Jessica Edwards is known for her innovative use of technology and video in real estate and cutting edge marketing tactics. As the breakout star of Coldwell Banker’s YouTube Channel, On Location, she has received local and national recognition for her efforts and success. As a full time Realtor with Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage in Wilmington, North Carolina, Edwards’ outside the box approach and well-respected expertise has allowed her to build a top grossing team within her marketplace.
Originally from West Virginia, Edwards graduated magna cum laude from The University of North Carolina Wilmington in 2004. She then immediately pursued and launched her real estate career. Edwards is incredibly passionate about helping clients find the home of their dreams and adopting the tools of our trade necessary for sellers today.
Her can-do attitude and ability to embrace technology to connect with clients and collaborate with other real estate professionals around the globe is a huge asset to both buyers and sellers. As a luxury certified Previews Property Specialist Edwards also has an additional level of understanding of what it takes to market, sell, negotiate, and purchase high-end properties.
While loving her local role in Wilmington, she is also honored to serve as the Coldwell Banker Real Estate Consumer Specialist. Each month she is interviewed by reporters (CNBC, USA Today, Fox Business, Wall Street Journal, etc.) to discuss real estate trends and provide timely advice and guidance.
Edwards is activity involved in the local community and believes in giving back through various non-profit efforts on an ongoing basis. She currently serves as a Foundation Board Member and sat previously on the Alumni Board for The University of North Carolina Wilmington.
Edwards is a wife and mother and enjoys spending time with friends & family, entertaining, attending social events, being active & playing tennis, enjoying the water & outdoors.
Member, National Association of Realtors
Member, North Carolina Association of Realtors
Member, Wilmington Regional Association of Realtors
BA in Community Health Education,
Magna cum Laude
The University of North Carolina Wilmington
Cerfitfied E-Marketing Specialist
Resale and New Construction
Luxury Homes, Single Family, Condos, Land
Beach and Vacation Property
Licensed act as Buyers or Sellers agent
MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR PRODUCER
Top Sales Associate
Best of the Best 2007, 2008
Jessica and Carolyn were awesome to work with! Their knowledge of the local market allowed them to find us a new home that was perfect for our family. They also worked very hard to set up showings to sell our home, which resulted in an offer (full asking price) just two days after we listed our home. Beyond all of that, they were on top of every detail, and helped get contractors to the house for repairs/estimates in a very short period of time. They were very responsive to emails/phone calls and made us feel like we were a top priority. We would highly recommend Jessica Edwards and Associates to anyone who is interested in buying or selling a home in Wilmington!
Tori Harless and her team at Jessica Edwards & Associates were so great to work with! They helped us each step of the way to find our perfect place in Carolina Beach! Professional, friendly, & very knowledgeable!
We contacted the Jessica Edwards agency about a house we saw and met our agent Tori Harless. Tori was professional, helpful and quick to respond to our endless questions. She helped us target in on the area we were interested in, we found the neighborhood we wanted and purchased a home. She assisted us with setting up inspections and contractors plus all the negotiations with the sellers, all was appreciated because we live six hours away.
The agency's team also worked with us to arrange financing with Alpha Mortgage; Heath Altman handled the paperwork and it was a smooth process.
We have bought many houses and this was one of the smoothest transitions. We are thankful for the Jessica Edwards team.
We can't recommend Jessica and her team high enough! They helped us sell our home quickly and easily - we were under contract in less than 48 hours after listing our home which was incredible! They are great to work with - always quick to respond to any questions we had, professional, and efficient. Work with Jessica and her team - you won't regret it!
My husband and I were fairly negative about the real estate business because of past experiences. However we knew we needed help selling our home. Our son recommended Jessica Edwards and the Carolinas Finest team. Jessica is not only professional but an agent with integrity. She communicates with you every step of the way and continually has your back from day one until after closing. She sold our house in 14 days and that says it all. I Highly recommend her to anyone considering buying or selling.
They provided a supportive, helpful, enjoyable, and seamless process from start to finish! They answered any and all questions I had quickly. I would highly recommend Jessica Riffle Edwards to anyone searching for a home!
We worked with Jessica's buyers agent, Carolyn Byrnes, and had a great experience. She respected what we were looking for and worked hard to show us every house we asked to see. She never tried to apply any high pressure tactics to pick a home before we were completely comfortable. When we ended up going with new construction, she was an invaluable resource as a go-between between us and the builder as issues came up. We would definitely use her services again!
Jessica was enthusiastic, professional and excellent in marketing. She kept us well informed with immediate feedback and was always quick to respond to any questions. I highly recommend her. Jessica and her team were delightful.
Jessica advised me to put my house on the market at the right time and for the right price! The buyer put an offer on my home within 24 hours of it going in the MLS and offered more than I asked! The whole process took less than a month and it was incredibly smooth!! It was my first time selling a house and I can't believe how easy it was. Jessica Edwards is a wonderful person, very respectable and responsive!
