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Have you ever wanted to search for a new home but wanted to do it from a map.  This site lets you explore different areas and put in your criteria such as price, lot features etc. Click on map to begin.

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If you do find homes that you want to save, you can login and save your favorites.  Any questions, just let us know. We are the Wilmington NC real estate team with a full service company behind us.  Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Realty.

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Wilmington NC Waterfront Living Is The Best…

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Wilmington NC Waterfront Living

Waterfront living in Wilmington NC equals or surpasses any area in the Southeast and If you enjoy boating as much as many of us do in Southeastern NC, you definitely know we have one of the best boating locations in the nation. Wilmington, with the Cape Fear River to the West and the Atlantic Ocean to the East, has it all, from the River to the Sea. Read the rest of this entry

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Inspection Is A Must For Home Buyer’s Protection

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Ceiling LightA professional home inspection protects a home buyer against disappointment and unexpected expense after a home has been purchased. A pre-purchase inspection tells what major and minor flaws exist in a home, what difficulties are apt to occur later (the replacement of equipment, etc.), and what it will cost to eliminate problems. In general, an inspection covers:

  • Basic home structure, inside and out (testing for soundness and durability)
  • Plumbing, heating and electrical systems and equipment (including costs of operation)
  • Kitchen equipment (including life expectancy of appliances)
  • Insulation and other energy features
  • Detection of toxic substances
  • Detection of water problems

To locate an inspector, consult the Yellow Pages, under “Building Inspection Services,” or call us. We have worked with highly reliable home inspectors and will be happy to recommend someone.

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Advantages of Buying Real Estate Now in Wilmington, NC

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    • 1. More Choices. In New Hanover County, we currently have over 1884 homes on the market. Buyers have more choices today than they have in several years. You have your choice between condos, townhomes, single family homes, golf course properties, water oriented properties, gated communities. You can also choose between large lots and small lots and whether you would like lawn maintenance included or not. The choice is yours today more than ever to find a home that fits your needs and fulfills your dreams. But do remember, that well priced homes in desirable locations can still sell fast, even in a buyer’s market.

 

    • 2. Interest Rates are Low. With interest rates under 5%, what better time to buy real estate! You can even afford more home now than you might have a year or so ago. It usually is a good idea to purchase as much home as you can afford in this type market. Always consult with a reputable lender to become knowledgeable about the variety of financing options available and what might be best for you. In addition, ask for a pre-qualification letter. A good buyer’s agent will use this in the negotiating process. It will also ensure that you are not looking at homes that you cannot afford.

 

    • 3. Negotiate. We all remember the days of 2005 when you had to decide how much over asking price to offer the seller. Today that is a different story. A good buyer’s agent can negotiate the best price and terms to suit your budget.

 

    • 4. Incentives. The market is slowing changing to a sellers market, but sellers and builders are offering a host of incentives for buyers. For instance, closing costs or buydown of the interest rate, even flat screen TV’s and cruises are among popular incentives today.

 

    • 5. Competition. In today’s market the prices of homes is increasing slightly, but holding steady.
    • 6. You are not rushed into a quick decision. One of the highlights of a buyer’s market is that you can take your time finding your perfect home and do not have to feel pressured to settle for anything less than the home of your dreams.

 

    • 7. Inspections. You can take the time to have a good home inspection and appraisal and negotiate with the seller any necessary repairs.

 

    • 8. Lower Prices. Buyers are in a great position today with prices so low and interest rates favorable. Buyers can enjoy stronger buying power than they have in years before. Today’s market is truly positioned for the home-buyer.

 

    • 9. Appreciation. Local house values are expected to rise as our local economists have a favorable forecast for the area. Always remember, that real estate is a strong, sound investment for your future.

 

  • 10. Great time to sell and move up. If you are a seller wanting to move up to larger home for your growing family, now could be the perfect time for you. You’ll be way ahead of the game, because the price reduction on the purchase is greater than the loss on the sale of your present home. Search all real estate on www.WilmingtonNC-realestate.com
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Happy 4th of July Wilmington NC 2013 | Firework Schedule

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Start the party.  Fourth of July 2013 Wilimington NC area.

July 3

– Carolina Beach Boardwalk –  Blast: Funk U Orchestra (funk), 6:30 p.m. July 4 at Boardwalk Gazebo, Cape Fear Boulevard, Carolina Beach. Fireworks at 9 p.m. 458-8434 or PleasureIslandNC.org.

N.C. 4th of July Festival – Southport: Children’s Games – 8:15 a.m. for registration, 9 a.m. games begin at Garrison Lawn. Waterfront Stage Entertainment. Various artists take the stage, 1-3 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Brunswick Concert Band Concert, 3-3:45 p.m. at Fort Johnston Garrison Lawn. Voter Registration, 3:30-5 p.m. at Southport Community Building. USCIS Naturalization Ceremony, 4 p.m. at Fort Johnston Garrison Lawn. Flag Retirement Ceremony, 6 p.m. at BB&T Flagpole.

Surf City: A concert and fireworks display at Soundside Park, 517 Roland Ave., in Surf City. Mark Roberts & Breeze play at 6 p.m. Fireworks at 9 p.m. Visit www.surfcity.govoffice.com for more information.

Thursday July 4

Carolina Beach: Funk U University performs at 6:30 p.m. followed by fireworks at 9 p.m. Visit www.pleasureislandnc.org for more information.

Independence Day Music in the Park: Machine Gun performs at 7 p.m. July 4 at Ocean Front Park, Kure Beach. Bring a beach chair or blanket. 458-8216 or www.townofkurebeach.org.

Fourth of July Southport

Activities all day and Fireworks at 9:00 on the waterfront

Step Up For Soldiers: Fourth of July party, 5-9 p.m. at the Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center, 120 S. Second St. All active duty, veterans, SUFS volunteers and sponsors are invited. Entertainment by a DJ, Miss Coastal Carolina singing the national anthem, a presentation on the history of the American flag and several speakers. Food and drinks provided.

Coastal Magazine state’s that this is one of the best places to watch fireworks.

Wilmington Fireworks: Battleship Blast, 17th annual. Fireworks at 9:05 p.m. Watch from downtown Wilmington. Entertainment will be 5-9 p.m. Visit www.WilmingtonNC.gov for more information.

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