Tricia has lived in 9 different states but after doing extensive research, decided Wilmington was the perfect place to call home. She holds a Master's Degree and Doctorate in Physical Therapy but after successfully buying and selling some properties of her own she decided to turn her passion for real estate into a career. Tricia obtained her Realtor's license in New York in 1998 and in North Carolina in 2004. She has helped hundreds of clients with primary residence, second home and investment purchases as well as facilitating 1031 exchanges and 401K real estate acquisitions.
Tricia is a marathon runner and also enjoys yoga, cooking, traveling and taking advantage of all the Historic District and local beaches have to offer. In her spare time she makes short films, her latest film premiered at the 2015 Cucalorus Film Festival. She believes in long term investing in real estate and owns several investment properties on both Carolina Beach and North Topsail Beach. She resides in the Historic District of Wilmington.
Andrea lived most of her life in beautiful but hectic Southern California and often says that moving to Wilmington in 2005 was her best decision. She and her husband John love the slower pace and history of the area. Andrea graduated from UCSD with a degree in Environmental City Planning and continues to be fascinated with architecture and design. Andrea has helped hundreds of buyer's purchase their dream home in Southeastern North Carolina.Andrea writes Urban Fiction and Fantasy novels in her spare time and had published several series in both hard copy and eBook versions.
As an experienced Realtor, Tara English specializes in finding you your dream home! A 32-year resident of Wilmington, Tara's intimate knowledge of the area and the real estate market make her the top choice for clients looking to buy a home. Tara's dedication to personal service and professionalism guarantee that you will have a great home-buying experience. Tara is known for her outstanding negotiating skills, so whether you're new to the area or a lifetime Wilmington resident, Tara will find you the perfect home at the absolute best price.
Tara's business experience includes helping start several businesses and having been a business owner. She enjoys helping organize and participating in charity fund-raising events. Although Tara is up to date with all the latest communication technology (web, email, social media, etc.), she realizes there is no replacement for face-to-face personal interaction. Tara is married with two beautiful children, and enjoys interior design, cooking, socializing with friends, and spending time at the beach.
CONTACT TARA: (910) 200-6463
Jennifer is a native Texan and while a piece of her heart will always remain in Texas the southern coastal charm of Wilmington captivated her in 1995 when she moved and decided to grow roots here. Her background prior to Real Estate was in competitive markets ranging from Fortune 500 companies, dotcom’s, Non-Profit and franchises of which gave her a vast amount of diversity and experience in negotiations while taking care of her clients. The first business she started was an event planning company which was a natural passion and ability of hers and those skills also help in her Real Estate career. She joined Coastal Select Properties because of the strong principles the company has been built on. When she is not selling Real Estate, you will find her alongside her furry companion Witten, a German Shepherd dog who thinks she is a human! Jennifer loves to cook, share her space with friends, travel and help others.
CONTACT JENNNIFER: 910-617-1292
Jordyn is from Colorado, she moved to West Hollywood, California at age 19 to pursue her dream of acting. After living in LA for 7 years she and her partner moved to Austin, Texas to chase a new dream. Together they began renovating and restoring homes and Jordyn’s love of architecture and design grew. She and her partner were drawn to the Wilmington area because of its rich history, incredible downtown, beautiful beaches, and thriving community. Upon arrival to North Carolina, Jordyn immediately became involved in real estate and is very excited to be working with such an amazing group at Coastal Select Properties. As a part of The Tara English Real Estate Team, Jordyn looks forward to learning from her experienced leader and fellow teammates.
Jordyn has a knack for translating vision to reality. She will discover what you want in a home and will help turn your dreams into reality. She is an enthusiastic and seasoned sales person with an obvious passion for real estate. Jordyn loves spending time on the beach, helping needy animals, dancing, and cooking vegan food.
CONTACT JORDYN: (720)352-4785
Teresa has called Wilmington home since 1993. She grew up at the Jersey shore and knew that she would always want to live in a coastal town. She loves the Wilmington area and sharing it with others. She has seen many amazing places while studying and working around the world, but there is nothing more beautiful to her than a white sandy beach along the Atlantic.
