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  Free home available in Southport...with a catch

Amy Templeton, of Greensboro, has dreamed of living in Southport. There’s no denying the charm of this storybook seaside village, but it turns out what she bought isn’t her dream home.

  Developer wants to build mixed-use project along Market St.

History in the making: Home on Wrightsville Beach sells for $5 million

Set sail to visit a unique real estate property in Wilmington that recalls the sea.

  Unique home with French flair considered a one-of-a-kind buy

  Bigger isn’t always better. Waterfront Property in Hampstead, NC

  Rustic Lodge on Riverfront a Relaxing Getaway from the hustle and bustle of Wilmington

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  New affordable housing unit coming to Wilmington

  Unique property in Wilmington transforms traditional bungalow into modern living space

  Home with three acres in Rocky Point considered a local best buy in real estate week of June 24

  Brunswick County home with boat slip considered a best buy in local real estate for week of June 16

  Corning Credit Union cuts ribbon on new regional office in Wilmington

  6 Bedrooms 4 1/2 baths under $390K a “best buy” in local real estate

  The most expensive local home hits the market at $7.8 million

Most expensive home in southeastern North Carolina hits the market at $7.8 million dolalrs

  Growing tech company makes downtown Wilmington new home

According to CEO Ross Hamilton, the new space feels more like a coffee shop or bar than an office. He wants to create an easy, relaxed setting for his workers.

Looking for a new house? Check out this ‘best buy’ in St. James Plantation

This week’s best buy deal in local real estate can be found at St. James Plantation, in Brunswick County. The property is at 2798 Lawton Court with an asking price of $495,900.

  Real estate best buy: Landfall property minutes away from Wrightsville Beach

A local best buy in real estate can be found in Landfall, just minutes from Wrightsville Beach.

  Home off River Road considered a ‘best buy’ in the local housing market this week

Luxury waterfront home in Hampstead considered a best buy

NHC board exploring options for Project Grace; community forum scheduled in May

  Travel to Castle Hayne for a home considered a local best buy in real estate the week of April 7

  Concerns about future of Market North Apartments grow, still no evidence or records for repair work

  Best buy in real estate this week? A townhouse at the beach

More time needed to inform NHC Board of Commissioners about Project Grace

New Hanover County’s Board of Commissioners has postponed the Project Grace agenda item that was on the schedule for April 1.

  Best buy: A townhouse near the beach

The property has been on the market more than 200 days, but if you count backward, you’ll see it came on the market just a couple of weeks before Hurricane Florence hit.

Lady Mary’s home is for sale in Wilmington

Lady Mary's home is on the market.

  Bluffs on the Cape Fear is home to local best buy real estate deal for the week of March 17

Just for Buyers Realty helps find a local real estate deal in Leland, NC

  A local best buy real estate deal located in historic Wilmington for week of March 10

If you’re looking for idyllic front porch living, consider Carolina Place.

  March 3 Best Buy real estate deal: Close to ICW access, this fisherman’s getaway won’t break the bank

It’s a little fishing getaway close to the Intracoastal Waterway but out of the flood zone.

  Report: More than 27 percent of mortgages in Wilmington are for secondary homes

More than a quarter of homes purchased in Wilmington in 2017 were for non-primary residences, according to a new report.

  A local best buy real estate deal for the week of Feb. 24

Best local real estate deal for Wilmington can be found in Leland, NC for the week of February 24th.

  Old scam causing new problems for Florence victims

An old Craigslist scam is causing new problems for Hurricane Florence victims and those in search of affordable housing in the Wilmington area.

  Local best buy real estate deal for week of Feb. 17

A local realtor showcases a downtown home in the historic district considered a best buy.

  Local Real Estate Considered a Best Buy the week of February 10th

Bradley Creek home, at $995,000 considered a great buy for a high end homeowner.

  Mellow Mushroom expected to open location in downtown Wilmington

Mellow Mushroom is expanding its Wilmington franchise by planning to open a new location downtown.The restaurant recently signed a lease for 4,580 square feet of space on the ground level of River Place, a mixed-use project currently under construction on Water Street.

  Construction on new mixed-use development slated to start in early 2020

Construction crews are slated to begin work at the start of 2020 on new mixed-use development on Eastwood Road in Wilmington. The retail, hospitality, office and residential center will be located next to the Eastport neighborhood and the Cambridge Village Retirement Community.

