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Allison Donovan

  
2516 Independence Blvd Suite 102
Wilmington, NC 28412
(910) 799-5531
(910) 200-3028
(910) 782-8812
adonovan.seacoastrealty@gmail.com
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2516 Independence Blvd Suite 102, Wilmington, NC 28412

Helping others is one of my many passions. Growing up as the eldest daughter in a family with six children, I learned how to quickly and effectively get the job done. What job? Every job. This passion of helping others is what lured me into the Real Estate field. I'm a motivated Realtor with a world-class work ethic and a great attention to detail, and I approach every undertaking with enthusiasm, diligence, and positivity.  

Whether helping you find the home of your dreams or helping you sell your current home, I will offer you professional guidance, loyalty, honesty, and confidentiality. Through listening to and honoring your wants and needs, I will devise a personal marketing plan to help you reach your goals. By utilizing my vast knowledge and experience with social media marketing, using the advanced and innovative marketing tools that Coldwell Banker offers, and by the good old southern way of face to face communication, I will market your home to its maximum potential if you are selling, or find that perfect home for you if you are buying or investing.

Originally from New York, I relocated with my family to North Carolina in 1991, and have lived in Wilmington since 1998.  I graduated from The University of North Carolina at Wilmington, then went to pursue a Culinary Arts degree.  After receiving this degree I owned my own catering company, and worked at many local restaurants. I also spent many years in the customer service, management, and sales fields, honing my interpersonal communication skills, marketing skills, and enjoying working one on one with my clients. Having lived in Wilmington for such a long time, I have experienced so much positive growth in the area.  There is really something about Wilmington that just speaks to those who live here and have visited that makes them never want to leave. I am truly proud to call Wilmington home.  

I have been lucky to carry my passion of helping others into all other aspects of my life, including being on the board of directors for local cancer fundraising organization Love is Bald. With this great organization, I help plan and organize fun and active events that raise money not only for those fighting cancer themselves, but also affected families and cancer survivors.

You can find me enjoying all that this wonderful coastal area has to offer- whether it be kayaking with my awesome husband Brian, enjoying the beach with friends, biking, listening to live music, or walking my dog Charlie.  I love using the skills I learned while in culinary school cooking and discovering new wines with Brian.

Let me help you discover all that this beautiful town has to offer.  My goal is for you to be 100% satisfied with my services so that you feel comfortable referring me to your family and friends for all of their real estate needs.  If you have any questions about the area or my services, please feel free to call or email me anytime.

 


 

What my clients are saying (23)

08/04/2017 - NaomiLynn5

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This was my first purchase with Allison, but it will not be my last. I was recommended to her by two customers of my own. Everything I was told is the truth about her. I can't say enough about how incredible Allison is at her job! She is kind, professional, knowledgeable, and well prepared. She was always prompt with everything prepared to respect my lack of free time. Never in our visits during the process of my build did she leave anything out or unanswered. She got me everything I wanted in my house the way I wanted it regardless of the resistance of the builder. She made me feel comfortable every step of the way! Asking Allison to help you find your new home is the best decision you could make for yourself to start your process.


02/07/2017 - absdasilva522

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Allison Donovan is absolutely wonderful to work with! Purchasing a home for the first time is a huge learning curve. She was there from the very beginning to the very end. she was always available to meet with us and when I asked for her honest opinion on properties, she reminded me of the things I had told her that were really important to me. Her guidance and expertise are invaluable. She helped with every single detail, referred us to a wonderful mortgage company and recommended a local insurance agency that was by far the best price we were quoted. People say purchasing homes can be a nightmare but honestly from the first time We looked at a house to the closing, everything was cake and went extremely smooth. She has a great personality knows her stuff, she is organized and professional! HIGHLY recommend her!


01/22/2017 - barbara j silver

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I sold my house in Wilmington last year using Allison Donovan as my realtor. She knew it was a difficult decision for me to make and was compassionate and helpful through the entire process. She helped me to make changes in order to make my house more salable, and in the end, it didn't take many days on the market to find a qualified buyer. I felt very confident in Allison's professionalism throughout the process.


08/23/2016 - MJ and Allison Snell

My wife and I just recently bought our first a house in Wilmington with the help of Allison, she was very helpful and took the time with us as we looked through several until we found the right one. She was with us the whole time as we went through the process of buying the home and keep us up to date on everything that was happening as the process went along. I would recommend her to anyone buying a home.”


