Living on the coast is a dream experience for many people. Waking up to the smell of the saltwater and looking out your windows to see the waves on the beach provides a unique coastal way of living. However, due to the natural beauty of the coast and the special charm of beach towns, finding the right oceanfront property can be challenging.

With exclusive properties, such as beachfront estates, the real estate market can be quite competitive. Additionally, with premium coastal homes, there are a lot of other factors to consider, such as flood risk, insurance, and local taxes. For people who are not local to the area, all of these factors may feel overwhelming.

If you're searching for luxury homes in the Topsail Island area, you'll need a local and trustworthy real estate team in your corner. Our team, Lewis Realty Associates Inc., has the experience, knowledge, and strategy to help you find the coastal home of your dreams. We'll go over some of the benefits you'll receive from partnering with a local and trusted real estate team like ours. 

Why Should Partnering With a Local Real Estate Team Be a Priority?

There are many benefits to choosing to partner with a local real estate team when searching for a home. If you're new to the area or even if you've lived in the region for years, you'll still want to work with a local real estate team to get the best results. Purchasing luxury homes along the coastline, particularly in a popular spot like Topsail Island, can feel challenging and overwhelming. 

Since there is a high demand for coastal properties, there's a competitive market for those looking to buy beachfront estates. If you're unfamiliar with the area, you won't realize the nuances of the local market like an experienced real estate agent would. A local agent will understand the community well and help you navigate the home-buying process with ease. They may also help you transition into the community as a new homeowner since they know the local area well and can advise you on issues like insurance, local taxes, and other important relevant property issues. 

If you don't work with a local real estate agent, you may miss out on your dream oceanfront property. Luxury homes on the coast tend to get snapped up pretty quickly on the market. You'll need to move fast to get the right home. A real estate agent can answer any questions or concerns you may have to speed up the process. 

Also, if you don't work with a local real estate agent, you may miss out on opportunities. A well-respected real estate team will have the inside scoop on high-end real estate in the area. They may even have leads on homes that haven't hit the market yet. 

What Makes Lewis Realty Associates Inc. a Good Choice to Help You Navigate the Topsail Market?

With other options available, how can you be sure that Lewis Realty Associates Inc. is the right choice for you? For starters, our real estate company has been in the area for years. As one of the oldest real estate companies on the island, we've been helping people find their dream beachfront properties for over 40 years. Our real estate company has the knowledge, skills, and experience to help you through the stressful home-buying process. 


When you work with a real estate firm, you want to ensure they have the experience needed to handle the local market. When you choose to partner with us to be your guide to Topsail Island's high-end real estate, you can relax and feel confident knowing you're in capable hands. Our team is highly experienced with buying and selling luxury homes in the Topsail Island area. 

Local Knowledge

Investing in premium coastal homes requires knowledge of the specific area. You'll need to know important information about the property and the local community before you buy it to make sure that the home will fit your needs. If you don't talk with a local expert, you could risk buying a property in a place that won't meet your expectations or needs. 

For example, you'll want to know before buying about any specific local regulations that could impact any renovation or build plans. You'll also want to know about the flood zones, erosion, and other local environmental factors that could impact your choice of property. Coastal properties have specific environmental considerations that buyers need to take into account. If you're a first-time homebuyer in a coastal area, it's helpful to have someone with this kind of knowledge to guide you through your property search.

If you're not from the area, you may also appreciate the insight that we can bring about the local communities. Since our ties to the local community are strong, we have insider information about the kind of lifestyle you can expect. This advice may help you to better understand which town or neighborhood is the right fit for you and your family.

Personalized Approach

Our team understands that there is no one size fits all approach when it comes to helping people find their dream homes. We take a personalized approach with each client to ensure that their dream of upscale living on the coast becomes a reality. Whether you're looking for a family-friendly community to raise your kids or you want to find the perfect beachfront bungalow as a second home, we can help you find the property that's right for your needs. 

It's a good idea to think about your priorities before beginning your home search. You'll need to know important information like the property type, location, and features you want in your home. Understanding your priorities will help you and your real estate agent to narrow down the property search and find the right home quickly. 

Passion for Assisting Buyers Find the Perfect Home

Besides having knowledge and experience in the local real estate market, we also have a passionate drive for helping people find the perfect home on Topsail Island. Our company has long held a solid place in the community for decades, and we strive to continue to build strong ties to the community. We are committed to helping buyers find the perfect home on the island so that they can join the vibrant and laid-back communities on the island. 

For people looking to buy premium coastal real estate, the process may feel intimidating and overwhelming. There are a lot of local factors to consider as you search for the perfect home. That's why it's important to work with a local real estate firm to help you through the home-buying process. If you're looking to experience upscale living in a beach town, you'll want to consider Topsail Island. Our real estate team is equipped to handle the home-buying process and get you into the home of your dreams. We have decades of experience and strong ties to the community, so if you're ready to begin your home search, get in contact with our team.