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Real Estate Classes Begin in August

August 16th, 2014 by Laurel Pettys

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Our Fall Real Estate Semester runs from August 19th to December 11th with a week off for Thanksgiving!

The Broker Pre-Licensing RLS 112 course is taught on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  You have a choice of taking it in the morning from 9:00 to 11:20 am or in the evening from 6:30 to 8:50 pm.  The optional, but recommended, Real Estate Math RLS 113 course is taught Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:30 to 6:20 pm in the same classroom! 

If you can not take classes this fall, we will offer day and night classes in the Spring semester on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The Spring semester begins January 8th.

Click here to apply!  You do NOT need any transcripts or placement tests!! Call Sue at 362-7053

Click here to see our Pass Fail Ratio  http://www.ncrec.gov/Pdfs/Schools/LicExamPerfRep.pdf

Be prepared to sit for the NC state licensure examination in only one semester – take RLS 112: Broker Pre-licensing in the Fall of 2014!


Area Real Estate Leaders Discuss Market Conditions

August 8th, 2014 by Laurel Pettys

Jim Wallace, CEO of Intracoastal Realty, was among industry leaders at a panel discussion on the local real estate market.  Wallace said, “There’s no question that real estate is back”…”It’s a challenging market, but it’s a good market.”

Click on the link to read the full story by Cece Nunn.

http://www.wilmingtonbiz.com/real_estate_-_residential/2014/08/06/area_real_estate_leaders_discuss_market_conditions/12153

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How can I become a Real Estate Agent?

August 8th, 2014 by Melissa Watson

 

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Check out this great resource for information on the real estate licensing processes in the state of North Carolina:

Real Estate Licensing Booklet


Pending Home Sales Surge 6.1%

July 3rd, 2014 by Laurel Pettys

“According to the National Association of Realtors, pending home sales posted a sharp 6.1% rise in May.  This occurred as lower mortgage rates and rising inventories helped propel the market into the summer season.”  To read more click on the link below.

http://realtormag.realtor.org/daily-news/2014/07/01/pending-home-sales-surge-61?om_rid=AAL9gH&om_mid=_BTsx3NB86-gdoV&om_ntype=RMODaily

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Real Estate Industry Sees Positive Signs

April 28th, 2014 by Laurel Pettys

“The Home Shopping Season blooms along with the azaleas” says Wayne Faulkner in his Star News Online article.  Click on the link to read the whole story.

http://www.starnewsonline.com/article/20140418/ARTICLES/140419698?p=1&tc=pg

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2014 Parade of Homes

April 20th, 2014 by Laurel Pettys

It’s almost here…The 2014 Parade of Homes!  You can tour homes over two weekends.  To learn more click on this link.

http://www.wilmingtonbiz.com/real_estate_-_residential/2014/04/18/homebuilders_to_kick_off_2014_parade_of_homes/11688

 

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Real Estate Firms Are Hiring

April 13th, 2014 by Laurel Pettys

Check out this article and see who has been hiring lately!  Click on this link to learn more.

 

http://www.wilmingtonbiz.com/achievers_and_accolades/2014/04/08/real_estate_firms_announce_hirings/11639

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“Wilmington Area to See Positive Economic, Job Growth”

April 4th, 2014 by Laurel Pettys

At an event held at Cape Fear Community College’s Union Station building, economist Mekael Teshome spoke about the Wilmington area. To read the entire article by Jenny Callison click here.

http://www.wilmingtonbiz.com/economic_development/2014/04/02/wilmington_area_to_see_positive_economic_job_growth/11625

 

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Senate Passes Flood Insurance Bill

March 24th, 2014 by Laurel Pettys

The Senate recently passed a flood insurance bill.  This is important for our area because it impacts so many residents.  “This is the best news we’ve gotten out of Washington for a long time” said Jody Wainio, WRAR President.  Click below to read the full article.

 

http://www.wrar.com/national-flood-insurance-legislative-political-issues-menu/365-flood-insurance-senate-passes-bill-march-14-2014.html?utm_source=Broker+Briefing+3%2F24%2F14&utm_campaign=BB+3-24-14&utm_medium=email

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New Hanover County has a new Comprehensive Plan

March 5th, 2014 by Laurel Pettys

New Hanover County is rolling out it’s new comprehensive plan and is encouraging all county residents to get involved.  Read all about it in an article by Jenny Callison.  Click on this link for more information.   http://www.wilmingtonbiz.com/government/2014/02/25/nhc_prepares_to_launch_comprehensive_plan/11454

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411 North Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

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4500 Blue Clay Road
Castle Hayne, NC 28429

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100 East Industrial Drive
Burgaw, NC 28425

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