Interesting HOA Rules

Did you know that Homeowners Associations first emerged in the United States in the mid 1800’s? In North Carolina there are over 17,935 homeowner associations. Collectively, this represents over 2,025,000 households or 53% of the owner occupied households in the state. It also represents tens of thousands of volunteers that serve on association boards and Read More


October and Halloween Fun!

October ‘scares up’ nearly two dozen Halloween-theme events in Wilmington & North Carolina’s Cape Fear Coast (Carolina Beach,Kure Beach, Wrightsville Beach). Visitors can experience this spooky time of year ‘Cape Fear-style’ with ghoulish festivals, ghostly tours, murder-mystery cruises, costume parties, scary stories, and organized trick-or-treat events. Following is a sampling of mysterious, haunted and historic Read More


Rain, rain! What does your Insurance Cover?

The Wilmington NC area had nearly 10 inches of rain on Monday!!  That’s one of the wettest days we’ve had, second only to Hurricane Floyd, when it rained 13.38 inches in 1999.  Brunswick County declared a State of Emergency, schools worked off a delay Tuesday morning, motorists had trouble commuting- it was a mess! But please know this is Read More


Fall 2010 is Upon Us!

Today marks the beginning of fall. While the summer traffic has slowed down the area is still abuzz with activity. Fall is a beautiful time of year along the Cape Fear coast. The temperatures are mild, the beaches and roads are less crowded and outside activities are abundant. Whether you are a spectator or participant, Read More


Luxetrends: Luxury Portfolio Fine Property Collection

This month’s edition of Luxetrends is packed with beautiful lighting fixtures- A Vision for Interior Lighting!! Are you signed up to get the monthly enewsletter from Luxury Portfolio Fine Home Collection? If not, sign up here to recieve articles on real estate trends, home furnishings, design concepts, luxury destinations and more! Leading Real Estate Companies of the World is Read More


“Scoop Off” to Raise Money for the American Heart Association

Come out to Rita’s Italian Ice next Wednesday and let Jim Wallace scoop your Italian ice and frozen custard! Intracoastal Realty’s very own Jim Wallace will be competing with Coldwell Banker’s Tim Milam to see who can raise the most funds for the American Heart Association by scooping Italian Ice. Rita’s will donate 25% of the proceeds from the Scoop Off to Read More


Pleasure Island Events

Fireworks are every Thursday night with live entertainment; tonight features the Radio Flyer Band (beach).  Entertainment starts at 6:30pm.  Fireworks start at 9:00pm. Next week fireworks will be held on Thursday and Friday night due to the holiday weekend and end of season.  Friday night will be a double fireworks show. Thursday, Sept 2nd entertainment Read More