The Piedmont Triad in central North Carolina surrounds three major cities – Greensboro, Winston-Salem and High Point. You’re not far from the Blue Ridge Mountains or the coast. This is a fast growing region due to new businesses and the quality of living. If you are considering a move to the Triad, living in Winston-Salem, NC is a great option. [Read more…]
As a first time home buyer, you quickly learn there are many options available to you. To help reduce the overwhelming excitement and help stay on track, create a house hunting checklist. You’ll be glad you did.
Below are some checklist ideas from experience. [Read more…]
Whether you are a new homebuyer, downsizing or upsizing to a new home in the Winston-Salem, Greensboro, High Point or Burlington NC areas, your research will include discussions about new homes vs. old homes or existing homes. Although, there are advantages and disadvantages of both, your decision will be made in the best interest of you and your family. [Read more…]
When you start the “official” search for your new home, typically you begin with the loan approval process. You need to know how much you can spend, right? Next, determine the size home that best fits your family space needs. However, depending on where you are looking for your new home – suburbs, urban or rural regions – will influence cost. So what are some ideas on how to determine the best place to buy a house? [Read more…]
When the serious process begins of choosing a house that’s right for you and your family, where and how do you start researching? For months, while relaxing on the couch with your smart phone and/or laptop, you were just clicking on random properties for sale or new home design ideas. We all do it, right? But when you officially start the process of locating the perfect house, there are steps to consider. [Read more…]
Buying and settling into a newly built house is an exciting time, but it can also be a bit overwhelming. Besides getting your stuff organized, one of the first thoughts you will have is what things’ to buy for your new house.
Before taking a journey to various home good stores, take a deep breath. Below are some thoughts on what to purchase first and save potentially unwanted expense. [Read more…]
Thomasville, NC was established in the mid-1800s. It is a small town neighboring High Point, NC, providing suburban living with quick access to the larger city. Famous for its furniture industry, Thomasville is nicknamed the Chair City. A new single family home in Thomasville, NC is a great place to start or grow a family. Enjoy quick access to I-85 and the rest of the Triad area from a community with many activities, job opportunities and quality health care. [Read more…]
Life in Kernersville, NC embraces modern city living while maintaining its historical heritage. Located within 20 miles of Winston Salem, you have easy access to the Triad while enjoying a small town atmosphere where families know their neighbors and look after each other’s needs. Shugart Homes is excited to announce a new single family home community in Kernersville, NC. [Read more…]
Lexington, North Carolina is proud of their town and their BBQ. The city made a name for itself with its famous Lexington BBQ, hosting a renowned BBQ Festival every October for the last 34 years. Over 200,000 visitors turn this small town of less than 20,000 residents into a national stage of BBQ contests, free music, and all the excitement of a national event. Lexington also gets attention for its historic downtown, fast cars (as the home of Richard Childress), and as the gateway to the Yadkin Valley wine country. [Read more…]
You can purchase a home even if you have less than perfect credit, lack a 20 percent down payment, or carry more debt than you want. Lenders look at more than one factor when determining eligibility. If you have one weak area, other positives can compensate for the rough spot. For most buyers, financing is an essential piece to the puzzle of home ownership. Here is some essential first mortgage advice for new home buyers. [Read more…]