Archives: September 2014


What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – Sept 29, 2014

Walter Whitehurst What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – Sept 29, 2014 Last week’s economic news included several housing-related reports that provided mixed results with lower than expected sales of previously owned homes and higher than expected sales of new homes. The FHFA also released its House Price report for July, which noted that […]



Selling to Millennials: Three High-Tech Upgrades That Will Increase Your Home’s Appeal to Young Buyers

Walter Whitehurst Selling to Millennials: Three High-Tech Upgrades That Will Increase Your Home’s Appeal to Young Buyers Millennials are finally starting to enter the real estate market after delaying home purchases for several years. With a completely new client base looking for homes, it is time to increase your home’s appeal to young buyers. Millennials […]


House Hunting Checklist – Five Small Signs That Can Indicate Much Bigger Problems with a Home

Walter Whitehurst House Hunting Checklist: Five Small Signs That Can Indicate Much Bigger Problems with a Home It’s not uncommon for homebuyers to recount horror stories about properties that appeared to be fine at first glance, but were actually hiding very expensive problems. If you fail to do your due diligence, you might find your […]



What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – Sept 15, 2014

Walter Whitehurst What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – Sept 15, 2014 Last week’s housing related economic reports were slim, but an unexpected increase in weekly jobless claims gained attention. Analysts calmed concerns by noting that last week’s reading of 315,000 new jobless claims was not far removed from jobless claim levels before the […]


Featured Homes in the Jacksonville and Havelock NC Area

$129,900 This centrally located brick home was recently remodeled from top to bottom. In addition to its… 108 Cole Drive, Jacksonville, NC Photos: 19   Beds: 3   Baths: 2 (2 full)     Lot: 9583 2176 Burgaw Hwy, Jacksonville, NC $250,000 Zoned RA, no soil survey available, buyer will need to have soil survey done as part of their… 2176 Burgaw […]


US Home Sales Outperform Real Estate Experts’ Previous Predictions

It’s always a good sign on the national housing market when sales activity is better than even the experts predicted! And that’s exactly what happened recently when the latest market activity report was released by the National Association of Realtors in July. Evidently, contracts to purchase previously-owned properties increased more than expected during the month […]