House Flipping Tips and Tricks

You’ve heard the success story: a worn-down eyesore, an optimistic buyer, and a quick transformation followed by an even faster sale. Flipping houses can be a lucrative occupation, but it certainly isn’t an easy feat. If you’re interested in trying your hand in the market, you’ll want to keep a few insider tips in mind. Don’t Read More


Ocean Views in Playa Tamarindo, Swiss Modern Masterpiece and Rancho La Zaca in Los Olivos

Our partnership with Luxury Portfolio allows, Intracoastal Realty’s listings are often featured on LuxuryPortfolio.com. We often spotlight outstanding listings around the world and become enamored with the many features, outdoor spaces, and interior design and decor of these lavish properties. This month the properties listed showcase stunning architecture and exceptional interior and exterior design in Read More


May 2018 Area Events

Plan for FUN at the coast this May!  Check out Intracoastal’s event calendar spotlight for the best in spring festivals, performances, and outdoor activities. Plan now for warmer weather with lots to see and do in the Coastal Carolinas. 4/29 – 5/1, 5-6: Wilmington Jewish Film Festival 5/5: Humor Me / The Driver is Red Read More


Strawberry Delight

Courtesy of Garden & Gun May’s recipe is from a new quarterly read, Garden & Gun magazine. The perfect alternative to ice cream without the trouble of churning. Published in the Junior League of Charleston cookbook and adapted by the Lee Brothers this lazy women’s delight serves approximately eight joyfully. INGREDIENTS 1 lb. fresh strawberries, Read More


Drawing the Lines: How Redistricting in New Hanover Schools Could Affect Your Move

The boxes are packed, the moving truck is gassed up and ready to go – but what happens once you arrive in your new town? There’s always a lengthy list of to-dos when you move, both before and after you make the trip, but the last thing you want to have to account for is Read More


NBA Star’s California Estate, Modern Villa in Turks and Caicos, Plus a Living Sculpture in Ghent, New York

As our partnership with Luxury Portfolio allows, Intracoastal Realty’s listings are often featured on LuxuryPortfolio.com. We often spotlight outstanding listings around the world and become enamored with the many features, outdoor spaces, and interior design and decor of these lavish properties. This month the properties listed showcase stunning architecture and exceptional interior and exterior design Read More


April 2018 Events

3/30 – 31:  Southport Spring Festival – Franklin Square Park 3/30:  Holden Beach Easter Egg Hunt – Bridgeview Park 3/30:  Easter Egg Hunt – Children’s Museum of Wilmington 3/30-31:   Alligator Egg Hunt – NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher 3/31 – 4/1:  Made in NC 2018 – Brooklyn Arts Center 3/31:   2nd Annual Doggie Eggstravaganza Oak Island Easter Egg Hunt – Read More


Avocado Pasta with Asparagus & Peas

Courtesy of Wellplated.com | Serves: Approximately 3-4 servings INGREDIENTS 8 ounces whole wheat pasta (I used orecchiette) 1 lb. asparagus, tough ends trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces 1 medium ripe avocado, halved and peeled with the pit removed 1 clove garlic, peeled 1/4 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt 1/4 cup fresh parsley leaves, plus additional for Read More


What to Expect from Your First Home Inspection

You’re putting a house on the market for the first time, and your to-do list is probably about a mile long. One of the most important items – and a step that needs to happen sooner rather than later – is scheduling a professional inspection of your home. Just like during the process of purchasing Read More