Indoor Activities for Family Fun

Although we typically have beautiful weather in southeastern North Carolina, the occasional cold and rainy days do occur; and when they do, it is wonderful to have indoor activities for the family to enjoy. Fortunately, Wilmington is brimming with possibilities for family fun, below are just a few of our favorite things to do around …

New Floor Plan: Introducing The Emerson

Boasting 2,758 heated square feet, four bedrooms and three and a half baths, The Emerson is the perfect home for any family. With its inviting front porch and multiple exterior options, this home is sure to wow family, friends, and neighbors alike. As you walk through the front door, your eyes are drawn to the dining room …

New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home

The New Year is right around the corner, brimming with possibilities. Resolutions and promises to yourself are abundant. This time is going to be different, and nothing is going to stop you from accomplishing your goals. Maybe you vowed to quit smoking, lose that pesky extra weight, travel more, or spend more time with friends …

Where A Few Holiday Traditions Originated

“Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of your childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!” – Charles Dickens Just thinking about holiday traditions and family gatherings brings a smile to most people’s faces …

Home Values On the Rise

Homeownership is still a crucial part of the “American dream” and is a key pathway to building generational wealth. For those that own a home, it’s clear that there are considerable benefits both emotionally and financially. Not only does buying a home help with long-term stability but it is one of the best ways to …

Things to Do on Thanksgiving (Besides Just Feasting!)

Thanksgiving Day is full of routines that mostly revolve around food and watching football. We anticipate the heaping plates full of sides, gravy-soaked turkey, and our favorite deserts and pies, but there are plenty of fun activities to do on Thanksgiving that don’t put all the pressure of the day’s success on the dining table. …

Ways to Make Your Home Cozier for Fall

Cooler temperatures and shorter days, sure signs that Autumn has arrived. And as our leisure time activities move indoors, it’s time to think about cozying up our living spaces making them more welcoming for the cooler winter weather ahead. Fall decorating often centers on the front of our homes, from doorsteps full of pumpkins and …

North Carolina Road Trips

For some of us there is nothing better than hitting the open road, windows down, wind blowing in our hair, our favorite music blasting, feeling carefree and ready to experience all that the journey has in store. For others the destination is all part of the fun, planned stops along the way at favorite eateries …

Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

The appeal of homeownership is powerful. Buying your first home can be as nerve-racking and overwhelming as it is wonderful and exciting. Your focus might be to create an investment to sell when you retire, or you could be building generational wealth. Whatever the reason you have for purchasing a home, the process involves numerous …

Maximizing Multifunctional Spaces

The past couple of years have really highlighted the importance of our living spaces and have compelled many people to find creative ways to maximize the functionality of their homes. Today, home is not just where we gather with family or rest our heads after a long day. Our homes have suddenly become our workplace, school, …