Advocacy

All posts shared under the “Advocacy” blog list on the homepage, including Legislative Briefing, Calls to Action, and Legislative Events.

Legislative Briefing Special Addition – Southern Shores Meeting & Republican Run Off TODAY

From Porter Graham, GAD Hello all, The Town of Southern Shores Council will meet TODAY at 5:30 p.m. in the Southern Shores Pitts Center located at 5377 N Virginia Dare Trl, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949, to discuss its proposed special events ordinance. Revisions to the ordinance following OBAR’s participation in a June 4 Southern Shores […]

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Legislative Briefing June 19

Early Voting Has Begun in Dare & Currituck Counties for Congressional Primary Runoff Overview: The N.C. State Board of Elections has established a special election to select the replacement of Walter Jones as the District 3 U.S. House Representative. Jones passed away on February 10th of this year. One-stop absentee voting (commonly known as (“early […]

Advocacy, Legislative Briefing

Legislative Briefing June 13th

‘What the Flood!’ NAIC Quiz Helps Americans Understand Flood Insurance From NAIC – The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) released a new online quiz, “What the Flood!,” as part of its #YourRiskIsReal campaign, an ongoing effort to educate consumers about flood risks and the need to consider purchasing flood insurance. The #YourRiskIsReal campaign educates consumers about […]

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Legislative Briefing 6/5

National Flood Insurance Program Largely through the efforts of Louisiana’s congressional delegation, the National Flood Insurance Program was spared expiration on May 30 for the eleventh time in two nears, this time through September 2019. Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy simultaneously circulated among colleagues a letter with bipartisan signatories largely from coastal states calling for replacement […]

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Legislative Briefing May 15

Charter Communications Charter Communications, parent of Spectrum-branded products and services, announced its decision to discontinue a long-standing policy permitting transferal of accounts from home sellers to buyers. The change would pose an interruption of service for renters occupying the property at the time of sale unless sellers return their cable boxes and buyers establish new […]

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Two local REALTORS® Honored with Good Neighbor Awards

Two Outer Banks Association (OBAR) REALTOR® members were recognized at a recent General Membership Meeting for their dedication and volunteerism throughout the Outer Banks. Brook Sparks of Beach Realty & Construction-KH South and Kristine Kiousis of Beach Realty, NC were given OBAR’s prestigious Good Neighbor Award by Good Neighbor Committee Chair, Jimmy Anderson of Long […]

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Legislative Briefing 1.29.19

Legislative Briefing Week Ending January 25, 2019 Homeowners Insurance Increases – SUBMIT COMMENTS TODAY! NC REALTORS® Call for Action Public Forum Wednesday, February 13th at 7 pm Southern Shores Hearing Next Week on Large Oceanfront Structures WHEN WILL DARE COUNTY FLOOD MAPS BE EFFECTIVE? Nags Head Beach Re-Nourishment Begins in May – WHAT YOU NEED […]

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2018 REALTOR® & Affiliate of the Year

2018 REALTOR® of the Year – John Head Congratulations to the 2018 REALTOR® of the Year John Head of Colony Realty Corp! On December 7, 2018 at the OBAR REALTOR® Ball & Installation, 2017 REALTOR® of the Year David Pergerson of Carolina Designs Realty, announced that the 2018 REALTOR® of the Year, John Head. David […]

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Annual Business & General Membership Meeting Recap

November General Membership Meeting Recap The General Membership & Annual Business Meeting took place on November 29th at Captain George’s Restaurant in Kill Devil Hills. During the meeting, Jacqueline Ricks-Sample presented the 2018 Career Achievement Award to Michael Davenport for his 33 years of involvement in the real estate industry, both on a local and […]

Advocacy, Milepost

2018 General Election Candidate Survey

The Outer Banks Association of REALTORS® & Outer Banks Home Builders Association formulated a list of questions for 2018 General Election candidates pertaining to the real estate and construction industries. Flip through this book to read the answers submitted by each candidate. Early Voting begins October 17, 2018. General Election Day is November 6, 2018. […]

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