Your Guide to Wilmington NC Real Estate

Welcome to 5 Star Real Estate, your #1 resource for buying and selling homes in beautiful New Hanover County, North Carolina. We have been helping clients discover the enchantment of Wilmington and the surrounding beach towns since 2001. We know this area and have invested in state-of-the-art technology to help you find your new dream home. 

We have an exceptional team of people to make your real estate experience smooth and even enjoyable. Our technology provides you with blazing fast search results, interactive maps, virtual property slideshows, daily email alerts, price change alerts, detailed property information, virtual pictures, neighborhood information, school information, foreclosures and access to our help when you need it most.

Buying a House

Are you in search of a new home? Easily click through pictures of properties on our site. Our alerts will come to you when new homes match your criteria, so you won’t miss an opportunity. You will have access to all the information you need to find the perfect home to enjoy your piece of paradise. 

Selling a House

Looking to sell your home? Get a competitive advantage by listing it on our site where you will be able to reach clients who are looking in your area. Our team will negotiate the best price for your property.


Get up to date information on foreclosure properties. Our team can offer you expert advice and assistance on how to handle a foreclosure deal and get an exceptionally great value.

Home Search

Two-Story, 3 bedrooms, 2 bath, on the water, with a view of the Atlantic Ocean. Our search tool allows you to find all the places to match what you want. You can specify your searches by price, square footage, bedrooms, bathrooms, year built, number of floors, waterfront type, lot features, lot size, zip code and then see your results on an interactive map. 

Save all of your favorite houses so you can compare and view them later. We will then email you daily with price changes and more properties that match your search criteria. You will have detailed property information, virtual pictures and even school information. All of this will help you to make an informed decision on the best possible home for you.

Wilmington NC Real Estate

Wilmington, the city that has it all! Wilmington is a vibrant city that has been thriving economically and culturally for decades. Whether your cup of tea is historical, established or traditional real estate, you’ll find great living options here. Home to one of the largest movie studios outside of Hollywood, producing very popular television shows. Get inspired by a wide variety of local artists displaying beautiful works of art around town. The education system is known for being high quality. If you ever have any medical needs, you’ll find top notch facilities in the area. Then when you are ready to take a break from work and get some sunshine, head over to one of the surrounding beaches bursting with activities that you couldn’t fit into one weekend even if you wanted to. Voted one of the best places to live and deemed a coastal dream town, Wilmington is a town worth exploring.

Carolina Beach Realty

The island community of Carolina Beach runs at a slower, more relaxed pace. Warm shining sun, melting ice cream cones, crashing waves, the ferris wheel turning as the sun sets and jazz music plays in the background. This is the scene that you can enjoy daily at the boardwalk in Carolina Beach. Enjoy the beautiful weather, pristine beaches, state parks, and lively community life. Real estate includes everything from coastal cottages to luxurious oceanfront homes and condominiums.

Kure Beach Real Estate

If you would like property in a place with serene beaches, a family oriented community, delicious fresh seafood and plenty to do, look no further than Kure Beach. You’ll find Kure Beach nestled just South of Carolina Beach, about 25 minutes South of Wilmington. You can enjoy the slower pace of life, while still being close enough to Wilmington for all of your modern day conveniences. The vibe of the town is tropical and lively with brightly colored homes, shops and restaurants. You’ll find small beach cottages to luxury oceanfront homes and everything in between in Kure Beach.

Wrightsville Beach Real Estate

Considered by many to be the highlight of the Wilmington area, Wrightsville Beach features a beautiful 5 mile stretch of pristine beach, a tight-knit community, plenty of outdoor activities, and other attractions. Enjoy surfing, kayaking, fishing, walking, community events and the beautiful sunshine.

A favorite getaway for Wilmington locals since the late 1800’s. Wrightsville beach was accessed by a beach trolley before the freeway was constructed. This beautiful destination spot has been a popular beach for over a century as it’s the most accessible from Wilmington. This area has been rapidly growing and improving over the past 30 years, bringing not just locals but tourists from all over.

Historic Downtown Wilmington Real Estate

Homes for sale in historic downtown Wilmington are among the most treasured in the Wilmington area. This area’s history spans three centuries and a 230-block historic district. Buyers who purchase historic downtown Wilmington homes or condos are just steps from the area’s museums, shopping, dining, and entertainment.