Information-packed Real Estate
"Matters of Survey"
There is a school
of thought that it is not necessary to obtain a current survey when
purchasing real estate—that title insurance and affidavits from
sellers sufficiently protect the purchasers’ interests or that the
purchaser can simply rely upon a previous survey. However, real
estate agents should be aware that purchasers face potential
problems typically referred to as “mattes of survey” when a current
field survey of property is not performed.
Read more about home surveys.
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Buyer Closing Costs In North Carolina
It is important that buyers who are purchasing real estate have a
basic understanding of what closing costs they will be responsible
for when purchasing real estate. In this definitive article, you will find
a list of
typical NC real estate buyer closing costs.
Gardening in Oriental and Pamlico County in
How does your garden grow? Things are
perking up here in Eastern North Carolina. Our tomatoes have little
ones hanging on the sturdy stems; the peppers and squash are
flowering. We are still picking broccoli, romaine, herbs, and Swiss
chard. The early crops are winding down and the hot weather plants
are really taking off. Click
here for more Oriental home gardening info, plus Elizabeth's
recipe for your home grown broccoli!
Vacation Homes Are Becoming A Reality
Whether it’s a lakefront cottage or a log cabin in the woods, a
vacation home often seems to be a dream that only the wealthy can
afford. But these days, you don’t have to be a millionaire to own
Read more about how to make a vacation home a reality.
Understanding Real Estate Terminology
Purchasing a home can be a complicated
and confusing process, especially for first-time buyers. Throughout
the process, first-time home buyers will encounter a variety of
unfamiliar real state terms. There are several key terms associates
with purchasing real estate that are helpful to learn.
Click here for the whole article.
Fixed Rate Loans
vs. ARM Mortgage Loans
Along with other decisions you will find yourself making while
shopping for a mortgage, you will be deciding whether to take a
fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) or an adjustable rate mortgage (ARM).
of home loan is best? Click for the rest of the story...
The Smart Way to Look at Home Improvements
improvements really pay off when the time comes to sell your house? That’s
an important question for any homeowner contemplating moving or
remodeling. And the only possible answer is a somewhat complicated one.
Sell your home for the best price. Click for more info....