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Posted on 06/29/2020
Video Tour - Lot 12 Wahoo Street, North Topsail Beach, NC 28460
This stunning BRAND NEW home on North Topsail Beach will fulfill all your dreams of island living! Located blocks from the gorgeous Atlantic ocean and residing in the sought after Dixon school district this home is over 1500 sq. ft and features a reverse floor plan, lots of storage, an outdoor shower and multiple decks on each level that maximize the sound and the ocean views. It also comes with vinyl flooring, washer/dryer, kitchen appliances and an elevator, which means more beach time and less hassle for weekends away! With 3 full bathrooms located on both levels, 4 bedrooms and a spacious living and dining combo with vaulted ceiling and...
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Posted on 06/29/2020
Lot 12 Wahoo Street, North Topsail Beach, NC 28460 is now new to the market!
This stunning BRAND NEW home on North Topsail Beach will fulfill all your dreams of island living! Located blocks from the gorgeous Atlantic ocean and residing in the sought after Dixon school district this home is over 1500 sq. ft and features a reverse floor plan, lots of storage, an outdoor shower and multiple decks on each level that maximize the sound and the ocean views. It also comes with vinyl flooring, washer/dryer, kitchen appliances and an elevator, which means more beach time and less hassle for weekends away! With 3 full bathrooms located on both levels, 4 bedrooms and a spacious living and dining combo with vaulted ceiling and...
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Posted on 06/28/2020
Financing Repairs on Your Fixer Upper
Photo by James DeMers via Pixabay If you're hoping to make some major changes to your home, you're likely interested in the types (and terms) of financing available to you. The 203k loan was designed to give homeowners an attractive interest rate, so they'd be more likely to upgrade and modernize their homes. However, it's not available to...
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Posted on 06/26/2020
Another Property Sold - 201 Willas Court, Holly Ridge, NC 28445
The Sophia is sure to be everything you are looking for! The foyer will wow you as you enter this spacious, new construction and the amazing archways add nice detail! The main floor has a beautiful layout, with a dining room, great room with fireplace, kitchen with large island, laundry and half bath. Upstairs you will find 2 generously sized bedrooms, a master suite with a walk in closet, a game room and two full bathrooms. The master bathroom has a double vanity and a garden tub with separateshower! Just a short drive to North Topsail Beach! Enjoy the front covered porch, perfect for relaxing! You don't want to miss out on this amazing...
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Posted on 06/24/2020
2103 Watts Landing Road, Hampstead, NC 28443 now has a new price of $290,000!
Welcome home to 103 Watts Landing. You will enter a 2600 sqft fully remodeled home close to the water with a handicap entrance with a rocking chair front porch. The living room is decorated with crown/chair molding with 3 beautiful windows letting in a ton of natural light. The kitchen has custom oak cabinets with granite countertops, a wall oven and a flat electric cooktop. The dining room is situated off the kitchen and the living room allowing for a great entertainment flow. Through the dining room you will find a LARGE 30x23 BONUS ROOM flex space with multi-use, an office, extra living space, even a mother in law suite. This large...
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Posted on 06/21/2020
Challenges Associated with Buying a Zombie Property
Photo by Curtis Adams from Pexels Zombie properties are homes that have been visibly abandoned but actual ownership has not. The term became popular in the housing industry during the 2007-08 housing crisis when people being unable to make their mortgage payments reached a catastrophic point. According to ATTOM Data Solutions, a firm that tracks different types of...
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Posted on 06/14/2020
Am I Eligible for a USDA Loan?
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay If you're looking for loans with excellent interest rates, you may have heard the term USDA bandied about. This special type of loan is attractive on paper, but the reality is a little more complicated than what meets the eye. Learn more about what a USDA loan is meant to do, how to...
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Posted on 06/11/2020
Another Property Sold - 700 Jasmine Lane, Jacksonville, NC 28546
Beautiful 3 bed, 2 bath home conveniently located to Camp Lejeune and local beaches. This home has a great stone front as well as a privacy fenced back yard.All stainless appliances included in the kitchen. Home offers an open and spacious floor plan which will suit all your needs. Don''t miss out on this...
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Posted on 06/11/2020
Another Property Sold - 309 Shadyrock Path, Richlands, NC 28574
This well groomed 3 bed, 2 bath home sits on a corner lot in the peaceful subdivision of Pebble Grove. This home welcomes you with a covered porch and a eat-in kitchen. The living room is perfect for entertaining family and friends. The master bedroom is spacious and contains a full bathroom for privacy. Great size yard perfect for those summer BBQ'S. Seller offering a $3,000 allowance for...
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Posted on 06/07/2020
How Not to Miss the Best Moving and Estate Sales
Photo by MoneyforCoffee via Pixabay Online tools make it easy to find good estate and moving sales. Here's how to catch the best of the local offerings. Your Smartphone Can Keep You Posted. Do a search for find garage sales near me and you'll immediately see online apps that work on your phone to tell you about yard...
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