Southport, NC Real Estate News

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage~ Ginger Harper Real Estate Team)
  Christ Arose! Ready Set Go!  This is what Easter was Like after Church Today.Lots of fun with the GrandChildren.   Coloring Eggs...Hiding Eggs...Finding Eggs and of courseEating Eggs.  It was an Eggcellent Day..For lunch, we had our traditional dinner of Ham, Potato Salad, Deviled eggs, Baked beans, Corn,Rice, Gravy, Butter beans, Candied Sweet potatoes, Sweet Tea, Coconut Cake, Peach Cobbler and Cheese Cake.Then topped it all off with Cadberry Eggs, Chocolate Covered Bunnies, jelly beans, malted eggs, and a variety of Russell Stover chocolate things.   Oh........My.............
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By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage~ Ginger Harper Real Estate Team)
A dear Friend shared this with me.My heart bleeds for these heros and their families. Vietnam Wall First click on a state.  When it opens, scroll down to the city and the names will appear. Then click on their names.  It should show you a picture of the person, or at least their bio and medals. This really is an amazing web site.  Someone spent a lot of time and effort to create it.  I hope that everyone who receives this appreciates what those who served in Vietnam sacrificed for our country. The link below is a virtual wall of all those lost during the Vietnam war with the names, bio's and other information on our lost heroes.  Those who remember that time frame, or perhaps lost friends or family can look them up on this site. Pass the link on to others, as many knew wonderful people ...
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By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage~ Ginger Harper Real Estate Team)
    Our Company, Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage~are holding an " Open House Extravaganza" this weekend and many of us are paticipating.    I held 5 Open Houses with the help of my sellers.  They are excited to do anything that they can do in order to get the exposure for their houses too.  Open Houses are a little more successful than they have been in previous years.  Maybe the weather has something to do with that. Historically, Open Houses have not been that successful but I am seeing more folks coming now that they days are warmer and longer.   Hope your are doing well and that your market had picked up. Ginger of Southport
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By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage~ Ginger Harper Real Estate Team)
 Good afternoon my ActiveRain family, I think that this is such a great website for Realtors and just invited about 300 of my friends to join ActiveRain. YOu have taught me so much and I enjoy reading the ideas of others. Hopefully some of these good folks that I have invited to join will share good and positive thoughts also.   With warm regards,Ginger Harper SeaCoast AdvantageSouthport NC
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By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage~ Ginger Harper Real Estate Team)
 I have been fortunate enough to work face to face with sellers today.  I had listed one of their lots and they were going to take it off the market.  I did some research for them and suggested that they leave that lot on the market...because it can't sell if no one knows it is for sale..They then asked to see if I would list one of their other lots.  They are excited to sell and we priced it at the lowest price in the community.There is stuff happening... Thanks,  Ginger Harper800-346-7671gingerharper@seacoastrealty.com
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By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage~ Ginger Harper Real Estate Team)
 Forget this Winter Stuff...I'm ready for the 4th I am so tired of cold, dreary days.  I need to sunshine to fill me with warmth.Sunny days, I feel bright.  Cloudy days, I feel dull.  I think these is a word for these feeling.Can't think of it right now but I know it will come to me.Yea....the sun is out and it is bright today.  Will feel good today.Ginger of Southport
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By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage~ Ginger Harper Real Estate Team)
I have a very Dear Friend that had a stroke last week. She is still in the hospital and has nofeeling in her right side.  We are continuing to pray for a full recovery for her. You may save a life is you can understand what a stoke victim is like.     STROKE: Remember  the 1st Three Letters.... S. T. R.    STROKE  IDENTIFICATION:  During a BBQ, a woman stumbled and took a little fall - she assured  everyone that she was fine (they offered to call  paramedics). She said she had just tripped over  a brick because of her new shoes. They  got her cleaned up and got her a new plate of  food. While she appeared a bit shaken up, Jane went about enjoying herself the rest of the  evening Jane's husband called later  telling everyone that his wife had been taken to  the hospital - (at 6:00  pm  J...
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By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage~ Ginger Harper Real Estate Team)
(Sure wish I could turn this picture up right...Just can't seem to do it...) Good afternoon,Guess as we grow older, we have more time  to  spend with our grandchildren.   We are finding that to be true in our lives now.  When we were raising our family, we were both working and tied up with the events of our day.Now that we are retirement  age, some  of us have the time to spend that extra special time with the grandchildren. We are Blessed to have these precious time with them... Ginger of Southport
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By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage~ Ginger Harper Real Estate Team)
Happiness Jar2017  Happiness Jar was given to me this past week by our Broker in Charge. She gave us the instructions to write down ONE thing each week that makes you HAPPY.It can relate to business, family, personal reasons or any other thing that Makes YOU Happy. I thought this was such a great idea and I wanted to share it with you. In the Pint jar, there is a note pad with 52 pages on it.  Every week for the next 52 weeks, write down something that makes you happy.  At the end of the year, on New Years Day.....Open your jarand read the notes that you wrote that make your "Happy Thoughts"... Remember them and let them bring back to mind, the many good things that happened to you in 2017.
