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Should You Buy a Home During the Christmas Season?

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As the end of the year approaches, buyers begin to wonder if they should put their home search on the back burner or continue viewing homes through the Christmas season. While the peak selling months for real estate are in the spring and summer, this is historically the off season for the real estate industry. Still, there’s something to the …

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What are the Home Features Buyers Most Want?

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One of the keys to maximizing your return when selling a home is having some of the home features that buyers most want. But how do you know which to choose and which investments will pay off? There are a lot of finishes and appliances to choose from, and the ones you see a lot of aren’t necessarily the most …

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What to Know When the Home You Want to Purchase is in a Flood Zone

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So, you’ve found “the one”. Congrats! Oh, but you’ve also found out that it’s in a flood zone? First off, let’s put this into perspective. Everyone is in a flood zone. Some are just at a higher risk than others. Southeastern North Carolina is a coastal region. There are a lot of homes in areas that will at some point …

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What is a Real Estate Agent?

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Real estate agents are present in real estate markets throughout the United States but not everyone fully understands what we do. Many assume that we work like car salesman…but with homes. Not quite. Real estate agents are individuals licensed to arrange real estate transactions and represent sellers and buyers in negotiations. They can show homes, fill in real estate contracts …