Spring Bioblitz Outer Banks 2014

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Pine Island Audubon Sanctuary is sponsoring a new event called 2014 Bioblitz  April 25th-26th.  The event is designed to record, collect, and observe as many species as possible in a 24 hour period. They are seeking interested volunteers. They are hoping to include universities, clubs, parks, state agencies, and private industries. The first part of… Read more »

Vacation Home Sales Surge in 2013; Investment Property Declines

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DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | WEDNESDAY, APRIL 02, 2014 Vacation home sales rose strongly in 2013, while investment purchases fell below the elevated levels seen in the previous two years, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. NAR’s 2014 Investment and Vacation Home Buyers Survey, covering existing- and new-home transactions in 2013, shows vacation-home sales jumped… Read more »

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 »