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Christmas in Wilmington: Last Minute Shopping Options

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 Melanie Cameron shares some of the best last minute Christmas shopping options in Wilmington, NC. Pick up a present for a surprise house guest, find something perfect for that person who is hard to shop for, get a lovely hostess gift for Christmas dinner, or pick up something for yourself now that everyone else is taking care of. There’s …

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The Math to Determine if a Property is a Good Investment

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No two real estate markets are exactly the same: economic growth, buyer demand, and the overall design of the market’s physical landscape influence how properties are sold and rented. An investor must have a personal understanding of the market (or know someone who does) in order to choose a profitable property. However, when sorting through the multiple homes listed for …

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Does it Snow in Wilmington NC?

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Short answer…YES! When I moved down to Wilmington, NC, from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, where there is 8 months of snow, my REALTOR® told me it never snows here. To my surprise, it snowed that winter…and the winter after…and the winter after…and by the 4th winter, I was pretty sure I’d been tricked. Luckily, the next year came, and …

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“Should I Co-Sign a Mortgage?”

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If you have good credit and a low debt-to-income ratio, co-signing on a mortgage is a common tactic for helping a child, sibling, or other family member purchase a home when they normally wouldn’t be able to. However, there are some things to keep in mind when deciding if co-signing is a good option for you. After all, you will …

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8 Important Documents Home Buyers Should Keep

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When you buy a home, it may feel like you’ve killed a small forest in the process because of all the paperwork you must read and sign. If you’re trying to organize your important papers and keep clutter to a minimum, recycling unneeded paperwork is a good first step; however, there are some documents from your home purchase that you …

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What’s More Important – A Home’s Square-Footage or Layout?

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When you start the home buying process, you should have an idea of the size of home that you need. This will not only affect how much money you’ll spend but can also determine the location and condition of homes to choose from. This is usually referred to as heated square-feet, but size can mean different things to different people, …

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Salters Haven at Lea Marina in Hampstead NC | Waterfront Community

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 REALTOR® Melanie Cameron has information on the new marina community in development in Hampstead, NC – Salters Haven at Lea Marina. This community will be very similar to Wilmington’s Helms Port and will feature a 75-slip marina. Watch the video to see what else you can expect from this new waterfront community. Members of the Founders Program will receive …

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Find Your Dream Office Within the Dustiness of Your Garage

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Working from home is quickly becoming the norm for millions of people in the United States. In fact, the US Census reports that over 5 percent of the working population is currently operating from home. Despite the benefits of working from home, many freelancers and contracted employees are realizing that their kitchen or bedroom can’t cut it as a full-time …