1. When Buying in Holly Springs, NC. – Earnest money vs. due diligence money, What is the Difference?

    What is Due Diligence money? Due diligence money is "non refundable" money provided directly to the seller(s) of a property, which, in essence, provides money to a seller upfront during the due diligence period.  It is during the due diligence period that the buyers may conduct any and all inspecti…Read More

  2. How to manage multiple offers on your home in Holly Springs, NC and Surrounding Areas

    Below are some important terms to focus on when reviewing a purchase contract for your home.  The terms offered may sway your decision on which offer to choose.   What are the offer loan types? Conventional loans usually require a higher credit score, but how much money a buyer is putting down…Read More

  3. Potential Turbulence at the closing table of your home purchase or sale. Team Anderson Realty – Holly Springs, NC

    There are many things that can occur from contract to closing, but the most challenging items are those that pop up right before, or even at the closing table. Below are some possible scenarios you could encounter.   Repairs not completed: Occasionally repair items agreed to are not completed, and …Read More

  4. UP AND COMING AREAS IN THE TRIANGLE AND SURROUNDING AREAS OF NORTH CAROLINA. BY: TEAM ANDERSON REALTY – HOLLY SPRINGS, NC

    New Hill: New Hill is a fantastic area in between Apex and Holly Springs. There is more rolling topography and more scenic views than in other more urban areas, and more buyers seeking value and less traffic are gravitating to this area. Plus, being in Wake County, New Hill students attend Apex scho…Read More

  5. National Real Estate offices vs. Boutique Style Firms, which is right for me? Team Anderson Realty – Holly Springs, NC.

    Corporate and national firms used to be very popular when real estate was preformed mostly out of MLS books and advertised in newspapers and magazines.  However, since the digital era of home buying has emerged, and buyers and sellers are focused on a more intimate, concierge level of service, they…Read More

  6. 540 HIGHWAY PLANS – HOW WILL THIS AFFECT THE TRIANGLE AND WHERE IS IT GOING? HOLLY SPRINGS, GARNER, CLAYTON AND KNIGHTDALE WILL COMPLETE ACCESSIBILITY!

    When the 540 “loop” is completed, people will have easier access to all parts of the Triangle Area, instead of only partial access; no more need to access back roads. This partial-toll road can lower commute time by allowing people to avoid traffic pockets and utilize the convenience of a highwa…Read More

  7. Purchasing a Home in Holly Springs – Here are the Buyer Responsibilities After Writing A Contract on a Home

    After you write a contract, there are some things you can do (or not do) that will make the mortgage process so much easier for your entire Homebuyer Support Team! The Home Buyer Process is not that complicated, but there are common mistakes that we see folks make. We don’t want there to be any de…Read More

  8. Credit Score Tips

    Your credit score is made up of several things. I’m going to give you ideas, based upon the weighted average of how it will impact your score, of things you can do to improve your credit score.  Obviously, my hope is that you will use this information to raise your credit score and buy a house …Read More

  9. Credit Score Requirements for a Mortgage

    Potential Home Buyers ask us every day, “How can I improve my credit score???”  There’s not a simple answer, because every credit history (and score attached to that history) is like a snowflake. Credit Score Requirements for a mortgage are different based upon the kind of mortgage you are l…Read More

  10. 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