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Wilmington is the county seat and the eighth largest city in North Carolina. With over one hundred thousand residents, Wilmington NC is a thriving city with a strong real estate market.
With Wilmington, NC being a port city with numerous beaches; Wilmington truly provides a water lifestyle. With many of the residents of Wilmington living between the ocean, the river and one of the four major ocean view communities, Wilmington uniquly features beachfront homes, oceafront property, bay view and luxury waterfront homes for sale. The diversty of housing in residential properties is one reason the area was chosen as one of the the top places to live in the entire South.
Wilmington NC Offers Many Housing Options
With such a long history, the residential houses built in and around Wilmington vary dramatically. Ranging from small condos to large mansions, to luxury ocean view Wilmington has a house for everyone. Depending on the time of year, Wilmington generally has about 1,000 active listings. The time it takes to sell a house in Wilmington has consistently been shorter than national averages, showing a strong demand for housing.
The Wilmington NC downtown area consists of about 300 blocks and is steeped in history and new construction alike. The real estate market for the downtown area is booming with a brand new convention center and major real estate project such as PPD's World Headquarters recently moving here.
Wilmington NC Condos For Sale
Wilmington has a huge variety of housing; from single family homes, residential multi-family properties, waterfront homes, beachfront and oceanfront for sale and much more.
Condominiums are a unique style of property with many advantages.
Some of the advantages of owning a condominium are:
Shared, Common Areas. Condos are part of a complex that has shared ownership. Because of that, condominiums can provide amenities that single family homes generally cannot such as tennis courts, large pool areas, sculptured landscaping and much more. Since these parts of the condominium complex are owned by everyone, the condo fees pay for the maintenance and upkeep.
No Yard Work. For many people, not having to do any type of yard work is the best part of owning a condo. Just because you don't have yard work, doesn't mean you can't have beautiful landscaping, its just part of owning a condo.
Maintenance Free. Although all types of home ownership involve some type of maintenance, condos offer a relatively maintenance free lifestyle. The exterior of the condo buildings are general maintained by the condo association and paid for with the monthly condo fees.
Lower Barrier of Entry for Luxury. For many people that want to live a luxury lifestyle, owning a condo is a very cost effective way to achieve that goal. Many condominium complexes offer luxury amenities and living at a fraction of the cost of owning a single family home with the same amenities.
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Open Houses in Wilmington
In today's world of home-buyers using the internet to search for homes, view mulitple photos of the home and even take a "virtual tour" of the property, open houses are don't see the same foot traffic as they once did. Although open houses are not as popular as they were years ago, they can still be a great way to get a good idea of what homes are on the market for a particular price. Unlike Zillow, Buddy Blake brings you all of the upcoming open houses by all Wilmington real estate brokers.
Upcoming Open Houses in Wilmington NC
HISTORY OF WILMINGTON NORTH CAROLINA
Wilmington NC has a long history dating all the way back to 1733. First incorporated in 1739, the settlement of Wilmington was founded by John Watson on the Cape Fear River. The area changed names many times, finally settling on the name Wilmington around 1740. With such a long history and beautiful scenery, Wilmington NC has drawn people to its borders for hundreds of years.
Wilmington has consistently garnered positive points for its favorable business climate, its healthy real estate market, its exceptional arts and cultural history, its top-notch educational institutions and medical amenities and it's beautiful surrounding beaches.
And, believe or not, there’s more: Wilmington, NC is also the site of the famous Screen Gems Studios, which is one of the largest movie and television studios outside of Hollywood. Over 200 movies and TV shows have seen their creation here.
Real Estate in Wilmington NC
Home to over 100,000 residents, Wilmington, North Carolina is a growing rapidly as statistics have shown over its past decade of fast growth. Close to 275 years old, Wilmington offers both the charms of the historic South and the appeal of a thriving and innovative city.
Real estate sales have made an impact on the growing economy and it has been good seeing an increase in residents moving to Hanover County over the last several years with home buyers looking to buy luxury homes, condos and waterfront homes.
Waterfront Homes For Sale
Many people have a desire to live on the water and own a waterfront house or living in a community of waterfront homes. It’s appealing to many because waterfront living is considered an ultimate level of luxury among homeowners, a relaxing experience, gorgeous lifestyle around the coastline and all of its features.
Wilmington waterfront properties offer the experience with many affordable options.