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What is Modular Housing? What is Modular Housing?

By Tiffany Raiford

A modular house and a mobile home are not the same thing, even though most people make the mistake of thinking that they are. In fact, the definition of a modular home in a state such as Florida means something completely different than it does in North Carolina. Inside, we clear up any confusion

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Passage Of Title In North Carolina Passage Of Title In North Carolina

By Elizabeth R. Elstien

The process of passing title from one person to another in North Carolina varies based the type of title being moved. Inside, we highlight how to convey title in the The Old North State.

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First Time Homebuyer Programs in North Carolina First Time Homebuyer Programs in North Carolina

By Tiffany Raiford

Buying your first home can be a daunting task. But with a little help from one of the many first time homebuyer programs in North Carolina, even those who aren't sure where to start can chart a path to homeownership.

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Types of Tenancy in North Carolina Types of Tenancy in North Carolina

By Tiffany Raiford

Tenancy laws differ from state to state. Depending on the type of tenancy you're under, North Carolina has a particular set of laws that outline your protections and obligations. Inside, we review the details of each tenancy type recognized by the state.

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Closing Costs Assistance Programs for North Carolina Closing Costs Assistance Programs for North Carolina

By Tabitha Jean Naylor

There are several programs in North Carolina designed to assist home buyers in completing the final hurdle on the path to homeownership. Inside, we review some of the Tar Heel state's best closing cost assistance programs

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Understanding Short Sales and Why They Take So Long Understanding Short Sales and Why They Take So Long

By Tiffany Raiford

Short sales might sound quick, but once you understand the meaning behind the term, you'll have an idea why they take so long.

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What Is Multi-Generational Housing? What Is Multi-Generational Housing?

By Tabitha Jean Naylor

Multi-Generational homes are an attractive and burgeoning option for families that plan to stay in the same home for years to come. Inside, we take a look at the advantages of keeping several generations under one roof.

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The Importance of Mortgage Insurance The Importance of Mortgage Insurance

By Tiffany Raiford

Mortgage insurance is sometimes mistaken as an asset for borrowers. However, mortgage insurance is designed to protect lenders in the instance of default and foreclosure.

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Your Home Inspection Checklist Your Home Inspection Checklist

By Mary Lamphere

Buying a home in North Carolina usually requires a home inspection to be performed by a licensed home inspector before you can close. Here's a look at the items that the inspector will likely check.

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Understanding Mortgage Products in North Carolina Understanding Mortgage Products in North Carolina

By Colleen Colkitt

Before compiling a wish list for your dream home, you will want to determine which type of mortgage product is right for you. Make an informed decision after reading this review of the most common mortgage types!

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