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Market Report - Wilmington North Carolina

Jul 18, 2017
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custom home builders

Still the fastest growing area in coastal North Carolina, we weren’t surprised to see construction cranes dotting the skyline along the Cape Fear River during the recent Wilmington Parade of Homes. Large development projects open, underway or announced since 2014 include...

Harbor Club on Lake Oconee Record Sales Continue into 2017

Jul 7, 2017
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Harbor Club on Lake Oconee

Harbor Club on Lake Oconee continues to experience significant growth as home buyers navigate their way to the lakefront golf community in Central Georgia. In 2017, the club reports $17.6 million in sales compared to $12.1 for the same period in 2016, a 46% year-to-date increase. The lakefront community caught the eye of Southern Living Inspired Communities who added Harbor Club to its collection of fine...

Market Report - Palm Coast Florida

Jun 12, 2017
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Palm Coast beach communities

This spring, we had the pleasure of touring a number of communities during the 2017 Flagler Parade of Homes. We were curious to see what’s new in Palm Coast. The area experienced impressive growth! Comparing 2015 to 2016, there were 45% more new businesses which the region needed which includes restaurants, shopping, health care, and home improvement retailers. The 2017 Parade of Homes showcased ...

8th Annual Charitable Golf Classic at The Reserve at Lake Keowee

Oct 14, 2016
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Reserve at Lake Keowee Charitable Foundation

Coming in ten days to one of the best places to live in South Carolina, is the 8th Annual Charitable Golf Classic at The Reserve. The Reserve is a beautiful Lake Keowee golf community, with premier lakefront, golf course and mountain view homes for sale near Clemson SC. The tournament will take place on October 24th, with sponsorships still available to be part of something special. All registered players are eligible...

Smart Lakefront Retirement Communities in Tennessee

Oct 13, 2016
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Rarity Bay homes on Tellico Lake

Recently we wrote a story about comparing taxes in Florida verses Tennessee. More than the tax cost savings, we know there’s something magical about Tennessee attracting retirees to lakefront retirement communities. Is it the incredible friendliness of the people, the variety of topography or the abundance of tasty southern-comfort foods? Maybe all three...

Market Report - Beaufort South Carolina

Sep 29, 2016
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Closed sales are not the bright spot they once were, but prices indicate that sales declines are not due to a lack of demand in the coastal retirement communities. The need for more Beaufort SC waterfront homes for sale and starter homes continues. Driving around Beaufort and the Sea Islands, one can observe local contractors hearing the call to build cottage homes...

Hampton Lake Unveils New Lakefront Model Homes

Aug 4, 2016
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Hilton Head Custom Homes Summerland Model

Last month, we had the privilege of attending Hampton Lake’s new Concept Home Collection during a late afternoon block party which attracted hundreds of guests which included buyers, brokers, and dignitaries. Attendees had a chance to tour six new model homes built by the finest Bluffton home builders which included Arthur Rutenberg Homes, Coastal Signature Homes, Hilton Head Custom Homes, Jacoby & Sons...

Lake Living on Keowee at The Reserve

Jul 6, 2016
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The Reserve at Lake Keowee

Retirement can be the best time of our life. With more free time and less stress in our lives, this equals pure bliss. For many, lake living surrounded by breathtaking mountains makes for the perfect combination for retirement living. There are only a handful of places that have both. Lake Keowee is one of the first places that comes to mind. Surrounded by...

What is in Bloom for the 2016 Real Estate Market

Feb 2, 2016
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Housing projections

The overall tone for housing in 2016 is positive, according to a recently released Clear Capital Home Data Index™ (HDI™), with projected home price appreciation in the range of 1 percent to 3 percent by January 2017. Although this range historically has represented a stable housing market, it’s significantly...

Living Like a Local in Wilmington

Nov 24, 2015
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ICW and Wrightsville Beach

Our curiosity ran deep wondering what is it that’s drawing folks to the 300 year old city by the sea, the city of Wilmington North Carolina. Out of 43 cities on our website, it is the #1 most requested city for retirement. The mild weather and barrier islands are the obvious attractions for Wilmington NC retirement but folks may be surprised to discover that Wilmington hasn’t...

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