The town of Swansboro is in Onslow County, North Carolina. Part of the Jacksonville, NC metro area, Swansboro is a historic waterfront community located at the mouth of the White Oak River where it meets the Atlantic Ocean. Sitting in Eastern North Carolina's Inner Banks region, Swansboro is centrally located between Atlantic Beach and Topsail Island, offering a relaxed coastal atmosphere. With an estimated population of less than 1,600, Swansboro is a picturesque colonial port town that offers unique waterfront shops, boutiques and dining opportunities.
With a small town atmosphere, the Swansboro neighbors and business owners work together to promote their community, while a progressive town government works to bolster growth and conservation of historic resources. Dubbed the "Friendly City by the Sea," Swansboro residents are able to enjoy endless coastal recreation, including water sports, beachcombing, fishing and boating as well as horseback riding and golf. Outdoor lovers head to the well-preserved beaches of Hammocks Beach State Park, hiking in the Croatan National Forest or deploying by boat from the small Swansboro harbor adjacent to the Intracoastal Waterway.
Presenting a village atmosphere and historic downtown area allows residents to enjoy the quaint, small town feel, as a family-friendly hideaway with a stunning natural landscape. A laid-back lifestyle, southern hospitality and scenic views prove Swansboro an ideal home to those who live and play here.
Known for high-quality living, Swansboro offers a wide variety of residential settings. From starter homes with ample acreage and wooded lots to seaside escapes with water access, residents can choose from treed hideaways to waterfront estates. Many properties are located on or near the White Oak River, the Intracoastal Waterway, or the numerous coastal creeks that border the town.
Single-family homes in Swansboro start from $135,000 for modest starter homes to $550,000 or more for expansive water or sound-front homes with docks. Townhouses and condominiums offer waterfront property on river inlets, offered from $135,000 to $250,000. A wide variety of land is offered in Swansboro from $50,000 subdivision lots to more than $500,000 for ample acreage, views and water access.
Swansboro Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of August 15th, 2016: homes priced around $412,896 compared to $295,481 the previous week, showing a increase of more than +28%. For Friday, September 30th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 3.34%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 2.63%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.33%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.84%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Swansboro NC. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in Swansboro to help you find the best home!