In the Spring of 1955, George Sloane Jr. came to Ocean Isle Beach, NC, and moved with his family into, what was then, the McLamb House. At the time – post Hurricane Hazel — the home had shifted off its foundation but had survived. From 1955 to 1964, when the island still had only clay … Continue reading Sloane Family History
If you get the feeling that towns and neighborhoods around you are growing by leaps and bounds, it’s not your imagination. According to U.S. Census Bureau population estimates released last week, the metropolitan statistical area (MSA) that includes Brunswick County was the second fastest-growing metro area in the nation from 2015 to 2016. This area … Continue reading Brunswick County Among Fastest Growing Areas in the US
Many people are misinformed about the real estate market during the holidays. The holidays can be a splendid time to sell your home or get a great price and a quick sale on buying a new home in Ocean Isle Beach. The question gets asked every year about this time — Is it worth it … Continue reading Why the Holidays Are a Great Time to Buy a Home in Ocean Isle Beach
Holiday Shopping negatively impacting your ability to buy a new home? Yes, this is true. We have the information you need to play it safe while shopping.
When it comes to the real estate market, fall is the second peak season for selling a home. This time of year can be a far more attractive time to put your home on the market if you’re ready to sell. There are some important things you should know about selling at this time of … Continue reading 3 Hottest Tips to Sell Your Home in the Fall
Oak Island in North Carolina is truly a beautiful natural setting, yet close enough to life’s amenities. Come learn about the Top 10 Reasons to move here.
Homeowners often wait until the high temperatures of summer break and cooler weather arrives to begin any outdoor work around their home. Conveniently, home improvement companies mark down many products at this time of year to prepare for the new season. This allows homeowners to take advantage of some great deals as autumn begins. Popular … Continue reading How to Bring Autumn Into Your Home
If you’ve decided you want to sell your home and move onto something or somewhere else you will need to prepare your home for sale. It would be best to do these before listing your home so that when that first person that is home shopping walks through your front door, you and your home … Continue reading Preparing Your Home For Sale
Getting to Yes People have been negotiating with one another since time began. Ordinarily we think in terms of buying and selling when we think of negotiating so that is what we will focus on here and not the other kinds of negotiating, like with our teenage children or spouses. There are so many things … Continue reading Negotiating Home Prices
If you’re getting ready to start looking for a new home (or your first home) there are some basic things you’ll want to look for. At Sloane Realty we offer a large assortment of homes and more are coming onto the market every day at this time of the year. Never settle for less than … Continue reading 6 Things to Look For in a New Home