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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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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 …

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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. …

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Making an Offer on a Home in a Seller’s Market | Home Buyer Tips

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Realtor Melanie Cameron gives 4 tips for making a strong offer on a home in a seller’s market. With inventory low nationwide, chances are good that you live in a seller’s market. Heed this advice and improve the likelihood of your offer being accepted. Get more great tips in our 60-page Buyer Guide. Don’t forget to comment, share, and like …

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What You Need to Know About the Mortgage Process

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There are many steps to buying a home and the first is getting preapproved for a mortgage, but what exactly does that entail? The infographic below explains what mortgage professionals most often require from those seeking a home loan and what buyers can expect to do to secure a mortgage. Now, it’s important to note that the infographic states that …

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Meet Melanie Cameron of The Cameron Team

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Meet Melanie Cameron, professional real estate agent and team leader of The Cameron Team at Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage in Wilmington, North Carolina. Melanie has been a full-time REALTOR® since 1994, specializing in the marketing and selling of residential homes in Greater Wilmington, including all areas from the Brunswick County Beaches up to Sneads Ferry. She is a Coldwell …

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Multiple-Offer Situation? Don’t Be THAT Home Buyer

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Low inventory at the peak of the buying season is creating multiple-offer situations throughout the Wilmington real estate market. We realize that this can make the whole experience extremely stressful and frustrating for buyers, especially when they’ve already lost out on one (or more) offers. Sometimes this leads to buyers trying extreme tactics. We’ve seen some doozies, and there is …