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May 2, 2022

5 Ways to Write a Winning Offer in Today’s Real Estate Market

Our nation is in the midst of a serious housing crunch. Last year, a lack of inventory and soaring prices left many would-be homebuyers feeling pinched. But now, with interest rates climbing, many of them are also feeling desperate to lock in a mortgage—which has only added fuel to the ...

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April 26, 2022

Shut Down Home Intruders With These 7 Safety Strategies

 

According to the FBI, more than one million burglaries are committed in the United States each year, with victims suffering an estimated $3 billion in combined property losses.1 Fortunately, there are some proven tactics you can use to decrease your likelihood of a home invasion.

 

Most burglars ...

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May 28, 2021

The 5 Best Neighborhoods in Greensboro, NC

 

Looking for a home in Greensboro, North Carolina? At Kim Mathis & Associates our real estate team has been helping families buy and sell homes for over 15 years in the Greensboro area. Families fall in love with the top-rated education systems, the family-friendly activities, and the affordable housing ...

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April 23, 2021

The Difference Between an Home Appraisal & Inspection in North Carolina

In this video Anthony covers the differences of a home appraisal and a home inspection in the state of North Carolina. He explains the purpose of them, and reasons of why they are important to the a home buyer.

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March 24, 2021

What Can Help a Buyer Win a Multiple Offer Bidding War on a NC Home

 

The North Carolina housing market is in a competitive state with low amounts of inventory, and a increasing demand for homes. There is a chance the house you want has numerous offers. So how do you make sure that your offer stands out enough to get accepted? Watch the ...

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March 1, 2021

What Are the Benefits of a 20% Down Payment?

What Are the Benefits of a 20% Down Payment? | MyKCM

If you’re thinking of buying a home this year, you may be wondering how much money you need to come up with for your down payment. Many people may think it’s 20% of the loan to secure a mortgage. While there are plenty of lower down payment options available for ...

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Feb. 3, 2021

Do I Really Need a 20% Down Payment to Buy a Home?

Do I Really Need a 20% Down Payment to Buy a Home? | MyKCM

Is the idea of saving for a down payment holding you back from buying a home right now? You may be eager to take advantage of today’s low mortgage rates, but the thought of needing a large down payment might make you want to pump the brakes. Today, there’s still ...

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Feb. 1, 2021

Turn to an Expert for the Best Advice, Not Perfect Advice

Turn to an Expert for the Best Advice, Not Perfect Advice | MyKCM

As we approach the anniversary of the hardships we’ve faced through this pandemic and the subsequent recession, it’s normal to reflect on everything that’s changed and wonder what’s ahead for 2021. While there are signs of economic recovery as vaccines are being issued, we still have a long way to ...

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Jan. 26, 2021

What’s the Difference between an Appraisal and a Home Inspection?

What’s the Difference between an Appraisal and a Home Inspection? | MyKCM

If you’re planning to buy a home, an appraisal is an important step in the process. It’s a professional evaluation of the market value of the home you’d like to buy. In most cases, an appraisal is ordered by the lender to confirm or verify the value of the home ...

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Jan. 22, 2021

Financial Fundamentals for Homebuyers

Financial Fundamentals for Homebuyers [INFOGRAPHIC] | MyKCM

Some Highlights

  • When you’re thinking about buying a home, there are a few key steps to take before you even start to look at houses.
  • From saving for your down payment to getting pre-approved for a mortgage, you’ll want to make sure you keep your financial plan on track from ...
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