Reflections, Observations and Perceptions of the Real Estate Market in Southeastern North Carolina!

Real Estate Agent - Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Realty, The Burchfield Group
Real estate perceptions and observations of life along the southeastern coast of North Carolina and the mainland. We cover Southport and Wilmington to Jacksonville and Swansboro and everywhere in between!
The new Surf City Visitors Center on Topsail Island opened yesterday. Located on the ocean front, the structure was moved from its former location in Camp Davis in the early 1950's. A picturesque spot, with the Surf City pier as a backdrop, the site was home to Cindy's Oceanside Restaurant until ...
Considering the fact that Hurricane Hanna was touted as such a big deal a couple of weeks ago, this nor'easter was more damaging (to the beach). As the storm came ashore on astronomically high tides, the intracoastal waterway (normally a quarter mile from our back garden) rose to spill into the s...
  Tasting with Topsail The Greater Topsail Area Chamber of Commerce, and the director of the premiere fall event on Topsail Island, Patrice Beauchaine, will host the Second Annual Tasting with Topsail on September 20, 2008 from 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. at the Assembly Building in Topsail Beach.   Join us...
Pictured above is one of our favorite places to stop at the Famer's Market held in Poplar Grove each Wednesday. Mary Wootten (the owner and chief cake designer) has one of the most original ideas, combining popcorn, peanuts and chocolate candies to make delicious "cakes". Also in the market are ...
Every Wednesday, starting in the Spring and continuing through December, Poplar Grove Plantation is the site of the Farmer's Market. One of the vendors is Colleen Bannerman representing Bannerman Vineyard, the only vineyard located in Pender County. Last Wednesday I had the pleasure of speaking ...
We've been to the office and Kathy put everything back to normal. (Well, what constitutes normal for our group), All the computers are back online, although Kathy's having a small glitch with one of our older desktops. Judy was in the office this morning and Bob was taking over this afternoon for...
All over and done with, for the most part. wind gusts of maybe 65 - 70. No high sustained. The power was on the entire time, we didn't lose cable and Kathy stayed nice and cool 'cause the AC stayed up. YAY! The dogs were a little jumpy most of the night, especially the younger of the two Bichons,...
I wrote yesterday about the vagaries of hurricanes and this one is no different. The course changed throughout the day and now the storm is making landfall south of us. Actually, this is not a good thing, as the northeast quadrant of a tropical storm or hurricane is the most dangerous, as it has ...
Well, apparently landfall by Hanna is going to be right here on Topsail Island in Pender County. We spent the day gathering our signs, moving deck chairs and furniture off balconies and porches and rolling down storm shutters for some of our clients. Many of our homeowners do not live on Topsail ...
"Nights in Rodanthe", filmed in North  Topsail Beach, Wilmington, and the Outer Banks   community of Rodanthe is scheduled to open nationwide in September. An invitation only screening will be held on   September 24th at a movie theatre in Kill Devil Hills and a second screening will be held the ...

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