Coming up with a reasonable asking price is essential to selling a home in Wake County North Carolina. I have seen many examples of sellers who inflated the asking price for their homes, only to see it lag on the market for months. One of the best ways to determine a solid asking price for … Continued
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With the growth of the American population, what used to be small town in the middle-of-nowhere, are now flourishing cities. The city of Raleigh is one of those cities. The state capitol of North Carolina has seen rapid growth and prosperity over the last 10 years. Although still smaller than its sister city in Charlotte, there … Continued
Gentrification has become a subject that has stimulated much heated debate. Some feel it is a trademark of capitalism to revitalize, and beautify, areas that were formerly economically depressed. Others feel that it is where the poorer working class population is displaced by the wealthy.
Selling a home by owner can be a great DIY project. It can also save you tens of thousands of dollars in closing costs. It is true that it will still cost you money to sell your own home. However, if you’re willing to roll up your sleeves and put in some work, it can … Continued
With the current lack of homes for sale in the Raleigh NC area, many home owners ask me if they should sell their home themselves. I can never give a quick yes or no to this question as there are a lot of different factors involved. Below I’ll go over the questions that Raleigh home … Continued
If you’re having issues selling your own home, whether it’s for financial reasons or something else, you may want to wait before buying another one. If this is the case, you will need some basic tools on renting an apartment or house. Especially if you have been a home owner for many years. Below are some … Continued
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
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
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