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8 Tips for Buying a New Construction Home

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Are you exploring the process of purchasing a new construction? There’s something wholly satisfying about planning your home from bottom to top (foundation to roof?). We’ve helped many buyers go through the exciting journey of choosing homesites, floor plans, and finishes; completing walkthroughs and punch lists; and eventually arriving at the closing table. So, we’ve compiled 8 tips for purchasing …

Home Features to Help You Age in Place

Home Features to Help You Age in Place

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If you’re purchasing a “forever home”, you’re planning to stay there well into your golden years. Make sure you choose home features that help you age in place. This doesn’t mean you have to spend the rest of your active adult life feeling like you’re living in a retirement home. It just means there are certain features that will prove …

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What You Need to Know About Renovation Loans | Home Buyer Tips

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Realtor Melanie Cameron, Team Leader of The Cameron Team at Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage, speaks with Mark Vernon of Guaranteed Rate about renovation loans. Home buyers and homeowners can benefit from these loans that allow for home repairs and renovations to be made. Watch the video to learn more. ***Important Info: If your home was in a federally declared …

You Want a Local Lender When a Natural Disaster Strikes

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In 2014, I wrote a blog called “6 Reasons Why You Should Use a Local Lender“, and we at The Cameron Team continue to stand by that business belief. Not every non-local lender is difficult or harmful to your transaction, but we continuously have better experiences overall with local lenders. To build on what was said in that original blog …

Save 10 percent on PODS with Coldwell Banker

Coldwell Banker Customers Save on PODS Storage and Moving

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Need to store some items or planning your big move? All Coldwell Banker customers can save 10% off their first month through December 31, 2018. PODS will drop off and pick up the container, and will store it until you need it. Their storage buildings are secure and you don’t need to worry about packing, unpacking, and packing again, because …

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Know What You Are Buying: Don’t Exclude These Important Tasks from Your Home Purchase

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When you pick up a box of food at the grocery store, do you read the ingredients? With health being a common concern, most people do. When you purchase a new gadget, do you check the packaging to see what’s included and to verify it hasn’t been tampered with? Likely. It’s not fun when you get home and realize you’re …

Stressed Couple - Why Was My Offer to Purchase a Home Rejected?

Why Was My Offer to Purchase a House Rejected?

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You’ve spent weeks browsing listings, rode in a car for hours viewing the potentials, and placed an offer on “the one”…but it was rejected. How could this be? You certainly thought it through – or did you? Here are 10 possible reasons why your offer to purchase a house was rejected. 1. Your Offer Was Too Low This is the …