We're happy Hanna wasn't hard hearted on Topsail Island!

Real Estate Agent with Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Realty, The Burchfield Group

We've been to the office and Kathy put everything back to normal. (Well, what constitutes normal for our group), All the computers are back online, although Kathy's having a small glitch with one of our older desktops. Judy was in the office this morning and Bob was taking over this afternoon for floor duty. 

We drove the island and checked on our client's houses and everyone seems to have come out of the storm relatively unscathed. We do have some shingle issues to take care of, but again, whew!!!

We drove over to Sunrise Watch (where Barnacle Bill's used to be - boy, can you spot a long time Topsail Island fan when they mention Barnacle Bill's), took a few photos and will post them here. Really, the beach is fine and taking into account that the photos were taken midway between high and low tide with high surf, it looks pretty good.

If anyone reading would like to see our newsletter, Living on Topsail Time, the current online issue for September is available at http://www.box.net/shared/yy78ettcqf.


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Looking out to Barnacle Bill's


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Anna Little
Greater Atlantic Shores Properties at Atlantic Shores Cooperative - Virginia Beach, VA

We were prepared here in VA Beach too!  We are all lucky it wasn't worse.  Haven't been to Topsail and Wilmington in a while, your pictures are making me want to take a road trip!


Sep 06, 2008 09:01 AM #1
Vickie Nagy
Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate - Palm Springs, CA
Vickie Jean the Palm Springs Condo Queen

I'm glad to hear that the storm and passed and everything is back to normal. My fingers are crossed about Ike hitting Florida.

Sep 06, 2008 09:02 AM #2
Judi Glamb
Coldwell Banker Hearthside - Hellertown, PA
Associate Broker, ABR

Glad things are getting back to normal and that you were not hit hard.   They have reduced the amount of rain initially forcast so outside of much needed rain we should be ok in regards to flooding.  Now I just I hope Ike will behave if it comes our way.

Sep 06, 2008 09:06 AM #3
Steve Hoffacker
Steve Hoffacker LLC - West Palm Beach, FL
Certified Aging In Place Specialist-Instructor


So far it sounds like everyone is just dealing with high surf and a lot of rain. That's good.


Sep 06, 2008 09:19 AM #4
Sneads Ferry
Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Realty, The Burchfield Group - Surf City, NC
Topsail Island,Wilmington, Hampstead, Holly Ridge,Jacksonville

Anna, you are so right, it could have been so much worse. glad you liked the photos!

Vickie, positive thoughts, crossed fingers, voodoo dolls with Ike's name on them, whatever we've got to ward off that storm.

Judi, we could have used a little more rain as well, but from the forecasts for next week, it looks as though we will have our typical summer like thunderstorms. As for Ike, keep that away!

Sep 06, 2008 09:20 AM #5
Sneads Ferry
Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Realty, The Burchfield Group - Surf City, NC
Topsail Island,Wilmington, Hampstead, Holly Ridge,Jacksonville

We can all deal with high surf and rain. It's that potential for Cat 2 and up that bother me. Right?

Sep 06, 2008 09:21 AM #6
Shannon Gilmore, CRS
Long and Foster Real Estate - Warrenton, VA
Real Estate Sales Associate with Long and Foster

Great pictures and glad you didn't get slammed we are watching IKE carefully.... hope we get the same..... 

Sep 06, 2008 09:35 AM #7
Courtney Cooper
Ben Kinney Brokerages Leadership at our Keller Williams North Seattle Office - Seattle, WA

The pictures are beautiful!  Glad it wasn't terrible for you...


Sep 06, 2008 09:39 AM #8

Shannon, we will be watching Ike carefully for the next week and sending positive thoughts your way. We spend some time in December in Sanibel/Captiva and visit in Naples occasionally. What a beautiful area.

Courtney, thanks for the good thoughts. As you could tell by my post title, we were happy that Hanna was soft hearted.

Sep 06, 2008 01:09 PM #9
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