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Owning Vacation Rental Property

Great Info!
Posted by Rebecca Williams on June 01, 2020 in  Vacation Homes
As an owner of real estate in a North Carolina resort location, have you ever thought of renting it to others for their vacation use? If so, you need to be aware of the North Carolina Vacation Rental Act. The Act applies to any person or entity (partnership, corporation, limited liability company, association, etc.) acting as a landlord or real estate broker in the rental or management of residential property for vacation rental purposes. This brochure focuses on basic information that you should have if you intend... read more

Purchasing Coastal Real Estate - NCREC

As we approach summer, many people consider buying a beach home - If that is you, Read This!
Posted by Rebecca Williams on May 04, 2020 in  Vacation Homes
Looking for property near the ocean? With almost 330 miles of ocean shoreline, North Carolina boasts some of the most spectacular beaches in the nation. But before buying, you should be aware of other factors that accompany the pleasures of owning property near the beach. Most oceanfront real estate in North Carolina is located on barrier islands. These narrow strips of land between the sea and sound are particularly vulnerable to ocean forces such as storms and beach erosion that can threaten your prospective prop... read more

Working with Real Estate Agents for Sellers

Posted by Rebecca Williams on May 02, 2020 in  Working with Real Estate Agents

This is a great quick video that explains your options as to how you are represented as a seller of real estate in North Carolina.  Watch, and let me know if you have any questions! 

https://youtu.be/osc_wIR7s5g

Working with Real Estate Agents for Buyers

Explanation of NCREC Working with Real Estate Agents Brochure
Posted by Rebecca Williams on May 02, 2020 in  Working with Real Estate Agents

This is a great quick video that explains your options as to how you are represented as a buyer of real estate in North Carolina.  Watch, and let me know if you have any questions! 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p6bLCudobFQ

Real Estate Closings - NCREC

Questions and Answers on closing the deal!
Posted by Rebecca Williams on April 20, 2020 in  The Process
In the typical residential real estate sales transaction, a buyer offers to purchase property from a seller. After negotiating the price and terms, the buyer and seller sign an offer to purchase and contract, and the buyer gives the seller (or the seller’s broker) an earnest money deposit to show good faith in the transaction. Under the standard form Offer to Purchase and Contract, the buyer may also give the seller a “due diligence fee”for the buyer’s right to conduct due diligence, including any inspections, loan... read more