All-Cash Sales Up While Distressed Sales and Investors Decline

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Media Contact: Walter Molony / 202-383-1177 / Email (May 8, 2014) – Analysis of data collected for the Realtors® Confidence Index shows the market share of all-cash purchases is on the rise, despite declines in distressed sales and investor activity, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, said the findings are counterintuitive. “Distressed home… Read more »

Duck Donuts is Expanding!

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  Duck Donuts in Kitty Hawk, N.C. Posted: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 10:20 am | Updated: 9:05 pm, Sun Mar 30, 2014. Posted on Mar 26, 2014 by Phil Riggan If you’ve been to the Outer Banks and you’ve got a sweet tooth, you’ve likely had the Duck Donuts experience. Well, prepare yourself to save the 170-mile trip, it… Read more »

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 »