Reflections, Observations and Perceptions of the Real Estate Market in Southeastern North Carolina!

Real Estate Agent - Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Realty, The Burchfield Group
Real estate perceptions and observations of life along the southeastern coast of North Carolina and the mainland. We cover Southport and Wilmington to Jacksonville and Swansboro and everywhere in between!



Nearing the end of the month of June already! The Fourth of July is a week from Friday and I keep asking myself where the month has gone.  Today has been one of those days in the real estate business. You've had them, we all have, I am sure. First, one of our clients who is all set to close had t...
Used to be that a 720 credit score was considered to be pretty darn good. Now we hear from our lending partners that "we are taking a really hard look at a 720 score". Here on the island, our primary buyer is shopping for a second or vacation home. As I have written here before, our prices have s...
We cannot be the only folks suffering in this heat - our friends in Arizona must be experiencing that "dry heat" (Hi Leolinda!). Our North Carolina heat is more like a wet towel that smacks you in the face when you walk out the door. Thankfully, since we are here on the coast on Topsail Island, w...
It was a very good week end for our agents at Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Realty and especially for those agents in our group! Judy Carlton is writing an offer to purchase on an oceanfront in Surf City and she has six other properties under contract. Topsail Landing, our condominium community just ...
  Well, isn't this what summertime at the beach is all about? Kids, waves, a couple of boogie boards and sun, sun, sun! It is beautiful today on Topsail Island and those on the beach are no doubt enjoying the water. The temperature, as it is in many parts  of the country is HOT! Wilmington, N.C. ...
Today, we are watching our niece, Skylar graduate from high school. We are not there in person but here in our home on Topsail Island in North Carolina. She is part of the 2008 graduating class of Patch American School in Stuttgart, Germany. We are watching via a live web cast being transmitted a...
We, along with members of our team will be touring seven homes in NSCC this afternoon, hosted by members of our Sneads Ferry office and Alpha Mortgage, our in house lender. The weather is beautiful, although really warm, so we are looking forward to getting out of the office early and having a bi...
Well, I am amazed! My wife Kathy has lived in North Carolina all of her life and I have lived here for more than 40 years and neither of us knew about the deep water coral reefs located just three hours by boat off the coast. The reefs have been known for decades but it is only recently that scie...

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