Buying Real Estate

Advantages of Townhouse Living

Here's what most of us mistakenly think we know about townhouses: They're glorified apartments. They're houses squished together so hard they share walls. They're ruled by iron-fisted homeowners' associations who will force you to dye your dog to match your window shades. >>New Listing: Deluxe Townhome For Sale #WSNC<< Turns out, most of us are… Continue reading Advantages of Townhouse Living

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Buying Real Estate, Selling Real Estate

Protect your family from lead

Federal law requires that for all homes built before 1978, buyers receive: The EPA pamphlet: Protect Your Family From Lead In Your Home. Any known information concerning the presence of lead-based paint A standard NC Lead Paint disclosure addendum form (2a9-T) Time to inspect and assess risk (Usually part of the "Due Diligence" Period Related - Understand… Continue reading Protect your family from lead

Buying Real Estate

Homebuyer Showing Policy

Before viewing homes with your agent: Hold an introductory meeting at our offices Provide Driver License or government issued Photo IDs Provide a Letter of Pre-Approval (preferred), Pre-Qualification, or Proof of Funds Review “Working with Real Estate Agents” brochure Complete the Homebuyer Questionnaire Review your personal Homebuyer’s Packet Review “Exclusive Buyer Agency Agreement” These steps… Continue reading Homebuyer Showing Policy

Buying Real Estate

How to get pre-approved: The paperwork you need

#HouseHunters be prepared to offer up a pile of paperwork to earn your home mortgage pre-approval. In general, the paperwork you’ll need to assemble for your lender includes the following: Pay stubs from the past 30 days showing your year-to-date income Two years of federal tax returns Two years of W2 forms from your employer 60 days… Continue reading How to get pre-approved: The paperwork you need

Buying Real Estate

Want to buy a home in Ardmore? Get up to the minute list of houses for sale

Dreaming of buying an #ArdmoreBunglow or #ArdmoreCottage with #OldHouseCharm in arguably the most desirable #location in #WinstonSalem? Get our up to the minute list of all houses for sale in Ardmore, Winston Salem, NC.  This is the most-accurate and most-up to date list available anywhere. Your information is only used to follow up and send the… Continue reading Want to buy a home in Ardmore? Get up to the minute list of houses for sale

Buying Real Estate

Looking for the best mortgage: shop, compare, negotiate

Download this really helpful brochure - Looking for the best mortgage: shop, compare, negotiate. Shopping around for a home loan or mortgage will help you to get the best financing deal. A mortgage - whether it’s a home purchase, a refinancing, or a home equity loan - is a product, just like a car, so… Continue reading Looking for the best mortgage: shop, compare, negotiate

Buying Real Estate

DO get Pre-Approved for a home loan, not just pre-qualified

What’s The Difference Between Pre-Qualification and Pre-Approval for home mortgage loans? When you are shopping for a new home, you will need either a pre-qualification or pre-approval letter to submit an offer to purchase. Either letter assures the seller of your seriousness and ability to obtain a mortgage for the purchase. Usually, you can get… Continue reading DO get Pre-Approved for a home loan, not just pre-qualified