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LOCATION: The Most Important Questions Every Buyer Should Ask

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Posted by Debi Byrd on October 09, 2018 in No Category
It's a maxim in real estate that the three most crucial factors in selecting a home are "location, location, location." It's also true! No matter how wonderful the home is, the location is key to how well you'll like living in it and how well it sells when you're ready to move on. Before you buy, carefully check the following factors to be sure the home you like is really the one you want to live in. Consider destinations Where will family members go most often from this new location? How easy is it to reach ... read more
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BIG Remodeling Pays Off Better.... to a point.

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Posted by Debi Byrd on August 29, 2018 in  #homerocks
It shouldn't be a surprise that some Wilmington NC remodeling projects increase a home's value. What's news is that homeowners who spend the most on remodeling get a higher rate of return on their investment, according to Harvard University's Joint Center for Housing Studies.Rates Of ReturnResults of the Center's recent study indicate that projects costing 20% or more of the home's initial value yielded an average home price appreciation of 23%. Homeowners who spent 10% to 20% of their home's value on remodeling sa... read more
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How Much Will it Cost to Sell Your Home?

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Posted by Debi Byrd on April 16, 2018 in  Costs to sell your homr  Sell your home
"How much will it cost to sell my Wilmington NC  home?" The answer to that common question generally falls into 3 major categories: fixing to sell, closing the sale, and moving. You may have additional expenses connected with buying and settling into a new home: trips to your new area while house hunting, meals, lodging, buying furnishings, etc. Some of these expenses are tax deductible, but only if you are being transferred by an employer (who does not reimburse you) or are moving to a new job. Here are the... read more
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HOME SEARCH 101: Tips For Locating The Right Schools

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Posted by Debi Byrd on February 19, 2018 in No Category
When it comes time to buy your next Wilmington NC home, your decision will be based on dozens of criteria. If you're like many home buyers, good schools will be at the very top of your list. Even buyers without children are often concerned about the quality of schools. They know property values often reflect the reputation of local schools-both public and private-and that a home near good schools may be easier to sell later on.  Here is a New Hanover County School locator for neighborhoods that you may like. P... read more
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