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What You Need to Know About Renovation Loans | Home Buyer Tips

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Realtor Melanie Cameron, Team Leader of The Cameron Team at Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage, speaks with Mark Vernon of Guaranteed Rate about renovation loans. Home buyers and homeowners can benefit from these loans that allow for home repairs and renovations to be made. Watch the video to learn more. ***Important Info: If your home was in a federally declared …

You Want a Local Lender When a Natural Disaster Strikes

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In 2014, I wrote a blog called “6 Reasons Why You Should Use a Local Lender“, and we at The Cameron Team continue to stand by that business belief. Not every non-local lender is difficult or harmful to your transaction, but we continuously have better experiences overall with local lenders. To build on what was said in that original blog …

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After Hurricane Florence: “Why Didn’t They Have Flood Insurance?”

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“Why didn’t they have flood insurance?” We’ve heard this question a lot since Hurricane Florence hit and caused flooding in many homes across New Hanover, Brunswick, and Pender Counties. It seems like simple question with a simple answer when you’re standing on the outside looking in. We live in a coastal area, why wouldn’t flood insurance be automatically included in …

Save 10 percent on PODS with Coldwell Banker

Coldwell Banker Customers Save on PODS Storage and Moving

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Need to store some items or planning your big move? All Coldwell Banker customers can save 10% off their first month through December 31, 2018. PODS will drop off and pick up the container, and will store it until you need it. Their storage buildings are secure and you don’t need to worry about packing, unpacking, and packing again, because …

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Avoid Craigslist Rental Scams: The Signs and Steps to Take

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Craigslist is one of the many outlets for locating homes for rent. It’s also a major source for rental scams. The demand for homes for rent in Wilmington has skyrocketed. If you are looking at rentals on Craigslist, make sure you protect yourself from scammers. The Process of Rental Scams Craigslist rental scammers copy and paste information and/or pictures from …

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After Hurricane Florence: Homes for Rent

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Many homeowners have been displaced by Hurricane Florence and are in need of new or temporary housing. One of the downsides of the Wilmington area is that we don’t have a great centralized tool for finding rentals. Some are listed in our Multiple Listing Service, but many are handled privately or are listed on one of the many property management …

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After Hurricane Florence: Inspection Updates for New Hanover, Pender, and Brunswick County

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This information was provided by Wilmington-Cape Fear Home Builders Association, a non-profit organization. They have been a great resource after Hurricane Florence. If you have ties to real estate and are not a member, consider joining. Their efforts help to promote quality, affordable housing and commercial development. Hurricane Florence Update – Bulletin #7 Here is a general Inspection Department update …

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Wilmington, NC – Recommended Service Providers for Hurricane Repairs

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Here at Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage, we have a network of agents that serves as an excellent resource for referrals for service providers and craftsman. Hurricane Florence has left many people in need of specialists that can help with fence repair, roof repairs, tree removal, and general repairs. Below is a list of people who have been recommended within …

Resources for Recovery After a Natural Disaster Like Hurricane Florence

Resources for Recovery After a Natural Disaster Like Hurricane Florence

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We understand that natural disasters leave those affected with feelings of uncertainty, emotional and financial stress, and recent Hurricane Florence is no exception. However, there are federal, state, and local resources available to alleviate the pressure as you work to recover. Some of these resources are specific to survivors of Hurricane Florence but have umbrella agencies and programs that may …