1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Your Holly Springs Listing Agent Should Be Offering 3D Tours for Your Home

    Let's say some buyers are online looking for a home to buy.  The buyers' time is limited, and for whatever reason, they are not able to drive around to look at homes in person.  Imagine them virtually "walking" through your home and being able to examine every detail - from the ceiling to the floo…Read More