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2019 Home Trend to Watch: Rich Jewel Tones with an Edge

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ELLE Décor has been an authority on home décor for many years, reporting on the most influential styles and trend. They recently released their selection of home design trends to watch for in 2019, and we’ve been highlighting ways to incorporate them into your own home. First on the list was Floral Fabrics and Wallpaper. Next, we explore the trend …

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2019 Home Trend to Watch: Floral Fabrics and Wallpaper

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Since its launch in 1989, ELLE Décor has been sharing home decor inspiration and interior design ideas with its readers. The writers have been masters of current styles and emerging trends, providing homeowners with resources for expressing their own styles. Recently, the magazine released its selection of home design trends that will be in and out in 2019. The first …


After Hurricane Florence: “Why Didn’t They Have Flood Insurance?”

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“Why didn’t they have flood insurance?” We’ve heard this question a lot since Hurricane Florence hit and caused flooding in many homes across New Hanover, Brunswick, and Pender Counties. It seems like simple question with a simple answer when you’re standing on the outside looking in. We live in a coastal area, why wouldn’t flood insurance be automatically included in …


After Hurricane Florence: Homes for Rent

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Many homeowners have been displaced by Hurricane Florence and are in need of new or temporary housing. One of the downsides of the Wilmington area is that we don’t have a great centralized tool for finding rentals. Some are listed in our Multiple Listing Service, but many are handled privately or are listed on one of the many property management …

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After Hurricane Florence: Inspection Updates for New Hanover, Pender, and Brunswick County

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This information was provided by Wilmington-Cape Fear Home Builders Association, a non-profit organization. They have been a great resource after Hurricane Florence. If you have ties to real estate and are not a member, consider joining. Their efforts help to promote quality, affordable housing and commercial development. Hurricane Florence Update – Bulletin #7 Here is a general Inspection Department update …

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Wilmington, NC – Recommended Service Providers for Hurricane Repairs

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Here at Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage, we have a network of agents that serves as an excellent resource for referrals for service providers and craftsman. Hurricane Florence has left many people in need of specialists that can help with fence repair, roof repairs, tree removal, and general repairs. Below is a list of people who have been recommended within …

Resources for Recovery After a Natural Disaster Like Hurricane Florence

Resources for Recovery After a Natural Disaster Like Hurricane Florence

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We understand that natural disasters leave those affected with feelings of uncertainty, emotional and financial stress, and recent Hurricane Florence is no exception. However, there are federal, state, and local resources available to alleviate the pressure as you work to recover. Some of these resources are specific to survivors of Hurricane Florence but have umbrella agencies and programs that may …

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Items That Should Never Be Stored in the Attic, Basement, or Garage

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Attics, basements, and oversized garages can offer homeowners much-needed storage space. However, if you’re lucky enough to have one, you should be aware that not all possessions can or should be stored in these areas. For one, they are rarely climate controlled, which means they have additional exposure to heat, cold, and moist air, as well as bugs. In coastal …