On Saturday, March 29th, Beacon Villas held it’s official ground breaking and ribbon cutting!

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Beacon Villas is a new subdivision within Corolla Light that will consist of 16 Luxury Duplex Townhomes.   Pictured:  (L to R) Chandler Spawr (Twiddy Realtors, sales), Carlos Gomez (Coastal Engineering), Angie Gray (TowneBank Mortgage), Scott Midgette (OBRC, builder), Chuck Meyer (Florida OBX- developer), Rick Willis (Outer Banks Ventures), David Maso (Florida OBX- developer), Butch… Read more »

MORTGAGE REFORM GAINS STEAM

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Brown Meets at White House as Mortgage Reform Gains Steam On March 21, 2014, in Breaking News, by Robert Freedman More Sharing ServicesShare|Share on printShare on facebookShare on twitterShare on email Brown with NAHREP President Jason Madiedo NAR President Steve Brown met at the White House with the federal government’s top housing officer, HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan,… Read more »

Producers of Wicked Tuna fish for tuna and hit on the Outer Banks!

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  1 OF 4 PHOTOS: Captain T.J. Ott and his crew are competing with local boats on the TV series “Wicked Tuna.” Ott was photographed aboard his boat Hot Tuna in Wanchese, N.C., on Thursday, March 20, 2014. (Steve Earley | The Virginian-Pilot)View all 4 photos | Buy Pilot photos RELATED Blog: Wicked Tuna has been in town… Read more »

BIG NEWS FOR THE OBX!

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President signs flood insurance affordability act By Outer Banks Voice on March 21, 2014   Kitty Hawk after Hurricane Sandy. (NCDOT) President Obama has signed legislation that will roll back a previously passed law that would have made federal flood insurance unaffordable for some property owners.  Called the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act, the bill delays changes… Read more »

Happy Spring

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Just in time for spring and boating season, the Town of Southern Shores has completed its dredging of 7.5 miles of navigable canals. The project is the largest capital repair project in the history of the town.  It began in late 2009 with a controversial start because of concerns of where to place the spoils… Read more »

Good News! Senate passes Flood Insurance Bill

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  On Thursday the US Senate gave final congressional approval to the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act (HR.3370). The bill passed the Senate 72-22. It has passed the House and will now head to the President’s desk for signature. The bipartisan legislation going to the White House includes offsets for the costs of H.R.3370, which… Read more »