Follow Tyson Linkedin Facebook
Email Tyson Email
Residential Real Estate
Jul 16, 2018

Why Move to Wilmington?

Sponsored Content provided by Tyson Emery - Owner, KBT Realty

As real estate agents, we are often asked, “Why should I move to Wilmington?”

Many people move here to be closer to family or retire near the beach. But, if you stop to think about all the wonderful attributes of the Wilmington area, the question becomes, “Why not move to Wilmington?”

The real estate market in Wilmington is booming. In addition to plenty of new builds; traditional, historic and beach houses abound to satisfy any taste in architecture or location. Wilmington provides a variety of experiences, whether you are interested in history, the beach, culture or just plain fun!

The following examples are just a few of the many things to explore in the Wilmington area.


History

If you are interested in the civil war, plantation life or the antebellum south, Wilmington offers everything from forts to mansions to southern food:
  • Fort Fisher - a Confederate fort during the civil war, Fort Fisher provides a fascinating walk through history.
  • Bellamy Mansion Museum - a wonderful example of antebellum architecture and life as lived in the old South.
  • Cape Fear Boil Company - if you have never sat down to a low-country boil, get ready for some tasty food and a unique eating experience.


The Beach

From Johnny Mercer’s Pier and the beach in Wrightsville Beach to the family-oriented fun in Carolina and Kure beaches, check out what area beach towns have to offer:
  • Wrightsville Beach - walk on the pier, try your hand at surfing, fishing or paddle boarding and spend the day at the beach. It doesn’t get better than that!
  • Pleasure Island - you can find both Carolina Beach and Kure Beach on Pleasure Island. With a family atmosphere, music, fireworks and fun all summer you can find something for everyone.


Culture

Wilmington boasts many theaters and venues, where you can catch a play, watch some comedy, or even take in big-name acts to satisfy your cultural cravings and provide a relaxing escape:
  • Thalian Hall - provides different cultural events and showcases the performing arts throughout the year in a stunning venue.
  • Greenfield Lake Amphitheater - allows for a laid-back outdoor music experience.
  • Dead Crow Comedy Room - features local and national live comedians who will tickle your funny bone every time.


Fun

With places for kids and adults to blow off steam and enjoy some outdoor activities to learning about our oceans and unique ecosystem, the Wilmington area has something for all interests and levels of activity:
  • Jungle Rapids - kids of all ages will love the waterpark, mini-golf, arcade, and go-karts
  • North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher - whether it’s sharks, alligators, sea turtles, butterflies or birds, the aquarium offers interactive exhibits to learn about them all and more.
  • Downtown Wilmington - enjoy the boardwalk along the Cape Fear River, take a tour and browse the many restaurants, craft breweries, and unique shopping options.
These are just a few of the many fun and educational reasons to come to the Wilmington area. There is so much more to experience, including our neighbors to the south. Myrtle Beach, with its many award-winning golf courses is a short drive away and Charleston makes a great day trip!

When you decide to move here - and we are confident that our area supplies everything you could ever want or need - let us know what you are looking for. The real estate agents at KBT Realty are ready to both find you a home and discuss our favorite things about the Wilmington area!

With a mortgage background stretching over the course of eight years and several years of experience in the Real Estate industry, Tyson Emery has proven that he gets the job done. His Real Estate career has allowed him the privilege to work with several clients, which has consistently landed him in the top one percent every year. As an owner along with Kirk Pugh and Becky Brown, KBT Realty has continued to grow by providing an environment to agents that concentrates on training and personal growth. Their philosophy is to figure out what you are good at and help you become great.

Blockad 5241843645
Ico insights

INSIGHTS

SPONSORS' CONTENT
Dave sweyer 300 x 300

The State Of The Rental Market In The Greater Wilmington Area

Dave Sweyer - Sweyer Property Management
Carolinemontgomery4

Found Money: Tax Extenders And Disaster Relief

Caroline Montgomery - Adam Shay CPA, PLLC
Sherrip2019 insights profile

That’s Who We Are

Sherri Pridgen - Cape Fear REALTORS®

Trending News

PPD To Offer 60M Shares In Initial Public Offering

Christina Haley O'Neal - Jan 27, 2020

Heavy Hitter Buys PlayerSpace

Cece Nunn - Jan 28, 2020

Port Opens New U.S. Customs And Border Protection Office

Christina Haley O'Neal - Jan 28, 2020

Adam Shay CPA Adds Three New Team Members

Christina Haley O'Neal - Jan 28, 2020

CloudWyze Adds Two To Its Executive Team

Christina Haley O'Neal - Jan 28, 2020

In The Current Issue

The Most Fitting Trends Take Shape

The top fitness trends have been named by the American College of Sports Medicine, and they can be seen in the Wilmington area....


A Matter Of School Days For Tourism

Although the school calendar is staying the same for now for New Hanover County schools, it’s an ongoing issue that tourism and educators gr...


Startups To Watch In 2020

As technology becomes increasingly more embedded into our everyday lives, some Wilmington startups are on the rise....

Book On Business

The 2019 WilmingtonBiz: Book on Business is an annual publication showcasing the Wilmington region as a center of business.

Order Your Copy Today!


Galleries

Videos

2019 Health Care Heroes
August 26, 2019 Power Breakfast: A Healthy Sale?
2019 WILMA Leadership Accelerator
2019 WilmingtonBiz Expo Keynote Lunch - CEO, nCino, Pierre Naude`