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Homesites are now available at The Creek at Willowick

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under Buying a Home.

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SETTING NEW PROFESSIONAL GOALS

Posted by Nancy Trout & filed under Lifestyle.

So how do you make your career more impactful year after year? It starts with a bit of introspection, some trial and error and hopefully at the end, checks in all the right boxes.

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New Year, New Word - A Resolution You Finally Keep!

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under Lifestyle.

If you are making a list of New Year’s resolutions, you may want to put down the pen and paper.

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RiverLights - Reshaping the Landscape of River Road

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under Buying a Home.

The Cape Fear River is about to be home to Wilmington’s largest mixed-use neighborhood ever developed.

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Magnolia Greens may be just what the doctor ordered

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under Buying a Home.

Magnolia Greens Golf Plantation is a sprawling golf-course community just 13 miles west of Wilmington in Leland, the Brunswick County town that is experiencing a residential boom thanks to the county’s lower tax rates, proximity to downtown Wilmington and closeness to nearby beaches.

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Wrightsville Beach - One of Wilmington's Greatest Assets

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under Buying a Home.

If you have always dreamed of living on the beach—not just near the ocean, but within a short walk of the sand—then Wrightsville Beach is for you.

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Ruxta Realty's 12 Days of Christmas Lights

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under What To Do Around Wilmington.

Wilmington has so much to offer, and at this time of year our residents really deliver with some amazing Christmas lights displays. Here is a list of 12 of our favorites. We hope you enjoy, and please share this list with your friends.

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CHRISTMAS CHURCH SERVICES for 2014

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under Lifestyle.

If you are looking to celebrate the religious meanings of the holidays, our area is filled with welcoming houses of worship and a variety of special services.

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FOR THE KIDS AT CHRISTMAS

Posted by Jason Wenger & filed under What To Do Around Wilmington.

There are lots of big happenings for little people around the Port City this holiday season. Watch their eyes light up listening to the Polar Express and their faces glow while decorating gingerbread cookies.

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PHOTO OPPS WITH SANTA

Posted by Karen Harmon & filed under What To Do Around Wilmington.

Looking around town for that special place to bring your kids to sit in Santa's lap? Here's a roundup of local Santa sightings...

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SANTA PAWS

Posted by Karen Harmon & filed under What To Do Around Wilmington.

Don't forget that your furry friends might want to spill their secret wishes to Santa, too. These locations welcome pets on Santa's lap...

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Kid-Free Christmas Errands

Posted by Christa Preville & filed under Lifestyle.

What happens when the holiday sparkle has faded from too much quality time? Give each other a break at these drop-off child care spots and you’ll be sure to keep the season the merriest of all!

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Cut-Your-Own Christmas Tree

Posted by Jason Wenger & filed under What To Do Around Wilmington.

If you want the experience of cutting down a beautifully full spruce, fir or cedar then you’ll have to get in the car. But luckily, you can make a day-trip out of the excursion.

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Fight the Holiday Bulge

Posted by Christa Preville & filed under Lifestyle.

In between those holiday parties and marathon shopping trips, take time for yourself and stay in shape. Find some outdoor action this month and hit the pavement to burn those holiday calories.

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Who Rescued Who?

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under Lifestyle.

We lost our dog, Roxanne, last month after 16 years. So, in honor of Roxanne, I would like to share some resources for pet adoption organizations in the greater Wilmington area that specialize in certain breeds and those four-legged fellas that have no pedigree.

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Thankful for a Crafty Thanksgiving

Posted by Christa Preville & filed under Lifestyle.

I know a lot of my crafty friends are inspired by various holidays, but I get crafty around Thanksgiving. I am not even sure why, but I just love Thanksgiving crafts! So, I’ve compiled a list of my 10 favorite things to make on Turkey Day. Get your glue gun and art supplies ready!

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A Canadian Thanksgiving in the South

Posted by Nancy Trout & filed under Lifestyle.

I was born and raised in Toronto. And believe it or not, Canadians celebrate Thanksgiving, too! Just on a different day.

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Talkin’ Turkey: What to Do with All Those Leftovers

Posted by Karen Harmon & filed under Lifestyle.

A Simple Turkey Chili recipe to add some spice to those leftovers.

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Is Travel Soccer Right for Your Child?

Posted by Jason Wenger & filed under Lifestyle.

Considering letting your child join a travel team? Here is some personal insight that may help with your decision.

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KID MEAL DEALS!

Posted by Sandie Loudermilk & filed under What To Do Around Wilmington.

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Wilmington's Top Neighborhoods - A Focus on 5 of our Areas Greatest Offerings

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under Neighborhood.

This month we are focused on the 5 of Wilmington's largest and most sought after communities: Porters Neck Plantation, Autumn Hall, Landfall, Brunswick Forest, and Helms Port.

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Keep Your Eye on the Ball: Where to Watch Football in the Port City

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under What To Do Around Wilmington.

