November Events 2018

NOV1 Christmas in the Country – Hamburg Thu 10 AM · Premier Promotions of WNY Inc. · Wilmington, NC Tower of Terror Halloween Thu 8 PM · The Swamp Park · Ocean Isle Beach, NC Live at the Park Thu 6:30 PM · Leland Municipal Park · Leland, NC Sip + Paint | Monogram Pumpkin Thu 6:30 PM · Wine & Read More


Intracoastal’s Teacher’s Fund: $285,000 in grants…and counting!

Diane Fowler, a well-loved teacher at Codington Elementary, could see that her school’s 100 second graders greeted each day with a wide disparity in their readiness to learn. Some were only at a Kindergarten level, while others performed at grade levels much higher. Getting all students ready to learn together required activities that would stimulate Read More


Buying a Home in the Off-season

Summer has long held the reputation for being more popular in terms of buying and selling a home, most often because it’s a more convenient time of year for families to take the time to pack up and move someplace new. But if you have the means to control when you set out on your Read More


Intracoastal Realty Addressing Need for Affordable Housing

As the losses from Hurricane Florence continue to grow, the need for affordable housing grows even more. Prior to the storm, local government, non-profit and economic development interests all agreed the need for affordable and workforce housing far exceeded supply.  But now, post Hurricane Florence, what was once urgent is nearing a crisis. Intracoastal agent Read More


Intracoastal Realty: GPTW Creates the Benchmark for Exceptional Service

A February Fortune magazine article offered this: The idea that “when companies take care of employees, employees take care of the business” isn’t new and may seem obvious to some. But as the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For show, it can play a critical role in performance. Don’t underestimate the power of culture. But, can Read More


Pumpkin-inspired Recipes to Share this Fall

Every year, when the seasons transition from summer to fall, pumpkin flavors infiltrate all of our favorite foods and drinks: seemingly overnight! Rather than grab a pumpkin spice latte and call it a day, we decided to try and find some of the best pumpkin-inspired recipes that actually use the fruit we normally keep around Read More


Collecting Supplies for Hurricane Florence Victims

Supplies are being collected and will be distributed to those still in need – primarily those in outlying communities and counties, many of whom are still experiencing severe flooding events. Our agents and staff will make deliveries to areas that are hardest hit. We continue to think about – and work to support – our Read More


Hurricane Florence Recovery Tips and Helpful Info

Helpful Tips File with FEMA and get your FEMA number ASAP! You will need it for everything. Call 1-800-621-3362 or go to http://www.disasterassistance.gov/ to begin applying. File a claim with BOTH your homeowner’s and flood insurance. Even though it’s a flood, homeowners will cover some wind damage and most of them will give you money for “loss Read More


Where the Heart Is: How to Cope with the Emotional Aspects of Selling Your Home

Crown molding, those pencil marks in the doorframe of your kitchen denoting a child’s growing height, the nick in the wall from when you tried to rearrange your piano’s placement in the den: a home comprises all of these memories and more when you’ve owned it for a few years. It isn’t always easy to Read More


Honey Pumpkin Spice Latte

Ingredients 1/3 cup pumpkin puree 1/3 cup + 1 Tbsp Raw & Unfiltered Honey 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 1 Tablespoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon pure almond extract 1 1/4 cup cold brew coffee 3/4 cup almond or coconut milk 1 cup nondairy whipped cream 1 Tbsp coconut sugar (optional) Directions In a saucepan, heat pumpkin Read More