SHACKLEFORD ISLAND ON THE SOUTHERN OUTER BANKS OF NC

SHACKLEFORD ISLAND ON THE SOUTHERN OUTER BANKS OF NC
WALKING WITH WILD MUSTANGS ON THE CRYSTAL COAST OF NC

Saturday, April 24, 2010

A FEW MONTHS MAKE A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE

4 BEDROOM 3 BATH HOME REDUCED TO $238,500 IN MOREHEAD CITY, NC
Call 252-659-2368 for Details! A few months, a few days ago over half the country was under that white powdery stuff. Today the grass is green and growing, flowers are blooming, birds are singing and new birth surrounds us. The Morehead City Marlins will play their first game on May 28th. The ball field is nearly ready and the countdown has started! Check out their website at www.mhcmarlins.com for additional information. Many boats are also getting a new fresh face provided by Swann Island Signs & Graphics. It will be fun to watch all the new Boat Graphics and signs on boats out on the water ways and in the ocean. REAL ESTATE NEWS: GREAT NEWS FOR A CHANGE! The housing market has improved on the Crystal Coast of NC and is up 6% in 2010 over 2009! There is still plenty of inventory and it is DEFINITELY still a 'BUYERS' market. There is only a week left to take advantage of the tax credits for first and second time home owners. BETTER HURRY IF YOU WANT THOSE TAX CREDITS! The end is getting near on April 30, 2010!
INTEREST RATES AS OF 4-23-2010 IN CARTERET COUNTY
Dropped back down to under 5%! Check with some of our local lenders for current rates!! Don't wait! (More information upon request) Take advantage of these low rates; they won't last forever! E-Z Mortgages, Jay Conner, Owner 1-877-288-8718 Eastern Mortgage, Larry Davis, Asst VP, 252-646-3737 Sound Bank, Betty Ann Lilley, Loan Officer, 252-727-2145 LOCAL BUSINESS AFFILIATES IN CARTERET COUNTY, NC Homan Company of NC - Office Supplies - 252-247-5766 Boys & Girls Clubs of Coastal Carolina - 252-222-3007 Burnette Architecture & Planning - 252-726-5387 A+ Medical Business Services, Inc. - 252-726-2799 Groff's Artistic Tile & Flooring - 252-241-7579 Celebrity Services - 34' Hummer Limo - 252-622-0078 Chris' General Maintenance - 252-247-3633 Coastal Homeshield, Inc. - 252-247-5100 H. Curtiss Merrick, M.D. - 18 yrs & up - 252-222-5790 Creative Lighting & Bath - 252-240-2242 Accent Travel & Cruises - 252-670-1958 Eastern Heating and Cooling - 252-728-5999 E-Z Morrgages - 877-288-8718 Carolina Crawlspace Solutions - 252-659-2383 NC COASTAL PROPERTIES Gena Gilbert RE - 877-240-0259 Scott & Stringfellow Financial Advisors - 252-222-0022 Ken Hillman, CPA - 252-240-1228 Culligan Water Conditioning - 252-726-6118 Rainmaker Irrigation - 252-393-9008 Rid A Pest - 1-800-PEST CONTROL or 252-240-2266 Stang Painting - 252-808-3652 Swann Island Signs & Graphics - 252-247-7446 Taylored Interiors - Interior Design - 252-725-4691 P.T. Jones Electric - 252-728-6656 ACN - Video Phone - 252-648-0071 Connectng Point Computer Center - 252-240-CPCC (2722) Community Yellow Pages - 252-633-7730 Clawson's & Aqua Restaurants in Beaufort, NC - 252-728-2133 Morehead City Marlins Baseball - Buddy Bengle - www.mhcmarlins.com ONE OF MY FAVORITE RECIPES:(QUICK, EASY & DELICIOUS) DELICIOUS CRABMEAT DIP Four 8oz Packages of Philadelphia Cream Cheese Place in large bowl – soften in the microwave ADD TO CREAM CHEESE: ¼ cup Miracle Whip Dressing 1/8 cup milk Garlic salt to taste Dash of Worcesterchire Sauce Green tips of spring onion (Optional – horseradish to taste) Mix together until creamy with electric mixer Stir in 3 cans of Fancy Lump Crabmeat (drained) Place in baking dish and cook 30-40 Minutes @ 350 degrees until brown and bubbly *NOTE: Can be frozen before cooking and bake when needed; can also put into individual containers for smaller portions AND HERE IS A GREAT WAY TO START AND END ANY DAY WITH A SMILE! video