• Tiny Homes Growing Industry

    Posted in Events In Our Area, News You Can Use on Oct 26, 2016

    Tiny homes are the "it" alternative housing of late.

    With mainstream presentation on HGTV and tiny home festivals popping up across the country,  builders are facing high demand for the minimalist dwellings.

    News this week out of Kansas City highlights just how useful and necessary this style of home is, with the construction of a "Veterans Village."

    Mark Solomon, co-founder of the Veterans Community Project, said "it's amazing what you can put into 240 square feet." 

    On a five acre lot, eventually 52 tiny homes, consisting of a kitchen, bedroom, and bathroom, will stand. There are plans for a...

  • Featured Home in Teachey, NC

    Posted in Featured Homes series, Team Gale on Oct 25, 2016



    This brick ranch outside of Wallace, NC offers quiet country living not far from city conveniences and coastal attractions.

    486 High School Road in Teachey sits on over an acre of property edged in mature trees, with grapevines in the partially fenced backyard.

    Three well-sized bedrooms, one full bath, large living room, eat-in kitchen, den, enclosed breezeway and attached garage.

    This home is being sold in "As Is" condition by the US Department of HUD. Call co-listing agent Jody Roney for details, to schedule a tour, or if you have any questions about ...

  • Featured Home in Turnstone Plantation

    Posted in Featured Homes series, Foreclosures in SE NC on Oct 18, 2016



    This 4 bedroom, 2 bath modular home in Turnstone Plantation, just a few minutes from Wilmington, offers over 2,000 square feet of living space on just under a half acre of property.

    Enjoy a large living room with fireplace, eat-in kitchen with upgraded countertops and cabinetry, master suite with double vanity and soaking tub in attached bath.

    Close to coastal attractions, golf courses, shopping & dining in Wilmington.

    This property is featured on auctions.com, bidding is open October 14-18.  Call Jody Roney or Tom Gale for details, 910-541-1212


  • Featured Home in Winding River Plantation

    Posted in Featured Homes series, Team Gale on Oct 13, 2016



    Look no further for riverfront living in Winding River Plantation! Seated along the Lockwood Folly River, this community offers residents use of a beach club, and swimming pool in Holden Beach.

    This brick home features three bedrooms with two full baths and one half bath, plus a large bonus room over the attached two-car garage. Formal dining room with wainscoting; large living room with vaulted ceiling, fireplace and built-in shelving; eat-in kitchen with pantry; laundry room with upper cabinet storage. Hardwood flooring throughout first level commo...

  • Featured Home in Oak Harbour

    Posted in Featured Homes series, Team Gale on Oct 06, 2016



    This beautiful home near Brick Landing Plantation is over 5200 sqft on a partially fenced 0.43 acre cul-de-sac lot.  Enjoy three bedrooms, four full baths, a completely finished upper story, and indoor pool room with full bar. Open living room with fireplace, formal dining room with trim detail and chair rail, kitchen with pass through window to breakfast nook. Hardwood flooring, tile, and carpet throughout. Attached garage, fenced backyard, rear stone patio. Lots of luxury details and upgrades you need to see for yourself!

    Experience all the co...

  • "Good Neighbor Next Door" Program from US Dept. of HUD

    Posted in Foreclosures in SE NC, Market Reports, News You Can Use, Team Gale on Oct 05, 2016

    The US Department of Housing and Urban Development aims to "create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all."

    One of the ways HUD is working to strengthen the market and empower consumers is through the GOOD NEIGHBOR NEXT DOOR SALES PROGRAM which offers certain HUD-owned properties at a 50% discount for a period of 7 days in targeted "revitalization areas."

    "Good Neighbor Next Door (GNND)" candidates are required to live at the property for three years as their sole residence, and agree to certify their eligibility every year. Candidates and/or their spou...

  • Featured Home in Sneads Ferry

    Posted in Featured Homes series, Jacksonville NC Real Estate, Team Gale on Oct 04, 2016



    Over 1700 square feet on nearly half an acre just a few miles from the coast! Access the New River, Intracoastal Waterway, and Atlantic Ocean and all the boating, fishing, recreation coastal Carolina has to offer.

    705 Oak Dale Lane is a 3 bedroom, 2 bath manufactured home on a cul-de-sac street. Details in this home include semi-open floor plan, parquet flooring, built-in shelving, fireplace, french doors, kitchen island, and rear mud room. Master suite features large closet and attached bath with two sinks and a soaking tub.

    This property is being so...

  • Featured Home in Atkinson

    Posted in Featured Homes series, Team Gale on Sep 29, 2016



    1,134 sqft brick home in rural Pender County, about half way between the port city of Wilmington and all-American Jacksonville. Daily shopping and dining conveniences nearby, coastal attractions and area beaches just a short drive away.

