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Thursday, February 07, 2019   /   by Anne Rose

Divorce is Hard but Navigating a Real Property Settlement Agreement Shouldn’t Be

Divorce is hard.
Navigating a real property settlement agreement shouldn't be.

Property transactions add a level of stress and complexity to any divorce. You need a realtor on your team. KBT Realty Group realtors have the expertise to deal with delicate situations firmly and compassionately - traits required to manage this process for you. 

KBT Realty Group is an industry leader made up of a team of highly skilled professionals. We have risen to the top ranks of our industry by valuing the client and our integrity above the transaction.

We stay laser-focused on service, communication, marketing and expert negotiation; all of which results in our helping hundreds of families achieve their desired result each and every year. Our practice is primary focused on residential real estate; however, we are proficient in commercial dispositions, development, and investment property.

We operate our business from a position of gratitude and with a servant’s heart

At th ...

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  real estate agent, real estate broker, sell your home, homeowners, finance

Monday, January 21, 2019   /   by Anne Rose

Meet the Broker: Fred Teachey

Meet Broker/Realtor Fred Teachey, who brings close to 25 years of local experience to KBT Realty Group - associated with Keller Williams. Fred is from the Wilmington area, and now lives in Castle Hayne, just a few minutes from the North Branch of the Cape Fear River.

The Cape Fear River is a destination for boating, family recreation, and enjoying the weather. This area was under water after Hurricane Florence, but people are recovering with help of the entire community.

Fred sees that the market in the Castle Hayne area is strong, with home prices increasing, low inventory, and attractive interest rates. There are a number of programs to help buyers qualify for mortgages, and more programs coming to the area every day, some specifically to assist with hurricane recovery.

Fred Teachey sells property throughout Pender County, New Hanover County, and Brunswick County. He sees that there are exciting things happening in the Castle Hayne and greater Brunswick County area. Th ...

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Wednesday, January 02, 2019   /   by Anne Rose

What Questions to Ask a Real Estate Agent When Selling

If you are considering selling your home, one of the first actions you need to take is engaging a real estate agent. 

But, there is a lot more than signing a contract with your kids' soccer coach's wife or the friend of a friend. These agents may be the best to get your home sold, but are you sure? You should enter into a seller's contract with both enthusiasm and confidence!

Your home may be your most valuable physical financial asset; don't trust the process of selling your home to without thoroughly discussing the process and reviewing your options. Hiring a real estate agent is a huge decision. You should search for real estate professionals, choose 3-5 of those, and then interview each to find the best fit for your real estate transaction expectations.

This is your opportunity to be the "boss," so create an agent interview strategy and execute it thoughtfully. Your objective is to hire the right person for the job, and that job is selling your home at the best possi ...

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Friday, December 28, 2018   /   by Anne Rose

Real Estate Market Update for Dec 2018 | Kirk Pugh, Broker Realtor

Real Estate Market Update for Dec 2018 | Kirk Pugh, Broker Realtor
Let's go over some numbers as we approach the end of the year. The question I get everywhere is, "How's the market, how's the market, how's the market?"

We'll just give you a few statistics here because I'm a numbers guy. I read housing reports every month, and these numbers are through November, so it's relatively up-to-date. We will get reports back for December right after the New Year:



The rate of home price appreciation (HPA) has decelerated for 6 months in a row
The year over year price appreciation in our particular market is around 5.5%
It is projected to slow to a pace of right around 3% in the 2019 year
Existing home sales are down 2.1% year over year - homes that used and lived in
Pending home sales are down 4.6% as relative to year to date last year
New home sales are up 2.9% year over year, with a 14% decline month over month in October
Housing starts continue to climb 5.7% year over ye ...

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Sunday, December 23, 2018   /   by Anne Rose

House Hunting with KBT: What's to Love at 34 Raven Drive

Fred Teachey, Broker/Realtor, shares what he loves about the listing at 34 Raven Drive in Rocky Point, North Carolina. 


Which room do you love the most?

Definitely the living room/kitchen. With an open floor plan that looks over the large fenced-in backyard, you can prepare a meal, read a book, etc., all while still keeping an eye on kids as they play.






What is unique about this property?

The large fenced-in backyard. It is what brought the current owners to fall in love with it. Also, with the three extra bedrooms upstairs and a large bonus room, there is plenty of room for any size family.









What's not to miss?

The attic space, This is a large home, to begin with, but the with walk-in attic it gives you plenty of storage space to hide those seasonal decorations.







What is the neighborhood’s personality? Is there anything special about living in this area?

Very family friendly neighborhood. It also ...

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  real estate broker, real estate agent, house hunting, homeowners

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