How Accurate is Zillow’s Zestimate?

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Zillow To be honest, Zillow is often a point of contention with Realtors in the Greater Wilmington area. Why? Because the information isn’t always correct, listings are often left “For Sale” on the site when they’ve already sold, and they display values created by a computer that can give consumers the wrong impression about a property. It makes sellers and …

Can I Leave Furniture for the Buyer?

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It’s not uncommon for Wilmington home sellers moving across country or downsizing to be faced with having too much furniture to move. It’s customary to have a garage or estate sale, or arrange for a donation place, like Goodwill or the Salvation Army, to pick up unneeded items prior to moving. However, sellers sometimes run into a situation where they …

Write A Love Letter to Your Home

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Valentine’s Day is less than a week away and love is in the air! Well, more like the sounds of a highly commercialized holiday. But it does remind us we need to appreciate the special people in our lives more and, if the commercialization angers you, it’s a great reminder to make every day Valentine’s Day. This week, we at …

Featured Community: Carriage Hills, Wilmington

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Are you looking for tree-lined streets, safe sidewalks, and homes with a small-town feel? Take a look at Carriage Hills, located off 17th street in the 28412 zip code of Wilmington, North Carolina. This community is filled with homes with individual style and friendly owners, and during the warm months, the landscaping is filled with flowers and beautiful greenery. Carriage …

Which Natural Cleaning Product Do You Use?

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Thanks to the internet, people have become more aware of the ingredients used in their favorite home cleaning products, which often contain harsh chemicals. When you have sensitive skin, kids that constantly stick things in their mouths, or pets with allergies, you need to be careful what products you use. So, many people have switched to natural cleaning products. Our …

Should I List My Wilmington Home Now?

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Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage has a real estate agent meeting twice a month – a sales meeting that is company-wide and an office meeting for each office location. At the end of each meeting, Realtors present their new listings to other agents in the company. Property pictures are projected onto a big screen and the listing agent of each …

How Do You Know What is Included in a Home Sale?

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When viewing Wilmington area homes for sale, it can be difficult to tell what exactly is included with the home. We’ve seen buyers put offers in on homes, go through the whole closing process, and discover when they move into the home that fixtures have been removed. That’s when people get sued and both parties enter arbitration. Ugly, ugly times. …

5 Financing Pitfalls That May Affect the Sale of Your Condo

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If you’ve owned your Wilmington area condo for some time, you may not be aware of current financing guidelines that could prevent a buyer from purchasing it. These guidelines include requirements that factor into a lender’s decision to loan a buyer money to purchase a specific condo. Here are 5 financing pitfalls that may affect the sale of your condo: …

Featured Community: Covil Estates, Wilmington

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Located between Middle Sound Loop Road and Military Cutoff Road, Covil Estates is a diverse community with easy access to shopping and entertainment on the north end of Wilmington, NC. Mayfaire Town Center’s shopping, restaurants, and movie theater are just down the road, and Ogden’s growing commercial area is less than 5 minutes away. The community also has a nice …