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Wilmington Homes & Real Estate

Find the newest Wilmington homes for sale below. For further information on Wilmington properties for sale or to schedule a private showing, contact our North Carolina real estate experts today!

Included below are all the homes for sale in Wilmington, NC. If you would like more information on a home in Wilmington, North Carolina, click the “Request More Information” button when viewing the details of that property. Our real estate partners are ready to provide you with information on properties you find in Wilmington. If you need additional Wilmington, NC tax information, insurance estimates, or would like to do a virtual showing our real estate agent partners are ready to meet your needs. The Wilmington homes listed below are sorted by days on market as the default setting, the most recent listings will be shown first. To change the way the search is displayed; price (high to low), oldest properties on the market, most bedrooms, etc – click the “sort” button to the right of the green refine results button and above where the Wilmington houses for sale are displayed.  You can set the search to display however you wish by using the “sort” tool below.

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Homes For Sale in Wilmington NC

Wilmington NC Real Estate

Wilmington, NC population is 124,744, throughout Wilmington, there are a total of 52,207 residential units. The median house value in Wilmington, NC is $312,789 as of the second quarter of 2021. 

Single-family homes make up 51% of Wilmington’s housing, condos make up 30% of the available housing. The most prevalent residential unit type is three and four-bedroom single-family homes. The makeup of renters to owners is almost split evenly, 43% of the homes are owner-occupied, 57% of the properties are rentals made up of short and long-term rentals. 

Looking at the age of homes in Wilmington, a majority of the homes were built prior to 2000 making up 79% of the homes found in Wilmington. Homes built after 2000 show how much new development has happened in Wilmington NC over the past 20 years. 21% of the homes found in Wilmington NC were built after 2000. 

Wilmington NC Home Appreciation

Over the past 10 years, Wilmington NC home appreciation has been tracking at 4.25% per year. This type of yearly home appreciation ranks Wilmington NC in the top 40% nationally. 

Over the last year Wilmington, NC homes appreciation rate is at 10.06%, this rate is slightly above the national average. Compared to other cities and towns throughout NC, the Wilmington home appreciation rate is slightly above average. 

One thing to keep in mind is that areas and neighborhoods throughout Wilmington, NC can be much different with appreciation rates. The numbers we share are averages and depending on the neighborhood and area in Wilmington that can greatly affect the home value and appreciation rates. 

Wilmington Real Estate Agents

Interested in a home purchase in Wilmington? Allow our North Carolina real estate team to help you through the purchase of your new Wilmington property or through the sale of your current residence. As local real estate agents, we’re experts on the dynamics unique to the Wilmington real estate market.

Contact EZ Home Search to learn more about buyer or seller representation. Planning to sell your Wilmington home? Connect with us for more information about the potential resale value of your property!


Wilmington, NC Property Tax Information

Market Value

The New Hanover County appraiser will come up the with appraised value of the property, this calculation will come up with a value for the land and a separate value for the building. The combined land and buidling value will become the market value for the property. 

Assessed Value 

The property tax for the Wilmington, NC property will be based on the assessed value of the property. North Carolina general status requires real estate to be assessed at 100% of the market value as of January 1 of the apprasial year. There are exemptions, like the Homestead Exemption that can be used to reduce the assessed value when calculating the property taxes. The maximum homestead exemption in North Carolina is $25,000 or 50% of the assesed value. 

Wilmington, NC Property Tax Calculation

The table below shows the tax calculation for Wilmington, NC if the property does not fall in the city of Wilmington. You can find the current millage rates for Wilmington, NC Here

Tax Description

Assessed Value

Tax Rate per $100(2021)

Tax Amount

New Hanover County $150,000 .4304 $645.60
Fire District $150,000 .0725 $108.75
Debt Service  $150,000 .0446 $66.90
Property Tax $150,000 .5475 $821.25

Wilmington, North Carolina Property Types 

As a costal community, Wilmington, NC and the surrounding areas offer many different types of properties. Whether you are looking for an oceanfront home along coastal North Carolina, a home in a gated community, or a Wilmington condo you will find a lot of options in and around Wilmington, NC. As you can imagine, like many other coastal markets, homes for sale in Wilmington, NC do not stay on the market very long. So it is a good idea to bookmark our new listings page for Wilmington homes for sale, here you can quickly access all the new listings in Wilmington, NC. Like all areas our website covers, new listings are updated every 15 minutes so you do not miss out. 

Below are many of the property type searches you will find along coastal North Carolina, click on any of the links and homes that meet that search will populate. Bookmark your favorties, and come back often to see all of the new listings in Wilmington, NC. 

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Recent Home Sales in Wilmington, NC

Like many of the coastal markets across the southeast, Wilmington continues to see massive growth with so many people moving to the area. One of our goals at EZ Home Search is to educate our website visitors, so we created a list of homes that recently sold in Wilmington, NC. This list of homes that recently sold in Wilmington, NC includes all homes that have closed in the last 30 days that were listed on the Wilmington MLS. This list is updated daily so be sure to use this list as a resource in your Wilmington home search; the list of homes recently sold is sorted by the most recent sale at the top. 

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