Real Estate
1st quarter housing stats indicate local market and economy are improving
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 04/29/2011 - 12:09pm.

The local housing market continues to show signs that our economy is improving; new home construction rose 7.2% in March, an upswing in housing inventory for sale, pending sales are rising, job market is improving and 30 year fixed mortgage rates remain in the upper range of 4.75%.

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Race is on to sell Wrightsville Beach home via social media
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Wed, 01/12/2011 - 3:59pm.

The race began this morning to sell a Wrightsville Beach luxury home through a viral social media marketing campaign - reports the Greater Wilmington Business Journal.

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Coastal NC home sales perk up
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Wed, 01/12/2011 - 3:57pm.

Wilmington area home sales – those in New Hanover, Pender and northern Brunswick counties, totaled 4,540 in 2010 compared to 4,361 in 2009 - reports the Triangle Business Journal.

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Pilot program to help some professionals buy homes
Submitted by Nadine Maeser on Wed, 06/09/2010 - 4:37pm.

video State legislators discussed a new Workforce Housing pilot program. The program will help low-income employees buy a home. Police officers, firefighters, teachers and nurses are some professions eligible for the pilot program.

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Home Sellers Beware
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Thu, 06/03/2010 - 10:11pm.

It can be one of the most stressful ordeals someone can go through; selling a home. But imagine if someone moved into your house before you agreed to the sale. Dan and Karyn Bowman are still getting settled in to their new home in Leland. As for their old home in Wilmington, the family who bought it should be settled in after jumping the gun and moving into the home before they were allowed to.

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