08/23/2016 - Andi Spicer

I just recently purchased my first home with the help of Allison Donovan. It was almost as if she could read my mind from the very beginning. With this being my first home purchase, I naturally had a LOT of questions and a lot of uncertainties about how the process was going to go. Allison was very patient and understanding of my millions of questions, and was available always if I had concerns. She didn't force the house on me that she thought would be best for me, she allowed me to make that decision for myself, which was really exactly what I was looking for out of an agent. Thank you Allison for all of your help and your organization process (the book). You made this entire process seamless and easy for me (a person who constantly worries about everything) from beginning to end. I love my home, my son loves our home, and we couldn't be happier!!!”-


08/23/2016 - Kristie Blackmon

I recently purchased my first house and in the beginning was not sure where to start. After contacting Allison Donovan she filled me in on what all was involved and was there with me every step of the way. Her patience with me through the entire process was admirable. I never felt like I was bothering her when I contacted her multiple times a day some days. She found my son and I the perfect house! Couldn't imagine going through the home buying process with any one but Allison Donovan!


08/23/2016 - Scott Jost and Patricia Karovolos

We'd recently moved to Wilmington, North Carolina in search for our dream home, which thanks to your accommodations and assistance, found exactly what we'd been looking for. You've made our dream home a reality, and we want to truly express our gratitude in thanking you for such an amazing life changing event as we've found the perfect home for our family. You've gone above and beyond with countless effort to assist us, walking us through, step by step, throughout this process and entire duration of time in becoming homeowners. As result of your tenacious efforts and experience, we highly recommend you as the best realtor available. Thank you again for everything!


08/23/2016 - Cathy and Kevin Biron

First and foremost Allison was truly AMAZING! My spouse and I decided to look for a home in the Wilmington area spontaneously... We called and asked if anyone was available to show us some homes at the last minute. That specific day Our AMAZING agent Allison was in the process of showing other properties to some buyers... But she made it a point to squeeze us in and was truly helpful, knowledgeable, attentive, professional and answered all of our questions! We found our dream home that day! My spouse and I recommend anyone to buy a house from Allison! You will not regret it one bit! Thank you Allison it was so much fun working with you! Smooth transition!


08/23/2016 - Will and Tracy Harmeyer

My wife Tracy and I recently purchased a home in Wilmington, NC with expert assistance from Allison Donovan. Though Tracy is familiar with the home buying process, this was my first experience, and I was not sure what to expect based on stories I had heard from friends who had recently gone through the process. I must say, Allison made this entire adventure easier than either my wife or I could have hoped. We never expected things to go as smoothly as Allison made it, nor did we think we would reap so many rewards after the purchase. Not only did Allison make sure we were taken care of before and during closing, she also followed up afterword to ensure everything worked out the way it was supposed to. Coldwell has a real Ace when it comes to Allison Donovan, and I will not be surprised when she is one day running her own real estate firm! Thanks again, Allison!


08/23/2016 - Ashlee and Bob Davis

As first time home buyers we didn't really know what to expect. My husband and I looked at numerous houses before we found our dream home. Allison was so flexible with us and our busy schedules as far as looking at homes. She even met us on Sundays to look at some. It wasn't until we found our home that I actually realized how incredible of a realtor Allison actually was. When we found "the one" and decided to make an offer we were so excited....until it came back denied...more than once. Allison from Coldwell Banker did not take no for an answer and she did not give up on us or the home. She worked day after day in making a deal with the seller that satisfied us both. After our offer was accepted Allison went above and beyond in making the process easy for us. From paperwork, to setting up appraisals and inspections to simply thoroughly explaining every little detail. She was so helpful and generous with her time we can not imagine working with anyone else! Anyone looking to buy or sell a home I would HIGHLY recommend Allison Donovan and Coldwell Banker! Thanks again!


06/07/2016 - kbtysonkg

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I recently purchased my first house and in the beginning was not sure where to start. After contacting Allison Donovan she filled me in on what all was involved and was there with me every step of the way. Her patience with me through the entire process was admirable. I never felt like I was bothering her when I contacted her multiple times a day some days. She found my son and I the perfect house! Couldn't imagine going through the home buying process with any one but Allison Donovan.

Thanks so much Kristie! I really enjoyed working with you... It's the best feeling as a Realtor to know when your clients have found "the one", and the home you purchased really is "the one" for you and Tyson. I can't wait to see all the wonderful memories made there! Congrats!


05/31/2016 - Bironcathy

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First and foremost Allison was truly AMAZING! My spouse and I decided to look for a home in the Wilmington area spontaneously... We called and asked if anyone was available to show us some homes at the last minute. That specific day Our AMAZING agent Allison was in the process of showing other properties to some buyers... But she made it a point to squeeze us in and was truly helpful,knowledgeable,attentive, professional and answered all of our questions! We found our dream home that day! My spouse and I recommend anyone to buy a house from Allison! You will not regret it one bit! Thank you Allison it was so much fun working with you! Smooth transition!

