How to Choose and Hire a Wilmington General Contractor

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Are you thinking about upgrading or renovating your Wilmington area home? You probably want to hire a general contractor, especially if the project is large enough to require permits. If you’ve never hired a contractor before, we’ve put together some basic tips to help you decrease your risks and the impact on your bank account. So, let’s get started! Outline …

Featured Community: Woodlake at Lords Creek, Wilmington

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Woodlake at Lords Creek is one of Stevens Fine Homes’ newest communities. It celebrated its grand opening in October 2012 and boasts a wonderful collection of amenities, including a 7 acre lake, club house, swimming pool, and conservation areas. It stands in a convenient location off Carolina Beach Road near Veterans Park and the shopping area of Monkey Junction, as-well-as …

What Do North Carolina Home Sellers Need to Disclose?

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Wilmington Realtors® are often asked what’s required to be disclosed at the sale of a home. This is different from state-to-state, even city-to-city, because each has their own real estate commission that decides what is or isn’t important. A Realtor or real estate attorney can tell you what’s required where you live or are looking to buy. In North Carolina, …

The Cameron Team’s Favorite Tips for Organizing Your Kitchen

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In our last installment of our organization series, we focused on the bathroom. Today, we tackle the kitchen, where even a small change can make organization a little easier. So, here are some of our favorite kitchen organization tips. 1. Chalkboard Paint Buy a can of chalkboard paint. It has lots of potential! Use it on an accent wall, a …

Why You Shouldn’t Look at Wilmington Area Homes Outside of Your Price Range

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The first step in buying a Wilmington area home should always be creating a budget. If you’re buying with a loan, that means getting pre-approved. If you’re paying cash, that means determining how much money you can afford to spend. Both options include taking into consideration lifestyle and future events that may affect your finances. Once you have done this, …

Should I Use the On-site Agent When Buying Wilmington New Construction?

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If you’re considering buying a new construction home in the Wilmington area, you may be aware that each community has its own on-site licensed real estate agent that is familiar with the lots, home plans, builder(s), and construction process in that particular neighborhood. They work right along with the builder to make sure contracts are executed on time and all …

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Buying a Wilmington For Sale by Owner

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If you’re considering making an offer on a Wilmington For Sale by Owner (FSBO), you should first understand why a homeowner would want to handle the sale of their own home. Basically, they want to save money, and they feel they can do that by not paying the average 6% commission rate (split between the seller’s and buyer’s agent) that …