1. Closing Costs in North Carolina Real Estate

    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 in North Carolina’s Real Estate Market

    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. Top Holly Springs Realtor Explains how to Winterize your Home – Team Anderson Realty

    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. Low Appraisal in North Carolina’s Real Estate Market, 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

  5. Team Anderson Realty’s Top Holly Springs Realtor 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

  6. The Talk of 12 Oaks Subdivision – Podcast with Top Holly Springs Realtor

    The Talk of 12 Oaks podcast is exclusively for the neighbors, about the neighbors, by the neighbors. Our community has a unique blend of personalities and families, and it’s time we celebrate it. Listen in to learn more about the people you share this little slice of the world with and let’s get…Read More

  7. Six Green Updates from Top Holly Springs Realtor!

    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, NC Real Estate Market!

    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

  10. Holly Springs Real Estate Agent Lists 5 Steps on How to Clean Your Gutters

    It might not be anyone’s favorite chore, but cleaning your home’s gutters is an essential maintenance task not to be overlooked. When leaves, sticks and other gunk clog your gutters, it can lead to serious and costly issues, such as foundation problems, leaky basements and attic damage. To help …Read More