Beverly Femia's Perspectives on Real Estate and Life

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Real Estate Agent - BlueCoast Realty Corporation
Beverly Femia offers her expertise in coastal NC real estate and staging with a focus on Hampstead, Wilmington and Topsail Island. Beverly draws on 11 years experience in the real estate industry in new home and resale home sales. She provides thorough and analytical analysis of market and home trends in the greater Wilmington area plus you'll have a little fun learning about eastern NC!
RECENT BLOG POSTS
Familiarity breeds contempt is an ancient phrase said to have it origins in Aesop’s Fables in the story of the Fox and Lion.  It goes like this: “When first the Fox saw the Lion he was terribly frightened, and ran away and hid himself in the wood. Next time however he came near the King of Beasts...
10/01/2011
The email began“just a brief note to let you know what’s happening with our home sale up here in XX – NOT MUCH!!  We’ve been listed since April, had 3 showings, 2 open houses, 2 broker opens and been in the paper twice.  We’ve reduced the price twice and we don’t know what to do.  Our agent says...
10/01/2011
This could be Wilmington, Hmapstead or Leland NC but it happened in Manchester, NH.  Buyer's expectations are the same everywhere today!!   Original credit for this post should go to Scott Godzyk of Manchester, NH and comment directed to his Active Rain Blog at the link below It is Raining...It's...
09/30/2011
Hampstead NC 28443 Home Sales Report - Jan to June 30, 2011   To $150k  -        Primarily 3BR/2BA                                                           17 Home Sales Median sale $125k, Avg dollars per sq ft $80, Avg Days 225, Avg sq ft 1522, Avg closed price to list price 96% $150k  to $250k...
09/29/2011
Eagles Watch Home Sales - Jan to Sept 30, 2011 Hampstead NC 28443   Eagles Watch had 2 closed sales between January 1 and June 30, 2011 Both are new construction The 2 homes closed for an average of 100% of asking price The 2 homes averaged 3050 sq ft in size   Eagles Watch had 7 closed sales bet...
09/29/2011
Cross Creek in Hampstead, NC 28443 had 4 closed sales between January 1 and June 30, 2011 2 of 4 are foreclosures 1 foreclosure is a modular home which closed for $65 a sq ft 1 foreclosure is a stick-built home which closed for $99 a sq ft 2 Non-distressed stick-built homes sold for $101 a sq ft ...
09/29/2011
Olde Point Home Sales Report  - Jan to June 30, 2011 Hampstead NC 28443 16 closed sales in Olde Point between January  1 and June 30, 2011.  1 home built in 1974, needing updating, located on a deep water lot with dock sold for $500k.     1 home on  a second row Intracoastal Waterway site sold fo...
09/29/2011
You’ll have to answer for yourself whether your tenant is a hoarder or, perhaps, something harder to explain. Jay Markanich’s feature post A Very Sad And Dangerous Inspection led to this one. Jay writes about inspecting a home the homeowner wished to condemn. The circumstances leading to this ext...
09/29/2011
Is Your New Listing's Septic Ready for Prime Time?  Does your routine include obtaining the “as-built” Septic Permit? For me, the task became standard a few years back after reading about a board disciplinary action. The unfortunate agent marketed and sold a property as a 3 bedroom home which was...
09/25/2011
Do you have the gift of staging?  My question is not whether you are a certified stager but whether you have an innate gift for design.  Recently, I watched an episode of HGTV’s Design Star.  Vern Yip (a judge), said of Meg Caswell (ultimately this year’s winner) something to the affect that you ...
09/25/2011
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