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Getting Ready for Your Home Inspection What You Should Expect From A Home Inspection

You're under contract and you or your agent has set up the home inspection. It's time to get ready for a roller coaster ride of emotions.

There's the excitement that comes from really getting to take a good hard look at the home you're buying. It's typically the longest time you are in the house before you own it.

There's anxiety. What if the inspector finds something wrong? So wrong you can't buy the house?

Impatience. Where's my report? How bad is it? What's it going to cost to repair these things and how soon do I need to get them all done? Why hasn't the Seller responded to my request yet. Ugh, I hate this, when will it be over?

With countless hundreds of home inspections under our belts; you can

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Enjoy Southern Hospitality - 176 Old Piedmont Circle

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Enjoy Southern Hospitality - Custom Craftsman Cottage

A Wonderful Place to Call Home - 

You're going to love living in 176 Old Piedmont Circle, a classic Craftsman style cottage located in the Briar Chapel Subdivision, 10 minutes south of UNC and Chapel Hill. Spectacular customized "Franklin III" was built by Homes by Dickerson and is loaded with upgrades. There are two main level bedrooms each with their own baths. The master suite features a curbless walk-in shower, dual vanities granite tops, large walk in closet with custom shelving. There's a Gourmet kitchen featuring a 42" SS gas stove with two ovens, a direct vent hood, built-in Microwave. Well positioned windows allow natural sunlight in  keeping it light and bright.

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62 Willow Bridge Durham NC - Close to Everything!

62 Willow Bridge, Durham NC - Close to Everything!

Willow Bridge Villas, located off Hope Valley Rd, midway between downtown Durham and Southpoint Mall. This spacious townhome is convenient to everything the area has to offer. Upstairs there are 2 large bedrooms each with private bath and roomy closets. Lower level offers large kitchen, dining and family room with fireplace, plus a half bath. Bright kitchen with smooth cooktop, tile backsplash and refrigerator, dishwasher and built in microwave. Outside there's a hard piped gas grill on the rear deck.  Nestled in wooded area, close to American Tobacco trail. Under 20 minutes to downtown, Duke, UNC, shopping, RTP/RDU. Freshly painted throughout and includes all appliances including washer and

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What You Should Know About New ConstructionWhat You Should Know When Buying New Construction Homes

There's a lot of new construction here in the Research Triangle Area, from fully customized high-end single family homes, to mass produced production homes with few options for the buyer other than cosmetic, and everything in between. Each and every builder has their own jargon and terminology to describe their product and there's a very significant difference in the quality of what and how they build and what a homebuyer can expect throughout the process. It's very easy to become overwhelmed.

Here's what you should know about buying new construction.

New homes have a lot of advantages, but there are trade-offs. As with any major purchasing decision, consider your personal priorities

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Raleigh NC - Best Aging in Place

Aging in Place Options for Raleigh NC

My NC Homes presents another in our series of Best Aging in Place communities, focusing this time on Raleigh NC. This is a resource both for those looking to scale back from domestic responsibilities while scaling up in quality of life as well as for adult caregivers. Continuum living in the Triangle has a wide varity of retirement communities and traditional full care nursing facilities that many do not even know exist. From the latest in compassionate full-time care to independent luxury living, Raleigh aging in place options are many. Raleigh and the Research Triangle area in general are consistently ranked among the top 10 places to live by numerous national publications. If you would like to learn more

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1841 Fillmore Dr

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1841 Fillmore Drive- A lot of home for a little $$$


Check it out! 4 generous bedrooms, bonus room, play room & office, 2.5 baths on a large cul-de-sac lot that backs to the woods in a wonderful neighborhood. Move-in ready and priced to sell. All appliances included. You're going to love the  "open concept" Family Room / Eat-in Kitchen. This home has great natural light and you'll enjoy easy access from the kitchen onto the grilling patio.  There's a great work island, and a W.I. Pantry. Perfect home for a large growing family or for those who love to entertain. Easy walk to Community Park. Convenient to Raleigh/Durham/I-85. Less than 10 minutes to Falls Lake. All for under $300,000. Homes in Davenport sell quickly

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Beautifully updated 2-Story in North Raleigh.  Walk or Bike to Falls Lake Dam Recreation area and Mountain to the Sea's Trail.  3 Bedrooms, office and a bonus room for lots of living space.  Newer HVAC including added duct work and returns in all rooms.  Open Floor Plan with updated kitchen with high end convection stove, stainless steel, and granite tops.  New fixtures and hardware throughout.  A nice private fenced in back yard completes this lovely picture.

Call us at 919-451-7868 for a showing.

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1613 Cultivar Firepit

 

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Great Southwest Durham location with paved trails, playgrounds, and in neighborhood YMCA pool and tennis.  Easy access to I-40, RTP, Downtown Durham, Duke, UNC, and Chapel Hill.  3 bedrooms including a large master with 2 huge walk-in closets, tub and separate shower.  Great flat backyard and place for a nice fire to kick back and enjoy the laze days of summer!  S'moores anyone?

Call us at 919-451-7868 for a showing!

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1842 Fillmore Drive

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1842 Fillmore Drive: Nearly New, Definitely Improved, Big Space for Little Money!

Check it out! 4 generous bedrooms, 2.5 baths on a large cul-de-sac lot that backs to the woods in a wonderful neighborhood. Fantastic Master bath has been recently updated and looks great. Custom Shelving in W.I.C.  This home is truly Move-in ready and priced to sell. Open concept Living/Brkfst/Kitchen has great natural light and you'll enjoy the easy access to your backyard patio; perfect for Grilling and Chilling. This is the perfect home for a large or growing family or for those who love to entertain. Easy walk to Community Park. Super Convenient to Raleigh/Durham/Falls Lake and downtown

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130 Thrift St. Walk to Downtown Pittsboro

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HERE'S THE DEAL- 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, fenced yard perfect for kids and/or pets, 2 car garage, Walk to downtown Pittsboro! Priced to Sell! This home is move in ready. All appliances included. Hardwood floors in main level common areas. Newer carpet. High Efficiency Heat Pump, Large Loft and Bonus Room either would make a great home office space. Large Master Bedroom with generous closet space. Two bedrooms and a full bath on the main floor. Close to RDU/Chapel Hill/Carrboro/Jordan Lake. Seller's love this home, they just outgrew it. You can take a virtual walk through in the video below.

 

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