First Time Home Buyer Tips

Tips for Buying Your First Home in North Carolina North Carolina is a great place to buy your first home, especially if you’re shopping in the Charlotte area. The landscape is beautiful, business is thriving — and the Southern hospitality of its residents is second to none. But if this is...

Mortgage: Where to start

You’ve spent hours thinking about your dream home – but what about your dream mortgage? It takes work to find the right mortgage, and it helps if you know what you need to get started.  We’ll show you the mortgage process step-by-step so you can get ready to secure the right...

Buying vs. Renting: Why the Choice is Clear

Torn between buying or renting a house? The best choice couldn't be any more obvious. But why? Up next, we'll look at three reasons why a home purchase is the way to go when contemplating buying vs. renting. 1. Buying means building personal equity In case you're unfamiliar with personal...

Self-Employed? Here’s How to Get a Home Loan

Regardless of whether you're a business owner, independent contractor or sole proprietor, you meet the IRS definition of "self-employed." You're also in good company. As of August, more than 10.2 million Americans were self-employed — many of them having bought a house since entering self-employment. So, if you've heard that...

How to Buy a House in 7 Easy Steps

If you're pondering a home purchase but feel reluctant for any reason, it's time to set the record straight. Yes, the homebuying process can feel a tad tedious for some people, but it certainly doesn't have to be difficult. And, in reality, it's not particularly tedious, either, if you keep...

5 Keys to Buying a House as a Single Person

If you're like many people, becoming a homeowner is practically a rite of passage for getting married or starting a family. But what if you're single and don't have children? Well, buying a home is an equally significant milestone. That's because, in all likelihood, it's still the biggest financial investment...

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