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    Holiday Shopping at The Crystal Coast

    By Nicole Knowlton | November 1, 2019

    With Humbling Thoughts & Thankful Hearts, We Welcome November at The Crystal Coast. On the 11th we will honor all United States military veterans for their brave and selfless service and on the 28th we will gather together with family and friends for Thanksgiving Dinner and NFL. Then we let the shopping season begin with... Read More

    Crystal Coast ISLAND For Sale !!

    By Nicole Knowlton | October 18, 2019

    Get Directions Click Here Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Reviews $ Click for current price 1 BEDROOMS | 1 Baths (1 full ) BATHROOMS | 989 SqFt A unique ISLAND located on Core Sound off the Coast of North Carolina. This private island is approximately 4 acres of pristine, natural land with sandy... Read More

    School Choice at The Crystal Coast

    By Nicole Knowlton | October 11, 2019

    School choice is an important benefit for 2.3 million children living in North Carolina.  Families can choose from traditional public schools, public charter schools, public magnet schools, private schools, online academies, and homeschooling for their students. North Carolina offers three state-sponsored private school choice programs including voucher programs, Education Savings Accounts (ESA), and tax credit... Read More

    Public Motorized Boat Ramps at The Crystal Coast with Google Map

    By Nicole Knowlton | October 10, 2019

    All roads lead to the water at The Crystal Coast. Morehead City, also known as “Fisherman’s Paradise”, is home to the Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament and The North Carolina Seafood Festival.  Cape Lookout is renowned for some of the best saltwater fishing in the World.  If you take your boating and fishing seriously, then... Read More

    New Construction | New Communities at The Crystal Coast

    By Nicole Knowlton | October 10, 2019

    New Construction | New Communities at The Crystal Coast Are you considering moving to The Crystal Coast?  If so, you are not alone.  Working in the real estate industry, we have a front-row seat in population and housing trends in Carteret County, North Carolina.  With an estimated 4 million Americans now telecommuting for work and... Read More

    Hometown Hero Buyer & Seller Benefits

    By Nicole Knowlton | October 10, 2019

    Barefoot-Chandler & Associates Real Estate offers Hometown Hero Benefits for Buyers & Sellers. If you are Active military, a retired veteran, a first responder, a teacher, or a healthcare worker, Barefoot-Chandler & Associates Real Estate recognizes you as a Crystal Coast Hometown Hero. List your Home at 4% Commission or Buy your Home with a... Read More

    Top 10 Crystal Coast Public Beach Access Points with Google Map

    By Nicole Knowlton | October 10, 2019

    Not all Beaches are the same and they change every day.  Explore Them All, but Please Remember:  Be Mindful of The Water, Pay Attention to Flags & Rip Current Advisories, & Do your Part to Keep Our Beaches Clean. “The Only Thing We Should Leave at the Beach is Our Footprints” 1. Western Regional Beach Access... Read More

    Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament Morehead City

    By Nicole Knowlton | October 4, 2019

    It’s nearly summer on the Crystal Coast, and like most coastal areas, the fishing season is well underway. The weather, scenery, and lively coastal community come together to create one of the most pleasant places along the eastern seaboard. The fishing community here is passionate and welcoming, and with warmer weather in the near future,... Read More

    5 Negotiation Negatives for Buyers

    By Nicole Knowlton | October 4, 2019

    Negotiation is a subtle art in real estate, and skilled negotiators can usually find some common ground that satisfies all parties in order to move forward with a contract and bring it to the closing table. On the other hand, using the wrong negotiation tactics can sink a deal, pretty quickly.  JUST Listed at The Crystal Coast... Read More

    Five Pros & Cons of The HOA

    By Nicole Knowlton | October 4, 2019

    One of the first questions we ask our clients when we are shopping for a home is “Do you prefer an HOA or NO HOA?”  The line between the two is dark and heavy, but many people are not fully aware of the differences.  Buying a Home is the largest investment of our lives. It is critical to be... Read More