nancy braun: What is a Short Sale in Real Estate in Charlotte NC? - 01/17/21 06:58 PM
When a homeowner can no longer pay off their mortgage in Charlotte, NC, the house may be foreclosed. However, a short sale is a better alternative to an eventual foreclosure. In a short sale, a house sells for less than, or short of, the amount left on the mortgage. This frees the homeowner of the financial burden of the house. This money is paid directly to the bank and not the homeowner.
 
When a homeowner is in true financial distress, a short sale may be the best option for all parties. For the homeowner, once they sell the house, they are … (0 comments)

nancy braun: How Long Does a Short Sale Stay on Your Credit Report in Charlotte NC? - 01/15/21 01:16 AM
A short sale is a favorable alternative to a foreclosure. This is especially true as in regards to its impact on the homeowner’s credit score. A short sale in North Carolina can remain on your credit report for up to 7 years. But, with proper management, it is possible to get a new mortgage in as little as two years.
 
There are two options for anyone who is completely unable to pay their mortgage. It can either end up in foreclosure or end in a short sale. However, not everyone may be able to secure a short sale. For those who do, … (5 comments)

nancy braun: Is It a Good Idea to Buy a Short Sale House in Charlotte NC? - 12/20/20 09:47 PM
Well, there is no definite answer. Some say this deal is not ideal in Charlotte NC while others say it is a smart move. In our opinion, buying a short sale house in Charlotte NC is a great opportunity. You should have some knowledge before jumping into this market. First of all, it is important to consult an experienced agent. Here is what you need to know about the Charlotte foreclosure market.
 

 
What is a Short Sale?
 
Usually, people tend to buy a short sale house in Charlotte NC as they believe it is a good deal. You should confirm from your agent … (1 comments)

nancy braun: How long does a short sale take in Charlotte NC? - 10/11/20 06:16 PM
Are you thinking of doing a short sale? Although it may not be a perfect solution to your financial setback, it might be the best option at the given time.
 
Perhaps you are also wondering how long the short sale process takes in Charlotte NC. The answer is all short sales are different. An exact timeline is hard to determine. Sometimes, this kind of transaction can take up to three months longer than a regular sale. In a short sale, banks are losing money. It’s understandable why they are not too keen on it. So if you are considering a short sale … (0 comments)

nancy braun: Why Do a Short Sale in Charlotte NC? - 09/23/20 06:33 AM
Are you facing foreclosure? You might have heard that a short sale could be a possible solution to your problem. While selling your Charlotte NC home as a short sale is not ideal, many argue that it’s the smarter move.
 
While losing your home is never easy, a short sale is by far better than facing all the devastating effects of a foreclosure. With a short sale, your bank or lender allows you to sell your home for less than what you owe. The expectation is that, if the home sells, the lender will recover much of the homeowner's debt. This saves … (1 comments)

nancy braun: How to do a short sale in Charlotte NC? - 09/13/20 07:05 AM
No homeowner wants to face a foreclosure. However, certain things may happen that could result in your failure to make the monthly mortgage payments and plunge you into the distressing prospect of losing your home. Instead of going through the lengthy and dreaded foreclosure process, you can do a short sale on your home in Charlotte NC.
 
A short sale is a transaction where the bank allows the delinquent homeowner to sell the home for less than what is owed. To do this, the homeowner finds an agent and puts the house on the market. If the home gets sold, all the … (0 comments)

nancy braun: Nancy Braun's Top Cost-Efficient Remodeling Tips For A Quicker Home Sale - 03/20/19 04:12 AM
During her guest appearance on WCNC-NBC’s Charlotte Today, Nancy Braun, owner of Showcase Realty, talked about the best budget-friendly home remodels that can help sellers get a higher sales price.
 
According to Nancy, a few touch-ups here and there can make a huge impact when you put your home on the market. However, while upgrades can boost your home price and help you sell your home faster, not all remodels have the same effect on what your home is worth. That’s why it’s important to get help from experts, like Nancy Braun, who can help you make the right choices.
 
