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The Benefits of Home Ownership

Why rent when you can buy a home to call your own?
Posted by Honor Rudd on January 16, 2018 in No Category
Home ownership is considered by many to be a significant facet of The American Dream, and yet so many Americans write that rent check month after month. So, what is so great about owning your own home, how does it benefit you, and why is it a choice you should make sooner than later? Our agents weighed in with some thoughts on the issue.  “Buying a home is SO much better than renting on many levels. From a financial standpoint, it’s the biggest source of savings for most people. Over time, as you ... read more
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I.T. Help Desk & Web Stats for 2017

We had a great year!
Posted by Honor Rudd on January 11, 2018 in No Category
2017 was a fantastic year for our one-of-a-kind I.T. Help Desk and our world-class website!  Our I.T. Professionals' average response time (that is how long it takes an actual human to respond to a help ticket) dropped from a 2016 average of 8 minutes and 8 seconds, to 5 minutes and 24 seconds! It is important to note that some issues require working in concert with other entities (Zillow, or DotLoop, for example) to trouble shoot and solve problems. These help tickets can take longer to close, but approxima... read more
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It’s National Houseplant Day!

Thank you, humble houseplant, for helping us breathe easy!
Posted by Honor Rudd on January 10, 2018 in No Category
Even the subtlest verdant touch can make a room come alive. It is a common practice in home staging to include a little something green here and there, and many of us deck out our offices with houseplants to balance those fluorescent lights with something fresh and vibrant. We learned in grade school that plants turn the carbon dioxide that we exhale into the oxygen our bodies need, but did you know that both houseplants, and the microorganisms that live in their soil, help to remove much more than carbon dioxide f... read more
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Tips from the Pros on Working with REALTORS®

Posted by Honor Rudd on January 03, 2018 in No Category
Whether you’re buying or selling a home, working with a REALTOR® is the best way to make sure things go smoothly. Today, Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage agents weigh in with some advice on working with REALTORS®.  Tom Gale reminds us that buyers should “choose ONE agent you like that seems knowledgeable and friendly and stick with them.  Many buyers don't want to tie themselves down to one agent, but keep in mind that REALTORS don't make a dime until you find and close on you... read more
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CONGRATULATIONS Top Agents and Teams - November 2017

Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage is pleased to announce our top performing agents & teams for November.
Posted by Honor Rudd on December 19, 2017 in No Category
Wilmington Office Top Listing Agent: Debi Byrd Top Selling Agent:  Mike Coble Top Small Listing & Selling Team:  Jessica Edwards – The Carolinas Finest Top Large Listing Team:  Chris Luther – Team Wilmington Top Large Selling Team:  Team Gale Carolina Beach Office Top Listing & Selling Agent:  Chris Santucci Top Small Listing & Selling Team:  Cori McQueen Team Brunswick Offices Top Listing Agent:  Ginger ... read more
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