What’s in a Mortgage Payment? Hint: It’s Not Just Your Loan

What’s in a Mortgage Payment? Hint: It’s Not Just Your Loan

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If you are a first-time home buyer, you may not know that your mortgage payment consists of more than just the loan you’re approved for. This is especially important to understand, because these additional “pieces” raise the amount of money you’ll be paying out-of-pocket every month. Depending on the size of the home you are buying, this could be more …

How to confirm whether a neighborhood is really “up and coming” or not

How to Confirm Whether a Wilmington Neighborhood is Really “Up and Coming” or Not

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When buying a home, the location is just as important as the property itself. Neighborhoods aren’t objectively good or bad, but finding the perfect neighborhood for you is all about your own needs and preferences. You want to live somewhere close to the amenities that are valuable to you. Some people prioritize living near parks […]

Is it Always a Good Idea to Make a 20% Down Payment for a New Wilmington Home?

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Buying a home is likely the biggest financial transaction of your lifetime. It takes most people years to prepare to buy their first home, and saving for the down payment is often the most difficult step. A conventional down payment is 20 percent of the value of the home. There are benefits to making a […]

What You Can Expect from the Wilmington Residential Real Estate Market in 2021

What You Can Expect from the Wilmington Residential Real Estate Market in 2021

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 Realtors Melanie Cameron, Rachel Belch, Ashley Pierce, and Tammy Suggs share what they believe home buyers and sellers can expect from the Wilmington, NC, residential real estate market in 2021. Have questions about buying or selling real estate? Please reach out to The Cameron Team at (910) 202-2546.

How to Pick the Right Wilmington Real Estate Agent

How to Pick the Right Wilmington Real Estate Agent

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Once you’ve decided to buy or sell a home, the next step is to hire a real estate agent. The right realtor will make the process as easy and low-stress as possible, so it’s important to choose someone trustworthy, knowledgeable, and experienced. With so many available real estate agents, though, it can be hard to […]

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Stop Spending Money on Things You Don’t Need & Save for Your Home Purchase

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You may be able to completely finance your purchase without the required down payment, but you will have out-of-pocket expenses when you buy a home. Excluding a down payment, which is typically 3%-20% of the purchase price, you will need to pay any contractors that refuse to be paid at closing, a moving company (or truck rental) to haul your …

Thinking about Building a New Home in Wilmington? Your Agent Is Critical.

Thinking about Building a New Home in Wilmington? Your Agent Is Critical.

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Back in 2013, we wrote a blog post titled “Should I Use the On-site Agent When Buying Wilmington New Construction?” In it, we laid out all the reasons why you should use an agent when buying new construction. That was 8 years ago and it matters even more now than it did then. Right now, there is a nationwide inventory …