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Living Life Without Limits

In this time of social distancing and forced isolation, it is more important than ever to love where you live and live where you love. With that in mind, we are finding new ways of using technology to foster connections…

Spice Up Your Cooking Space

It’s that time of year when the days get shorter, the weather gets a little bit cooler, and we all think about spending more time inside. Whether for a holiday gathering, or just a Sunday afternoon, this time of year…

What Is a “Celebration Of Life” Service?

Imagine planning a funeral differently. One where the atmosphere is uniquely upbeat. While traditional funerals are somber experience for good reason, a celebration of life service is a cheerful alternative. The experience of losing a loved one is accompanied by…

At-Home Aligners: Something To Smile About

Clear aligners have been available for over 20 years and the technique has gotten progressively more sophisticated over time. Athome clear aligners like Smile Direct Club allow orthodontic patients more convenience than ever to perfect their smile. Dr. Gierie and…

Guidance for a Surviving Spouse

Navigating the process of executing an estate can be complex. If this task falls on you, it’s likely that you are still grieving from your recent loss and the task of administration seems overwhelming. Managing what needs to be done…

Proper Components of an Asphalt Roof

Each day, the roof over our home protects us from the elements and allows us to live in a comfortable climate-controlled environment. Our roof is a major component of our home and helps to keep our family safe– but thinking…

Spotlight on Top-Selling Brands and Products

Whether you’re planning on staying in your current home for the long-term, just passing through, or are motivated to make improvements to sell, renovating a portion of your living space is inevitable. While dark wood wall paneling, floral wallpaper, shiny…

HEROES WORK HERE

  I see this sign every time I drive through the gates of Plantation Village. Immediately I think of the health care professionals who work in our Resident Care Center tirelessly caring for our residents. Lately, I’m starting to see…

Simple Is Sophisticated

  When the market is free-falling, taking dramatic action is tempting. Tax-loss harvesting, dollar-cost averaging, and rebalancing are tactical options to consider during a market drop, but the critical action is to stay invested. Folks swear by their NCAA bracket,…

What To Consider & Expect When Remodeling

  Remodeling any part of your home can be a daunting task. However, having a plan in place, and knowing what to expect, makes it a much more enjoyable experience. Home renovations are one of the best investments homeowners can…

Preparing For The Loss Of A Spouse

  Although many risks can be avoided in life, the loss of a spouse is something that is inevitable. Many widows report that their spouse did not have a plan in place for what would happen if they should pass…

Tips For Remodeling Your Bathroom

Performing a bathroom remodel in your home is one of the best ways to add value to your investment – and let’s face it, who doesn’t want to step into a fresh, updated bathroom each day? Television, online resources, and…

You’ve Lost A Loved One ─ WHAT NOW?

Many times when loved ones pass away, caretakers are left wondering what to do next. While the grief of losing a friend or family member is tremendous on its own, navigating through the process that will follow is an additional…

Drone Inspections Simplify Roof Maintenance

Drone technology has been increasingly popular and carries over into many different industries – including roof maintenance and repair. This technology allows homeowners and property managers to view areas of their roof that they might not otherwise get to see.…

Unique Ways To Always Remember Loved Ones

  Deciding upon a permanent place of remembrance for a loved one is not only an important part of honoring their memory but provides a place for family and friends to pay tribute for generations to come. While many people…

Creating the Perfect Outdoor Entertainment SPACE

  Outdoor living has been a trend which is steadily on the rise. More and more homeowners are looking to purchase homes with existing outdoor spaces, or they are ready to re-design or incorporate one in their current home. The…

COVID-19 Real Estate FAQ

  What is the current status of the Wilmington market?  Fortunately, I mastermind with top agents across the country weekly − Los Angeles, Dallas, Nashville and Miami. They shut down 3 to 4 weeks ahead of us, so I was…

Women on the Move at Plantation Village

It’s been said “It’s not about the destination, it’s about the journey”, but what if you think you have arrived, only to find that you are just beginning? Women on the Move is a group comprised of women who have…

Financial Self-Care

What’s your number one stressor? Most of Americans would say “money,” outweighing personal relationships and work combined. Conversely, studies show that women’s greatest source of confidence in the future comes from taking positive action and using their money for their…

Dignity Memorial Expands Offerings

A picture says a thousand words, and the photos above of Dignity Memorial’s new building are no exception. The new facility is situated on the grounds of Greenlawn Memorial Park, which is conveniently located just minutes from Mayfaire, Wrighstville Beach,…