  Surf City sees post-hurricane resurgence in its future

Hurricane Florence caused millions of dollars in damage to beach towns along the North Carolina coast, but many are bouncing back and Surf City wants people to know the beach is open for business.

Home with pool considered a best buy in Wilmington Real Estate

Don’t let this week’s weather discourage you from “diving right in,” Just for Buyers Realty has been combing through dozens of local real estate listings to pick out what agents consider a “best buy” in the local real estate market.

  Real estate best buys: Custom built home in Highland Shores

Local real estate best buy the week of January 20, 2019

Columbus County leaders approve giving boost to new small businesses

Commissioners also unanimously approved the purchase of five 2015 Dodge Chargers, radio systems and car decals from the North Carolina Highway Patrol.

‘Project Pavement’ could bring nearly 240 jobs to Brunswick County

A New Jersey-based company is interested in relocating its manufacturing business to Brunswick County, a move that would create at least 238 jobs, according to a resolution expected to be considered at Tuesday night’s board of commissioners meeting.

Groundbreaking ceremony held for new downtown Wilmington hotel

Construction on a new hotel in downtown Wilmington will begin soon. But first, a groundbreaking ceremony for the Aloft Coastline Hotel will take place Friday, Jan. 18 at 10 a.m.

  Real estate best buys in the Cape Fear region

If you’re looking for a home large enough for a growing family at a cost of less than $100 square feet, you may want to check out a home in Vineyard Plantation in Porters Neck.

  Flood-damaged homes making their way into Wilmington’s real estate market

Flood-damaged homes coming to market is the latest trend in local real estate.

Pier 33 apartments groundbreaking scheduled

The 286 new apartments will be located between PPD and the Wilmington Convention Center on the new Port City Marina. Apartments are available as small as a studio and as large as three bedrooms.

  A best buy local real estate deal for the week of Jan. 6

Sometimes, homes essentially sell themselves and realtors are just a bonus to help you through the paperwork.

TAKING OFF: Wilmington airport sees 12-percent increase in passengers

A record-setting number of passengers few out of Wilmington International Airport last year.

  High end real estate deal on Wrightsville Beach: Week of 12/30

Just for Buyers Realty showcasing "deals of the week" when it comes to local real estate

‘Just for Buyers’: The best local real estate deals for the week of December 10th

"Looks can be deceiving" That's the lesson that can save homeowners a whole lot of cash. "Just for Buyers Realty" looks at some local properties worth a second look.

Best Real Estate Deals in southeastern North Carolina 11/23

If you’re looking to buy a home in southeastern North Carolina, Just For Buyers Realty has a look a three local homes considered some of the best buys on the market, right now.

  Take a look at three ‘good deals’ in real estate this week

Just For Buyers Realty is sharing its top deals of the week for real estate in southeastern North Carolina.

After years of uncertainty, former WAVE maintenance facility could be sold

After sitting empty for nearly three years, the City of Wilmington is considering selling former WAVE maintenance facility on Castle Street, in order for the property to be redeveloped.

  Wilmington City Council approves mixed-use development on Masonboro Loop Road

The development will be a mix of commercial and residential spaces, with businesses limited to professional offices and personal services.

Record growth for Port of Wilmington in fiscal year 2018

According to a news release from the North Carolina Ports Authority, Wilmington recorded 38 percent year-over-year container growth and year-over-year general cargo growth is up 18 percent.

Harris Teeter in Ogden Plaza to close

The Harris Teeter grocery store located in Ogden Plaza will be closing next month.

  Inland Greens Park and Golf Course officially open for business

With the cutting of a ribbon, the City of Wilmington officially opened Inland Greens Park and Golf Course on Thursday morning.

  Proposed Dollar General would be 11th location in Wilmington area

A proposed Dollar General would become the 11th location in the Wilmington area, but neighbors are concerned the new store would add to an already heavy traffic burden.

  Floating houses to be reality by August

A houseboat neighborhood will be a reality by the end of August.

  South Front District continues to expand with container building and bakery

The transformation of what was an aging, dilapidated area once known as Nesbitt Court near downtown Wilmington is continuing to grow by leaps and bounds.

Developer proposes housing that's affordable in downtown Wilmington

Housing in its most simple terms is the goal of a proposed apartment building on the corner of Wooster and South Fifth Avenue in downtown Wilmington.

