Category: North Carolina

  • What You Can and Can’t Disclose to Your Clients as a Real Estate Agent in North Carolina

    What You Can and Can’t Disclose to Your Clients as a Real Estate Agent in North Carolina

    As a real estate agent in North Carolina, it’s crucial to understand the legal boundaries set by the Fair Housing Act to ensure you’re serving your clients ethically and lawfully. The Fair Housing Act is a federal law that aims to eliminate housing discrimination and promote residential integration.  However, navigating what you can and cannot…

  • Understanding Breach of Warranty Lawsuits: Your Rights as a Consumer

    Understanding Breach of Warranty Lawsuits: Your Rights as a Consumer

    Have you ever purchased a product only for it to fail shortly after, leaving you frustrated?  We live in a world where warranties are supposed to provide peace of mind, but sellers and manufacturers don’t always hold up their end of the deal. Thankfully, federal law protects consumers against product defects and even entitles you…

  • What Realtors Should Let Clients Know About HOA Laws in North Carolina

    What Realtors Should Let Clients Know About HOA Laws in North Carolina

    In the world of real estate, navigating the realm of homeowners associations (HOAs) is crucial for both realtors and their clients. HOAs can affect a homeowner’s property within a subdivision or neighborhood and may alter a buyer’s opinion of a home for sale. As a realtor in North Carolina, you need to guide your clients…

  • Legal Obligations for Landlords

    Legal Obligations for Landlords

    As a landlord in North Carolina, it’s important to understand your legal obligations to ensure a smooth and successful rental experience for both you and your tenants. Let’s delve into six key legal obligations that landlords in North Carolina must fulfill to follow state laws and regulations. Compliance with State Landlord-Tenant Laws North Carolina has…

  • Understanding Personal Injury Lawsuits After an Injury at an Airbnb

    Understanding Personal Injury Lawsuits After an Injury at an Airbnb

    Airbnb has become a popular option for travelers seeking unique and affordable accommodations. However, sometimes accidents and injuries can occur, leaving guests wondering about their legal rights and options for seeking compensation.   If you have been injured at an Airbnb property due to the host’s negligence, it is essential to understand your legal rights and…

  • How to Choose the Right North Carolina Realtor

    How to Choose the Right North Carolina Realtor

    Choosing the right realtor is one of the most important decisions you can make in the home buying or selling process. Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or a seasoned investor, a knowledgeable real estate agent can guide you through the intricacies of the real estate market, help you navigate the legalities involved in the transaction,…

  • 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…