first time home buyers: The Best Real Estate Agent in Fayetteville NC - 01/21/14 06:03 AM
Who is the best real estate agent in Fayetteville NC?
You may be asking yourself that question as you begin your search for your new home.  I have an answer for you...that depends.  It depends on what you are looking for in your Realtor….

1.  Are you looking for a Realtor that knows the Fayetteville /Fort Bragg area extremely well?
2.  Are you looking for a Realtor that will listen to your wants and needs?
3.  Do you want a Realtor In the Fayetteville / Fort Bragg area that will be available to answer your questions before, … (5 comments)

first time home buyers: Buying a Home in Fayetteville NC - 05/17/11 12:45 PM
First time home buyer in Fayetteville NC? When you start the great adventure of buying a home the sea of information can be overwhelming! Who do you need to call first, where do you start? The most important step, in my opinion, is finding the right real estate agent to look after your needs.  Your agent should have knowledge of the area, and the loan programs available to best suit your needs.  Also it is imperative that you have a team of professionals that take care of each aspect of the transaction that is facilitated by your agent.  You can … (12 comments)

first time home buyers: New House, Love & Adventure.... - 02/14/11 12:38 PM
New House, Adventure & Valentines...
My clients, Joell & Judy, closed on their new house today! What Judy did not know is that Joell had a little surprise up his sleeve with the help of his fantastic agent, ME! ~Giggle~The plan was to surprise his soon to be wife with a Valentines that she would soon NOT forget. So began the wheels turning...I am SO impressed with his follow through!

This morning I met him at his office and picked up the box of goodies and my instructions for the plan.  He had meticulously planned every … (17 comments)

first time home buyers: The Misconception About VA Loans.... First Time Home Buyers - 02/05/11 11:59 PM
The misconception about VA loans....After speaking with a client that will be relocating to Ft Bragg about their financing this is the question I received via email.Melissa, I am not certain why you want us to call this bank to get qualified, we told you we were getting our loan from VA??This is not the first time I have heard this question and it certainly will not be the last....Since a good portion of my buyers are using their VA entitlement from their service time I am pretty good at explaining the ins and outs of using a VA entitlement.When you … (37 comments)

first time home buyers: Who Says Blogging Is A Waste of Time - 01/28/11 12:57 AM
Who says that blogging is a waste of time?
I talk to agents ALL the time about blogging and I have heard MORE than one time that it is all a waste of time...getting out and meeting the people is what it is all about.
Well, I do agree that you have to get out and meet the people, but how do you get out and meet the thousands of people that are sitting in their homes surfing the web?
Everyone agrees that most buyers today start searching for the information that they need online, and that by the time they call an … (103 comments)

first time home buyers: First Time Home Buyers, Rent VS Buy....Video Blog - 01/27/11 05:30 AM
Deciding if you will buy or continue to rent is something that I talk to clients about all the time...Should you purchase a home or rent? You will find the highlights to that question in that blog.  Buying is almost always a good decision and I take the task of helping you find the right home very seriously....This is one of the biggest financial decisions that you will make and you need someone in your court to answer all the important questions for you! You need an easy to navigate website to search for homes in Fayetteville NC, when it is … (30 comments)

first time home buyers: First Time Home Buyers- Fayetteville NC Home Finder - 08/22/10 03:09 PM
Many times first time home buyers ask me where they should start in the home buying process.  This ALL is a very scary process for everyone the first time!

Of course one of the most important things is finding a REALTOR that will serve your best interest. I always think that it is also important that our personalities mesh, because buying a home should be fun!!
The first thing that you should do is speak to a mortgage representative to discuss where you will be comfortable in monthly payments. I say it that way because most of the time the … (3 comments)

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Melissa McKinney


Fayetteville, NC

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McKinney Realty Group

Address: 639 Executive Place Suite 100, Fayetteville, NC, 28305

Office: (910) 644-0222

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