Ward Realty Blog

Important Emergency Numbers You Need on Vacation

When you’re on vacation sometimes unexpected things happen and you need quick access to important information. Even if you’re able to access this information on your phone, we recommend having a physical copy just in case the internet isn’t working, or some other... View the full post »

Fun Fall Events on Topsail Island

Fall is upon us and it’s time to start looking at what festivities lie ahead at Topsail Island! With so much to do we are sure you will find something entertaining as the temperatures start to cool and the autumn leaves set in bringing their brilliance and beauty across th... View the full post »

4 Awesome Local Shops to Buy Gifts

It’s always fun to grab gifts or souvenirs for yourself or loved ones on vacation. They love knowing you thought of them, and it feels good to share the love, even if just with yourself! Here is a list of 4 great places to find the best gifts in Topsail Island!If you... View the full post »

Make Your Experiences Last With Amazing Photos

Have a special event coming up? When you’re planning something truly special, you want to mark those experiences with beautiful photos.Having a photographer who loves to capture those moments as you’re experiencing and feeling them can be one of the most wonderful... View the full post »

Topsail Island Alternatives to Eating Out

When you’re on vacation, the less work you have to do, the more you get to relax. While there are many options to eat out at fast food places and restaurants, we have pulled together a list of ideas and recommended companies that will give you that home cooked e... View the full post »

Best Beach Rentals and Water Sport Options of Topsail Island

Photo credit: Rachel Carter Images Beach Rental Services, Lessons and Tours Galore Whether you’re looking to rent the perfect beach gear for a relaxing day next to the ocean or you’re ready to take lessons for a popular water sport, we’ve ... View the full post »

The Topsail Island Restaurant Roundup

Topsail Island has SO many great restaurants!  It's surprising, honestly, how many delicious restaurants there are in such a small place. Between Surf City, North Topsail Beach, Topsail Beach and the mainland, you will find food that ranges from true, down ho... View the full post »

Award Winning Topsail Island - The Best of North Carolina!

Topsail Island is among the best in North Carolina!  Well, at least we think so. And we aren't the only ones. According to the bloggers and travel writers from NC Tripping, Topsail Island takes the cake in several categories in their first annual "Best of Nor... View the full post »

The Top 10 Things to Do On Topsail Island

There is so much to do on Topsail Island. It can sometimes be overwhelming! There are fun activities, great restaurants and bars, and plenty of nature to explore. Today, we will share 10 things to do during your Topsail Island vacation. So, book that rental and start plan... View the full post »

9 Things To Think About Before Going on Vacation

Ready for a vacation? Try not to stress out!  Sure, it's relaxing and fun once you arrive at your destination. But there is SO much to think about before you go! In today's blog, we will outline 9 things you should think about BEFORE your vacation to Tops... View the full post »

Where to Enjoy Live Music on Topsail Island

Topsail Island has several great bars, bookstores, restaurants and other venues that offer live music. This is especially true during the busy summer months. Locals and tourists alike love to grab a cold drink and listen to talented local artists with their friends and fa... View the full post »

Cool and Useful Beach Gear That Will Simplify Your Vacation

Every outing can be made just a little easier, more efficient and more fun if you have the right "stuff". A trip to the mountains might require walking poles. A vacation to Rome will include a language translating app and a guidebook to the sites. A trip to... View the full post »

Simple Strategies That Will Help You Save Money For Vacation

Whether your vacation is next week or next year, it's smart to think about how much it will cost. In previous blogs we covered how to save money once you arrive on Topsail Island. Today, we will give you some great tips to save money before you even park the car ... View the full post »

Hidden Gems: Spectacular Topsail Island Vacation Rentals

Looking for something different in a beach vacation rental? A home off the beaten path, or one with unique features? Click here for the link to our “Hidden Gems”. These homes are often overlooked because they aren’t oceanfront, but honestly, they are wonderful ... View the full post »

3 Reasons Topsail Island is the Best Vacation Spot

If you are reading this blog, you probably already KNOW that Topsail Island is the best vacation spot!But, if you are new around here (and want to learn what all the fuss is about), we invite you to read on. Here are the 3 reasons we think Topsail Island is bett... View the full post »