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 March 29, 2015

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OUTER BANKS WHAT’S HAPPENING IN OUR AREA 3/29/15 Weather: Duck-Sunny, 32 degrees Corolla-Sunny, 32 degrees Fishing report for Sunday, March 29, 2015: Clear, sunny and cold. No one is fishing. Water temp 43 degrees. Wind has dropped drastically from low 40s overnight to 10 to 12 mph. Low tide 10:35 a.m. High tide 4:29p.m.  … Read more »

TWIDDY BIRD March 28, 2015

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OUTER BANKS WHAT’S HAPPENING IN OUR AREA 3/28/15 Weather: Duck-Cloudy, 41 degrees Corolla-Mostly Cloudy, 40 degrees Dare to pursue quarter percent sales tax for inlet dredging—As the crisis at Oregon Inlet persists with the approach of another tourist season, Dare County commissioners passed a resolution Friday to ask the General Assembly to authorize a 1/4… Read more »

TWIDDY BIRD March 17, 2015

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OUTER BANKS WHAT’S HAPPENING IN OUR AREA 3/17/15 WEATHER: Duck-Clear, 60 degrees Corolla-Clear, 65 degrees Happy St. Patrick’s Day U.S. Geological Survey checking into Monday’s rumblings–The federal agency that keeps track of earthquakes wants to hear from coastal residents about two rumbles that shook houses Monday from the Outer Banks to Virginia Beach. Unlike the… Read more »

TWIDDY BIRD March 9, 2015

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OUTER BANKS WHAT’S HAPPENING IN OUR AREA? 3/9/15 Weather: Duck-scattered clouds, 53 degrees Corolla–mostly cloudy, 53 degrees Regional effort launched to restore the Little River–A partnership of local and regional groups has been formed to launch an effort to restore the Little River watershed in Pasquotank and Perquimans counties. The Albemarle Resource Conservation and Development… Read more »

TWIDDY BIRD March 3, 2015

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OUTER BANKS WHAT’S HAPPENING IN OUR AREA? TWIDDY BIRD 3/3/15 Weather: Duck-Clear, 40 degrees Corolla-Clear, 38 degrees Visitors Bureau launches webpage on avoiding summer traffic-The Outer Banks Visitors Bureau has launched an information webpage to encourage travelers from the north to alter their vacation plans to avoid backups on U.S. 158, the Wright Memorial Bridge… Read more »

TWIDDY BIRD March 1, 2015

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OUTER BANKS WHAT’S HAPPENING IN OUR AREA? Happy March Weather: Corolla-Light rain, 38 degrees Duck-Overcast, 39 degrees   Getting local input is important to the project’s success. The Outer Banks office of The Nature Conservancy, North Carolina Chapter, is bringing together stakeholders from Roanoke Island to discuss coastal hazards in their communities. Information will be… Read more »

TWIDDY BIRD February 28, 2015

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OUTER BANKS WHAT’S HAPPENING IN OUR AREA? 2/28/15   WEATHER: DUCK-SUNNY, 34 DEGREES COROLLA-SUNNY, 33 DEGREES SPRING FLING CLEAN UP DAY MAR 07, 2015 1411 National Park Drive, Manteo, NC 27954 Phone: 252-473-3234 Many hands make for light work. Please assist The Gardens Staff, alongside our much-appreciated volunteers for a spring cleaning day to prepare… Read more »