Entries by awolfe

NC Offer Components and How to Leverage Each

The offer is arguably the most important part of the home purchasing process as it is the first impression the seller will have of you and can set the tone for the duration of the transaction. Offers are also extremely important during multiple offer situations (which are common in seller’s markets). When thinking about an […]

Moving and Packing Tips to Make Your Move Easy!

First, let me congratulate you on your move and the beginning of the next chapter in your life! Moving can be stressful but it doesn’t have to be. The key to a smooth move is making sure you are adequately prepared! Planning ahead and organizing yourself will help you feel more relaxed and reduce the […]

Spring Cleaning Tips

As Spring is rapidly approaching it is easy to get caught up in the excitement of great weather, spring sports, lots of outdoor activities and barbeques. Spring also means that it is time to start thinking about spring-cleaning! Spring cleaning is a great opportunity to fresh your home and dust off those winter blues. It […]

What is Due Diligence in NC real estate?

Many questions come up during the home buying process around due diligence, the due diligence period and the due diligence fee. These questions come from both first-time home buyers and experienced home buyers that may be relocating from another state (as not all states have due diligence as part of the home buying process). By […]

Pre-approval vs. Pre-qualified: Which is better?

If you are considering purchasing your first property, you have likely heard the terms pre-qualification and pre-approval. You may have even heard them discussed interchangeably. While they are similar (they both play a large part in understanding how much you qualify for), they are also very different as one holds more weight than the other. […]