3 Important Reasons to Get a Home Warranty When You Buy a Home

Homeowners insurance. Manufacturers warranties. Builders warranties. And now home warranties? How much coverage does one home need? Actually, each of the options above covers different elements of a home. And while it’s smart to be careful not to pay for duplicate coverages, home warranties can be a smart option for first-time home buyers or buyers […]

Conquer the “Big Three” before You Buy Your Next Home

Buying a home is one of the biggest and most important financial decisions you make. Therefore, it must be complicated, right? There are many steps to buying a home in North Carolina. And even experienced home buyers are bound to have questions along the way. So, how can you be confident that you’re making the […]

4 Reasons to Buy Your Dream Home This Winter

As many are dreaming of a white Christmas, you might be wondering if the housing market will see a deep freeze anytime soon. This couldn’t be further from the truth! While it’s true that fewer homes are listed over the holidays, the homes already on the market are maintaining their momentum. There are a lot […]

What is an HOA?: A Beginner’s Guide to Condo and Homeowner Associations

Many planned communities, certain neighborhoods, and condominium complexes are governed by homeowner associations (HOA) or condo owner associations (COA). HOA and COA governance is designed to maintain the integrity of the neighborhood or community. But depending on your lifestyle needs and real estate goals, they aren’t for everyone. If you’re considering purchasing a home in […]

4 Strategies to Maximize Your Chances of Winning a Real Estate Bidding War

It’s almost prime home buying season. If you’re looking to buy in an area with low inventory and high demand (which is pretty much any area in Western North Carolina right now), you’re likely to run into homes for sale that receive multiple offers. The best way to lose in a competitive offer situation is […]