Archives for May 2013

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 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 […]

Activities and Entertainment on the Outer Banks

Summer time is almost here and there are so many things to do on the Outer Banks! Later this month enjoy the 41st Hang gliding Spectacular Air Games. Runs May 17th to May 20th at Jockey’s Ridge State Park in Nags Head. Check out their website for the full schedule of events. 7th Annual Hog […]

Choosing paint colors for your home on the Outer Banks

Whether you have just moved into your new home on the Outer Banks, getting ready to list your home OR are getting things ready for graduation or summer fun, you may want to change up the color of your rooms. So HOW do you choose the right paint color to set off your rooms? How […]