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Wilmington North Carolina Luxury Real Estate Market Report

Hi Everyone! I've just added a new feature to my website - an updated market report for real estate properties valued at one million dollars or greater in the Wilmington, North Carolina area. This page is updated on a daily basis with the most current data available in our area, going back 6 months: Wilmington North Carolina Luxury Real Estate Market Report http://www.desiree whalen.com/wilming ton-nc-luxury-real -estate-market-rep ort/ If you have any questions or need someone to help you with the purchase or sale of your home here in coastal southeast NC, give me a call. My team is always available to assist! -Desiree  (Nov 10, 2016 | post #1)

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Southport NC Homes for Sale - Neighborhoods and Subdivisions

by Desiree Whalen. Hi everyone! Are you looking for a home in the Southport area here on the NC coast? In addition to the ability to search all available MLS real estate listings on our site, we also feature a list of specific neighborhoods and subdivisions for Southport so you can jump right in and find out more about each community and figure out which one best fits your needs! Each page includes a little bit about the neighborhood's location, nearby landmarks, any amenities that may be available, and of course, the most up-to-date property listings on the web (updated daily). You can see the full list of all Southport area communities we added to the site so far on our "Neighborhood s & Subdivisions" page here (http://www.desire ewhalen.com/neighb orhoods/), or for your convenience we've included some of them below in the blog post - check 'em out! Arbor Creek: http://www.desiree whalen.com/arbor-c reek-homes-for-sal e/ Smithville Woods: http://www.desiree whalen.com/smithvi lle-woods-southpor t-nc/ Southport Way: http://www.desiree whalen.com/southpo rt-way-homes-for-s ale/ St. James Plantation: http://www.desiree whalen.com/st-jame s-plantation-south port-nc/ Walden Creek Estates: http://www.desiree whalen.com/walden- creek-estates-sout hport-nc/ Interested in finding out more about any of these neighborhoods? Give me a call! Already own a home in Southport and thinking about selling? Contact The Whalen Team today about listing your property - we're here to help! -Desiree  (May 9, 2016 | post #1)

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Currently Available in Kings Ransom - Updated Daily!

Hi everyone! Looking for a list of the latest new construction homes available in the Kings Ransom neighborhood in Hampstead? Check out this page on my site (http://www.desire ewhalen.com/kings- ransom-hampstead-n c/) for the most up to date listings available! We've had a lot of web traffic from people looking for more information on this subdivision since adding it to the site, so give it a look and let us know if there is anything else you'd like to see us post there. In the meantime...have any questions about Kings Ransom or the surrounding area? Give me a call - I'm here to help! -Desiree  (Feb 11, 2016 | post #1)

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Current Property Listings in Brunswick Forest - Updated D...

Hi everyone! Looking for a list of the latest homes for sale available in Brunswick Forest? Check out this page on my site (http://www.desire ewhalen.com/brunsw ick-forest-homes-f or-sale/) for the most up to date listings available! We've been seeing a lot of interest in this community as of late, with Leland (and the whole Wilmington are) growing as it has been the last several years. If you have any questions at all about Brunswick Forest or the surrounding area, don't hesitate to give me a call - I'm here to help! -Desiree  (Feb 11, 2016 | post #1)

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Five More Great Neighborhoods to Check Out in Leland, NC

by Desiree Whalen. Good morning everyone, Hope you're staying warm out there! Our local temperatures have finally dropped to a range that is more normal for this time of year (we had high 70's all the way through the holiday season), and it's been quite a shock. I'm back today to tell you about five more neighborhoods that were just uploaded to the website, all with new listings for sale, and all (you guessed it!) are in beautiful Leland NC. (http://www.desire ewhalen.com/leland -real-estate/) Follow the links below to find out more about each community - including maps, photos, and the most current property listings available. Eastbrook (homes near Lincoln Elementary School) http://www.desiree whalen.com/eastbro ok-leland-nc/ Lake Forest Village (homes near Northwest District Park) http://www.desiree whalen.com/lake-fo rest-village-lelan d-nc/ Southbend (off Lanvale Rd NE) http://www.desiree whalen.com/southbe nd-leland-nc/ SeaBrooke (homes on Buckeye Rd NE) http://www.desiree whalen.com/seabroo ke-leland-nc/ Lanvale Oaks (homes off Lanvale Rd NE) http://www.desiree whalen.com/lanvale -oaks-leland-nc/ Want to find out more about any of the properties listed for sale in these communities? Give me a call! Already own a home in Leland and thinking about selling? Contact me today about listing your property - I'm here to help! - Desiree  (Jan 5, 2016 | post #1)

