Sunset Beach, NC Real Estate News

By Karen Baker, Professional Help with Rapid Responses...
(Sunset Beach and Beyond Realty)
    Going Green ~> Solar Trash Compactors at Sunset BeachSunset Beach is Going Green with their Solar Trash Compactors located in the Gazebo parking lot at the beach.  The Sunset Beach Solar Trash Compactors work by compacting the refuse and then, through sophisticated software, signal the Sunset Beach Public Works Department when the units need to be emptied. The compaction reduces the bulk volume of items to about one-fourth of non-compacted material. The Sunset Beach Solar Trash Compactors will result in cost savings in manpower, fuel, and wear and tear on equipment as well as removing material from our landfills. The town of Sunset Beach has decided to decoratively wrap the compactors for the first year they’re in use.  We personally think they should stay wrapped as they are rather...
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By Karen Baker, Professional Help with Rapid Responses...
(Sunset Beach and Beyond Realty)
Senior Discounts ~> Keep them coming!!Share this list. It's a shame the discounts are not always mentioned. We think all the places on the list should have a sign up in their establishments with the discount information.Send a copy to all your 50 and over Senior friends..Heck send it to everyone!!. Hmmmm, sure do love my coffee!! Dunkin Donuts gives free coffee to people over 55. If you're paying for a cup every day, you might want to start getting it for free. RestaurantsApplebee's: 15% off with Golden Apple Card (60+)Arby's: 10% off (55+)Ben & Jerry's: 10% off (60+)Bennigan's: discount varies by locationBob's Big Boy: discount varies by location (60+)Boston Market: 10% off (65+)Burger King: 10% off (60+)Captain D's Seafood: discount varies on location (62+)Chick-Fil-A: 10% off or fre...
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By Karen Baker, Professional Help with Rapid Responses...
(Sunset Beach and Beyond Realty)
Sunset Beach Fireman's Relief Fund Board Applications Being Accepted The Town of Sunset Beach North Carolina is accepting Applications for the Fireman's Relief Fund Board.Anyone interested in applying to serve on the Fireman's Relief Fund Board should submit their application to the Town Hall by November 7th, 2012 At 4:00 pm.Please contact Lisa Anglin, Town Clerk at 910-579-6297 with any questions.
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By Karen Baker, Professional Help with Rapid Responses...
(Sunset Beach and Beyond Realty)
Do you dance to your ringtone? Do you find yourself waiting for your phone to ring during the day so you can hear your ringtone? Do you have a ringtone that makes you want to dance? Does your ringtone make you want to smile? Do you have a special ringtone for special people ... so you know who it is?Whenever I hear my "Moves like Jagger" ringtone ... I just want to DANCE!!What does your ringtone do for you??
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By Karen Baker, Professional Help with Rapid Responses...
(Sunset Beach and Beyond Realty)
Sunset Beach, NC and the long awaited toilets   Sunset Beach, NC is pleased to announce the long awaited toilets have arrived.  That's right folks!!  No more porta-johns.     The long awaited toilets are in place and happily flushing away.  The women have three stalls, a baby changing station and a sink.     That's right, running water to wash your hands, a high speed dryer for drying your hands and the whole place is air-conditioned.   The men have three urinals, one stall, a changing table for babies and a sink.  There is also a handicapped toilet with a changing table for babies and a sink.   Green Friendly for the environment with no paper towels.  Just high speed hand dryers.   Leading to the bathrooms is decking that is handicap-friendly constructed by Sunset Beach Town Public Wor...
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By Adam Hankey, Internet Marketing, MLS IDX, Web Design
( Search Engine Marketing Strategist)
Dreaming of living near the ocean at a place so serene that the sound of waves rushing the shore is your alarm clock? There’s not all that many places along the Eastern Coastline of this country where you can watch both sunrises and sunsets but at this beautiful place — Sunset Beach, North Carolina — you can do it each and every day.
 There’s some very affordable Sunset Beach real estate on the market at this time. Any of these properties would make an ideal primary home or a secondary vacation home. If you’re looking for additional streams of income purchasing Sunset Beach real estate as investment property is a smart way to go. It wouldn’t be long at all before you’d double your money. Or use the property as a vacation rental until it’s time to retire and then relocate to coastal Nort...
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By Karen Baker, Professional Help with Rapid Responses...
(Sunset Beach and Beyond Realty)
~ Sunset Beach, North Carolina~ Village Park Bank Foreclosure Final Closeout   Palmetto Floor Plan New 1494 SF Condo | 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath & Den Granite/Stainless Garage & Fireplace     Park Floor Plan New 1744 SF Condo / 3 BD/ 2 BA/FDR Garage/Fireplace Granite/Stainless Carriage Floor Plan 2016 SF Condo/3BD/3BA/FDR Garage/Fireplace Granite /Stainless Highway 179 to High Market Street SUNSET BEACH910-612-1931910-612-1906    
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By Karen Baker, Professional Help with Rapid Responses...
