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Outer Banks Real Estate Market Teaser Template | Two Chairs Overlooking the ocean
Currently, there are 2,421 (all) active properties for sale in our MLS area. 1,502 – Residential 852 – Land 67 – Commercial There are 415 properties in under contract status. This statistic represents 15.4% of all active and under contract properties. Overall inventory is up...
Is it time to reduce the asking price of your home? North Carolina Beach Scene
For what could be a million reasons, buyers don’t see the value of your home at or near your asking price. The reasons range from condition to location to size of the home to the curb appeal or lack of updates, etc. Whatever the reason,...
Tips For OBX Home Buyers
1. PRE-QUALIFICATION Before you do anything, talk to a lender and obtain a pre-qualification. It’s quick and painless and you will know exactly what you can afford. Pre-qualification allows you to negotiate from a possession of strength and confidence. Knowing how much you can spend...
Selling Your Home
The Outer Banks Real Estate Market is still recovering from the bubble that started bursting around 2008. There were 1,970 total residential home sales in 2018. We expect that number to be about the same for 2019. While things are starting to stabilize here, it...
If you haven’t bought or sold real estate in the last 7 years, you may be in for a surprise. If you bought a home on the Outer Banks 20 plus years ago, you’ll find that your buying process then is vastly different than you...
Thinking of buying a vacation property or second home on the Outer Banks? Here’s a quick look at the most important information to know as you begin the process. While none of these are absolute hard and fast rules, here are some basic guidelines to...
What you need to know about Buyer Agency - OBX real estate
North Carolina provides many options for representation when you are thinking about buying a home. In North Carolina, every agent has to represent someone in a real estate transaction. Either they represent the seller or the buyer. Some states offer a more “transaction broker” style...
As the article I read recently proclaims, America’s favorite springtime sport does not involve a stadium, peanuts or Cracker Jacks. It is browsing the real-estate market. Online tools are great if you’re a novice to the market and just want to look around an area,...
What to Expect When Buying an Outer Banks Home
Navigating the home buying process can be complex. Knowing in advance what to expect regarding the condition of the home can make it a lot smoother. Here are the main things to consider regarding this process. What to expect when you’re expecting…to buy a home...

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