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Bad Habits Home Buyers Should Break in 2024

January 25, 2024

Many people look at the new year as an opportunity to make resolutions to let go of old habits and adopt better, healthier ones. And if you’re planning on buying a home in 2024, you can also apply that same mindset to the home-buying process.So, what bad habits can you leave behind for a better home search ...

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Buying a New Home: The First Steps

March 15, 2022

When you're thinking about buying a new home, the first steps in the process are usually are:  Finding a neighborhood that's right for you. Considering how much money you would like to spend.Thinking about what type of home you would like. Deciding when you want to make your move.  As a ...

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Can You Negotiate HUD Home Price?

February 08, 2020

Post by: Nancy Braun, Showcase Realty If you’re thinking of purchasing a home and would like to get a good deal, you may want to consider buying a Charlotte HUD home. HUD homes are homes owned by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and they are usually offered for sale at affordable prices.When ...

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Buyers Be on the Lookout for Gen Z: The Next Generation of Homebuyers

October 14, 2019

You’ve likely heard a ton about Millennials, but what about Gen Z? In the next 5 years, this generation will be between the ages of 23 and 28, and they’re eager to become homeowners faster than you may think.According to realtor.com, “Nearly 80 percent of Generation Z members say they want to own ...

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Is It the Right Time to Buy My First Home in Charlotte NC?

September 13, 2019

Post by: Nancy Braun, Showcase Realty  If you’re young and earning, owning a home is probably one of your greatest aspirations. However, buying a home in Charlotte is a major purchase and entails a huge responsibility, so the question you should really be asking is “Am I ready to buy my first home?”Many ...

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Showcase Realty Hosts Successfully Selling HUD Homes Agent Workshop in Charlotte

March 08, 2019

Post by: Nancy Braun, Showcase Realty Agent Workshop At Showcase Realty Charlotte Generated Great Local Agent Interest Nancy Bruan and her team at Showcase Realty in Charlotte hosted a workshop on March 6th for agents interested in selling HUD homes.  The event was sponsored by Camilla McCall of Bay Equity Loans, who provided the agents with finance ...

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Role of the Realtor

November 15, 2018

A REALTOR, whether acting as an agent for the Seller or the Buyer, is bound by the Code of Ethics to give fair and honest treatment to all parties in the transactionThe goal of the REALTOR and the buyer is to find a property which meets the buyer’s needs, within his/her budget and time frame and bring the ...

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Can I Get a Home Mortgage with a Low Credit Score?

November 03, 2018

Post by: Nancy Braun, Showcase RealtyCan I Get a Home Mortgage with a Low Credit Score? Dealing with home mortgage rejectionIf you think it is time to get your own Charlotte NC home but are afraid you’ll be denied because your credit score is less than ideal, you’re not alone. Many people would like to ...

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Why Is My Credit Score Important When Buying a Charlotte NC Home

October 19, 2018

Post by: Nancy Braun, Showcase Realty Why Is My Credit Score Important When Buying a Charlotte NC HomeCheck your credit score before you buyLike many first time home buyers, you are probably excited to look for your Charlotte NC home. Maybe you’ve even started looking at listings of homes, searching for homes that may fit your requirements....

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Reasons To Get A Home Inspection | Nancy Braun on Charlotte Today

August 29, 2018

Post by: Nancy Braun, Showcase Realty  In the latest episode of Charlotte Today, Nancy Braun talks about why a buyer should never skip a home inspection.It’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of buying a new home that some buyers tend to forget to make the important decision of having a home inspection ...

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Should I buy at the top of my budget?

August 16, 2018

Should I buy at the top of my budget? Five facts seasoned Realtors ask clients to consider? "I talk to my buyers to get to know what their financial comfort level is," says Benefield. "I tell them upfront that it doesn’t matter what you’re approved for, but what you’re comfortable paying monthly..." ...

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