The dream of owning a home is central to the American Dream. Real estate represents much more than an investment, it is also part of our identity. However, in the current market, with inflation, and mortgage rate news, the prospect of homeowning and saving is often accompanied apprehension at figuring out a substantial down payment. It is important to debunk the myth that 20% down payments are the only way to own a home. Our government realizes how central homeowning is to the success of populations and generations and thus have many loan options and assistance programs, to make purchasing a home, easier than you think. Here are some of the ways to rethink downpayments, your first step towards homeowning.

20% Down Myth

20% is what people think…

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"For Sale by Owner" or FSBO, might sound appealing given the savings from commissions, but there are risks that accompany this choice. Opting for this approach means you as a seller assume several responsibilities solo, which are not only a challenge but may place the home in legal jeopardy.

According to a recent report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), the two of the most challenging aspects for individuals selling their own homes are accurately determining the price and properly understanding and handling the paperwork. Here are some of the ways Realtors mitigate risks of selling your home.

The Price is Right

Determining the correct price for your home is critical when attempting to sell it. Selling your home independently…

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The Triangle region has been dubbed as the "Smithsonian" of the South. Famous authors, recording studios, and all incarnations of the performing arts thrive here. My NC Homes discusses events and venues frequently as a service to new buyers moving to the area, and our community. Here are some of our favorite venues, their neighborhoods, and what is happening this Spring. From open-air amphitheaters to intimate theaters, the Triangle has it all, we invite you to take a read and then get out and explore for yourself!


Koka Booth Amphitheatre: 

Location: 8003 Regency Pkwy, Cary, NC 27518

Spring Happenings: Tacos y Taps, April 6, Festival of all things Tacos and Beer.

Neighborhood: Nestled within Symphony Lake Park in Cary, Koka Booth…

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