General Real Estate Tips

How much does it cost to build a home in a planned community?

Home Under Construction

Thinking about building your dream home in a planned community? Here at Derbyshire we are often asked about the construction costs for building in our neighborhood. Since price tends to be the number one criteria for potential buyers, knowing your total “all in” cost might be the single biggest factor you will consider. This article […]

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Relocation Comparison: North Carolina vs Texas

Texas

At Derbyshire, we understand relocation decision cannot be made without a great deal of consideration. North Carolina and Texas both have outstanding qualities, including picturesque communities, mountain and city views, and wonderful employment opportunities. To learn more about lifestyle and real estate aspects in each state consider the following facets for each. Real Estate Costs […]

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Relocation Comparison: North Carolina vs Florida

Texas

As job opportunities change, families grow, children move on, or retirement planning shifts into high gear, many ask themselves two questions:  Do we stay where we are? If we want to leave, where shall we go? Obviously there are many choices, all pertinent to your own interests, tastes and aspirations. When looking for areas to […]

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Relocation Comparison: North Carolina vs New York

New York

Ask anyone which state they would like to live in and most would say California, New York, or Florida. However, one should not forget the lesser-known states, such as North Carolina. Located in the southeast United States and surrounded by South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and the Atlantic Ocean, North Carolina is the 28th largest state […]

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Amenities Available in Planned Communities

Hiking Trails

A number of key elements come into play when looking for a new place to live. For families, it might be schools and proximity to parks and recreation for the kids. For couples who have become empty nesters, it might be a smaller home close to shopping and other neighbors. For others, it might be […]

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Real Estate Options Available for Horse Owners Moving to North Carolina

Saddles

As a horse owner you know what you need and what you would like in a home and property for your animals. Perhaps you run, or would like to start a training or breeding program or professional business. You may simply want a hobby farm or place to have your horses graze with room and […]

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A Review of the Top Things to Consider When Purchasing Equestrian Land or a Horse Farm

Open Pasture

At Derbyshire, we understand that one of the biggest challenges for an equestrian who is looking to relocate is finding a place where they can also have an ideal home for their horses. Based on our experiences with clients seeking the right location for both their horses and their families, below are the top things […]

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A Review of Master Planned Communities: Are they really worth it?

Derbyshire Lakeside

Often here at Derbyshire, we encounter families who are making a decision between purchasing in a master planned community, like ours, or not purchasing in a planned community. There are several things to consider when making that decision, with pros and cons on each side of the coin to look at. As ones who strive […]

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North Carolina Horse Farms and Equestrian Property for Sale

Pasture view from front of Derbyshire Stable

Are you interesting in purchasing an equestrian property or horse farm in North Carolina? Here at Derbyshire, we understand that it takes a lot of research to find just the right home for both you and your horse. Luckily, in North Carolina there are many great areas for equestrians, and there are also some wonderful […]

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A Review of the Five Best Gated Communities in Western North Carolina

Derbyshire Main Entrance

Often when people reach out to us in the Derbyshire Sales Office, they will also mention additional   gated communities in Western North Carolina to see how our community stacks up when compared to others in the area. We recognize that each person will need to select the community that best fits their wants and needs […]

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A unique lakeside community in the
Foothills of Western North Carolina.