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Considerations for Moving to an HOA Community
Posted on 01/19/2020
Considerations for Moving to an HOA Community
Image by rawmn from Shutterstock People have different notions about living in an HOA community. As much as there is a bright side to living in such an environment, you also need to consider the potential disadvantages. Some HOAs have an organized and well-maintained neighborhood, while others may have lackluster management and community issues. Before you make your...
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Video Tour  - 8712 Bardmoor Circle, Wilmington, NC 28411
Posted on 01/14/2020
Video Tour - 8712 Bardmoor Circle, Wilmington, NC 28411
Spacious and light 4 bedroom 2.5 bath brick home in the prestigious gated golf community of Porters Neck Plantation. Located at the end of a cul-de-sac, with a private backyard. Open floor plan with lots of light, 2 screened porches, 1st floor master, hardwood floors. New stainless appliances.New elementary school approximately 2 miles away. Community boat ramp and picnic area on the Intracoastal waterway. Pets are negotiable (with non-refundable pet...
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Another Property Sold - 430 Chablis Way, Wilmington, NC 28411
Posted on 01/14/2020
Another Property Sold - 430 Chablis Way, Wilmington, NC 28411
Better than new with all the upgrades and immaculately maintained, this gorgeous home in Vineyard Plantation checks all the boxes! The downstairs living areas provide the best of both worlds with open concept living, kitchen and sunroom plus a formal dining room. In the kitchen you will find gorgeous granite counter tops, stainless appliances, a gas range and an abundance of cabinet space. Moving upstairs you will find brand new high end carpet on the stairs and hallway and new bamboo engineeredhardwoods in the bedrooms. The large master suite is bright and airy and the expansive master bath with tile floor leads to the large walk in closet....
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8712 Bardmoor Circle, Wilmington, NC 28411 is now new to the market!
Posted on 01/14/2020
8712 Bardmoor Circle, Wilmington, NC 28411 is now new to the market!
Spacious and light 4 bedroom 2.5 bath brick home in the prestigious gated golf community of Porters Neck Plantation. Located at the end of a cul-de-sac, with a private backyard. Open floor plan with lots of light, 2 screened porches, 1st floor master, hardwood floors. New stainless appliances.New elementary school approximately 2 miles away. Community boat ramp and picnic area on the Intracoastal waterway. Pets are negotiable (with non-refundable pet...
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5 Common Real Estate Photography Mistakes
Posted on 01/12/2020
5 Common Real Estate Photography Mistakes
Today’s home buyers see hundreds if not thousands of real estate photos when they’re in the market. Odds are that they’ll eliminate a number of homes from their search before ever even setting foot in them. As you can imagine, that makes your home listing’s photographs all the more important to securing solid leads on your house. In spite...
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8705 Lake Nona Drive #47R, Wilmington, NC 28411 now has a new price of $160,000!
Posted on 01/06/2020
8705 Lake Nona Drive #47R, Wilmington, NC 28411 now has a new price of $160,000!
Half Acre custom lot situated on a cul-de-sac street in the prestigious gated golf community of Porters Neck Plantation. No time frame to build, choose your own builder. Community boat ramp to the Intracoastal...
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8705 Lake Nona Drive, Wilmington, NC 28411 now has a new price of $573,900!
Posted on 01/06/2020
8705 Lake Nona Drive, Wilmington, NC 28411 now has a new price of $573,900!
Proposed Construction of the Somerset I. This 1 level open plan can be customized (see attached home specifications). 3 BR's on the main level + 1 bonus room over garage. 10 ft ceilings, crown molding in Living areas, gas fireplace with choice of mantel design. The kitchen features full Overlay Cabinetry with choice of style, finish and door hardware. Granite of Quartz countertops, wood shelving in pantry, under counter lighting. See all the high performance home features in the attached list, and more... Lot sold separately for $175,000...
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How Much Money Do You Need to Buy a Residence?
Posted on 01/05/2020
How Much Money Do You Need to Buy a Residence?
The amount of money you will need to ensure you can purchase a house varies based on a number of factors. For example, if you want to purchase a house in a big city, you may need to save more money than you likely would require to buy a residence in a small town. Meanwhile, your decision to choose...
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Is a DIY Security System Right for you?
Posted on 12/29/2019
Is a DIY Security System Right for you?
Photo by Pixaline via PixabayThe right home security system can make a profound difference for your peace of mind and make your home an unappealing target -- but do you have to go with a conventional (and expensive) alarm service? In the past, homeowners had few choices, but now, if you own a home and like to DIY...
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Video Tour  - 1800 Hartefield National Lane, Wilmington, NC 28411
Posted on 12/27/2019
Video Tour - 1800 Hartefield National Lane, Wilmington, NC 28411
2 year old beautiful brick home situated on a corner lot in the Prestigious Gated Golf Community of Porters Neck Plantation. 10 ft ceiling, open, bright floor plan, dark oak hardwood floor throughtout the house except for the guest rooms. Screened-in porch. Open kitchen with white cabinets, granite counter tops, gas range, stainless steel appliances; plantation shutters throughtout the house. 4 BR's/4 Baths. Close proximity to the community boat ramp/water access and the Country Club. NO PET...
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1800 Hartefield National Lane, Wilmington, NC 28411 is now new to the market!
Posted on 12/27/2019
1800 Hartefield National Lane, Wilmington, NC 28411 is now new to the market!
2 year old beautiful brick home situated on a corner lot in the Prestigious Gated Golf Community of Porters Neck Plantation. 10 ft ceiling, open, bright floor plan, dark oak hardwood floor throughtout the house except for the guest rooms. Screened-in porch. Open kitchen with white cabinets, granite counter tops, gas range, stainless steel appliances; plantation shutters throughtout the house. 4 BR's/4 Baths. Close proximity to the community boat ramp/water access and the Country Club. NO PET...
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Winter: Easy Ways to Clean Your Fireplace
Posted on 12/22/2019
Winter: Easy Ways to Clean Your Fireplace
Photo by RawPixel via Pixabay Before you start your first fire of the season, take a few moments to put your fireplace in order. You can do this in less than a half-hour if you gather everything you need. Here's the list: Metal bucket with a lid for removing ash A garden kneeling pad Heavy rubber work gloves...
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