Would you like to know why The Carolinas are a great place to live?
For starters we have beautiful beaches, gorgeous mountains, weather that can’t be beat and an area rich in history and tradition. Newcomers are always impressed with the quality of life, the cost of living, and the opportunities that are available here. Not convinced? Well then, let’s look at some of the stats:
Money Magazine, ranked two of North Carolina’s cities, Cary and Chapel Hill in its Top 50 “Best Places to Live in 2010”:
“In the heart of North Carolina’s Research Triangle, Cary N.C. boasts one of the lowest crime rates in the nation, AAA bond ratings from Moody’s, and an unemployment rate below the country’s average. Continue reading
Most every borrower will now be required to complete and sign the Tax Transcript form(4506) when they apply for a mortgage loan. While this requirement is not a new one, borrowers should be made aware that this form will now be sent to the IRS during your application process.
The Tax Transcript form, which checks the past two years of federal tax returns, verifies to the lender that the income given to them is accurate. The IRS then confirms the information or alerts the lender to a discrepancy. In the case of a discrepancy, the lender is given copies of the Taxes on file with the IRS.
For the borrower who is honest and submits accurate tax returns to the lender, this process should not be an issue or cause for concern. It does have implications however, for those who submit false tax returns. Continue reading
On September 27, Tate Realtors® and Leaders will be traveling from different locations across North Carolina and Upstate South Carolina to converge at The Point for the 13th Annual Allen Tate FUNDay.
What is FUNDay you may ask? Well, let’s start with the goal which is to play together all the while raising money to help ensure that students enrolled in public schools across the Carolinas receive the best education possible. As I said in an earlier blog post, the perception of the education in the neighborhood school determines appreciation of the homes surrounding those schools. Continue reading