Wilmington NC real estate Statistical Reports for August 2010 :: Multiple Listing Service


wilmington nc real estate stats August 2010

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The statisical reports for The Wilmington NC real estate MLS for August 2010 have just been released by the Wilmington Regional Association of Realtors.   Over all the numbers show an increase from July 2010 numbers.  394 Units were sold in August 2010 compared to 349 in July 2010.  The average sales price fell $1,752, the median sales price fell only $250.00.  Total dollars sold was up around 10,000 for a total of  $92,938,290.  The days on the market increased only 13 days.  All in all August did show an improvement.  The interest rates in Wilmington NC are still great if you are interested in Wilmington NC real estate.  The guidelines are stricter, but if you have been saving for a new home and have been careful with your budget, there definately loans to be found.  Alpha Mortgage is a local mortgage firm, within our Coldwell Banker Sea Coast office and they have a great reputation and standards.  Call us and we will get you prequalified for the new home you have been looking for.  The prices are right, and as you can see homes are selling.  Actually, the sellers are showcasing and presenting their homes in the best light to attract the buyers in Wilmington NC.   The Statistical reports for Wilmington NC real estate apply for single family units.  These are compliled monthly. 

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Wilmington NC Native Meadowlark Lemon Harlem All Stars | Wilmington NC real estate

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Meadowlark Lemon brings team to his hometown | WWAY NewsChannel 3 | Wilmington NC News.

A HUGE welcome to Meadowlark Lemon Wilmington NC native and his Harlem All Stars.  Meadowlark Lemon was one of the original world know Harlem Globetrotters.  Great basket ball and Funny, Funny antics went hand in hand.  The Harlem All Stars are in town Friday at Swartz Center at Cape Fear Community College in downtown Wilmington NC  to face off area coaches from Cape Fear Community  College, UNCW and local high school coaches.  Saturday night Meadowlark and his team face off the crew of the “USS Gravley” which is going to be commissioned in Wilmington NC in November.

Meadowlark attended Williston Industrial High School before he was recruited to the Harlem Globetrotters.

A good time will be had by all.  If you come in for the weekend and see homes or neighborhoods that might interest you, please visit http://www.cbbaker.com to search all of Wilmington NC real estate.  There are links to the Wilmington NC area as well.  ENJOY!

Ticket Information here: http://meadowlarklemon-ehome.eventbrite.com/

Welcome to School Guide 2010 :: Wilmington NC real estate

Welcome to SchoolGuide.

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August 25, 2010 | From terrific summer to a terrific new school year in Wilmington NC.  School in New Hanover County starts Wednesday August 25, 2010.  The teachers have been at the schools getting ready for a brand new school year.  The Wilmington NC School guide is your comprehensive guide to all you want to know about Wilmington NC Tri- County schools.  From Public to Private to Home Schooling, we have everything you want in one digital School Guide.  Please take a moment to visit Wilmington NC Schools now.  If you are looking for Wilmington NC real estate, you can search by schools and find neighborhoods in that school district.   Each School is listed in the directory as well as teachers, classes, athletics and everything one would need to know to enroll your child or to attend college yourself. The main website to search real estate is www.cbbaker.com .  You can also search by map.  Best of luck to the next generation of learners, may they all be encouraged and succeed.

What to do In Wilmington NC this Weekend | Wilmington NC real estate



           TGIF Scoop

 presented by Kay Baker & Associates

Hello and welcome to TGIF Scoop! The real estate market in August is definitely showing some signs of buyers back in the market and looking for deals, but July numbers just in are down from June this year and July last year. Read the rest of the story..

This may be one of the best  home buying opportunities due to historic low interest rates, foreclosure and short sales, and the large inventory to choose from. Don’t miss out on a once in a life time chance to get a really good deal.  Call us, use our local knowledge and experience to help guide you. Visit www.cbbaker.com for up the minute MLS listings of homes in our tri-county area. And, we can send you a detailed list of all the short sales and foreclosures on the market. Just send a quick email to kaybaker@seacoastrealty.com. We will send the list right to your email box.

Get out this  weekend and all the activities that Wilmington has to offer.. And, remember, TGIF…..

