The Nautical Club Condo Update

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Many of you have been inquiring about the status of the Nautical Club Condos located in Indian Beach. If you follow Bluewater Real Estate’s tweets, you would have seen their tweet this morning announcing the Ribbon Cutting at The Nautical Club which will take place (tomorrow) Thursday, April 25th at 4:30pm.

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Emerald Isle Parrot Head Weekend Aug 3-5, 2012

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Headed down to the Crystal Coast of NC this weekend? If so, you might want to check out the Parrot Head Weekend today (Friday, August 3) through Sunday, August 5. The Town of Emerald Isle has even proclaimed this weekend as Emerald Isle Parrot Head Weekend. In it’s proclamation town mayor Arthur B. Schools, Jr encourages all residents and visitors to “enjoy and embrace this weekend in the same way that it will be observed by the Emerald Isle Parrot Head Club – with laughter and good friends – “Party With A Purpose”!

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Categories: Crystal Coast News, Emerald Isle Fun Things

2011 Emerald Isle 4th of July Fireworks Return to the Bogue Inlet Pier!

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4th of July Fireworks Return to Bogue InletThe town of Emerald Isle has just announced the 2011 4th of July fireworks display will return to the Bogue Inlet fishing pier. After a two year absence, the town agreed to renew it’s partnership with the Bogue Inlet Fishing pier.

4th of July Fireworks Launched from the Bogue Inlet Pier

The 4th of July Emerald Isle Fireworks Launching Pad?

Which launch pad do you prefer for the Emerald Isle 4th of July fireworks display? The Bogue Inlet pier or the location at the McLean Park near mile marker 18 in Emerald Isle? Leave a comment and cast your vote?

Categories: Crystal Coast Events, Crystal Coast News, Emerald Isle Fun Things

Crystal Coast Real Estate Speaking Opportunity!

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I relish every opportunity to travel to the Crystal Coast of NC! My upcoming trip to the NC Coast will be extra special as I get to combine my visit to the Southern Outer Banks with the opportunity to do what I’m passionate about – helping Crystal Coast real estate agents understand the power of the Internet. The prospect of meeting and sharing at real estate conferences and events is something I really feel I’m made to do. In fact, I’ve been asked to speak to the local chapter of the Crystal Coast of NCWomen’s Council of REALTORS®!

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Mark Your Crystal Coast Event Calendar!

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This is one family event you will not want to miss. The Emerald Isle Parks & Rec is hosting a “Friday Free Flick”, Friday, April 17. Checkout the details below. If you are planning a trip to the Crystal Coast, don’t miss the FREE movie “Bolt”.

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Categories: Crystal Coast News, Crystal Coast Vacation Tips, Emerald Isle Beach Talk, Emerald Isle Fun Things

New Suite Hotel Coming to Emerald Isle

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According to local media sources, only one final permit is required from the Emerald Isle Board of Commissioners for a new Emerald Suites hotel to be built. Planned for the corner of N.C. 58, Islander Drive and Crew Drive (see map below), the hotel project is being developed by a partnership of the two long-time Emerald Isle families, Larry and Daisy Spell and Paxon Holz. Ms. Holz is the daughter of W.B. McLean. Developer Larry Spell’s uncle, George Spell, and W. B. McLean were the original developers of Emerald Isle.

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Categories: Crystal Coast News, Emerald Isle Beach Talk

Thoughts From the Inman Connect Real Estate Conference in NYC

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As a licensed North Carolina real estate broker, I receive immense fulfillment from helping my clients in real estate marketing, blogging and social media navigation. As a part of those passions, I had the pleasure of attending the Inman Real Estate Connect Conference in New York last week with my son, Brad CarrollBrad was asked to participate as a panelist in a breakout session on “Build a World Class Agent Web Site” moderated by Bernice Ross.

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Big Plans for the Crystal Coast Blog in 2009!

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It is painfully obvious that I have been a total slacker when it comes to posting regularly here at the Crystal Coast Blog over the last few months. I’m going to use an “excuse” I hear often from my real estate agent clients and friends, “I’ve been too busy to blog“. There, I used the excuse and it’s still a totally lame reason not to blog (IHMO).

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Categories: Crystal Coast News, Emerald Isle Beach Talk, Emerald Isle Real Estate

Inland NC Homeowners Could be Asked to Pay More to Protect Coastal Properties

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This story has been the hot topic of the news media of late. In case you missed it or maybe your not a resident of North Carolina, the NC Beach plan is deemed to be underfunded. And should a major hurricane strike the coast of North Carolina, insurance companies and property owners along the coast could be in deep financial trouble. One of the ideas being batted about is to increase homeowner insurance rates statewide to build the kitty.

The NC Beach Plan

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Cast Your Vote for Toys for Tots & Make a Kid’s Christmas Brighter

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If you have been reading my Crystal Coast Blog for very long you know I am a social media junkie, real estate marketing consultant and blogging addict. Part of my job includes consulting with real estate agents all over the US and Canada. Recently one of my clients entered his Charlottesville real estate blog into a blog competition sponspored by the Virginia Association of REALTORS®. The premise of advancing from round to round is based on popular vote. The vote is open to anyone. I’m happy to report Brian Chase’s C’Ville blog has advanced to the 3rd round.

Creativity Propels the C’Ville Blog into Round #3!

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