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  • OBREC News home resale value 3 Things House Flippers Can Teach...
    January 28 2016
    With over 115 million occupied housing units available, at any given moment a good home sale can pop up anywhere. Need proof? Just turn on your television. Shows like HGTV's "Flip or Flop" depict house hunters finding unbelievable deals for foreclosed homes, fixes them up, and proceeds to sell them for an amazing price. While the profit from investing in [...]
  • OBREC Carova Outer Banks real estate market - deck Things to Keep in Mind When...
    December 16 2015
    Overview of the Carova Real Estate Market Outer Banks NC Homes If you're thinking of heading to Carova to kickstart your 2016 getaways, keep in mind that there aren’t any hotels or motels for you and your family to stay in. As one of the last unspoiled lands in the country with miles long stretch of beaches, what you have [...]
  • OBREC News investing in real estate Thinking About Investing in Rental Property?...
    November 2 2015
    With America's economy in rapid recovery, a revival of the real estate market, and affordable prices, there's no better time than now to invest in real estate property. For 33% of buyers in 2014, investing in a home was a first-time endeavor, but for many, real estate property can be an excellent supplementary asset to your pre-existing property ownership, particularly [...]
  • OBREC News acquiring real estate How to Win When Acquiring Real...
    October 28 2015
    After the housing bubble burst in 2008, many were left holding onto properties that they could not sell or maintain, and the housing situation appeared grim for a while. We have been seeing some of the effects of this in the increased rental prices of properties in places like New York and San Francisco. All over, there has been concern [...]
  • OBREC News Corolla water test Corolla Tests Its Water Quality for...
    September 15 2015
    Dubbed by the U.S. News as one of the best travel locations in the United States, North Carolina's Outer Banks boasts beautiful beaches, a plethora of attractions, and an incredible amount of real estate to invest in. And with a growing economy, highly competitive mortgages, a higher prevalence of affordable real estate, and 1.5 million housing units being built per [...]
  • OBREC News finding a real estate agent Looking for a Real Estate Agent?...
    August 15 2015
    With our growing economy, competitive mortgage rates, and largely affordable real estate prices, now is the time to consider rental homes, or buying or selling real estate. But you don't have to do it alone. Enlisting the help of a real estate agent is an excellent way to ensure that you're getting the home of your dreams at a price [...]
  • OBREC News sales tax redistribution Alligators and Sales Tax Redistribution Spotted...
    July 15 2015
    Two Outer Banks fisherman recently spotted a six-foot alligator swimming in Oregon Inlet, near Bodie Island. The pair of brothers approached the reptile, surprised to see the animal so far out into the water. Normally, alligators don't venture north of the Albemarle Sound, so the animal was at the edge of its natural territory. Although alligators can be dangerous in [...]
  • OBREC News hiring a real estate agent Why You Should Hire a Real...
    June 15 2015
    Buying a new house is a great adventure for many families. Whether it is their first house or their third, 98% of buyers view their real estate agents as useful sources of information when looking for a new home. Narrowing down on a good real estate agent is not always easy, with 2 million active real estate licensees in the [...]
  • OBREC News home resale value Why New Home Buyers Need to...
    May 15 2015
    When is the best time to start thinking about selling your home? Believe it or not, there is no such thing as too soon -- and home buyers may want to think about what will happen when they ultimately sell a house, well, around the same time that they are buying it. Here are some ways to purchase an existing [...]
  • OBREC News your first beach house Buying Your First Beach House
    April 15 2015
    Buying your first beach house is a great way to save on vacation costs and help you relax in your home away from home. With hotel and restaurant expenses no longer factoring into your vacation budget, you are free to enjoy the local attractions without worrying about check-out times or spending extra money. One of the best places to buy [...]