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Paul Fitts - What You Should Know About the Most Recent Property Assessment in Wake County - Real Estate Right Now with Jay Izso

What You Should Know About the Most Recent Property Assessment

If you live in Wake County in North Carolina you saw your home values increase according to the most recent assessments. For some that increase is rather significant. But hold on! It may not be as bad as you first thought when you saw the huge increase in your assessed home value. Also, you can dispute the increase, but that may not always be in your best interest. So how should we approach these increases? Well in this episode of Real Estate Right Now, Paul Fitts, Senior Loan Officer from Advantage Mortgage joins us to help you understand the ins and outs of the assessment. Linda Craft Team, Realtors¬†for more[…]

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Chris Coy - What You Should Know About the Home Closing Statement Part 2- Real Estate Right Now with Jay Izso

Part 2 – What You Should Know at Closing About the Home Disclosure Statement

When you get ready to close on your home, you will be presented with the Home Disclosure Statement. It is going to have a bunch of dollar figures on it, and many of them are not going to make sense. In fact, you may ask, “What am I paying all this for?” And those are great questions. You may also ask, “Why is there an Escrow account?”, “How much is lender making on the load?”, “What do you mean I have to pay taxes before they are due?” and probably many more. When you purchase a home, the home closing disclosure can look very confusing not to mention intimidating. On[…]

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Chris Coy - What You Should Know About the Home Closing Disclosure - Real Estate Right Now with Jay Izso

What You Should Know About the Closing Disclosure – Part 1

Well, it’s almost here. You have negotiated that house that you always wanted, you have done the inspections. You have negotiated the inspections. And now you are getting ready for closing… But wait! What is this document that has all these numbers and figures on it. They used to call it a HUD? You don’t understand. And what do all these numbers mean. There is some terms and terminology that doesn’t make sense. And why is this money going to these certain line items? It’s all so confusing. In the next two episodes of Real Estate Right Now Senior Mortgage Loan Officer with Townebank Chris Coy helps us understand the[…]

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Russ Broome - What You Need to Know About Finding Commercial Real Estate For Your Business - Real Estate Right Now with Jay Izso

What A Business Should Know About Commercial Real Estate

Every business starts with an idea. And as that idea keeps getting more and more detail the business starts to move into some sort of reality. Maybe it starts in your garage or basement, but there will come a time it needs to move into a commercial space. Now what do you do? You are a business. You have never purchased or leased commercial real estate, what do you really need to know? Where do you start? How do you know if your getting into is the right price? What else should you know from a business stand point. On this episode of Real Estate Right Now we bring on[…]

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Sophie LaPierre - What You May Not Know About Becoming A New Real Estate Broker - Real Estate Right Now with Jay Izso

What You Should Know About Joining Your First Real Estate Team

I have said that getting into real estate is like Denny’s…”You don’t make a reservation to go there, but after a few drinks it’s where everybody seems to wind up.” Well maybe that is not exactly true, but fact remains that many people have the thought about getting into real estate. And by the way there are all generations of people who are interested in it. And they get interested in it for a variety of reasons. In this episode of Real Estate Right Now, Sophie LaPierre a new real estate professional with Linda Craft Team, Realtors joins us to talk about her experience joining a new real estate team.[…]

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Paul Fitts - What You Should Know About Getting Your First Mortgage - Real Estate Right Now with Jay Izso

What You Should Know About Getting Your First Mortgage

With interest rates coming down, some of you are considering purchasing a home. Typically, people who purchase a home need a mortgage. Most often people will start their home purchasing process by speaking with a real estate professional. But a great real estate professional will tell you to start your home purchase with a mortgage lender. The reason being seller’s want to ensure that you can obtain a mortgage before you can purchase the home. So now you set up a meeting with a mortgage lender, what should you expect? What should you be prepared for? Do you need to bring anything with you? In this episode of Real Estate[…]

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Kim Crump - First Time Home Sellers - What Should You Know - Real Estate Right Now with Jay Izso

What Every First Time Seller Needs to Know

We often talk about first time home buyers. Because after it all it is more than likely the single largest personal purchase you will make in your life. But what we don’t talk about is selling your first home. When buying your first home you wanted to get the home for the least amount of money. But when selling your home you want to get the most amount of money. How is it even possible for a buyer and seller get together?¬† Some how how they do. So, when it comes to selling your first home, what should you know. How does the process work. What should you do and[…]

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Doug Schoonmaker - What Can a Community Bank Do for You - Real Estate Right Now with Jay Izso

What is a Community Bank and What Options Can They Give You on a Home Loan?

What is a Community Bank, and How Can They Help You with Your Next Home Purchase? We hate to say we told you so, but we told you so. We at Real Estate Right Now have said for the last 12 months interest rates would start dropping when we got into 2024 as we get closer to an election year…they seem to magically drop. And guess what? They did!! As more home buyers get into the market you should consider your lending options. And one such option is the community bank. Wait…what? What is a community bank you may eagerly ask? Well rather then spell it out here, on this[…]

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Stacey Anfindsen end of year Triangle Area Residential Real Estate Report Real Estate Right Now Show with Jay Izso

4th Quarter Triangle Area Residential Real Estate Report

For those of you who do are not from the Research Triangle Park in North Carolina. This area is made up of three cities with three major Universities, Chapel Hill (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), Durham (Duke University), and Raleigh (North Carolina State University). This area makes up a triangle that house hundreds of major businesses known around the world. In this episode of Real Estate Right Now, Owner, Creator, of the T.A.R.R. Report (Triangle Area Residential Real Estate) Stacey Afindsen joins us to give us an update of all kinds of critical data that affects the Triangle area. We talk what he sees as far as housing[…]

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Kim Crump - Before You Do It Yourself - Lessons from a DIYer - Real Estate Right Now with Jay Izso

Advice and Examples from an DIYer

DIY or “Do It Yourself” shows are extremely popular. They are watched on TV with regularity. What is more when it comes to doing work in a home, many people will go to the “University of YouTube” (as I like to call it), and learn how they can take on those home projects themselves. But when it comes to “Doing It Yourself” it’s not all what the TV shows like to show you. What really happens when someone decides to DIY? this episode of Real Estate Right Now, Kim Crump, Listing and Buyers Expert with Linda Craft Team, Realtors joins us. Kim is a DIYer. And she recently redid one[…]

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