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If you’re looking to buy a home in the Southern Pines area, there’s no better time than now to buy and turn your investment into a future profit! Current real estate trends confirm that the market is certainly a buyer’s market, and yet the price of home sales and price per square foot are amidst a steady increase. As such, investing in the market now given the current real estate trends and growing popularity of the area would be prove to prudent for the savvy investor. Know the Market Trends The ... read more
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How Much does Selling a House Really Cost?

Posted by Alan Tucker on August 20, 2018 in No Category
When you’re selling your home you can expect to make a certain amount of money when the sale is complete, but have you considered how much money goes into selling a home? Many people forget to consider things such as realtor commission fees, home repairs, paying off your mortgage, and closing costs—all of which can really begin to add up. That said, understanding and preparing for the expenditures that come will selling your home is the best way to avoid spending on unexpected surprises. Know you Realt... read more
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Buying a Home: When is the Right Time to Buy?

Posted by Alan Tucker on July 31, 2018 in No Category
When you’re ready to buy a home it’s important to consider a few things to determine whether or not it’s the right time to buy! Reviewing your personal finances is a crucial first step to buying a home—no matter if you’re a first-time buyer or an experienced homeowner! In addition, observing the market itself is another vital step in ensuring that you’re buying the right home at the right time. Know your Finances It may seem obvious, but before you decide to buy a home, you need... read more
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Ways to Beat the Summer Heat in Your Home

Posted by Alan Tucker on July 09, 2018 in  Helpful Tips  House and Home
Staying cool in the heat of the summer usually comes with high electricity bills come fall.  There are some ways you can beat the heat from the dog days of summer and keep your cooling bill relatively low. Programmable Thermostat A programmable thermostat is an inexpensive way to preset your thermostat so that it is only cooling your home while you are home.  These run from $30 to $50 dollars and depending on which one you buy, you can set up to 4 settings or even weekday and weekend settings. You c... read more
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There’s no place like home.  That just isn’t a saying from Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz as she clicks her heels together, but something that every homeowner feels when they have found the perfect home.  A home is not just about the 4 corners of what we call home, but something more magical after we have put our personal touches into it.  It’s our niche, a place we are comfortable with to just be “us”.  It’s our haven, our sanctuary, our comfort zone.  So i... read more
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