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Steps to Selling a Home On the Crystal Coast of NC

Whether you’ve never listed a home before or it’s just been a while, you might be unfamiliar with the whole selling process… and feeling a bit intimidated, too. We at Linda Rike Real Estate want to assure you that selling a home doesn’t have to be hard, stressful, or overwhelming… not when you’re properly prepared!…

Before you list your Crystal Coast home, ask yourself: how does it look? If the answer is “maybe not so great” or “could be better”, then these tips are definitely for you. Don’t let a little simple home staging be the difference between selling your home and losing out on hard-earned equity. The Exterior The…

Thinking of buying a permanent or vacation home on the Crystal Coast but have some questions about the process? We’ve got answers! 1. Where should I start the process? Organize and review your finances. Set a budget and figure out what you will be able to afford for a down payment. Use our handy mortgage…

Relocating to the Crystal Coast with kids? You might want to know more about the educational opportunities available in Carteret County. Fortunately, there are quite a few great options in this area—for public, private, and charter schools. Eager to learn more? Take a look at some of the most popular schooling options on the Crystal…

Home Starts Here on the Crystal Coast Feel like you’re leaping into unknown waters as a first-time homebuyer? It’s normal to not know where to begin when you’ve never purchased a home before—that’s when Linda Rike Realty comes to the rescue. We’re here to guide you through the process of getting a mortgage, finding your…

Lifestyles of Carteret County The Crystal Coast is a boater’s paradise, and the list of reasons why is nearly endless. Big-game offshore fishing and world-class shipwrecks for divers. Undeveloped beaches awaiting discovery by eager explorers and pristine and uncrowded waterways. A vast network of interconnected bays, sounds, and rivers to the Atlantic Ocean. It all…