What is the Difference Between a Due Diligence Fee and Earnest Money Deposit

What is the Difference Between Due Diligence Fee & Earnest Money Deposit | Home Buyer Tips

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Realtor Melanie Cameron explains the differences between the Due Diligence Fee and Earnest Money Deposit, including which one is refundable and when. These are both common in North Carolina real estate transactions, as well as other states in the U.S. Get more great tips in our 60-page Buyer Guide. Don’t forget to comment, share, and like this video on Facebook …

What is Title Insurance and Do I Have to Have It

What is Title Insurance and Do I Have to Have It? | Home Buyer Tips

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Realtor Melanie Cameron explains what title insurance is, why you should have it, and the times you are required to purchase it. She gives examples of when title insurance could be helpful. Important info for home buyers to know. Get more great tips in our 60-page Buyer Guide. Don’t forget to comment, share, and like this video on Facebook and …

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Working with Real Estate Agents

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Realtor Melanie Cameron explains what to expect when working with real estate agents in North Carolina. When you start working with an agent, expect to receive a copy of the Working with Real Estate Agents disclosure. This form will give a written explanation of the role of the real estate agent as a representative of the buyer and/or seller.  Melanie …

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The Upfront Costs of Buying a Home: Don’t Be Caught Off Guard!

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When you think about the money you need to buy a home, what comes to mind first? Probably the mortgage and down payment, right? While both are crucial for buying a home, there are other costs that buyers will need to pay before signing on the dotted line. If you’re planning to buy a home, don’t be caught off guard. …

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9 Factors to Consider When Choosing a Community

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When you buy a home, counters, flooring, paint, and the like can be changed. What can’t be changed is location. So, you want to choose a good community for your needs. Below are 9 factors to consider when choosing a community to buy a home in. Affordability Each buyer has their own budget: the maximum purchase price, closing costs, upfront …

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Use Your Amazon Echo to Find Wilmington Homes for Sale

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Do you have an Amazon Echo? You can now use it to find homes for sale in the Wilmington area (Wrightsville Beach, Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, Leland, Hampstead, Surf City, and beyond). First, install our Alexa Skill. Once enabled, you can say: “Alexa, tell Agent NEO to find a house in Wilmington, North Carolina, with 4 bedrooms” “Alexa, tell Agent …