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Sun Mar 24, 2013
Linda Cromartie answered:
Everything is negotiable; however, the North Carolina Offer To Purchase provides for a Due Diligence Period during which the buyer must make all inspections. The seller expects a non- refundable fee in return. This fee does go into the buyer's closing funds. There is also the traditional earnest money deposit which is refunded if the buyer gives notice that he is not going ahead with the purchase before the end of the Due Diligence Period ... more
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Sat Mar 30, 2013
Brenda Cleek answered:
The agent you are working with should be able to find this out for you and you can always check with your attorney on the home you are planning to purchase.
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Fri Feb 8, 2013
Alexis Rudolph answered:
Hi Jacqueline,

Fearrington Village is a fantastic community, with almost 2000 residents and a commercial center. It has been a destination and well established community for decades. A lot of what has made it so successful and desireable is the remarkable setting and beauty, the range of dwellings, community activities and location. It was built with a vision, and you realize that as soon as you enter - Fearrington is really wonderful. That said, in order to maintain all of this, restrictions do apply... I haven't found that Fearrington's restictive covenants are extraordinary though.

There are over a dozen neighborhoods within the community, all are under the umbrella Fearrington HOA, and each neighborhood has their own separate HOA, which are all a little different, and they have different leadership as well as management companies in many cases. One nice thing I have found with all of them, is that the process to make a request for an approval is defined and must be approved to make many changes, but again, I have found if you are reasonable so are the HOA's. I have worked with several of the neighborhood HOA's and the Fearrington HOA for various projects.

If there is something you are specifically worried about or know you will want to do, now is the time to ask, before you buy. You have done well to look over the restrictive covenants, especially if there is something that you are concerned with!

I hope that helps...I am happy to answer any more specific questions.

-Alexis Rudolph
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Tue May 14, 2013
Mark Hawe answered:
Hi Lillian, There are some homes near Jordon Lake in that price range but not water front. I also saw a few around Kerr Lake, a couple of single wide manufactured homes and one condo on the water. If you would like more info on these please let me know. ... more
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Mon Mar 28, 2011
My NC Homes Team answered:
Powell Place is a lovely mixed use planned development which I feel offers very good value particularly for first time buyers or empty-nesters. Good location right outside of downtown Pittsboro and with easy access to Chapel Hill, Cary, RTP etc. There is plenty of easy nearby shopping. Property taxes in Chatham county are the lowest in the "Triangle"

There are a number of builders working in Powell Place offering a wide variety of options from townhomes in the range of $150,000 to single family detached homes ranging in price from $165,000 to $275,000

Without knowing more about you and your specific needs it's hard for me to offer solid advice. Of the different builders working in Powell Place I have always been most impressed with Piccola and with McNeil Burbank.

I am very familiar with the area you are considering and specialize in Buyer side brokering. I will never work both sides of a transaction, I only represent either the Seller or the Buyer. If I can be of any assistance to you, please feel free to contact me through my profile here on Trulia.

If you're already working with a Buyer Broker then all that's left for me to say is Happy House Hunting and I wish you Good Luck!
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Mon Oct 26, 2009
Laura Grace answered:
Hi Misty,
When I first started selling Real Estate basements were not very popular. However times have changed, and as more people move from the North it appears to be a very desirable feature. I now have many clients choosing to build a basement.
Naturally the lot has to be suitable. Unfortunately appraisers do not seem to give basements much value, (usually ½ approx of the finished upper levels) but fortunately consumers appreciate the additional square footage.
If you are finishing the basement, daylight is preferable. Have easy access to the outdoors, as well as the main part of the home.
I live in Pittsboro. I wish you many happy days in your new home. Please don’t hesitate to ask me additional questions, since I know the area, so well
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