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How are Charlotte HUD Homes Sold?

June 12, 2021

Post by: Nancy Braun, Showcase Realty HUD homes are sold based on fair market value, which attracts both owner-occupants and investors alike. These properties are perfect for buyers who wish to move or invest in Charlotte NC.  Through HUD, homebuyers have access to quality housing options but with affordable mortgages. Investors, on the other hand, can ...

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Top 3 Reasons Why Real Estate Agents Should Blog

June 07, 2021

If you don't have a real estate blog yet, you should start one NOW! Why? Let us share with you our Top 3 Reasons Why Real Estate Agents Should BlogReference Article: 7 reasons every real estate agent should have a blog 843-705-8474 (DIRECT) | 1-844-204-2373 (TOLL FREE)  info@scottrealtyprofessionals.com  www.ScottRealtyProfessionals.com ...

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What does the NCREC by "answer questions about multiple offers honestly?"

May 27, 2021

1What does the NCREC by "answer questions about multiple offers honestly?"In the previous screen, the NCREC information officer wrote, "A broker is not required to disclose a multiple offer situation but should answer any questions about whether or not there are multiple offers honestly. The broker should follow the direction of their seller in what ...

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What to Expect in a Seller’s Market with Low Inventory

May 25, 2021

by BJ JohnsonThe year 2020 was a crazy year with the start of a pandemic but also, fortunately, houses continued to go up for sale.  People were thinking about where they live. As some were moving out of big cities like New York City and settling in the suburbs or warmer states in the south, others were downsizing ...

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3 Things To Prioritize When Selling Your House

May 24, 2021

3 Things To Prioritize When Selling Your House Today’s housing market is full of unprecedented opportunities. High buyer demand paired with record-low housing inventory is creating the ultimate sellers’ market, which means it’s a fantastic time to sell your house. However, that doesn’t mean sellers are guaranteed success no matter what. There are still some key ...

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Spring Has Sprung Now What

May 24, 2021

Most people think of spring as the beginning of the real estate market. Boy are we ever wrong for 2021!. It seems we have been non stop since COVID started in Tennessee and no end soon in sight. What we do have to look forward to is taking advantage of the possible increase number of foreclosures. No one is ...

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Do’s and Don’ts When Buying a New Home

May 23, 2021

In the market to purchase a home this spring? Here’s what you should and shouldn’t do to ensure a smooth and happy home buying experience.  DO’S: Save recent pay stubs and financial statements Get all your financial paperwork in order before applying for a mortgage. This will provide a seamless application process. ...

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The calm before the storm?

May 18, 2021

The low HUD assignments inventory gives all Listing Brokers a short break.  At some point in the near future, there will be No further moratorium on evictions. We can realistically expect a surge of new assignments. So now we have the opportunity to double check all our HUD requirements and make sure that all paperwork meets required standards. ...

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FHA Streamline Refinance: Rates & Requirements for 2021

May 17, 2021

FHA Streamline Refinance: Rates & Requirements for 2021Dan Green  The Mortgage Reports ContributorThe FHA Streamline RefinanceIf you currently have an FHA mortgage, the FHA Streamline Refinance is the easiest way to get a lower rate and monthly payment.The FHA Streamline is a “low-doc” refinance with limited paperwork required. The lender doesn’t have to verify your ...

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It's a sellers market now.

May 16, 2021

Homeowners ready to make a move are definitely in a great position to sell today. Housing inventory is incredibly low, driving up buyer competition. This gives homeowners leverage to sell for the best possible terms, and it’s fueling a steady rise in home prices....

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Experts Say Home Prices Will Continue to Appreciate

May 15, 2021

  It’s clear that consumers are concerned about how quickly home values are rising. Many people fear the speed of appreciation may lead to a crash in prices later this year. In fact, Google reports that the search for “When is the housing market going to crash?” has actually spiked 2450% over the past ...

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Buying Ina Limited Inventory Market

May 15, 2021

Buying In Today's Limited Inventory Market By Sandra C. Brown, Principal Broker  Dream Catcher Realty Sevierville,TN .With the extremely limited inventory market many buyers with encouragement from their agents are taking bold steps to make their offers seem attractive and hopefully get accepted.   These tactics all have some degree of risk.I will review some ...

