Edit April 1st, 2020: As Stay-At-Home orders have been set in place, we now have further restrictions on showings and travel. In Durham County, showings are no longer permitted and we can only provide virtual tours. Where we still can, we will continue to show virtually and can assist with your Real Estate needs by […]
Category Archives: Buying
Top Reasons for Seniors to Retire in Durham
Written by: Barbara Thompson, Senior Care Advocate Getting closer to retirement can be both a scary and exciting time. You will likely have the opportunity to choose a new city, possibly in a new part of the country. If Durham, NC is not already on your short list, it definitely needs to be added. The 2018 U.S. […]
How to Buy a Home in One Year: A Step-by-Step Guide
Let’s start the new year off right. If you’ve been dreaming of a new home, it’s time to get started. Here’s a month-by-month guide to planning for and buying a new home. It’s about time to set your new year’s resolution, right? January: Brush Up on Your Market Knowledge The best way to get started? […]
Why You Should Buy a Home During the Off Season
Your personal home-buying schedule doesn’t have to correspond with the real estate market! In fact, buying during the “off season” can yield tremendous advantages. The “off season” differs depending on your specific location, but always refers to the period of time during a calendar year when both inventory and competition are low. Usually, this corresponds […]
How to Sell Your Home (While Buying a New Home)
Home Buying Terminology: A Cheat Sheet
Buying a home shouldn’t be rocket science. You find the perfect home, make an offer to the seller, pay a couple of fees, and bam! You just bought a home. However, buying a home actually has a lot of moving parts which include a number of funny real estate terms you’ve probably never heard before. […]
Home Buying 101: The Service Providers You Need for Your Home Purchase
So, What Does a Realtor Actually Do for Home Buyers?
If you’re actively looking for a new home to buy, it may be tempting to try and do it yourself, without a Realtor. After all, the agent isn’t really working for you, right? There’s a common misconception that real estate agents are only working for sellers, but that couldn’t be further from the truth! When […]
Summer Staycation in the Triangle!
Durham, Thank You!
Recently, I was voted one of the Best Real Estate Agents in Durham by the readers of Durham Magazine. This is an incredible honor for so many reasons. North Carolina’s Triangle region is a one-of-a-kind area, and Durham is a special community — not to mention my hometown. Voted One of the Best Real Estate Agents […]