Homebuyers Are in the Mood to Buy Today

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Across the country and on the Outer Banks real estate sales are strong. There are several reasons this sector is leading the way for our economic recovery. According to the latest FreddieMac Quarterly Forecast, mortgage interest rates have fallen to historically low levels this spring and they’re projected to remain low. This means there’s a huge […]

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Home Prices: It’s All About Supply and Demand

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As we enter the summer months and work through the challenges associated with the current health crisis, many are wondering what impact the economic slowdown will have on home prices. That is the number one real estate issue I am being asked about. Looking at the big picture, supply and demand will give us the […]

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Why This Summer Is the 2020 Real Estate Season

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With stay-at-home orders starting to gradually lift throughout parts of the country, data indicates homebuyers are jumping back into the market. After many families put their plans on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic, what we once called the busy spring real estate season is shifting into the summer. It is showing in our MLS on the OBX […]

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UPDATED! April OBX MLS Stats

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We are past Memorial Day and into the Summer Season. We know it is going to be busier with visitors coming in. The real estate world is going to be busy too. It already is. The Outer Banks Association Of Realtors released its April statistical report on May 8, which I covered a couple of […]

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April MLS Report from OBAR

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The Outer Banks Association Of Realtors released its April statistical report on May 8. Like every other business sector, the effects of COVID-19 are evident. But is the news all bad? From OBAR’s report “As expected, total month to month sales are down 23% April; however, when comparing 2019 to 2020, sales are up 4% […]

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Outer Banks To Reopen To Visitors May 16!

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The date for visitors to return to that place we all love, the OBX, has been set; it is May 16. From Dare County: Dare County, in coordination with Hyde and Currituck Counties, will lift restrictions on entry for visitors beginning Saturday, May 16 at 12:01 a.m. This is when checkpoints will no longer be […]

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OBX Re-Opening – Hyde County

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It is April 28th, the day after my wife’s birthday. Mine is exactly two weeks after hers. As our FaceBook memories pop up around those days most of them are in Ocracoke. We are frequent visitors to the island and, over the years, have made friends there both through business trips and pleasure trips. It […]

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