nc: Forest Hills in Wilmington, NC - 11/09/12 12:37 AM
Forest Hills in Wilmington, NC is one of the oldest communities that dates back to the 1900's.  Here you find charm, magnificent live oaks, gorgeous magnolia trees and beautiful gardens.  The homes in Forest Hills are grand, stately, large and small.  You will see styles such as Georgian, Tudor, Cape Cod and Colonial as well as brick walkways, sidewalks, southern porches with rocking chairs and massive columns.    Once you enter the community you know you are in one of the areas premier areas.  The moss draped trees make a canopy as you drive, run or walk down its roadways.
Each year … (0 comments)

nc: SeaWatch at Kure Beach NC - 11/08/12 11:58 PM
SeaWatch at Kure Beach NC is an exquisite community by the Sea.  Kure Beach is located on Pleasure Island.  The community has oceanfront, ocean view and maritime forest homes and  home sites. Most home sites are developed, but there are a few lots left at SeaWatch. 
The community is a short drive to historic Fort Fisher  by car or golf cart.  Downtown Wilmington is located about 20 minutes away. The ocean front lots are protected by a dune ridge and some lots have elevations of up to 30 feet. The community encompasses 20+ acres of live oaks, stately pines, yaupon holly, … (1 comments)

nc: Bayshore Neighborhood in Wilmington, NC - 11/08/12 11:35 PM
Bayshore Estates, a Established Boating Community
A couple  of nice features in the Bayshore Estates community, in Ogden with a Wilmington, NC zip code address (28411) include a community boat ramp and no home owners association (No HOA dues)  This community consists of approximately 500 homes, on private tree lined streets, all with different styles, colors and designs.
For More Information on the Community of Bayshore, Wilmington, NC
Dick and Sandy

nc: Vineyard Plantation Wilmington, NC 28411 - 11/07/12 01:09 AM
Vineyard Plantation in northern New Hanover County, just outside of Wilmington, in beautiful North Carolina, is a wonderful new neighborhood catering to larger families---families, who like the ease of being close to attractions in Wilmington, close to beaches, shopping, restaurants, and good schools.  Streets here have names like “Chablis Way”, “Wine Cellar Circle”, “Shiraz Way” and not a grape or vine in sight!
The Vineyard Plantation   area is made up of 4 different neighborhoods….the original larger neighborhood with mostly transitional 160 or so brick homes with 4 and 5 bedrooms, the second phase of Vineyard Plantation called  Bella Sera, … (1 comments)

nc: A Simple Sales Agreement, Yes now it's only 9 pages - 12/06/10 06:00 AM
Here in North Carolina the Residential Sales Offer to Purchase and Contract has been changed again!  For better or worse, it is much more simplified. 
A joint forms task force made up of NC REALTORS, and lawyers from the NC Bar Association have been hard at work for the past eighteen months or so, to create a new form that hopefully will eliminate lots of problem areas.  We will be using what is called a "Due Diligence Period" concept that has been used for several years when purchasing commercial real estate. This new form takes place this January 1, 2011
In a … (7 comments)

nc: 365 Things To Do in Greater Wilmington, NC and the Cape Fear Region - 08/09/10 01:21 PM
Day 63: Thunder Alley, Leland, NC
 We are back after a vacation Hiatus in Upstate NY to visit Family in Saratoga, Albany, Newburgh......Back home to Wilmington......home sweet home....Come to bowl, play the arcade games or have a won't want to miss this adventure in  Magnolia Greens, Leland, NC.  This facility is very new and is not listed on most maps.   Head to Magnolia Greens and you will have no problem finding this little adventure for the whole family....bowl, get involved in tournaments.....or have a birthday won't want to miss the fun.  We spent a great time here with … (2 comments)

