Hatteras Island Real Estate Blog

Our Hatteras Island Real Estate Blog chronicles the local news, market trends, and current issues that affect both buyers and sellers of the Outer Banks. Check back regularly for new posts to learn about the Island real estate market.

Potential buyers and sellers have lots of additional options when it comes to learning more about Hatteras Island properties for sale and the Outer Banks market in general. Buyers and sellers can request free sales information for an overview of current properties for sale and area information or perform an easy online search to view thousands of properties for sale on the Outer Banks multiple listing service (MLS.) The best way to learn more about specific properties for sale however, or your Hatteras Island property’s current value, is to contact one of our real estate sales agents. Our real estate agents are experts in the local market and have years of experience assisting both buyers and sellers with accomplishing their real estate goals. Simply contact our Outer Beaches office in Avon, Waves or Hatteras, and we’ll be happy to put you in touch with one of our local sales experts. From our Hatteras Island Real Estate Blog and online search to our in-house real estate professionals, Outer Beaches has all the tools required to help buyers and sellers on Hatteras Island.

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Signs of a Market Recovery + Current Events

Deciding on a topic for this month’s article was a choice…
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What's Selling on Hatteras Island and Where

Every now and then it is both informative and fun (for those…
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Changes in Flood Insurance

Beginning on April 1st of this year, a number of changes took…
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Bridge Replacement Projects

It is widely believed that the agreement between the North…
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Cycles in Property Ownership

Cycles are a part of many aspects of life whether they are…
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2016 Trends in Hatteras Island Real Estate Market

For perspective, a buyer’s market began on Hatteras Island in June 2005. At the depths of that market, residential selling prices had dropped almost 50%, and undeveloped lot prices had plummeted close to 75%. When evaluating where the market is today, consider these trends.
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Real Estate Tips: Disaster Preparedness

The importance of preparing for these disasters from both a business and a personal perspective was brought home to me during Hurricane Irene in 2011 and a major fire that destroyed the Outer Beaches Realty office in Avon in November of 2014. In this article, I would like to share some of the lessons learned from these experiences with the hope that the negative impacts of similar events will be lessened for readers and their families. In looking back on these incidents, I would like to focus on three main areas: communication, data back-up/retrieval, and documentation.