Military on the Move®

Military on the Move® ((MOM) is a FREE real estate rebate and information program developed by Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® to allow military home buyers to earn CASH BACK when they buy or sell a home. This is a tremendous value to military personnel in close proximity to the New Bern Real Estate Market.  North Carolina is home to key military installations and New Bern is within a 30 to 45 minute drive from Cherry Point's Marine Air Station and Jacksonville's Camp Lejune Marine base.  We are excited to bring this great program to locals and those who would relocate here in service to our great country. Contact us to learn more on how you, a friend or loved one can take advantage of this program.  Watch the video below to learn more!

Neuse Realty’s Margie Dunn and Cody Kleinwolterink explain Military on the Move® on All About Craven!

A New Way to Shop for Homes in a Virtual World

By Keeping Current Matters | December 3, 2020

In a year when we’re learning to do so much remotely, homebuying is no exception. From going to work to attending school, grocery shopping, and even seeing our doctors online, digital practices have changed the way we live. This year, rather than delaying their home purchases, buyers – alongside their trusted real estate professionals – […]

With Home Values Surging, Is it Still Affordable to Buy Right Now?

By Keeping Current Matters | December 2, 2020

Housing inventory is at an all-time low. Realtor.com just reported that there are 39% fewer homes for sale today than there were last year. At the same time, buyer demand remains strong. In a recent newsletter, research analyst Ivy Zelman explained: “Although the headwind of severe supply constraints in most markets has contributed to slight […]

Knowledge Is Power on the Path to Homeownership

By Keeping Current Matters | December 1, 2020

Homeownership is on the goal list for many young adults, but sometimes it’s hard to know exactly how to get there. From understanding the homebuying process to pre-approval and down payment assistance options, uncertainty along the way can ultimately hold some buyers back. Today, there are over 75 million Millennials and 67 million Gen Z’ers […]

5 Tips for Homebuyers Who Want to Make a Competitive Offer

By Keeping Current Matters | November 30, 2020

Today’s real estate market has high buyer interest and low housing inventory. With so many buyers competing for a limited number of homes, it’s more important than ever to know the ins and outs of making a confident and competitive offer. Here are five keys to success for this important stage in the homebuying process. […]

Key Terms to Know in the Homebuying Process [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Keeping Current Matters | November 27, 2020

Some Highlights Buying a home can be intimidating if you’re not familiar with the terms used throughout the process. To point you in the right direction, here’s a list of some of the most common language you’ll hear along the way. The best way to ensure your homebuying process is a positive one is to […]

Your House May Be High on the Buyer Wish List This Holiday Season

By Keeping Current Matters | November 25, 2020

Around this time each year, many homeowners decide to wait until after the holidays to sell their houses. Similarly, others who already have their homes on the market remove their listings until the spring. Let’s unpack the top reasons why selling your house now, or keeping it on the market this season, is the best […]

Is Buying a Home Today a Good Financial Move?

By Keeping Current Matters | November 24, 2020

There’s no doubt 2020 has been a challenging year. A global pandemic coupled with an economic recession has caused heartache for many. However, it has also prompted more Americans to reconsider the meaning of “home.” This quest for a place better equipped to fulfill our needs, along with record-low mortgage rates, has skyrocketed the demand […]

Don’t Let Buyer Competition Keep You from Purchasing a Home

By Keeping Current Matters | November 23, 2020

This year’s record-low mortgage rates sparked high demand among homebuyers. Current homeowners, however, haven’t put their houses on the market so quickly. This makes finding a home to buy today challenging for many potential buyers. With an obstacle like this, those searching for their dream homes may be pressing pause on their searches as we […]

It Pays to Sell with a Real Estate Agent [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Keeping Current Matters | November 20, 2020

Some Highlights Today, it’s more important than ever to have an expert you trust to guide you as you sell your house. From your safety throughout the process to the complexity of negotiating the deal, you need a professional on your side. Before you decide to take on the challenge of selling your house on […]

Will Mortgage Rates Remain Low Next Year?

By Keeping Current Matters | November 19, 2020

In 2020, buyers got a big boost in the housing market as mortgage rates dropped throughout the year. According to Freddie Mac, rates hit all-time lows 12 times this year, dipping below 3% for the first time ever while making buying a home more and more attractive as the year progressed (See graph below): When […]

Chances of Another Foreclosure Crisis? “About Zero Percent.”

By Keeping Current Matters | November 18, 2020

There seems to be some concern that the 2020 economic downturn will lead to another foreclosure crisis like the one we experienced after the housing crash a little over a decade ago. However, there’s one major difference this time: a robust forbearance program. During the housing crash of 2006-2008, many felt homeowners should be forced […]

Homes for Sale Are Rapidly Disappearing

By Keeping Current Matters | November 17, 2020

Through all the challenges of 2020, the real estate market has done very well, and purchasers are continuing to take advantage of historically low mortgage rates. Realtor Magazine just explained: “While winter may be typically a slow season in real estate, economists predict it isn’t likely to happen this year…Low inventories combined with high demand […]

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