Real Estate - Residential

Jun 18, 2024

The number of homes sold in the Wilmington area fell slightly in May compared to the same month last year, while new listings and the median sales price recorded increases, according to Cape Fear Realtors. Closed sales decreased by nearly 1.4% last month in the Wilmington Metropolitan Statistical Area, falling from 1,152 units sold in May last year to 1,136 this year.&n ...

Jun 10, 2024

Home sales are set to begin this summer in Leland’s Mallory Creek neighborhood. The master-planned community from Del Webb will have 762 homesites on just over 300 acres near River Road in Leland. Six model homes are currently under construction in the community with sales and move-ins expected to kick off later this year. The community, which is designed for t ...

Jun 7, 2024

"Flexible, manageable, romantic,” said Maren Reese, describing her accessory dwelling unit. The 43-year-old, Philadelphia-based wardrobe supervisor for film and TV takes delight in extolling the virtues of her short-term Wilmington rental in the form of a fully renovated carriage house in the Carolina Place neighborhood. Across the bridge in Belville in Br ...

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Nominate your Hometown Hero

Posted Jun 17, 2024

Nominate your hometown hero for the 2024 AARP Coastal Community Inspiration Awards, which are presented each year by AARP North Carolina to community organizations or individuals who are doing the most to help our regions’ entire article

May 24, 2024

River Place Apartments Undergoing Conversion To Condos

By Cece Nunn, posted May 24, 2024

In a high-profile downtown Wilmington development, Realtors are working to convert apartments to condominiums.  River Place, a 13-story, mixed-use complex completed in 2020, was part of a public-private partnership between developer East West Partners and the city of Wilmington.  The complex replaced a defunct parking deck with a new parking deck, 79 apartm ...

May 21, 2024

A Topsail Island Estate Fetches Record-setting $4.5M

By Cece Nunn, posted May 21, 2024

A luxury transaction this month on Topsail Island reached a new height. The $4.5 million sale of 230 N. Anderson Blvd. in Topsail Beach set a record for the highest-priced sale of a single-family home the Pender County island has seen, according to Realtors involved in the transaction. It's the second-highest home sale in Pender behind a mainland house that fetched ...

May 17, 2024

The forecast for this year’s hurricane season is looking a little ominous.   Initial predictions from Colorado State University researchers estimate an “extremely active” Atlantic hurricane season with 23 named storms, 11 hurricanes and five major hurricanes rated Category 3 or above.   Hurricanes have largely spared the Cape Fea ...

May 17, 2024

The latest batch of apartments at Riverlights has officially opened its doors, according to a news release from the developers. Sterling Group, an Indiana-based real estate company specializing in apartments and self-storage facilities, created the Argento at Riverlights in the 1,400-acre master-planned community on River Road in Wilmington. A $78 million development ...

Apr 26, 2024

Build-to-rent Neighborhood To Rise In Bolivia

By Cece Nunn, posted Apr 26, 2024

Developers broke ground recently on a single-family and townhome rental community in Bolivia. Ohio-based Stark Enterprises, in collaboration with affiliated companies Stark Living and Arbor Construction, is building Oak Harbor Village at the intersection of Sunset Harbor Road and N.C. 211. The 23-acre community will include 130 single-story, ranch-style homes and two ...

Apr 18, 2024

Riverlights could expand by 73 more townhomes if plans recently submitted to the city of Wilmington come to fruition. The developers of Riverlights, a 1,400-acre, master-planned community along River Road near the Cape Fear River, are looking at the potential for new townhomes in a small part of a 120-acre mixed-use site. According to the site plans, the project woul ...

Apr 17, 2024

According to a residential real estate report released Wednesday, new listings in Brunswick County increased by nearly 28% in March compared to the same period last year, while units sold fell about 4%. A news release from the Brunswick County Association of Realtors (BCAR) stated the market in the rapidly growing county experienced a "typical seasonal warmup in Ma ...

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