Kay Bakers Blog




“Anything Goes”

Thalian Hall

310 Chestnut St. Wilmington, NC

8PM August  13-14 and 20-21, 3PM Aug 8, 15 and 22



Downtown Sundown Concert Series

 Friday 6:00p to 10:00p

Riverfront Park


USS Battleship NC
“Arts of the Sailor”
8AM-6PM August 14th


Riverfront Farmers Market

Saturday 8:00a to 1:00p

Riverfront Park


Murder Mystery Dinner Theater

Through Aug 26 Front St Brewery



Fireworks by the Sea

Thursdays through Sept 2 in Carolina Beach

Live Music at 6:30PM at the Gazebo and fireworks at 9PM



East Coast Wahine Championship

Largest female surfing competition

8AM – 5PM Aug 15 at Wrightsville Beach, just S of Crystal Pier



Paul Hill’s Sculptures


Featuring “Southern Hospitality”

Bijou Park

Downtown Post Office

Riverfront Park

Third and Chestnut St

153 Water St.




 New Elements Gallery





 New Elements Gallery







   Wilmington NC  Night Spots

   Friday, August 13



Blivet – Mayfaire

 Jazz – Bellamy Mansion

Overtyme – Holiday Inn

 Saturday, August 14


L Shape Lot – Kefi

John Toppings – Holiday Inn

Masonboro Sound – Sweet & Savory

Sunday, August 8



Mark Roberts & Breeze Band – Bluewater



Lemon-Pepper Shrimp

 1 lb extra large shrimp (16-20 count), peeled

 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

2 lg cloves garlic, crushed or put through garlic press

2 tsp freshly grated lemon zest

 1/2 tsp black pepper

 1/4 tsp red-pepper flakes

 1/4 c + 2 tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice (from 2 lemons)

 2 tbsp finely chopped parsley

 2 tbsp + 2 tsp dry white wine

 2 tbsp butter

 2 tbsp drained capers, chopped (optional)

 Lemon wedges (optional)

 1. PUT first 6 ingredients in bowl. add 1/4 cup lemon juice and 1 tablespoon parsley. marinate 15 to 30 minutes.

 2. HEAT grill to medium. Bring wine, butter, 2 teaspoons lemon juice, and capers to a boil and remove from heat. Put shrimp on grill and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Grill until bright pink, about 2 minutes per side. transfer to bowl and stir in warm butter mixture. sprinkle with 1 tablespoon parsley. Garnish with lemon.




Call Chris Rice – On Site Agent

 details at www.thetownesatcarleton.com

To find out what your home is really worth…..

visit www.housevalueswilmington.com


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Best Regards,

Kay Baker, ABR,CRS,GRI




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Tour Downtown Wilmington NC on your phone | Wilmington NC real estate

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Welcome to our beautiful town of Wilmington NC.  To make things easy for you the Downtown Wilmington, INC. has a mobile phone application that will help you tour the Downtown Wilmington NC Historic district.  Shops, Restaurants, Entertainment, Parking, Events and everything you need to visit Wilmington NC.  There is a full event calendar as well so that you will not miss out on anything that is happening Downtown.  Please visit m.wilmingtondowntown.com .  While you are touring the area if you see a home that is for sale that you like you can Text 14059 to 44133 and search by street name.  All Wilmington NC real estate can be searched from your phone.  NC has something for everyone.  Take you time and visit all of Wilmington NC and the area beaches.  Visit www.cbbaker.com to search all Wilmington NC properties and estates online.  Enjoy.

Foreclosures and Short Sales In Wilmington NC real estate


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Now is the time to buy Wilmington NC real estate.  The prices are great and the rates are fantastic.  If you would like to receive an automated list of foreclosures/short sales or best buy home in the Wilmington area, please visit www.foreclosuresinwilmingtonNC.com and sign up for your free list.  When you are looking for property in the Wilmington area, visit www.cbbaker.com to search by map, price, virtual tour and neigbhorhoods.  Enjoy searching Wilmington NC real estate on us.  Kay Baker & Associates | Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Realty 800-497-7325-3607 or kaybaker@seacoastrealty.com

Wilmington NC Real Estate | HOT ! Summer Sale at The Townes at Carleton Place


via Kay Baker Wilmington NC Real Estate | Wilmington New Homes Search | Covering Wilmington, Brunswick County and Pender County | Summer Sale Carleton Place.


Summer Sale
on 3 "The Townes at Carleton" Units

Limited time incredible offering on these  3  new units only.
5333 Christian Drive – The Monica –
Reduced from $249,000 to $219,900  1700 sq. ft – 2 car garage –
MLS 436230
5337 Christian Drive – The Landen –
Reduced from $219,900 to $189,900  1400 sq. ft. – 1 car garage –
MLS 438822
5305 Christian Drive – The Kelly –
Reduced from $179,900 to $169,900 1201 sq. ft. –
MLS 440670
Club House and Swimming Pool
Free Granite, Tile, Hardwood, Stainless Appliance, Refrigerator, Washer & Dryer
Custom Build by Blanton Building, INC.
Prices subject to change| No extra builder incentives on these 3 units.
Please contact Chris Rice | Kay Baker & Associates for details. 
Have a great day…..