Home Buying Tips

Below are a few items to consider as you start your Raleigh area home buying search. The knowledge you gain here can save headaches down the road! If you have questions, as always, feel free to contact us.
Home Buying Tips for Wake County and Surrounding area


CREATING A SMOOTH TRANSITION TO YOUR NEW HOME

When buying a new home there are always lots of “to-do’s” that tend to be forgotten. Here we’ve compiled a list of those often overlooked home buying items and created a time-line. Click here for your home buying check-list.


BREAKING DOWN THE SALES CONTRACT

Even if you’ve previously bought a home, the standard sales contract often varies from state to state. We’ve highlighted the key elements everyone should be aware of in the North Carolina Home Buying Sales Contract. Click here for the breakdown of the Sales Contract.


FINANCING YOUR HOME PURCHASE

The fees that go along with home buying can be daunting. When caught off-guard it’s understandable if it leaves a bad taste in the mouth of the home buyer. Here we’ve compiled the common fees associated with the financing of a home purchase, information about financing options and mortgage loan programs as well as offer a comprehensive mortgage calculator to help you prepare.  Check out what you need to know about home mortgage information.


HOME INSPECTIONS

A home inspection will ALWAYS be recommended for our Raleigh area home buyers – even for those clients purchasing new home construction. The results of a home inspection can save the buyer thousands of dollars down the road, and it can help give a clear picture of what you’re getting into before purchasing a home. Click here for our quick overview of what you should know about home inspections.


REAL ESTATE TERMS

Confused about PITI, caps, origination fees or abstract of title? We love to share knowledge and we can certainly help clarify real estate industry words for you! Here we’ve collaborated a list of common North Carolina real estate terms.

Our specialty is helping home buyers and sellers in the following towns in and near Wake County, North Carolina: Apex NC Real Estate, Cary NC Real Estate, Chapel Hill NC Real Estate, Durham NC Real Estate, Fuquay Varina NC Real Estate, Garner NC Real Estate, Holly Springs NC Real Estate, Knightdale NC Real Estate, Morrisville NC Real Estate, Raleigh NC Real Estate, Rolesville NC Real Estate, Wake Forest NC Real Estate, Wendell NC Real Estate and Zebulon NC Real Estate.