How to Get Started Investing in Wilmington Real Estate with Minimal Costs

How to Get Started Investing in Wilmington Real Estate with Minimal Costs

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We consider any real estate purchase buyers make an “investment”, even if it is a primary home. Buying a house in Wilmington is not just fulfilling the basic necessity of shelter, it’s also an investment in your future wealth. However, if you are looking to expand beyond the essential needs of your primary home and grow a real estate portfolio …

If You Can’t Secure a Traditional Mortgage, Is It a Good Idea to Use a Private Lender?

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If you feel ready and excited to buy a home, being denied for a traditional mortgage can be incredibly frustrating. Conventional mortgages typically have income and credit score requirements that not everyone meets, and most lenders tend to be inflexible with these terms. After being denied for a conventional mortgage, you may consider working with […]

$21,000 Average Home Equity Increase in North Carolina

Homeowners See Significant Equity Gains in 2020 Per Corelogic

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Corelogic recently released its Homeowner Equity Insights report for the fourth quarter of 2020 and the results are astounding. Homeowners with mortgages saw an average 16.2% year-over-year increase in equity in 2020. That was close to a $1.5 trillion gain. If you aren’t sure what equity is in real estate, it’s the value of a property minus any charges against …

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 […]

Home Mortgage Rates by Decade (And How They Compare to Today)

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Interest rates may be rising, but compared to past decades – they’re awesome! Financially, right now is a great time to buy if you’re in the position to do so. If you aren’t sure, text or give us a call at (910) 233-2840 and we’ll put you in touch with a reputable lender who can give you a good idea …

What are Housing Experts Predicting for 2021?

What are Housing Experts Predicting for 2021?

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Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), and the National Association of REALTORS (NAR) are all major organizations in the real estate and finance industries that keep a close watch on changes and trends. Each year, they release their own predictions on how the markets will perform in the following months. While no one can say with 100% certainty …