While researching the less fun aspects of a project like this, (such as tax implications for our vendors) one of our agents, Pete Eisenmann was referred to a local non-profit called Activate Good. Activate Good is an organization that matches volunteers and those looking to help with local non-profits whose goals align. Amber Smith, the executive director, thought that Rebuilding Together of the Triangle would be a great fit for helping us.
Pete met with Dan Sargent, the E
The first step often taken when under contract to purchase a home is to have a general home inspection. A home inspection takes a broad look at all aspects of a home, including foundation, electrical, appliances, and more. A buyer and their agent will often use that report to decide if any follow up inspections are needed, and to get quotes from vendors.
We knew right away that our first step when working with the Owen Street family was to have an inspector take a look at
Affordable housing, and all of the related complexities, have been part of an ongoing conversation at our weekly company meetings for the past couple years. At one point, before she was employed by the city of Durham, we even had Karen Lado give us a presentation on which affordable housing options would work best in our community. Over the course of many months, we’ve watched videos and heard speakers educating us on historic policies that negatively impacted homeownership b