Team Bg


Bob Bates

Bob is a native of Nebraska and graduate of University of Nebraska where he earned a Bachelor of Journalism with minors in speech communication and history.  He began his real estate career in Greensboro, North Carolina.  An experienced agent, Bob understands buying and selling is one of the biggest decisions in a client’s life and views representing and guiding his clients through this process as a privilege.

Bob specializes in residential, investment and commercial properties.  Real estate is his passion and helping clients buy or sell their property is his number one priority. “My bottom line is to help each of my clients, buyers and sellers, make their home dreams come true!  I provide superior service to every single client.  My business is only successful if my clients are successful!”

As an active member of the real estate community, Bob has served as president of a local association and currently serves as the 2021-23 North Carolina RPAC Trustee, Cape Fear REALTORS® RPAC chair and on the North Carolina REALTORS® Risk Management Committee.

Bob enjoys spending time with his children; Austin, who earned his Master in Chemistry from UNC Wilmington and Allison, who is a civil engineering in Charlotte. His hobbies include anything “Nebraska” sports relate and is the watch site leader for the NC Huskers Wilmington chapter. He also enjoys following local, state and federal politics. His idea of a perfect place to live is surf, sun and sand so Wilmington and it’s beaches are the perfect place.  Allowing Bob to assist with your real estate needs truly means you will “Experience the Exceptional!”


Happy Clients

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Bob is a tremendous agent. He knows the area well and does a spectacular job matching your needs with the availability in the market. He’s transparent, attentive, and willing to have the tough conversations to make sure your interests are protected. We ended up building and from visits to the homesite or FaceTime video updates, Bob was there every step of the way. I would totally consider him again and you will have a great experience if you choose Bob as your realty partner.


-Pete & Kimberley Bruck
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I cannot give Bob enough praise. He helped me each step of the way in my search for a home on the water. And while ultimately I decided to build a custom home, he was instrumental there. He helped guide me each step of the way in the process and helped me save money, even finding a couple of mistakes in the building contract. Don’t let anyone tell you don’t need an agent for a custom home. That’s a builder talking. Bob puts his clients first. Five solid stars for Bob.


-L. Thompson
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