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Loving It in Leland NC!

by Desiree Whalen. Hi everyone, Hope you all had a great end of the year holiday season! I'm back to kick off the new year with a new batch of neighborhood showcase pages just uploaded to the site. Today, our focus is on homes for sale in Leland NC - located in Brunswick County just over the bridge from downtown Wilmington. If you've had your eye on properties in that area, today is a good day to take a look at these new additions to the site. Check out the list of links below to find out a little more about each community, including maps, photos, and of course the most current property listings available. Brookhaven (homes with water access and community pool) http://www.desiree whalen.com/brookha ven-leland-nc/ Carol Lynn Estates (south side of Leland off US-17) http://www.desiree whalen.com/carol-l ynn-estates-leland -nc/ Sturgeon Landing at Creekview Estates (homes near North Brunswick High School!) http://www.desiree whalen.com/sturgeo n-landing-at-creek view-estates-lelan d-nc/ Summerlin Trace (homes near Lincoln Elementary School!) http://www.desiree whalen.com/summerl in-trace-leland-nc / WestPort (homes for sale in Winnabow - just south of Leland!) http://www.desiree whalen.com/westpor t-winnabow-nc/ Interested in finding out more about any of the properties listed in those neighborhoods? Give me a call! Already own a home in the Leland area and thinking about selling? Contact me today about listing your home - I'm here to help! -Desiree  (Jan 4, 2016 | post #1)

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Huzzah! Its the Monday Morning Neighborhood Update!

by Desiree Whalen. Happy Monday everyone! Hope you had a great weekend and are looking forward to another week of house hunting here in the Wilmington area. This past Friday night the annual Christmas Party was held for our local Keller Williams office at The Pub at Sweet and Savory (http://www.sweetn savorypub.com). It was a great night to see everyone and hang out with my colleagues - food, cocktails, and live music - thanks for a fun-filled evening! Today's update is to let you know about 4 more Wilmington area neighborhoods we just uploaded to the website. Click on the links below to find out more about each, including maps, photos, and school information: •Pointe Santa Maria (Porters Neck area homes) http://www.desiree whalen.com/pointe- santa-maria-wilmin gton-nc/ •Sapphire Ridge (Myrtle Grove area homes) http://www.desiree whalen.com/sapphir e-ridge-wilmington -nc/ •Shinn Creek Estates (water access neighborhood on the east side of Wilmington) http://www.desiree whalen.com/shinn-c reek-estates-wilmi ngton-nc/ •Mandeline Place (Wilmington townhomes near Monkey Junction) http://www.desiree whalen.com/mandeli ne-place-wilmingto n-nc/ Interested in seeing any of the homes available in any of today's featured neighborhoods? Give me a call! Already own a home here in the Wilmington area and thinking about selling? I have multiple buyers signing up on my website each and every day! Contact me today about listing your home and let's get them looking at your property - I'm here to help! -Desiree  (Dec 7, 2015 | post #1)

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Four New Neighborhoods Just Added - No. 3 WILL BLOW YOU A...

by Desiree Whalen. Hi everyone! Hope you all enjoyed your Thanksgiving and are ready for the run-up to all the remaining Holidays! Things are going very well here in the Wilmington real estate market, and we've had lots of buyers contacting us about many of the properties just listed in the area. Today's update is to tell you about 4 new neighborhoods we’ve just added to the site, each with properties just recently listed, one neighborhood even surrounding its own private lake! Click on the links below to find out more about each, including maps, photos, and school information: Landis Farms (east side of Wilmington, just off Eastwood Rd) http://www.desiree whalen.com/landis- farms-wilmington-n c/ Melton Oaks (new construction Masonboro area homes!) http://www.desiree whalen.com/melton- oaks-wilmington-nc / Lake Renaissance (Masonboro area neighborhood with its own private lake!) http://www.desiree whalen.com/lake-re naissance-wilmingt on-nc/ Nantucket Pointe (Masonboro area homes close to Parsley Elementary School!) http://www.desiree whalen.com/nantuck et-pointe-wilmingt on-nc/ Interested in finding out more about these neighborhoods or any of the properties listed? Give me a call! Already own a home in the area and thinking about selling? Use my free, online Home Valuation Tool (http://www.desire ewhalen.com/cma/pr operty-valuation/) to find out how much your home is worth, then contact me about getting your home sold fast - I'm here to help! -Desiree  (Dec 3, 2015 | post #1)

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211 Summer Rest Rd Wilmington, NC 28405

