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February 1st, 2019 is an Important Date for Home Buyers

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The national Unemployment Report for the previous month is released the first Friday of each month. The report for January 2019 falls on February 1st, 2019. But what makes this unemployment report significant? It’s results could potentially initiate a series of events that lead to a rise in interest rates. As businesses grow, they create jobs that give people more …

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Is the Government Shutdown Affecting Real Estate Sales?

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 Realtor Melanie Cameron talks about how the government shutdown is affecting real estate sales and if home buyers and sellers should be concerned. Topics include FEMA flood policies, FHA home loans, VA home loans, and USDA home loans. If you have any questions about this or buying and selling real estate in the Greater Wilmington area, please don’t hesitate …

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Chris Hutchens with Guaranteed Rate – Wilmington NC Lender

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Realtor Melanie Cameron of The Cameron Team speaks with Chris Hutchens, Branch Manager and V.P. of Mortgage Lending at Guaranteed Rate, about the services he and his mortgage lenders provide. If you’re thinking about buying a home in the Wilmington area and need to finance the purchase, consider giving Chris a call at (910) 344-0304. He’s happy to answer your …

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6 Simple Tasks to Help You Buy a Home in 2019

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The new year is coming, which means many people are thinking about everything they hope to accomplish during the next 12 months. If buying a home is a goal for you, there are a few things that can help improve your purchasing power in 2019. These are simple changes and additions to your existing routines (beyond the traditional saving money …

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2019 FHA Loan Limit Increase | Home Buyer Tips

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 Realtor Melanie Cameron of The Cameron Team at Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage in Wilmington, NC, shares the recent announcement from the Federal Housing Administration on loan limits in 2019. Great news! They’re increasing. Watch the video to learn more. Get more great tips in our 60-page Buyer Guide. Also, shout out to Joey Milam at Alpha Mortgage for …

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What You Need to Know About Renovation Loans | Home Buyer Tips

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Realtor Melanie Cameron, Team Leader of The Cameron Team at Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage, speaks with Mark Vernon of Guaranteed Rate about renovation loans. Home buyers and homeowners can benefit from these loans that allow for home repairs and renovations to be made. Watch the video to learn more. ***Important Info: If your home was in a federally declared …

You Want a Local Lender When a Natural Disaster Strikes

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In 2014, I wrote a blog called “6 Reasons Why You Should Use a Local Lender“, and we at The Cameron Team continue to stand by that business belief. Not every non-local lender is difficult or harmful to your transaction, but we continuously have better experiences overall with local lenders. To build on what was said in that original blog …

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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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USDA Maps Changing on June 4th | Home Buyer Tips

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Realtor Melanie Cameron explains why home buyers should be aware of the USDA Maps changing on June 4th and what they can do to still secure USDA financing for a property that will no longer be eligible. Don’t miss out on your chance for 100% financing! To check a home’s projected eligibility after the maps change on June 4th, 2018, …