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  • Reclaiming the Port City
    By Derek Linder As a local real estate Broker who sees a variety of properties and personalities, I try to showcase local businesses in the Wilmington, NC, community. Despite lacking actual musical talent, I have always been interested in music as I consider collecting records a hobby of mine. More importantly, [read more]
    Source: Nest Realty’s BlogPublished on 2017-09-15
  • Style File: Tavern & Grocery and Ceviche’s
    DESIGN INSPIRATION TO ADD TO YOUR OWN STYLE FILE We each encounter beautiful spaces everyday. But if you aren’t actively looking to redecorate a room, you may forget about them when the time comes to spruce up your space…so start your own style file! When a bit of design sparks [read more]
    Source: Nest Realty’s BlogPublished on 2017-09-13
  • Style File: High Tide Home & The Barn Swallow
    DESIGN INSPIRATION TO ADD TO YOUR OWN STYLE FILE We each encounter beautiful spaces everyday. But if you aren’t actively looking to redecorate a room, you may forget about them when the time comes to spruce up your space…so start your own style file! When a bit of design sparks [read more]
    Source: Nest Realty’s BlogPublished on 2017-09-06
  • Green Building
    HOW LOCAL BUILDERS ARE EMBRACING ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY PRACTICES. Illustrations by Steve Haske An emphasis on green building has flourished in the real estate and home construction worlds. But what exactly is “green building?” Green building, also referred to as green construction or sustainable building, refers to the use of environmentally [read more]
    Source: Nest Realty’s BlogPublished on 2017-08-30
  • Patios 101: How to Pick the Perfect Patio for your Property
    Patios provide the outdoor comfort of a living room—perfect for entertaining and relaxing with family and friends! So picking out the material for the surface of your patio is an important decision. What are your first steps? Consider function, surface material, cost, and climate before selecting a reputable professional to [read more]
    Source: Nest Realty’s BlogPublished on 2017-08-16
  • Fencing 101: How to Pick the Best Fence for Your Property
    You’ve got a property, and maybe even a front yard, back yard, or both. Nice! Now comes a tricky decision: what about fencing? Surprisingly, one of the hardest choices to make about the exterior of your property is how you want to enclose it. Once you’ve decided on the intended [read more]
    Source: Nest Realty’s BlogPublished on 2017-08-09
  • Meet the Maker: Laura Evans
    In our “Meet the Maker” series, we’ll introduce you to local personalities from each of the towns where Nest offices are located. In our technology driven world, it’s nice to meet people who are still physically making tactile things by hand. These makers enrich our communities and color the landscape of our [read more]
    Source: Nest Realty’s BlogPublished on 2017-08-02
  • 2017 Mid-Year Wilmington Nest Report
    The first half of the year seems to have come and gone in a flash. Perhaps, that’s because the Wilmington real estate market has been so active. We are excited to release the Wilmington 2017 Mid-Year Nest Report, summarizing all that’s happened in our region this year. All key metrics indicate [read more]
    Source: Nest Realty’s BlogPublished on 2017-07-28
  • Roadmap: Vineyards of Central Virginia
    With more than 70 vineyards and wineries in the Central Virginia Region, how do you know where to begin? We’ve created this roadmap to some of our favorite vineyards in the Charlottesville area. Cheers! Vineyards of Central Virginia: 1. Pollak Vineyards 330 Newtown Rd., Greenwood, VA 22943 2. King [read more]
    Source: Nest Realty’s BlogPublished on 2017-07-25
  • Wilmington Summer Bucket List: Relax at Masonboro Island
    Welcome to our final week, Week 5! In Nest Realty’s Summer Bucket List Series, we’ll highlight five of our favorite summer activities in the Wilmington area. Let us know which adventure was your favorite after you tackle the bucket list! Next, send a photo or leave a comment about your day in [read more]
    Source: Nest Realty’s BlogPublished on 2017-07-24
  • Before & After: Foyer Makeover
    DESIGN by Elana Ficken, PHOTOGRAPHY by Aaron H. Bible, TEXT by Jasmine Bible This blank foyer was ready for a dose of design! Located in the historic Montford neighborhood of Asheville, NC, this classic Arts & Crafts style home was about to hit the market and needed to make a strong first [read more]
    Source: Nest Realty’s BlogPublished on 2017-07-19
  • Meet the Agent: Emily Luther
    We’re proud of the team of agents we’ve assembled here at Nest Realty. We think they’re pretty awesome, and we think you will too. During our “Meet the Agent” series, we sit down with our agents to learn more about them, what makes them tick, and why they’re passionate about [read more]
    Source: Nest Realty’s BlogPublished on 2017-07-18
  • Wilmington Summer Bucket List: Go on an adventure with SUP
    Welcome to Week 4! In Nest Realty’s Summer Bucket List Series, we’ll highlight five of our favorite summer activities in the Wilmington area. After you tackle our bucket list, let us know which adventure was your favorite! Send a photo or leave a comment about your day in the sun. [read more]
    Source: Nest Realty’s BlogPublished on 2017-07-18
  • ASK A NESTER – Green Building
    The Brokers of Nest Realty have facilitated countless home sales over the years, and have seen an increase in the environmental focus of home building. We asked them to share their insight into green building… How important is green building for your prospective buyers?  Somewhat important – 67% Very important [read more]
    Source: Nest Realty’s BlogPublished on 2017-07-12
  • Wilmington Summer Bucket List: Waterman’s Brewing Company
    Welcome to Week 3! In Nest Realty’s Summer Bucket List Series, we’ll highlight five of our favorite summer activities in the Wilmington area. After you tackle our bucket list, let us know which adventure was your favorite! Send a photo or leave a comment about your day in the sun. [read more]
    Source: Nest Realty’s BlogPublished on 2017-07-10
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