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Tuesday, December 7, 2021   /   by Anne Rose

Kure Beach, North Carolina | What We Love About Living in Kure Beach

Kure Beach, North Carolina

Courtesy of Google maps, retrieved Dec 8 2021


Kure Beach is a town on Pleasure Island, the piece of land that lies between the Atlantic Ocean and the Cape Fear River, about 15 miles south of Wilmington North Carolina in New Hanover County. Kure Beach is a small oceanfront community, with a 2010 population of only 2,012 people. Kure Beach is between Carolina Beach and Fort Fisher. 

Find Your Next Home in Kure Beach, North Carolina

In December 2021, there are 36 active property listings in Kure Beach NC. Real estate for sale in Kure Beach ranges from luxury beach front listings at more than $2.5 million, to single family homes from $400-700,000, and homes sites for sale. Because Kure Beach is small in total area, there are a limited number of listings at any one time and the properties do not stay on the market long. The population is relatively stable too: when people move to Kure Beach, locals say, they don't leave!



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Friday, November 5, 2021   /   by Anne Rose

St. James Plantation, North Carolina | What We Love About Living in St. James Plantation

St. James Plantation, Southport, North Carolina

Courtesy of Google maps, retrieved Nov 5 2021


St. James Plantation is a gated community in Brunswick County, North Carolina, located a few miles inland of the seaside town Southport, and 30 miles south of Wilmington North Carolina. St. James is a residential town with about 3330 residents, an all-volunteer fire/EMS department, five golf courses, tennis courts, swimming pools, a full service marina, and a private beach club in Oak Island on the Atlantic coast. 


Find Your Next Home in St. James Plantation, North Carolina

In November 2021, there are 86 active property listings in St. James Plantation. The real estate for sale in St. James ranges from listings in the $300s to $1million+ homes, and buildable lots. There are a number of condominium communities within St. James, with units priced starting in the high $100s and going up beyond the $400s. Boat owners will find a variety of wet- and dry-slips for sale in the pr ...

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Friday, October 22, 2021   /   by Anne Rose

Southport, North Carolina | What We Love About Living in Southport

Southport, North Carolina

Courtesy of Google maps, retrieved Oct 22 2021


Southport, North Carolina, is a city on the western bank of the Cape Fear River, near the mouth where the Intracoastal meets the Atlantic Ocean. The city is about 2 miles inland from the Ocean. Southport is connected to Pleasure Island, with the cities of Fort Fisher, Kure Beach, and Carolina Beach, and the city of Wilmington, via the Southport-Fort Fisher car ferry that goes back-and-forth across the river. Southport is in Brunswick County, with a 2018 census population of 3,828. 


Find Your Next Home in Southport, North Carolina




A search for homes in Southport North Carolina results in almost 500 active listings, covering a wide range of real estate for sale: multi-million dollar acreage on Ferry Road, $1.5 Million homes on the Intracoastal Waterway in St. James Plantation (one of North Carolina's premier master planned communities), new construction single family residences at a v ...

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Friday, October 15, 2021   /   by Anne Rose

Hampstead, Wilmington, North Carolina | What We Love About Living in Hampstead

Hampstead, Wilmington, North Carolina

Courtesy of Google maps, retrieved Oct 8 2021


Although locals refer to "Hampstead" as if it is a city, Hampstead is actually an unincorporated community within the Wilmington Metropolitan Statistical Area, in Pender County. Between Wilmington and Jacksonville, Hampstead lies along the Atlantic coast and U.S. Route 17.
Pender County has big plans for Hampstead, with an expanded county water system, and additional sewer systems. NCDOT has proposed a Hampstead bypass that would tie into the new I-140 Wilmington bypass. Highway 17 was recently upgraded to a 4-lane road in an effort to accommodate area growth.
Hampstead is just minutes from the beautiful beaches of Topsail Island, with the resort-style attractions of Surf City, Topsail Beach, and North Topsail.


Find Your Next Home in Hampstead, North Carolina




If you are searching for homes for sale in Hampstead NC pulls up 478 listings. At the top of the price range is buil ...

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Friday, September 17, 2021   /   by Anne Rose

Ogden in Wilmington North Carolina | What We Love about Living in the "28411"

Ogden, Wilmington North Carolina

Courtesy of Google maps, retrieved Sept 13 2021

Odgen is the first suburb north of Wilmington, North Carolina, and a separate census-designated place. Referred to as "The 28411" by locals, Ogden is one of the fastest growing areas in greater Wilmington, as well as in New Hanover County. 
In the 2010 census, the population was 6,766. Odgen is located between Wilmington's Middle Sound Loop area, the expansive gated community of Landfall, and Porter's Neck. Ogden is nestled between Business 17 (Market Street) and the Intracoastal. It is close to Figure Eight Island, with its stunning ocean-view luxury homes. Ogden's 4.8 square miles include a mixture of varied residential property, Intracoastal waterfront homes, extensive commercial, retail, and dining, and great parks.

Find Your Next Home in Ogden North Carolina




In September 2021, a search for homes for sale in the zip code 28411 resulted in 66 listings. At the top end of the ...

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