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 »

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 »

Incredible Summer Ahead!

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Driving into the sales office this morning.  Hard to believe more snow and sleet! This is a sign we will have an incredible Summer!  I’m ready! Courtesy Whitney Hawkins, Sales Broker Duck office.  

Please call NC House Representatives today and urge them to vote for HR3370 — Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act.

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A vote on H.R. 3370 -Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act has been delayed until next week. The bill needs 287 votes to pass the House. Only 3 out of 12 NC Reps have co-sponsored the bill: Walter Jones, Renee Ellmers and Mike McIntyre. Continue calling as outlined in OBAR/OBHBA’s call for action below: PLEASE CALL… Read more »

Good news on the horizon for coastal homeowners?

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Senate passes bill to delay flood insurance premium hikes share this Jan 30, 2014 In a 67-32 vote, the U.S. Senate has passed a bill to postpone steep increases in flood insurance rates across the country, the National Association of Realtors announced today. The Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act calls for a four-year delay on rate… Read more »