August 15, 2018

Master bedroom: Upstairs or Down?

Buying a house is one of the most significant purchases you’ll ever make, so we understand how crucial it is to make the right choice! You’re about to make some important decisions—from location to floorplan, to price—that could affect your lifestyle for years to come. Right now, we’d like to help you tackle one of…

July 16, 2018

Ward off backyard mosquitos the natural way

One of the benefits of living in our Preserve at Tidewater community is the natural beauty surrounding each home. Our neighborhood is nestled on the edge of a coastal forest, just feet away from Sneads Ferry’s peaceful marshlands. Each property’s backyard provides the ideal setting for friends and neighbors to gather for an outdoor meal…

February 21, 2018

Four gardening tips for southeastern North Carolina

Who’s ready for winter to end? That crisp, bracing air that provides a welcome relief from the balmy Carolina summer when it arrives mid-November has just about worn out its welcome by the end of February. So let’s look forward to spring, and one of our favorite springtime activities: planting that backyard garden! Whether you’ve…

January 26, 2018

Receive a Smart Home upgrade when you buy before Feb. 28

Our builders, Caviness & Cates Communities, are currently offering an incentive to buyers! Buy before Feb. 28 and you’ll get a free Smart Home Package, which includes some great technology upgrades. Click to learn more  

January 19, 2018

Five reasons to love the beach during winter

Talk of beach season often evokes images of swimsuit-clad families lounging under the tropical sun. And while we love those blissful beach days, we’d argue that the coastline is just as charming in the winter. Here are five reasons why: Summer crowds are gone A balmy August weekend draws visitors to the beach like ants…

December 20, 2017

Five perks of a brand-new home

After months of evaluating your needs, wants and finances, you’ve finally made up your mind: you’re ready to buy a new home. Congratulations! There are few purchases in life more momentous and exciting. Now, you’ve got to decide whether you want to move into a house that’s brand new, or gently used by decades of…

November 22, 2017

Giving Thanks at The Preserve

Talk of the Thanksgiving holiday conjures up images of sweater-clad family members tossing a football in the backyard before retreating indoors to thaw their fingertips over mulled wine and heaps of comfort food. But in coastal North Carolina, where November can just as easily deliver warm breezes as frigid winds, these winter festivities don’t always…

October 2, 2017

5 Reasons to Move to Onslow County, NC

The Preserve at Tidewater is in Sneads Ferry, which is located in the heart of Onslow County. A small, close-knit coastal city, it’s adjacent to Jacksonville, a military town that houses Camp Lejeune. This area has a lot to offer and is growing quickly. If you’re thinking about making the move to coastal North Carolina,…

July 19, 2017

Three Reasons to Plan a North Carolina Retirement

After working hard, raising your family, and planning ahead, you’re finally ready to enjoy the ultimate reward—a North Carolina retirement! For many people, retiring from their career is a chance to make a fresh start, choosing a life that is based solely on their needs and preferences. Often, that means a move from the fast-paced,…

June 23, 2017

3 Home Buying Tips for Military Families

Homeownership is very important to military families. Not only is it a vital part of the traditional American Dream, it’s also a way to fortify your community, create jobs, and strengthen local businesses—all the things our military personnel fight for every day! This may be why homeownership among veterans is one of the highest rates…