attorney and is not giving legal advice. You should consult your own attorney and do your own research for laws that are applicable in your own state and county. Below are 6 … Continued
One of the many questions I am asked is what’s the difference between a broker and a realtor? Are they the same thing? Can these titles be used interchangeably? There are significant differences between the two.
#1. Showing Up Late Or Unprepared Showing up late, dressed poorly, or unprofessionally is an indicator that the agent doesn’t have their ducks in a row. If you own a $150,000 house you will be paying your agent $9,000 at a 6% commission. Do you think this is enough incentive for an agent to show up … Continued
If you’re wondering how to sell your house fast, you need to present your home in the best light. Proper painting can be one of the easiest and most inexpensive ways to score major brownie points with your potential home buyers. Remember the old adage you never get a second chance to make a first impression? … Continued
When selling your own home presentation is important. Selling your own home is no easy task but it can be done with right knowledge and persistence. Putting the “For Sale By Owner” sign in the lawn is just the beginning. We must present our product in the best light possible and one of the first … Continued
I had once received a call from another investor on how to structure a transaction on a nice 3bd, 2ba property. The sellers of the home were unable to find a buyer and they had to move out of the state, leaving them with a vacant house. The home was free and clear so this … Continued
Why do husband and wife need to sign the agreement? If the wife is on board does it really make a difference if the husband does not sign? How about if the home was bought before they were married, does that still count?
With the amount of content available on the internet, sellers have lots of options. So, why choose me over an agent? Why should you do business with me instead of listing your home for sale? Here are 5 reasons to choose me over an agent!
Some home sellers may want to hire a full service realty company but not want to pay a 6% brokerage fee. Hiring realty companies in Raleigh, NC can cost you up to 6% of the total purchase price. This would be $12,000 if you are selling a $200,000 house which is a lot of money! … Continued