(Sunset Beach and Beyond Realty)
Sunset Beach, North Carolina Market Report - 11/11 - 4/12 Sunset Beach, North Carolina Market Report - 11/11 - 4/12   Sunset Beach Mainland Since November, 2011 on the mainland of Sunset Beach in Brunswick County, North Carolina 18 homes have sold. Currently there are 71 Active homes, 2 are pending, 4 homes are in due diligence and 2 homes have contingent contracts on Sunset Beach.  Listings per Status    Minimum, Average, Maximum    Days On Market Analysis    Listing Price\Selling Price  
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By Karen Baker, Professional Help with Rapid Responses...
(Sunset Beach and Beyond Realty)
    Sunset Beach Island North Carolina Market Report - 11/11 - 4/12 Sunset Beach Island North Carolina Market Report - 11/11 - 4/12 Since November, 2011 in Brunswick County, North Carolina 12 homes have sold on Sunset Beach Island. Currently there are 47 Active homes, one home is pending, 4 homes are in due diligence.       Listings per Status    Minimum, Average, Maximum    Days On Market Analysis    Listing Price\Selling Price    
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By Karen Baker, Professional Help with Rapid Responses...
(Sunset Beach and Beyond Realty)
Hello, It's Me..looking for feedback That pesty Real Estate Person TRYING TO SELL YOU A HOME!!!! I thought I 'd swing a new way with this client to get some feedback.. Let's see how this one goes?? Hello (insert new client's name here), What is different about me (Karen) is the fact that I am truly dedicated in assisting you with the search for your vacation home and would appreciate a little feedback.....  hint, hint..   Loyalty means a great deal to me as I put my heart and soul into whatever I do.(I was a nurse in critical care for 32 years) *Amen* Enough said...   I am tenacious (as I have been told) and get the job done.   There is no pressure involved, I am not in a hurry unless you are!!   I live for the moment that you have your keys to your new vacation home in your hand ...and...
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By Karen Baker, Professional Help with Rapid Responses...
(Sunset Beach and Beyond Realty)
The Town of Sunset Beach, NC Invites You to Attend A Dedication & Ribbon Cutting For The New Sunset Beach Fire Station # 2 Old Georgetown Road Monday, April 911:00 - NoonFollowed by Open House & RefreshmentsEveryone is welcome!       The Sunset Beach Fire Department is always open for public tours of the facility as well as opportunities for "ride alongs" so that interested persons can experience the day-to-day operations of the fire department first hand.  The Sunset Beach Fire Department is always looking for volunteers as well. To become a volunteer firefighter, please click here for information.  
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By Karen Baker, Professional Help with Rapid Responses...
(Sunset Beach and Beyond Realty)
Gas ~ Know Where To Go For The Cheapest Prices....Gas on the road, you gotta have it.We all want it CHEAP!!No matter where you travel whether for business or pleasure, we all need gas(in our vehicles, that is) Most of the time we are aware of the cheapest gas as we travel in our local community. We know where to save those pennies, because those pennies add up. Gas is expensive and the prices continue to creep up.Planning a road trip?  Wouldn’t it be nice to save some $$$$ by knowing where to stop to gas up??DID YOU KNOW?? brought to you by the Sunset Beach Team there are ways to save money on gas????The Sunset Beach Team wants you to save $$$$ when buying GAS. Three websites are available to help cut costs and find the cheapest gas en route. http://www.fuelcostcalculator.aaa.com/http:/...
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By Karen Baker, Professional Help with Rapid Responses...
(Sunset Beach and Beyond Realty)
"GREEN", Eco - Friendly Landscapes to REDUCE, REUSE AND RECYCLE in Sunset Beach, North CarolinaDid you know about the Eco - Friendly Landscapes in Sunset Beach, North Carolina?The Sunset Beach Team want you to knowhow you can   REDUCE, REUSE AND RECYCLE  with ------>   The latest trend in Eco - Friendly Landscapes and Hardscapes is the incorporation of RECYCLED GLASS … GLASS is crushed, graded and tumbled to remove sharp, jagged edges.Stunning and far superior to mulch for borders, plant beds, pots and securing pavers.  The most interesting benefit for outdoor landscapes is the ease for filtering water and slowing the evaporation.  Weeds are controlled, aeration is increased and soil maintains the proper temperature. What a great way to protect the outdoor landscapes and help our enviro...
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By Karen Baker, Professional Help with Rapid Responses...
(Sunset Beach and Beyond Realty)
Juggling and Welcome to the World of Real Estate Juggling is quite an art and talent that not many people are accomplished in. It is an art and recognized as tossing an object up and catching it. The true art of juggling is to toss many objects, as in the form of multi-tasking, and the ability to constantly refocus your attention to many responsibilities and many objects. With this said, we welcome you to the world of Real Estate and the many tasks that are involved. We, as Real Estate Agents, are constantly juggling the many aspects we are tossed.    A typical day can begin with the wait... Wait for feedback, wait for an offer, wait for the response to an offer... Now when the responses come in the juggling begins... You toss your offer to your buyer or seller for a counteroffer ... An...
