What Expenses do Homeowners Pay When They Sell?

What Expenses Do Homeowners Pay When They Sell?

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In North Carolina, it is common knowledge that homeowners pay the commission for the real estate agents that list their home and bring a buyer. In Southeastern NC, that is typically 6% of the sale price split between the two agents (actually, the split starts at the brokerage and there are fees subtracted before it gets to the agent, but …

Should the Seller Personally Complete Negotiated Home Repairs

Should the Seller Personally Complete Negotiated Home Repairs?

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After a home inspection is completed, the buyers have the option of submitting a repair request. The sellers are not required to fix anything; however, the buyer has the option of backing out at any time prior to closing. So, it’s usually in the seller’s best interests to negotiate and come to a compromise on repairs. It’s common for sellers …

How to Prepare Your Home for a COVID-Safe Showing

How to Prepare Your Home for a COVID-Safe Showing

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As real estate brokers in Wilmington, NC, we have assisted a variety of homeowners sell their properties throughout the pandemic, including those who are high-risk or have family members who fall in that category. We understand the stress of uncertainty and the risk posed by strangers entering a home. We also know that job transfers still happen, family members want …

Selling Your Home During a Pandemic - Melanie Cameron

Selling Your Home During a Pandemic

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 Listing Specialist Melanie Cameron shares her recommendations for successfully selling your home during a pandemic. These are things she and her team have done since the onset of COVID-19 in the United States. These actions have helped her remain busy selling throughout this difficult time. If you have any questions about selling your home or the activity in your …

Soulful Interiors - Denise Langan - Scandinavian Style

Create an Experience and Atmosphere for Your Home Showings

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Selling a property is not just about all the hardware, fancy appliances, or a state-of-the-art marble walk-in shower. It’s to build a vivid picture of the lives potential home buyers can live when they purchase the property. We need to top-up our selling game by creating an atmosphere and an experience for the buyers. The moment they enter the door, …

Home with Curb Appeal

Curb Appeal Improvement Tips to Consider Before Listing

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Curb appeal has long been hailed by REALTORS® as key to attracting buyers, and thus a major Return on Investment for sellers. It is what obviously, and strikingly, makes your home’s first impression. Welcoming and reasonably low maintenance, good curb appeal expresses the “personality” of the house to invite instant connection from potential buyers. It is coherent, color-coordinated, and easy …

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Social Media Etiquette for Home Sellers

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Social media is an important part of your home’s marketing plan. Out of all the most common sources, it produces some of the highest quality real estate leads i.e. potential buyers for your home. A survey in 2018 revealed that 50% of all buyers found their home online (this number is even higher in the youngest generation currently entering the …