Wilmington North Carolina Home Buying Tips

Home Buying Tips

Here are a few things to think about as you start your home search. Educate yourself on today's issues before making any offers. Knowledge you gain today can save you headaches down the road!

Asbestos Concerns

Some sales agreements mention asbestos by saying "the buyer is aware asbestos may be used in the construction of this home." This can be a little unsettling. Exposure to asbestos has been shown to cause lung diseases. …

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Home Heating Sources

Your home’s heating and cooling system makes up nearly 30-44% of its energy usage. That’s a significant portion of your ecological footprint and monthly expenditures. So, it’s important to note that not all systems are created equal. Some work better in different climates than others, and some may be better suited for larger homes. …

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Insulation R Values

The most important thing to be aware of with insulation, other than the safety issues of urea formaldehyde and asbestos (covered elsewhere), is the R value, or the insulating factor. The higher the number, the better the insulator …

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Lead-based Paint

All sellers with homes built prior to 1978 are required to fill out a lead-based paint disclosure form and provide you, the buyer, with a lead-based paint educational booklet in any sale …

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Plumbing Systems

Wilmington area homes have many different plumbing systems and each have their own benefits and downfalls. Knowing what type of pipes a home has, a buyer can determine how long they will last and how expensive future repairs may be. …

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Lap Siding

When you are checking out homes, there are several items in our market you need to be aware of - including man-made siding. …

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Synthetic Stucco Siding

There aren’t many homes with synthetic stucco siding for sale in Wilmington, North Carolina, but home buyers should be aware of potential issues associated with it, just in case. …

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Energy-Efficient Windows

Windows have come a long way in the past 20 years. They’ve graduated from single pane to double, triple, and even quadruple pane. Insulating materials have become more sophisticated and some windows not only regulate energy, but can help create energy for your home. …

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Home Wiring

It’s important that Wilmington home buyers familiarize themselves with the basic home systems, so they don’t end up buying a home with existing problems unless they’re ready to correct them. …

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Home Insurance

When purchasing a home, you will need to acquire homeowners insurance. In fact, all lenders will require a policy be in force prior to funding the loan …

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The Road to Closing

You've been pre-approved and spent hours looking at homes for sale. Now, you're ready to make an offer. Learn about the 4 stages of the closing process. …

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Choosing a Mover Home Buying Tip

Choosing the right moving company can lower your relocation stress. Here is some information you might want to consider before making such a commitment. …

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Moving with Pets Home Buying Tip

Learn the precautionary steps one should take when moving with pets. Articles include dogs, cats, birds, and horses. …

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Contact Information

The Cameron Team
Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage
1001 Military Cutoff Suite 101
Wilmington NC 28405
Office: 910.202.2546
Toll Free: 800.522.9624
Fax: 910.795.4723

The Cameron Team - Wilmington North Carolina Real Estate

The Cameron Team
Coldwell Banker
Sea Coast Advantage
1001 Military Cutoff, Suite 101
Wilmington, NC  28405
Office: 910.202.2546

Toll Free: 800.522.9624
Fax: 910.795.4723

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