Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage Blog

Want to Start Off With a High Sales Price?

Posted by Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage on January 25, 2011 in No Category
So, you’ve done your research, you’ve updated your home and you’re ready to sell. You’re already shopping for Wilmington, NC new homes. While you think you have a fairly good idea of what your home is worth, as a sensible home-seller you schedule appointments with three local listing agents. Amazingly, two of the Realtors come up with prices that are lower than you anticipated. Although they back up their recommendations with recent sales data of similar homes, you are still convinced your house is worth more. Howe... read more

Susan Williams Joins Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Realty

Posted by Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage on January 24, 2011 in No Category
Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Realty is pleased to announce that Susan Williams has joined its South Brunswick office. Williams is a multi-million dollar real estate producer and brings 10 years of experience to Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Realty.  Williams is a licensed real estate broker in North Carolina and West Virginia. In addition to working with Sea Coast Realty, Williams will continue to work with Coldwell Banker Home Town Realty, located in Franklin, West Virginia.        Will... read more

What to Avoid When Buying a Home

Posted by Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage on January 21, 2011 in No Category
If you are thinking about purchasing a home, there are some major things you will want to avoid. While some of them may seem like common sense, it can never hurt to see them in writing. Don’t Move Money Around When a lender reviews your loan package for approval, one of the things they are most concerned about is the source of funds for your down payment and closing costs. Most likely, you will be asked to provide statements for the last two or three months on any of your liquid assets. This includes checking accou... read more

Buying a New Home: The Best Investment

Posted by Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage on January 17, 2011 in No Category
When is the right time to purchase a new home? While having your finances in order is a major factor, it can still be challenging to know when it is the right time to make such a large purchase.  Understanding the financial benefits of purchasing a new home may help you realize, the right time is right now! Return on Investment As a general rule, homes tend to appreciate at about five percent each year. Some years this figure will increase, some years it will decrease. The figure can also vary depending on the neig... read more

Getting Your House Ready to Sell: Part IV

Posted by Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage on January 07, 2011 in No Category
Fixing up the outside of your house is much like fixing up the inside, with a few simple adjustments you can turn the outside of your house into someone’s dream home. What was it that first attracted you to your new Jacksonville, NC real estate? Most likely, it was how attractive the home looked from the outside. While it is sometimes customary to fix-up the outside of your home before you work on the interior, we believe it may be more beneficial to work on it last. There are two main reasons for this. First, the ... read more