My Info

Sherwood Strickland is a Wilmington native with a unique perspective and experience in real estate sales, construction and development. A second generation Realtor, he has worked in residential real estate for more than 18 years and knows the Greater Wilmington market like no other. This local expertise is what enables him to offer a superior level of service to all of his clients, from high net worth individuals and empty nesters to first-time homebuyers and investors. Sherwood’s passion for the coastal community makes it easy for him to understand why his clients want to call this area home and motivates him to help new clients discover all that Southeastern North Carolina has to offer.  

Sherwood and his wife Diane work together and comprise the Sherwood Strickland Group. They each bring their own unique strengths to the process of selling and buying a home. Sherwood works closely with buyers and sellers and uses his construction knowledge, eye for detail, and business acumen to guide his clients to make quick but informed decisions. Diane is a research expert and her knowledge of current and past inventories, area trends in valuation, and time-on-the-market are key data points for both buyers and sellers. Sherwood and Diane are both Certified Master Negotiators, a distinction that only 24 REALTORS® in the state of North Carolina can claim. Sherwood is also a CARTUS, AFFINITY-HES USAA & NFCU Certified Agent and is uniquely qualified to assist relocation clients transitioning into or out of the Cape Fear area.

Sherwood and Diane’s business philosophy is simple: “we never want to be the biggest…we just want to be the best we can for our clients.” The SS Group would rather serve 50 clients to the highest level than 100 clients who do not feel 100% fulfilled. Sherwood and Diane promise to go the extra mile, create solid relationships, and bring their own personal style, client sensitivity and innovative ideas to ensure that each client receives an exceptional experience.  

In their leisure time, Sherwood is a sports enthusiast and a retired bodybuilder who still actively trains and understands the value of discipline. He is proud to hold the 2010 title "Mr. North Carolina" State Bodybuilding Champion. He and Diane enjoy the coastal lifestyle and can often be found enjoying family, friends, biking and long walks with their Bernese Mountain dog, Samson.

What my clients are saying (50)

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08/21/2021 - sicklesj16

We had an exceptional selling experience with Sherwood and Diane Strickland. They are highly experienced professionals. The entire process beginning prior to listing to the close and transfer of ownership was easy with their coaching and guidance. Sherwood and Diane are very hands on, present and always accessible. We highly recommend the Stricklands to anybody looking to sell their home.

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07/19/2021 - Bryce

Sherwood and his wife Diane were a pleasure to deal with!

My wife and I recently bought a home - as everyone is aware, the real estate market has been insane - Sherwood and Diane guided us through the home buying process in expedited fashion.

They both worked tirelessly around the clock to ensure a smooth transaction all while protecting our best interests'.

In addition to their consistent communication & guidance, their calm demeanor created a stress free process even though there were a few bumps along the way (to be expected when buying a home).

Thank you both for your expertise - we love our new home!

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07/19/2021 - jklun0567

My wife and I had an excellent experience with Sherwood. We were extremely satisfied from the start of our experience til the end. We recommend them to anyone. They were thorough with dealing with the selling agent, they helped with working with the surveyor and soil specialist to determine whether the land was buildable. They also put us in touch with a lender on short notice who got us pre approved over a weekend. He was very fast thorough and efficient.

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Active Listings (3)

6129 Wrightsville Avenue Property Photo 1
R-5CD Zoning | 1.20 Acre(s)
2207 Sterling Place Property Photo 1
Beds: 5
Baths: 6 Total
SqFt: 4,843
517 Voltaire Place Property Photo 1
Beds: 3
Baths: 2 Total
SqFt: 1,281

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