By Sherri Pickard, GRI, SFR, CDPE
2015 President, Wilmington Regional Association of Realtors
WILMINGTON, N.C. (January 16, 2015) – When analyzing eleven major zip codes in our region – 28401, 28403, 28405, 28409, 28411, 28412, 28451, 28480, 28428, 28449, and 28443 – an average of the zip codes shows for the year-end of 2014:
- Our average sales price has increased by 4.6% from year-end 2013.
- Of the 5,000 sellers in 2014 – 34.0% paid some sort of concession toward the purchase of the house.
- Our list to sales price ratio for year-end is 96.20%, a decrease from 96.37% for year-end 2013.
- The average list price of the sold properties is $273,531 and is up 4.8% from year-end 2013.
- The average number of days a property remained on the market for the year was 119 days, compared to 121 days for year-end 2013.
- The median sold price of $217,250 for year-end has increased 8.6% from year-end 2013.
WILMINGTON, N.C. (January 13, 2015) – On the evening of Friday, January 9, 2015, the Wilmington Regional Association of Realtors (WRAR) installed Realtor Sherri Pickard of Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage as its 2015 President. Accompanying Pickard as this year’s leadership are Don Harris as President-Elect, Ryan Crecelius as Vice President, Jody Wainio as Past President and Elise Rocks as President of the Realtors Commercial Alliance of Southeastern North Carolina (RCASENC).
WILMINGTON, N.C. (January 7, 2015) – The Wilmington Regional Association of Realtors (WRAR) is hosting a Candidate Training Academy at their offices on Sir Tyler Drive on February 2, 2015. The program, developed by the National Association of Realtors (NAR), delivers high-level training to individuals who have held public office or are considering a run for political office.
“Last year, the Garner Report recommended that the community ‘Recruit and help train business leaders to serve in elected office and serve on appointed boards and commissions,’” said Sherri Pickard, WRAR President. “Immediately, we sent a request to NAR asking that they allow us to host the annual candidate training in Wilmington, and they agreed.”