Melanie Cameron Blog

Hottest Hampstead Communities

Posted by Melanie Cameron on October 20, 2017 in  Buying a Home  Market News
Fall is typically the time when real estate listings and sales start to…well…fall. Most people make their buying and selling decisions in the spring and summer months, usually aligning their moving dates with school schedules or summer vacations. But that isn’t the case with all communities, especially new ones. Fall and winter can sometimes be a better time to move when there’s less competition and busyness. Many sellers take their homes off the market if they haven’t sold by the en... read more
View blog Entry | Comments Not Allowed

Terrific Wilmington Townhome Communities

Posted by Melanie Cameron on October 17, 2017 in  Buying a Home
Townhomes are one of the easiest ways to own and afford a home, because so much of the hassle of homeownership is baked into their price and homeowners’ association dues. Townhome residents have the luxury of never worrying about their rapidly growing lawn or dirtied siding. HOA dues cover almost everything on the outside of the house. They often cost less than a single-family home but provide enough room for a family, where a condo or apartment might be lacking. Not to mention, the HOA dues also lessen the n... read more
View blog Entry | Comments Not Allowed

Yes, You Probably Need a Real Estate Agent.

Posted by Melanie Cameron on October 12, 2017 in  Buying a Home  Selling a Home
Can you buy or sell a home without the assistance of a real estate agent? The short answer: yes, you can. You could also tell your significant other that those pants do make them look fat, inform your boss that you will no longer work on Mondays and Fridays, and slap a bear across the face. Those are all things you could do. They are also things you probably shouldn’t do unless you have a very understanding significant other, kind and generous boss, and……Okay, nothing makes slapping a bear a goo... read more
View blog Entry | Comments Not Allowed

Market Snapshot: Wyndwater

Posted by Melanie Cameron on October 10, 2017 in  Market News
One of the most charming communities in Hampstead, North Carolina, WyndWater is a master-planned community with the most desired amenities and features. Homes in Wyndwater come in a variety of shapes and sizes with four different builders from which to choose. American Homesmith, Hardison Building, Liberty Homes, and Riptide Builders are some of the most respected builders in the area and provide a plethora of floorplans and options. Buyers have the option of choosing one of the already built new constru... read more
View blog Entry | Comments Not Allowed

Interest Rates: How'd They Come Up With That?

Posted by Melanie Cameron on October 05, 2017 in  uncategorized
How'd they come up with that? After the lender shows them their mortgage's interest rate, all homebuyers—especially first-time homebuyers—have asked themselves that question. Well, the answer isn’t too complicated. You’re a pretty trustworthy person. Your friends trust you. Your family trusts you. Even a few acquaintances and strangers trust you. The loan officer who handles your mortgage might actually trust you too. But the owner of the purse strings does not.Mortgage rates... read more
View blog Entry | Comments Not Allowed