Tag Archives: real estate

Crystal Coast Real Estate Market Report

There are two questions a home seller asks when sitting down with a listing agent. First is, “How much can I get for me home?” and secondly, “How long will it take to sell it?”. These are great questions, logical questions and are the determining factors for whether to list or not and what marketing strategy to employ. To give everyone along the Crystal Coast a sense of “how much” and “how long” it takes to sell a residential property we’ve highlighted the activity of some of the….

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Crystal Coast April Market Summary

The Crystal Coast of North Carolina has always had a very unique and diverse real estate market. It is a market within itself with no other area that can compare to it. Find out what is trending and what surprising results have shown during the month of April. Some interesting things are happening with active listings. 17 percent of all listings in April were new on market properties, making 1 in 5 properties first timers.

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Crystal Coast Real Estate Market Report

The Crystal Coast real estate market continues to be a unique market with trends not found around the rest of the state. The good news is that sales have improved and inventory has started to loosen. The interesting real estate news is that average sold price’s are scattered compared to recent history with the bulk of home sales skewing towards the more economical…

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Crystal Coast Home and Condo Report

Here is a very good overview of the Crystal Coast real estate market as it stands right now. Price, location, inventory and financing are all discussed. It covers 2013 in review and the status of things here and now. It’s clear, concise and to the point! Crystal Coast Home Sold Prices.The median sold price of a Crystal Coast home in 2013 was $184K. The average sold price was $234K. The reason for the…

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Fascinating Findings: What Home Buyers Really Want!

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) just released results from a survey they conducted. They wanted to find out what home buyers do and do not want in their new home. According to NAHB, “The survey asked buyers to rate over 120 features as either essential, desirable, indifferent, or do not want.” The findings may surprise you. Some may even make you laugh! But builders, Realtors and home…

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Onslow and Carteret Real Estate Market Report

Onslow and Carteret County real estate markets have been very different from each other this past year. One was up and the other down. It appears to be a culmination of a five year trend. Carteret County currently has a median sold price of $185K. Onslow County is right at $160K. It may be a surprise to some to see how close in price the two counties are. But we are using median prices and not average prices. Median prices are the price point in the...
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Affects of Government Shutdown on Local Real Estate

Government Shutdown. 70 percent of all loans made this year in the Crystal Coast and surrounding areas involved either Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, VA or a FHA Loan. To put it another way, the federal government has its hands in almost ¾’s of all mortgage loans made in 2013. So will the government shutdown affect your ability to get a loan? Will it slow or stall your upcoming closing? Will interest rates go up? The good news is that mortgage rates tend to go the opposite...
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