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Pilot Open House Weekend - October 21-22, 2017

Posted by The Home Team NC on October 20, 2017 in  events  Home Buying  moore county  Real Estate
This weekend, The Pilot Newspaper and Coldwell Banker Advantage Southern Pines are teaming up for the annual Pilot Open House Weekend. There are 25 open houses that you can stop by this weekend! We'll be holding four open houses, so feel free to stop by and say hello! Here are the details about ours: SATURDAY - OCTOBER 21, 2017 10AM to 1PM: 101 Central Drive, Aberdeen, NC Great renovated starter home in Aberdeen! All new kitchen with granite counters, new flooring, freshly painted, new lighting, renovat... read more
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The Realities of Homeownership

By Tomas Stevens
Posted by The Home Team NC on October 17, 2017 in  Home Buying  Real Estate  The Home Team NC
Buying a home is a huge life milestone, and the decision to purchase property should not be taken lightly. Far too often, homebuyers underestimate how big a change entering the world of homeownership will be, and they end up in unfortunate situations due to a lack of pre-planning. Prevent a homebuying disaster by making sure that you’re truly ready to purchase a home.If you are not sure if you are going to live in the same place for the next few years, it might be better to rent a while. Trying to quickly sel... read more
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Ways to Get to Know Your New Neighborhood

By Mark & Karen Caulfield
Posted by The Home Team NC on August 30, 2017 in  Home Buying  moore county  The Home Team NC
(Originally posted on Mark & Karen Caulfield's blog.)If you’re relocating from far away, it can be a little daunting to get to know your new neighborhood. Fortunately, summer offers plenty of opportunities to mix and mingle with your neighbors. Here are a few ways to feel more at home in a new environment: 1. Don’t be afraid to say hello. More often than not, people are curious about their new neighbors and will make an effort to meet you and get to know more about you. Don’t be afraid to star... read more
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Dos and Don’ts of an Open House for Buyers

By Mark & Karen Caulfield
Posted by The Home Team NC on July 18, 2017 in  Home Buying  Real Estate  The Home Team NC
(Originally posted on Mark & Karen Caulfield's blog.)Open Houses are excellent ways to see homes for sale in your area. You get to tour the property in a low-pressure environment and the selling agent is available to answer any questions you might have about the home. Unfortunately, it’s also easy to make the wrong impression during an Open House. Here are a few dos and don’ts for prospective buyers: DO ask any questions you have about the property while you’re there. The seller’s agent ... read more
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Reduce the Stress of Buying a Home

By Tomas Stevens
Posted by The Home Team NC on June 22, 2017 in  Home Buying  Real Estate  The Home Team NC
Buying a home can be a stressful experience if you aren’t properly prepared. Before you start looking at homes, you need to meet with a lender and get pre-approved for a mortgage loan. Through that process, you’ll discover how much you can afford to spend on a home so that you don’t waste time looking at properties that are out of your price range. Before you decide to spend the full amount of money that the lender is willing to loan you, calculate a budget that includes all of your expe... read more
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