The most important questions every buyer should ask | Wilmington NC realestate


The Most Important Questions

Every Buyer Should Ask…

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It’s a maxim in real estate that the three most crucial factors in selecting a house are “location, location, location.” It’s also true! No matter how wonderful the house is, the location is key to how well you’ll like living in it and how well it sells when you’re ready to move on. Before you buy, carefully check the following factors to be sure the house you like is really the one you want to live in. 

1. Consider destinations

Where will family members go most often from this new location? How easy is it to reach those places from the house? How accessible are schools, churches, grocery stores, medical care, public transportation, shopping malls and emergency services?

2. Be sure rooms have a view

What is the view from the house and yard? Is the yard right for your anticipated activities? What uses are possible for nearby undeveloped land? Is a new road or commercial development planned?

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Wilmington NC real estate | Wilmington NC made the list again! Announces America’s Top 100 Places to Live for 2010

Wilmington NC makes top 100 places to live

 Wow!  On the list again.  Wilmington NC is in the top 100 places to live according to  With the Historic Dowtown Wilmington district, Intracoastal Waterway, Cape Fear River, gorgeous golf courses, Masonboro Island, beautiful and pristine beaches of Wrightsville, Kure and  Carolina Beach, how could we not make the list.  The best part is the people. Southern hospitality abounds.  Wilmington NC made the top 10 for Recreation Cities.  If you would like to search for Wilmington NC real estate, please visit .  Thanks!

Top 10 Recreation Cities:                
    1.  Boulder, CO                          
    2.  Santa Cruz, CA                      
    3.  Flagstaff, AZ                        
    4.  St. George, UT                       
    5.  Ithaca, NY                        
    6.  Corvallis, OR                        
    7.  Salt Lake City, UT                  
    8.  Stevens Point, WI                    
    9.  Wilmington, NC                       
    10. Portland, OR

2010’s Top 100 Places to Live Award Winners
    Anchorage, AK                  Columbus, GA            Plymouth, MN       Harrisburg, PA
    Fairhope, AL                     Peachtree City, GA      Stillwater, MN      Pittsburgh, PA
    Huntsville, AL*                  Valdosta, GA               O’Fallon, MO       Charleston, SC
    Bella Vista, AR                  Des Moines, IA            St. Louis, MO       Greenville, SC
    Hot Springs
    Village, AR                        Grinnell, IA                  Billings, MT               Knoxville, TN
    Little Rock, AR                 Iowa City, IA              Ashville, NC            Nashville, TN
    Springdale, AR                  Boise, ID                    Charlotte, NC*           Austin, TX*
    Flagstaff, AZ                      Batavia, IL                  Raleigh, NC*               Dallas, TX
    Green Valley, AZ             Bloomington, IL      Wilmington, NC        Fort Worth, TX
    Prescott, AZ                     Chicago, IL                   Lincoln, NE                McAllen, TX
    Scottsdale, AZ                  Bloomington, IN        Nashua, NH                San Antonio, TX*
    San Diego, CA*               Fishers, IN                      Cherry Hill, NJ          The Woodlands, TX
    Santa Cruz, CA                Indianapolis, IN             Summit, NJ               Orem, UT
    Temecula, CA                  Overland Park, KS         Albuquerque, NM    Salt Lake City, UT
    Vacaville, CA                   Lexington, KY                Las Cruces, NM        St. George, UT
    Boulder, CO*                  Louisville, KY                   Henderson, NV        Alexandria, VA
    Colorado Springs,CO      Lafayette, LA                 Ithaca, NY                 Fairfax, VA
    Fort Collins, CO              Boston, MA                       Rochester, NY          Richmond, VA
    Trumbull, CT                    Pittsfield, MA                  Cincinnati, OH          Burlington, VT
    West Hartford, CT           Baltimore, MD                 Columbus, OH          Bellevue, WA
    Washington, DC*             Bangor, ME                     Norman, OK            Everett, WA
    Oviedo, FL                      Portland, ME                    Tulsa, OK*              Spokane, WA
    Sarasota, FL                    Ann Arbor, MI                 Ashland, OR             Madison, WI
    East Grand Rapids, MI    St. Augustine, FL              Corvallis, OR            Stevens Point, WI
    Tampa, FL                       Minneapolis, MN*            Portland, OR             Casper, WY 

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