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Have you heard that the Outer Banks is a “shore” bet?

“From the sea to the sound, this North Carolina vacation spot packs plenty of fun.” ~ New York Post Well, the secret’s out – according to the New York Post, “The Outer Banks is a shore bet”. Another great article and all so true!! Jennifer Ceaser did a fantastic job writing about all the great […]

Happy 4th of July!!!

When is your new home on the Outer Banks actually YOURS?

Home buying and selling on the Outer Banks can be tricky, especially when there are so many myth, urban legends, half-truths and un-truths flying around by many well-meaning folks. Once people find out you are either buying and selling a home on the Outer Banks, suddenly everyone becomes an expert in real estate and want […]

Are Jumbo Loans easier to get on the Outer Banks now?

I have recently posted blogs about Jumbo Loans, but according to Realtor Magazine and the above news clip, Jumbo Loans are looking easier to obtain which is big news for anyone trying to purchase a home on the Outer Banks over $417,000. Inside Mortgage Finance reported, the first part of this year, $54 BILLION in […]

Staging your Home to Sell on the Outer Banks

Are you thinking about staging your home to sell on the Outer Banks? As you’re walking around your home getting ideas, there are some things you may want to keep in mind as you get ideas ….. Furniture: Your home furnishing may be a bit dated. Can your furniture be updated with just adding a […]

Owning a piece of paradise on the Outer Banks

Owning vacation property on the Outer Banks is a dream concept for many. After all, who wouldn’t want to own a piece of paradise that they can visit whenever they want? The 2013 edition of the National Association of REALTORS® Investor and Vacation Home Buyer Survey indicated that more people are finding that piece of […]

It’s Heating Up Already!!

Can you feel it? It’s not only the weather heating up on the Outer Banks, it’s our Vacation Home Market!! According to the National Association of REALTORS®, vacation home sales have gone up 10% nationwide since 2012 with extremely strong sales for Spring. “A lot of buyers who were sitting on the sidelines decided last […]

How much is that granite counter top worth to you?

I recently read an article online on the 247wallst.com site written by Samuel Weigley*, showing the percentage of home buyers who would actually be willing to pay for an improvement and the amount they’d be willing to pay for that additional improvement. Weigley’s article is fascinating! Here are a few of the high-lights of his […]

April Real Estate Market on the Outer Banks

April Outer Banks Market numbers are out and I have some good news and some bad news …. Good news first – Property Sales for April 2013 are the highest since April 2005 – sales are the highest in over 8 years – unit sales are  8% higher and Sales volume is 14% higher than […]