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What is a HUD home?

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A HUD home is owned by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). HUD acquires these properties when a borrower with an FHA mortgage is no longer able to maintain payments on their loan. FHA mortgages are guaranteed by the Federal Housing Administration. The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) provides mortgage insurance on loans made by FHA-approved lenders …

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Featured Community: Echo Farms, Wilmington

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Echo Farms is a quaint community located in the southern part of Wilmington, NC, off Carolina Beach Road just minutes to Historic downtown Wilmington and a short drive to area beaches including Carolina, Kure, and Wrightsville Beach.  The Cape Fear River, area shopping, and dining are also conveniently located in close proximity to the neighborhood. Echo Farms is a great …

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Featured Community: Kings Grant, Wilmington

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If you’re looking for an established neighborhood with wooded lots, friendly neighbors, and a park, you might want to consider Kings Grant. This community is located at the northern side of town near Corning and Mayfaire, and just minutes from Wrightsville Beach, Wilmington Downtown, and UNCW. As a benefit, Kings Grant is located outside of Wilmington’s city limits affording it lower taxes. All …

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Accessory Dwelling Units: Are they right for you?

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Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) are another name for mother-in-law suites, guest cottages, carriage houses, and garage or basement apartments. They allow for assisted living or elderly care, or an income source for property owners. If done right, ADUs can be financially beneficial for property owners and cover part of the home’s mortgage. To make sure that installing an ADU is …