greenville home: Greenville NC Home For Sale: 205 Rollins Drive, 83 - 11/07/17 05:54 PM
Greenville NC Home For Sale: 
205 Rollins Drive 83 
Greenville, NC 27834 
MLS# 100088836 

Conveniently Located Single Level Living with Community Pool! 2 Bedrooms | 2 Baths | 988 Square Feet | Rollinwood 
This one-level townhome with the feel of a single family home is in immaculate condition. Great neighborhood with a nearby community swimming pool. Convenient access to Vidant Medical center, ECU campus and Pitt Community College. Spacious fenced patio and utility building. Heat pump new in 2012, roof, range, microwave new in 2016 and laminate flooring new in 2007. Wonderful investment, master bedroom has walk-in closet and adjoining bath, kitchen with tiled backsplash and spacious pantry. Washer and dryer will convey. 
Marketed by Greenville NC Realtor … (6 comments)

greenville home: Will You Pay Capital Gains When Selling Your Greenville Home? - 02/08/10 10:16 AM
Something to consider when selling your home is the Capital Gains ramifications. Will you owe Uncle Sam money after the sale of your Greenville home? Capital Gains are calculated as the difference between what you paid for your property and what you sell it for. Here is how you calculate your Capital Gains.
Calculating Capital Gains
(+) PURCHASE PRICE - Price paid for property
(+) COST OF PURCHASE - Transfer fees, attorney fees, inspections
(+) COST OF SALE - Repairs, commissions, attorney fees, inspections
(+) COST OF IMPROVEMENT - Room additions, deck, for example, though not replacing existing
(=) ADJUSTED COST … (1 comments)

greenville home: Safety Precautions When Decorating Your Greenville Home - 12/11/09 12:24 PM
The Holiday season provides us with many opportunities for fun with our families, and decorating inside and outside your Greenville home is one activity that can be enjoyed by both young and old. As always, however, the use of common sense and the taking of safety precautions are vital to ensuring happy holidays.
To that end, the Consumer Products Safety Commission strongly suggests you follow these timely tips when decorating your Greenville home:
TREES:
When purchasing an artificial tree, look for the label "Fire Resistant." Although this label does not mean the tree won't catch fire, it does indicate the tree will resist … (0 comments)

greenville home: Five Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your Greenville Home - 12/01/09 03:56 AM
Selling your Greenville home should be a smooth profitable transaction. But it could end up being an unsuccessful, draining experience, especially if the appropriate precautions and preparations are not observed. A majority of the time, the chance for success lies within the hands of the hired real estate expert. In order to guarantee optimal results, the sellers must be willing to cooperate and consider the professional advice of their real estate agent. Agonizing over a listing price, making the property presentable, rushing for last minute showings, answering inconvenient calls, and frazzling thoughts of not being able to sell are all stressful … (1 comments)

greenville home: Tax Credit Expanded for Greenville Home Buyers - 11/09/09 10:06 AM
The $8000 first-time home buyer tax credit was scheduled to expire in just a few short weeks...Nov 30, 2009. I say ‘was', because the Senate voted unanimously to extend the credit on Monday and the House of Representatives approved the extension yesterday afternoon by a vote of 403-12. The extension includes an expanded tax credit to repeat home buyers. The bill now goes to the President for his signature which is expected to happen today.
Home Buyer Tax Credit Expansion and Extension 
The $8,000 tax credit will be extended and available for first-time home buyers through May 1, 2010. A new … (0 comments)

greenville home: Auctions and Foreclosed Greenville Homes - 10/23/09 09:13 PM
The number of people experiencing their Greenville home entering foreclosure is steadily increasing. Also increasing, is the number of bargains just waiting for home buyers to make a move. In RealtyTrac's April 2009 U.S. Foreclosure Market ReportTM they found that default notices, auction sale notices and bank repossessions were reported on 342,038 properties during the month of April alone. The increasing numbers have contributed to the thirty two percent increase since last year's April 2008 report. The report also showed one in every three hundred and seventy four homes received a foreclosure filing in April. These statistics prove foreclosure to be … (0 comments)

