If you've been to Turtle Island on Wednesday more than once for 1/2 priced steamers, you've probably encountered a few of the same friendly faces.

Area Info

Oak Island is one of the most well rounded beach communities in the south. With a population of nearly 7,000 year round and 30-50,000 in the summer season, there are plenty of reasons to come for the summer or stay for the entire year. As many North Carolina coastal towns do, Oak Island is rooted in its rich history and breathtaking water views. Take a tour of Fort Caswell, built in 1838, or relax on one of the 65 public accesses across 10 miles of beach.

Year-Round Resident

Oak Island has one of the largest year-round populations of all coastal towns in North Carolina. Closely located to large towns like Myrtle Beach and Wilmington, Oak Island is great place to raise a family away from city life while still being close enough to enjoy the conveniences. With a ton of shopping, dining, outdoor activities, rich history and pristine beach views, Oak Island is a perfect place to call home all year round.

Vacation Real Estate Investment

Buying a rental investment in Oak Island would be a fraction of the cost if buying a rental property in other coastal areas. Like many coastal towns in North Carolina, vacation rentals are booked far in advance every summer. Summer events and 10-miles of beautiful beaches keep tourists coming back year after year. Read our Oak Island market statistics and check out our Oak Island homes for sale to see if an investment property here is right for you!

View a full list of Oak Island, NC real estate and listings from Robert Carroll Properties. 

Market Stats
2013 2014
Total Market Value $108,864,329 $113,048,255
Median Sales Price $155,000 $170,000
Average Listing Price $191,405 $201,018
Average Price/Sq. Ft. $128.54 $138.25