WILMINGTON, NC – Cape Fear Realtors Association, a non-profit REALTOR® alliance representing the interests of residential real estate brokers throughout the Cape Fear area, recently presented the 2017 Paul Sullins Community Service Award to Tim Milam, president of Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage. The Paul Sullins Community Service Award is presented annually to a REALTOR® who has gone above and beyond to serve the community. The Award was created in 2009 in honor of Paul Sullins, a REALTOR® who worked in the downtown office of Network Real Estate and who died in 2006 at the age of 45.
The award was presented to Milam on Monday, December 4 by Sherri Pickard, past president of Cape Fear Realtors and Managing Broker of the Autumn Hall office of Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage.
Milam’s community activities include serving as the 2014 and 2015 Board Chairman of the United Way of Wilmington, and the 2015 Board Chairman of the Muscular Dystrophy Association of Wilmington District. Under Milam’s leadership, Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage has been a long-time supporter of the Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity and has built six Habitat homes. Milam has also served on Habitat’s Advisory Council. Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage has been a major sponsor of numerous non-profits and foundations in the Greater Wilmington community, include the Friends of the Battleship North Carolina Generations Campaign, Cape Fear Community College Foundation, New Hanover Regional Medical Center Foundation, The Carousel Center, Willie Stargell Foundation, Brigade Boys & Girls Club, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and Operation Home Front. Milam is a member of the Wilmington Cape Fear Home Builders Association and Business Alliance for a Sound Economy (BASE).
Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage is the largest and best-selling real estate company in New Hanover, Brunswick, Pender and Onslow counties, with $1.4 billion in closed sales volume and 6,364 closed sales transactions in 2016. Sea Coast Advantage was founded in Wilmington, NC in 1988 and joined Coldwell Banker in 1993. Sea Coast Advantage is staffed by more than 475 real estate agents in 13 offices in Wilmington (Autumn Hall and Midtown), Leland, Jacksonville, Carolina Beach, Topsail Island, Hampstead, Southport, Sneads Ferry, South Brunswick, Oak Island, Holden Beach and Calabash.
Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage also has an ownership interest in 18 Coldwell Banker Advantage offices in Raleigh, Fayetteville and Southern Pines and six Coldwell Banker Chicora Advantage offices in Myrtle Beach, SC. Together, these 36 offices and 1,045 agents closed $3 billion in sales and 14,450 in transactions in 2016.