K.M. Minemier & Associates is a certified Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) engaged in full service real estate asset management and marketing.

HUD Articles

Should you be a home in Autumn?

November 18, 2017

 There’s a reason people love the fall. After months of oppressive summer heat and humidity, autumn is the welcome relief: cool, crisp air and those colorful oft-changing landscapes. Anything pumpkin-flavored is a bonus too.Pro: Sellers are seriousAs in, serious about selling their homes this time of year. Even though there typically is less inventory, the people ...

Read The Full Article


SO YOU WANT TO LIST YOUR HOME! HUMOR ONLY!

November 17, 2017

So you have decided you want to list your home for sale.  Better Than Great Job!!  Now What?  This is supposed to be humorous, no fair taking offense fellow agents.First, research and make sure you are getting an agent who has actually listed and successfully sold homes that were not relatives or friends.  Second, ...

Read The Full Article


5 Crucial Holiday Safety Tips You're Probably Overlooking

November 17, 2017

This time of year, I feel compelled to remind everyone about these 5 Crucial Holiday Safety Tips You’re Probably Overlooking By Hometalk With the Christmas decorations all set up and the excitement of the holidays in the air, it’s easy to forget about safety precautions and careful behavior — but knowing how to stay safe is just ...

Read The Full Article


HOW TO AVOID RENTAL SCAMS

November 17, 2017

Rental scams are on the rise and you need to be aware of some of the tactics used for these scammers. When there is a shortage of rental inventory the ground is ripe for scams, since people become desperate to find an acceptable rental. Here are a few tips can help in identifying rental scams. Really? The old ...

Read The Full Article


Why You Should Sell Your Home During the Holidays

November 17, 2017

...

Read The Full Article


Foreclosures Get a Bad Rap

November 17, 2017

                                                  As if there’s something foreboding waiting to descend on the next homeowner. But that’s not the case; they’re just the product of a difficult financial situation. Some homes are modern, ...

Read The Full Article


Prepping a Home for Sale: 10 Simple Staging Tips

November 17, 2017

Prepping a Home for Sale: 10 Simple Staging Tips What is home staging? When should you stage your home? Home staging is not decorating. It is the opposite of decorating because you are depersonalizing your home for sale so that it appeals to the most buyers.Stage your home before your realtor takes images for the online listing. There ...

Read The Full Article


I Don't Do Foreclosures

November 17, 2017

I Don’t Do Foreclosures Ever been told this by a Realtor? Ever wonder why exactly they feel this way? These 4 words can leave a person very confused about the ins and outs of buying a foreclosure. More times than not, the Realtor just doesn’t understand the process. So what is one to do? The easy way ...

Read The Full Article


HUD - HOMES WITHIN YOUR REACH

November 17, 2017

   ...

Read The Full Article


Selling A Home With Your Pets

November 17, 2017

Selling A Home With Your PetsThere’s no doubt pets play an important role in our homes. They wait for us to come home after a long day, protect our property, and are there to comfort us when things go wrong. They truly are part of the family. But if you’re trying to sell your home, your four-legged ...

Read The Full Article


Charlotte Housing Monthly Review – October 2017

November 16, 2017

KEY HIGHLIGHTS. Average Selling Prices for the Charlotte MSA* rose 2.9% year after year after stalling in August and rising in September.  However, the trend month to month continues to trend DOWN as prices fell sequentially again by 1.85% from September making it 3 STRAIGHT months of decelerating pricing trends.  Thus, as mentioned earlier affordability ...

Read The Full Article


Kitchen Updates That Don’t Require a Remodel

November 15, 2017

Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, November 14, 2017If your sellers are looking for ways to improve their kitchen before listing, or if your buyers want to make cost-effective updates to a dated kitchen in their newly purchased home, professional organizer Colleen Klimczak, owner of Peace of Mind Professional Organizing, has five tips.Install under-cabinet lighting. This simple project ...

Read The Full Article


Active 55+ Communities in Triangle/RDU area

November 14, 2017

Over the years active adult communities have evolved to accommodate the ever-changing needs and lifestyle of today’s Baby Boomers. The Triangle area of North Carolina (Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill) has become one of the most popular places to retire and relocate for the working Boomers. The relatively low taxes, moderate four-season climate, world class medical facilities, abundant recreational and educational ...