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Sprucing Up the Outdoors: Tips and Trends

May 13, 2021

Credit goes to Tim Bakke.Sprucing Up the Outdoors: Tips and Trends ...

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Your House Could Be the Oasis in an Inventory Desert

May 13, 2021

Your House Could Be the Oasis in an Inventory Desert Homebuyers are flooding the housing market right now to take advantage of record-low mortgage rates. Many have a sense of urgency to find a home soon since experts forecast a steady rise in both rates and home prices this year and next. As a result, buyer demand greatly outweighs ...

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3 Best Tips For Buyer's Agents In A Seller's Market

May 13, 2021

The real estate game has gone tougher this year with the low inventory and homes selling fast like hotcakes (for about 20-40% above the asking price!). It's no doubt a seller's market this year and agents commonly go through a bidding war given the low supply and the high demand. We have new agents who just ...

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Pipeline to Restart After Hack

May 12, 2021

The Colonial Pipeline resumed operation Wednesday evening, though its operators announced it could take several days for the supply chain to return to normal.“Some markets served by Colonial Pipeline may experience, or continue to experience, intermittent service interruptions during the start-up period,”the company said on its website.Colonial, which says it transports roughly 45 percent ...

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Down Payment Assistance Programs Not Only for 1st Time Homebuyers

May 11, 2021

A recent survey by Sparks Research shows that 20% of first-time homebuyers cite a lack of financial education as a barrier to homeownership. In fact, four in five homebuyers say they need help to understand what they can even afford in the first place. On top of that, the same survey reports over two-thirds of prospective homebuyers believe they’...

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Terms to help you know more about a Green Home

May 11, 2021

Whether you’re building the home of your dreams or looking for an existing unit, there’s a lot of data involved in finding the right environmentally friendly dwelling. Here’s a breakdown of the different certification systems for energy-efficient homes.RESNETThe Residential Energy Services Network is a not-for-profit corporation that develops industry-wide standards and rules for energy efficiency ...

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HomeTalk : Roof Maintenance

May 10, 2021

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7 Time-Sucking Remodeling Mistakes You’ll Wish You Could Erase

May 10, 2021

 It may see counterintuitive, but a rigid schedule can really mess things up. One of the things that drives up remodeling costs (and frustration levels!) are delays. And these delays are often caused by ignorance on the homeowner’s part.It’s that old axiom: You don’t know what you don’t know.Until now....

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Home Warranty - Is it worth it?

May 10, 2021

Home Warranty Pros & Cons:Pros:No worry of major repair bills in the event something should break after a buyer moves into their new home.Not having to worry about figuring out which service/repair company to call.  The homeowner will call the home warranty company directly and the home warranty company will work out the details. Cons:Paying a ...

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Why Waiting to Buy a Home Could Cost You a Small Fortune

May 09, 2021

Many people are sitting on the fence trying to decide if now’s the time to buy a home. Some are renters who have a strong desire to become homeowners but are unsure if buying right now makes sense. Others may be homeowners who are realizing that their current home no longer fits their changing needs.To determine if ...

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Eviction moratorium struck down!

May 06, 2021

This week a Federal Judge ruled that the CDC does not have the authority to issue an eviction moratorium. The public health service act was thought to have granted this authority, but a Federal Judge has ruled that it does not. Of course, our judicial process allows for appeals, so you now that there is an appeal in process, ...

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Finding a New Home for Your Next Stage of Life

May 06, 2021

Imagine the first place you lived as a young adult. Now imagine trying to fit your life today into that space. Not pretty, right? For most of us, our housing needs are cyclical.1 A newly independent adult can find freedom and flexibility in even a tiny apartment. That same space, to a growing family, would feel stifling. For ...

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Home Renovation Costs

May 05, 2021

Home renovation costs: 5 improvements to boost your home’s value-Bank of America Whether you’ve found your forever home or just a stepping stone, improving it can be a winning proposition. Smart updates, such as the ones below, can increase your home’s value. By researching home renovation costs, budgeting wisely and checking out expert tips on how ...

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