Supersize Me!! We’re All from Texas Now!
By Beverly Femia, Broker Realtor Stager - Greater Wilmington, NC Are
(BlueCoast Realty Corporation)
“Supersize me” has applications beyond fast food. Recently, I shopped for dining room furniture and found chairs bigger. In the armed “Captains” chair, I felt a bit like Lily Tomlin’s “Edith Ann.” It set me thinking about the trend toward larger in everything from fast food meals to homes. Here in the Wilmington and Hampstead, NC area, our market is a long way from recovery but new construction is readily available. Our local production builders survived and, today, have their pick of large blocks of developed lots in failed neighborhoods. Builders build what buyer’s want and, today, in Wilmington, that’s BIG homes! Regardless of family size, large homes are in demand. Buyers are buying as much home as affordable and 3000+ sq ft is becoming the norm. Admittedly, this is ...