Real Estate - Residential

Nov 15, 2019

Navassa Driven Closer To Major Growth

By Cece Nunn, posted Nov 15, 2019

About 2,100 people live in Navassa, a northern Brunswick County town that can trace its origins to the 1880s. Officials and developers expect that number to grow by the thousands over the next two decades.   Two recent actions taken by the town are signs of Navassa moving closer to that growth, with preliminary plat approval granted by town officials for at least 32 ...

Nov 15, 2019

Building a successful team means supporting that team, real estate and marketing professionals said during a conference in downtown Wilmington on Thursday. "We have been willing to take on new agents because I believe in personal development," said Sherri Ingle of Wilmington-based real estate firm Intracoastal Realty Corp. "And I started as a brand n ...

Nov 13, 2019

The area’s homebuilders are optimistic about the coming year, expecting the market to remain steady while still working through challenges that include the fallout from tariffs. “In terms of the general real estate market, we see things still being pretty strong,” said Holly Overton, sales manager and new home specialist with Charter Building Group. ...

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Nov 13, 2019

Coldwell Banker Advantage, the company that includes Wilmington-based Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage, is expanding again, this time into the Triad region of North Carolina, according to an announcement Wednesday. Coldwell Banker Advantage has joined forces with Coldwell Banker Triad, Realtors, expanding the reach of the Advantage family of companies into ...

Nov 7, 2019

Report: Luxury Homebuyers Increasingly Pick Pender

By Cece Nunn, posted Nov 7, 2019

Luxury homebuyers spent their dwelling dollars in Pender County more often over the past two years, according to a report released Thursday. In that time, 20 homes with a price tag of $1 million or more sold in Pender, topping the combined number of luxury homes that sold in the previous decade, according to a report compiled by Kathleen Baylies, broker in charge o ...

Oct 29, 2019

The Latest On New Apartments At Riverlights

By Cece Nunn, posted Oct 29, 2019

The latest apartments at Riverlights are ready to attract potential tenants, according to a recent announcement. The MV Flats at Riverlights off River Road has officially begun taking applications for leasing its one- and two-bedroom apartments, the news release stated. "MV" stands for Marina Village, where the apartments are located. “ ...

Oct 18, 2019

Student Housing Project Scheduled For 2020 Completion

By Johanna Cano, posted Oct 18, 2019

The construction of a mixed-use student housing project on South Kerr Avenue is well underway with its completion scheduled for the summer of 2020. Kerr Station Lofts, now branded as Uncommon Wilmington, started construction of its 120 apartment units and 30 townhomes in early 2018 at 125 S. Kerr Ave., said Andrew Weddle, partner of Weddle Real Estate Investments, the p ...

Oct 18, 2019

Experts: New Home Demand Remains

By Cece Nunn, posted Oct 18, 2019

As companies continue to build houses in Wilmington, supply lags demand for new home construction locally and throughout the U.S.   Housing market professionals say there’s a variety of reasons for that. For one thing, it’s taking more time to finish houses in some parts of the Cape Fear region.   “Our biggest day-to-day challenge is just th ...

Oct 15, 2019

Brunswick County’s residential real estate sales crossed the $1 billion mark last month, according to numbers released Tuesday.   Cynthia Walsh, CEO of the Brunswick County Association of Realtors, said in a news release that the county is on track to exceed last year's figures. "The number of homes sold in 2019 is likely t ...

Oct 9, 2019

One of the most unique luxury homes in the tri-county area went up for sale in September, according to a report released Wednesday. The estate at 1035 Ocean Ridge Drive in Wilmington is one of 30 properties with a seven-figure asking price in New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender counties that were listed last month. "The home is nicknamed, 'Three Bridges,' ...

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