• Cash-for-Equity the New Frontier for Mortgage Lending?

    Posted in Market Reports, News You Can Use, Team Gale on Jul 19, 2017

    At the beginning of the year, the LA Times published some 1600 words on Unison, a company based in San Francisco offering what is essentially down payment assistance to home buyers - in exchange for an ownership stake in the property.

    Perhaps an odd-seeming arrangement, but an appealing alternative to cash-strapped or credit-challenged home seekers. Unison provides an unorthodox way to supplement your conventional mortgage loan so you can buy your "dream house."

    Founded twelve years ago, and formerly known as FirstREX, the company bills themselves as "one of a handful of firms developing novel...

  • Featured Home in Red Oak Estates

    Posted in Featured Homes series, Foreclosures in SE NC, Leland NC Real Estate, Team Gale on Jul 18, 2017

    3596 MT. MISERY ROAD, LELAND, NC 28451

    3 bedroom, 2 bath manufactured home in Red Oak Estates.

    Large common area includes “L” shaped living area, open to kitchen and dining space. Master bedroom and attached bath at one side of home, two additional bedrooms and shared bath on the other.

    Additional family room at rear of home not included in total square footage. Exterior features include front wood deck with access ramp and rear patio.

    Red Oak Estates is outside of Leland proper, but short distance to daily shopping and dining conveniences. Close to area beaches, golf, fishing & boating, hist...

  • Featured Home in Oceangreens

    Posted in Featured Homes series, Foreclosures in SE NC, Southport NC Real Estate, Team Gale on Jul 13, 2017

    110 OCEANGREENS LANE, CASWELL BEACH, NC 28465pizap.com14955553444353

    2200+ sqft attached townhome with high ceilings, bright natural light, spacious living room with fireplace, dining area, and eat-in kitchen with center island.

    This home offers four bedrooms, three full baths, a sunroom, and rear deck. Master suite & guest bedroom on first floor, two additional bedrooms upstairs.

    Move-in ready! New carpet and freshly painted.

    Community offers resident’s use of a clubhouse and outdoor swimming pool. Close to ICW and beach access, area recreation, diverse shopping and dining.

    Call co-listing agent Bill Carney in our...

  • Featured Home in Ivanhoe

    Posted in Featured Homes series, Team Gale on Jul 11, 2017


    This property offers the best of both worlds, quiet country setting just a short drive from city conveniences. An hour or less to Jacksonville, Wilmington, and Southport so you can easily enjoy area beaches, golf courses, historic sites, diverse shopping and dining.

    2 bedroom, 2 bath SFH on over 12 acres in quiet Ivanhoe. Common area includes combination living and dining space, open to kitchen. Kitchen and baths need updating, but home is move-in ready thanks to new flooring and fresh interior paint.

    Sunroom and wood deck at rear of home overlook vast ...

  • Team Gale Named Among 2017 REAL Trends America’s Best Real Estate Agents in NC

    Posted in Local Business Profile, News You Can Use, Team Gale on Jul 07, 2017


    Wilmington, NC July 6, 2017

    Team Gale of Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage was named one of America’s most productive sales associates as a part of REAL Trends America’s Best Real Estate Agents, the newly issued ranking report produced by REAL Trends and sponsored by Zillow GroupTeam Gale is now a member of the “America’s Best Real Estate Agents,” and ranked number 46 for the state of North Carolina.

    REAL Trends America’s Best Real Estate Agents ranks over 12,600 residential real estate professionals solely based on their excellence in real estate sales during calendar year 2016. All pro...

  • Featured Home in Boiling Spring Lakes

    Posted in Featured Homes series, Southport NC Real Estate, Team Gale on Jul 06, 2017

    281 CHARLESTOWN STREET, SOUTHPORT, NC 28461pizap.com14974571804622

    Move-in ready manufactured home in Boiling Spring Lakes area. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths across 1,525 total sqft.

    This home has a covered front porch, open common area, split floor plan. Inside, find a large living room has fireplace, open to dining area and kitchen. Separate laundry area/utility room.

    Master bedroom with private bath on one side of the home, additional bedrooms and shared bath on the opposite side.

    Lovely area, corner lot edged with mature trees. Yard is not fenced.

    Short drive to area beaches, golf, fishing & boating, historic coastal att...

  • Community Events in Oak Island

    Posted in Events In Our Area, Southport NC Real Estate, Team Gale on Jul 05, 2017

    Community Events in Oak Island - July 2017

    Yaupon Beach,NC USA - Aug. 15: Yaupon Beach: The Yaupon Beach Strand photographed on August 15, 2014.


    Concert in the Park - Middleton Park Soccer Fields FREE! - Fridays from 6:30 - 8:30 July performers include Tim Clark Band, Rivermist, Chocolate Chip & Company

    Friends of the Library (Southport & Oak Island) are looking to fill several board positions. If you know someone who may be interested in publicity chair, webmaster, or ways & means chair, refer them to friendsoflbrary910@yahoo.com Oak Island Farmers & Artisan Market Mondays, 8am - 1pm through Labor Day Produce, baked goods, honey, handmade crafts, handmade wooden toys, and more! If you wis...

  • Featured Home in Ashton

    Posted in Featured Homes series, Team Gale, Wilmington NC Real Estate on Jul 03, 2017

    233 RACINE DRIVE, UNIT 56, WILMINGTON, NC 28403pizap.com14985730296032

    Beautiful, move-in ready townhome in Ashton community near UNCW main campus. Wonderful for an investor, seasonal resident, or full-time home!

    Open common area includes kitchen with granite counters, living room with fireplace and half bath, dining area. Spacious master bedroom with attached bath on main level. Loft area, two additional bedrooms and shared bath on second floor. Rear patio in fenced yard.

    Community offers clubhouse and swimming pool. Short drive to Wrightsville Beach, historic downtown Wilmington, diverse shopping & dining, golf, b...

  • Featured Home in Country Club Acres

    Posted in Featured Homes series, Jacksonville NC Real Estate, Team Gale on Jul 01, 2017


    3 bedroom, 2 bath single family home on corner lot in Country Club Acres.

    Living room with fireplace, vaulted ceilings, tiled floors. Eat-in kitchen and optional formal dining— space can also be used as home office thanks to door closing it off from living room. Master bedroom has private bath, walk-in closet. Two additional bedrooms each include a large closet and share a full bathroom. Attached garage, covered front entry, fenced rear yard.

    Country Club Acres community is close to many daily shopping and dining conveniences, the Jacksonville Mall, O...

  • Featured Home in Middle Point Village

    Posted in Featured Homes series, Hampstead NC Real Estate, Team Gale on Jun 22, 2017

    414 W WINDWARD LANDING PLACE, HAMPSTEAD, NC 28443pizap.com14976279784502

    Impressive all-brick home with attached and detached garages on cul-de-sac street. Four bedrooms, three full and one half bath across 4600 sqft. Home sits on just under 1 acre lot.

    Gourmet kitchen features spacious island and breakfast nook, formal dining room, living room with fireplace. All-season room at rear of home overlooking well-manicured backyard, with sprinkler system. Luxury details include elegant molding & trimwork, hardwood & tile flooring, kitchen island, expansive master suite, covered rocking chair front porch, finished rooms o...