Ben Clifton from PNC mortgage and I had the opportunity to talk about jumbo loan programs recently. There has been a lot of talk about jumbo loan programs in the market and I thought it would be great to get some answers. How much is a jumbo loan? According to Ben, a jumbo loan is exactly ... » Learn More about Talking Jumbo Loans with Ben Clifton
Buying a Home
What are the benefits of buying versus renting in the current market? There is a lot of information online about apartments being built. With interest rates on the rise, many people are wondering if buying still makes sense or if they should continue to rent. Here are my top reasons that ... » Learn More about Buying vs. Renting in the current market
Recently I had the opportunity to sit down with Sabrina Schell from Southeastern Mortgage and discuss the mortgage process for new construction. Sabrina clears some of the confusion. Should Buyers Shop Around? Many builders’ contracts are long. There may be 30, 50, 80 pages of an addendum. ... » Learn More about Navigating New Construction Loans with Sabrina Schell from Southeastern Mortgage
Do buyers care about school districts even if they do not have school-aged children living in their homes? How important is it for buyers to live close to where they work? Is the old real estate saying "location, location, location" still accurate? You bet! NAR’s 2018 third quarter Housing ... » Learn More about What Location Factors are Top Considerations for Buyers?
Logo by: paradeofhomeswake Mark your calendars: North Carolina’s “largest open house,” the Triangle Parade of Homes, will run for the first three weekends in October this year. The Parade of Homes gives the public the opportunity to tour more than 250 homes from local homebuilders and ... » Learn More about Triangle Parade of Homes