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By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
Comments 4
 Living along the coast of North Carolina, between Myrtle Beach SC and Wilmington NC, we are subject to a lot of wind and rain as a result of Ana.  We are getting rain bands even now. Ana is not a hurricane yet but a strong tropical storm.  I think the the wind gust are about 60 MPH right now.  I...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
Comments 6
                Retirement Insecurity and Social Security      According to a new Gallup poll, retirement worries are on the rise.  The poll found that a majority (52%) of non-retired Americans now doubt they will have enough money to live comfortably once they retire.  This represents an 18% inc...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
Comments 1
Southport~Oak Island, North Carolina................This is one of the loveliest communities along the NC Coastline.  We have so much to offer folks that want to come and visit and folks that want to live here year round.We are situated along the mouth of the Cape Fear River which leads into the ...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
Comments 1
 This is a normal  thing for us. We love the weather channel and keeping up with what  is going on with the weather that is going to  affect us. Right now there is a tropical depressions that may be the early makings of a hurricane.  This seems so very early for a hurricane to be brewing in our n...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
Comments 6
  I just learned of this experiment and tried it a few times.  Try it yourself and see what YOU think! Sometimes I go digging through myjunk drawer and find  a battery, but then ask yourself: Is this a new battery? Or is it an old battery that I just shoved into my junk drawer instead of discardi...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
Comments 14
I have been fortunate enough to work face to face with sellers today.  I listed a house that is in an estate.  They were not sure that they were ready to sell.    I did some research for them and suggested that they put the house on the market.because it can't sell if no one knows it is for sale....

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
Comments 9
 Hi All,Today we were celebrated by our owners for being the "Best of the Best" with our company.  Criteria being that you have to have so many sales and so many listings in the first quarter of the year.  I think that is wonderful to be recognized for the hard work that you do. Our company provi...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
Comments 6
Thanks to a dear friend and agent, by the name of Thomas, for teaching me a few tricks to ActiveRain.com.  I know that we have so much to learn from each other and to share.  Just little simple trick of our business that can help to make the phone ring.  I learned about linking in the body of my ...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
Comments 1
 This is a normal  thing for us. We love the weather channel and keeping up with what  is going on with the weather that is going to  affect us. The date says that it is the 23rd of April...Spring Right??  Not so tonight..It is going to be 46 degrees in a couple of hours. I am really ready for Sp...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
Comments 0
It has been a good week this week.  Worked with Buyers yesterday and today it was sellers...   I have been fortunate enough to work face to face with sellers today.  I had listed one of their lots and they were going to take it off the market.  I did some research for them and suggested that they...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
Comments 5
Can we do it all or do we need someone to do it for us   What sites are best for us to invest our time and money it?   Thinking of PoP goes the Wessel.....   Today I have been working on social networks and getting more confused.   We started out with Twitter, then facebook, then My Space, and th...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
Comments 5
    Lisa Lowe wrote a great post regarding cleaning out your database..I am starting to do that..   I asked Lisa to please keep us posted. I have a data base with 4700 names in Top Producer.  I am always afraid to delete people.  I send an email out to all each month about the Stats of the Market...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
Comments 7
Well Hello AR members... I held an Open House in St. James NC.  There were 3 of us from our company that did the "COAST IN AND WIN" Open houses.  Meaning that those that came to the open house could be put in a drawing for $500. Problem, there were only 6 or so agents to come out and view this ho...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
Comments 10
    Temperture at 7:00 was 17 degrees!   Is all of our County Cold?   It has been a while since we have had cold like this. Frozen water pipes, slipper steps and high electric bills.   Well to be in the South these days does not mean, mint julips on the veranda that is for sure..   It is cold.  W...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
Comments 4
             I have been fortunate enough to work face to face with a special seller today.  She had been debating on whether to list the house for sale or to rent it again.  The last renters did about $3000 worth of damage and since she was the landlord, had no recourse in getting the tenant to ...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
Comments 2
Oak Island                                                                 Picture by Tammy Hanson                                                   "Put your footprints in the sand"Located on the Atlantic Ocean, enjoy the ocean breezes that sweep across Oak Island while golfing at one of two gol...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
Comments 2
  Oak Island - The Town of Oak Island was formed in 1999 when the towns of Long Beach and Yaupon Beach consolidated. This consolidation gave it the distinction of the most populated incorporated town in Brunswick County.   Although the largest Town in the County, a small town atmosphere is enjoye...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
Comments 0
  As we all know, FSBO's are folks that are wanting to sell...that is obvious since they have their home "for sale." I have used some points in the past to see what I could offer them to entice them to work with me.  Some agents have been very successful in bringing FSBO's on board.  If you have ...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
Comments 5
Good evening Active Rainers..   I am  wondering how to get Linking points in the system.  I have worked on this for an hour or so with no success.  I am beginning to learn a bout the Q & A's part of Activerain.   I do not understan what a tag is either.  Tags are not key words.   I know that some...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
Comments 1
We live in a beautiul area along the Coast of North Carolina..   Enjoy our Temperatures..    Average Temperatures Season AirMax/Min Water Spring March 65.7/43.1 56.2 April 74.0/50.5 65.7 May 80.8/59.3 71.5   Summer June 85.4/67.5 78.5 July 88.5/71.7 79.5 August 87.6/71.0 79.5   Autumn September 8...

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