5 Ways to Prepare for Hurricane Season

Whether you’re a newcomer to coastal North Carolina or a long-time local, preparing for the region’s annual hurricane season is an imperative part of living here comfortably. As a general rule, the Atlantic hurricane season begins in early June and carries through November, but the majority of our state’s storms tend to hit shores in Read More


August Events 2018

1-Aug Birds of Prey Wed 6 PM · Halyburton Park · Wilmington, NC Trivia with Andre Wed 7 PM · Joe’s Oasis · Wilmington, NC One Team Mini Scavenger Hunt Adventure: Wilmington Wed 7 AM · Recommended Parking to Begin Adventure · Wilmington, NC Wine Down Wednesday Blind Wine Tasting! Wed 4 PM · Swingbridge Cork & Brew · Surf City, NC 2-Aug THE CALYPSO KID, STEEL DRUMS Thu 6 PM · The Read More


Spicy Watermelon Salad

3/4 cup red wine vinegar  1 white onion, sliced into thin rings  2 qts. (2 lbs.) cubed watermelon  1/4 cup lime juice  1 jalapeño chile, halved, seeded, and sliced  1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil leaves  1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint leaves  8 ounces feta or cotija cheese, broken into chunks  1/2 teaspoon kosher salt  1 Read More


Luxury Property Spotlight: Cerritos, Costa Rica, and Charlotte

SECLUDED, ONE OF A KIND HILLTOP RESIDENCE | PESCADERO/CERRITOS, MEXICO Secluded, one of a kind hilltop residence overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Perched on a clifftop with absolute privacy, you’ll enjoy 360degree views of ocean blue waters, as well as the Sierra de la Laguna, mounts to the east. Four spacious and private bedrooms, each uniquely designed with Read More


Intracoastal Realty’s Keith Beatty Team Earns National Ranking in U.S. REAL Trends ‘The Thousand’ List

Congratulations to the Keith Beatty Team for once again earning a spot on the list of “The Thousand Top Real Estate Teams” in the United States. It’s the fourth consecutive year Keith and his team have made the list, as determined by REAL Trends and advertised in The Wall Street Journal. Keith attributes his success to diversity — Read More


Summer Home Care Tips

With warmer temperatures, longer days, and some extra helping hands available once school lets out, summer puts itself forward as the prime season for home improvement projects! But where to begin? After you take stock of all that you want to accomplish before fall rolls into southeastern North Carolina, it’s important to prioritize and be Read More


5 Home Improvement Projects for Summer

With temperatures rising and the kids out of school for the season, summer is a great time to reconnect with each other as well as the outdoors! Here in coastal North Carolina, there are tons of opportunities to enjoy the longer days and summer sunshine, all with a refreshing breeze to keep things cool and Read More


Grilled Peaches and Vanilla Ice Cream

Image source: ©Gaby Dalkin from her website http://whatsgabycooking.com This months recipe comes from a California cooking blog called What’s Gabby Cooking? With Summer already here, its time to light up the charcoal and grill some ripened peaches or nectarines. The intense flavor is packed in when heated and there’s even a magical caramelization that happens when placed on the grill. Enjoy! Read More