greenville home: Is The First Offer On Your Greenville Home Just That? - 08/21/09 01:46 PM
Many Greenville home sellers look at the first offer on their home as just that, the First Offer with many more to come. You know what they say, ‘A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.' And in the current Buyers Market, offers are few and far between. Greenville home sellers will want to consider the first offer very seriously. Here are reasons why: 
An early offer (if you're lucky!) doesn't necessarily mean buyers are lining up to follow suit. It could just mean that your home meets the needs or preferences of that one particular buyer who made the … (2 comments)

greenville home: Qualifications Greenville Home Owners Must Have For Short Sale - 08/14/09 06:39 AM
Greenville foreclosure activity in Juneshowed us that the rising numbers of foreclosures aren't going away anytime soon. Current economic conditions are causing more and more distress situations for Greenville home owners. There are options other than foreclosure, however. A short sale may be the answer to saving you, your family and your home.
Listen, while Distressed Property Institute CEO Alex Charfen explains the three must-have qualifications for a distressed Greenville home owner to qualify for a short sale. Learn what most banks and servicers are looking for when considering this option.   

Are you or someone you know behind on your … (0 comments)

greenville home: Greenville Homes For Sale: 201 Pin Oak - 07/27/09 01:12 PM
Greenville Homes For Sale:
201 Pin Oak, Greenville NC 27858
MLS# 90849
Located in the quiet White Oak Creek subdivision, this family sized home includes 2155 square feet of living space, 3 bedrooms, and 2.5 baths. The foyer, with crown molding, chair rail, and hardwood flooring leads you and your guests to the stylish living areas within. An inviting great room radiates hospitality and charm with its large windows, recessed lighting, crown molding, plush carpeting, ceiling fan, and the warmth of a gas log fireplace with granite hearth and beautifully detailed mantle. Large and comfortable, this is a room your family … (0 comments)

greenville home: 8 Greenville Home Buying Tips - 07/17/09 12:09 AM
Buying a Greenville home is exciting for some buyers and overwhelming for others. Buying a home is the largest investment most of us make in a lifetime and it is understandable it might be scary. If you are overwhelmed with the thought of making such a large commitment,  these 8 Greenville home buying tips are for you:
1. Research before you look. Decide what features you most want to have in a home, what neighborhoods you prefer, and how much you'd be willing to spend each month for housing. 
2. Be realistic. It's OK to be picky, but don't be unrealistic with your … (0 comments)

greenville home: Getting Greenville Home Inspection - 07/03/09 07:44 AM
Before you make your final buying or selling decision, you should have the home inspected by a professional. An inspection can alert you to potential problems with a property and allow you to make an informed decision. Ask these questions to prospective Greenville home inspectors:1. Will your inspection meet recognized standards? Ask whether the inspection and the inspection report will meet all state requirements and comply with a well-recognized standard of practice and code of ethics, such as the one adopted by the American Society of Home Inspectors or the National Association of Home Inspectors. Customers can view each group's standards of … (0 comments)

greenville home: Vacation Home Buying Tips - 06/25/09 01:57 AM
Many folks living in Greenville fantasize about running off to their own personal retreat in the mountains, at a lake or at the beach. But how do you know which vacation home is best for you? 
Choosing a location
Do you want your vacation home to be in the middle of all the activity, or enjoy the peace and quiet of a secluded location?  Is a condo at the mountain your cup of tea or a farmhouse tucked away in the woods? Whichever environment you prefer, here are some things you should consider:
Popularity.  A house in a hot vacation market will … (0 comments)

greenville home: How to Make the Move To Your Greenville Home Hassle Free - 06/08/09 02:31 PM
It doesn't matter if you are moving across town or across the country, moving is stressful! But a little planning can go a long way to making the move to your new Greenville home less stressful. Below are 10 time-saving tips for a hassle-free move. 
1. Make a list. 
Create a week-by-week checklist of everything that needs doing. Start 60 days prior to your move and include the most trivial items. Staying on schedule will eliminate a lot of headaches, especially the closer you get to moving day. 
2. Hire a quality moving company. 
If the quote you get from a moving … (0 comments)