nc: 365 Things To Do in Greater Wilmington, NC and the Cape Fear Region - 07/07/10 02:19 PM
Day 60:  The Tall Ship is Returning and will anchor at the foot of market Street August 6th , 7th and 8th.  .  Gear up now and save the time for this event.  Free tickets are available to tour both the US Coast Guard Barque Eagle and the Diligence which is set to return to Wilmington August 2nd after its 8 month overhaul in Maryland.  Tickets will be limited.   So arrive early. They will be handed out on a first come first served basis. You can only get tickets on the day of the tour.  Tour schedule is as the … (1 comments)

nc: 365 Things To Do in Greater Wilmington, NC and the Cape Fear Region - 06/27/10 01:50 PM
 There are many things to do at Airlie Gardens....we will start with the Jazz Festivals....Keep coming back to our facebook page for other fun things to do at Airlie throughout the year.   Airlie presents a Jazz Series  on the first Friday night of each month - April-October meaning the next one will be Friday, July 2nd.  
These gardens border the sea and are magnificent..  come spend time with your friends and family, relax, bring a picnic .. Playing Friday July 2nd will be "The Imitations" Tickets are $8 adults, $2 children, and free for Airlie members.  For more information contact … (0 comments)

nc: 365 Things To Do in Greater Wilmington, NC and the Cape Fear Region - 06/11/10 10:45 AM
Day 41: Waterfront Music Series - come to Wrightsville Beach and Bluewater Waterfront Grill for the summer music series...
Every Sunday at 4pm starting June 13 you will be treated to classic rock, beach music and more.  Mark Roberts and Breeze will be the guest musicians this week;  On June 20 (Father's Day)  take that special "dad" in your life to experience the great music of Jah Creation's reggae and some great food and views   

nc: 365 Things To Do in Greater Wilmington, NC and the Cape Fear Region - 04/27/10 11:12 AM
 Day 5:   Looking for a great golf course?  
Let us recommend one to you.  While taking your journey through Wilmington, you will definitely want to add this to the list of 365 things to do.  One of the areas nicest golf courses can be found at The Cape at Masonboro..... The course has scenic woods, marsh lands and island greens. There are twenty four lakes and ponds on this course....when we golf...Sandy sees water and the ball GOES IN.... We love this course because of its natural beauty, but it is a challenge with the water...bring lots of balls.   This is a … (0 comments)

nc: 365 Things To Do in Greater Wilmington, NC and the Cape Fear Region - 04/22/10 02:50 PM
Well we thought it might be fun to take a journey through this wonderful area we call the Cape Fear Region or Greater Wilmington. We hope you check back daily for our adventure and feel free to comment and add information.
Day 1:  Visit the New Community of Autumn Hall off Eastwood Road. Parade of Homes is just around the corner so be sure to make this one of your stops. Today there was a great Kick-Off Party to introduce this new Community. Home prices range from about $498,000 on up.   There are brick homes, Charleston styles and winding roads.  The gardens and … (0 comments)

nc: Porters Neck in Wilmington North Carolina - 02/16/10 01:22 AM
Porters Neck, Wilmington, North Carolina
Funny how the name "Porters Neck" just outside of Wilmington, North Carolina, conjures up different images, thoughts or an area to different people. 
There is the "Porters Neck" area, Porters Neck Road, various small buisnesses ...Porters Neck Hardware, Porters Neck Post Office, Porters Neck Golf Course, and of course the "Porters Neck Plantation and Country Club" 
As a Realtor in this beautiful area of southeastern North Carolina, I have come to appreciate, notice and understand the true life style consumers and homeowners are looking for in this unique community of Porters Neck.  Whether the climate, a job … (4 comments)

nc: 1202 Upper Reach Drive in Wilmington, North Carolina - 08/29/08 04:36 AM
Welcome to  1202 Upper Reach Drive  in Wilmington, North Carolina!  If you are a large family looking for a home that is neighborhood friendly, conveniently located close to schools, shopping, and the beach, than look no further!!
This 3200 plus square foot home features a master bedroom plus 2 good size bedrooms on the first floor, and 2 more bedrooms upstairs.  There is a huge FROG (that is NC talk for Finished Room Over Garage) a loft area for an office, and plenty of room for all the kids.