  College Road student housing project stalled

The planning commission said the developer, Cape Fear Commercial, sent in plans for the property, and the city sent back comments that the developer hasn't addressed yet.

Crews make progress on construction of WFD's future Station 5

The 11,500 square-foot- station will be located at 680 Shipyard Blvd. and replace the current Station 5 on Wellington Avenue and Station 6 on Carolina Beach Road.

  Shipping container apartments in Wilmington nearing completion, a coffee shop is next

A community of nine stand-alone apartments built out of shipping containers will be completed by the end of July and residents can start moving in Aug. 1. "This is mixing art, architecture, and functionality," said Leslie Smith, the developer behind the project.

  Pender County leaders working to accommodate growth

Assistant County Manager Chad McEwen said people are building homes in Pender County because it's a quieter area to live with good schools that is close to Wilmington.

‘It’s All on The Avenue’: City Council to consider controversial development

The tagline for one of the largest projects currently in the works in the Port City is "It's All on The Avenue," according to planning documents. But on Tuesday, it will be all on Wilmington City Council to decide whether or not the controversial development will proceed.

Group funds purchase of land for Surf City housing development

Trez Forman Capital Group, a commercial lender for development and construction, said in a news release Wednesday afternoon that it has funded the acquisition of a 195-acre residential development site in Surf City.

Plans submitted for apartment, commercial complex on Kerr Avenue

Plans were recently submitted to city officials for a large apartment and commercial complex on Kerr Avenue in Wilmington.

New Anthem to bring brewery, tasting room to South Front District

The Tribute Companies said in a news release the New Anthem Beer Project's mission is to "make beer, the best we can, every time, without exception."

Wilmington leaders assure neighbors the city is planning for growth with 'pods'

'Pod' developments across Wilmington hope to alleviate growing pains  It's a frequent question asked by many living in New Hanover County, 'why are there so many grocery stores?' "First were the grocery stores," said Wilmington City Councilman Neil Anderson. "Everybody was saying 'why do we need so many grocery stores?' So you don't have to drive."

Developer explains plans for Independence Mall site: 'We don’t call it a mall anymore, because it’s not a mall.'

On Thursday, a developer shared new details about the future shopping experience at the site of Independence Mall, now known as the Collection at Independence.

Wilmington is growing: Echo Farms, riverside condos, and a huge Harris Teeter

The Wilmington area is growing in population as more people move to the Port City, and developers are keeping up pace with new housing and business projects. Here is the latest information on a few developments in Wilmington.

Carolina Beach town leaders on the road to fixing traffic headaches on N. Lake Park Boulevard

Carolina Beach town leaders met Tuesday morning to discuss a Lake Park Boulevard traffic study and possible solutions to the troubled roadway.

Looking ahead by looking back: Wilmington eyes future trolley system through downtown

Big changes in industry are coming to Wilmington. They're changes that impact local freight lines that could ultimately impact your commute.

As city grows, WAVE transit coordinates with developers, City of Wilmington

As Wilmington's population continues to grow, WAVE Transit says it is increasing communication with both the city and developers to improve bus stop locations and rider experience.

Waffle House restaurant coming to downtown Wilmington

Signs advertising a new Waffle House appeared at 255 Front Street on Thursday.

Wilmington to host greater downtown meetings

Your city, your future. City leaders in Wilmington want to hear from residents who live in greater downtown.

Developer proposes plans for more UNCW off-campus student housing

A real estate company has proposed plans for another housing development in Wilmington.

The reason behind the red balloons along the Wilmington skyline today

Folks traveling over the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge were treated to the sight of a flurry of red balloons Wednesday morning. There is not a festival underway, but the three dozen balloons could give an indication of what the city skyline may eventually look like.

New plan addresses needs of growing Leland area

A new plan in Leland addresses the needs of the growing population. Leland Town Council approved the Leland Municipal Master Plan during their regular meeting Thursday.

'It's like a TED Talk focused on our local development': A Growler of Projects

Wilmington Downtown Inc. will host a night centered on downtown development Thursday, Oct. 19.

New county planning director eyes 'untapped potential' north of Wilmington

The new planning director for New Hanover County says he's pleased with the development of downtown Wilmington and wants to turn his attention toward 'untapped potential' north of the city.