Jessica, Carolyn, and the entire team were extremely helpful throughout the entire home buying process. They provided excellent guidance with regard to all aspects of the purchase - from obtaining financing and getting pre-approved for a loan, to contract negotiations, understanding the condition of the home, and the closing/settlement process.
Jessica is amazing. We have sold two houses with her. One sold in one week and the other in 3 weeks. With this purchase, Jessica helped us get significantly lower than the asking price
Carolyn worked with us to find the perfect house. We were outside the state and dealing with us and our needs was not always easy but she did a great job. Once we found the house, she and the staff at Coldwell worked to make certain everything went smoothly.
From the time Jessica and her team put the sign in our yard to closing on both the old house and the new house Carolyn found us was less than 7 weeks. (YEY for a ton of showings and going under contract super fast!) In that time, it was absolute craziness and I can 100% say this team made it as easy as possible on us. Jessica has built the most helpful team and has a person designated to each step of the process who will keep you informed and on top of things. They are simply the best!
A friend of ours recommended Jessica Edwards and her team and we decided to use their services. Carolyn Byrnes is a great person to work with, a real professional who knows the local market. She took the time to understand what exactly we were looking for and only a few showings were needed for us to find our dream house. Carolyn was very responsive and diligent – made the process as painless as possible. The customer service was excellent and we highly recommend the whole team to anyone!
Being new to the area, one of the best decisions we have made is working with Jessica Edwards & Associates. Carolyn Byrnes was amazing from start to finish and she has a great understanding of the local housing market. The entire team really understands the importance of customer service, communication and professionalism which makes the home buying process pain free. The team kept us informed every step of the process and their network of referrals and resources have all been invaluable. We highly recommend Carolyn and the Jessica Edwards team!
Carolyn and the rest of the Jessica Edwards team were fantastic to work with during our home search. We are new to the area, but Carolyn provided great insight on different neighborhoods and made the whole home buying process stress free. Highly recommend for anyone buying or selling a home.
We purchased a 2nd home that is 700 miles from our current location. Her extensive know;edge of the local areas and state requirements was very beneficial. She worked with a team of others at her office and it seemed like we always had access to someone.
Jessica and Carolyn know the local market very well and urged us to price our home competitively to sell quickly. We had 10 showings in 3 days and an accepted offer on day 3. They know what they are doing to market and sell your home.
From the start "The Carolina's Finest" were amazing, specifically Carolyn Byrnes. Carolyn went above and beyond during and after the transaction, was very resourceful, and helped make a stressful process so much easier. Jessica Edwards and her team are very professional, informative, thorough, and hard working. I highly recommend Carolyn and the entire Jessica Edwards team!
Jessica and her team were great. Very knowledgeable and professional. Made the selling/buying process as painless as possible. Showed us homes whenever we asked, and helped us make a great decision.
Smooth and quick,
always on top of things and keeping you informed, updated me on whatever was going on. Questions answered, either then or as soon as she found out. I used them instead of the selling sign, had used once before and just liked the way they worked with me. And would us them again if needed.
Jessica and her team were extremely resourceful in helping us get our house ready to sell. She helped us negotiate a great deal. And she and her team helped make the closing as smooth of a process as it could be.
Our agent, Carolyn Byrnes was great, she always went above and beyond to assist us, even with our agent in PA. We would recommend her to anyone searching for a house in the Wilmington area.
My wife and I were extremely pleased with Jessica Edwards team, specifically Caroline Blanton and Lee Lee King. Caroline worked with us for three months in our search for a home in Wilmington, NC. She is well informed regarding the local market and we are very happy we called her. Lee Lee tied up all the loose ends and made sure closing was a very pleasing experience. I would recommend them to everyone!
We cannot say enough great things about Jessica Edwards and Carolyn Byrnes. They both assisted us with finding and negotiating the purchase of our new home, and navigated us through the process expertly. They were responsive, proactive, and provided recommendations throughout the process that helped ensure our satisfaction and comfort. We will continue to recommend Jessica and Carolyn to all of our friends and family without hesitation, and could not imagine using anyone else for buying or selling in the Wilmington/Wrightsville Beach area.
Great communication and always accessible. The whole team was great and very professional. The process was efficient from start to finish. Extremely happy we chose Jessica and The Carolinas Finest.
I am a realtor in Florida and SC. I found Jessica and her team to be both skillful and knowledgeable in all areas pertaining to real estate. My goal was to sell my home quickly and at a price that was market realistic. This was done..albeit 'very long distance'..and my goal was achieved.
