New Hanover schools online annual report | Willmington NC real estate

New Hanover schools save with online annual report.

The New Hanover County Schools now have all the annual reports online cutting down on the papertrail. 

“The website’s cost of around $10,000 can be spread over many years,” said Valita Quattlebaum, chief communications officer at NHCS. “With this, we can update and publish annual reports at a much lower cost.”

“Printed documents become obsolete and they’re limiting,” Quattlebaum said.

The annual report provides information including test scores, the district’s financial report, academic achievements and the its strategic plan. All pages are also viewable in Spanish.

“We plan to update the site constantly, but the major updates will be annual,” Quattlebaum said.”

Anything that will help the county go green and help save costs for the budget strapped schools is a win win situation.  Online technology is the way to go.  Everything about Wilmington NC and real estate can be found on www.cbbaker.com

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Wilmington NC Real Estate | Tax Credit for Military 2011

Kay Baker Wilmington NC Real Estate | Wilmington New Homes Search | Covering Wilmington, Brunswick County and Pender County | Tax Credit for Military.

Last year the tax credit got extended for certain military, foreign service and intelligence community until April 31, 2011 with the closing of the home to be by June 30, 2011. 

The Stimulus tax credit is still available for members of the Military and other Federal employees that have served outside of the US for 90 days or more anytime from December 2008 to May 2010.   Per the IRS: Members of the military and certain other federal employees serving outside the U.S. have an extra year to buy a principal residence in the U.S. and qualify for the credit. Thus, an eligible taxpayer must buy, or enter into a binding contract to buy, a principal residence on or before April 30, 2011. If a binding contract is entered into by that date, the taxpayer has until June 30, 2011, to close on the purchase.   There is still time if you would like to look at homes in the Wilmington NC area.  Start looking on www.cbbaker.com and call or email us to get started.

Wilmington NC Real Estate Market Report to your inbox

Wilmington NC Real Estate, Wilmington NC Homes, Wrightsville Beach Homes | Market Report.

Would you like the Wilmington NC real estate market report delivered to your inbox?  Please visit http://www.cbbaker.com/marketReport.php to get started.  We can give you trends and prices in certain neighborhoods and zip codes.  Call us for a free market analysis on your home and catch the spring selling season.

What is my home worth | Wilmington NC Real Estate

Free Market Analysis Wilmington NC Real Estate. click here

The correct selling price of a home is the highest price that the market will bear. To assist you in determining the correct asking price we provide you with a comprehensive market analysis of comparable properties sold and offered for sale in your neighborhood.

To provide a more detailed Comparative Market Analysis, we would be more than happy to also assess your listing in person. Below are some interesting  ideas and facts about selling your home in the Wilmington NC real estate market.  Happy Selling…

 Pricing your home in Todays Market

 

 

Sparkling Waterfront Vistas | Wilmington NC Real Estate

Waterfront Wilmington NC Real Estate.

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The Cape Fear Region’s many miles of coastline, rivers and sounds offer a wide variety of fishing, watersports and boating activities. And, to maximize the regions waterfront enjoyment, there are many neighborhoods offering waterfront homes in Wilmington, NC with canals, boatslips, and or boatramps. We offer the latest, detailed information on all Wilmington NC waterfront homes and communities offered for sale in Wilmington, NC. So just sit back, relax and click any of these Wilmington waterfront communities to search for your waterfront dream home now. The water is clear and beautiful in the Wilmington area.  Between the Cape Fear River, ICWW, sounds, and 3 beach areas you can find  the perfect home or vacation home on www.cbbaker.com  We would love to help you.

What do Buyers Want in Homes Today | Wilmington NC real estate

REALTOR® Magazine-Daily News-What Buyers Want in Homes Today.

The question all sellers want to know… What do Buyers want in homes today. A Good Deal.  First and foremost, regardless of the price the seller is asking. 

According to the Realtor magazine the top 9 issues on a buyers want list are:

1.  Homes in good condition.

2. A rock bottom bargain

4.  Open kitchens.

5.  Incentives

6.  Practical “green” features.

7.  Natural materials, hardwoods etc.

8.  Smaller less formal homes

9.  Touches of  luxury

With these points being said, it pays for a seller to get their home in tip top shape, and to make it a good realistic bargain for the buyer.  The competion is stiff in this market and you have to get your home to shine above the rest.  To view all Wilmington NC real estate and additional seller/buyer advice we invite you to search www.cbbaker.com

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Wilmington NC Real Estate | Search by Hybrid Map

Wilmington NC Real Estate, Wilmington NC Homes, Wrightsville Beach Homes.

Have you ever wanted to search for Wilmington NC real estate by map, rather than by text?  Try our map feature on www.cbbaker.com to search areas where you feel you would like to live.  The map is also a google hybrid map, so you can actually see the streets and neighborhoods.  Go ahead give it a try.  Click here to get started.  

Wilmington NC real estate | 16th best building market in nation

Wilmington named 16th best building market in nation | StarNewsOnline.com.

Haleys Wood Magazine has ranked the Wilmington NC building market the 16th healthiest in the nation.  Based on buidling permits, low housing costs, desirablility of living in Wilmington NC with it’s proximity to the ocean and waterways helped rank Wilmington.  The area was one of the four North Carolina Metropolitan areas to make the list.  The data is based on comparisons from actual 2010  data and projected 2011 data by Moody’s Economy. com then Haleys produces a Healthy Market index of the top 100 metropolitan areas which is based on the building permits activity of each area.  The housing prices in the Wilmington NC area are at a low, coupled with low interest rates the real estate industry is slowly holding on.  To search all the new construction in the Wilmington NC real estate area we invite you to visit www.cbbaker.com

Save the Date | Step it Up | Work on Wilmington | Wilmington NC real estate

Work on Wilmington – Welcome.

Do you want to help make your hometown a better place?  Here is your chance.  Save the date of April 16 from 8- 12 and join WorkonWilmington.org to volunteer for the 5th annual “day to see how much can be accomplished in 4 hours” when community members work together.  26 different opportunites to volunteer working on the schools, parks and non profits in the area.  There will be a celebration with music and food after for the volunteers.  Let’s work together to help improve our quality of life.  More information can be found here.  www.workonwilmington.org.  Lets spruce up the real estate in the Wilmington NC area and meet different people in the community.

Your One Stop School Guide | Wilmington NC real estate

Welcome to SchoolGuide.

I am pleased to announce my new comprehensive School Guide for Wilmington NC tri county area.  Search property by schools, register for school, take Adult Education Classes, and have access to everything you need to know about New Hanover, Pender and Brunswick school systems from pre-school to college.  Take a minute and click on my digital magazine to help inform you about our school systems in a easy and concise manner.  From kindergarden to college to  home schooling our website will guide you through it all.  Wilmington NC real estate and New Hanover, Pender and Brunswick County Schools click here….