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 10, 2015

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OUTER BANKS WHAT’S HAPPENING IN OUR AREA? 2/10/15 Weather: Corolla- Drizzle, 39 degrees Duck-Drizzle, 40 degrees Wind Gust high-38   After a relatively warm couple of days, windy conditions and high surf are expected for mid-week, followed by another significant cold snap this weekend. Strong northerly winds will develop Tuesday as an area of low… 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 »

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 »