Informational Articles For OBX Buyers
Here you will find a list of articles geared towards helping someone buy a piece of real estate on the Outer Banks. Each of the points below have an accompanying article found by clicking the title.
These articles are provided to help potential buyers answer some questions they have about purchasing real estate on the Outer Banks.
Signing an exclusive buyer agency agreement/contract sounds like a good idea. Right? Having an agent work for you is a good idea, isn't it? The problem is the agent doesn't work exclusively for you but you will have to work exclusively with the agent... read more.
If you find the property that you would like and are considering buying it but you live out of sate and you have to go back home, don't worry... read more
All of the Outer Banks is in some type of flood zone... read more
We strongly recommend that every buyer have a home inspection done on the house or condo they are trying to purchase before the closing takes place... read more
There are many different styles of managing a vacation rental house. Each rental department has their own characteristics and there are deferent strategies involved... read more
Just because you are at the beach does not mean that every location is a good one... read more
If there is a ground floor enclosure, you or your real estate agent need to do some investigating... read more
Not quite ready to take the big step? No hurry, just start doing your homework now... read more
Should I use a lender located on the Outer Banks?
The buyer and the seller each need to hire their own attorney... read more
The actual square footage of the houses might not be what is advertised... read more
When an offer is written on a piece of real estate, one of the items that needs to be addressed is the earnest money... read more
Title insurance protects your deed against any problems which show up after you make your home purchase... read more
Seasonal Buying Trips
Long distance traveling to look at houses you might consider purchasing requires some planning. Here are a few weather related tips for planning your trip.Real Estate Forms For Buying
Here you will find some of the various forms used in purchasing real estate in North Carolina... HERE
See what the trends are happening with sold properties. Are the median prices going up or down. Here you can compare the sales activity dating back to 2004 up to the present for all the different areas on the Outer Banks. Outer Banks Sold Statistics
Worried about the ocean rising up and consuming the OBX? How long before the OBX washes away? Here is an article with some details about the Rising Seal Levels on the Outer Banks.