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For sellers: Marketing matters

 Good marketing is essential for selling your home -- and Tyre Realty Group employs a number of different marketing strategies to reach potential buyers. Today's home buyers usually begin with an online search. Tyre Realty Group's website is on pag...

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ENC news: Water park coming to OBX

  A new outdoor water park with a theme celebrating the North Carolina coast is scheduled to open this summer at the Outer Banks. H2OBX, a $46 million, 80-acre water park, is under constuction on Caratoke Highway in Powells Point, 3 miles north of ...

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Home DIY: 8 tips for mowing your lawn

 If you've got a lawn, you've got to mow it. Are you a spiral person or a row person? Mowing around the perimeter of the yard and mowing back and fourth take the same amount of steps, turns, and wear and tear on the mower, according to Popu...

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What should you shred?

  Your financial life includes lots of documents and pieces of paper, and you know that you can't just toss them in the trash can. But do you know what you should shred to avoid identity theft? To safeguard your personal information, s...

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ENC news: Bark at the Park

 Bring your dog along to the East Carolina University baseball game Saturday, April 29 for the second annual Bark at the Park at Clark-LeClair Stadium. The Pirates will host the Tulane Green Wave at 4 p.m., and gates open at 2 p.m. Doggie tickets ...

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ENC news: Grifton Shad Festival schedule

The 46th annual Grifton Shad Festival, one of the oldest festivals in North Carolina, will be held April 20-23 in the southern Pitt County town of Grifton. Grifton is on N.C. 11 and N.C. 118, halfway between Greenville and Kinston. Most of ...

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ENC news: ECU Pigskin Pigout is April 21-22

 The 34th annual East Carolina University Pigskin Pigout will be held April 21-22 at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium, Ficklen Drive at Berkley Road. Festivities include a pig-cooking competition with 40 teams, movie night, meet and greet with the 201...

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ENC news: Farmville Dogwood Festival is April 27-30

 The Pitt County town of Farmville will hold its annual Dogwood Festival April 27-30. The street festival includes amusement rides, food and craft vendors, a car show and helicopter tours. No dogs are allowed on festival grounds. The D...

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Real estate trend: It's a competitive market

 Spring traditionally is peak season for home sales -- and this year is no exception. But there are fewer homes for sale right now, especially affordable starter homes, making the market competitive for buyers. What does this mean for Greenville, ...

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ENC news: Easter egg hunts planned

 Easter egg hunts are scheduled at several Pitt County venues on April 15 and April. Brock's Berries & Produce Farm, 862 Laurie Ellis Road, Winterville, will hosts its third annual Easter on the Farm event from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, ...

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ENC News: Purple and Gold 5K Color Run is Saturday

  East Carolina University's Color My College All Purple & Gold 5K will be held at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, April 8 at ECU's North Recreational Complex, 3764 U.S. 264. Participants may run, walk or dance through the 5K course, getting blasted with nont...

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For sellers: Consider what conveys

  In real estate speak, if something "conveys," it's included in the sale. Any of a home's "fixtures" are expected to convey with the purchase price of the home. What is a fixture? Basically, it's an item that's permanently attach...

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ENC News: Strawberries are ready to pick at local farms

 Eastern North Carolina strawberries already are ripe for the picking -- a couple of weeks early. Winterville produce growers Mike Skinner and Steve McLawhorn, who operate Strawberries on 903,  say this is the earliest strawberry season they’ve ...

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