Sun-Surf Realty Blog

Helpful Home Staging Tips You Need to Know

When it comes to staging your home to sell, there are a few things you need to know. We have gathered some of the top tips from HGTV experts and compiled the most important and helpful staging strategies designed to help your home sell. Highlight your home's strengths, downplay its weak... View the full post »

10 of the Best Questions to Ask Before You Book Your Rental

  Booking a vacation rental is a pretty simple task these days. With online booking, you're on your way to the vacation of your dreams with just a few clicks. Whether it's your first time booking a rental or not, it's important to get answers to any questions you have before you ... View the full post »

How to Be Stylish with 2018 Spring and Summer Fashion Trends

  Right from the fashion runways of New York, Milan and Paris, we've rounded up what's trending in 2018 for the spring and summer seasons. We've chosen some of the more wearable fashion trends that could actually be worn off the runway and in everyday life. As you start planning ... View the full post »

The Best February 2018 Events on the Crystal Coast

Welcome to February at the beach in Emerald Isle, North Carolina with some amazing, fun and family-friendly events and things to do. There is an incredibly full calendar of events this month, so you'll want to mark down your favorites. There are a lot of options for celebrating Valentine'... View the full post »

7 Selling Secrets Every Homeowner Should Know

  If you're getting ready to put your house on the market, then you'll want to know these home selling secrets straight from the real estate experts at HGTV. Selling your home can seem like a daunting task, but it doesn't have to be. With the right support, a skilled real estate ... View the full post »

The Most Romantic Things To Do in Emerald Isle

  Whether it's Valentine's Day or any day you want to make extra special for your loved one, Emerald Isle is a place where you can whisk your sweetheart off for a romantic getaway at the beach. Emerald Isle beach gives you precious quality time together as a couple, while also enjoyi... View the full post »

10 of the Best Reasons to Download the Emerald Isle App

Oh beautiful Emerald Isle, North Carolina, located along the stunning Crystal Coast with its pristine beaches, sparkling blue Atlantic waters and verdant green landscape. There is so much to love about this little piece of paradise. Do you know about the Emerald Isle app? (Yes, there indeed is a... View the full post »

One Easy Way To Be Happier and Healthier This Year

  Anytime is a good time to make a change for the better in your life. New Year's resolutions come and go but real life change should be the ultimate goal. Did you know that there's one easy way to ensure a happier and healthier you? There is. And guess what? It's probably one of... View the full post »

January Events on the Crystal Coast That Will Warm You Up

Warm up your winter days on the coast of North Carolina with these favorite local events on the Crystal Coast this month. January on the beach offers a tranquility and solitude that's hard to find, so come and get some. Daily walks on the beach, fun and interesting things to do around town, ... View the full post »

New Year Resolutions You Can Keep at the Beach

  It's that time of year again. We're on the cusp of change as the calendar year winds down and the new year rolls in. Have you thought about any New Year's resolutions you'd like to make? Now's the time. We've gathered up some New Year's resolutions that are perf... View the full post »

The Most Popular FAQs About Coastal Real Estate

When you're considering buying a beach home on the coast of North Carolina, you may have questions about what you need to know when buying coastal property. We can help! We've gathered some of the most frequently asked questions that come up when homebuyers are interested in purchasing c... View the full post »

How to Have the Perfect Coastal Christmas

  Ah, Christmas on the coast. There's nothing quite like the beautiful blend of bright, happy holiday cheer set against a palette of white sands, blue skies, and blue ocean waters. Christmas on the coast is a one-of-kind experience that everyone should have the opportunity to enjoy at le... View the full post »

The Most Fun and Festive December Events in Emerald Isle

  'Tis the season for all things fun and festive. December is a month full of holiday celebrations and more on the Crystal Coast of North Carolina. Come and experience a coastal Christmas where seashells trump snowflakes and you can build a sandman instead of a snowman. Toss off those ... View the full post »

10 Ways to Be More Thankful This Year

Being thankful and showing gratitude seem like easy enough concepts, but our human nature has a way of interfering with that. It takes a little more effort and mindfulness to cultivate an attitude of gratitude. This time of year there is a concentrated effort to focus on thankfulness, but how ca... View the full post »

How to Winterize Your Beach House in 3 Easy Steps

Winter is coming. Is your beach house prepared? And exactly what do you need to do? Let us help. We're breaking it down into three simple steps to make sure your house is ready for the change of seasons. Winters on the Crystal Coast of North Carolina are mostly mild and temperate, but it'... View the full post »