Sea Trail Plantation, Sunset Beach, NC

In 1976, a group of men with a vision took advantage of the opportunity to buy almost 700 acres of land in Sunset Beach, North Carolina, from International Paper. Without fanfare, the partners named their investment Sea Trail. Today, the 2,000-acre Sea Trail Golf Resort & Convention Center offers a tranquil lifestyle for those who yearn to … [Read more...]

Raleigh, North Carolina Top 10 Builders

including Wake and Johnston counties PulteGroup, Inc., based in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, is America’s premier home building company, with operations in 60 markets and 28 states. The company has an unmatched capacity to meet the needs of all segments of the real estate industry through Pulte Homes, Centex Homes and Del Webb. Pulte offers … [Read more...]

Wilmington, North Carolina Top 10 Builders

including New Hanover county Stevens Fine Homes, Founded in 1993 by third-generation builder Craig Stevens, has built more than a thousand homes in and around Wilmington, North Carolina. It is the exclusive builder in eight communities, building almost 25 percent of the new homes in New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender counties. Buyers choose … [Read more...]

Franklin, North Carolina

Franklin is literally a gem of a town – the Gem Capital of the World, thanks to an abundance of gems and minerals in the area. Rock hunters flock to Franklin and the Cowee Valley by the thousands in hopes of finding a valuable gemstone. And find them they do; the Cowee Valley and surrounding mines are rich in rubies, sapphires and garnets. … [Read more...]

Laurinburg, North Carolina

Laurinburg is the county seat – and the heart – of Scotland County, North Carolina Although the size of the town might lead you to believe there isn’t much to do here, the opposite is true. The All-American City is home to numerous attractions, including fantastic golf, multiple art galleries, incredible history and seemingly endless acres of … [Read more...]

Welcome to North Carolina

North Carolina invites you to spend some time exploring. Crisscrossed by major highways and with the second largest ferry system in the country, virtually all of the state is easy to get to. But the most interesting parts of the Tarheel State are found off the beaten track. Divided into three major regions, the western part of North Carolina is … [Read more...]

Gregory Faurote Builders Inc, Brunswick County, NC

When looking for that builder for your dream home, whether surfing on line or in the real, physical world, you should be searching for certain traits: integrity; patience; good disposition; commitment; first-rate reputation; stability and solidity, someone with whom you can have a relationship built on trust and open communication. Naturally, you … [Read more...]

Top 10 Brunswick County, NC Builders for 2010

including Calabash, Southport and Sunset Beach Pyramid Homes has combined style and substance to build quality homes in Brunswick and New Hanover counties for more than 30 years. A second-generation, family-owned company, Pyramid has made its mark in the residential construction industry by offering quality that far exceeds industry standards … [Read more...]

NC Coastal Golf Courses

THE PEARL GOLF LINKS Architect: Dan Maples 1300 Pearl Blvd. Sunset Beach, NC 28468 (888) 947-3275 East Course: Yardage 6,543; Par 72; Rating 72.5; Slope 129 West Course: Yardage 6,736; Par 72; Rating 73.0; Slope 128 BALD HEAD ISLAND GOLF COURSE Architect: George Cobb Bald Head Island, NC … [Read more...]

Shallotte, NC – Small-town Coastal Character

About halfway between Wilmington and Myrtle Beach lies a town that, despite its steady growth, has managed to preserve its rural, small-town, coastal character.Shallotte, with a central location in Brunswick County and close proximity to the county's beaches, is attracting ever-increasing numbers of retirees and investors. The Shallotte area … [Read more...]