Repurposing Your Formal Living Room into a Library

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Today, we have a guest blog post from mommy blogger Bethany from “I was promised more naps…”. When you’re searching for a Wilmington area home to buy, don’t feel confined to room labels. Just because a description calls a room a dining room, living room, etc., doesn’t mean it needs to be used for just that. Here’s how Bethany repurposed …

Featured Community: Windward Oaks, Wilmington

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Located between Masonboro Loop and Masonboro Sound Roads, Windward Oaks is an established community of stately brick Colonial style homes, many with back yard swimming pools and custom floor plans. It’s a family friendly community with a private feel, despite being so close to area amenities, and through traffic is reduced with carefully positioned landscaped islands, speed humps, and cul-de-sacs. …

7 Improvements That You Think Add Value To Your Home – But Really Don’t

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When it comes time to make home improvements, most Wilmington home owners like to choose projects that increase the value of their home. But just because a feature costs a lot of money or seems cool, it doesn’t mean it will add value to a home. Matter of fact, it can be quite the opposite. Here are 7 things you …

Sitegeist App Helps You Make Better Home Buying Decisions

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As Wilmington REALTORS®, we are bound to the Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity laws (FHEO), which means we cannot discriminate against any person during the real estate process. Article 10 of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® Code of Ethics  states: “REALTORS® shall not deny equal professional services to any person for reasons of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, …

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 …