Currently there are roughly 2,500 homes on the market in the tri-county area. These are the ones that we think are the best deals.
BEST NEW DEAL ON THE MARKET
10209 Wild Turkey Lane , Leland, NC 28451
Waterberry Plantation is one of the hidden gems in the area. It is a gated community with amenities like a pool and tennis courts off highway 133 in Leland and yet many people have never heard of it. Homes rarely go on the market here. The last one that sold went for $150 a square foot. This one, that was listed on Monday, has an asking price of $119.18. The home measures 4,363 square feet with four bedrooms and four and a half baths with a large bonus room. Updates include a new roof, recently refinished hardwood floors, new carpeting in the master suite and two HVAC units that were installed in 2018 and 2019. The home has a ton of natural light which shines through the two story foyer and two story great room. Other perks include a kitchen with granite countertops and custom made backsplash. a gas fireplace, built in bookshelves and cabinets, crown moldings, ceramic tile in all baths and laundry, large rear covered porch, two decks, and a three car garage with an oversize parking pad. Asking price $519,900
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This home is listed by Beverly Femia, BlueCoast Realty Corporation
BEST DEAL IN COUNTRY CLUB PINES
2116 Mimosa Place , Wilmington, NC 28403
This home caught our attention when the owners reduced their asking price by $40,000. This Mediterranean Style home offers five bedrooms and five baths and measures more than 5,600 square feet. This home features a grand ballroom with a Romeo/Juliet balcony, 28′ ceiling, Carrara marble flooring, a fireplace, piano, and plenty of room for dancing. Other perks include hardwood floors in the formal areas, theatre and game room. The large kitchen has a coffee bar, island, and desk area plus a spiral staircase that leads to an additional family room. The master suite measures 900 square feet, and includes its own fire place. Above the master bedroom is a loft that makes a great office or reading room. The third floor features an additional bedroom and walk-in closet or attic. Situated on almost 3/4 acre, the original home was built in 1925, with additions being made through out the years. Most recent renovations include new stucco siding, some windows have been replaced, painting, circular drive, new roof and HVACs in 2019. Other features include a fully equipped fitness room, an attached three car climate controlled garage. Asking price is $108 per square foot for a total of $610,000.
This home is listed by Mary Price, Living Seaside Realty Group
BEST DEAL ON A TOWNHOME IN LELAND
4632 Sugar Bay Court 109, Leland, NC 28451
This is a new construction. This picture is what the builders call the ”Hobcaw” plan. It offers three bedrooms, two and a half baths and measures just under 1,800 square feet. Features include exterior stone highlights, a single car garage, covered front porch, covered back porch, and an open floor plan on the main level. The second floor master suite includes a large walk-in closet and an upgraded master bath with a dual vanity, shower and separate soaking tub. The spacious second and third bedrooms are also on the second level along with another full bath and a full-size laundry room. Asking price $229,810
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This home is listed by Brian Lewis, Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage
BEST DEAL WITH A POOL
194 Country Club Drive , Shallotte, NC 28470
Right now there is approximately 110 single family homes listed with a pool. The one we thing is the best deal is this Southern Estate style home in Shallotte. It is listed at $180.85 per square. There are homes on the market, with pools, that are lower in price-per square foot, but we have chosen this one because it appears to be move-in ready without need of updates. It is located on almost an acre lot in the Brierwood Estates neighborhood. It offers four bedrooms, three and a half baths and measures just over 3,300 square feet. Features include a wraparound porch, vaulted ceilings, formal dining room with French doors, first floor master suite with walk-in-closet, wood burning fireplace, and an update chef’s kitchen with custom cabinets. There is also a large bonus room over garage, a workshop and meticulously landscaped grounds. As for the pool, it is a salt water pool, surrounded by a privacy fence with fountain and a patio area. Asking price $597,000
This home is listed by Michele Klock & Ansley Rogers PROACTIVE Real Estate
BEST DEAL IN CALABASH
623 Boundaryline Drive NW , Calabash, NC 28467
You’d never guess from this photo, but this is a massive home. It measures more than 4.500 square feet. It is situated on a double lot and includes four bedrooms, two living rooms, eat in-kitchen, dining room, massive bonus room, Carolina room, and 3 full bathrooms. Perfect for a big family and those that like to entertain! Outside you’ll find a front covered porch and a fire pit. 2 car-garage and a workshop-shed. Other features include wood planking and ceramic floors in all living areas. All this and you are only tens minutes to the town Calabash and the historic town of Little River. Asking price $389,900
This home is listed by Eleni Gabriel. Alpha Realty Group, LLC
BEST DEAL IN SHENANDOAH WOODS
1231 Sherman Oaks Drive , Wilmington, NC 28411
This home is listed at just $107.24 per square foot. This four bedroom three and half bath colonial style home includes an attached apartment. Combined there are more than 4,900 square feet of living space. The main home includes four bedrooms and three and half baths, with a two bedroom, two bath downstairs apartment. The upstairs living area includes a large foyer and living room with a grand staircase, vaulted ceilings, and a balcony. The master suite has two walk-in closets and a double vanity in the master bathroom. Each unit has its own driveway with plenty of space to accommodate a number of cars or boats. The large backyard includes a wired workshop, and, in the adjoining lot which is also for sale, an above-ground pool. The heating and cooling systems in the home are powered by an energy efficient geothermal system. Asking price $530,000
This home is listed by Clayton Hamerski, Keller Williams Realty
BEST DEAL IN DEER CROSSING
6409 Fawn Settle Drive , Wilmington, NC 28409
It feels a little awkward to call this “The Best Deal” in the neighborhood, because there are only two homes currently on the market in Deer Crossing. Still, it makes the list because it has an asking price of $101.97 a square foot. In the last year the average sale in this area has gone for more than $130 per square. Measuring 3,000 square feet, the home has four bedrooms plus a bonus room that could be a fifth bedroom, along with three and a half baths. It sits on a large corner lot with a fenced yard. The first floor has an open plan with large living area that flows into the kitchen. There is also a separate dining room and sun-room on this floor. The listing agent writes that some of the interior rooms may need a new coat of paint. Asking price $305,900
This home is listed by Tricia Keane, Nest Realty
This report is presented by the team at Just For Buyers Realty. As the name implies, Just For Buyers Realty serves only buyers. In a state where buyers purchase real estate at their own risk, the company’s mission is to serve as Superheroes for Buyers. Since we don’t represent sellers or homes, we are in a unique and unbiased position to report on the current state of the tri-county area’s housing market. This list is somewhat objective, taking into account variables like price per square foot. But, it is also subjective, factoring in our team of experts’ judgment calls on which properties they believe represent the best bang for the buck. While not everyone may agree with our choices, to be sure, you can be certain our opinions are independent since we do not represent these properties or have a vested interest in their sale. Contact Just For Buyers Realty by calling 910-202-4813 or e-mailing info@JustForBuyersRealty.com, or visit www.JustForBuyersRealty.com.