Would highly recommend her services in the Carolina Beach/Wrightsvill Beach areas of NC
I worked with Caroline Blanton an associate on Jessica's team. From the perspective of an out of state buyer, she made the entire process plesant. She was exceptionally courteous and professional throughout. I will surely refer my friends who are looking for second homes in North Carolina to work with her.
Jessica and her team were extremely helpful and knowledgeable. We were buying a lot to build on and were still living in DC. Her understanding of the local market and was very useful, as we were unfamiliar with it. We also required a bit of handholding through the due diligence and closing process, but they coordinated everything with the title agency, surveyor, and attorney's office to make the transaction smooth and painless. I wouldn't hesitate to call on Jessica again in the future.
Facilitated not only a seamless house search but also went above and beyond in helping us with vendors associated with our larger move to Wilmington (electrician, roofer, plumber, landscaping, home entertainment, decorator). A delight to work with throughout the process
Carolyn Byrnes was a delight to work with. She listened to our needs and was always available. She made the relocation process so easy and we found the perfect home! She knew the area well and worked with the seller to insure the transaction was a win - win for all of us. She was proactive in the negotiations and kept us informed throughout the process.
We had a great experience working with Jessica Edwards and her team. We decided to sell a very unique home in the historic district of downtown Wilmington and we quickly found that comps were difficult to come by. We priced the home at a point we thought was fair and within three weeks we had an offer. To complicate things, we were selling the home remotely and all interaction with Jessica and her team had to be done over email and phone. They managed this process gracefully while keeping us very informed of every step along the way and within 6 weeks the property was listed and closed. Anyone looking to sell property in the Wilmington area would be well served if they worked with the Jessica Edwards team.
Jessica and her team are excellent Realtors! We could not be happier in her honest approach and knowledge of not only the area but what it takes to sell your house. She was very attentive to everything going on with the house and never did I have to call her for an update. She would call me before I could call her if there were any issues. We sold our house very quickly in this market and in a tough area where homes have been for sale for many months. We would recommend her and her team our family, friends and anyone interested in buying or selling a house in the Wilmington area.
I cannot say enough nice things about Jessica and her team. They are by far the most knowledgeable realtors in town and are a dream to work with. I HIGHLY recommend her to anyone interested in selling or buying a house!!!
Jessica was absolutely amazing to work with! Jessica helped us sell our rental property in one week, and our primary house in 3 months. Carolyn, who is also on Jessica's team helped us find our dream house as well! Jessica and her team were always available when we called with questions, gave expert advice, Jessica even helped me move furniture around for our house pics, and gave great staging advice to sell. Jessica and her team definitely made the house selling and buying experience much easier than we imagined. Her professionalism, confidence, negotiating skills, and AWESOME social media & marketing skills make her by far the BEST realtor in Wilmington! Kudos to Jessica and the entire Carolina's Finest team! Sincerely, The Heidenreichs
Mrs. Edwards, and her team with Sea Coast Realty worked diligently and professionally throughout my home purchase. Despite lender complications and the fact that I was out of town for a majority of the process, Mrs. Edwards and her team maintained communication between all inspectors, contractors, seller, and lender to assure that my home was ready upon my return.
My husband and I had a great experience working with Jessica Edwards when we were looking for our dream home on a budget! Jessica was very patient, knew all of the local neighborhoods and kept us up to date on new listings daily which met our criteria. She is very knowledgable and led us through the entire purchasing and contract steps effortlessly in terms that we fully understood. I have recommended Jessica to several of my friends and will continue to do so. She made the biggest investment of our lives and the home of our dreams come true!
Jessica helped my wife and I buy our first home in Wilmington NC. Our experience with her was fantastic. She did an incredible job assisting us. She always answered our calls, was honest, timely, professional and was an incredible source of local market knowledge. I would highly recommend her to anyone looking to purchase a home in SE North Carolina
house had been on the market with another agent, she took the listing,did a video which was well done and within the next 3 months and several offers close to list price .Closing was simple and not complicated. have recommended her to several people.
Jessica visited the 40-year-old residential property we wanted to sell. She made several astute recommendations to update the kitchen and baths that provided a great look at a reasonable price. After the renovations were completed, she came back to inspect and felt the property was ready for market. Within 24 hours, photos were taken and our house was listed on 5-6 real estate websites. The next week we received an offer and, shortly thereafter, closed on the sale.
I would recommend Jessica to anyone - she really knows her business, is creative and understands how to get the desired results. A "sold" sign in the front yard!!
I have listed 2 properties and purchased 1 over the past several years using Jessica and her team as my Realtors. They are the most knowledgable and loyal agents I have worked with and are always ahead of the curve with marketing and social media expertise as well as negotiation skills and neighborhood or market knowledge. I purchased a foreclosure in one of Wilmingtons most sought after neighborhoods and without Jessica and team I would not have been able to negotiate and navigate my way through the process and would not have gotten such a great deal. Call her...you will be glad you did!