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Friday, November 27, 2020   /   by Anne Rose

December 2020 | Around the Azalea Coast | events and community news in Southeastern Coastal North Carolina

What's Up | winter activities
November 21 - December 24, hours vary | 2020 Cape Fear Festival of Trees: enjoy a forest of festively decorated trees beside H&M at 833-115 Town Center Drive. $5 per adult, get more info at online.

Saturday, December 5 - 12 - 19, 11am | Downtown Wilmington Holiday Market: Browse the goods of 30-40 different vendors and support local. There will be musicians, too. At Temple Baptist Church

Tuesday, December 8, 9am | The Grinch is Coming to Town!: Animal House of Wilmington is providing a photo opp for your pets & family. $10 per photo, Reservations required by calling 910.799.2375.

Christmas Light Shows!

Starting Thanksgiving night and running through the season | Lake Linda's Christmas Lights: Free musical light show behind BoJangles on Highway 17. Toys for Tots donations accepted. Drive- or walk-through.

The Great Christmas Light Show, Little River South Carolina: Park-wide lighted celebration is a drive-through event featuring more ...

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  news and events, around the azalea coast, holidays

Wednesday, November 25, 2020   /   by Anne Rose

Attitude of Gratitude from the KBT Realty Group Team

With the spirit of Thanksgiving, we are looking back at a year that has been fraught with challenges, and overflowing with opportunity.

KBT Realty Group and our partners have had the privilege of serving hundreds of clients with what for many is the largest financial transaction of their lives: buying and selling real estate. Despite the challenges of a global pandemic, lockdowns/re-openings, travel restrictions, personal interaction restrictions, and redefining the way we all are managing our work- and home-lives, at KBT, we have both survived, and thrived.






I am so thankful for the continued support of my friends, clients throughout the whacky year!

Becky Brown, Co-owner, KBT Realty Group



Thankful for our staff, our terrific agents, our wonderful clients and of course, the joy of being with family during the holidays!

Kirk Pugh, Co-owner, KBT Realty Group



I am thankful to live in such a supportive community and the ability to continue to serve ...

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  real estate broker, real estate agent, holidays

Friday, November 6, 2020   /   by Anne Rose

House Hunting with KBT: What We Love About 1701 Carolina Beach Avenue, Carolina Beach NC

Fred Teachey, Broker/Realtor, shares what he loves about the six bedroom single family home - and the ocean views - on the north end of Carolina Beach.

What is unique about this property?

The location is magnificent! On the north end of Carolina Beach, it's a two-block walk to the Carolina Beach Fishing Pier and two blocks in the opposite direction to beautiful sandy beaches. This is a single family home with typical southeastern coastal construction: parking is under the home, with stairs up to the first floor where there are four bedrooms, and then up again to the third floor and two additional bedrooms plus a large open kitchen + living space that is perfect for lounging and entertaining. 

The double porches are awesome, with ocean views and plenty of room for outdoor dining.

This home has a history as a successful vacation rental - it has been BOOKED SOLID from January through September, so if you opt not to live here full-time, your beachfront home will hel ...

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  house hunting, carolina beach

Tuesday, October 27, 2020   /   by Anne Rose

Around the Azalea Coast | events and community news in Southeastern Coastal North Carolina | November

What's Up | Fall activities
Sat Nov 7, 2:30 - 4pm | Come Hear NC featuring Benny Hill at the Cameron Art Museum, call 910-777-2363 for reservations. You can purchase online tickets 

Sat Nov 7, noon | #Walk2EndAlz #ILM, info at https://chosenonetoday.com

Sat Nov 21, 12pm | 2020 Cape Fear Festival of Trees celebrating LifeCare's mission to support area families living with serious illness. Find information online. 

Sat Nov 21, 6pm | Virtual Candlelight Tour at Moores Creek National Battlefield, on Facebook Live at www.facebook.com/moorescreeknps

Sat Nov 21 and 28, 9am - 3pm | Kure Beach Holiday Market at Ocean Front Park

Sat Nov 28, 11am - 4pm | Downtown ILM Holiday Market at Temple Baptist Church



Team Updates | welcomes and congratulations 


Congratulations to Teri Moylan, who is now a licensed Realtor in North Carolina. She will be moving from her position directing team development at KBT Realty, back to her first love of working w ...

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  wilmington nc, real estate broker, real estate agent, news and events, around the azalea coast

Thursday, October 8, 2020   /   by Anne Rose

Flood Insurance: Why It's a Non-negotiable For KBT Homebuyers

After Hurricane Florence hit southeastern coastal North Carolina in 2018, KBT Realty agents spent the better part of the ensuing two years helping homeowners deal with the aftermath. Homeowners confronted storm-related flooding and navigated flood insurance issues. Our challenge was to formulate and execute a way to care for our clients' interests going forward.

Two years later, with the 2020 hurricane season almost behind us, Kirk Pugh, KBT Realty Group co-owner, reflects on the lessons learned from the Hurricane Florence disaster.


Why do is flood insurance coverage so misunderstood in the scheme of homeowners insurance options?

Kirk: I think many view insurance as a necessary evil and yet another box to check on the to-do list. In our coastal area, many homebuyers are uneducated on the distinctions between Basic Hazard, Wind and Hail, and Flood insurance.

Further, they do not understand common exclusions or necessary endorsements needed to make sure they are truly prot ...

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