In the News

In the News (scroll to the bottom for recent articles and TV clips on Amy)


WRAL Interview
– Aug. 9, 2016


WRAL Interview
– Sept. 24, 2015


WRAL Interview
– July 2014


WRAL Interview
– May 7, 2014

interest rates

Interest Rates and Mortgage Trends- July 11, 2013


Finding a Bargain in the Market- October 31, 2013

property tax

Property Taxes
February 13, 2012


Down Payment Assistance- Sept. 12, 2011



100% Financing Lives- Mar. 28, 2011


New Mortgage Market Rules- Feb. 08, 2011


Homeowners Refinance Options- Sept. 29, 2010


Homebuyers Tax Credit Facts- March 31, 2010


Home buying in a Challenging Market- January 11, 2010


Tax-Credit Program Extended- November 12, 2009


WRAL Credit Tips Interview- October 1, 2009


Foreclosures in Today’s Market- August 17, 2009


WRAL Tax Credit Interview- March, 2009


Amy Bonis with Jim Morton

white bar I always come across great articles (some even written by me!) that I think my clients can benefit from reading. Feel free to glance through these and learn as much as you can. The more you know, the better. Check back often for new additions.

News Articles

NEW! Becoming a Landlord (Fannie Mae)

NEW! Boosting Retirement income thru rental real estate

NEW! Home Loans 101 (Amy Bonis)

NEW! How to Win a Bidding War (Amy Bonis)

“Homebuying in the New Mortgage Market” (Amy Bonis) 

“Boosting Your Credit Score” (Amy Bonis) 

“Criteria for Shopping Around” (Amy Bonis) 

“The Do’s & Don’t’s of Credit Scores” (Amy Bonis) 

House Hunting Tips (Amy Bonis)

Negotiating Your Home Purchase (Amy Bonis)

NC Down Payment Assistance (Amy Bonis)

Opt Out of Credit Offers

Prepare Now for Your Mortgage App!


When Do I Lock My Interest Rate?

Loan Relief Act 

“You are the Gift” (News and Observer) 

“Wait for Bargains on These 5 Items?” (Yahoo Finance) 

“Builder Tactics Under Scrutiny” 

“Four Critical Real Estate Negotiating Points” 

“Is That Mortgage Tax Deductible?”

Why Pay Rent?!

Don’t Forget Your Preapproval Letter!

Home Inspections Avert Future Headaches

Why You Need a Buyer’s Agent