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What is the Due Diligence Period?

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The first stages of buying a home include getting pre-approved, hiring a REALTOR™, and finding the perfect home. But what happens after a buyer makes an offer that’s accepted? In North Carolina, acceptance is immediately followed by a stage of investigation called the Due Diligence Period. What is the Due Diligence Period in North Carolina? As soon as a buyer …

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Where Did It Flood in Wilmington, NC?

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Wilmington, NC, is a highly desirable area. The Cape Fear River is on one side, and the Atlantic Ocean is on the other. There are beautiful beaches for lounging and inlets for boat cruising. The temperatures are moderate (it may snow once a year, if that), and there are activities to do year-round. However, like other areas of the country, …

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Tips for Winning the Contract in Multiple-Offer Situations

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 Wilmington, NC, REALTOR® Melanie Cameron gives some tips for making your offer stand out in a multiple-offer situation. Our spring market is hot, and we are seeing a lot of competing offers. These tips are inspired by real-life scenarios that we are seeing first-hand. Have questions? Give Melanie a call at (910) 202-2546. Don’t forget to comment, share, and …

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How to Build a House: The Steps for Building a Custom or Semi-Custom Home

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Obviously, the title of this article is a bit inflated. It would take multiple books to explain all the steps of building a home, from developing a budget to installing a roof. If you’re planning on building your own home, you’re likely ready to jump head-first into all the technical details and already have some degree of experience with construction, …

Home Possible® Mortgage: Use Your Sweat Equity as a Down Payment

Home Possible® Mortgage: Use Your Sweat Equity as a Down Payment

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Are you a low to moderate-income home buyer struggling to save a down payment for a new home? You may be eligible to participate in a special loan program from Freddie Mac called Home Possible® Mortgage. For some time, this program has had one of the lowest down payment requirements on the market at just 3%, and it offers the …

Onslow County Utilities

Onslow County Utilities

If you’re moving to Onslow County, here are the phone numbers you need for setting up or transferring utilities. Other important services are also included. If you think we’ve missed anyone, let us know. Water/Sewer Pluris – 888-758-7471 Onslow Water and Sewer Authority (ONWASA) – 910-455-0722 City of Jacksonville – 910-938-5200 Garbage & Trash Pickup M&S Sanitation – 910-347-5388 Ray’s …

Brunswick County Utilities

Brunswick County Utilities

If you’re moving to Brunswick County, here are the phone numbers you need for setting up or transferring utilities. Other important services are also included. If you think we’ve missed anyone, let us know. Water/Sewer Town of Leland – 910-371-0148 Town of Oak Island – 910-278-5011 City of Southport – 910-457-7900 Brunswick County Water – 910-253-2655 H2Go Leland – 910-371-9943 …