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

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