Buying a home is one of the largest investments some people may make in their lifetime, so making sure you form a budget that lets you invest the right amount of money is a very important part of the process! Finding a home you can comfortably afford, by preparing a budget, will allow you room in your savings to have other investments without stretching your wallet too thin on your mortgage alone. Making the distinction in what you SHOULD borrow vs. what you COULD borrow is a great tool that will help you... read more
If you've been renting because you think you can't afford a home, think again! We've got great news for you... being a first time home owner is a goal that you can easily achieve and we'd like to help!
When it comes to the decision of renting vs. buying there are a lot of myths out there that quickly discourage potential buyers, forcing them into another lease, another month to month obligation and another payment towards someone else's expenses, which leaves us asking, "Why spend your income paying off ... read more
If you're a first time home buyer you're going to be hearing a lot of terms that are probably unfamiliar to you throughout the buying process, and that's okay! You can go into your home buying experience like a pro once you've seen our Real Estate Glossary! While you may have heard these terms before, actually understanding what they mean can help you be sure that you're completely comprehending every step of the home buying process! We want the purchase of your first home to be a learning experience... read more
If you've been searching for the perfect lot to build your custom dream home, look no further than The Landing at Snows Cut! Not only is this waterfront community (near Carolina Beach) a naturally gorgeous representation of the coast, but the lot we've just listed is located on the appropriately named Saltspray Lane! What a great name for coastal street? If that doesn't immediately get you thinking of the beach, then maybe the community water access & dock will do the trick!
Listed at just $60,000 ... read more
While securing a mortgage can be slightly overwhelming, there are a few things you can avoid doing to make the lending process go quickly and smoothly! While we all know the loan process requires time, a lot of paperwork, organization and open, reliable communication on both sides, it's also a very exciting time, whether it's your first home or just another home on your journey! To ensure the best application process, let's talk about things you should AVOID during the approval period!... read more