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New Hanover County, NC_Real Estate Sales Update
September 5, 2019

[caption id="attachment_5406" align="alignright" width="1024"] New Hanover County, NC Real Estate Market Statistics[/caption] Cape Fear Realtors® July 2019 New Hanover County, NC Real Estate Sales Update: Wondering what the real estate market is doing in in New Hanover County, North Carolina in 2019? Curious to see a comparison of real estate sales in 2019 as compared with 2018. Real estate is local, and yes, real estate market values and sale prices vary from neighborhood to neighborhood. They vary Town to Town and County to County. And yes, ... Continue Reading
Tags: Real Estate Statistics, Real Estate Values

Increasing Your Home’s Value With Improvements and Upgrades
August 31, 2019

Wondering What Improvements/Upgrades Will Increase the Value of Your Home? Do all home improvements  or upgrades increase the value of a home? Will improvements and upgrades increase the value of the home by at least the cost of the renovation? Cost does not equal value when improving, renovating or repairing a home! Just because a repair or renovations costs X amount, it does not necessarily increase the value of the home by the same amount. Home Upgrades With the Lowest ROI File these ... Continue Reading
Tags: Home Maintenance, Improving Your Home

Mortgage Pre-Approval versus Mortgage Pre-Qualification
July 10, 2019

Is there a difference between a Mortgage Pre-Qualification letter and a Mortgage Pre-Approval letter? (Originally written and posted in 2009 and updated now in August, 2019, with updates in Italics) Considering taking advantage of the favorable mortgage interest rates? mortgage interest rates below 4%? Considering taking advantage of the drop in real estate prices in 2009? Considering beginning the search process to purchase a home? Before taking the time to drive around looking for a home, before taking the time to visit Open ... Continue Reading
Tags: Home Buying, Mortgage Pre Approval

David Fialk Real Estate Professional 45 Years
October 6, 2016

October, 2016 David Fialk, New Jersey REALTOR® and Broker Owner of Choice Realty Co., 1144 Green St., Iselin, New Jersey, is now celebrating 45 years in real estate. If you would like to know what it was like working in the real estate industry for the past 45 years, just talk with David Fialk. David is an active member of the National Association of REALTORS®, New Jersey Association of REALTORS® and the Middlesex County Association of REALTORS®, serving as Board President in 1987 for MCAR. ... Continue Reading
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Kitchen Remodeling
July 30, 2016

7 Smart Strategies for Kitchen Remodeling Follow these seven strategies to get the most financial gain on your kitchen remodel. Read Visit houselogic.com for more articles like this. Copyright 2016 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® Continue Reading
Tags: Home Owners

Realty Matters Home Owner Newsletter, July 2016

RealtyMatters Home Owner Newsletter Real Estate Newsletter, July, 2016 Homeowner Tips and News * Real Estate Sales at Highest Pace in 9 Years      * Take Back Energy Bills * Home Upgrades With Lowest Return Continue Reading
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2015 Highlights of Profile Home Buyers and Sellers
November 30, 2015

Characteristics of Typical Home Buyer and Seller  Curious to know the characteristics of a typical Home Buyer in 2015? Wondering about the typical Home Seller in 2015? Continue Reading
Tags: Real Estate Statistics

RealtyMatters Home Owner Newsletter, January, 2015
January 18, 2015

RealtyMatters Home Owner Newsletter Real Estate Newsletter, January, 2015 Homeowner Tips and News * How Much Value Does Regular Home Maintenance Add?      * 11 Ways to Create Welcoming Front Entrance * Top 10 Common Repair Costs                                                    * 2014 Middlesex County Sale Statistics                 * Matching Room Color and Lighting                                             * What Appeals to Home Buyers Today Continue Reading
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RealtyMatters, June 2014
June 27, 2014

RealtyMatters Real Estate Newsletter, June, 2014 Homeowner Tips and News * Choice Realty Co. Celebrates 40th Anniversary * Stay Cool This Summer * Keep Your Drains Clean * 7 Smart Strategies For Kitchen Remodeling Continue Reading
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RealtyMatters, May, 2014
May 24, 2014

 RealtyMatters Real Estate Newsletter, May, 2014 Homeowner Tips and News * Water Pressure Concerns * Water Drainage Concerns * Roof Shingle Stains * Home Exterior Tips Continue Reading
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