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Increase You Home Value With Bathroom Improvements

Many home owners look for ways to add value to their homes through improvements. One of the best ways is to have a go at your bathrooms.  The Almighty Bathroom  Today's bathrooms are wonderful. Showers that "rain" on you, warm air hydrotherapy bathtubs, sinks that look like water worn boulders. You can pamper yourself now and smile on your way to the bank when you sell because homes with good kitchens and bathrooms are in demand. The only caveat is don't make it so grand that it's above your neighborhood's standards. It's hard to get your money out when yours is the most expensive house in the neighborhood.  Explore and Plan  The scope and style of your bath update needs to fit the style and price range of your home and your family, and youíll face space constraints. One way to approach the project is to canvas various places that sell bathroom fixtures, see what you like, comparison shop, and then see if thereís an outlet for your price range with a good design staff to help you on a 'freebie' basis if you buy from them.  Lowe's and Home Depot are useful if you are very price conscious. They carry brands we're all familiar with. It can be fun to explore some of the avant-garde fixtures in some of the high end outlets, and then see if something similar can be achieved for less. And if the budget (and the neighborhood) can take it, go for a truly luxurious spa of a bath.  Simplicity is prized today. I think it may be because life tends to be so rushed and complicated. Simplicity does not mean boring. Far from it. The simple can pamper and provide great visual appeal.  Put together a plan within your budget and you are on your way. Improved bathrooms can actually add tens of thousands of dollars in equity to your home.
 
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Brandon Farber

Brandon Farber

 

Increase Your Home Value With Bathroom Improvements

Many home owners look for ways to add value to their homes through improvements. One of the best ways is to have a go at your bathrooms.  The Almighty Bathroom  Today's bathrooms are wonderful. Showers that "rain" on you, warm air hydrotherapy bathtubs, sinks that look like water worn boulders. You can pamper yourself now and smile on your way to the bank when you sell because homes with good kitchens and bathrooms are in demand. The only caveat is don't make it so grand that it's above your neighborhood's standards. It's hard to get your money out when yours is the most expensive house in the neighborhood.  Explore and Plan  The scope and style of your bath update needs to fit the style and price range of your home and your family, and youíll face space constraints. One way to approach the project is to canvas various places that sell bathroom fixtures, see what you like, comparison shop, and then see if thereís an outlet for your price range with a good design staff to help you on a 'freebie' basis if you buy from them.  Lowe's and Home Depot are useful if you are very price conscious. They carry brands we're all familiar with. It can be fun to explore some of the avant-garde fixtures in some of the high end outlets, and then see if something similar can be achieved for less. And if the budget (and the neighborhood) can take it, go for a truly luxurious spa of a bath.  Simplicity is prized today. I think it may be because life tends to be so rushed and complicated. Simplicity does not mean boring. Far from it. The simple can pamper and provide great visual appeal.  Put together a plan within your budget and you are on your way. Improved bathrooms can actually add tens of thousands of dollars in equity to your home.
 
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Brandon Farber

Brandon Farber

 

Increase Appeal to Sell Your Home

There are some tips that this article will give you in order to make your home appealing enough to gain lots of potential buyers and soon you will have the best deal ever.  You have to look or view your home or you can ask a trusted person and appoint that person to approach your door and see things that you may not notice. Do you home need to be repainted, do you need to replace your door, do the doorbell still working, are the faucets working well, are the railings safe, these are few of the things that you should look up to since it can help any interested buyers to decide whether theyíll be interested or not.  Impression is very important, so you have to check out your home and do improvements in order to gain good impressions. A clean and neat exterior can make potential buyers feel that you have maintained your home and it is in good condition.  Windows should also be clean, so you have to make sure to clean it all up or hire window-washing service to make sure that the windows are efficiently clean and free from cobwebs and debris.  In order to add home exterior decoration that can make a home appealing is by planting flowers and hanging potted plants. Make sure to clean the gutter and mow the lawn in order to make sure that your yard is appealing enough for buyers and visitors. If you can't do the work, you can hire professional lawn service which will help you treat unhealthy grass. If you have kids, you have to make sure that their toys are properly stored and do not let it left hanging in your yard or inside your home.  If you have pets, you also have to make sure that they are in their proper places and never let them roam around your home, especially when potential buyers will come to visit. Not all people love pet, so you have to be careful. You have to make sure as well that the house number of your home is visible enough in order for potential buyers to easily locate your home. Working with real estate agent can be helpful but make sure to have the right one. Take time to find the one that has the right skills and experiences in order to make sure that he/she can help you out in selling your home quickly.
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Brandon Farber

Brandon Farber

 

I'm Almost Ready To Buy A Home, What Should I Do?