URL Update: 211 Summer Rest Rd Wilmington, NC 28405 http://www.desiree whalen.com/propert y/515e305cb7bd6742 b9d8fcd1/  (Nov 17, 2015 | post #2)

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Oak Island NC Neighborhoods and Subdivisions

By Desiree Whalen. Hope you're all enjoying the Fall weather and the run up to the Thanksgiving Holiday. Today I'm back to feature homes located in Oak Island NC which is south of Wilmington, over in Brunswick County - a great place to visit and an even greater place to own a beach property! One of my family’s favorite places to take a quick day trip to the beach during the summer months, Oak Island is known for some great seafood restaurants, gentle ocean breezes, and a little less traffic than some of our other area beaches - great place to retire or consider for a second home. Below is a list of some of the Oak Island neighborhoods we've featured on the site so far, each with links to find out more information including current homes for sale, maps, photos, and school information. Check 'em out! Kings Lynn http://www.desiree whalen.com/kings-l ynn-oak-island-nc/ Long Beach http://www.desiree whalen.com/long-be ach-oak-island-nc/ Pinners Point http://www.desiree whalen.com/pinners -point-oak-island- nc/ Tranquil Harbor http://www.desiree whalen.com/tranqui l-harbor-oak-islan d-nc/ Yaupon Beach http://www.desiree whalen.com/yaupon- beach-oak-island-n c/ Dutchman Creek (condominiums) http://www.desiree whalen.com/dutchma n-creek-oak-island -nc/ Interested in finding out more about any of the homes listed for sale in those neighborhoods? Give me a call! Already own a home on Oak Island and thinking about selling? Contact me today about listing your property and let's get it sold fast - I'm here to help! -Desiree  (Nov 17, 2015 | post #1)

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It's the Semi-Regular Wednesday Neighborhood Update!

by Desiree Whalen. Hi everyone, Hope everybody is drying out after the historic rain we've had over the last week or so! Even though we are back to sunny skies here in Wilmington - our thoughts are with those who may have suffered flood damage in the outlying communities. Which brings us to the reason for today's update: we've just uploaded 5 new neighborhood pages to the site, highlighting communities in our area for you to explore in your home search. All of them can be found in the "Neighborhood s" section of our site (along with all of the other neighborhoods we've already featured), and each has information including maps, photos, school information, and the most up-to-date property listings available. Give them a look! Grenezay (Porters Neck area homes in Wilmington): http://www.desiree whalen.com/greneza y-wilmington-nc/ Greenville Manor (homes on Wilmington’s east side, off Greenville Loop Rd): http://www.desiree whalen.com/greenvi lle-manor-wilmingt on-nc/ Grantwood (homes near Dixon Elementary in Sneads Ferry): http://www.desiree whalen.com/grantwo od-sneads-ferry-nc / Hanby Beach (north end Kure Beach homes): http://www.desiree whalen.com/hanby-b each-kure-beach-nc / Fort Fisher Estates (homes on the south end of Kure Beach): http://www.desiree whalen.com/fort-fi sher-estates-kure- beach-nc/ Remember, if we haven't yet featured the neighborhood you're looking for on our site, we still have you covered! Just visit our "Advanced Search" page and select the neighborhood you want from the "Subdivisions " menu (*only neighborhoods with currently active listings will display). Have questions about any of the properties listed in these communities? Give me a call! Already own a home in one of these neighborhoods and thinking about selling? Contact me today about listing your property - I'm here to help! -Desiree  (Oct 7, 2015 | post #1)

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Carolina Beach NC Neighborhoods and Subdivisions

by Desiree Whalen. Hi everyone, Hope you're having a great first day of Fall! Just a quick update to let you know about 3 more neighborhoods I've just added to the site - all located in warm, sunny Carolina Beach! If you've been looking for a property in the area, now is a great time to see what's available and what has just come on the market. Follow the links below to find out more about each neighborhood, including maps, photos, and the most up to date property listings anywhere. Palm Breeze: http://www.desiree whalen.com/palm-br eeze-homes-for-sal e/ Olde Mariners Village: http://www.desiree whalen.com/olde-ma riners-village-hom es-for-sale/ Ocean Ridge: http://www.desiree whalen.com/ocean-r idge-homes-for-sal e/ Of course, if you'd like to take a look at more Carolina Beach subdivisions or condominium communities I've already featured on the site, you can find them all by clicking here: http://www.desiree whalen.com/carolin a-beach-real-estat e/ Interested in seeing any of the properties listed in those neighborhoods? Give me a call! Already own a home or condo in Carolina Beach and thinking about selling? Contact me today about listing your property - I'm here to help! -Desiree  (Sep 23, 2015 | post #1)