Nancy recommends giving … (1 comments)

nancy braun: What Every First Time Real Estate Investor and Landlord Should Know About Property Management - 03/20/19 03:26 AM
Are you thinking of renting over your home or investing in a rental property? While it is true that being a landlord is not for everyone, investing in rental property can be a smart way to grow your wealth.
 
During her guest appearance on WCNC-NBC’s Charlotte Today, Nancy Braun, owner of Carolina Property Management, shared some of the key things every first-time real estate investor and landlord should know about property management.
 
Nancy highlights the importance of doing everything in an orderly and systematic way in order to avoid problems later on. Most of the time, budding investors and landlords have little idea … (0 comments)

nancy braun: What Makes A Successful Real Estate Property Investor - 02/28/19 05:27 AM
Is real estate a good investment today? During her guest appearance on WCNC-NBC’s Charlotte Today, Nancy Braun, owner of Showcase Realty, talked about the fundamentals of real estate investing and why it’s the perfect time for buyers looking to invest in a rental property.
 
Charlotte is booming with a strong seller’s market and is currently a hot market for investors. For those who are considering investing in real estate, Nancy recommended starting with finding a good real estate agent to work with. The next step is determining what kind of investor are you going to be— long term or short term? Then … (1 comments)

nancy braun: Being a Good Neighbor Will Help Improve Home Values In Your Neighborhood - 02/28/19 04:53 AM
During her guest appearance on WCNC-NBC’s Charlotte Today, Nancy Braun, owner of Showcase Realty, talked about how neighbors can help improve home values in their neighborhood.
 
In real estate, one of the most significant factors that determine whether a property will rise or fall in value is its neighborhood. No matter what you do to boost the value of your property, your neighborhood will always have a say in your home’s worth.
 
All homeowners want to live beside good neighbors. Not only because it is a more enjoyable experience, but also because nice neighbors will not negatively affect the value of a home. … (1 comments)

nancy braun: How Income Property Landlords Can Save More Money - 02/20/19 03:27 AM
During her guest appearance on WCNC-NBC’s Charlotte Today, Nancy Braun, owner of Carolina Property Management, talked about making wise decisions that can help landlords save more money.
 
Running a successful and profitable rental property involves time and commitment. If you do not have much time to devote to your business, or if your business is growing and you find that you need help to manage everything property, hiring a management company is a sensible move.
 
For those who are considering investing in rental property, Nancy pointed out the importance of getting a good deal on the mortgage, clarifying that it’s not just about … (1 comments)

nancy braun: What To Expect -- Real Estate in the Carolinas in 2019 - 02/05/19 06:31 AM
Thinking about buying or selling a home this year?
 
During her guest appearance on WCNC-NBC’s Charlotte Today, Nancy Braun, owner and broker-in-charge of Showcase Realty, talked about how the real estate market will look like in 2019.
 
Nancy started off with a description of the real estate market last year, highlighting that it was a strong market. However, there were actually fewer homes on the market at the end of the year as compared to 2017.
 
She then went on to explain that for 2019, buyers and sellers should anticipate a continuation of shortage. She also mentioned that there will be some affordability issues … (0 comments)

nancy braun: Questions To Ask a Probate Real Estate Agent When Hiring to Sell Real Property - 01/18/19 07:25 PM
During her guest appearance on WCNC-NBC’s Charlotte Today, Nancy Braun, owner and broker-in-charge of Showcase Realty, talked about the most important questions to ask when hiring a probate real estate agent.
 
A probate sale may seem daunting. It is a little more complicated than a regular sale. Without the right knowledge and proper guidance, you may find it difficult to navigate through a Charlotte NC probate sale. It is downright impossible to do this on your own.
 
The truth is many people are not familiar with the intricacies of the probate process. That’s why it is highly important to choose the best real estate … (2 comments)

nancy braun: Nancy Braun Explains Important Tasks Home Sellers Should Do For A Successful Sale - 11/26/18 06:16 AM
Getting ready to sell your house?
 