Well, the first thing you should do before you shop for your new home is to get a copy of your credit report and credit score! You can obtain a copy of your credit report and score from one or all of the three credit bureaus:   TransUnion, P.O. Box 2000, Chester, PA. 19022  www.transunion.com; Equifax, P.O. Box 740256, Atlanta, GA. 30374 www.equifax.com Experian, P.O. Box 2104, Allen, TX. 75013  www.experian.com You may even consider ordering a three in one credit report to see what each credit bureau is reporting about you. You'll want to review your credit report for any potential problems that will need to be cleared up before you start shopping for your home.  You don't want any surprises when you complete your home loan application.  So, it's important to be proactive about getting your credit report first! After you have secured your credit report, the next step for you to consider when preparing to purchase a home is to get pre-approved for your home loan.  That's right, get pre-approved for your home loan not pre-qualified, there's a big difference! Getting pre-approved for your home loan means that you have obtained approval from your chosen lender to pay a certain amount for the home you are about to purchase.   Basically, pre-approval means you already have your money for your home purchase and have the ability to negotiate a better deal with the seller because you have the funds to purchase quickly.  A pre-qualification doesn't have much clout, because you have not secured approval of your home loan from a lender.  A pre-qualification is that you may qualify for a home loan.  So, do your research and secure  pre-approval of your home loan from a lender of your choice before you start shopping for your home!   As you look for your home, you may want to choose a buyer's agent to represent you for your home purchase.  Remember, the sellers agent represents the seller and not you the buyer! That means that whatever offers you make or whatever you tell the sellers agent for the most part must be relayed to the seller.  For example, if you tell the sellers agent that you could pay up to $200,000 for a particular property but relay a bid of $180,000 directly to the agent for the seller, the agent usually has a duty to tell the seller that you would pay up to $200,000 for their property.  This would leave you with no room for further negotiations of the purchase price to the seller.  So, consider getting your own buyer's agent that will represent your interests for the home you are trying to purchase.  Consider getting a buyer's agent that will split or get a portion of the real estate commission for the home sell with the sellers agent so youíre not stuck paying a commission fee directly. If you're interested in purchasing a brand new home, it is recommended that you have your own buyer's agent representing your own interests and not the agent who represents the builder! In most cases, you will find that the terms of the contract for the purchase of the new home presented by the builder's agent, is one sided and may not protect your interest! So, get an agent that will represent you for your new home purchase.  You will find that you may have a better peace of mind during the purchase of your home. Buying a home is probably the most expensive purchase you'll make in your lifetime.  It's also one of your bigger investments for your future.  So, it's important that you do your research before you buy and take precautions that will make your home purchase easy going, less stressful and carefree! So go ahead, get started on your home purchase today!
 
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Brandon Farber

Brandon Farber

 