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Yay! Its Wrightsville Beach Condos Thursday!

by Desiree Whalen. Desiree Whalen, RealtorHi everyone! As you can guess by the title, today's update involves nothing but condos in lovely Wrightsville Beach. If you've ever thought about buying property in this beautiful North Carolina beach town, then I've got 5 great communities for you to check out! Follow the links below to find out more about each - including photos, maps, amenity and school information, and of course the most up-to-date-propert y listings available. Hanover Arms (fractional ownership condos on the south end!): http://www.desiree whalen.com/hanover -arms-condos-for-s ale/ Sea Oats (fractional ownership condos on the north end!): http://www.desiree whalen.com/sea-oat s-condos-for-sale/ Sand Ridge (oceanfront condos near The Oceanic!): http://www.desiree whalen.com/sand-ri dge-condos-for-sal e/ Reflections (condos just 2 blocks south of the pier!): http://www.desiree whalen.com/reflect ions-condos-for-sa le/ Club Colony (oceanfront townhomes just north of the Johnny Mercers Pier): http://www.desiree whalen.com/club-co lony-townhomes-for -sale/ Have any questions about any of the units available or have questions about any of these great communities? Give me a call! Already own a condo or townhome here in Wrightsville Beach and thinking about selling? Contact me today about listing your property - I'm here to help! -Desiree  (Aug 13, 2015 | post #1)

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5 Wilmington Area Condo and Townhome Communities to Check...

by Desiree Whalen. Hi everyone, Hope you're all having a great week! We've been busy adding more neighborhood pages to the site - this week focusing on condos and townhomes in our local beach communities. Several of the ones we’ve just added are waterfront communities featuring boat slips and gorgeous water views, so be sure to click through and check 'em out! Here they are: Turtlewatch (near Johnnie Mercers Pier in Wrightsville Beach): http://www.desiree whalen.com/turtlew atch-condos-for-sa le/ North End (waterfront condos on the canal in Carolina Beach!): http://www.desiree whalen.com/north-e nd-condos-for-sale / Windward (townhomes on The Loop in Wrightsville Beach): http://www.desiree whalen.com/windwar d-townhomes-for-sa le/ Windswept (waterfront townhomes on Motts Channel in Wrightsville Beach): http://www.desiree whalen.com/windswe pt-townhomes-for-s ale/ The Moorings (waterfront condos on Motts Channel in Wrightsville Beach): http://www.desiree whalen.com/the-moo rings-condos-for-s ale/ While you're at it, check out this great condo I have listed in the Ocean Dunes community of Kure Beach: 1100 South Fort Fisher Boulevard Unit 2202B http://www.desiree whalen.com/propert y/537eafecef65401c 24988038/ And this one I just listed in the Breezewood community of Wilmington: 4168 Breezewood Drive Unit 204 http://www.desiree whalen.com/propert y/55a9c539ef654058 d6bd3813/ Interested in seeing any of the properties listed in any of those communities? Give me a call! Already own a townhome or condominium here in the Wilmington area and thinking about selling? Contact me today about listing your property - I'm here to help! -Desiree  (Aug 11, 2015 | post #1)

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5 Neighborhoods in Wilmington to Check Out

by Desiree Whalen. Hi everyone! I'm back with another neighborhood update blog post for the site. It's been a while since I've posted one of these - we've been adding neighborhoods all along, just haven't written about it in a while. Today I have links to the 5 neighborhoods most recently added to the website. Each of these features the most up to date property listings, as well as location information for each community. Follow these links to learn more! Marywood (homes on Wilmington’s east side): http://www.desiree whalen.com/marywoo d-homes-for-sale/ The Yachtsman (Carolina Beach condos on the north end of the canal): http://www.desiree whalen.com/the-yac htsman-condos-for- sale/ Bellingham Park (southwest Wilmington condos near Halyburton Park): http://www.desiree whalen.com/belling ham-park-condos-fo r-sale/ Osprey Point (east Wilmington homes along Bradley Creek): http://www.desiree whalen.com/osprey- point-homes-for-sa le/ Appleton (homes on the south end of Kure Beach): http://www.desiree whalen.com/appleto n-kure-beach-nc/ Like any of the homes listed in any of these neighborhoods? Give me a call to go check them out! Already own a home here on the southeast NC coast and thinking about selling? Contact me today about listing your property - I'm here to help! -Desiree  (Aug 3, 2015 | post #1)