Monday, January 11, 2021 / by Anne Rose
Kirk Pugh, Broker/Realtor with KBT Realty Group - Keller Williams, in Wilmington North Carolina, reflects on 2020, a year which is in now in hindsight.
Eight days into 2021, and Kirk sees that the new year has started with a bang.
2020 was a challenging year for everybody on many different levels, although in real estate not one, Kirk reflects. Instead of talking about numbers, success, and patting the KBT Realty Group team on the back, suffice it to say, Kirk notes, that Wilmington North Carolina has a fast-paced, rapidly growing, dynamic real estate market that is extremely beneficial for sellers right now.
Certainly we can sell a house for top-dollar, in this market, in Wilmington, today, Kirk says. The challenge is, where does that seller go? Are they trading laterally, are they downsizing either from a location standpoint or a pricing standpoint?
For sellers today making a decision about selling, is the value of the sale great enough to buy you out of the pa ...
Thursday, January 7, 2021 / by Anne Rose
Teri Moylan is a Broker/Realtor with KBT Realty Group - Keller Williams, in Wilmington North Carolina. Teri grew up on North Carolina, about two hours from Wilmington.
As a child, one of her favorite things was the family packing up for the day and heading to the beach with beach toys, rafts, and sunblock to make a great family day out. After college at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, she ended up on the West Coast. In seven years, she found herself having moved four times working in entertainment marketing for the casino industry. She loved what the work she was doing, but after four moves, she realized that there is an art to relocation, and decided to take that personal experience and put it to work helping other people who were buying and selling real estate.
Teri Moylan has been an active participant in the real estate industry for more than fifteen years. She started out selling in Reno, Nevada, and, when her son was born, she and her husband made an act ...
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 / by Anne Rose
What's Up | Fall activities
Sat Nov 7, 2:30 - 4pm | Come Hear NC featuring Benny Hill at the Cameron Art Museum, call 910-777-2363 for reservations. You can purchase online tickets
Sat Nov 7, noon | #Walk2EndAlz #ILM, info at https://chosenonetoday.com
Sat Nov 21, 12pm | 2020 Cape Fear Festival of Trees celebrating LifeCare's mission to support area families living with serious illness. Find information online.
Sat Nov 21, 6pm | Virtual Candlelight Tour at Moores Creek National Battlefield, on Facebook Live at www.facebook.com/moorescreeknps
Sat Nov 21 and 28, 9am - 3pm | Kure Beach Holiday Market at Ocean Front Park
Sat Nov 28, 11am - 4pm | Downtown ILM Holiday Market at Temple Baptist Church
Team Updates | welcomes and congratulations
Congratulations to Teri Moylan, who is now a licensed Realtor in North Carolina. She will be moving from her position directing team development at KBT Realty, back to her first love of working w ...
Thursday, October 8, 2020 / by Anne Rose
After Hurricane Florence hit southeastern coastal North Carolina in 2018, KBT Realty agents spent the better part of the ensuing two years helping homeowners deal with the aftermath. Homeowners confronted storm-related flooding and navigated flood insurance issues. Our challenge was to formulate and execute a way to care for our clients' interests going forward.
Two years later, with the 2020 hurricane season almost behind us, Kirk Pugh, KBT Realty Group co-owner, reflects on the lessons learned from the Hurricane Florence disaster.
Why do is flood insurance coverage so misunderstood in the scheme of homeowners insurance options?
Kirk: I think many view insurance as a necessary evil and yet another box to check on the to-do list. In our coastal area, many homebuyers are uneducated on the distinctions between Basic Hazard, Wind and Hail, and Flood insurance.
Further, they do not understand common exclusions or necessary endorsements needed to make sure they are truly prot ...
Monday, September 21, 2020 / by Anne Rose
Call KBT, and the person who most likely picks up the phone is Janine Pugh, Director of Client Development. "Of the Kirk and Janine Pugh marriage, I'm definitely the social one," Janine laughs. "I love being able to talk with people and connect with them."
With a personality that is, as she describes it, very chatty, very outgoing, and very personable, Janine is perfectly suiting for her role at KBT.
For five years, Janine has been working with people who register on the KBT Realty Group website. If they are considering moving to the southeastern coastal North Carolina area, she is one of the first people at KBT that they are going to interact with.
Janine's job is to work with prospective buyers to determine which communities they are considering, what their lifestyle is going to be like when they get to the Wilmington area, and to help them narrow down the types of neighborhoods they are thinking about, as well as the types of homes they are thinking about. ...