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Investing in a Second Property
Posted on 07/21/2019
Investing in a Second Property
Is investing in a second property the best decision for you? If you've found yourself with a little bit of extra liquidity, you might be considering investing in additional property, a startup company, or adding to your general investment fund. What makes a second home or property a good move for your future? Family Memories If you have...
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242 Seashore Drive, North Topsail Beach, NC 28460 now has a new price of $574,000!
Posted on 07/20/2019
242 Seashore Drive, North Topsail Beach, NC 28460 now has a new price of $574,000!
Oceanfront townhome, perfect for primary residence or investment property! Private beach access leads to the beautiful Atlantic Ocean, with an outdoor shower included! Decks on all three floors and the upper deck includes a hot tub with panoramic views. Reverse floor plan, with an elevator to transport you to all three levels. Beautiful, spacious kitchen with a large pantry, and an amazing view of the ocean! Top floor has an open floor plan, as the kitchen, dining room and living room are all open to each other. Perfect for entertaining! Two lower levels have all bedrooms with ocean views, which includes two master suites with full bathrooms...
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244 Seashore Drive, North Topsail Beach, NC 28460 now has a new price of $574,000!
Posted on 07/20/2019
244 Seashore Drive, North Topsail Beach, NC 28460 now has a new price of $574,000!
Oceanfront townhome, perfect for primary residence or investment property! Private beach access leads to the beautiful Atlantic Ocean, with an outdoor shower included! Decks on all three floors! The upper deck includes a hot tub with panoramic views. Reverse floor plan, with an elevator to transport you to all three levels. Beautiful, spacious kitchen with a large pantry, and an amazing view of the ocean! Top floor has an open floor plan, as the kitchen, dining room and living room are all opento each other. Perfect for entertaining! First and second level has all bedrooms with ocean views, which includes two master suites with full...
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Another Property Sold - 839 Dynasty Drive, Jacksonville, NC 28546
Posted on 07/19/2019
Another Property Sold - 839 Dynasty Drive, Jacksonville, NC 28546
This gorgeous home is located in the well desired subdivision of Carolina Plantations and it is also conveniently located near local shopping and bases! Open layout and great flow between the living room, kitchen and dining room. This home offers a covered front porch and a privacy fence in the back yard. Large spacious rooms with a vaulted ceiling in the living room. Kitchen has all stainless appliances and the washer and dryer come with the home as well. Hardwood floors throughout, with carpetin the bedrooms. The master bedroom offers beautiful trey ceilings and two walk-in closets. Master bath has a bathtub with separate shower and a...
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133 Quarterdeck Street #133 G, North Topsail Beach, NC 28460 now has a new price of $55,500!
Posted on 07/16/2019
133 Quarterdeck Street #133 G, North Topsail Beach, NC 28460 now has a new price of $55,500!
Own your own little piece of paradise on beautiful Topsail Island! This RV lot in Rogers Bay Campground is approximately 49' x 28' with a paving stone patio. Beach access is right across the street from the campground. Community amenities include swimming pool, bath houses, picnic shelter, play ground, park, marsh/bay access and leased golf cart parking area beach access. Pull in your RV and enjoy the beach...
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Downsizing With Your Dog - Yard Space
Posted on 07/14/2019
Downsizing With Your Dog - Yard Space
So, you recently downsized your living space. You mentally prepared to adjust your lifestyle to a more compact living area, you reorganized all your belongings, implemented new storage systems and found the most effective furniture arrangements, but what about the dog? While the new living arrangement might be a little adjustment for you, it could be a more...
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Another Property Sold - 129 B Bridgers Avenue, Topsail Beach, NC 28445
Posted on 07/13/2019
Another Property Sold - 129 B Bridgers Avenue, Topsail Beach, NC 28445
Discover your own piece of island living with this BRAND NEW townhome on Topsail Island. This home boast sound views and beautiful sunsets. One of Wellman's Construction's Peyton Floor plans, the home is equipped with stainless steel appliances, stacked washer and dryers, granite kitchen countertops, carpet in the bedrooms, tile in the bathrooms and hardwood flooring throughout the main living areas and stairs. This home comes with your own personal 21' BOAT SLIP w/ 10,000lbs lift with remote controls, that perfect place to store your boat. HOA only applies to boat slip #5. DON'T MISS OUT, SUMMER IS FAST APPROACHING... HOME WILL NOT LAST...
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Another Property Sold - 207 Stratford Road, Jacksonville, NC 28540
Posted on 07/12/2019
Another Property Sold - 207 Stratford Road, Jacksonville, NC 28540
Charming home closely located to downtown Jacksonville and convenient to Camp Lejeune! Original hard wood floors. New paint throughout the home including doors and kitchen cabinets! This home has a cozy sun room and both a front and back porch, perfect for relaxing. Updated hall bathroom with updated vanity. The living room offers a built in fire place with a beautiful mantle. Brand new roof. Detached over-sized one car...
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Know the Values of Homeownership
Posted on 07/07/2019
Know the Values of Homeownership
You’ve never owned your own home and your thinking about buying. Transitioning mentally from renter to owner can be confusing at times. As a renter, you haven't had to deal with the ins and outs of owning your own home, and as you examine the reality of ownership, it can seem like it involves more cons than pros....
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Another Property Sold - 5717 18th Avenue #11, North Topsail Beach, NC 28460
Posted on 07/03/2019
Another Property Sold - 5717 18th Avenue #11, North Topsail Beach, NC 28460
Ideal building lot in the heart of North Topsail Beach. Hurry and build your dream home, vacation get-away, or investment property. You're just steps from getting your toes in the sand and soaking up the sun. Potential views of marsh, sound, and...
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Where to Start When Buying a Luxury Home
Posted on 06/30/2019
Where to Start When Buying a Luxury Home
Buying a luxury home isn't merely about buying an expensive house, it's about buying the most elegant home in the most exclusive and expensive neighborhoods. In addition to that, you are purchasing the architecture, landscaping, finishing, and fittings that come with the house. That’s why you have to do it the right way to avoid regrets in the...
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119 Christy Drive, Beulaville, NC 28518 now has a new price of $165,000!
Posted on 06/28/2019
119 Christy Drive, Beulaville, NC 28518 now has a new price of $165,000!
Look no further! This home is conveniently located close to Camp Lejeune and New River Air Station! Spacious, split floor plan, bonus room over the large two car garage, and a galley kitchen offering upgraded stainless steel appliances. Dining room adjoined to kitchen with views of the backyard. Master bedroom has beautiful trey ceilings and the master bathroom has a double vanity and garden tub with separate shower. Large, fenced in backyard that is perfect for entertaining and relaxing! Selleris offering a 1 year home...
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