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I hope you have all heard of THE ROCK, the former NASCAR track newly purchased by Andy Hillenburg and rolling out it's first race Sunday, May 4th here in Rockingham, NC.  Our area was negatively affeted by NASCAR deciding to take our 2 races away from us several years ago and we would love to see...
04/25/2008
 This is an excerpt from CNBC's Kudlow & Co. Wednesday night about the current mortgage loan situation.  I found it interesting in that Paul compares the low interest on the loan to a same as cash loan from Circuit City which when it is not paid off in full at the end ot the time period, you owe ...
04/18/2008
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Copper theft, it is rampant here in our area.  If there is a vacant house, sooner or later it will be a target.  The removal of HVAC units, plumbing pipes and electrical wiring for their copper content has become more than irritating.  I just wondered if other areas are experiencing this like we ...
04/13/2008
I am in need of a structural engineer to look at my buyer's doublewide to see if it meets HUD requirements for an FHA loan.  Anybody know of one or are you one yourself?  I am 70 miles east of Charlotte and 90 miles southwest of Raleigh in Rockingham.  I need this done asap, trying to close Friday.
03/10/2008
I am seeing a trend here in North Carolina where the foreclosed properties have on the selling side a commission of only 1% or flat rates of say $750.00.  Are you agents in other parts of the country seeing this as well?  If I have a seasoned investor who is paying cash if may be okay to have suc...
03/07/2008
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I am curious as to whether more agents are using or considering using home stagers to sell their listings.  If you do, how much do you estimate it has helped?
03/04/2008
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I have recently had a problem with an appraiser reporting a house as "poor" condition.  Because of this the lender would not loan on the house and the deal fell through.  The house is about 90 years old and has seen better days, the buyer was aware she was  buying it "as is".  This is the first t...
03/04/2008
Why people are moving to Rockingham , NC from all over the country.  Here is some good information that will help you see why!Affordable housing is the #1 reason.  I have spoken with people and worked with clients who have purchased homes in our area from New York State, Florida, Georgia and out ...
12/28/2007
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