Real Estate - Residential

Sep 17, 2021

Brunswick Co. Home Sales Dip, Prices Increase In August

By Cece Nunn, posted About 12 hours ago

Brunswick County’s residential real estate market showed higher prices and low inventory in August, which also came with a dip in sales, according to a news release from the Brunswick County Association of Realtors. The number of units sold in August was down 11% compared to August 2020, from 667 to 593, according to the BCAR statistics from the N.C. Regional Mult ...

Sep 10, 2021

Developers are working on creating hundreds of apartment units in Wilmington and surrounding communities, with some proposals farther along in the development process than others. The following are updates on three of the many projects in the area that include apartments.   Switchyard Description: A community planned to contain 192 apartments on 10 acres off 3804 M ...

Sep 8, 2021

An exchange this week between city officials and developers proposing to build affordable housing on Carolina Beach Road in Wilmington revealed some of the challenges such proposals can face. Bradley Development and Kelley Development Co., two workforce housing developers that have projects across North Carolina and South Carolina, want to build 278 apartments at 2346, ...

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Posted Sep 1, 2021
For many who are purchasing a new heating and air system, it may be surprising to learn that one of the most important things to consider is the size of the system.  Not having a system that is customized to the specifications of your home can bring about a variety of risks, from a shortened life span to increased moisture levels and added costs.

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Sep 3, 2021

Q&A: An Intro To The New COO Of Cape Fear Realtors

By Cece Nunn, posted Sep 3, 2021

Stephania Bloodworth has joined Cape Fear Realtors as the organization's chief operations officer. A Pender County native who lives in Wilmington, Bloodworth has more than 20 years' worth of experience spanning finance, budgeting, operations, data analysis and fundraising, according to a CFR news release. “Stephania is an excellent fit for this newly cr ...

Sep 1, 2021

Redevelopment Projects On Planning Panel's Agenda

By Cece Nunn, posted Sep 1, 2021

A couple of high profile redevelopment projects are part of the agenda for tonight’s Wilmington Planning Commission meeting, including a mixed-use project that would be built where a car dealership used to be on South College Road and the transformation of two Market Street motels into apartments. The commission is holding public hearings on conditional district r ...

Aug 26, 2021

Rental Home Neighborhood Coming To Riverlights

By Staff Reports, posted Aug 26, 2021

A rental home neighborhood is underway at Riverlights, the 1,400-acre master planned community on River Road in Wilmington. The project, The Cottages at Riverlights, will hold 279 homes for rent and is a partnership between Riverlights and Birmingham-based Capstone Communities, a news release stated. Construction on The Cottages at Riverlights began in early August w ...

Aug 20, 2021

Taking Stock Of Rental Homes

By Cece Nunn, posted Aug 20, 2021

While it can be a challenge for a potential homebuyer to find a property in the Wilmington market these days, the same is true for those who want to rent a house.   Local experts can cite numerous examples. Wilmington-based Sweyer Property Management manages about 1,200 rental homes in the region and in the past, its occupancy rate percentage has hovered around the ...

Aug 20, 2021

Real Estate Firm Hits, Then Exceeds, $2B Sales Mark

By Cece Nunn, posted Aug 20, 2021

A Wilmington-based residential real estate firm surpassed $2 billion in sales this week, according to an announcement Thursday. The closed sales volume milestone, achieved Aug. 17 by Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage, marks the third consecutive year the brokerage has exceeded the $2 billion mark, a news release stated. “This milestone represents the tremendo ...

Aug 13, 2021

At Mayfaire, Apartments Sell For $76M

By Cece Nunn, posted Aug 13, 2021

A Baltimore-based real estate investment and management firm bought The Reserve at Mayfaire in Wilmington for $76 million, according to an announcement Friday. The upscale 264-unit community was acquired by Continental Realty Corp. on behalf of Continental Realty Fund V, a $210.8 million private equity fund that has purchased 12 assets overall since it was formed in 201 ...

Aug 13, 2021

A Wilmington-based residential real estate firm is preparing to celebrate the opening of an office in the Brunswick County town of Boiling Spring Lakes, according to an announcement this week. Hundreds of new homes are in the works for Boiling Spring Lakes, including in two new communities – The Lakes Country Club: The Highlands, which will have 244 new single fam ...

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