Category Archives: Specializing in Wrightsville Bch NC

Enchanted Airlie Gardens

Some would say that Airlie Gardens is enchanted any day you visit, but during the holiday season, the Gardens are even more magical.  If you haven’t had the opportunity to go, imagine age old oaks with southern moss decked in thousands of lights.  This year, there will be something extra special for the young and young at heart – a running train made of LEGOs.  You’ll need advance tickets for the event running each weekend evening from now until Christmas.  Visit the Airlie Gardens website for all the details.

If you do get the opportunity to go, be sure to share your enchanted experience with us in our comments section!

Wilmington NC Real Estate, Lumina Daze

Lumina Daze will take place at The Blockade Runner Resort on Sunday evening at 5pm.  This evening of fun for all ages will benefit Wrightsville Beach Museum and feature shag and big band music.  Fun and games for the young at heart will include activities such as an old-fashioned cakewalk.  A Silent Auction and Raffle will include a wide assortment of fine art, services, and specialties from local businesses.  Stroll through areas with presentations on themes relating to Wrightsville Beach history.  Watch a movie just like they did at Lumina – on the beach!  Food and drink will be plentiful, sales of which will be provided by the Blockade Runner Resort at Wrightsville Beach.  To learn more about Lumina Daze or Wilmington real estate contact me at 910-431-9395 or visit my website at www.livingbythecoast.com.

Wilmington NC Real Estate, Wilmington MLS Statistics-Monthly Sold Units

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The number of sold homes in the Wilmington MLS is down 7.7% from last month and up 15.5% from May 2009 and 14.8%down from May 2008.  May saw an increase of 58 sold homes over May 2009.  This is the ninth monthly increase in year over year sold homes since September 2005.  Notice that all of the big dips seem occur on or about December.  There is no doubt that the First Time Home Buyers Tax Credit has contributed to this increase in sales units and it will most likely continue until the June 30th deadline.  To learn more about Wilmington MLS statistics or Wilmington NC Real Estate contact me at 910-431-9395 or visit my website at www.livingbythecoast.com.

Wilmington NC Real Estate, Sounds of Summer Concert

Tomorrow at 6:30 bring a picnic and enjoy a music-filled evening in the park at Wrightsville Beach.  Hosted by Wrightsville Beach Parks & Recreation, the band performing will be the Jason Marks Band.  In the event of rain, concerts will be held the following Thursday.  To learn more about the Sounds of Summer Concert or Wilmington real estate contact me at 910-431-9395 or visit my website at www.livingbythecoast.com.

Wilmington NC Real Estate, Airlie Gardens Concert Series

The Airlie Garden’s Concert Series began in May and runs through October.  When it comes to great jazz music plus a fabulous and relaxing atmosphere there’s only one perfect place in Wilmington.  Relax under the broad branches of the Airlie Oak as the area’s premier jazz musicians perform every first Friday from 6 to 8pm.  Every 3rd Friday during the Airlie Gardens Concert Series, make sure you bring your dancing shoes.  Airlie Gardens Concert Series is a great place to kick back and enjoy a picnic, your favorite beverage, a comfy chair or blanket and then relax.  Now you’re set for the perfect evening with family and friends at the Airlie Garden’s Concert Series.  For more information regarding the Airlie Gardens Concert Series or Wilmington real estate contact me at 910-431-9395 or visit my website at www.livingbythecoast.com.

Wilmington NC Real Estate, Irish on the Water Day

Wednesday is St. Patrick’s Day so get ready to feast on an array of Irish goodies, drink traditional beverages, listen to Irish folktales, relax with friends and listen to Irish Music on the Shamrock, Wilmington’sown Irish Boat.  Tickets are $20 and include food & drinks.  Cruises at Noon-1:30, 3:30-5, and a Sunset Cruise from 5:30-7 pm.  The cruises depart from the Blockade Runner Resort at Wrightsville Beach.  To learn more about the cruises or Wilmington real estate contact me at 910-431-9395 or visit my website at www.livingbythecoast.com.  Don’t forget to wear your green!