How to Find a Good Real Estate Investment Property

There are many ways in which you can find a great property for your real estate investment. The problem lies in the fact that many would be investors aren't exactly certain what specific types of investment they wish to make. Unfortunately, the type of investing will greatly affect the type of property that will best suit your real estate needs. This article focuses on finding a great property for the purpose of flipping or rehabbing a property. Seek Bargains This is absolutely a necessary step when it comes to finding properties with excellent potential as flipped properties. Bargains are often sold at bargain prices for a reason. The good news is that many of these reasons are purely cosmetic and quite simple to fix. Finding a realtor that is willing to work with you for lower prices, bargain properties offer an excellent place to begin. If he or she is a knowledgeable professional you should have access to properties that would have been unavailable to you had you continued the search without the assistance of a professional. Another great place to find bargains of this nature is to search through foreclosures, auctions, and homes that are preparing to enter into foreclosure. While not always the case, there are many in these situations that are willing to be a bit more flexible with the price. Never offer full asking price first. Start low and negotiate up. This may lose some properties but in the end it will be a much more profitable venture if you can get the properties you want for a smaller investment. Know the Neighborhood Before placing a bid on a potential property for flipping you need to learn as much about the neighborhood as possible. You do not want to place a family home in the middle of a retirement neighborhood, nor do you want to place a potential bachelor pad in that type of area. You also want to avoid areas that are entering a state of decline, as the rehab efforts are unlikely to achieve the profits you are hoping to receive. Instead, look for bargains in areas that are approaching some sort of renewal or have very low crime and excellent growth potential.  If you are rehabbing a home that is meant to appeal to families make sure the neighborhood is safe, has a relatively low crime rate, access to good schools, and entertainment opportunities that may appeal to families. These things will affect the price you are likely to be able to expect once the rehab efforts have been completed as well as the type of renovations you will need to perform on the property. Buying a property in an area that you know nothing about is like buying a property without an inspection-which brings me to my next point. Get a Thorough Inspection This is one of the most important steps in the process of selecting the perfect property for your real estate investment needs. A qualified inspection will prepare you for any problems that may arise during the course of your work on the home. These are things that will affect the amount of money you should offer on the home, the amount of money you will need to invest in repairs, and the amount of money you can expect once all is said and done.  Failing to have a complete and proper inspection can lead to disaster when the renovations begin costing extra money and time as efforts are undone in order to get to the root of the problems as you go. There are very few things that can save you the time or money that having a decent inspection can manage to save. Inspections can also make you aware of any structural problems, code problems, and other problems that may mean the difference between this property offering a possible profit or a probable loss. It is much better to be armed with this knowledge before ever making an offer on the property in question. Realize That You do not Need to Buy the First Property You See This is an important thing to remember. If the first property doesn't speak to you, move on until you find one that does. This process is part science and part inspiration. If you are uninspired by a property it is unlikely that this property will suddenly take on a life of its own in order to suit your real estate investment needs. Keep searching until you find the property that meets all of your needs in order to find the perfect property for your first or your fiftieth flip.
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Brandon Farber

Brandon Farber

 

80 Peoples Court, Hampstead, NC

🏡🏡👇👇👇Beautiful New Homes in Hampstead's WyndWater Community! ✴️80 Peoples Court, Hampstead, NC 28443 📲📲Text 100103493 to 910-238-3608 for an AUTOMATIC text message sent directly to your phone with more property details and images.  🛏️🛏️🛏️🛏️4 bedrooms
🛀🛀🛀3 bathrooms: 2 full : 1 half  💰294,900 ✔️Wynn Homes presents the Cooke, which features a formal dining room that features an accent ceiling, 1-piece crown and chair-rail with backer. 
✔️The kitchen includes cabinets with crown molding, granite countertops, ceramic tile backsplash and a USB outlet.
✔️The downstairs living area has engineered hardwood floors. The master bedroom, located upstairs, features a trey ceiling with crown molding and a large walk-in closet. 
✔️The master bath has a garden tub and a separate shower with a glass door. 
✔️Other features include sodded front and side yards with front irrigation, gutters on the front of the home, digital thermostats and wood shelves in all closets.
✔️Welcome to WyndWater, a master-planned community with play areas, walking trails, and sidewalks dotted with swings.  

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1613 Pointing Griffon Pl, Wilmington, NC

🏡🏡✴️Beautiful NEW Construction in Wilmington's Cameron Trace Neighborhood! 🔵1613 Pointing Griffon Place, Wilmington, NC 28411
☎️☎️TEXT 100090765 to 910-238-3608 for and AUTOMATIC text message response sent to your phone with more property details and images.
🛏️🛏️🛏️ 3 Bedroom + Loft
🛀🛀🛀3 Bathroom : 2 full : 1 half 🏡2225 sq ft
💰306,476  ✅McKee Homes presents the Winston floor plan which features an open floor plan including a kitchen with an island, tiered cabinets with crown molding, granite countertops and ceramic tile backsplash.
✅Connected to the kitchen there is also an eating area and a large living room
✅Downstairs you will also find a flex room that could be an office
✅The main floor master bedroom has a trey ceiling and walk in closet with a master bath with a garden tub and separate shower.
✅ Interior features include upgraded 5 ¼” baseboards and 2'' white faux wood blinds in finished spaces. 
✅Some of the exterior features are a professional landscaping package and gutters on the front of home. 
✅PLUS the Fridge is included!

