Real Estate - Residential

Feb 15, 2019

Brunswick County Has Second-strongest January Home Sales

By Johanna Cano, posted Feb 15, 2019

Brunswick County just had its second-strongest January in the last 10 years in residential sales volume, according to data from the Brunswick County Association of Realtors. The total sales volume last month was $62 million, down 12 percent from January 2018, which was the highest January for sales volume in the last decade. “Even though January is typically a ...

Feb 15, 2019

Housing Market: When History's For Sale

By Cece Nunn, posted Feb 15, 2019

Homebuyers in the market for a historical dwelling seem to have at least one thing in common: a love of storied structures, big or small.   One of the most unique and notable historic homes on the market this month (as of press time) in Wilmington is the Dudley Mansion at 400 S. Front St. in downtown.   The listing price is nearly $3 million.   Built i ...

Feb 8, 2019

Luxury Home Market Glitters At Start Of 2019

By Cece Nunn, posted Feb 8, 2019

The New Hanover County luxury market has started off this year with its best January home sale numbers in more than a decade, according to a report released this week. Eight luxury homes in New Hanover, with price tags of $1 million or more, sold during the first month of 2019, stated a report by Kathleen Baylies, broker in charge at Just for Buyers Realt ...

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Posted Feb 19, 2019
The fall of 2018 was both devastating and challenging for the city of Wilmington and the surrounding areas.

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Feb 7, 2019

County Releases More Project Grace Details

By Johanna Cano, posted Feb 7, 2019

More details were released Thursday on the Project Grace development proposal from Zimmer Development Co., with New Hanover County preparing to host meetings later this month to share project information with the public. The mixed-use development would include space for the main branch of the New Hanover County Public Library and Cape Fear Museum with shared space, mult ...

Jan 25, 2019

RiverLights Adds Pulte Homes To Builder List

By Cece Nunn, posted Jan 25, 2019

RiverLights, a master planned community on River Road in Wilmington, has added Pulte Homes to its lineup of homebuilders. With a focus on family, Pulte Homes will offer three- to six-bedroom layouts with large front porches for neighborly connections, smart storage solutions, two-car garages, large loft spaces and multipurpose entryways, as well as a variety o ...

Jan 22, 2019

Oldroyd Out As CEO Of Cape Fear Realtors

By Cece Nunn, posted Jan 22, 2019

The most recent CEO of the Cape Fear Realtors is no longer with the organization, according to a statement released Tuesday.  The statement came from CFR via Sinclair Public Affairs, a Raleigh communications firm that lists crisis management as one of its offerings. "The Cape Fear Realtors' Executive Committee released Taylor Oldroyd as CEO of the assoc ...

Jan 22, 2019

OpEd: City Should Move Past Short-term Rental Debate

By Tyler Newman, posted Jan 22, 2019

BASE, Business Alliance for a Sound Economy, is an organization that advocates for business and industry in southeastern North Carolina. Our mission is to support public policy that attracts a mix of business and industry and enhances economic opportunities in southeastern North Carolina.   With a decision potentially imminent, we wanted to again offer our perspecti ...

Jan 18, 2019

A community meeting has been scheduled for a project that could add more than 300 apartments to New Hanover County, in the 5600 block of South College Road. Part of the Cameron company-owned parcel at 5601 South College Road would need to be rezoned from R-15 to R-10, a residential designation that allows multifamily projects, for the development to be permitted. The ...

Jan 18, 2019

Shedding Light On The Affordability Gap

By Cece Nunn, posted Jan 18, 2019

At the start of an event earlier this month, Cape Fear Realtors staff member Suzie Lude said, “The economic viability of the area hinges on this topic.”   The topic she was referring to is affordable housing in the Wilmington area.   In New Hanover County, for example, half of all renters are cost-burdened, meaning they pay more than 30 percent of ...

Jan 18, 2019

Apartments Top List Of Sales

By Cece Nunn, posted Jan 18, 2019

Investors snapping up apartment communities, as well as a rental townhome property, represented New Hanover County’s highest real estate sales in 2018, according to tax data, with the top two located in Wilmington’s midtown area. 1. Property: St. Andrews Reserve Apartments   814 St. Andrews Drive Price: $48.5 million ...

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