During her guest appearance on WCNC-NBC’s Charlotte Today, Nancy Braun, owner and broker-in-charge of Showcase Realty, talked about the most important things a seller needs to address before listing a home.
 
Selling a home successfully takes more than just planting a "For Sale" sign on your front lawn. To immediately gain a buyer’s attention, you need to make sure that even the least considered tasks are taken care of before you open the home for showings.
 
Today’s buyers are very selective, and they have high expectations. They want well-maintained move-in-ready homes, usually with stainless steel appliances. Nancy Braun … (1 comments)

nancy braun: Nancy Braun Has Your Realty Reality Check - 11/23/18 12:29 AM
Nancy Braun with Carolina Property Management shares valuable insights on why you should consider hiring a property manager.
 
It is a great time to be in the residential business service because the rental market is growing. In fact, at present, renting is happening across a wide range of demographics.
 
While property management can seem like an exciting task, it also has the potential to give you a lot of problems. Being a landlord is not a walk in the park. Although it can be financially rewarding, managing a property also requires the commitment of time and effort.
 
This is where property management firms, like … (0 comments)

nancy braun: Nancy Braun Explains Why Selling Your Home This Winter Will Give You An Edge - 11/08/18 04:44 PM
During her guest appearance on WCNC-NBC’s Charlotte Today, Nancy Braun, owner and broker-in-charge of Showcase Realty, shared valuable insights on the current condition of the Charlotte real estate market and what it means for home buyers and sellers now as we enter the winter market.
 
With hot real estate markets like Charlotte primed as the preferred destination for Millenials, Downsizing Empty Nesters, Relocators, Executives and others, Nancy expressed that it’s important to use an experienced and knowledgeable real estate agent to help make an informed decision on when to sell or where to buy to fit in with your specific needs.
 
At present, … (0 comments)

nancy braun: Work with the Best Real Estate Team in Charlotte NC - 11/05/18 11:23 PM
Are you ready to finally take the leap into homeownership?
 
In the latest episode of Charlotte Today, Nancy Braun shares some helpful insights about buying a home in Charlotte NC.
 
Buying a home is one of the biggest decisions you will make in your life. It is also the best investment you will make. Not to be taken lightly, as with any major transaction, it’s important to use experts to guide you through the process. Award winning real estate agent and owner, Nancy Braun, and her team of agents at ShowcaseRealty, have served thousands of home buyers in Charlotte and its surrounding areas since … (1 comments)

nancy braun: Why Is It Important to Stage Your Charlotte NC Home? - 09/15/18 01:36 AM
In the latest episode of Charlotte Today, Nancy Braun shows how home staging can make a huge difference in your home.
 
If you are planning to put your Charlotte NC home on the market, it goes without saying that you are hoping to sell your home as quickly as possible and get your asking price. There are two simple rules to follow to assure a quick sale: price the home correctly and make sure it looks amazing. Whatever the asking price, its appearance needs to be flawless. Presenting a well-cared for home creates a positive first impression.
 
Home staging is a practice that has … (0 comments)

nancy braun: How Important Is a Home Inspection? - 08/30/18 08:23 AM
In the latest episode of Charlotte Today, Nancy Braun talks about why a buyer should never skip a home inspection.
 
It’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of buying a new home that some buyers tend to forget to make the important decision of having a home inspection conducted soon after they are under contract. However, a home inspection is a crucial part of the of the home buying process that can save you a lot of time and money in the long run.
 
A home inspection is an all-encompassing examination of the condition of a home usually performed at the … (1 comments)

nancy braun: Do You Need a Property Manager? - 07/31/18 11:37 PM
In the latest episode of Charlotte Today, Nancy Braun shares how a property manager can streamline your business and free up your time.
 
Investing in rental real estate can be a source of additional monthly cash flow and can help you build long-term wealth. However, day-to-day management is a serious responsibility not everyone can handle. If you prefer to have someone else handle the details, working with a property manager to manage your investment is the right choice for you.
 
Nancy highlighted how the success of your investment could depend on hiring a good property manager. The right professional can ensure your monthly cash-flow … (1 comments)

 
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