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57 Peoples Ct, Hampstead, NC

✴️✴️🏡🏡Wow! Look at these Brand New Homes in Hampstead👇👇👇👇 🔹57 Peoples Court, Hampstead, NC 28443 📲📲TEXT 100103455 to 910-238-3608 for and AUTOMATIC text message response sent to your phone with more property details and images. 🛏️🛏️🛏️🛏️4 Bedroom
🛀🛀🛀3 Bathroom : 2 full : 1 half 🏡2190+ sq ft 💰289,900 WELCOME to WyndWater, a master-planned community with play areas, walking trails, and sidewalks dotted with swings.
✔️This Rockford floor plan has a formal dining room with an accent ceiling, 1-piece crown and chair-rail with backer AND a separate living area!
✔️Features of the kitchen include cabinets with crown molding, granite countertops, ceramic tile backsplash and a USB outlet.
✔️The kitchen is open to the great room which has a fireplace. 
✔️The master bedroom, located upstairs, features a trey ceiling with crown molding and a large walk-in closet. The master bath has a garden tub and a separate shower with a glass door. 
✔️The downstairs living area has engineered hardwood floors.
✔️Other features include sodded front and side yards with front irrigation, gutters on the front of the home, digital thermostats and wood shelves in all closets!

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1633 Flushing Drive, Wilmington, NC

😍😍Wow What a Gorgeous Home in Wilmington!! 🏡 🔺1633 Flushing Drive, Wilmington, NC 28411 ☎️☎️TEXT 100086193 to 910-238-3608 for and AUTOMATIC text message response sent to your phone with more property details and images. 🛏️🛏️🛏️🛏️4 Bedroom
🛀🛀🛀3 Bathroom : 2 full : 1 half
🏡2300+ sq ft
💰306,384 ✅McKee Homes presents the Nelson which features an open floor plan including a kitchen with an island, tiered cabinets with crown molding, granite countertops and ceramic tile backsplash.
✅Connected to the kitchen there is also an eating area and a large great room
✅Downstairs you will find a formal dining room and a flex room that could be an office.
✅The master bedroom has a trey ceiling and walk in closet.
✅ Interior features include upgraded 5 ¼” baseboards and 2'' white faux wood blinds in finished spaces. 
✅Some of the exterior features are a professional landscaping package and gutters on the front of home. 
✅PLUS the Fridge is included!

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70 Peoples Ct, Hampstead, NC

😁😁👇👇See this Beautiful Rockford Floor Plan in the WyndWater Community! 🔵70 Peoples Court, Hampstead, NC 28443 ☎️☎️TEXT 100103491 to 910-238-3608 for and AUTOMATIC text message response sent to your phone with more property details and images. 🛏️🛏️🛏️🛏️4 Bedroom
🛀🛀🛀3 Bathroom : 2 full : 1 half 🏡2160+ sq ft 💰289,900 Welcome to WyndWater, a master-planned community with play areas, walking trails, and sidewalks dotted with swings.
✔️This floor plan has a formal dining room with an accent ceiling, 1-piece crown and chair-rail with backer AND a separate living area!
✔️Features of the kitchen include cabinets with crown molding, granite countertops, ceramic tile backsplash and a USB outlet.
✔️The kitchen is open to the great room which has a fireplace. 
✔️The master bedroom, located upstairs, features a trey ceiling with crown molding and a large walk-in closet. The master bath has a garden tub and a separate shower with a glass door. 
✔️The downstairs living area has engineered hardwood floors.
✔️Other features include sodded front and side yards with front irrigation, gutters on the front of the home, digital thermostats and wood shelves in all closets!

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47 Peoples Ct, Hampstead, NC 28443

🏡🏡Welcome to the Roxbury in Hampstead's Beautiful WyndWater Community! ⭕47 Peoples Court, Hampstead, NC 28443 📞📞TEXT 100103597 to 910-238-3608 for and AUTOMATIC text message response sent to your phone with more property details and images. 🛏️🛏️🛏️3 Bedroom
🛀🛀🛀3 Bathroom : 2 full : 1 half 🏡2000+ sq ft 💰274,900 ✔️Welcome to WyndWater, a master-planned community with play areas, walking trails, and sidewalks dotted with swings.
✔️This floor plan has a formal dining room with an accent ceiling, 1-piece crown and chair-rail with backer. 
✔️Features of the kitchen include cabinets with crown molding, granite countertops, ceramic tile backsplash and a USB outlet. 
✔️The master bedroom, located upstairs, features a trey ceiling with crown molding and a large walk-in closet while the master bath has a garden tub and a separate shower with a glass door. 
✔️The downstairs living area has engineered hardwood floors.
✔️Other features include sodded front and side yards with front irrigation, gutters on the front of the home, digital thermostats and wood shelves in all closets!

