General Real Estate Tips

Review of the Best Lake Communities in Western North Carolina

Derbyshire Lake

Best NC Lakes for Fishing, Swimming and Boating With the continued influx of families relocating to the Carolinas, many of the questions we get here at Derbyshire deal with our beautiful, fully stocked, spring-fed lake(link to lake page). How’s the fishing? Do they have restrictions on boats? Is the lake good for swimming? These are […]

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An Overview of Real Estate Financing: Owner Financing Versus Traditional Bank Financing

Loan

Ever since the real estate market downturn in 2007 we’ve been asked the same question by many of Derbyshire’s potential buyers: Do you offer owner financing? This is a very good question and one that we feel will continue to pop up given the time and complexity involved in obtaining a loan from a bank. This article will deal […]

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Looking for Equestrian Communities in North Carolina?

Derbyshire Stable

When prospective buyers visit Derbyshire, an equestrian community in Columbus, NC, we try to provide them with as much information as possible because we know that they are weighing all of their options and trying to make the best decision when picking a location for their new home. One of the first decisions prospective buyers […]

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Considering relocating to North Carolina? Here’s what you should do.

Relocation House Keys

Typically when we have visitors come to Derbyshire to view our community, they’re already a few steps into the relocation process. However, every once in a while, we receive a call or email from a person who is just beginning to consider relocating to the area. We’re always happy to give them our advice for […]

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