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30th annual Outer Banks Parade of Homes coming Columbus Day weekend

September 26th, 2022  · Real Estate  · Top Stories
30th annual Outer Banks Parade of Homes coming Columbus Day weekend

The 2022 Outer Banks Parade of Homes experience on Columbus Day weekend will be back to in person tours during Open Hours of Thursday through Saturday, October 6-8, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For three days, you will have exclusive access to some of the most innovative, exciting homes on the Outer Banks. And…Read More from 30th annual Outer Banks Parade of Homes coming Columbus Day weekend

State leaders hear from Nags Head officials about town’s septic health initiative

September 19th, 2022  · GOV  · Real Estate  · Top Stories
State leaders hear from Nags Head officials about town’s septic health initiative

Nags Head Town Manager Andy Garman and Town Engineer David Ryan were asked to speak to the State Water Infrastructure Authority last week to discuss our Todd D. Krafft Septic Health Initiative Program and the related decentralized wastewater management plan update. The town’s Septic Health Initiative, a voluntary program available to Nags Head property owners,…Read More from State leaders hear from Nags Head officials about town’s septic health initiative

Coastal management staff to draft revised septic setbacks for oceanfront properties

September 16th, 2022  · GOV  · Real Estate  · Top Stories  · Visitor Economy
Coastal management staff to draft revised septic setbacks for oceanfront properties

By Trista Talton, CoastalReview.org State rules on where septic tanks can be located on oceanfront properties are likely to change in the coming months. The North Carolina Coastal Resources Commission Thursday gave the green light to Division of Coastal Management Director Braxton Davis to move ahead with proposed changes to existing rules, including setbacks and…Read More from Coastal management staff to draft revised septic setbacks for oceanfront properties

Coastal Review: Imperiled Outer Banks beach houses a problem fraught with legal perils

September 14th, 2022  · GOV  · Real Estate  · Top Stories  · Visitor Economy  · Weather
Coastal Review: Imperiled Outer Banks beach houses a problem fraught with legal perils

Editor’s note: The state’s top coastal management official is expected to propose new rules Thursday in response to the collapse earlier this year of oceanfront homes on the Outer Banks and other beach houses currently at risk of falling into the ocean. We will have follow-up from the Coastal Resources Commission meeting here at WOBX….Read More from Coastal Review: Imperiled Outer Banks beach houses a problem fraught with legal perils

Coastal Resources Commission expected to discuss new rules in response to threatened beach houses

September 11th, 2022  · GOV  · Real Estate  · Top Stories  · Visitor Economy
Coastal Resources Commission expected to discuss new rules in response to threatened beach houses

The state’s top coastal management official is expected to propose new rules in response to the collapse earlier this year of oceanfront homes on the Outer Banks and other beach houses currently at risk of falling into the ocean. CoastalReview.org reports the proposed rules are expected to be presented to the state Coastal Resources Commission…Read More from Coastal Resources Commission expected to discuss new rules in response to threatened beach houses

Seagull Street in Rodanthe permanently closed to allow oceanfront homes to be moved

September 7th, 2022  · GOV  · Real Estate  · Top Stories  · Weather
Seagull Street in Rodanthe permanently closed to allow oceanfront homes to be moved

The Dare County Board of Commissioners adopted a resolution to permanently close a paved portion of Seagull Street in northern Rodanthe at their September 6 meeting, allowing homeowners in the immediate area the ability to move their homes westward, and away from the ocean. The proposal was introduced at the board’s August 1 meeting, where…Read More from Seagull Street in Rodanthe permanently closed to allow oceanfront homes to be moved

Insurance companies ask for another large rate increase for policies covering rental properties

September 2nd, 2022  · BIZ  · Real Estate  · Top Stories
Insurance companies ask for another large rate increase for policies covering rental properties

Insurance companies that cover rental and investment properties are asking state regulators for a significant increase in premiums for dwelling policies on the Outer Banks and in northeastern North Carolina spread over the next two years. The North Carolina Department of Insurance received the dwelling insurance rate filing from the North Carolina Rate Bureau on…Read More from Insurance companies ask for another large rate increase for policies covering rental properties

Island Free Press: Two at-risk Rodanthe oceanfront homes moved, four more to be relocated

August 27th, 2022  · GOV  · Real Estate  · Top Stories  · Weather
Island Free Press: Two at-risk Rodanthe oceanfront homes moved, four more to be relocated

National Parks of Eastern N.C. Superintendent David Hallac provided updates on the problematic and endangered oceanfront homes in Rodanthe at a well-attended public meeting at the Rodanthe-Waves-Salvo Community Building on Wednesday night, August 24. In the past two years, four homes along a severely eroded stretch of shoreline in Rodanthe have collapsed into the ocean,…Read More from Island Free Press: Two at-risk Rodanthe oceanfront homes moved, four more to be relocated

Island Free Press: Carolina Water Service named emergency wastewater treatment operator for Kinnakeet Shores

August 24th, 2022  · BIZ  · Real Estate
Island Free Press: Carolina Water Service named emergency wastewater treatment operator for Kinnakeet Shores

The North Carolina Utilities Commission appointed Carolina Water Service Inc. as the emergency operator for the Kinnakeet Shores Wastewater Treatment Plant in Avon. Carolina Water Service began operations on Aug. 17. The homeowners in Kinnakeet Shores are “jubilant” at the news that the N.C. Utilities Commission appointed an emergency operator. Click to read more at…Read More from Island Free Press: Carolina Water Service named emergency wastewater treatment operator for Kinnakeet Shores

