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1609 Sound Watch Drive, Wilmington, NC 28409 has an Open House on  Saturday, January 11, 2020 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Posted on 01/04/2020
1609 Sound Watch Drive, Wilmington, NC 28409 has an Open House on Saturday, January 11, 2020 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
''Is this a WALK in the PARK? -- Ohh Nooo!'' ''This is a WALK to THE DOCK!''Imagine living in a city inside a fabulous 5 bedroom/3.5 bathroom, 3,422 sf brick home, in a private gated waterfront community. This neighborhood faces the Intracoastal Waterway (ICWW) with 10 boat slips & lifts.Intracoastal Watch is a tiny planned residential community of about 17-20 homes, a tennis court, clubhouse, 2 bdrm. guest house for rent, sidewalks, salt water pool, a marina, and a wide selection of home styles.Since no one is producing any more earth, houses may depreciate but land only appreciates. With land at a premium in Wilmington, this home's lot...
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1609 Sound Watch Drive, Wilmington, NC 28409 has an Open House on  Saturday, January 11, 2020 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Posted on 01/04/2020
1609 Sound Watch Drive, Wilmington, NC 28409 has an Open House on Saturday, January 11, 2020 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
''Is this a WALK in the PARK? -- Ohh Nooo!'' ''This is a WALK to THE DOCK!''Imagine living in a city inside a fabulous 5 bedroom/3.5 bathroom, 3,422 sf brick home, in a private gated waterfront community. This neighborhood faces the Intracoastal Waterway (ICWW) with 10 boat slips & lifts.Intracoastal Watch is a tiny planned residential community of about 17-20 homes, a tennis court, clubhouse, 2 bdrm. guest house for rent, sidewalks, salt water pool, a marina, and a wide selection of home styles.Since no one is producing any more earth, houses may depreciate but land only appreciates. With land at a premium in Wilmington, this home's lot...
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1609 Sound Watch Drive, Wilmington, NC 28409 has an Open House on  Saturday, January 11, 2020 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Posted on 01/04/2020
1609 Sound Watch Drive, Wilmington, NC 28409 has an Open House on Saturday, January 11, 2020 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
''Is this a WALK in the PARK? -- Ohh Nooo!'' ''This is a WALK to THE DOCK!''Imagine living in a city inside a fabulous 5 bedroom/3.5 bathroom, 3,422 sf brick home, in a private gated waterfront community. This neighborhood faces the Intracoastal Waterway (ICWW) with 10 boat slips & lifts.Intracoastal Watch is a tiny planned residential community of about 17-20 homes, a tennis court, clubhouse, 2 bdrm. guest house for rent, sidewalks, salt water pool, a marina, and a wide selection of home styles.Since no one is producing any more earth, houses may depreciate but land only appreciates. With land at a premium in Wilmington, this home's lot...
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Buying an Old House? What to Look For
Posted on 12/29/2019
Buying an Old House? What to Look For
Photo by Wulfman65 via Shutterstock When you’re thinking about purchasing a home, an old house versus that new one is something to ponder. If you’ve thought about buying an older home, consider each of these areas before making an offer. Have your agent write contingencies into your contract, and by all means, don’t forego an inspection. Consider HazMat...
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How to Stay Aggressive During the Homebuying Journey
Posted on 12/22/2019
How to Stay Aggressive During the Homebuying Journey
Buying a home may prove to be challenging, regardless of where you decide to search for a house. However, if you are aggressive in your pursuit of your dream residence, you could speed up your home search. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you stay aggressive during your quest to find your dream house. 1....
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Home Staging as a Marketing Tool
Posted on 12/15/2019
Home Staging as a Marketing Tool
Image by ErikaWittlieb from Pixabay Home staging used to be a novelty you watched on the HGTV network. At the end of the program, the hosts would show up with a truckload of furnishings and a bunch of landscaping plants, and presto — a home would be transformed before your eyes. Today, home staging is a thriving bicoastal...
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How To Build Home Equity
Posted on 12/08/2019
How To Build Home Equity
Having equity in your home is an incredibly valuable thing. It allows you to borrow against your house and shows that the value of your investment is rising. Equity defined is the difference between your home’s value and the amount you still owe on the home. Equity allows you to move forward with other properties and sell your current...
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How to Secure a Mortgage when You're Self-Employed
Posted on 12/01/2019
How to Secure a Mortgage when You're Self-Employed
When you’re self-employed, it’s difficult to decide whether you are ready to buy a house. After all, your income might come in spurts instead of having a regular check every week or two. Being prepared for the mortgage process increases the chance that your application will be approved. Self-employed people have more hurdles to jump because of the...
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Is House-Flipping For You?
Posted on 11/24/2019
Is House-Flipping For You?
Image by Andy Dean Photography from Shutterstock In past housing markets, it was common for investors to flip houses. Unfortunately, when the housing bubble burst, many buyers couldn't update and sell the homes they'd bought. After a bit of a downturn, the trend has picked back up. However, savvy investors know that the housing market has much tighter...
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Cleaning Tips for Vinyl Floors
Posted on 11/17/2019
Cleaning Tips for Vinyl Floors
When it comes to home flooring, vinyl is a popular choice for bedrooms and kitchens because it's waterproof and easy to maintain. Apart from that, the Vinyl floor is stylish, affordable, and comfortable to walk on. With proper maintenance, your vinyl floor will continuously look tremendous and keep shinning for many years. Cleaning and Maintaining Your Vinyl Floor....
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List Items Online Before You Buy a House
Posted on 11/10/2019
List Items Online Before You Buy a House
If you own lots of items and plan to buy a house in the foreseeable future, now may be a good time to list any unwanted items online. That way, you can simultaneously eliminate clutter and earn extra cash for your excess items. Ultimately, selling items online before you pursue a home can be simple – here are three...
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Did You Price Your Residence Appropriately?
Posted on 11/03/2019
Did You Price Your Residence Appropriately?
If you add your house to the real estate market but fail to garner buyers' attention, now may be a good time to revamp your home pricing strategy. Otherwise, your home may remain on the housing market for many weeks or months before it finally sells. Generally, there are several factors you need to consider to determine if you...
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