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  • Help Your Client Avoid These Mistakes When Selling Their Home in North Carolina

    Help Your Client Avoid These Mistakes When Selling Their Home in North Carolina

    As a real estate agent in North Carolina, your role extends far beyond simply listing properties and facilitating transactions. You serve as a trusted advisor and advocate for your clients, guiding them through the complexities of the home-selling process and protecting their interests every step of the way.  To ensure a smooth and successful transaction…

  • Selling Your Home in North Carolina Without a Real Estate Agent (FSBO)

    Selling Your Home in North Carolina Without a Real Estate Agent (FSBO)

    Selling your home can be a monumental task, but for some homeowners in North Carolina, the journey toward a successful sale starts with the decision to go “For Sale By Owner” (FSBO). This approach, where homeowners take on the role of the seller without a real estate agent, gives more control to homeowners looking to…

  • Legal Lingo: Understanding Key Terms in a Criminal Trial

    Legal Lingo: Understanding Key Terms in a Criminal Trial

    If you find yourself charged with a crime or somehow involved in a criminal court case in North Carolina, you’re likely to encounter a lot of unfamiliar jargon. In this installment of our Legal Lingo blog series, we’ll explore and define some of the terms you’re likely to encounter during a criminal case so that…

  • A Guide to Buying a Foreclosed Home in North Carolina

    A Guide to Buying a Foreclosed Home in North Carolina

    In light of the current economy and real estate market, many homebuyers in North Carolina are turning to the foreclosure home market to find more affordable houses in markets where they have been priced out. While this can be a great way to get a good deal on a property, this can also be a…

  • Understanding Real Estate Titles in North Carolina

    Understanding Real Estate Titles in North Carolina

    Entering the realm of real estate in North Carolina can feel like stepping into a labyrinth of terms and concepts. One concept that emerges in all property transactions is “title.” When someone buys or sells a property, the title must be transferred from the seller to the buyer. This process can be complicated, and understanding…

  • Property Disputes: How to Resolve Boundary Line Issues in North Carolina

    Property Disputes: How to Resolve Boundary Line Issues in North Carolina

    Property disputes can be both emotionally and financially draining. One of the most common sources of property disputes in North Carolina is boundary line issues. These disputes arise when property owners have disagreements or uncertainties regarding where one property ends and another begins.  Resolving boundary-line issues can be challenging, but it’s essential to address these…

  • Why You Should Hire a Lawyer if You Receive a Speeding Ticket in North Carolina

    Why You Should Hire a Lawyer if You Receive a Speeding Ticket in North Carolina

    ​​We’ve all been there: the heart-pounding moment when those flashing blue lights appear in your rearview mirror, and you realize you’ve been pulled over for speeding. It’s a situation that can happen to anyone, and while it might seem like a minor traffic violation, receiving a speeding ticket can have significant consequences that go beyond…

  • FAQs: Refinancing in North Carolina

    FAQs: Refinancing in North Carolina

    When you decide to use a mortgage loan to buy a home or any real estate, you also decide to make a long-term investment. If the market or your financial situation changes during the term of your loan, you may choose to take advantage of your option to refinance your mortgage to change the terms…

  • Legal Lingo: An Overview of Common Real Estate Terms

    Legal Lingo: An Overview of Common Real Estate Terms

    The legal world is full of terminology that can confuse anyone outside it. Through our Legal Lingo blog series, we’ll introduce you to and define some legal lingo you might encounter to help you be more informed. Real estate transactions, in particular, include many terms specific to the real estate world, and if it’s your…

  • Deed of Trust in North Carolina

    Deed of Trust in North Carolina

    There are many documents and contracts involved in real estate transactions, and trying to understand all of them can get a little overwhelming.  One that we find people often have questions about is the deed of trust. What is a deed of trust? A deed of trust is a legal agreement used in real estate…