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 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

October Events 2018

OCT1 Nine & Wine Ladies Fun League Mon 4 PM · Sandpiper Bay Golf and Country Club · Sunset Beach, NC Eric Bachmann (Archers Of Loaf/Crooked Fingers) w/ Dylan Martin Mon 7 PM · Reggies 42nd Street Tavern · Wilmington, NC 7th Annual Brunswick County Golf Tournament & Games Day Mon 11 AM · Magnolia Greens Golf Course · Leland, NC Read More

Seasonal Tips for Home Staging in the Fall

In southeastern North Carolina, summer warmth and sunshine lingers well into September, giving us more opportunities to take advantage of our close proximity to the sand and surf. But after Labor Day, homes and businesses still tend to begin making the transition to autumnal décor, and pumpkin spice flavor starts cropping up in every tasty Read More

Easy Corn Chowder

Ingredients 6 slices bacon, cut into small strips 1 large onion, chopped 1 lb. russet potatoes, cut into small cubes 4 c. low-sodium chicken stock 2 tbsp. all-purpose flour 1/2 c. milk 3 c. corn 1/2 c. heavy cream 1 c. white Cheddar kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 1 tbsp. Chopped chives, for garnish Read More

Luxury Portfolio Spotlight: LA, Puerto Vallarta and Victoria

THE ENNIS HOUSE IN LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA The ENNIS HOUSE, designed by legendary architect Frank Lloyd Wright. One of the most iconic and important residential properties in America. Occupying a majestic Los Feliz hilltop with staggering views from downtown Los Angeles to the Pacific Ocean, this remarkable property has undergone years of thoughtful restoration at Read More

5 Myths About Owning a Home

The white picket fence, a spacious backyard, a place to call your own: for many, owning a home is the goal, one of the mile markers of success. But with it comes a significant amount of responsibility, which can also turn others off from the idea of committing to a place of residence for longer Read More