Seven new commercial construction projects in Elizabeth City under review

August 23rd, 2022  · BIZ  · GOV  · Real Estate  · Top Stories
Seven new commercial construction projects in Elizabeth City under review

Elizabeth City’s Community Development Department has been reviewing a number of new commercial development projects across the city over the last two months. City staff anticipates the approval of majority of these projects in the next couple of weeks as they await state permits and departmental approvals. Currently under the planning division’s review are the…Read More from Seven new commercial construction projects in Elizabeth City under review

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Real Estate Top Stories September 26th, 2022

30th annual Outer Banks Parade of Homes coming Columbus Day weekend

The 2022 Outer Banks Parade of Homes experience on Columbus Day weekend will be back to in person tours during Open Hours of Thursday through Saturday, October 6-8, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For three days, you will have exclusive access to some of the most innovative, exciting homes on the Outer Banks. And…Read More from 30th annual Outer Banks Parade of Homes coming Columbus Day weekend

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GOV Real Estate Top Stories September 19th, 2022

State leaders hear from Nags Head officials about town’s septic health initiative

Nags Head Town Manager Andy Garman and Town Engineer David Ryan were asked to speak to the State Water Infrastructure Authority last week to discuss our Todd D. Krafft Septic Health Initiative Program and the related decentralized wastewater management plan update. The town’s Septic Health Initiative, a voluntary program available to Nags Head property owners,…Read More from State leaders hear from Nags Head officials about town’s septic health initiative

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Coastal management staff to draft revised septic setbacks for oceanfront properties

By Trista Talton, CoastalReview.org State rules on where septic tanks can be located on oceanfront properties are likely to change in the coming months. The North Carolina Coastal Resources Commission Thursday gave the green light to Division of Coastal Management Director Braxton Davis to move ahead with proposed changes to existing rules, including setbacks and…Read More from Coastal management staff to draft revised septic setbacks for oceanfront properties

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Coastal Review: Imperiled Outer Banks beach houses a problem fraught with legal perils

Editor’s note: The state’s top coastal management official is expected to propose new rules Thursday in response to the collapse earlier this year of oceanfront homes on the Outer Banks and other beach houses currently at risk of falling into the ocean. We will have follow-up from the Coastal Resources Commission meeting here at WOBX….Read More from Coastal Review: Imperiled Outer Banks beach houses a problem fraught with legal perils

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Coastal Resources Commission expected to discuss new rules in response to threatened beach houses

The state’s top coastal management official is expected to propose new rules in response to the collapse earlier this year of oceanfront homes on the Outer Banks and other beach houses currently at risk of falling into the ocean. CoastalReview.org reports the proposed rules are expected to be presented to the state Coastal Resources Commission…Read More from Coastal Resources Commission expected to discuss new rules in response to threatened beach houses

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GOV Real Estate Top Stories Weather September 7th, 2022

Seagull Street in Rodanthe permanently closed to allow oceanfront homes to be moved

The Dare County Board of Commissioners adopted a resolution to permanently close a paved portion of Seagull Street in northern Rodanthe at their September 6 meeting, allowing homeowners in the immediate area the ability to move their homes westward, and away from the ocean. The proposal was introduced at the board’s August 1 meeting, where…Read More from Seagull Street in Rodanthe permanently closed to allow oceanfront homes to be moved

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BIZ Real Estate Top Stories September 2nd, 2022

Insurance companies ask for another large rate increase for policies covering rental properties

Insurance companies that cover rental and investment properties are asking state regulators for a significant increase in premiums for dwelling policies on the Outer Banks and in northeastern North Carolina spread over the next two years. The North Carolina Department of Insurance received the dwelling insurance rate filing from the North Carolina Rate Bureau on…Read More from Insurance companies ask for another large rate increase for policies covering rental properties

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GOV Real Estate Top Stories Weather August 27th, 2022

Island Free Press: Two at-risk Rodanthe oceanfront homes moved, four more to be relocated

National Parks of Eastern N.C. Superintendent David Hallac provided updates on the problematic and endangered oceanfront homes in Rodanthe at a well-attended public meeting at the Rodanthe-Waves-Salvo Community Building on Wednesday night, August 24. In the past two years, four homes along a severely eroded stretch of shoreline in Rodanthe have collapsed into the ocean,…Read More from Island Free Press: Two at-risk Rodanthe oceanfront homes moved, four more to be relocated

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BIZ Real Estate August 24th, 2022

Island Free Press: Carolina Water Service named emergency wastewater treatment operator for Kinnakeet Shores

The North Carolina Utilities Commission appointed Carolina Water Service Inc. as the emergency operator for the Kinnakeet Shores Wastewater Treatment Plant in Avon. Carolina Water Service began operations on Aug. 17. The homeowners in Kinnakeet Shores are “jubilant” at the news that the N.C. Utilities Commission appointed an emergency operator. Click to read more at…Read More from Island Free Press: Carolina Water Service named emergency wastewater treatment operator for Kinnakeet Shores

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BIZ GOV Real Estate Top Stories August 23rd, 2022

Seven new commercial construction projects in Elizabeth City under review

Elizabeth City’s Community Development Department has been reviewing a number of new commercial development projects across the city over the last two months. City staff anticipates the approval of majority of these projects in the next couple of weeks as they await state permits and departmental approvals. Currently under the planning division’s review are the…Read More from Seven new commercial construction projects in Elizabeth City under review