1. Do I Need a Real Estate Agent when I Purchase a New Construction Home? A Holly Springs Realtor’s Insight

    No, you do NOT need to use a real estate agent to represent you on the buy side of a new construction purchase, or even a resale, but should you? YES!   There are generally three types of buyer viewpoints about using a Buyer’s Agent when purchasing a new construction home.   I don’t need o…Read More

  2. A Holly Springs Realtor Weighs in on How Smart Home Technology Can Improve Your Life

    Smart home technology continues to grow in popularity among luxury buyers, and millennials in particular. Smart features can help your property stand out from the rest, yet many homeowners are still on the fence about installing an automation system in their home. Truth be told, there are plenty of …Read More

  3. Insight on Lead Paint by Top Holly Springs Realtor with Team Anderson Realty

    Generally, as a real estate agent, for any buyer looking at a home built prior to 1978, I prefer to assume that somewhere the property contains lead based paint. Our real estate firm was built in 1935, which likely would test positive for it. If you have children, especially small children, I would …Read More

  4. A Holly Springs Realtor from Team Anderson Realty Explains What the Mineral, Oil and Gas (MOG) Disclosure is For!

    Here's how it started: D.R. Horton had previously sold property without openly severing the oil, mineral and gas rights, which subsequently became the catalyst for the document creation and use of the mineral, oil and gas (MOG) disclosure in the state of North Carolina. This disclosure is now requir…Read More

  5. Selling Your Home in the North Carolina Real Estate Market – Team Anderson Realty – Holly Springs, NC

    What if we had issues, but fixed them We are always going to recommend disclosure of all items that may be a significant discovery for any buyer. Small repair items like wood trim, window repair or other small maintenance items are not in this category; and if they are repaired and in working condit…Read More

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Coronavirus and the North Carolina 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

  9. 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 no…Read More