1. Closing Costs in NC

    I just did a quick check on one of those National Rate Quote sites that claimed to have the inside “scoop” on Closing Costs in NC.  OMG!  They said the average closing costs for a home costing $200,000 to $300,000 was $1500 to $3500, or roughly 1.18%. Then I scrolled down on the page, and they…Read More

  2. Shopping for a Mortgage Loan

    Home Buyers in North Carolina often ask us questions about mortgage loans, and mortgage rates – because no one wants to pay more than they should!  Here are some practical tips on how to shop for a Mortgage Loan, that have been written based on our years of experience in the mortgage business. …Read More

  3. Winterize your home – what systems, what should I look for and how do I do it?

    How to Prevent Freezing Pipes   Ideally you would check the conditions of the building's plumbing, identify the pipes most vulnerable to freezing when Fall begins. Look for pipes located outside walls and windows, uninsulated pipes, and pipes installed near unheated spaces as these are the area…Read More

  4. Coronavirus and the Housing Market – What to Expect in the Raleigh and Surrounding areas of North Carolina and Across the United States.

    You’ve probably been watching the stock market and the media panic over the spreading of a suspicious virus, possibly released from a lab in Wuhan China. Lots of manufacturing, including vaccine manufacturing, is performed in China.  Because this virus appears to be 20-30 times more deadly th…Read More

  5. Low Appraisal, What Happens Next?

    We get questions from Sellers and Buyers about the Process of Selling/Buying a home. During that first educational discussion – the matter of the Appraisal normally comes up. As the Lender, we are often asked, “If there’s a low Appraisal what happens next?” The answer to that question is not…Read More

  6. Team Anderson Realty Talks About Radon – Do I need to do this test? What is it, and how much does it cost?

    Every single real estate agent should advise a buyer to have a radon test conducted on their property because radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer. The test should be conducted by a local professional, and the approximate cost is $125. Radon is a colorless, odorless gas produced by decay…Read More

  7. Six Green Updates for Your Holly Springs Home

    Looking to live a more environmentally friendly life? Here are six easy ways to incorporate green living into your household. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. If you’re looking to save time, energy and money, then get serious about waste reduction. Not sure where to start? Commit to focusing on the four p…Read More

  8. Top Holly Springs Realtor’s Advice on Designing Your Master Bedroom Closet

    Lavish dressing rooms are in high demand among luxury home buyers. It’s not just about having a well-organized storage space for your vast shoe collection anymore, but for those who consider getting dressed to be a process that can’t be rushed, a personal dressing room can be an indispensable lu…Read More

  9. To Buy or to Build: That is the Question….At Least in Holly Springs!

    As Holly Springs rapidly grows, Team Anderson Realty’s clients are constantly asking this same question: buy or build? We are here to give you the pros and cons of both options to help you decide, and, of course, we always give you our professional opinions as well. Buying Pros: • Home is "move …Read More