Kimberly Sands Hired As Managing Broker - Carolina Beach Office

Kimberly Sands Hired As Managing Broker - Carolina Beach Office
Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage, the largest and best-selling real estate company in New Hanover, Brunswick, Pender and Onslow counties, recently hired Kimberly Sands as the new Broker-in-Charge of its Carolina Beach office. Sands joins Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage from its sister company, Coldwell Banker Advantage in Apex, NC. Here she was both a managing broker and a top producing agent, with more than $20 million in sales in 2015. During her tenure, she recruited top agents to the Apex office, and helped it earn one of the highest sales rankings among all of the Coldwell Banker Advantage offices for 2015. Prior to her work with Coldwell Banker Advantage, Sands owned and operated a Realty World brokerage firm for six years in Apex.

As Broker-in-Charge, Sands is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Carolina Beach office, as well as agent recruiting, training and support. The Carolina Beach office is located at 1001 N Lake Park Blvd and serves Carolina Beach, Kure Beach and southern New Hanover County. Sands replaces Tammy Ebersole, who managed the Carolina Beach office for many years and recently decided to return to real estate sales. Ebersole continues to work as an agent out of the Carolina Beach office. “Tammy did an exemplary job building our Carolina Beach office to what it is today,” said Tim Milam, president of Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage. “With Kimberly’s experience in both sales and management, we are now ideally positioned to take our leadership status even a step further as we continue to recruit new talent and grow our business. We are proud to welcome such an outstanding new talent on our management team.”

A native of Yonkers, NY, Sands has lived in North Carolina for 25 years. She is a graduate of the Laboratory Institute of Merchandising in Manhattan with a degree in Fashion Merchandising. Sand has more than 16 years experience in the real estate industry and has earned the following designations: Short Sale and Foreclosure Specialist; Cartus Network Affinity Specialist (relocation specialist); USAA Preferred Agent and Home Retention Consultant.

Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage is the largest and best-selling real estate company in New Hanover, Brunswick, Pender and Onslow counties, with more than $1.2 billion in closed sales volume and over 5,800 closed sales transactions in 2015. Sea Coast Advantage was founded in Wilmington, NC in 1988 and joined Coldwell Banker in 1993. Sea Coast Advantage is staffed by more than 450 real estate agents in 11 offices in Wilmington, Leland, Jacksonville, Carolina Beach, Topsail Island, Hampstead, Southport, Sneads Ferry, South Brunswick, Oak Island and Holden Beach.

Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage also has an ownership interest in 18 Coldwell Banker Advantage offices in Raleigh, Fayetteville and Southern Pines with an additional 375 agents serving those markets. With the addition of these offices, closed sales volume for Sea Coast Advantage in 2015 totaled $2.5 billion with more than 12,000 closed sales transactions. 

In 2015, Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage was the #1 Coldwell Banker company in NC and #4 Coldwell Banker company in the nation. For additional information, visit (

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