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Join me for my latest Monday Morning Coffee. In each episode, I share my thoughts on "HOW'S THE MARKET?" and also events and stories about what's going on in our area, as well as some tips and thoughts on buying and selling.

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Latest Videos from Buddy

Monday Morning Conversation Jan 8, 2024
In this week's, Buddy discusses the lack of communication in today's distracting world of technology and other mind-interupting activities. Buddy focusses on having real conversations, even when it's not a fun conversation to have.
Buddy Blake's Bridge Pricing Strategy
Learn how the exact number you price your home at can be the most important thing you do in today's world of Zillow, Realtor.com and other online buyers.
Live Christmas Eve Trivia Drawing
LIVE drawing with my family for the winner of our Christmas Eve trivia contest. Congratulations to Diana Morgan on winning $100. Merry Christmas Everyone!
How To Leverage Your Home Value Report
I just wanted to thank you for visiting our website and requesting a home valuation you should be receiving that within the next 15 minutes if it's not overnight that is in the next 15 minutes if you don't get it please check your spam folder now if you have any questions about it or if it's got some inaccuracy such as square footage bedrooms things or even price I want to get that feedback because we're spending a lot of money on this new AI generated system and the only way it's going to be right is if we
Your Price Is Your Marketing
In today's real estate market, it is extremely important to be proactive in your price improvements to stay top of mind with agents and buyers.
Selling A Property? Here's How To Add Value!
Which items will add value to your home and help with resale when the time comes to sell? The answer is: “The ones that future buyers also want and are willing to pay for.”
Update Your Insurance Replacement Coast NOW!
Insurance Essentials: A Casual Chat with Chad Huneycutt of the Huneycutt Insurance Company and Buddy Blake, a realtor with Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage. In this candid video, I had an awesome chat with my friend and trusted insurance expert, Chad Huneycutt from the Huneycutt Group. From personal to commercial insurance, flood coverage, and replacement values, Chad shared some valuable insights to help you make informed decisions about your protection. So, let's kick back, relax, and di
Thinking About Selling? Watch This.
Are you thinking about selling? If so, the video resources below cover many of the common questions that most people have during the home selling journey.
What sales price should you list your home for?
When you hire us to list your property we provide you a Comparative Market Analysis (CMA) which is a compilation of recent sales from your area.
I Want To Sell My House But I Don't Know Where To Go
If you are caught in the domino dilemma of wanting to sell your home while prices are so strong and competing inventory is so low versus not knowing where you would move if you did sell - You are not alone!
Understanding Due Diligence, Earnest Money, and Fees in North Carolina
Are you considering buying a home in North Carolina? Understanding the intricacies of due diligence, earnest money, and associated fees is crucial for effectively navigating the real estate market. In North Carolina, these terms hold specific significance and play a vital role in the home-buying process. Let's break down what you need to know:
Negotiating New Construction vs Resale Homes
New Home Buying versus Resale Home Buying Tips - Having the correct expectations going into the process will save everyone's heartache and be able to make the best decision possible.
Understanding How Buyers Search For Homes
In the digital age, the process of buying a house has undergone a profound transformation. Gone are the days of flipping through physical listings or solely relying on a real estate agent's recommendations. Today, buyers embark on a journey of discovery, leveraging online platforms and search engines to navigate the vast landscape of available properties. In this blog post, we'll delve into the intricacies of this journey, focusing on the crucial first step: understanding the buyer and how they find their d
Maximize Your Real Estate Profits with a 1031 Exchange
Are you considering selling your investment property, second home, or vacation rental? With the real estate market booming over the last five years, now might be the perfect time to sell. But before you do, there's an essential tax-saving strategy you need to know about: the 1031 Like-Kind Exchange.
Unlocking Massive Tax Savings on Your Home Sale
Are you planning to sell your home and worried about the tax implications? You might be sitting on a potential goldmine of tax savings! In this video, we dive deep into the specifics of how homeowners can leverage their primary residence to unlock massive tax savings when selling their home. ????
Tuesday Coffee - Wilmington Top City In US
Firstly, if you haven't heard already, Wilmington and the surrounding Cape Fear area were recently voted as one of the top cities in the entire country! It's a testament to the charm and appeal of our region, and I've included a link to the article below for your perusal.
Buddy's Latest Blog Posts
I Want To Sell But Where Will I Go?

Navigating Today's Real Estate Market: Solutions for Sellers in Uncertain Times By far, this is the number 1 question I am answering today from homeowners, buyers, and even agents.   Just ... Read more about I Want To Sell But Where Will I Go?

Christmas Eve Trivia Contest Winner Drawing

Congratulations to Diana Morgan of Leland, NC, on winning our $100 Christmas Eve Live Drawing.   Read more about Christmas Eve Trivia Contest Winner Drawing

Monday Morning Coffee with Buddy

This week Buddy shares that mortgage rates are now in the 5's and 6's with good credit, but check with your lender. Also, we will have a big Christmas Eve drawing for $100 we will venmo to you that ... Read more about Monday Morning Coffee with Buddy

Monday Morning Coffee - Dec 11, 2023

Happy Monday 🎄CHRISTMAS TRIVIA WINNER🎄 Congratulations to last week's Christmas Trivia Winner:Teresa Sanders of Castle Hayne.   We had many more entries last week and look forward to ... Read more about Monday Morning Coffee - Dec 11, 2023

Monday Morning Coffee December 4 2023

Congratulations to Nancy Pane of Leland, NC, for winning last week's Christmas Trivia drawing!  Read more about Monday Morning Coffee December 4 2023

Market Update for September 11, 2023

Market Update from Buddy Blake ​The below chart just released by the Area Association of Realtors shows that sales are substantially down year over year.  But keep in mind that much of this is ... Read more about Market Update for September 11, 2023

Monday Coffee with Buddy for August 23 2023

Happy Monday to you this is Buddy Blake here in Wilmington North Carolina realtor with Coldwell Banker. If you are out there and you're thinking about selling your house I want to share with you one ... Read more about Monday Coffee with Buddy for August 23 2023

Monday Coffee with Buddy for August 14 2023

Navigating the Wilmington, NC Real Estate Market with Buddy Blake Are you curious about the current state of the real estate market in Wilmington, North Carolina? Look no further! I'm Buddy ... Read more about Monday Coffee with Buddy for August 14 2023

Will Existing Home Sales Climb at all This Year?

A Look at the 2023 Real Estate Market: Supply, Demand, and Price Trends In the midst of an unprecedented real estate boom, the 2023 housing market has been an intriguing rollercoaster ride for ... Read more about Will Existing Home Sales Climb at all This Year?

Monday Coffee with Buddy for July 24, 2023

Unraveling Real Estate Insights with Top Realtor Buddy Blake in Wilmington, NC Hello, this is Buddy Blake, your trusted realtor with Coldwell Banker in Wilmington, North Carolina. In this blog post, ... Read more about Monday Coffee with Buddy for July 24, 2023

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