Read The Full Article


Don't Burn the House Down for Thanksgiving

November 14, 2017

...

Read The Full Article


Protecting Your Home This Holiday Season

November 14, 2017

 November 14, 2017 | Master Brokers | 828-726-9180There is a sharp spike in the number of burglaries that occur during November and December each year.  Below are a few tips to stay safe this holiday season. Do not advertise your travel plans on social media.  Even your “friends” are looking for your specific travel ...

Read The Full Article


Five Tips for Quickly Selling Your Home

November 14, 2017

 There are a lot of factors that will determine how quickly your house is sold, and it’s important to tackle the factors you can control. If you’re still living in your home while trying to sell it, these are a few simple ideas that can help speed up the home sale process. 1. De-clutter: Buyers ...

Read The Full Article


Winter is Coming!

November 14, 2017

WINTER IS COMING!!! 3 quick tips to help you prepare your home for winter! 1. Reverse fans, a lot of fans have a switch that will allow you to reverse the way they turn changing the force of air. Reversing the fan creates an updraft of cool air and forces hot air down to help keep the room ...

Read The Full Article


Marc 1 Realty Broker Spotlight

November 14, 2017

 Spotlight Welcome to Marc 1 Realty, where we strive to be your first choice in buying or selling Real Estate from the lakes to the mountains of North Carolina. We know that we have to earn this right, so that is why we offer a team of specialists who know how to make every client feel special down ...

Read The Full Article


Autumn Maintenance Tips

November 14, 2017

Use these must-do fall maintenance tips to keep your house in shape and help keep you warm this winter.Regularly clean gutters and downspouts. Make sure all drainage areas are unblocked by leaves and debris. Consider installing gutter guards to make the job a lot easier.Use a screwdriver to probe the wood trim around windows, doors, railings and ...

Read The Full Article


6 Things to Consider When Relocating

November 14, 2017

Is it time for a change of scenery? Sometimes that means a new home or maybe even a new city. This is a big step to make because you are virtually picking up your life and everything that you know to move to possibly an unfamiliar place. Here are six things you should consider when relocating to a new ...

Read The Full Article


HUD Home Network LLC

November 13, 2017

                                                           ...

Read The Full Article


Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

November 10, 2017

FallSeptember☐ Inspect, and possibly change out HVAC filters☐ Clean kitchen sink disposal☐ Clean range hood filters☐ Inspect your fire extinguisher(s)October☐ Inspect, and possibly change out HVAC filters☐ Clean kitchen sink disposal☐ Clean range hood filters☐ Inspect your fire extinguisher(s)November ☐ Inspect, and possibly change out HVAC filters☐ Clean kitchen sink disposal☐ Clean range hood filters☐ Inspect your fire extinguisher(s)Quarterly ...

Read The Full Article


Understanding HOA's & Buying a Home

November 09, 2017

Understanding HOAs and buying homesPosted on October 30, 2017 in Uncategorized Understanding an HOAHome Owners Associations (HOA) are the governing entity for most suburban communities. They are a both a good thing and can be…. Just a thing to the owner of a property.An association manages and maintains the common/shared areas of a community. They are also in ...

Read The Full Article


Do I Need A Home Inspection?

November 09, 2017

  Post By: Nancy Braun, ShowcaseRealty.com Protect your interestWhen you buy a Charlotte NC home, you buy its amazing features and great location. You also buy its flaws. Not all homes are perfect. Even some new construction homes have minor flaws.Your home is a big investment, and you want to make sure it is in good ...

Read The Full Article


4 Home Improvement Jobs You Should ALWAYS Hire Out

November 08, 2017

4 Home Improvement Jobs You Should ALWAYS Hire Outby Mindy Jensen | BiggerPockets.com I am a huge fan of doing it yourself. My husband and I have flipped numerous houses, but on a fairly small scale, one home at a time and doing almost all of the work ourselves. YouTube is a great source of information—there ...

Read The Full Article





top