Buying a Home

April 25, 2022

Buyer or Seller: Who Pays For Home Inspection Repairs in North Carolina?

A man evaluating a home inspection.


You discovered your dream home and signed a contract. You’ve heard that it’s good to get a home inspection before closing on a house, but you have some questions…


Who’s responsible for setting up the home inspection? Even more, who covers the repairs? 


There are 3 ...

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March 31, 2022

9 Steps to Picking the a Family Friendly Neighborhood in Wilmington, NC

Image of a mother, after, young daughter, and son strolling through a family-friendly neighborhood.

The Wilmington region is home to a wide range of residents — all the way from college students to retired beach-lovers to long-time locals. However, families are one of the most rapidly growing populations in the area.

As communities within Pender, Brunswick, and New Hanover Counties continue to experience extraordinary growth ...

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March 15, 2022

Wrightsville Beach VS. Carolina Beach: Where to Live?

Drone view of homes along Wrightsville Beach coast.

Attracted to coastal living in southeastern North Carolina?

The next step: deciding between the two largest beach towns in the area — Wrightsville Beach and Carolina Beach.

The Network Real Estate team has been here a while and has a strong feeling for the lay of the land. To help ...

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March 2, 2022

Top 10 Perks of Living in Carolina Beach

Image of two people lounging casually on the beach, sitting back and watching the sunrise.

Want to move to the beautiful east coast? 

We don’t blame you! After all, we chose this life as well. 

We’ve been here awhile, so take it from us. Carolina Beach is an AMAZING place to live. Here’s why: 

1. The beach, of course!

Why else would ...

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Feb. 17, 2022

Why are Wilmington Area Housing Prices So High in 2022?

Image of a young couple struggling to pay for a new home.

Whether you’re buying a home for the first time or looking for a Wilmington upgrade, you’re probably wondering if the housing market will ever be in your favor again.

I mean…the prices are bound to drop eventually…right?


But there are a lot of factors keeping housing costs high ...

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Jan. 26, 2022

2022 Housing Market Outlook in Wilmington, NC

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As we begin 2022, there’s a lot happening in the Wilmington area housing marketing. 

From the pandemic influences to general market growth to the increase in Wilmington’s population, there are a wide variety of factors impacting prices, supply, and demand. 

Is now a good time to buy or ...

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Dec. 16, 2021

The 9 Steps to Choosing the Right Real Estate Agent

Wondering how to pick the right real estate agent? 

When it comes to buying or selling a home, there’s a lot at stake. That’s why you need a quality Realtor with the right kind of expertise and personality to get you the deal you deserve. 

Whether you are ...

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Nov. 9, 2021

Most Common Home-Buying FAQs

Realtor giving a family the keys to a new home.Buying a new home can be complicated and overwhelming, especially for those who haven’t gone through the process before. We get a lot of repeat questions about the home-buying process, so we’d like to help by answering some of them here:

  • Should I buy a new home or continue renting ...
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April 6, 2020

Home Buying Mistakes to Avoid

There’s a lot to consider when buying a home. You have to think about how much you can spend, where you want your house to be located, and what features you need it to have. It’s a complicated process, especially if you’re a first-time homebuyer. It can also be an ...

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March 31, 2020

Seller’s Markets vs. Buyer’s Markets

Whether you’re a seller or a buyer, your #1 goal is always to get the most bang for your buck. If you’ve been a homeowner, you’ve probably heard a real estate agent use the terms “seller’s market” and “buyer’s market” once or twice. Understanding what these terms mean is critical ...

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