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1,000th home- We love all of you

Posted by realistiQ Support on November 13, 2019 in No Category
Today was one of those big & exciting kind of days for us!! We celebrated our 4th birthday last week and today we closed our 1,000th home!!! Thank you for following us along in our adventures. In 4 years we have won some cool awards, ended up on the Triangle Business Journal’s Top 25 Real Estate companies list a couple of times, had 2 swarms, we have harvested and given away 160 pounds of honey, and killed a few orchids. The best part has been all the new friends we have made along the way and the laughs ... read more

Condo's and Townhomes - NCREC

Q&A for Condo and Townhomes
Posted by Rebecca Williams on February 15, 2020 in  General Info
In the past, home ownership typically involved a single-family house with a yard. But today, due to increased prices of single-family homes and changes in lifestyles, many people either cannot afford or simply prefer not to own traditional single -family homes. In response to their needs, alternative forms of home ownership have been developed. Among these are multifamily housing complexes containing townhouses and condominiums (often referred to as “condos”). This pamphlet focuses on questions frequently asked abo... read more

COVID 19 and Real Estate

Posted by Rebecca Williams on April 12, 2020 in No Category
I know that these are crazy times and every day something new is happening. I first wanted to take a minute and make sure that you and your families are safe and well. Secondly, I wanted to give you an update on our current market situation. As of now, homes are still coming on the market, but at a slower pace than before. I am still able to show homes to people if they are comfortable, but I will be putting precautions in place not only for us, but for sellers if they still occupy their homes.  ... read more

Dreaming of Living in a New Place?

Here’s How to Make It a Reality
Posted by realistiQ Support on November 14, 2019 in No Category
Even if you love your home, there’s a chance it isn’t in your ideal place to live. But the space between fantasizing about your dream location and actually moving there is potentially miles and thousands of dollars apart. Just over a quarter (26%) of Americans aren’t living in their ideal location type — whether that’s a city, suburb, small town or rural area — according to a new survey from NerdWallet. There are many reasons people live where they do — better school d... read more

Earnest Money Deposit - NCREC

Questions and Answers from a buyers perspective
Posted by Rebecca Williams on March 15, 2020 in  The Process
This brochure in the Commission’s Questions & Answers series examines issues arising from the payment of earnest money deposits prior to closing a residential real estate sales transaction. Since payments made before closing are not treated the same in all transactions, it is important to understand the purpose of earnest money and how it will be handled during the transaction. This is usually spelled out in the offer to purchase or sales contract. Therefore, you should always read the contract or offer to purchase... read more