5 Healthy Home Habits to Start in the New Year

With New Year’s Eve just around the corner, you may be wondering how you can change up your life for the better in 2018. Here at Intracoastal Realty, we’ve been pondering similar things;some people make goals to exercise more or lose weight, while still others want a more balanced budget. We decided to share a Read More

How to Make the Most of the Off-Season

For any local in a beach town, the slightest reprieve afforded by cooler weather can be refreshing, even if it does mark a lull in tourist season. And though North Carolina’s coast never truly suffers from persistent chills, January is a slower time of year for visitors. So while traffic doesn’t lengthen your commute quite Read More

December 2017 Area Events

  11/20-12/31: Cape Fear Festival of Trees – North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher 12/1: Island of Lights Christmas Parade – Lake Park Blvd, Carolina Beach 12/1-22: Enchanted Airlie – Airlie Gardens 12/1-3: The Holiday Flea at BAC – Brooklyn Arts Center 12/1-16: Star of Wonder, Star of Night – Poplar Grove Plantation 12/1-17: Every Read More

Local Tuscan Style Estate, Contemporary Houston Home, and an Amazing Renaissance Villa in Verona Italy

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 spectacular details and decor in exceptional locations! We Read More

Chocolate Peppermint Ganache Cookies

Make your next holiday event even sweeter by adding this amazing Chocolate Peppermint Ganache Cookie to your baking list! Recipe Courtesy of www.twopeasandtheirpod.com Ingredients for the Cookies: 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chunks or chips 3/4 cup Dutch processed cocoa 1 cup unsalted butter, Read More

Spreading the Feeling of Thanksgiving Along the Coast

Traditionally, the Thanksgiving holiday introduces a time of reflection and gratitude, as well as charitable goodwill. Here on the North Carolina coast, there are tons of ways for community members to express their thanks and to spread holiday cheer. If you’re already a resident, or think you might want to be, here are some fun Read More

Honoring Intracoastal Realty Veterans

To those in uniform currently serving, and to those who have served in the past, we honor you today and every day.  Thank you for your service to our country so that we can enjoy our freedoms. Intracoastal Realty is a special “family” with people of many backgrounds and interests.  As we honor all Veterans Read More

November 2017 Area Events

10/27-11/5: Cape Fear Fair & Expo – Wilmington International Airport 11/1: Hotel California – A Salute to the Eagles – CFCC / The Wilson Center 11/3-5: Coastal Carolina Clay Guild Annual Holiday Show & Sale – Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center 11/3-5: NC Surf to Sound Challenge – Blockade Runner 11/3-5: Fall Festival and Read More

Roasted Butternut Squash & Bacon Soup

Recipe Courtesy of Chungah Rhee, damndelicious.net MVP of the gourd world, the butternut squash might be fall’s most versatile (and beloved!) vegetable. This creamy comforting soup will be the perfect starter to your Thanksgiving feast and a great nutritious low-calorie option. Ingredients: 1 butternut squash (about 3 pounds), peeled, seeded and cut in 1-inch chunks Read More