Tips for Charlotte Homebuyers to Make a Competitive Offer

Tips for Charlotte Homebuyers to Make a Competitive Offer
Posted January 20, 2021 in Real Estate

Today’s market has high buyer interest and low inventory. With so many buyers competing for a limited number of homes, it’s more important than ever to know how to submit a confident and competitive offer. Here are a few tips for this important stage in the homebuying process. Trust Your Real Estate Agent Making an […]

Renting Vs. Buying in Charlotte

Renting Vs. Buying in Charlotte
Posted January 13, 2021 in Real Estate

With today’s low mortgage rates, there’s great opportunity for current renters to make a move into homeownership that stretches each dollar a little bit further. While the best timeline to buy a home is different for everyone, the question remains: Should I continue renting or is it time for me to buy? The answer depends […]

Easy Ways To Upgrade Your Charlotte Home’s Curb Appeal

Easy Ways To Upgrade Your Charlotte Home’s Curb Appeal
Posted January 5, 2021 in Home Improvement

A tidy, tasteful home will catch any buyer’s eye. That’s why many people put effort into fixing up—and even staging—the interior of their home before putting it on the market and hosting open houses. But did you know that an unkempt exterior could deter potential buyers from even setting foot in the door? That’s right. […]

Explaining Some Common Mortgage Programs

Explaining Some Common Mortgage Programs
Posted December 26, 2020 in Mortgage

When you get a mortgage in , there are several options you can choose from, including FHA, VA, and USDA mortgages. The one you select will determine how big a down payment you’ll need, what credit score you should have and all the other requirements you’ll need to meet. But choosing the right mortgage product […]

Preparing Your Charlotte Home for Winter

Preparing Your Charlotte Home for Winter
Posted December 18, 2020 in Home Improvement

Cold weather is officially here, and you’ll likely want to ensure that your home is ready to deal with the ice, snow and cold temperatures. Just because everything seems to be in good shape now doesn’t mean that you won’t experience any problems over the course of the winter. Here are some repairs and inspections […]

Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac Increase Conforming Loan Limits For 2021

Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac Increase Conforming Loan Limits For 2021
Posted December 9, 2020 in Mortgage

The Federal Housing Finance Agency announced a new baseline conforming loan limit for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in 2021: $548,250. This is a 7.5% increase from 2020’s limit of $510,400 and marks the fifth consecutive year of increases from the FHFA. In 2016, the FHFA increased the Fannie and Freddie conforming loan limits for […]

Simple Organization Tasks You Can Do In Minutes

Simple Organization Tasks You Can Do In Minutes
Posted December 2, 2020 in Home Improvement

When was the last time you smiled with pride upon opening a cleaned-up junk drawer or closet? If you can’t recall ever having this feeling, it’s time to hit these hot spots. In fact, it’s smart to tackle organization projects now, since you’re probably spending a lot of time at home anyway, because COVID-19 is […]

Best Practices For Recycling

Best Practices For Recycling
Posted November 25, 2020 in Home Improvement

As good as your intentions are for the environment, you may be doing more harm than good if you’re unaware of the most common recycling rules. For example, not every piece of plastic, cardboard, or aluminum belongs in the bin. One of the biggest misconceptions is that an item is recyclable if it has the […]

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