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Frustrated with the online researching tools while moving here from the West Coast in 2002, I built a Neighborhood based website. There are plenty of home search sites, but none that express the reality of the area. The idea is to let you find the neighborhood and home that fits your requirements.  We want you to love your neighborhood too.

http://www.focusmattersrealty.com Over 200 are neighborhoods are complete. It is a good way to get started. Also added a power search tool for all the homes-search mls, forsalebyowner, and Craigslist in one place. You can search by requirements and by map.

http://www.focusmattersrealty.com We have assembled a team of varying expertise and personalities to allow you to have a specialized and a compatible guide.

For sellers of property, we have advanced internet marketing. Your home gets the average agent marketing (professional quality photos, color brochures, MLS database, links to sites through ListHub) PLUS you get featured listings on Realtor.com, Zillow, and Trulia. This means your home will be presented where more lookers are looking--at the top of search results.

Additionally, we do advertising on Facebook which gives you access to friends of friends. Your ads appear on demographically specific Recent Activity pages based on member's profile. We focus on advertising your property rather than the traditional model of advertising the agent or less useful--advertising the agent's company brand.
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06/16/2014
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06/12/2014
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06/06/2014
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06/05/2014
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06/02/2014
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    Ratings & Reviews
    - Highly likely to recommend
    02/27/2012 - user420723
    Listed, but didn't sell my Single Family home in 2012 in Wilmington, NC.
    I have been so impressed with Mike Malina and his team. Throughout our difficult listing, they have been a wealth of knowledge, personable, intense, and always very timely. Where I have had other realtors lack, Mike is there and always goes the extra mile. Once he even personally did my lawn care when I was unable to. I cannot say enough about Mike and his team. Because of his hard work and dedication, our home is currently under contract. I would recommend and encourage anyone I know to entrust all their real estate needs in his hands.  MoreLess
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    - Highly likely to recommend
    12/13/2011 - hmz819
    Bought a Single Family home in 2011 for approximately $375K in Wilmington, NC.
    We first contacted Mike via Zillow to see a short sale property. Mike met us at the property and we knew right away that it wasn't the property for us. We had just started our home search and spoke to Mike about what we were looking for and what we knew we didn't want. Mike spent over an hour with us at that first meeting giving us some ideas of neighboorhoods to look in. We told Mike that we were looking for an agent and he gave us some tips on finding a good agent as well. After we left my husband and I knew we found the agent we wanted to work with. Mike knew this area, new the state of the market in this area, and was very professional!

    We eventually found a house that we loved. It was a short sale and Mike made sure that we understood the short sale process and gave us realistic timeframe on how long things would take. After 4 months of waiting, we found out that the bank approved our offer. Mike kept in contact during the period from approval to closing and even helped get documents the loan officer needed.

    If you are looking for an agent that knows the area well and is a true professional Mike Malina is the agent for you!
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    - Highly likely to recommend
    10/23/2011 - meaghan67
    Showed home in 2011 in Wilmington, NC.
    I contacted Mike via Zillow about a house I had seen on Zillow. He called me back right away. He answered all my questions. I was able to make a trip down to Wilmington a week ago at which point I called Mike. He met up with me and spent some time explaining the different areas that Wilmington has to offer! He then showed us a few different houses in different neighbor hoods. When hunger kicked in, he took us to a very cool, local, delicious place to eat! I look forward to working with Mike and I can't thank Mike Malina enough for his knowledge, professionalism and time!  MoreLess
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    432 Eastwood Road Suite 200
    Wilmington, NC  28403
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