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Chapel Hill charm oozes from this lovely Rosemary Street home. Five bedrooms, three fireplaces, and a private pool. Call me to see this one!
I have touched on the subject of shame associated with defaulted loans. For those who are truly in a hardship situation this is a real part of how they feel. They are stressed, scared, and confused. It's heartbreaking to sit with these homeowners to discuss their options. I know there are people ...
10/14/2011 Many national banks are jumping on the latest band wagon. Giving away homes to be demolished or upgraded to affordable rental housing actually can really help neighborhoods with high foreclosure rates and many abandon homes. Th...
Interview the sellers even with a potential short sale but with a few extra questions. Get a feel for whether the homeowners are angry or bitter. These people often trash the home before they leave the property. They sometimes have problems toward the end of the sale and refuse to sign the final ...
Short Sale listings aren't for everybody. I don't think any agent should take a listing, short sale or otherwise, unless they have full knowledge of how the process works. If you do want to take the plunge into this the default market then I suggest that you team with a knowledgeable and experien...
10/12/2011,0,6366183.story The homeowners are feeling relieved as they should. $20,000 is an unexpected and generous offer given the alternative. It does, however, have some people pretty angry that the bank is "rewarding"...
I will not list VA short sales and often get questioned as to why I take this stand. Well, VA short sales differ for two important reasons. First, they use only VA approved appraisers for the home which I consistently find are significantly high values and not at all a reflection of the neighborh...
Twice a year I visit half of my constant contact group-30 people who are my active clients or clients who send regular referrals. Each Fall and Spring I send half of them a box of gourmet cookies and visit the other half with fresh bread and jam from a local bakery. This is a great way to get a f...
You can have it all! LO CNTY TAXES 10 min to town..amazing 10-acre site w/50+ grand white oaks in lovely n’hood! Authentic Williamsburg home w/cook’s kitchen-huge ckng fireplace/hearth, granite tops. All hdwds main & lower lvls. Master can be up or down-six fps! Magnificent views every window-ced...
Fantastic Holly Springs, NC craftsman. This wonderful neighborhood has a waterpark with a lazy river, several parks and great neighbors. Holly Srpings is one of the fastest growing communities in North Carolina and still holding on to Southern charm and traditions.

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