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By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage~ Ginger Harper Real Estate Team)
Thank YOU to all of my Dear Friends that gave us solace in a time of pain with the disappearance ofMacayla and River. They were found safely in Cincinatti, Ohio at  the home of River's Grandmother and she alerted the Police and the Family. They are on their way back home.  One just does not understand what was going through the minds of these young folks.  I am sure that there is going to be a lot of soul searching, in order to get to the root of the apparent problem.  Keep Macayla and River in your prayers..  With warm regards, Ginger Harper of Southport NC
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By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage~ Ginger Harper Real Estate Team)
Just want the folks in Ft. Lauderdale know that they are in our thoughts and prayers. Tragic things seem to be happening this New Year and I pray for PEACE on EARTH and GOOD WILL Toward all MEN and WOMEN...
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By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage~ Ginger Harper Real Estate Team)
  Macayla may have dyed her hair RED Help us Find Macayla and Rivers. These two children left school this past Tuesday and it is reported that they are heading to the St. Augustine Florida area. She is only 14.  I am dear friends with her Grandmother and Grandfather.  We go to Trinity United Methodist Church in Southport NC.  Tonight we held a prayer vigil and pray for their safe return home. If you should see them on I-95 or other roads heading toward St. Augustine, please alert the police and let's get these children back home safe and sound. Please share with others in the St. Augustine area.  WE are praying that they are safe and will come home soon.. I apologize using this format to seek their return but we re desperate.  God Bless Ginger HarperColdwell Banker Sea Coast AdvantageSo...
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By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage~ Ginger Harper Real Estate Team)
Happy New Year 2017! Wishing each and everyone of you a Happy and Prosperous New Year! With warm regards,  Ginger Harper of Southport
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By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage~ Ginger Harper Real Estate Team)
Good afternoon,Guess as we grow older, we have more time  to  spend with our grandchcildren.   We are finding that to be true in our lives now.  When we were raising our family, we were both working and tied up with the events of our day.Now that we are retirement  age, some  of us have the time to spend that extra special time with the grandchildren. We are Blessed to have these precious time with them... Ginger of Southport
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By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage~ Ginger Harper Real Estate Team)
 Today we performed our Annual Christmas Cantata at Church.   "A Classic Carol Celebration" byTom Fettke & Thomas Grassi.    It was a fun concert to do and I think that most of our congregation enjoyed the music and the orchestra. I try to do most of our Sunday Dinner before I go to Church. Today we had: Nice Roast BeefRice and GravyButterbeansCorn from the gardenSweet potatoes from the gardenSweet TeaGerman Chocolate Cake/Crandberry Cake for dessert Our pastor came over to enjoy our meal with us.  After this wonderful meal, we just sat around the fireplace and talked.  Restful and comfortable. WE had a total of 9 for Dinner. These are the days we enjoy beyond all others,   
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By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage~ Ginger Harper Real Estate Team)
I am stilll trying to be successful with AR and try new things a lot. I see where some of our folks get to have a featured post.  Is that measured from the content of the post, or the number of hits or what? I read them and think that they had written an exceptional post and enjoy them. Any hints or ideas would be greatly appreciated.Just wondering. Ginger
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By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage~ Ginger Harper Real Estate Team)
This is too good not to share.  At this time of year, many of us are running around trying to get the things done that we feel need to be done. Guess what.  Many of those things that we try to get done, really are not that important.  We need to reflect on our lives and the lives of those around us.  Life is short and precious. We need to be greatful for the abundance of grace that has been given to us.Click here: Candy Cane Legend Christmas Card ~ AngelRays Christmas Greetings E Cards Merry Christmas,Ginger Harper
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By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage~ Ginger Harper Real Estate Team)
     Thank the Good Lord for another Good day. Today I showed property to folks that I have sold to 20 years ago.  It is good to still have folks that think you did a good job for them then and I hope that I can still do good for work them now. They are choosing to move back to Oak Island after building their dream home on the banks of a river in  Tennessee. We found them a great home in a retirement community and they are so happy to be back HOME in Southport NC. It will  be good to have them back home.   Ginger of Oak Island
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By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage~ Ginger Harper Real Estate Team)
A great day today. I had a listing appointment yesterday morning and another one yesteday afternoon.  Took one for sure and think that I will get the next one in a day or so..  And guess what!  Got another one this afternoon and another one on Thursday.Seems like our sellers are wanted to do the right thing and price their property as it should be priced.It's a GREAT DAY at COLDWELL BANKER SEA COAST REALTY in SOUTHPORT, North Carolina. With warmest regards, Ginger Harper
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By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage~ Ginger Harper Real Estate Team)
I am finding myself in uncharted waters when it comes to closing a transaction right now.  Banks are giving buyers a harder time it seems.  Are you seeing it?  Hidden fees that you are not familiar with?It seems like everyone is having a harder time so therefore trying to make up deficient with additional fees.  I have just been wondering if it is the lenders, originators, attorneys, inspectors that I am working with or not.Share your thought with me please.Business is picking up right now.Ginger of Southport
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