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Find the Best Realtor in Fayetteville and get the credit you deserve. A recent conversation with a local Fayetteville loan officer revealed that mortgage applications are being reviewed far more thoroughly now than in the past, and that your credit score should be 680 or higher to qualify for the...
Best Realtor in Fayetteville, NCWho would be so bold as to proclaim to be the Best Realtor in any locality? It certainly would not be someone seeking the respect and admiration of their peers. And, if there were to be such a claim, should it not come from satisfied clients instead of an agent? On...
Happy St. Patrick’s Day To All My AR Family of Friends Hope you get a kick out of this! Personalize funny videos and birthday eCards at JibJab!
If you plan to remodel or update before selling your home, you have to find the balance between what's appropriate and what qualifies as over-improvement. If you're in a mid-range neighborhood and install granite countertops, you're unlikely to recoup your costs. But if you're in...
So you’ve decided to buy a home in the Fayetteville Area. What's the first question you ask yourself? It should be, "How much can I afford?" Without that crucial piece of information, you can't even begin your search. Figure your monthly income and debt payments, order your c...
My granddaughter, Taylor Steele, a student, and group participant, at the Linda Kinlaw School of dance in Fayetteville, NC, took platinum for lyrical dance routine, “Pure Imagination” at the Kannapolis Performing Arts Center in Kannapolis NC. The competition was held March 12 & 13, 2011.T...
Fayetteville, NC, like many areas of the country are experiencing buyers markets, and current tax laws make this a very attractive time for parents who have the financial ability, to help their children become homeowners. Home prices and interest rates are still low, so you may want to consider ...
If you need to sell your home, but you don’t have enough equity, you're facing a pricing puzzle, because you don’t want to come out of pocket with more than you have to. But, before deciding on a fair price that may be below what you really want, ask yourself... If your home sits on the mark...
If you're in the market to buy a home in Fayetteville, NC take a counter-intuitive tip and imagine the day you'll be selling it. That's right - whether you're a first time buyer, or relocating, this home probably won't be your last, so look for features that will pay off when...
I got an email chain letter today that points to the month of July this year as having 5 Sundays, 5 Fridays, and 5 Saturdays. Reportedly this only happens every 823 years. And, according to the email, this is known in Chinese Feng Shui as Money Bags! Since this is the first I’ve ever heard of th...