Real Estate - Residential

Aug 22, 2022

Efforts continue to reopen a supportive housing complex in Wilmington. Cape Fear Collective (CFC) and the Good Shepherd Center have partnered with Norco Management Holding Inc. to manage Driftwood, a housing complex for the local homeless population, according to a press release Monday. Renovations at the 15-unit apartment at 3820 Princess Place Drive are slated to s ...

Aug 19, 2022

Rental Cottages On Way To Leland

By Cece Nunn, posted Aug 19, 2022

A single-family rental community under construction in Leland is expected to begin welcoming residents around the spring of next year. Cape Cottage Apartment Homes on Westgate Boulevard near the Westgate Nature Park is set to hold 315 one- and two-story cottages ranging in size from 510 to nearly 1,300 square feet. The development of for-rent housing communities has ...

Aug 15, 2022

Sweyer Property Management Announces New CEO

By Staff Reports, posted Aug 15, 2022

Sweyer Property Management has announced Brad Johnson’s promotion to CEO of the property management firm, according to a press release Monday. Johnson will take on the role after owner Dave Sweyer. Johnson joined the team in 2021 serving as general manager. Now, he will oversee Sweyer’s previous tasks of profit management, strategy planning and corporat ...

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What Is Next?

Posted Oct 1, 2021
Whether it be because of the “Great Resignation” or “Pandemic Flux Syndrome”, so many people are experiencing a level of confusion and instability that is intolerable.  People leaving their jobs are asking themselves, “What do I really want to do with my life?” People feeling anywhere on the spectrum from anxious to uncharacteristically lazy are asking entire article
Aug 12, 2022

Home sales are down, prices are up, but Realtors in the Wilmington area say finding buyers isn’t the main thing keeping them up at night. Their biggest challenge these days is winning a daily real estate equivalent of The Price Is Right. “We are seeing stuff come on the market and then a price reduction because I think agents aren't sure really what t ...

Aug 3, 2022

A new construction and real estate cleaning and repair service has launched in Wilmington, according to a press release. Taylor King is the CEO and owner of Taylored Construction Services, providing cleaning, pressure washing and other services to the real estate and building industries. According to the release, King has worked in the real estate and construction in ...

Aug 2, 2022

Riverlights officials are working toward creating a little over 400 new home lots for the 1,400-acre master-planned development’s next phases. Developers recently submitted site plans to the city of Wilmington for phases 7 and 8 of Riverlights, a project off River Road owned by a subsidiary of North America Sekisui House LLC and managed by Brookfield Properties.&n ...

Jul 29, 2022

Vacant property on North Fourth Street in Wilmington could one day hold apartments and a 60-seat restaurant in a development referred to as "The Helm" on site plans. Bush Watson, a real estate investment and development firm based in Portland, Maine, plans to build the apartments and indoor-outdoor restaurant, with parking underneath, at 1010 N. Fourth St. ...

Jul 27, 2022

Three real estate industry professionals recently formed a new real estate franchise focused on Brunswick County. Agents Lindsey Jenkins (pictured below, from left), Lisa Myers and Stephen Votino are the owners of Century 21 Collective, opening an Oak Island office July 15 at 8903 E. Oak Island Drive, Suite 2, according to a news release. Votino, who i ...

Jul 22, 2022

Experts Weigh In On How We Grow Now

By Cece Nunn, posted Jul 22, 2022

Heath Clark can’t help but think of 2019 with some nostalgia. “It was a solid year ... we were able to get the things we needed … the market was stable,” said Clark, owner of Bill Clark Homes. “Everything was just fun. “But then 2022 comes around.” Homebuilders like Clark in the Wilmington area and beyond have been hit th ...

Jul 22, 2022

The number of homes sold dipped 22% in Brunswick County last month, while the average price shot up 23%, Realtors said in a recent report. “Our market’s performance continues to impress me despite the tight inventory, and at this rate I don’t see prices dipping anytime soon,” said Cynthia Walsh, CEO of the Brunswick County Association of Rea ...

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