Real Estate - Residential

Sep 25, 2023

A community meeting on a townhome development planned in Porters Neck was rescheduled to Thursday. Greensboro-based The Carroll Companies wants to build 348 units in two- and three-story buildings on about 33.5 acres at 8138 Market St., according to site plans. The land will have to be rezoned by New Hanover County leaders for the project to move forward. An open-hou ...

Sep 15, 2023

Trail Clear For Sunset Beach Development

By Jenny Callison, posted Sep 15, 2023

In burgeoning southern Brunswick County, Sunset Beach town officials have given the green light to a project that has the potential to reshape their community. That project involves making a cascade of improvements to Sea Trail Plantation, a 2,000-acre golf and country club development located near the Sunset Beach bridge that dates to 1977. Plans for the upgrades ...

Sep 1, 2023

Real Estate Firm Opens Office In Bolivia

By Staff Reports, posted Sep 1, 2023

Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage, a residential real estate firm headquartered in Wilmington, recently opened a new office in Brunswick County. The new office, at 1011 Zion Hill Road in Bolivia, off N.C. 211 at the entrance to Winding River, replaces the office formerly on Long Beach Road in Southport, according to a news release. Winding River is a more than 1,000-a ...

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With more of us working from home than ever, it’s no surprise the average American spends 90 percent of their time indoors.  And considering the EPA has stated that indoor air can be two to five times more polluted than outdoor air, the subject of how to improve indoor air quality has never been more relevant. 

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Aug 24, 2023

New Owner Takes Helm At PBC Design + Build

By Cece Nunn, posted Aug 24, 2023

Kyle Henry started working for PBC Design + Build more than 20 years ago as a carpenter before branching into multiple aspects of the business, including management. Fast forward to 2023, and Henry (pictured below) is now president and owner of the custom homebuilding firm, with his wife, Sonya, after buying out founder and developer Dave Spetrino in a deal that closed ...

Aug 23, 2023

A church creating affordable housing on Blue Clay Road is seeking a rezoning to add more homes to an existing plan. Cindee Wolf of Design Solutions has submitted the rezoning request to New Hanover County on behalf of property owner New Beginning Christian Church. The rezoning would change about 11 acres in the 3100 block of Blue Clay Road from a conditional resident ...

Aug 23, 2023

A local development firm plans to bring a new mixed-use building to a grass-covered corner lot on Castle Street. Wilmington-based firm JTV Investments PLLC could build 10 new apartments and just over 1,000 square feet of commercial space on the corner of Castle and South Eighth streets. The project follows broader growth along the Castle Street corridor, which has seen ...

Aug 21, 2023

A development firm is proposing nearly 350 new townhomes along a stretch of Market Street in Porters Neck.  The 348-unit townhome community would span 33.5 acres at 8138 Market St., according to an initial site plan. That land will need a rezoning from New Hanover County leaders for the project to move forward in its current form. Officials with t ...

Aug 18, 2023

$13M Sale Of Modern Oceanfront Home Smashes Records

By Cece Nunn, posted Aug 18, 2023

An oceanfront home on Figure Eight Island sold this week for a record-breaking $13 million. Ransom and Courtney Langford of Connecticut purchased the nearly 5,000-square-foot home at 10 Inlet Hook Road on the private, New Hanover County island from John and Rebekah McConnell of Raleigh, according to the deed recorded Wednesday. It's the highest sum paid for a hou ...

Aug 18, 2023

Rate Bureau Proposes 50.6% Rate Hike

By Cece Nunn, posted Aug 18, 2023

At the end of July, state officials announced that the N.C. Rate Bureau had requested a 50.6% statewide average rate increase for dwelling policies. They emphasized in a news release that dwelling insurance policies are not homeowners’ insurance policies. Such policies “are offered to non-owner-occupied residences of no more than four units, including rental ...

Aug 18, 2023

A tight inventory and decrease in new listings likely led to a decrease in the number of homes sold and total sales volume in Brunswick County's residential real estate market in July, according to local Realtors. The market also saw higher prices and sellers receiving nearly 100% of their original list price, according to a release from the Brunswick County Associa ...

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