Never been a better time to invest in Real Estate!

Posted by & filed under Beacon Villas, Hot Listings, Luxury Real Estate, Outer Banks Activity, Outer Banks News.   Real Estate News     U.S. News and World Report Thinking about taking the plunge and buying a home? The next few months might just be the time to do it.  (Read More) CNBC One upside to the downturn in the U.S. stock market is a sharp drop in mortgage rates. Those rates… Read more »

OBX Taste of the Beach is scheduled this year for March 13-16, St. Patrick’s Day weekend!

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The event has grown tremendously over the years from the inaugural Taste of The Beach in 1983, which was a single venue and only one day.  Last year’s  event had 37 restaurants hosting the festival. This year there will be  73 events, including 25 new ones, in more than 50 local restaurants. Two of the… 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 »

Update on the Wright Brothers Memorial Bridge

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Wright Memorial Bridge project just over one-third complete By Sam Walker on January 17, 2014 Work is scheduled to be done by mid-May. (Bruce Meador) A $6.3 million project to smooth out the ride on the westbound Wright Memorial Bridge that carries U.S. 158 over the Currituck Sound is progressing well, according to the N.C. Department of… Read more »

Bonner Bridge is now OPEN!

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The Herbert C. Bonner Bridge spanning Oregon Inlet, which was closed abruptly on December 3 because of major safety concerns was re-opened Sunday to all traffic. This “lifeline” to Hatteras Island has been imperiled for several years because of shifting sands surrounding the pilings and general corrosion.  NCDOT has thus far deposited over 30,000 cubic… Read more »


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Currituck asked to help pay for span “There’s certainly a level of frustration that has built up with the struggle of trying to get the project to advance.-” Dan Scanlon Currituck County manager By Cindy Beamon Staff Writer Tuesday, December 10, 2013   CURRITUCK — State transportation officials apparently have suggested Currituck contribute county dollars… Read more »