Century 21 Action's Topsail Island Blog

How to Make Your Topsail Rental More Marketable

The vacation rental market is highly competitive. In a sea of beautiful beach homes, cozy cottages, modern condos and endless vacation rentals, what can you do to ensure that your Topsail rental (or any vacation rental for that matter) gets noticed? That's a really excellent question and one... View the full post »

How to Sell Your Home in 3 Easy Steps

Selling your home doesn't have to be stressful. Focus on the end goal and be proactive from the get-go, and you'll find that it's not as overwhelming as it may seem. We've broken down the home selling process into three easy yet essential steps. Make sure to do these and be... View the full post »

Coastal Property Q and A: What You Need to Know

The buying, selling and ownership of coastal property has a set of considerations all its own. What do you need to know when pursuing ownership of the beach home of your dreams? Let us help by answering the most frequently asked questions about beach real estate. You have questions, we have answ... View the full post »

How To Easily Calculate a Mortgage You Can Afford

  A home purchase is one of the biggest investments of a lifetime, so of course you want to be wise and make sure you stay within the boundaries of your budget. So exactly how do you calculate a mortgage you can afford? It's easy! Follow these steps and you're well on your way. ... View the full post »

How to Make the Most of Your Outdoor Living Space

Maximizing your outdoor living space at your beach home or vacation rental is well worth your time and effort. If you live at the beach or you own a vacation rental at the beach, then you already know that a lot of time is spent immersing oneself in the gorgeous coastal ambience and reveling in ... View the full post »

Top 10 Real Estate Resources You Need to Know About

Everyone should have an extensive real-estate resource arsenal whether you're looking to buy a home, sell a home, or find yourself anywhere in between. Knowledge is power and when it comes to big investments like home and property, of course you want to be well informed. You also want to have pr... View the full post »

How to Make Your Beach House the Best It Can Be

Whether you own a summer beach house, an investment property or a beach vacation rental, it's important that you give your home a little TLC before the busy summer season arrives. With family and friends visiting or vacationers and guests arriving, getting your beach house in tip-top shape befor... View the full post »

What You Need to Know About Coastal Decor Trends This Year

Are you wondering what's hot and what's not in this year's interior design trends? Look no further! We're highlighting some of the best and newest home design and decor looks for 2017 that happen to work especially well in coastal homes, beach houses and vacation rentals. Here are a few of... View the full post »

3 Reasons to Book Your Topsail Island Vacation Early

Think it seems too soon to book your summer vacation? Let us change your mind. Here are the top three reasons to book your Topsail Island vacation early! Give us a call at 855-288-9345 to speak with one of our Vacation Specialists, or visit our website here to book online... View the full post »

5 Easy Ways to Make Your Vacation Rental Rise to the Top

If you have ownership of an investment property or are a vacation rental home owner, you know how important it is to keep your property marketable and how vital it is to maintain a steady stream of renters and vacationers. But the real questions is, how do you best do that? How do you make your ... View the full post »

How to Save Money for a Down Payment on a House

Let's talk about down payments. Coming up with tens of thousands of dollars for a down payment can seem like a monumental challenge, especially if you're already bogged down with other responsibilities like student loans, car payments, rent—and, well, life as we know it. While there are loans... View the full post »

New Year, New Home: What This Year's Home Buyers Need to Know

As 2016 comes to a close and 2017 makes its appearance, home buyers may be wondering what the real estate market and upcoming trends for the new year are predicted to be. If you're looking to buy a new home in 2017, here are a few of the relevant housing trends and predictions you'll want to kno... View the full post »

How to Make Your Beach House Merry and Bright This Holiday Season

Are you looking for simple yet creative ways to give your house a coastal Christmas touch this year? We can help! We have some fabulous ways to emulate a beachy Christmas in your home with these festive ideas. Here's how to make your beach house merry and bright this holiday season with the perf... View the full post »

What You Need to Know About Real Estate on Topsail Island

Topsail Island is a 26-mile hidden gem on the coast of North Carolina. With pristine sands, expansive coastal beauty, and affordable beach living, it's easy to see why Topsail Island is an increasingly popular beach destination for those who choose to vacation and live here. Are you thin... View the full post »

Why Living at the Beach Improves Your Mind, Body and Soul

Ah, the beach. There are quite a few reasons people desire the beach life. Of course living at the beach is a beautiful option, but did you know it's a healthy one, too?  Beaches offer up a restorative environment where people can renew their adaptive resources to meet the demands of str... View the full post »