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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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Negotiating Repair Requests | Home Buyer and Seller Tips

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Realtor Melanie Cameron explains how to approach a home inspection report in order to successfully negotiate a repair request for the home you are buying or selling. In North Carolina, this usually happens during the Due Diligence Period, shortly after the offer is made and all inspections are completed. Get more great tips in our 60-page Buyer & Seller Guides. …

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 …

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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. …

Why the Final Walk Through is Important – One Reason You May Not Have Considered

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I was reading through some real estate blog posts today to see what’s going on in the lives of other Realtors and came across a post that reminded me why the final walk through when you purchase a home is so important. Closing week is often hectic for Wilmington home buyers. There are movers to organize, utilities and services to …

What is the Difference Between a Building Inspection and a Home Inspection?

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If you’re buying a home, you may have heard of Building Inspections and Home Inspections. It’s important to know the difference, because some people mistakenly believe that one can take the place of the other. Both Building Inspectors and Home Inspectors do important work involved with the condition of a home, but each have a different job and purpose. Matter-of-fact, …