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Fix Your Sticking Deadbolt!

Does your front door deadbolt stick when you key-in? The lock needs lubrication, but not with oil, which can attract dirt over time. Squeeze in graphite powder to lube the lock without creating future gunk-ups. And while you've got the tube handy, give any other squeaky hinges or sticking locks around the house a squeeze too.
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Brandon Farber

Brandon Farber

 

Creating the Best Playroom EVER

Considering making a great looking but very functional play room for your children?  Here are a couple of ideas of things you might not want to leave off the list.  1. Cabinets and Tubs for storage - large, medium and small are all crucial to organize things from Legos to board games.  2. Playroom shelves that can show off your children's accomplishments and creations.  3. A train table is great for fine motor skills, imaginary play, engineering and math skills by having to place it just right to create different track sets. 4. A doll house allows kids to re-enact things that are on their mind, experiences that they’ve had and situations that they may need to work through. 5. Kid's art cart or art wall that neatly stores art supplies and allows children to explore their creative side.  6. Gaming area for electronics consoles and games /DVD’s too. 7. Book shelves full of books of all different genres.  8. Make sure that you have a "cuddly" area, with soft things like bean bag chairs, teddy bears, and soft blankets or maybe even a kids couch.  Don't forget to declutter and reassess the toys in the play room yearly to make sure your play room stays clean or else it'll be overwhelming for both you and the kids.  
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Brandon Farber

Brandon Farber

 

Setting a Home Renovation Budget

Are you ready to do some renovation projects in your home?  Whether you're hoping to increase your home value or you're trying to keep up with your growing family, you'll want to figure out how to plan a renovation project that doesn't break the bank.   Here are five key steps in planning your home remodeling project. 1. As a general rule of thumb, you shouldn't be spending more on a room than the value of that room as a percentage of your overall house value. For example, a kitchen generally accounts for 10-15%  of the property value, so spend no more than this on kitchen renovation costs. If your home is worth $200,000, for example, you’ll want to spend $30,000 or less. 2. If you're planning to take out a loan for this renovation here are some financing options that might be just the one to help you out.                      a. Depending on your current interest rate, refinancing could help you lower your monthly rates so you can afford your renovation.                    b.  If you have enough equity,  refinancing your existing loan for an amount that’s higher than what you owe, a cash-out refinance, could be an option.                     c. A home equity line of credit works a lot like a credit card that you can borrow a set amount on how much equity you have in your home.                     d. Home equity loan that you can take out a second mortgage on your home if needed.  3. Get multiple quotes from different contractors.  Make sure you're specific down to how you want something done and what materials you want used so there are no misunderstandings about the cost.  4. Make sure you stick to your remodeling plan so you don't keep adding to your budget! 5. Account for hidden home renovation costs that might pop up.  Even the most perfect looking homes can have hidden issues lurking underneath the surfaces.   
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Brandon Farber

Brandon Farber

 

How to Use Your Equity to Your Advantage

Once you have purchased a home and are making monthly payments, you are in the process of building equity. The opportunity to use the equity you have built up in your home is one of the benefits of homeownership.  The equity you have built up can be used for many purposes on your advantage. Many people will use this equity to draw out cash by refinancing their house; the cash may be use to finance other major purchases such as second mortgage, making major improvement to your property or to fund their children educational expenses.  If you are in bad debt situation, your equity can be the hero in saving you from bankruptcy. You can pledge your equity to apply for a home equity loan which will allow you to borrow a relatively large amount of money to consolidate your debts. As compare to other personal or unsecured loan, a home equity loan is easier to get approve even you are in a bad debts situation; lenders may be more liberal because they view home equity loan as relatively safe. You can't disappear with your house or hide it if you default on your loan, so the lender has a good chance of collecting the collateral.  Besides using your equity for bad debt consolidation, you may use it for other high-interest rates debt consolidation. One of the advantages of home equity loans are they typically have lower interest. And you could you this advantage to consolidate all your high-interest monthly payments into a single loan which had a considerably lower interest rate.  Typically you are allowed to refinance up to 75%, (sometimes 80%), of the value of the property on conforming loans whereas on jumbo loans you are limited to 70% of the property's value. For example, if your home is now valued at $150,000 and your loan balance is $70,000, you might be able to get a new $150,000 x 75% = 112,500 mortgage. That would allow you to repay the existing $70,000 balance and use the $42,500 for your financial needs.  Another possibility to use the equity to your advantage is home equity lines. Many lenders offers home equity lines for homeowners and allow them to draw cash advances with their credit card or write checks up to certain credit limit.  Before using a home equity loan or home equity credit line for any purpose, you should be aware of the pitfalls of these loans. The main thing is that you can lose your home if you fail to meet the payment schedule required by the loan. Therefore you need to consider it carefully before do a cash-out with your equity.
 
