Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

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Traditional schools start next week. Meaning, it’s almost that time of year when temperatures start to cool, leaves change, plants die back, and the air is filled with pumpkin spice (okay, so that might just be the air around me…Mmmmm, Pumpkin Spice Lattes).  It also means it’s time to do some fall maintenance on your home to prepare for the …

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The History of Homeowners Associations

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During the mid-1940s to 1950s, the installation of the Serviceman’s Readjustment Bill sprung the building of a large number of planned communities. These were houses that veterans could buy with low-interest loans provided by the government. Initially, these communities did not have home owners associations; however, they did have restrictive covenants that prohibited such things as laundry lines in the …

Is It Time to Replace Your Roof?

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The roof is probably one of the most dreaded repairs that home owners face. It can be an expensive and arduous project to undertake. But how do you know if you need a new roof? If you haven’t had any obvious leak issues, you can tell just by grabbing some binoculars and heading outside, or climbing up to your attic. …


Are You Prepared for a Fire?

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You may not want to think about it, but it’s important that you do. No one ever expects to be the victim of a house fire, but in a split second your whole life can go up in smoke. Take the steps before disaster hits and you’ll greatly increase your family’s recovery time. So what do you do to prepare …

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Featured Community: Avendale, Hampstead

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Located in the laid back town of Hampstead, NC, is one of this area’s newest communities, The Neighborhoods of Avendale. Designed for the family lifestyle, this quiet community feature affordable homes on sidewalk lined streets lit by charming street lamps. Driving through the neighborhood, you’ll want to stop and have a cool glass of lemonade on one of the many …

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Featured Community: Long Leaf Acres, Wilmington

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Long Leaf Acres is an established community of primarily brick ranches and quiet tree-lined streets. Located off Eastwood Road, its largest appeal is its proximity to Mayfaire Town Center and Wrightsville Beach. Residents can easily bike to the beach, award winning restaurants, shopping, and a movie theater. For buyers who prefer not to be in a community with a homeowners …