You are AMAZING Ms. Biron!! :) Thank you so much for the wonderful review! I really enjoyed working with you and Mr. Biron... you definitely kept me laughing throughout the whole process! I'm so glad we found your dream home, and I can't wait to see it fully furnished with all your stuff in it... I'm sure it looks gorgeous!


04/16/2016 - gwilliamh83

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My wife Tracy and I recently purchased a home in Wilmington, NC with expert assistance from Allison Donovan. Though Tracy is familiar with the home buying process, this was my first experience, and I was not sure what to expect based on stories I had heard from friends who had recently gone through the process. I must say, Allison made this entire adventure easier than either my wife or I could have hoped. We never expected things to go as smoothly as Allison made it, nor did we think we would reap so many rewards after the purchase. Not only did Allison make sure we were taken care of before and during closing, she also followed up afterword to ensure everything worked out the way it was supposed to. Coldwell has a real Ace when it comes to Allison Donovan, and I will not be surprised when she is one day running her own real estate firm! Thanks again, Allison!


02/11/2016 - andiandevan

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I just recently purchased my first home with the help of Allison Donovan. It was almost as if she could read my mind from the very beginning. With this being my first home purchase, I naturally had a LOT of questions and a lot of uncertainties about how the process was going to go. Allison was very patient and understanding of my millions of questions, and was available always if I had concerns. She didn't force the house on me that she thought would be best for me, she allowed me to make that decision for myself, which was really exactly what I was looking for out of an agent. Thank you Allison for all of your help and your organization process (the book). You made this entire process seamless and easy for me (a person who constantly worries about everything) from beginning to end. I love my home, my son loves our home, and we couldn't be happier!!!


02/02/2016 - mj snell

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My wife and I just recently bought our first a house in Wilmington with the help of Allison, she was very helpful and took the time with us as we looked through several until we found the right one. She was with us the whole time as we went through the process of buying the home and keep us up to date on everything that was happening as the process went along. I would recommend her to anyone buying a home.

Thanks so much for the great review MJ! It was truly a pleasure helping you and your family. I wish you many happy memories in your new home!


01/22/2016 - Melissa Murdock

As a long time resident of Wilmington, Allison sure does know the area well. She showed my SO and me areas of Wilmington we did not even know about, and were happy she made us step outside of our comfort zone. Her warm personality and sincerity throughout the process of looking for a house of our own has made us feel like she is definitely the one to trust in helping us make such a big decision and purchase. I would recommend Allison Donovan to anyone interested in purchasing a home in the future.


01/22/2016 - Kim Lyman

In the many years I have known Allison Donovan she has always been a hard worker with a positive attitude. She does what it takes to get her customers what she needs. She is patient, kind, and very smart. There isn't anyone else I would want to help me buy or sell my house!


01/22/2016 - Sara Chalmers

Allison is extremely well connected in the Wilmington community, her attention to detail & knowledge of the market is spot on. I would trust her ability to help me buy or sell a house without thinking twice.


01/22/2016 - Brad R.

Allison Donovan is a great Realtor, always prompt and eager to help you find your new home. She has a great market analysis and never stops researching till she finds what is right for you. My experience with her was very pleasant and I'm thrilled with the home I purchased. I give my full recommendation for anyone looking for their new home; you won't find anyone more dedicated and cheerful to work with.


01/22/2016 - Brianne Jablow

I just recently bought a house with the help of Allison Donovan. Allison was patient and beyond helpful. She was there with me every step of the way and I could not be more grateful! I most definitely recommend Allison Donovan for all of your real estate needs!!


10/28/2015 - user8340653

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In the many years I have known Allison Donovan she has always been a hard worker with a positive attitude. She does what it takes to get her customers what they need. She is patient, kind, and very smart. She answers questions quickly and is very knowledgeable of all of the areas in Wilmington. There isn't anyone else I would want to help me buy or sell my house!


09/22/2015 - user81628134

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I just recently bought a house with the help of Allison Donovan. As this was my first time buying a home and I was buying alone, you could imagine that I had A LOT of questions. But Allison was patient and beyond helpful. She was there with my every step of the way and I could not be more grateful! I most definitely recommend Allison Donovan for all of your real estate needs!!


09/02/2015 - tazzare

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As a long time resident of Wilmington, Allison sure does know the area well. She showed my SO and me areas of Wilmington we did not even know about, and were happy she made us step outside of our comfort zone. Her warm personality and sincerity throughout the process of looking for a house of our own has made us feel like she is definitely the one to trust in helping us make such a big decision and purchase. I would recommend Allison Donovan to anyone interested in purchasing a home in the future.

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366 Shorepoint Drive
Wilmington, NC 28411
3 Bed(s) | 3 Total Bath(s) | 2,590 SqFt $499,900

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