Archives for October 2013

Do Home Sales Stop with the Holidays?

Halloween is tomorrow and it isn’t long before the Holidays are upon us. Have you SEEN those holiday commercials already?? Are the Holidays REALLY a good time to list your home? You BET it is!! Here are the Top 3 Reasons you should list your home on the Outer Banks: 1. Buyers are getting down […]

Fall Back November 3rd!!

November 3rd we “Fall Back” an hour. It’s also recommended we change our fire and carbon monoxide alarm batteries. But it is also a good time to review our state’s code for smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors. Revised, 3/27/12 N. C. CODE REQUIREMENTS FOR RESIDENTIAL SMOKE ALARM and CARBON MONOXIDE ALARMS FOR ALTERATIONS, REPAIRS […]

What does 2014 have in store for Jumbo Loans?

We have a few months before ushering in the new year 2014, but you may need to hurry your Luxury Home purchase before we toot our horns on New Years Eve to beat the tighter lending standards set for 2014. According to the Wall Street Journal, Freddie Mac/Fannie Mae may lower the Jumbo Loan limits […]

Outer Banks 3rd Quarter Real Estate Market Report

So far the sales for 2013 are up from last year; however, the sales price is a bit lower … but how does the entire Outer Banks Real Estate market look? Check it out below!!

Fire Prevention Week on the Outer Banks for 2013

Each October, the National Fire Protection Association sponsors a nationwide campaign to highlight the importance of fire safety education. Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 6-12 and this year’s theme is preventing kitchen fires. Nationally in 2011, cooking caused 44 percent of reported home fires, causing 470 deaths, more than 5,000 injuries and property damage of […]