September 2009

There are 27 blog entries for September 2009.

Congratulations to Coldwell Banker sales associate Jessica Riffle with Coldwell Banker Sea Coast in Wilmington, North Carolina, who was selected to serve as a guest blogger for the Today Show!

Jessica saw Tuesday’s Today Show segment where real estate contributor Barbara Corcoran suggested that it would take a “miracle” for new homebuyers to take advantage of the $8,000 first-time homebuyer tax credit as there was essentially no time left. Jessica saw this and wanted the world to know that’s simply not true.

Jessica expressed her opinions to the Today Show and the producers invited her to be a guest video blogger. Jessica then submitted her video response and posted on Coldwell Banker On Location You Tube channel, outlining why there is indeed still

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New on the market!
311 The Cape, Wilmington, NC 28412
Elegance defines this stunning 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath custom built home in The Cape. Located on the 17th green, this home features a great room with gas log fireplace, skylights and high ceilings. The gourmet custom kitchen is complete with Granite countertops, serving bar, gas cook top, Sub-Zero wine cooler, dual ovens and dishwashers, island, maple cabinets, large pantry and more. Relax in the expansive master suite with crown molding, walk-in closet, tiled shower and dual vanities. Other details of this impeccably maintained home include striking red oak flooring, built-in shelving, formal dining room, breakfast nook, pre-plumbed and wired bonus room and more. Outside you will find a spacious…
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New on the market!
640 Capeside Drive, Wilmington, NC

Great 3 bedroom and 2 bath home located in the Capeside Community, just minutes from Carolina Beach. A covered front porch welcomes you into this wonderful home with crown molding, 2 inch blinds, spacious floor plan and more. The kitchen offers a smooth top range and lots of cabinet space, while the master suite is complete with a walk-in closet and private bath. This 55 plus community offers a community pool and exterior yard maintenance. Roof is approximately 1-2 years old. Conveniently located close to the beach, shopping & restaurants.


MLS# 437536

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New on the market!
106 Combine Lane, Leland, NC

A spacious rocking chair front porch welcomes you to this charming 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom home in Snee Farm. With beautiful hardwood flooring, this home offers a nice family room with a gas log fireplace, bright breakfast area, and a formal dining room with crown molding & chair railing. The kitchen boasts an island and plenty of cabinet space while the master retreat showcases a vaulted ceiling, new carpet, walk-in closet, and its own bathroom with dual vanities, garden tub, separate shower. Best of all, this home features an expansive 22x23 bonus room perfect for a fourth bedroom or play room. The large backyard is complete with a wood fence, covered back patio and mature landscaping. Other

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New on the market!
125 Cliffside Dr. Wilmington, NC
Well maintained brick 3 bedroom, 2 bath home with a den that can be made into an office. Home has a front porch and a spacious back yard.Living room has an open layout, with easy access to both the dining room and kitchen. Dining room has glass doors which gives a great view of the backyard.Kitchen features a breakfast bar,an island, updated appliances and deep double sink. Home boasts new carpets, fresh paint and a wood burning stove. Relax in the large backyard and enjoy the open patio area. Close to shopping, the beach and recreation, yet still in a secluded neighborhood. No HOA fees and home warranty included.

MLS# 438543

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New on the market!
746 Settlers Lane, Kure Beach, NC
Beautiful 3 bedroom, 2 bath home on well-manicured lot features new carpet and side entry to the garage. Living room offers a fireplace, vaulted ceilings and french doors that lead to the back deck. Kitchen has built-in microwave, tile back splash, tile flooring and an island. Master bedroom boasts a reading room and its own master bath, offering a corner spa tub, dual vanity, a standing shower and a walk-in closet. Relax on the back deck, or enjoy all the neighborhood amenities, including a pool, clubhouse, tennis court and oceanfront gazebo with bath and access to oceanfront.$275,000

MLS# 438860

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New on the market!
455 Vallie Lane, Wilmington, NC
Located in the popular Lake Brewster Community, this beautiful 3 bedroom & 2 bathroom home is move-in ready! With a bright and open split floor plan, this impeccable maintained home offers striking hardwood floors, gas log fireplace, smooth vaulted ceilings & more. Dine with guests in the formal dining room with chair railing & crown molding or entertain with ease in the backyard surrounded by a decorative wood fence. The desirable kitchen boasts stainless appliances, diagonal tile work, and a walk-in pantry while the master retreat showcases high ceilings 2 closets (1 being a walk-in), and a large private bath. Other details of this great home include a laundry room with shelving, covered front
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The word of the day is New! This past month has been an exciting time for the neighborhood!  We have moved into our new model and new floor plan the Montrosse, and we are well on our way with our next new plan the Windsor.  Here is a picture I took this morning: img00043_1600 Please remember to visit to see all our floor plans!  Come see us Saturday through Wednesday 10 to 5, Sundays 1 to 5, and let us get started on your new home.
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New on the market!
401 S Wright St, Burgaw, NC 28425

Great location in the heart of Burgaw on a large corner lot. Lovely older brick home that can shine with the right touches. The large living room boasts a brick fireplace while the kitchen has tons of counter space & plenty of cabinetry for storage. The oversized lot has the possibility of subdividing.


MLS# 438483

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"Every conquered temptation represents a new fund of moral energy. Every trial endured
and weathered in the right spirit makes a soul nobler and stronger than it was before." ~ James Buckham


Ever noticed how great leaders often come from humble beginnings? From the devastating depths of silence and inability to speak, Helen Keller inspired the world once she had overcome great adversity.

Diagnosed with amyontrophic lateral sclerosis and standing before a full-house crowd in Yankee Stadium on July 4th 1939, Lou Gehrig proclaimed, "I am the luckiest man on the face of the earth! I might have been given a bad break, but I 've got an awful lot to live for." He spent the last two years of his life as Parole

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