Hampstead Homes & Real Estate
Browse the top Hampstead, NC homes for sale and real estate below. Hampstead is an unincorporated community of about 6,000 people. It is located along the Intracoastal Highway in southern North Carolina and is considered a part of the Wilmington statistical metro area. In addition to local boutiques, storefronts, and dining establishments, Wilmington's downtown district is just a 30-minute drive away. For further information regarding Hampstead properties for sale, including prior sales history, price changes, property disclosures, and more, or to request a private home showing, connect with your LOCAL real estate experts today! Read more about Hampstead real estate.
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This page is updated with Hampstead home listings several times per day directly from the Hampstead, North Carolina MLS.
Each Hampstead MLS listing includes: the property price, days on the market, square footage, year built, lot size, number of bedrooms and bathrooms, assigned schools, construction type, and other property details as entered by the listing agent in the MLS.
Also, review local Hampstead, NC property tax information and the current listing status (active, under contract, or pending). As available, numerous property features such as greenbelt locations, views, swimming pools, and Hampstead community amenities, including parks and golf courses, will be listed.
Hampstead Real Estate Market
Hampstead's median list price for homes ranges from the mid-$300,000s to low $400,000s. The median cost per square foot is about $160, with homes averaging about 2,700 square feet. The neighborhood sale-to-list price ratio for Hampstead runs about 99.82%, with homes typically on the market for about 40 days.
Home prices in Hampstead have been trending upward, with a current year-over-year increase of about 23.5%. Despite this price increase, the community has avoided the inventory shortages experienced by much of the country. It is considered to be a balanced real estate market, with supply tracking roughly close with demand. There are about 10 home builders located within a 5-mile radius of Hampstead who can build new construction homes.
Hampstead Community Amenities
Leading industries in Hampstead include service, construction, maintenance, manufacturing, and transportation. The city is found along State Highway 17, with easy access to Interstate Highways 40 and 140.
Hampstead's waterways and proximity to the shoreline offer plenty of boating, fishing, swimming, and other recreation opportunities. Popular Topsail Island, Topsail Beach, and the ocean are just minutes away. Those wishing to hit the links will find three golf courses in the area. While Wilmington's downtown is within a half-hour via the Business Highway 17 Bypass, residents will also find several local retail and dining options.
Hampstead's many waterways and proximity to white sand beaches make fishing, swimming, boating, and other water recreation a popular pastime for residents. Its location near the Atlantic Ocean offers the opportunity for deep-sea fishing. Golfers can hit the links on one of three golf courses in Hampstead. Hampstead hosts the annual North Carolina Spot Festival, drawing thousands to the community every September for a weekend of entertainment, food vendors, arts and crafts, and children's activities.
Hampstead Local Highlights
- Hampstead has become one of the region's fastest-growing communities for residential and commercial neighborhoods due to its location offering easy access to the larger North Carolina cities of Wilmington to the south and Jacksonville to the north.
- Hampstead is located only minutes away from Topsail Island and Surf City, featuring over 27 miles of white sand beaches for swimming and surfing.
- The community's rivers, Intracoastal Waterway, inlets, and oceanfront provide plenty of boating and fishing opportunities, including deep-sea fishing in the Atlantic Ocean.
- There are three golf courses in Hampstead, including one with a country club featuring public dining and event facilities.
- The city is located along State Highway 17, with convenient access to Interstate Highways 40 and 140.
- Residents seeking new construction will find nearly a dozen new subdivision options featuring various amenities, including clubhouses, pools, waterfront lots, double sidewalks, boat launches, piers, trails, fitness centers, and parks.
- Hampstead features an array of local restaurants, with many offering waterfront dining, as well as a wide selection of local shops and boutiques.
Hampstead School Information
Hampstead is served by Pender County Schools, which educates approximately 9,300 pre-K through 12 students. The school employs about 1,200 staff members. The student-to-teacher ratio across the district is 14 to 1.
The district includes one preschool program, nine elementary schools, six middle schools, three traditional high schools, and an early-college high school. Also, the district operates a virtual academy for middle and high school students. Hampstead is home to the district's Topsail High, Surf City Middle, Topsail Middle, North Topsail Elementary, South Topsail Elementary, Topsail Elementary, and Surf City Elementary schools.
Those looking to buy a home in Hampstead will find a community with beautiful coastal scenery and various local shops and restaurants while still enjoying easy highway access to amenities of a larger urban center. Hampstead offers many recreational amenities due to its waterways, nearby beaches, and Topsail Island. While home prices have been trending upward, the real estate market is considered balanced, with available inventory of homes meeting a similar level of demand.
Hampstead, NC Real Estate Agents
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