Wilmington, the 'Port City’ is home to over just 100,000, and the eighth most populous city in North Carolina.

It is as well known for its downtown river district and historic sites as it is for its proximity to a special strand of beaches nestled between the Atlantic Ocean and Intracoastal Waterway. The area offers a variety of types of homes, price ranges and neighborhood feel.

Home to EUE Screen Gems Studios, the city is a darling for the Film Industry and many big-budget films and series are filmed here annually, yet with minimal disruption to its residents. Wilmington is also home to a successful, growing university and several community colleges, and is headquarters to a few international companies, but its downtown preserves its charm by hosting a majority of local businesses on its streets. The economy is a diverse one, which makes it exciting to live here.In the heart of downtown Wilmington and overlooking the river, you’ll find charming, historic properties that each have a personality of their own. Moving north you’ll travel through “midtown” neighborhoods that boast large southern homes with charm and history as well as quaint starter homes with equal personality. Traveling further north you’ll encounter a more suburban feel, with plenty of recent and new developments to choose from, in a price range that offers something for everyone. Let’s begin your search! Contact us at Network Real Estate today to get started.

Wrightsville Beach

Nestled between the Intracoastal Waterway and the Atlantic Ocean and famous for its warm, aquamarine waters, this picturesque, four-mile island has been long-considered the finest beach on the North Carolina Coast, and is exemplary of Southern luxury beach living.

Wrightsville Beach is an affluent community with higher-priced homes than other beach areas nearby. The town hosts 3,000 local residents on its main strand and Harbor Island which sits between the mainland and barrier island, many of them year-round and winter-renters of many of the areas beach homes. In the spring and summer months, the population can grow to ten times that, bringing in surfers, families and young adults looking for the perfect beach retreat, and sustaining the city’s economy.Unlike many other beach towns, Wrightsville Beach stays away from touristy features and instead relies on its number of restaurants, boutiques and the natural beauties its government and residents work hard to preserve. Though Wrightsville Beach is nearly fully developed, there are a variety of properties available. Contact your Network agent to explore available bungalows, condos and luxury homes here.

Carolina Beach

Carolina Beach, or CB as it's affectionately known, is a vibrant coastal Carolina beach town that provides endless fun and charm to a large seasonal contingency, while providing a comfortable, intimate community for its 6,000 year-round residents.

Slightly separated from the mainland by family-friendly and full of energy, life certainly revolves around the miles beautiful beaches, and one of the only remaining boardwalks on the east coast. Carolina Beach is just 12 miles outside of Wilmington, and lies just north of Kure Beach and Fort Fisher. Its population has increased about 30% over the last decade. Schools here are also a focus, with about a 1:16 teacher to student ratio which is reflected in a steady appreciation of home value. Homes here range from bungalows, single-family homes and condo communities to beachside retreats and luxury beach homes. Contact Network today to connect with a Wilmington area Realtor and discover your next home in Carolina Beach.

Kure Beach

On the southern tip of Pleasure Island, Kure Beach provides the peace and picturesque small-town beach escape.

Though it’s a destination for thousands each year, the community of locals is tight and friendly.

Each home here, most painted a bright color, is steps away from the Atlantic Ocean. Charm and character abound; features like swings for two in its park, a boardwalk and its famous fishing pier are just a few to name. Kure Beach is just north of Fort Fisher and the N.C. Aquarium and south of Carolina Beach's boardwalk and vibrant social life - all the while remaining quaint and vibrant. The commute to Wilmington from here is just about 25 minutes. Kure Beach is currently experiencing a surge of new real estate development. Real estate here ranges from affordable condos to large luxury homes and multi-family homes. Neighborhoods within Kure Beach include the aforementioned Fort Fisher, Beachwalk, Hanby Beach, Kure Dunes, Ocean Dunes Forest, Ocean View Estates and Seawatch. In addition to the homes for sale, lots are also available. Send us your information today so we can pair you up with a Network Real Estate Realtor, and begin the search for your Kure Beach property.