    Three bedrooms, one full baht, eat-in kitchen, and a large living room with new carpet. Covered front porch and small wood deck at rear of home overlooks over half an acre lot, edged in mature trees.

    Please call co-listing agent Jody Roney with any questions, at 910-200-7102. This property is being sold in "As Is" co...

  • USDA Financing Drop

    Posted in News You Can Use, Team Gale on Sep 28, 2016

    Effective October 1, 2016, the US Department of Agriculture Rural Housing Service will lower upfront and annual fees charged to lenders through the Single Family Housing Guarantee Program.

    Low delinquency and foreclosure rates were cited as just cause for the decrease. 

    Local REALTOR Tom Gale commented, "The funding fee is going from 2.75% to 1% and the annual fee is going from .5% to .35%, saving buyers a good amount of money...  The USDA loan program will be reviewed every year for potential tweaks one way or another, but very good news for buyers getting 100% financing in the next 12 months...

  • Featured Home in Chinquapin

    Posted in Featured Homes series, Jacksonville NC Real Estate, Team Gale on Sep 27, 2016

    101 R & B COURT, CHINQUAPIN, NC 28521


    1800+ sqft manufactured home just 20 minutes outside of Jacksonville. Short commute to MCAS New River, close to OAJ-Ellis Airport.

    4 bedrooms, 2 baths, updated kitchen open to living area with fireplace, rear laundry/mud room. Small wood deck overlooks half acre yard, edged with mature trees.

    This home is owned by the US Department of HUD, for sale in "as is" condition. If you have any questions about this listing or the process of bidding on a HUD home, please call co-listing agent Shelbi Micciche at 720-297-7433


  • Featured Home in West River

    Posted in Featured Homes series, Jacksonville NC Real Estate, Team Gale on Sep 22, 2016



    1773 sqft home in West River community just outside the city limits of Jacksonville, NC. Single family residence offers three bedrooms and two full baths with a split-open floor plan.

    Main floor includes, living area with laminate wood flooring, eat-in kitchen, and one guest bedroom. Master suite, second bedroom on upper floor. There is a separate, partially finished room over the garage that would be an excellent space for a media room or home office.

    Much of the home has been gutted and prepped for renovation. Price reflects condition of the home....

  • Unparalleled Exposure!

    Posted in Market Reports, News You Can Use, Team Gale on Sep 21, 2016

    Team Gale has had incredible activity online this summer.

    Our listings get enhanced and promoted across dozens of third-party real estate sites, as well as on our Team's various social media platforms.

    REALTOR.COM alone produced this traffic:


    Not all realtors are alike, and not all realtors can deliver this kind of activity!

    If you've been on the fence about selling your home, call Team Gale today for a complimentary market analysis of your property. Our agents are on duty daily at 910-541-1212


  • Featured Home in Maple Hill

    Posted in Featured Homes series, Jacksonville NC Real Estate, Team Gale on Sep 20, 2016



    Four bedroom, two full bath manufactured home in rural Onslow County on 1.88 acres.

    Eat-in kitchen with updated cabinetry, open to living room. Den with fireplace and built-in shelving. Master bedroom has attached bath with upgraded vanities and soaking tub. Additional bedrooms share a full bath.

    141 Cool Breeze Lane is not far from MCAS New River and Camp Lejeune. Daily shopping and dining conveniences, area attractions including golf, fishing, boating, and beaches at your disposal!

    Call Shelbi Micciche with any questions on this listing, or to sche...

  • Featured Home in Grenezay

    Posted in Featured Homes series, Hot Properties of the Week, Team Gale on Sep 15, 2016



    Bright, beautiful Victorian home in Grenezay community, between Wilmington proper and Figure 8 Island.

    Two-story foyer, formal living room with fireplace, formal dining room with chair rail, open kitchen and family room, home office with full bath, and guest bedroom (currently used as a den/game room) on first level.

    Hardwood floors in all common areas, master suite; carpet in secondary bedrooms. Kitchen offers stainless appliances, teak wood breakfast bar, tile counters; family room has second fireplace, access to screen porch. Master suite inclu...

  • Featured Home in Supply

    Posted in Featured Homes series, Team Gale on Sep 13, 2016

    2274 SANDY SHOALS AVENUE, SUPPLY, NC 28462pizap-com14732672353281

    Three bedroom, two bath manufactured home in Supply.

    Half acre of property in quiet neighborhood, partially fenced and edged with mature trees affords considerable privacy. Laminate wood, tile, and vinyl flooring in home. HVAC less than 5 years old.

    2274 Sandy Shoals Avenue is being sold in "as is" condition. It is close to coastal attractions in Holden Beach and shopping and dining conveniences in Shallotte.

    If you have any questions about this property or would like a tour, please call Team Gale's southern Brunswick agent, Maureen Hart, at 843-251-6...