• StarNews Predicts Luxe Amenities You Have to Have

    Posted in Home Improvement, News You Can Use, Team Gale on May 12, 2015

    StarNews Online compiled a list of 10 forward-thinking items that are trending in home improvement! Writer Paul Steven considered some of the luxe amenities to be seen at the 29th Annual Parade of Homes.

    1. Gone are the days of ward-wired speaker cables snaking through the house! The Sonos Wireless HiFi system is highly sought after.

    2. 3-5 foot wide Linear Fireplaces with gas hearths add a modern coziness to any room

    3. Smart Climate Controls are the thing to have now. Adjust your temperature systems remotely with your phone, based on automatically transmitted "weather reports" from your hous...

  • Featured Home in Village Square

    Posted in Featured Homes series, Team Gale, Wilmington NC Real Estate on May 06, 2015

    5144 Lamppost Circle, Wilmington, NC 28403


     This move-in ready townhome is available for sale or for rent!

    Centrally located in Wilmington, quick driving access to UNCW, Mayfaire, Wrightsville Beach & the nationally recognized Downtown Riverwalk.


    5144 Lamppost Circle has 3 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms, across two floors. Total square footage is 1359.

    Unit has new paint, new flooring and new HVAC each updated/replaced in the last two years. HOA fees entitles resident to use of community pool, exterior building & yard maintenance, and master insurance.

    Call Jason Cox if you are interested in ...

  • Team Gale's First Donation Drive Successful

    Posted in Events In Our Area, Team Gale on May 05, 2015

    CaptureThis year Team Gale partnered with Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity and the homeowner's association at Plantation Landing for a community yard sale & donation drive.

    Residents were enthusiastic and generous following the April 18th yard sale event, and we were able to collect two truck loads of goods to give to the Cape Fear ReStore before noon!

    Katie Ryan, who coordinated the yard sale for Plantation Landing, spent about six weeks planning the event. When approached by Team Gale about partnering with ReStore, she was "thrilled." Ryan explained, "I had helped my mother with her yard sale as we w...

  • Featured Home in Shallotte

    Posted in Featured Homes series, Team Gale, Wilmington NC Real Estate on May 04, 2015

    357 Sherrow River Drive, Shallotte, NC 28470



    1456 sqft. single story home with 3 Bedrooms/2 Baths. Modular was built in 2006, home is in the private community of Sherrow River Esates.

    Open floor plan for common spaces; living room, kitchen, dining area. Front and side porches for lounging or dining outside, marsh/river views from yard.

    Shallotte is a great area with easy access to major highways. Sherrow River Estates are just a few miles from conveniences like Walmart, CVS, Belk and restaurants like Highway 55, Purple Onion Cafe, and Chili's. 10.5 miles to Holden Beach, 13 miles to Ocean I...

  • Featured Home in Hubert

    Posted in Jacksonville NC Real Estate, Team Gale on Apr 30, 2015

     106 Melissa Lane, Hubert, NC 28539


     This Jacksonville-area foreclosure is really special! The newly renovated 1750 sqft single family home is on a 2/3 acre lot in a charming cul-de-sac. Hubert is a great suburb. Enjoy its quiet neighborly feel without sacrificing the conveniences Jacksonville has to offer!

    3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths. Features a fireplace in living room, great looking laminate wood floors, eat-in kitchen, and 2-car attached garage.  Awesome enclosed sunroom on the rear of this home opens onto a wood deck overlooking fenced yard. Great space for entertaining!

    This home will not sit f...

  • Fannie Mae Offering "Ready Buyer" Educational Incentive

    Posted in News You Can Use, Team Gale on Apr 24, 2015

    Fannie Mae has teamed up with Framework®, a nonprofit created by the Housing Partnership Network and Minnesota Homeownership Center, to offer first time home buyers an educational and financial opportunity.

    The HomePath® Ready Buyer™ program is nine sessions, completed online, that last about 30 minutes a piece. The course costs $75, but the buyer will be reimbursed for this registration fee at closing. Additionally, completing the HomePath® educational program will make the buyer eligible for closing cost assistance on up to 3% of the purchase price.

    Criteria for this incentive is fairly simp...

  • New Homes in Summerlin Trace

    Posted in Leland NC Real Estate, Open House, Team Gale, Wilmington NC Real Estate on Apr 20, 2015

    Now Selling in Summerlin Trace! Team Gale is pleased to represent this new homes community in Leland, NC


    Summerlin Trace is a quiet, tree-lined neighborhood of about 30 home sites. The growing community is tucked away off of Mt. Misery Road, nearby tons of shopping, dining and entertainment conveniences. Leland is a great area, just a short drive over the bridge from historic downtown Wilmington. There are over a dozen floor plans for you to choose from, thoughtfully overseen and fully customizable by Charles David Construction and Capital Growth Properties. The starting cost for a home in Su...

  • NAR & HUD Agree to Amend Credit Criteria

    Posted in News You Can Use, Team Gale on Apr 13, 2015

    The National Association of Realtors was not messing around April 1st when they co-hosted a "Credit Access Symposium" with the Asian Real Estate Association of America and National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals.

    The top priority for all groups present was how to incorporate "non-traditional" data into the credit evaluation process, so more Americans may qualify for home ownership.

    Following the event, NAR commented that the housing and lending industries are challenged by "changing technology, lifestyles, and demographic trends in the U.S., because up-and-coming minority an...

  • Featured Home in Salem Acres

    Posted in Featured Homes series, Team Gale, Wilmington NC Real Estate on Mar 23, 2015

    105 Sage drive, burgaw, nc 28425


    1400 sqft modular home in Salem Acres, built in 2002, has 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths. "L" shaped parcel is almost 2/3 acre.

    Move-in ready! Home has neutral paint, hardwood floors, charming wood cabinets in the kitchen, and semi-open floor plan for common spaces on main floor. Bedrooms are all on upper level.

    This home is ideal for a young family or retirees, someone who will enjoy the country setting and room to roam. Burgaw is a beautiful area, not too far from the conveniences the city of Wilmington offers.

    105 Sage Drive is 18 miles from Wilmington's Historic...

  • Featured Home in Clarendon Park

    Posted in Foreclosures in SE NC, Team Gale, Wilmington NC Real Estate on Mar 20, 2015



     1300 sqft home is in the Clarendon Park area of Wilmington, not far from Historic Downtown. Enjoy a quiet neighborhood just minutes from all the shopping, dining & entertainment opportunities the city has to offer!

    1513 Stanley Street has 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths. Hardwood floors throughout living room, formal dining room and a breakfast area. Ceramic tile in the kitchen. Neutral carpet in bedrooms.

    Small lot but well utilized with fenced back yard and wooden deck off the rear of the home. Great space to grill out with friends and let the dog run aro...