The Outer Banks Voice recently reported: 

The market came into summer propelled by a head of steam from the earlier part of the year. As a result, with June in the bag, YTD sales are up 19 percent over the same time period in 2011, and real estate under contracts are up 17 percent. Read more

Why Look for Foreclosed Homes or Short Sale Property when there are many other good deals out there that might be cheaper, better and easier to obtain? Here are some common misconceptions about homes that were foreclosed on or being sold as short sales. Read more

The Outer Banks Association Of Realtors says: “Sales have been great! In May we saw an 11 percent jump in month-to-month sales; whereas, in May 2011 we saw a 6 percent decline. Overall year-to-date sales are up 24 percent with land leading the way – up 48 percent.” Read more

The good news continued into April, although sales have begun their traditional summer decline.

April 2012 sales outpaced the same month last year by 24 percent, and year to date sales are still 16 percent ahead of the prior year. Read more