How to get your home ready to Sell on the Outer Banks

You made up your mind – the house is going to get listed to sell on the Outer Banks. Now it’s time to get the home ready. Hammer in hand, you look around – whoa – this looks pretty overwhelming …. Before the hammer hits the first nail or paint brush touches the walls, make […]

Jumbo Loans have Gone CRAZY!!

According to CNN Money this week, “For months, lenders of jumbo mortgages have been charging interest rates that are lower than what average borrowers pay.” In fact last week the interest rate for Jumbo Loans compared to a conventional 30-year, fixed rate mortgage, was just .12% LOWER! That means mortgages which are $417,000 or more ($625,500 in […]

Closing up your Vacation Home on the Outer Banks

It’s the one of the most terrible times of the year … closing up your Summer Vacation home on the Outer Banks for the (dare I say it?) Winter. It is a sad sad state of affairs, indeed. However, as much as we hate to, winterizing your Outer Banks vacation home still has to be […]

22nd Annual Outer Banks Parade of Homes

22nd Annual Outer Banks Parade of Homes October 9 through 12th 20 homes from Corolla’s Villages at Ocean Hill on the north beach all the way south to Avon on Hatteras Island which includes 18 newly constructed and two large-scale renovations. This is 4 days of viewing new designs with new and innovative technologies every […]

Happy Labor Day from Vanessa!!

What is Labor Day and how did it start? Have a safe Holiday weekend!!