Posted in Home Improvement, News You Can Use, Seller Tips, Team Gale on Jul 06, 2016
Realtor magazine recently published an article that breaks down exactly what gets buyers excited about a property, and what sellers should be focusing on when they are jazzing up their houses before listing.
The study, or "Remodeling Impact Report," done by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) and the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) evaluated resale value and customer satisfaction regarding upgrades such as kitchen and bath renovations, master suite, basement and attic conversions, new or refinished flooring, and HVAC replacement, among others.
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Featured Home in Whitney Pines
Posted in Buyer Tips, Featured Homes series, Seller Tips, Team Gale, Video on Feb 25, 2016
2852 VALOR DRIVE, WILMINGTON, NC 28411
Great two bedroom, two bath home for a first time buyer or investor! Located in the Whitney Pines area of upper Wilmington, 2852 Valor Drive is 1,022 sqft on a quarter of an acre. Common area is an "L" shape, with combination living/dining space open to kitchen with large pantry. Master bedroom is 14x11' with attached bath, including wide vanity and upgraded shower head. Living room lay between master and second bedroom and bath for a little privacy from roommates or guests. Storage shouldn't be an issue here, with several closets throughout the home and ...
Featured Home in Waterford
Posted in Featured Homes series, Seller Tips, Team Gale on Feb 18, 2016
1034 GOLDEN SANDS WAY, LELAND, NC 28451
Welcome to Waterford! This community is a prime example of luxurious living on the Carolina coast.
1034 Golden Sands Way is a 3 bedroom home with 3 full baths. Home has beautiful hardwood flooring and tile throughout common areas. Great room includes living room with fireplace, kitchen with breakfast bar, and formal dining area. First floor master has accented trey ceiling and large attached bath with corner soaking tub.
Waterford of the Carolinas is an enormous community in Leland, NC offering residents use of a clubhouse and swimming pool, playground ...
Featured Home in Carolina Beach
Posted in Featured Homes series, Seller Tips on Feb 18, 2016
712 HAMLET AVENUE, CAROLINA BEACH, NC 28428
712 Hamlet Avenue is a 3 bedroom home with a single bath. The single story Carolina Beach property offers an open communal space, with living room, kitchen, and den in one space upon entry. The recently updated kitchen includes functional island with stools, overhead cabinetry, and breakfast nook. Family room currently houses large sectional sofa, with wall-mounted television to optimize space, across the way you can cozy up in the den with wood burning stove. There is a lovely wooden deck at the rear of the home overlooking fenced backyard. Outdoor...
Featured Home in Willow Brook
Posted in Featured Homes series, Seller Tips, Team Gale on Feb 11, 2016
7355 BRIGHT LEAF ROAD, WILMINGTON, NC 28411
7355 Bright Leaf Road is a sprawling 4 bedroom home with 3 full baths and a second floor bonus room with wooden deck balcony. Home is over 2100 heated square feet, sitting on 0.42 acre parcel with partial fencing. "L" shaped common area includes living room with focal fireplace, decorative mantle and doors to rear patio, open to eat-in kitchen with laminate flooring. Master bedroom with attached bath and second bedroom with bay window on first floor, two bedrooms and bonus space on upper level with full bath to share.
Property needs some TLC, mostly...
Featured Home in Wilmington
Posted in Featured Homes series, Foreclosures in SE NC, Seller Tips, Team Gale, Video, Wilmington NC Real Estate on Feb 04, 2016
1315 RIGGS TRAIL, WILMINGTON, NC 28412
1315 Riggs Trail is a 4 bedroom, 2 bath home at the southern end of Wilmington. It is over 2900 square feet and sits on 1.2 acres of land. There is a step-down living room with trey ceiling and fireplace; kitchen with functional island and lots of cabinet storage; as well as bonus room with hardwood flooring and bay window. This home has a new roof and new carpeting, as well as some bathroom updates.
The semi-fenced backyard is made for leisure and entertaining! Wood deck runs the width of the rear of the home, includes three low steps to patio. Check ou...
Featured Home in Longview
Posted in Featured Homes series, Seller Tips, Team Gale on Jan 28, 2016
*UPDATE* This property has gone under contract after just 3 days on the market!
3536 Whitestocking Road, Burgaw, NC 28425
This adorable single family home in the Longview area of Burgaw offers 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, as well as separate laundry/mud room, space for a home office or playroom. Home has new flooring and paint, ceiling fans, and rear deck accessible from eat-in kitchen. The property offers a detached garage/workshop with two bays.
Open common area provides natural flow through living, dining, and kitchen space. Wonderful home for entertaining. The 1430 sqft home sits on 5 acre...
Featured Home in Westport
Posted in Featured Homes series, Seller Tips, Team Gale, Video on Jan 22, 2016
406 AVENSHIRE COURT, WINNABOW, NC 28479
406 Avenshire Court is a 2 bedroom/2 bath townhome in the Westport community. This unit is 1280 square feet, with a single car attached garage, and follows the popular "Devon" floorplan. There is an open common area that includes a living/dining room, kitchen with breakfast bar, pantry and enclosed laundry. There is a large master bedroom, second bedroom for guests, and space for a den or office.
Great for first-time owners, empty nesters, or seasonal residents!
This neighborhood offers two swimming pools and a clubhouse, walking paths and picnic areas...
Never Move Without...
Posted in Buyer Tips, Seller Tips, Team Gale on Oct 21, 2015
...Team Gale! We kid, we kid. But really, folks, we're your best bet for every aspect of real estate in southeastern NC.
Buying a home is among the greatest financial investments you will make in your life, and moving is among the most stressful. There are several items to make sure you have ahead of a move, whether it's across town or across the country!
WorkHacks blogger Julia Roy moved with her husband from New York City to San Diego last spring. The productivity queen weighed her options on how best to move their entire lives from one coast to another, finally settling on the PODS company ...
5 Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your House
Posted in Seller Tips, Team Gale on Sep 09, 2015
A 2014 survey by The National Association of Realtors (NAR) revealed that on average, homeowners reside in the same house for a decade. The sentimentality of the homeowner upon listing can be a hindrance, but an experienced broker can help you navigate the emotions on either side of the contract.
Currently, nationwide, it is a seller's market. Here are five points to consider when selling your house so that you can get the best price in the shortest amount of time.
1. What you think your home is worth and the price you can sell it for are two very different numbers. Properties that are overpri...
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