Ocean Isle Beach Real Estate & Homes for Sale in North Carolina
North Carolina's Brunswick Islands are a group of barrier islands separated from the mainland by the Intracoastal Waterway. Ocean Isle Beach is a barrier island in southeastern Brunswick County. Known as the "Gem of the Brunswick Islands," Ocean Isle Beach has a current year-round population of about 430, though thousands more spend their vacations here. Located between historic Wilmington, North Carolina, and the tourist hubbub of Myrtle Beach, Ocean Isle has avoided the hustle and bustle of other resort areas along the coast. Presenting a non-traditional beach, Ocean Isle runs east to west allowing residents to enjoy both the sunrise and sunset. Festooned with a fishing pier, boat launch, direct access to the Intracoastal Waterway, and numerous walking paths to the beach, Ocean Isle welcomes residents to the ocean for countless shore activities.
Remaining a family vacation destination for its relaxed charm, Ocean Isle offers seven miles of powdery white beaches, surrounded by palm trees, banana trees and other exotic topical plants. Connecting Ocean Isle beach to the mainland is a modern bridge over windswept marshlands. Recreation activities include plenty of golf and fishing opportunities, seasonal festivals, charming restaurants, boating and waterfront lounging. While presenting an uncomplicated island lifestyle, southern hospitality and beautiful weather, Ocean Isle Beach provides a paradise to those who live and play here.
Real Estate Market Summary - Prices of Ocean Isle Beach Homes for Sale
Ocean Isle Beach presents plenty of housing options for full-time or seasonal residents. From land for building your dream home, to income properties or stunning single-family homes, this lovely oceanfront town offers estate properties, canal houses, mid-island, or second and third row houses options for the most discerning buyer. Plenty of area homes are built with large entertaining spaces for fun in the sun and open floor plans to let the beauty of the outside in. Area homes offer waterway or marsh views and access to the canal, the Intracoastal Waterway and the Atlantic Ocean. Single-family homes, condominiums and a wide variety of land are available.
Ocean Isle Beach Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of April 20th, 2020: homes priced around $488,800 compared to $322,223 the previous week, showing a increase of more than +34%. For Monday, April 20th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.51%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.90%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.41%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 4.12%.