home for sale February 4

How to prepare your home for sale

How to prepare your home for sale       Making the decision to sell your house can be a large undertaking, with many factors contributing to the decision and timing of when and how to sell. The real estate market here in the Outer Banks is unlike many other markets, and [...]

Dual Agency December 9

What Is Dual Agency?

Dual agency is a situation that develops when the broker in a real estate transaction represents both the seller and the buyer. Also known as a transaction broker, a dual agent works directly for both parties to find the best possible outcome. While this type of relationship is potentially limiting [...]

1031 Tax Free Exchange November 11

How Does a 1031 Tax Free Exchange Work?

If you already own or are planning to purchase an investment property, you should acquaint yourself with the 1031 exchange and how it works. For taxpayers, it provides many benefits for investors on every level. A 1031 tax-deferred exchange, also referred to as a like-kind exchange, prevents an investor from [...]

sunrise over the ocean July 10

How to Turn Your Second Home Into Rental Income

Are you interested in buying a vacation cottage or second home? Do you want to invest in a property that emphasizes rental income?  Whether you’re looking for something on the ocean or the sound, or anything else we can help. Let us know what you’re looking for. We’ll connect you to [...]

Time's up to buy a property on the Outer Banks May 23

When Is the Right Time to Buy a Property on the Outer Banks?

Whether it's a vacation rental investment property, a primary or second home, I know how important it is to make the right choice when buying a property on the Outer Banks. Potential investors and property buyers ask us all the time, when should we buy a property on the Outer [...]