Kim Hanan

Fonville Morisey Realty
Durham, North Carolina
Real Estate Agent
919-416-2263
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10 Reasons to Buy a Home

In fact, now is a great time to buy. And, what's more, tomorrow will be a great time to own, because the fundamental strength of homeownership hasn't changed. 

Why is now a great time to buy? Here are 10 reasons: 

* You can get a good deal. Prices are down 30 percent on average. They're at a level that makes sense for people's income. 

* Mortgages are cheap. At 4.3 percent on average for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage, your costs to own are down by a fifth from two years ago. 

* You can save on taxes. When you add up the deductions for mortgage interest and others, the cost of owning can drop below renting for a comparable place. 

* It'll be yours. The one benefit to owning that never changes is that you can paint your walls orange if you want (generally speaking; there might be some community restrictions). How many landlords will let you do that? 

* You can get a better home. In some markets, it's simply the case that the nicest places are for-sale homes and condos. 

* It offers some inflation protection. Historically, appreciation over time outpaces inflation. 

* It's risk capital. If the economy picks up, you stand to benefit from that, even if you're goal is just to have a nice place to live. 

* It's forced savings. A part of your payment each month goes to equity. 

* There is a lot to choose from.,There are some 4 million homes available today, about a year's supply. Now's the time to find something you like and get it. 

* Sooner or later the market will clear. The U.S. is expected to grow by another 100 million people in 40 years. They have to live somewhere. Demand will eventually outpace supply. 

Source: Wall Street Journal, Brett Arends (9/16/10) 


Let Kim, Don and their team of Home Buyer & Relocation Specialists get you started today! Whether it's your first home, last home, vacation or rental home, we make buying easy, stress-free and fun! 

Our HOME FINDER SERVICE is now available on-line. Every time any property is listed for sale, that matches your home buying criteria, you are instantly notified via email. This is the fastest and most effective way for you to find the home that's right for you. Never miss out on the best home buys again! No hassles. No obligation. Simply choose Dream Home Finder and fill in the requested information.


Kim Hanan
Fonville Morisey Realty

3104 Croasdaile Drive
Durham, NC 27705
Phone: 919-416-2263
Email: info@nchomesearch.com

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Kim & Don, Just wanted you to know how grateful I am for all your hard work helping me sell my house and find a new place. Your patience and kindness, along with your diligence in everything throughout the whole process, was so great and very much appreciated. You guys are the best! Annmarie P
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