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Will Experian Boost Help You Become a Home Buyer?

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Do you find yourself falling just below your target FICO® Credit Score? Is your credit history not as robust as lenders would like? Experian Boost may be the solution. What is a FICO® Credit Score? To understand why Experian Boost may help, you must first understand what a FICO® Credit Score is. The Fair Isaac Corporation or FICO® is the …

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HGTV Announces New Series for Newly-Single Homeowners

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Valentine’s Day is tomorrow, but we’ve got an announcement that may appeal to those of you who are getting over a long-term relationship. HGTV, best known for its series House Hunters and Fixer Upper (both of which often feature happy couples looking to buy), is launching a new series of a different mold. Unspouse My House will be hosted by …

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How to Find Info on Wilmington Area Road Improvement Projects

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If you saw Melanie’s recent video, Upcoming Road Construction Projects in Wilmington NC, you know a lot of work is slated for the next 5-10 years. Wilmington and the surrounding areas are growing quickly, and the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) is working to alleviate traffic and prevent accidents by improving intersections and building new roads. Two of the …

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Renting Vs. Buying a Home | Is it Better to Rent or Buy?

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 REALTOR® Melanie Cameron talks about some of the important benefits of buying and owning a home versus renting. If you’re thinking about buying but aren’t sure now is the best time for you to do so, watch this video. It will help you make an educated decision. Also, don’t forget to comment, share, and like this video on Facebook …

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NC Homeowners Alliance | The Voice of Homeowners

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 REALTOR® Melanie Cameron talks about the North Carolina Homeowners Alliance, the voice for homeowners at the North Carolina General Assembly, and what they’re trying to do to stop the insurance rate increase and the elimination of the mortgage interest rate deduction. Also, don’t forget to comment, share, and like this video on Facebook and YouTube to be entered into …

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February 1st, 2019 is an Important Date for Home Buyers

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The national Unemployment Report for the previous month is released the first Friday of each month. The report for January 2019 falls on February 1st, 2019. But what makes this unemployment report significant? It’s results could potentially initiate a series of events that lead to a rise in interest rates. As businesses grow, they create jobs that give people more …

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Upcoming Road Construction Projects in Wilmington NC

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 Realtor Melanie Cameron speaks a little bit about what road construction projects are coming up and which intersections will be affected. Are you prepared? Do you know which roads are being worked on and if they’ll affect your neighborhood or target buying area? Take a look and let Melanie know what you think! Also, don’t forget to comment, share, …

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2019: Home Improvement Projects with the Highest Return on Investment (ROI)

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Remodeling Magazine has once again released their “Cost Vs. Value Report” highlighting the home improvement projects that deliver the highest return on investment (ROI). The data was collected from real estate professionals via an online survey conducted by Hanley Wood and calculated by RemodelMax’s popular estimating software, Clear Estimates. The results are based on generic projects and doesn’t take into …