This well maintained and lovingly cared for home is on a quaint street that … (0 comments)

nc: Ahhhh, Wrightsville Beach North Carolina.....Paradise Close By! - 08/07/08 04:26 AM
Today Thursday August 7, 2008, in Wilmington North Carolina, while doing some prospecting  for our upcoming "Open Houses" this weekend, I happened to "catch a wave"  Let me explain.....
It is hot today....about 90 degrees, sunny, and beautiful...similar to many summer days in this part of the country.  I love this area!  It has been twelve years in my new adopted home, and I wished we had moved here years ago.  Coming from Saratoga, New York, it was not hard to appreciate what this great area has to offer.   GREAT WEATHER, BEAUTIFUL BEACHES, FRIENDLY PEOPLE, AND THIS......
                   Wrightsville Beach Web Cam

nc: Section 407....Bring Tissue there WILL be Nosebleeds! - 01/31/08 01:15 PM
 What does that really mean?  In the nosebleed section.....can you see the field from your seat?  Can you hear whats going on?  Will you actually get a nosebleed?  How high is up?  Are they worth THAT,....WHAT, your kidding, right?  Who cares, it is the SUPER BOWL! 
 The answers to those questions are about what is a red eye?  The big question is will "THE GAME" live up to the hype,  and for me the big going to the SUPER BOWL the ultimate sporting event?  I don't know, but I'll let you know. 
 Yes you may know I'm going to the Super Bowl … (7 comments)

nc: Help Us Support Habitat for Humanity - 11/15/07 11:27 AM
  One more week till Thanksgiving....sometimes I feel like a kid on Christmas morning, we really look forward to the "Trot" more info here.....Wilmington Turkey Trot for Habitat for Humanity
This next week is a real full week for us, and we just love meeting, conversing, and the good cheer that accompanies this true American holiday.  Habitat for Humanity is a great cause for REALTORS as it truly fits in with our dream of helping folks realize the American Dream.  If any AR participants would like to donate, feel free to go to the web site at and sign up. I will make … (5 comments)

nc: My Favorite Month - 11/03/07 01:59 AM
 November and the official start to "The Holiday Season"  This the season, and Thanksgiving is our favorite.
 Why?  Is it all those football games?....NO  Eating all that turkey?...NO  Getting together with family?....well yes.  Thanksgiving to us is "THE 3RD ANNUAL WILMINGTON TURKEY TROT"
 The Trot as it is now being called, is a fun Run/Walk at The Wrightsville Beach, NC Loop to benefit and raise money for the  local Habitat for Humanity.  Last years event, over 350 runners, walkers, and spectators joined in the festivities on an early Thanksgiving morning, and gave over $4000.00 to Habitat. 
 For many years our family started Thanksgiving off with a spirited run of … (7 comments)

nc: A Great First Home! - 08/15/07 05:36 AM
                                        A great first home just outside of Wilmington, NC
This is a real nice home for the first time home buyer.  It is in Tylers Cove section of Mallory Creek in Leland, NC.  Mallory Creek Plantation sits on a 1,200-acre tract of land off N.C. 133 South in Brunswick County. Developed by Wilmington West Inc., it's just across the river from Wilmington and a few miles from the Town of Leland.  
154 Kellerton Court  is about 8 miles from Wilmington, NC and is very convienent to all shopping, dinning, and beaches in either direction.  Some of the other ammenities in Mallory Creek are clubhouse, … (2 comments)

nc: Wilmington on the Rise - 02/16/07 05:19 AM
and also the taxes! New Hanover, Pender, and Brunswick counties have recently completed new tax valuations for property owners in the cities and towns of Wilmington, Leland, Hampstead, and the smaller communities they serve. Recent appraisals will no doubt bring about some negative comments from some property owners. Some of the beach towns...Wrightsville Beach, Kure Beach and Carolina Beach have seen triple digit increases, surely that will not be good news for some. The assessed value of property in New Hanover County has risen by roughly 81 percent.A surge in coastal land prices in recent years coupled with low valuations the … (2 comments)

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