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Brandon Farber

Brandon Farber

 

DIY Fix to a Rattling Window

With the windy Spring days, you might be noticing your windows rattling a little more than usual.  Here is a quick fix to that issue.  The sash lock's cam mechanism is misaligned or broken. To suck a double-hung's sashes together and eliminate rattling—and drafts—remove the center latch and install two new ones instead. Arrange them so that the latches are fully engaged when the cam is turned about halfway.   View the full article  

Brandon Farber

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DIY Fix to a Rattling Window

With the windy Spring days, you might be noticing your windows rattling a little more than usual.  Here is a quick fix to that issue.  The sash lock's cam mechanism is misaligned or broken. To suck a double-hung's sashes together and eliminate rattling—and drafts—remove the center latch and install two new ones instead. Arrange them so that the latches are fully engaged when the cam is turned about halfway.
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Brandon Farber

Brandon Farber

 

410 Belhaven Court, Holly Ridge, NC

🏡🏡Welcome to Village at Folkstone in Holly Ridge!   👉410 Belhaven Court, Holly Ridge, NC   ☎️☎️TEXT 100099536 to 910-238-3608 for and AUTOMATIC text message response sent to your phone with more property details and images.   🛏️🛏️🛏️🛏️4 Bedroom 🛀🛀🛀3 Bathroom : 2 full : 1 half   🏡2000+ sq ft   💰214,900   ☑️Wynn Homes presents the Anthony Heritage Farmhouse floor plan with a wonderful covered front entryway to welcome you home. ☑️Downstairs boasts both an breakfast area as well as a formal dining room with a beautiful bay window. ☑️The master bath has a garden tub and separate shower. ☑️The convenient kitchen opens to the family room with a cozy fireplace. ☑️This home features a large back patio perfect for grilling and taking in the night air!

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7045 Cameron Trace Dr, Wilmington, NC

😀🏡🏡Come See the New Construction in Wilmington's Cameron Trace Neighborhood!😀 👉7045 Cameron Trace Dr, Wilmington, NC ☎️☎️TEXT 100095353 to 910-238-3608 for and AUTOMATIC text message response sent to your phone with more property details and images. 🛏️🛏️🛏️3 Bedroom 🛀🛀🛀3 Bathroom : 2 full : 1 half 💰269,758 ☑️McKee homes presents the Daniels floor plan with 9 ft smooth ceilings, hardwood laminate flooring in the entry, and a large open floor plan. ☑️The kitchen has tiered cabinets with crown molding, granite countertops and ceramic tile backsplash. ☑️The master bedroom includes a trey ceiling and two walk-in closets while the master bath has a garden tub and separate shower. ☑️Interior features include upgraded 5 ¼” baseboards and 2'' white faux wood blinds in finished spaces. ☑️Includes sod in front and sides and gutters on the front of the home. ☑️Fridge included!

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Need More Storage Space in the Bathroom?

Free-standing furniture, like this glass-front cabinet, is an easy way to increase bath storage space without bumping out walls. Check out salvage and second-hand stores for low-cost pieces you can refinish to match your bath
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Brandon Farber

Brandon Farber

 

