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House Hunting: How to Know You’ve Found “The One”

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We’ve worked with a lot of Wilmington home buyers over the past 23 years (has it really been that long?). We’ve seen people instantly know that the home they’re looking at is “the one” and others who have gone back for 2nd, 3rd, and 4th showings before deciding to submit an offer. Some buyers have even openly succumbed to praying …

6 Terms for Buying Green in Wilmington

6 Key Terms for Buying Green in Wilmington

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It’s no secret that the way we live has a direct impact on the Earth. Many great improvements have been made to homes in the past 15 years to help reduce the owner’s carbon footprint and the destruction of important Earth assets. However, buyers don’t always know what features to look for when purchasing a home. So, we’ve put together …

Buy Where Starbucks Goes

Buy Where Starbucks Goes?

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Today, I read an interesting suggestion for choosing your new home’s community. If you want to purchase a home that will have the highest resale value possible, “go where Starbucks goes.” I find it amusing that I should read this now. I was recently at the Harris Teeter in Landfall where they’ve put in a new Starbucks. If you aren’t …

Buying Advice from Real Home Buyers

Buying Advice from Real Buyers

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This month, I invited a wonderful group of bloggers from MyBlogU to answer some questions about their home buying experiences. The result was some really good first-hand advice, not from us, the Realtors, but from the perspective of people who have already bought. Now, keep in mind that these bloggers hail from across the world, but I think you’ll notice …

5 Features Home Buyers May Kick Themselves for Not Considering

5 Features Home Buyers May Kick Themselves for Not Considering

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You’ve started your Wilmington home search and have created your list of NEEDS and WANTS. You’re feeling really confident that you’ve thought of everything. Well, I’m going to try and burst your bubble today (I’m feeling a little feisty), but for good reason. It’s very important when you make an investment as large as a home that it fits your …