greenville home: Should You Move Up to Larger Greenville Home? - 06/02/09 07:37 AM
Should you move up to a larger home? This is a question many Greenville home owners are asking.  The questions below will help you decide whether you're ready for a home that's larger or in a more desirable location. 
1. Have you built substantial equity in your current home? 
If you have owned your Greenville home for a number of years you might have built up some equity. Look at your annual mortgage statement or call your lender to determine your loan balance. Then give me a call to determine your home's market value. The difference between your loan amount and current market value … (0 comments)

greenville home: How Greenville Home Buyers Can Save Their Down Payments - 05/12/09 08:16 AM
This is a great time to think about buying a Greenville home. Greenville home prices have dropped and interest rates are at all time lows. The biggest hurdle for many Greenville home buyers is saving money for a down payment. Here are 25 things to do on a regular basis to save money:
Make it automatic. Before you see your paycheck, have a percentage of it automatically deposited into your 401(k) and savings. Keep minimum funds in checking account. Transfer extra funds into your savings account where it will earn more interest than in our checking account. Don't pay banking fees! Use your … (0 comments)

greenville home: 10 Ways To Prepare For Greenville Homeownership - 04/24/09 09:05 PM
Considering buying a Greenville home this Spring?  Here are 10 ways to prepare yourself for Greenville homeownership:1. Decide what you can afford. Generally, you can afford a home equal in value to between two and three times your gross income. 2. Develop your home wish list. Then, prioritize the features on your list.3. Select where you want to live. Compile a list of three or four neighborhoods you'd like to live in, taking into account items such as schools, recreational facilities, area expansion plans, and safety.4. Start saving. Do you have enough money saved to qualify for a mortgage and cover … (0 comments)

greenville home: Greenville Homes for Sale: 1413 Trafalgar Drive - 04/11/09 12:45 AM
Greenville Homes for Sale:
1413 Trafalgar Drive, Winterville NC 28590MLS#   87861   
A paved walk, beautiful landscaping, and a large, covered front porch with swing makes up the inviting entrance of this impressive home. Upon entering, a cozy foyer with crown molding, chair rail, and gleaming hardwood floors cheerfully welcomes any visitor. The great room has gas log fireplace, built-in bookshelves, ceiling fan, recessed lighting, crown molding, chair rail, and three large windows for an abundance of natural light. The great room opens to an enchanting screened porch, with ceiling fan, for summertime enjoyment. Overlooking the generous backyard with fenced area, this … (0 comments)

greenville home: Should Empty Nesters Downize Their Greenville Homes? - 03/23/09 06:51 PM
When the kids are gone, many empty nesters think about downsizing their Greenville homes. But is buying a smaller home right for you?
There are pros and cons to downsizing. Consider your finances and lifestyle before making a decision.
Reasons not to downsize:
You want a place for your children and grandchildren to stay when they visit. The family is spread all across the country and you want to have a place for everyone to gather for the holidays and vacations. You can't bear to part with your cherished belongings. You have been in your current home for many years and have … (0 comments)

greenville home: 5 Steps To Selling Your Greenville Home - 03/10/09 10:52 PM
If you are thinking of selling your Greenville home this spring, now is the time to start getting ready to sell. Below are 5 things to do before putting the ‘For Sale' sign in the yard: 
1. Have a pre-sale home inspection. Be proactive by arranging for a pre-sale home inspection. An inspector will be able to give you a good indication of the trouble areas that will stand out to potential buyers, and you'll be able to make repairs before open houses begin. 
2. Organize and clean. Pare down clutter and pack up your least-used items, such as large blenders and … (0 comments)

greenville home: $8000 First-Time Greenville NC Homebuyer Tax Credit Becomes Law - 02/18/09 06:35 PM
It was hard to keep track of the numbers floating around Washington last week, but an $8,000 tax credit for first-time Greenville NC homebuyers will be signed into law tomorrow by President Obama.
It is not the $15,000 credit that was proposed by the House of Representatives, but it is a definite improvement over the $7,500 low interest loan that was in last fall's legislation. Who qualifies:
First-time Greenville NC homebuyers who purchase this calendar year get an $8,000 tax credit which does not have to be repaid like a similar measure last year. This phases out for people making more … (0 comments)

 
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