Amy Shair, Award Winning Agent - Cary and Durham NC Real Estate
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How to Sell Your Home in the WinterSell your home in the winter – This post was updated on December 17, 2019, to reflect new information and real estate trends! Spring and summer see a flurry of activity in the housing market. Winter is traditionally a slower time, but “slower” usually refers to ...
I’m discussing how the growth recession is impacting the housing market and what sellers need to do to get their home sold. Check out my previous video explaining what a growth recession is here: bit.ly/GrowthRecession
An article by WRAL Tech Wire reported that our economy may be headed toward a 'growth recession' rather than an economic crash. Here is my take on the idea of a growth recession and what it means for the Triangle economy. Amy Shair is an Award-Winning REALTOR® and Real Estate expert serving Durh...
In 2018, over one-third of all home purchases were made by millennials, and that number is only expected to grow in the coming years. If you’re thinking about selling your home in the next few years, it’s important to keep the millennial homebuyer in mind.Updating and staging your home with mille...
What is an iBuyer – you may not be familiar with the term, but you’ve undoubtedly heard of them or seen their signs in front of houses. An iBuyer is a company that buys houses at non-wholesale prices and immediately resells them for a profit. They are different from the signs you might see on the...
I'm talking with Ben Clifton from PNC Bank about PNC's loan programs for first time home buyers. Watch to learn who is considered a first-time buyer and what programs and incentives are offered to those who qualify. Visit AmyShair.com
New construction is absolutely booming in the Triangle area.With new homes sales going at a brisk pace, some buyers are worried they will lose their favorite lot or miss out on the one house under construction that meets all of their needs. However, it is in the buyer’s best interest to not rush ...
Sabrina Schell, a lender that I work with a lot and I got together to talk about mortgage programs and down payment.Down PaymentThere’s a survey out there that says that buyers are still thinking they need 20% down in order to get a loan. I know that they can get a mortgage with a lot less than t...
Spring is in the air – the weather may be just starting to warm up, but the real estate market is already hot! Spring has proven year after year to be the season in which the real estate market takes off. Buyers are out in droves, trading cabin fever for open houses, and their house hunt usually ...
Ben Clifton from PNC mortgage and I had the opportunity to talk about jumbo loan programs recently.There has been a lot of talk about jumbo loan programs in the market and I thought it would be great to get some answers.How much is a jumbo loan?According to Ben, a jumbo loan is exactly $484,350 a...