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Experts cautious despite big jump in area home sales

video Home sale numbers in the Cape Fear are up more than ten percent in the last year. And while that may be good news, some realty experts say it's too early to celebrate.

Businesses come together to share ideas making it easier to go green

video In the rapidly changing green business world, sometimes it's hard to keep up on the latest trends. Local green professionals gathered at the Emerging Green Businesses Conference in Wrightsville Beach today to share their ideas and successes.

TROUBLESHOOTERS: Neighbors tired of dog poop smell

video Living in a townhome means your neighbors are up close and personal. How they treat their property, often affects yours. That's a situation some residents are dealing with in Wilmington's Lauren Place when it comes to a neighbor's dog.

FIRST ON 3: Twenty percent of Wilmington homeowners “upside down” on their mortgage

In Wilmington, 20.40 percent, or 14,608, of all residential properties with a mortgage were in negative equity for first quarter 2011. An additional 6.30 percent, or 4,519, were in near negative equity.

FIRST ON 3: Foreclosure rates in Wilmington increase

A new housing report out today indicates foreclosure rates in the Wilmington area are on the rise. These figures, coming from CoreLogic, show foreclosure rates up in March 2011 over two and a quarter percent.

1st quarter housing stats indicate local market and economy are improving

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%.

NC homeowners to get help avoiding foreclosure

video Those of you fighting foreclosure, may get a bit of a break. The Obama administration is sending $600 million in financial aid to five states. North Carolina is getting nearly $160 million of that.

Spring, summer could be busy in housing market

video Spring typically tends to be a busy time for realtors, but buyers should know that time is running out to take advantage of a federal tax credit that could help them keep some cash in their pocket.

Foreclosures rates hitting Brunswick County hard

videoMany homeowners are struggling to keep a roof over their heads. One county in our area is being hit particularly hard by the housing crisis.

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Llamas help disc golfers in Carolina Beach by serving as caddies

The Southeast Llama Rescue held a fundraiser Saturday in Carolina Beach to help abused, neglected or unwanted llamas. 

Volunteer brings neighborhood together to collect food for Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard

One man brought his Wilmington neighborhood together Saturday to collect bags of food for Mother Hubbard's Cupboard. 

Traffic to shift on Market Street

An N.C. Department of Transportation contractor is planning to shift traffic on a major Wilmington street.

Carla Wallenda, member of famed high-wire act, dies at 85

Wallenda was the daughter of Karl Wallenda and began appearing in the family's act at an early age. She began topping the family's seven-person pyramid at age 15.