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By Karen Baker, Professional Help with Rapid Responses...
(Sunset Beach and Beyond Realty)
YAHOO! makes us FAMOUS ~ As one of the world's most ..... That's right folks.  You heard it hear from the DID YOU KNOW it team of SUNSET BEACH .... Sorry, we have been on hiatus for a while, went on vacation, cruising, snorkeling, eating, drinking, reading, relaxing, dancing ... BUT DID YOU KNOW IS BACK Oh, now what were we suppose to be talking about??  Ah, ha ... Sunset Beach in North Carolina is Famous ... We have been chosen as one of the WORLD'S MOST UNUSUAL ...... Not yet, let me tell you the source first... The source is YAHOO! TRAVEL ... an article written by Jamie Moore... WORLD'S MOST UNUSUAL .... (hang in there) Well since I live less than a mile from Sunset Beach in North Carolina, I can tell you I just might have to dispute some of the content of her article..  I find it ha...
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By Karen Baker, Professional Help with Rapid Responses...
(Sunset Beach and Beyond Realty)
It was a finding ..... To FLU or not?   ACHES AND PAINS AND SORENESS, OH MY!   Haven't had the FLU since 1968...  I was a freshman in high school... Worst ever feeling of aches and pains all over..   The pain started on Tuesday, suddenly, in my head, sharp, spreading quickly, .burning, swelling... No please, I never get sick!  I bragged about the fact that I never get sick on New Years Eve to my neighbor... Procrastinated all day Wednesday, the pain in my head was excruciating spreading like wild fire from the back of my hair line to my front... Time to research the ailment... Oh, No!  Do yourself a favor, never google an ailment!  Every single website will scare you more and more! Every symptom links you to cancer!! I FELT LIKE I WAS IN NURSING SCHOOL AGAIN!! I immediatley started my s...
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By Karen Baker, Professional Help with Rapid Responses...
(Sunset Beach and Beyond Realty)
    275,527 The Lucky Sevens The points we ended the year with on ActiveRain are a nice way to look at the "Lucky Sevens" Seven is a very significant number ... Seven Seas, Seven Wonders of the World, Seven colors of the Rainbow, Seven Days of the Week, Seven Ancient Planets, Seven Levels of the Sky, Seven Orifices of the Face, Seven Days of Creation, Seven-branched candelabrum, The Menorah, The Seven Dwarfs, The Seven Year Itch, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, Seven Years in Tibet, The Seventh inning stretch, The Seven Deadly Sins, The Seven Summits, The House of Seven Gables, 7UP, 7-Eleven, Seven Years of Bad Luck, James Bond 007 Here's wishing all on ActiveRain a Happy New Year with the Luck of the Sevens.
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By Karen Baker, Professional Help with Rapid Responses...
(Sunset Beach and Beyond Realty)
Ring in the New Year at Sea Trail Plantation in Sunset Beach, North Carolina with an awesome New Year’s Day Brunch for only $7.95 per person!   Sea Trail Plantation's New Year’s Day Brunch will feature traditional Southern holiday foods, many of which are “Farm to Table” from Executive Chef Robbie. Brunch will be served in Magnolias on Sunday, January 1st starting at 9:00am. Be sure to reserve your spot today at the first event of 2012 at Sea Trail Plantation...      
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By Karen Baker, Professional Help with Rapid Responses...
(Sunset Beach and Beyond Realty)
Sunset Beach Market Report Homes For Sale/Sold Nov. 2010/2011       In November of 2010 there were 415 HOMES for SALE In November of 2011 there were 332 HOMES for SALE This shows a 20% DECREASE in Homes for SALE In November of 2010 there were 13 HOMES SOLD In November of 2011 there were 20 HOMES SOLD This shows a 53.8% INCREASE IN HOMES SOLD In November of 2010 Avg. Active Price  $318 In November of 2011 Avg. Active Price  $279 This shows a DECREASE OF 12.3% In November of 2010 Avg. Sold Price  $329 In November of 2011 Avg. Sold Price  $226 This shows a DECREASE of  31.3% The above values reflect LESS homes on the market, more have sold this year, for LESS money $$$      Lower Listing Prices, Lower Interest Rates and the number of AFFORDABLE Properties Available ...... IT IS a great tim...
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By Karen Baker, Professional Help with Rapid Responses...
(Sunset Beach and Beyond Realty)
Going out with a bang for the December 2011 blogging contest ~       It's the day before New Years Eve Day...  Time to start chilling the champagne ....  In anticipation of......       Bet you thought we were going to say the New Years Celebration...     But believe it or not tomorrow, New Years Eve, we will be showing oceanfront property in Sunset Beach, our hometown.        Hoping to sneak in one more deal before Father Time bids farewell to 2011 and we welcome the New Year!                                           HAPPY NEW YEAR 2012
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