NAR’s 2015 Investment and Vacation Home Buyers Survey

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Covering existing- and new-home transactions in 2014, shows vacation-home sales catapulted to an estimated 1.13 million last year, the highest amount since NAR began the survey in 2003. Vacation sales were up 57.4 percent from 717,000 in 2013. Since 1978, Twiddy & Company has provided clients with the tools and resources needed to make confident,… Read more »

TWIDDY BIRD February 24, 2015

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OUTER BANKS WHAT’S HAPPENING IN OUR AREA? 2/24/15 Weather: Duck-Cloudy, 29 degrees Corolla-Snow Showers, 27 degrees   A low pressure system developing well south of the area, coupled with cold air already in place, will produce widespread winter weather across eastern North Carolina and the Outer Banks today. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect… Read more »

TWIDDY BIRD February 14, 2015

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OUTER BANKS WHAT’S HAPPENING IN OUR AREA? Happy Valentine’s Day Weather: Duck-Clear, 35 degrees Corolla-Clear, 37 degrees   Graveyard of the Atlantic coughs up another victim off Corolla—The remains of a long-ago victim of the Graveyard of the Atlantic have been discovered on the beach off Corolla after this week’s rough surf. A pair of… Read more »

New formula sinks Mid-Currituck Bridge, other local projects

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By Kip Tabb on July 20, 2014 The Mid-Currituck Bridge came close to being built. In May of 2012, officials issued a Record of Decision, the final step for a project first proposed more than 25 years ago. A plan was in place to pay for construction through a private-public partnership. All that remained was for the… Read more »

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 »