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Buying Real Estate

DON’T Call Number On Sign: Why You Want A Buyer Agent

"Oh look honey, another postcard pointing out we missed another home for sale." "Why do Realtors send these if it's already sold?" *Let us answer this for you!:* There are two sides to every real estate transaction. The seller's agent - who puts their sign up on the lawn. And the buyer's agent side. This… Continue reading DON’T Call Number On Sign: Why You Want A Buyer Agent

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Buying Real Estate

Is a Home Warranty Worth the Money?

In recent years, home warranties have grown very popular with homebuyers and homeowners who are looking to protect themselves from paying for expensive home and appliance repairs down the line. But are they worth the money? The answer is: maybe. Ultimately, it depends on the company issuing the warranty and the homeowner’s needs. Home warranties are… Continue reading Is a Home Warranty Worth the Money?

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