Every buyer client of mine this year who has bought a home with a mortgage has complained how much information they have had to provide to their lender. The process has become more tedious for homebuyers over the last 3 years. The silver lining is that homebuyers are getting getting home loans ... » Learn More about Mortgage Documentation: The Paper Marathon
Do I Need a Survey when Purchasing a Home?
First-time and even repeat homebuyers do not understand why a survey is an important part of the homebuying process. Here is the "cliff notes" version (aka Land Survey 101) which will give you some information about surveys. What is a survey? The dictionary definition is, " to determine and ... » Learn More about Do I Need a Survey when Purchasing a Home?
Dog Parks Raleigh NC Area
There was a July 2011 article in the Parade Magazine asking which is better, cats or dogs. Well, one thing that dogs have and cats do not are Dog Parks! These parks offering social interaction and entertainment for dogs and their owners. Often the Dog Parks have their own etiquette requirements ... » Learn More about Dog Parks Raleigh NC Area
Does Location, Location, Location matter to Buyers?
Hi this is Amy Shair. I’ve been out showing buyers some properties recently, and I wonder if buyers are forgetting about something...Location, location, location. You know buyers are talking about getting the best price, they're talking about getting the best looking house in terms of curb ... » Learn More about Does Location, Location, Location matter to Buyers?
Is the Kitchen Upgrade Worth it? Top 3 Things Buyers Look For in a Kitchen
Hi this is Amy Shair at www.AmyShair.com, when I show property I get asked all the time how much it’s going to cost to upgrade a kitchen. So I thought I would take a couple of minutes and go through the breakdown of the top things buyers are looking for and the average cost of the kitchen ... » Learn More about Is the Kitchen Upgrade Worth it? Top 3 Things Buyers Look For in a Kitchen