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Homeowners Who Remodel Gain Equity and Enjoyment, Say Realtors®

WASHINGTON (September 28, 2017) — Homeowners who take on remodeling projects gain not only equity and more resale value in their home, they are also more likely to find satisfaction and enjoyment from their home, according to a new report from the National Association of Realtors®, with insights from the National Association of the Remodeling Industry.

The 2017 Remodeling Impact Report, www.nar.realtor/reports/remodeling-impact, the second of its kind from NAR, surveyed Realtors®, consumers who have completed... Read More

Millions of Middle-Income Homeowners Stand to Lose Under “Big 6” Tax Proposal

WASHINGTON (September 27, 2017) – A group of legislators and administration leaders known as the “Big 6” today released an outline for comprehensive tax reform that if enacted, according to the National Association of Realtors®, could lead to a tax on homeownership for millions.

According to the Big 6’s framework for tax reform, changes to the current tax code... Read More

Pending Home Sales Fall 2.6 Percent in August; 2017 Forecast Downgraded

Pending home sales sank in August for the fifth time in six months, and slower activity in the areas hit hard by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma will likely pull existing sales for the year below the pace set in 2016, according to the National Association of Realtors®.

The Pending Home Sales Index,*www.nar.realtor/topics/pending-home-sales, a forward-looking indicator based on contract signings, retreated 2.6 percent to 106.3 in August from 109.1 in July. The index is now at its lowest reading since January 2016 (... Read More

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Caroline Watkins
Wilmington, NC
Phone: 910-538-5360
Email: cbwatkins2@gmail.com
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If you are a first time home buyer, this is no better realtor to help you find the perfect home than Caroline! She will work around the funkiest work schedules, go above and beyond and find your “meant to be” home within the strictest budgets and wish lists. Be patient you’ll find it; we did! Ashley and Josh, Oct 2016
Caroline Watkins was a complete joy to work with, she made me feel as though I was first, she returned all calls promptly, and emails. Extremely helpful in finding my new home, simply the best. Ernest Andrews
Caroline was AMAZING to work with. She went above and beyond all of our expectations. She was more than wiling to go the extra mile in making our house hunting experience the best it could be. The Theobalds
Thank you for all the extra effort in getting us settled in NC. You went overboard to help us find accommodations and storage, personally taking us under your wings. Making everything less complicated and always being patient and understanding. You were a blessing to us. Nora & Ramsey Hamilton
Caroline was a huge help to our family, we could not have done this as fast as we needed without her help. The Bauers
From the moment I inquired about a property to the day I got the keys, I felt great about Caroline helping me with my first home purchase. I was walked through the steps and helped along the way. Jess Shaw
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Thank you for visiting today. If this is your first visit, take your time and look around. I have plenty of information and resources available to you. If you are a return visitor, thank you. I would love to hear from you and tell you how I can serve all your real estate needs.