Buying

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First Year Real Estate Advice from 17 GREAT Agents

This article is for first year Real Estate Agents, whether you're six months in and still searching for your first deal OR you just received your license in the mail. The intent of the following Realtors® who contributed to this article is to help those who are seeking help/advice. If you haven't already, you should connect with each one of the following Realtors® on the social media platform of your choice!

If you'd like to add to the conversation and assist first year Agents, drop us a line in the comments section below!

Without Further ado...

If you could go back to your first year as a Real Estate Agent, what advice would you give yourself?....

Anita Clark Realtor Warner Robins, GA

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Without a doubt,

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Raleigh Real Estate, reasons to buy a home for sale now

One reason it's a great time to buy a home in Raleigh here in 2015 is the low interest rates. That's one of the more obvious reasons buying a home today makes a lot of sense. Buying Raleigh real estate offers many other benefits for buyers, that far outweigh whether or not it's a good time to buy... 

Earlier this week we wrote an article on whether or not it makes sense to buy real estate at a young age. A recent North Carolina State University graduate reached out and asked:

“Hey Ryan,

Loved your article on buying real estate when you’re young. I’m a first-time home buyer and was wondering if it still makes sense to buy in this market which seems to favor sellers? I’ve heard mixed opinions, what do you think?” - Kevin

I absolutely love

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Buying Raleigh Real Estate at a young age

What is a liability in Real Estate?

If you see real estate as an asset, buy it. If you see real estate as a liability, don’t.What is an Asett in Real Estate?

You can pay off someone else's mortgage or you can pay off your own.

Some people will say you shouldn’t buy real estate and here’s why… it requires a large down payment, there’s property taxes, oh, and the maintenance. Buying a home isn’t for everyone and that’s ok. In fact, a lot of these people are probably speaking from experience and they aren’t wrong. There is a flip side to this argument, and that is buying real estate is a great investment, especially at a young age.

Numbers don’t lie... 80% of millionaires own real estate.

For those looking to secure financial freedom for their future it starts with buying a home. You can reduce your

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Mistakes buyers make when purchasing a home for sale in Raleigh NC 

Mistakes Buyers Make When Purchasing a Home

Buying a home is a big decision. It's important to make sure you're ready to buy real estate as it is typically at least a six-figure investment and you don't want to make any mistakes when purchasing a house. There are a lot of things you can do to ensure you avoid the common mistakes buyers make including reading as much information and high-quality resources as possible. 

After educating yourself as best you can, you don't want to rush into the purchase, instead do more research. Learn about local Real Estate Agents and Lenders who will be assisting you in your transaction before you start seriously shopping for houses for sale. At Raleigh Realty, we always recommend our buyers and sellers

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Homes for Sale in Raleigh use Google for accurate data Don't use Zillow or Trulia

To the 100,000 Real Estate Professionals who are paying for impressions on Zillow and Trulia, you are directly funding, and supporting your competition. In fact, every time you post on social media using a Zillow link you are promoting a real estate "media" company that you are competing with. You're helping Zillow and Trulia outrank you online which is where 95% of consumers are shopping for real estate.

First we need to understand that Zillow is a publicly traded company, meaning they have investors they need to answer to if profits are not heading in the right direction. I'm not sure we need to go into more details other than the fact people make investments for one reason, to make money.

So what exactly does Zillow plan to do with the $108

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Luxury Home Buying Tips Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina

Whether you're shopping for a mansion overlooking the green on the 16th hole, a waterfront home with breathtaking views, or a penthouse loft in the heart of downtown, the luxury home buying process is one you'll want to be sure to do your homework on. As a buyer shopping for high end real estate there are certain tips and strategies that are both similar and different to your typical home buying process. This article will give you eight tips that will help you purchase a magnificent estate at a great price, avoiding common mistakes buyers make along the way.

In this article you will learn:

  • How to buy a luxury home
  • Tips to help with the luxury buying process
  • Common mistakes buyers make
  • How high end real estate purchases are different
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You asked. We listened. We answered...

Last week we wrote an article on how to buy a house for first time home buyers. The feedback we received was incredibly gratifying, overwhelming and unexpected! We received a question from one of our readers, Jerry, regarding how buying an existing home compares to buying a new construction home, asking for both the similarities and differences.

We took Jerry’s question and thought others may be wondering the same thing...

How Do I Buy A New Construction Home?

New Construction Home and Community Raleigh, NC: How to Buy

With that being said, if this article reads with familiarity, that’s because there are similarities between buying an existing home and buying new construction. If you haven’t read the most recent guide to buying a home article yet, stop and

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First Time Home Buyer’s Guide To Buying A House

This post is a 4,000+ word beast and that’s because it needed to be. So grab your popcorn, a cold beverage, and absorb the following content as best you can. We are diving into some great information for first time home buyers, including tips from some of the internet's best Real Estate professionals. It took almost a month to create, and is for the benefit of you, the reader. If you find this guide helpful, please consider sharing it socially with the buttons on this page.

There are a number of great programs available to first time home buyers!

Buying a home is one of the largest financial transactions in one’s life. If it’s your first time buying a house there’s likely a chance you’re intimidated

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The Best Time To Sell My House in Raleigh, NC Is?

This question is asked often by our clients in Raleigh. Everyone wants to know 'when is the best time to sell my home?' Below you will find a convenient infographic that will help you understand the best time to sell real estate in the greater Wake County area!

We sell homes in Raleigh, Cary, Apex, Holly Springs, Morrisville, Garner, Clayton, Wake Forest, Durham, Chapel Hill, Fuquay-Varina and more!

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There is no correct answer because each individual's situation is different, and without understanding all of the factors it's tough for us to give you a recommendation. Often times, when there is low inventory, it's a great time to be a seller, and when

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Working With Real Estate Agents in North Carolina

The Laws and Regulations that govern the relationship of agents and their principals can be found in the Working With Real Estate Agents Brochure. This form helps buyer's and seller's understand the relationship a Real Estate Agent has with their respective parties. It's crucial that when working with a Real Estate Agent you have a clear understanding of the relationship you have with that Agent.

 “When buying or selling real estate, you may find it helpful to have a real estate agent assist you. Real estate agents can provide many useful services and work with you in different ways. In some real estate transactions, the agents work for the seller. In others, the seller and buyer may each have

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