Bald Head Island, NC is one of the most exclusive islands on North Carolina’s coast and its real estate prices reflect that fact. Southport and Oak Island are less exclusive, but their proximity to the water means that prices are high for the oceanfront and waterfront properties that retirees and second homeowners seek. Still, there are affordable properties in Southport and Oak Island, and vacation rentals or year round rental properties as well..
For anyone who hopes to buy property in the Southport, Oak Island or Bald Head Island, our Neighborhoods section gives you a feel for the residential properties on the islands.
We also give you listings of local real estate companies and agents, with helpful information and links for finding the one who will best meet your real estate needs. This area has a wealth of reputable agents and we offer our recommendations with confidence.
Because so much of the appeal of the area is water-related, in this section you’ll find information on Marinas, which will help you decide where to dock the boat and meet like-minded boating friends.
Retirees will find a section just for them, including information on relocating, getting involved in the community and staying physically active. For the later retirement years, we offer information on getting help from the community as well as assisted living facilities.