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Investment Properties: Beyond the Beach

Posted by Michele Schaack on August 17, 2019 in No Category
The booming Cape Fear region owes its flourishing economic status to more than just our proximity to beautiful beaches. We are home to a shipping port with unmatched management and storage capabilities, a tech-startup culture that is absolutely on fire, a renowned food and beverage scene, major university, bustling film industry and so much more! Due to the dynamic nature of Southeastern North Carolina’s more-than-healthy economy, more and more people are moving here to live and work, rather than just for a w... read more
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For Sale by Owner: Disadvantages and Why You Shouldn’t Do It

Posted by Michele Schaack on November 10, 2018 in No Category
In a traditional real estate transaction, sellers and buyers rely on real estate agents to find potential real estate investment properties and close the deal. However, some sellers forego the help of an agent and do a FOR SALE BY OWNER (FSBO for short). Many follow this approach because they enjoy benefits like not paying commission to the real estate agents, making their own decisions, and having more control of the sale process. Despite these benefits, for sale by owner has several disadvantages ... read more
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Wilmington NC Breweries: Find Your Next Favorite Beer

Posted by Michele Schaack on November 09, 2018 in No Category
Wilmington, NC, has seen amazing growth in its brewery scene within the past 5 years. It’s not only proved very lucrative for the business-minded with a passion for beer but has helped fuel business for satellite companies, like brewery tours, tap room, niche neighborhood bars – even food trucks! If you’re a beer connoisseur looking for your next favorite brew, here is a list of Wilmington breweries. Enjoy! Wilmington Breweries Bill’s Front Porch Pub and Brewery www.billsfrontporch.com4238 ... read more
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8 Tips for Buying a New Construction Homes

Posted by Michele Schaack on November 08, 2018 in No Category
Are you exploring the process of purchasing a new construction? There’s something wholly satisfying about planning your home from bottom to top (foundation to roof?). We’ve helped many buyers go through the exciting journey of choosing home-sites, floor plans, and finishes; completing walk-through's and punch lists; and eventually arriving at the closing table. So, we’ve compiled 8 tips for purchasing a new construction home that will help the whole process go smoothly. 1. Hire a Realtor So, you m... read more
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Are you Ready to Buy Your First Home?

Posted by Michele Schaack on November 07, 2018 in No Category
Some say the generation is entitled; some say they’re lazy. They’re also known to be tech-savvy, educated individuals. Who are they? They’re millennial's and they’re a force to be reckoned with when it comes to the world today. As far as real estate goes, many millennial's are considering whether or not it is their time to buy a home. Like every home buyer, members of the millennial generation should consider a few important things before taking the plunge into home ownership. Here are five ... read more
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