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
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
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 a relative rarity being born and raised in the Wilmington area. His family has deep roots in Castle Hayne being from a family of former dairy and flower farmers. "I've always felt Wilmington is the city that feels like a town and is perfect mix of business, education, arts, and culture surrounded by beautiful beaches"
Steve went to school and worked at UNCW as a technology analyst. He served 8 years on Wilmington's Historic Preservation Commission working to preserve the rich heritage of downtown, and received North Carolina's Order of the Long Leaf Pine for extraordinary service to the state and recently served on the board of the Full Belly Project helping to provide sustainable solutions to improve lives around the world.
Steve retired from UNCW he sought an opportunity to share his passion for the area and working with people so so real estate was the perfect fit. "I love showing off my town and helping people find their place here".
Steve shares his life with his amazing wife Kelly, two terrific children Madison and Gerrit, and the family dog Pepper. When not helping people with their real estate needs Steve likes to surf, stand up paddleboarding, and can often be found, early in the morning, deep in conversation at his favorite coffee haunt.
CONTACT STEVE: (910) 617-6388
Amy is a proud Wilmington native. Growing up in Wilmington and attending public schools in New Hanover County, she has watched the county grow into an area that many visitors would like to call home. Amy graduated from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington earning a Bachelor’s degree in Communications and returning to graduate school earning a Masters degree in Elementary education.
Kym has lived several places in four different states, yet gladly landed in Wilmington in 2004. Holding a BA in English and having worked in many different fields, from teaching, owning her own retail businesses to development work for local non-profits and most recently performing real estate paralegal work, she is putting her knowledge of the area and love of all that it has to offer to practice in hopes of sharing it with others. Authenticity and professionalism are traits she most admires and strives to convey. She enjoys reading, writing, cycling, traveling, and spending as much time as possible outdoors- preferably oceanside. As a recent empty-nester and soon-to- be resident of Surf City, she is excited about beginning this new chapter in her life.
Kelly is a lifelong resident of North Carolina. From a young age Kelly had a passion for interior design, but her passion would soon change to real estate when her family had their first move. Working closely with a skilled and talented realtor, Kelly developed a newly found interest in real estate. After graduating high school in 2008 (when the real estate market crashed) she decided to pursue an alternate career. Kelly spent most of her upcoming years as a Certified Nursing Assistant working at an assisted living facility in Scotland county, while also working as a manager at Belk for 10 years. During that time she met her fiance Christopher and had four beautiful children. Kelly has spent the last three years as a stay at home mother while still maintaining her passion for real estate. When Kelly's family moved to the Pender county area in 2019, she obtained her real estate license. As a new realtor Kelly looks forward to using her sales experience, determination, engaging personality, attention to detail, and knowledge to help you find your dream home.
Kelly enjoys spending time at the beach and the park with her kids, (Chloe, Luke, Kimberly and Mckenzie), fishing at the pier and reading a good book on the porch with her two dogs Holly and Simba.
CONTACT Kelly: (910) 318-0002
CONTACT TARA: (910) 508-4209