Archives for September 2012

Existing Home Sales Jump to 2-Year High

As I posted on my Facebook page earlier, ‘The National Association of Realtors said on Wednesday that existing home sales increased 7.8 percent last month to an annual rate of 4.82 million units last month,” reported CNBC news. Even though some of the areas of our economy are a little sluggish, the brightest spot is […]

Is it REALLY cheaper to buy a second home now?

Have you been thinking about purchasing your second home on the Outer Banks – your Outer Banks vacation home – your little hide-a-way, but thought it just wasn’t feasible? Perhaps it is … within a “short” six years and a major recession, second home prices and low interest rates, just may have set that dream […]

Outer Banks August Housing Market & Jumbo Loans!

The Outer Banks Association of Realtors® Monthly Report is out for August. Summary With the Market Monitor showing that pending listings are creeping above 300 for the first time since April it appears that this fall will be a strong sales season. Sales are starting to inch up with Lots / Land listings leading the […]

There’s more than one way to use a dishwasher!

Some days I feel pretty domestically challenged, but I just read about some new ways to use a dishwasher.  Who knew?? Wash Baseball caps, shin guards, knee pads and other sports equipment … Top shelf (without dishes of course) and run through full cycle. This eliminates your sports items from becoming misshaped and faded. Tools […]