Melanie Cameron Blog

Should I Make Repairs to My Home Before I Get an Offer?

Good Info to Know if You're Selling Your Home
Posted by Melanie Cameron on June 17, 2016 in  Selling a Home
You’re preparing to put your home on the market or it’s already listed, and you’re trying to decide if you should make any repairs. If you’re like most sellers, you want to put in as little money as possible before selling the home, because your goal is to make money off the sale. That’s understandable. After all, you have other things, likely your next residence, to invest money in. But are there any benefits to making repairs prior to receiving an offer on your home? The answer to yo... read more
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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
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Market Snapshot: Kings Grant

Posted by Melanie Cameron on January 03, 2018 in  Buying a Home  Market News  Selling a Home
Located in northern Wilmington, Kings Grant is known for its affordable homes in a great location near the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway and College Road. The location affords residents easy access to nearby restaurants, shops, and other attractions. Residents also have easier commutes because of their proximity to Market Street, Eastwood Road, and Military Cutoff. Whether traveling downtown, the beach, or toward the center of Wilmington, residents can get there without much effort. First and... read more
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Wilmington Areas for Affordable Homes

Posted by Melanie Cameron on January 10, 2018 in  Buying a Home  Selling a Home
Homebuyers, especially first-time homebuyers, often have a difficult time finding the right home at the right price. Many want to have their dream house right now but don’t have the money to purchase it. However, sometimes its just a matter of location. There’s plenty of great homes in the Wilmington area, but when combined with a great location, home prices can stretch outside buyers’ budgets. Everybody wants to be near all the best shops, restaurants, and, of course, the beach, but sacrificing t... read more
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Market Snapshot: North Topsail Beach

Posted by Melanie Cameron on January 30, 2018 in  Buying a Home  Selling a Home
Crisp fall days and chilly winter nights haven’t made homebuyers forget about the summer months. Whenever the temperature gets lows, many people’s minds turn to the warm sand of the beach. North Carolina has no shortage of beaches from which to choose. Beachgoers in the Wilmington area usually flock to Wrightsville, Carolina, and Kure Beach, making them some of the most popular ones in the state. However, they are far from the only ones. North of Wilmington, Topsail Island has a much smaller population ... read more
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