Check out this guide for Wilmington’s best spots to catch an NFL or college football game.

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Porters Neck Plantation - An Award Winning Neighborhood

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under Neighborhood.

Where to Retire magazine has named Porters Neck Plantation as one of the 100 Best Master Planned Communities in America.

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Brunswick Forest

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under Neighborhood.

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OPEN HOUSE EVENT - This Saturday (10/18) 12-4pm in Country Haven

Posted by Sandie Loudermilk & filed under Buying a Home.

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Weekends in Wilmington - Labor Day Weekend

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under What To Do Around Wilmington.

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Weekends in Wilmington - August 15 - 17 - Wahine Classic and A "Brunch" of Classic Cars

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under What To Do Around Wilmington.

Not quite ready for Summer to be over? We aren’t either! So…here are a few ideas to help you enjoy your weekend and to keep summer alive for a little longer!

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Laurenbridge - A New Home Community for Fall 2014

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under Buying a Home.

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Sales on Rogue Townes off to Strong Start

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under Buying a Home.

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Weekends in Wilmington - Feeling BLUE?

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under What To Do Around Wilmington.

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Weekends in Wilmington - Father's Day Edition

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under What To Do Around Wilmington.

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Second Home at The Beach - A Weekly Blog (This Week is Wrightsville Beach)

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under Second Homes.

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Helms Port… A new Intracoastal Waterway Community

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under Buying a Home.

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Buying Something New and Keeping Your Current Home, Too!

Posted by Sandie Loudermilk & filed under Buying a Home.

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$5,000 Towards Closing Costs!!!

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under Buying a Home.

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6 Essential Questions to Ask a Real Estate Agent

Posted by David Howell & filed under Buying a Home.

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The Creek at Willowick Breaks Ground (aka… The Park at Willowick Phase 2)

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under Buying a Home.

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Business Spotlight -- Big Sky Design

Posted by David Howell & filed under City.

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Top 10, No... 11 Places to See Christmas Lights in Wilmington

Posted by David Howell & filed under City.

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10 Tips from a Buyer’s Agent on Showing Your Home

Posted by David Howell & filed under Selling a Home.

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What’s Up in Wilmington Series “Beaches” (Carolina & Kure Beaches)

Posted by Sandie Loudermilk & filed under City.

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11 Reasons Why You Should List During the Holiday Season

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under Selling a Home.

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Before You Leap...

Posted by David Howell & filed under Buying a Home.

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Public School Alternatives - Early College High School

Posted by Sandie Loudermilk & filed under Schools in the Greater Wilmington, NC area.

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What's Up in Wilmington - WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH

Posted by Sandie Loudermilk & filed under City.

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Builder Spotlight - Stevens Fine Homes

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under Buying a Home.

There are a lot of builders in the greater Wilmington, NC area, but Craig Stevens with Stevens Fine Homes is outselling the closest competition by almost double!

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Income Producing Duplex in Country Haven - Perfect for Live/Rent and Investors!

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under Buying a Home.

Well-maintained duplex features TWO 2-BR/2-BA units (rented), approx 1200SF ea. Nearly 3/4 acres in peaceful Country Haven. Ideal for live/rent or investor with $1,750 income/month.

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The Other Side of The Fence – Top 5 Lessons Learned from an Agent Turned Buyer

Posted by Karen Harmon & filed under Buying a Home.

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Stevens Fine Homes Releases Pricing on Lantana Crossing

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under Buying a Home.

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Great NEW PRICE on this Beautiful Home in Shelmore at Brunswick Forest

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under Buying a Home.

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What's Up in Wilmington - DOWNTOWN

Posted by Sandie Loudermilk & filed under City.

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Lantana Crossing - New Stevens Fine Homes Neighborhood

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under Buying a Home.

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A great before and after comparison of professional photography

Posted by Robert2 Preville & filed under Buying a Home.

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A list of Year-Round, Magnet & Charter Schools in Wilmington, NC

Posted by Sandie Loudermilk & filed under Schools in the Greater Wilmington, NC area.

Public School Alternatives Today’s Installment … Year-Round, Magnet & Charter Schools including their areas of focus, admission process and special requirements in the Wilmington, NC metro area.

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Free Infographic: Professional Photography Nets You More For Your Home!

Posted by Robert2 Preville & filed under Selling a Home.

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New Home Prices On The Rise in Wilmington, NC

Posted by Karen Harmon & filed under Buying a Home.

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Public School Alternatives - Today’s Installment… Homeschooling

Posted by Sandie Loudermilk & filed under Schools in the Greater Wilmington, NC area.

Oh yes! I remember it well. The day my best friend mentioned we should homeschool our children. I’m pretty sure my mouth dropped open in disbelief because I’d told her recently that I would NEVER homeschool (and I’m pretty sure I said “never ever ever”)!

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Preparing Your Home For Sale

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under Selling a Home.

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How do I negotiate the sale of my home?

Posted by Robert2 Preville & filed under Selling a Home.

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