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Monday, January 18, 2021   /   by Chelsea Vanderpool

How a Real Estate Agent Works for YOU!

The state of North Carolina requires a real estate agent to share with you how an agent can work for you. It's for your protection and understanding! Basically a well informed consumer is better protected then someone who doesn't know how real estate agents work. 
It also lets you know how a real estate agent gets paid..
Frankly, you don't really even care about how all agents work in North Carolina. You are more interested in how an agent will work for you.
Having a basic understanding of how they operate and how it applies to you is going to make you a more informed buyer in real estate.
No one likes the idea of being uninformed.
Since real estate laws, rules and forms can change, sometimes every other month, it is our duty and privilege to help you understand what these changes mean so that you can function most effectively to get your desired home.
You might ask why is this so important and so I'll tell you!...

If you go up to a home and talk with the agent with thei. ...

  be informed, how an agent gets paid, how an agent works for you, nc real estate commission, why do i need a real estate agent?

Friday, February 27, 2015   /   by Henry Hilgartner

Pending Home Sales Rise in January to Highest Level in 18 Months

The market in the Triad/Triangle region has suddenly switched from a Buyers Market to a Sellers Market. Supply & Demand are hard at work! Inventory is very low and there are more buyers than last year. Multiple offer situation are happening with increasing regularity. So - Home buyers need to be really ready! Know what you want! Be fully prepared for seizing the home you want. Get pr-qualified before you start looking lest you frustrate yourself by loosing out to someone who WAS fully prepared!

Friday, February 20, 2015   /   by Henry Hilgartner

Crime Report Website Link

Do you want to know the crimes in the area?  check it out!  


Attempted Homicide

Death Investigation

Sexual Assault

Sexual Offense - Other

Robbery - Commercial

Robbery - Individual

Aggravated Assault

Assault - Other

Burglary - Commercial

Burglary - Residential




Theft - Other

Motor Vehicle Theft

Burglary from Motor Vehicle



Alcohol Violation

Drugs / Narcotics Violation

Disorderly Conduct

Traffic Incident


Weapons Violation

All Other - Non-Criminal

All Other - Criminal

Sex/Known Offender

 ...any area in the country!!
http://www.raidsonline.com/ ...

Friday, February 6, 2015   /   by Henry Hilgartner

How Much Do Schools Affect Real Estate Prices?

The Right School District: How Much Do Schools Affect Real Estate Prices?
By: Sam DeBord 

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When people buy a home, a plethora of factors influence their decision. The look of the home, as well as its size, layout, age, and proximity to amenities are all important to varying degrees, depending on the individual buyer.
The local school district is one factor with significant influence. We’ve always known that good schools attract families with school-age children, but recent statistics add concrete numbers and surprising trends to the storyline.
Extreme School BuyersWhen looking at trends, it’s often entertaining to find the extremes. The best school districts near Seattle have recently seen a huge influx of buyers from China, paying premium cash prices for homes that many are purchasing ...
Heart of Carolina Homes
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Burlington, NC 27215

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