(336) 254-6473
facebook twitter linked in youtube rss email

Welcome to Greensboro!

Read the latest information on schools, community features,
& area highlights.

Read the Latest Info

What's my home worth?

Interested in knowing what your home is worth in today's market? Get your complimentary analysis today.

Get Your Free Report

4 Tips for Getting a Preapproved Mortgage Loan

Are you thinking of buying a new home?  Feeling overwhelmed and just aren't sure where to start?  Well, don't panic! Just a few years ago, it seemed as if lenders would loan money to anyone with a pulse but those days are long gone my friend!   Now, home buyers have to jump through a myriad of hoops in order to qualify for a mortgage loan. Here me when I say this - "There is no more important step when looking to...Continue Reading!

Good Neighbor Next Door Houses For 50% Off

Law enforcement officers, pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade teachers and firefighters/emergency medical technicians are eligible for a fantastic program through HUD (Housing and Urban Development) where homes are for sale at a 50% discount.  In this program, called Good Neighbor Next Door, the home buyer must commit to stay in the home as their sole residence for 3 years but can pick up a property at a substantial discount. Here is an example of just one such home that is located in...Continue Reading!

Mortgage Debt Relief Act Extension

Good news for homeowners who are struggling to make their mortgage payments.  Congress saw it fit, as part of the "fiscal cliff" deal,  to extend the Mortgage Debt Relief Act which was originally enacted in 2007.  This legislation provides necessary tax relief for homeowners attempting a short sale. If you are not familiar with a short sale, it is an option for homeowners who owe more on their mortgage than the fair market value of the property and who have encountered a...Continue Reading!

Horse Pen Creek construction to hinder traffic in Northwest Greensboro

Residents of Greensboro were invited to a public meeting on Thursday as City of Greensboro officials outlined the proposed plans for the widening of Horse Pen Creek Road.  Traffic on this northwest Greensboro street, which serves as access to neighborhood housing, two apartment complexes, three schools and both Proehlific Park and the Spears YMCA,  exceeds capacity and is frequently congested during peak travel times.  In fact, traffic studies conducted in 2011 indicated approximately 18,000 vehicles traverse this road on the average...Continue Reading!

Which State Has The Most Affordable Mortgage Payments

North Carolina ranked in the middle of the road in terms of affordability of mortgage payments across the US at an average of $979 according to a study done by Lending Tree. The least expensive state in which to reside was Nebraska while the most costly area was Washington DC followed closely by Hawaii. For a view of the national map, click the image and compare to where you live!  Continue Reading!

USDA Financing For Home Buyers

Hey home buyers! Have you thought about buying a home but just didn't think you could qualify due to credit blemishes or the lack of a down payment?  Many current buyers believe that the days of little to no money out of pocket for a new home are a think of the past. Well, I have good news Greensboro home buyers!  Financing through the USDA offers up to 100% financing to qualified candidates. Check out the video link for more details or contact...Continue Reading!

Help For First Time Home Buyers

Buying your first home is a scary proposition for many in North Carolina.  Concerns over credit qualifications and lack of a down payment have kept many Greensboro renters from pulling the trigger and buying their own home. North Carolina has a unique program that offers low-interest mortgages and down payment assistance to first time home buyers by selling tax-exempt Mortgage Revenue Bonds and issuing Mortgage Credit Certificates (MCC) under federal authority. As with any program, there are minimum qualifications which include: You are a...Continue Reading!

Top Reasons to Buy a Home Versus Rent

Now more than ever, home ownership is within reach of millions of Americans and the benefits of buying a home versus renting are evident.  Historically low interest rates and falling home prices have created a unique situation for renters who may have considered buying a home. Tax Considerations: Most homeowners choose to itemize deductions on their income taxes which allows them to deduct home mortgage interest, property taxes, state income taxes, gifts to charity, medical and dental expenses over 7.5% of your income, personal property...Continue Reading!

Loan Programs for First Time Home Buyers

Are you a first time home buyer in the Greensboro NC area?  Are you ready to stop throwing money away on rent each month?  Think you need a sizeable down payment or just can’t afford a mortgage?  Well…THINK AGAIN! Most North Carolinians are not aware that a program exists in our state through the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency that assists first time home buyers with down payment assistance and counseling to help new owners develop the solid financial habits that...Continue Reading!

Greensboro NC Real Estate Market Update July 2012

Perspective!  One thing that is true about the Greensboro NC real estate market is that there are as many opinions about the state of our local market as there are statistics to analyze it.  Obviously, it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out that we have some definite challenges in front of our full recovery but no matter which media outlet you choose to get your information from, there are signs that the real estate market is improving. One question...Continue Reading!