How to Buy a Big House with a Small Price

If you are considering buying a house within the next two or three years but are waiting until you can afford the house of your dreams, you may want to reconsider. With housing prices going up as much as 10% per year in some areas, the longer you wait, the farther that perfect house can move out of your reach. Along with the hike in house prices, interest rates are starting to creep up as well. This is even more of an incentive to buy a house now, rather than later. How can you get a big house for a small-house price? The following tips will reveal the secrets to getting a great deal on your dream house. 1. Get to know house values. Before you get started, look at the areas in which you want to purchase a house. Monitor the prices of houses in that area until you are fairly comfortable with those values. Your goal is to know the value of homes so well that a great deal will be obvious to you. 2. Make low offers. Start by making offers that are as low as 65 % to 70 % of the asking price. Rather than making only one offer at a time, make 5  or 10 offers each week. Make sure you write "To be deposited only upon acceptance of this offer" on your earnest deposit check. 3. Expect most of your offers to be rejected. You'll know you are on the right path when your real estate agent complains that your offers are too low. 4. Wait for a great deal. If a seller accepts your offer, or counters with an offer at 80 % or less of the home's value, you've probably found a great deal. You will be able to live in a bigger house than other buyers who didn't take the extra time to find a seller willing to sell for less. This strategy will test the patience of both you and your real estate agent. You will be tempted to think that no one will ever accept one of your low offers. However, when a good offer finally comes along, the extra space you get to enjoy in your new house will make it all worthwhile.
 
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Brandon Farber

 

123 Windy Point, Sneads Ferry, NC 

💥💥HOT TO THE MARKET!!💥💥 🏡🏡Welcome to North Shore Golf and Country Club, Sneads Ferry's best address for Premier Coastal Living! 🔵123 Windy Point, Sneads Ferry, NC  🛏🛏🛏3 bedrooms
🛀🛀2 bathrooms  💰262,000 ✅The Silver Maple floor plan is an open concept home with a split floor plan with a finished bonus room over the garage. 
✅The Kitchen features include white cabinets, light quartz countertops, and a white subway tile backsplash. 
✅Other features include a walk-in tiled shower and a separate garden tub in the master bath, along with LPV flooring in the downstairs living area. 
✅The dining areas boast beautiful wainscoting detail and coffered ceilings. 📞Call or text 910.233.2442 for any questions or schedule a private tour with one of The Courtney Carter Homes Team members!  

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414 Belhaven Court, Holly Ridge, NC 

💥🏡Wynn Homes presents the Roxbury at The Village at Folkstone! 🏡💥   ⚪⚪414 Belhaven Court, Holly Ridge, NC  ☎️☎️TEXT 100099557 to 910-248-3608 for an AUTOMATIC text message response to be sent to your phone for more property details and images. 🛏️🛏️🛏️🛏️4 Bedrooms
🛀🛀🛀3 Bathrooms : 2 Full : 1 Half ✅The Kitchen has GRANITE countertops and opens to a fireplace in family room. 
✅With over 2000 heated square feet and two car garage you will have plenty of room to spread out! 
✅This home features the upstairs laundry room provide an ease of living.
✅Conveniently close to Sneads Ferry’s back gate to Camp Lejeune and local beaches!  

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71 Peoples Court, Hampstead, NC 28443

🏡🏡Welcome to Wyndwater, a master planned community with play areas, walking trails and sidewalks dotted with swings. 🏡🏡 👉🏻👉🏻71 Peoples Court, Hampstead, NC 28443   🛏🛏🛏🛏4 Bedrooms 🛀🛀🛀 3 bathrooms : 2 full : 1 half   💰269,900   📞TEXT 100103461 to 910-238-3608 for an AUTOMATIC text message reply sent to your phone with more property details and images!   ☑️The Leah floor plan features an open concept home with a great room that has a fireplace. ☑️Features of the kitchen include cabinets with crown molding, granite countertops, ceramic tile backsplash and a USB outlet. ☑️The downstairs living area has engineered hardwood floors. The master bedroom features a trey ceiling with crown molding and a large walk-in closet. ☑️The master bath has a garden tub and a separate shower with a glass door. ☑️Other features include sodded front and side yards with front irrigation, gutters on the front      

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403 Belhaven Court, Holly Ridge, NC 28445

🏡✳️✳️Welcome to The Village at Folkstone! ⚪403 Belhaven Court, Holly Ridge, NC 28445   📞📞TEXT 100075390 to 910-238-3608 for an AUTOMATIC text message response send to your phone with more property images and details.   🛏️🛏️🛏️🛏️4 bedrooms 🛀🛀🛀3 Bathrooms : 2 Full : 1 Half   ✔️The Leah floor plan by Wynn Homes boasts granite countertops and subway tile backsplash in this beautiful kitchen which opens to a family room with a cozy fireplace. ✔️The Master bedroom features trey ceilings, crown molding, a relaxing garden tub and separate shower. ✔️The Leah also has a large open back patio perfect for grilling or taking in the night air! ✔️Just minutes from schools, shopping, restaurants and beaches!

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