Real Estate - Residential

Dec 14, 2018

Top Stories No. 2: Realtors: Housing Market Still Strong

By Cece Nunn, posted About 7 hours ago

Out of the gate in 2018, home sale statistics in the Wilmington area – including New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender counties – remained on an upward trajectory, in some cases eclipsing last year’s all-time high figures. But a few factors, not the least of which was Hurricane Florence in September, reined the numbers in a bit, with expectations that ...

Dec 14, 2018

Why This House Coming To Marsdon Avenue Is Unique

By Cece Nunn, posted About 12 hours ago

The house under construction at 1314 Marsdon Ave. in Wilmington stands out from other dwellings rising in the Cape Fear region for more than one reason. For one thing, it's a first for the Cape Fear Community Land Trust, an organization founded nearly 10 years ago as a means to address the need for affordable housing in the area. While the trust has worked on hou ...

Dec 4, 2018

Intracoastal Realty Expands Surf City Office

By Cece Nunn, posted Dec 4, 2018

Intracoastal Realty Corp. has expanded the size of its Surf City office by moving into a new structure, according to a news release. The release stated that the Wilmington-based residential real estate firm is "getting ready for the additional traffic and the growing buyer interest in the Topsail/Surf City region," in part because of the new bridge t ...

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Nov 30, 2018

Wilmington-based residential real estate firm Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage opened a new office in Porters Neck in response to rapid growth in the northern New Hanover County community, according to a news release. The office is in Porters Neck Center, a Food Lion grocery-store anchored commercial complex in the 8200 block of Market Street. The release stated t ...

Nov 27, 2018

A $5 million luxury home sale has broken a New Hanover County record set earlier this year. Landmark Sotheby's International Realty in Wilmington announced Tuesday that recently one of its agents brokered New Hanover’s highest residential sale in more than a decade, with a closed price tag of $5 million for the property at 407 Bradley Creek Point Road in Wilmi ...

Nov 16, 2018

Airlie At Wrightsville Sound Plans Progress

By Cece Nunn, posted Nov 16, 2018

The sale of home sites in a new luxury neighborhood in Wilmington near Wrightsville Beach could be launched as early as the spring of next year. State Street Companies, based in Charlotte, is developing Airlie at Wrightsville Sound, a neighborhood that will include nearly 50 homes sites on 11 acres along Wrightsville Avenue. “The land planning guidelines for Ai ...

Nov 16, 2018

A Rising Interest In Rising Rates

By Cece Nunn, posted Nov 16, 2018

In October, one of Dawn Berard’s clients closed on a local home purchase at a mortgage interest rate of 4.5 percent. On Nov. 6, a different client’s mortgage rate was a little over 5 percent. “That’s a pretty significant jump in 30 days, with very similarly situated clients,” said Berard, a residential broker and Realtor who owns Sold Bu ...

Nov 16, 2018

Real Estate Firm Moves To Bigger Office In Hampstead

By Cece Nunn, posted Nov 16, 2018

A local real estate firm with offices in New Hanover and Pender counties has expanded by purchasing and renovating a house in Hampstead. Sold Buy the Sea Realty did something similar with its Wilmington office in 2014 -- purchasing a house to use as office space for the boutique firm. "They were using it as an office already but it was an old house," said D ...

Nov 9, 2018

New Hanover County’s luxury home market fared better in October after its worst month ever recorded in September, according to a report released this week. The report explained that Hurricane Florence, which hit the area Sept. 14, forced real estate, mortgage and law offices to close and delayed inspections and closings, resulting in a weak September. ...

Nov 5, 2018

A Virginia-based company that develops, owns and operates apartments, condos and mixed-use projects has purchased St. Andrews Reserve Apartments in Wilmington in a $48.5 million deal. Kettler, headquartered in McLean, Virginia, just outside Washington D.C., bought the 390-unit complex and associated parcels at 814 St. Andrews Drive on Oct. 31 from AGM Wilmington LLC, ac ...

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