Teresa transitioned to full time real estate sales in 2005, after spending several years as the International Programs Manager for a non-profit organization that facilitated adoptions from Russia and Kazakhstan. She had a growing interest in the market and after her first investment purchase she was hooked on real estate. She has always considered it a privilege to help others navigate through some of the most significant milestones in their lives.
When not helping clients, Teresa loves spending time with her two girls. They are busy with year-round swim, but she is excited that they have started playing ultimate Frisbee. In fact, Teresa is a proud sponsor of the Cape Fear Ultimate youth team (Go, Sea Urchins!) and helps with organizing the league and coaching. She also helped to start the Roland Grise Middle School Ultimate Frisbee team and serves as an assistant coach.
CONTACT TERESA: 910-470-2004
Melissa relocated to the Carolina coast in 2002 from Wesport, CT, and began her real estate career in Wilmington in 2003. She specializes in residential and commercial sales, relocation, coastal properties, new construction, investment properties, and land acquisition. Melissa epitomizes integrity, energy, hard work, and creative service in every details of the real estate process. She has sellers, buyers, investors, builders, and developers in both residential and commercial markets. Melissa applies her expertise and market knowledge, combined with useful technology tools to provide superior customer service.
Melissa majored in East Asian Studies with a concentration in Japanese at Columbia University and completed certification programs in Internet Technologies at NYU, and Creative Writing at Harvard. In her leisure time, she enjoys the beach, cooking, travel, creative writing, snow skiing, SCUBA diving and hiking. She speaks fluent Japanese.
Melissa and her family have totally embraced the coastal lifestyle and now reside in Carolina Beach.
CONTACT MELISSA: 910-836-8160
Born and raised in New York and New Jersey, Pati has lived in North Carolina for 23 years. After spending 19 years in Charlotte, she moved to Wilmington in 2013. She immediately fell in love with the area and decided to dive into real estate. Pati loves the sense of community she has found here, the gorgeous beaches, and historic downtown. Her attention to detail, a focus on customer service and an aptitude for building relationships with clients have led her to both great success and long-lasting friendships.
CONTACT PATI: 910-616-0334
David is a transplant from Philadelphia with a decade plus layover in Southern California. Not long after reading an article in Surfer Magazine entitled, The Top 10 College Towns for Surfers, he moved to Wilmington, NC. In his 30s and ready to take a break from a career in finance and investments, he settled into the good life here in 2003.
Since moving to Wilmington, David and his wife Pam have a built a portfolio of over 30 vacation rentals from here to Asheville and have owned two unique bed and breakfasts. They regularly house travelers and prospective clients and view themselves as stewards to all of Wilmington. He has also owned NC's smallest bar, coached college football, and has developed small condo projects along with saving and repurposing numerous pre-20th century structures.
Avid animal rescuers, including five blind dogs, David and Pam can often found enjoying ILM with one or more pets in tow.
David believes in helping clients make informed real estate decisions by offering extensive data, up-to-date information and breadth of experience.
David attended Johns Hopkins University, Ursinus College, and SDSU where he studied Literature and Creative Writing on undergrad and graduate level and has two MBAs in Finance.
He is easily reached via text or call at 910-297-0145. Expect an subsequent invite to stop by for some "porch time".
Steve is one of the most rare creatures around—a native of Wilmington. He has lived in Wilmington his entire life. He was raised in Wrightsboro/Castle Hayne, went to school and worked at UNCW, spends his summers at the beach, and calls historic Wilmington home. He loves the vibe, history and architecture of the historic districts and served eight years on the Wilmington Historic Preservation Commission.
Steve and his wife have invested in properties around the area purchasing new, renovating historic, and even designed and built their own house downtown.
Steve loves to travel domestically and abroad with his family but Wilmington is always home. The Swart family has deep roots in the Castle Hayne area as former dairy and flower farmers. He spent his childhood farming, and most of his adult life as a computer analyst. He has a extensive knowledge and love of the Wilmington area and has strong ties to the community. When he’s not sharing his knowledge of the area to help people buy and sell properties, he’s very likely to be found enjoying time downtown, walking the family dog named Pepper, running or surfing at the beach.