Community Involvement

All posts which appear under the “Community Involvement” blog list on the home page, including our Disaster Relief and Scholarship Fundraising events, Good Neighbor League, and other charitable work.

Flood Insurance CE

2 Chances to Take Free CE on Flood Insurance The North Carolina Department of Insurance is offering 2 opportunities for a free seminar program on flood insurance for REALTORS®, adjusters, and insurance agents. The workshops will be held on the following dates: Date: Wednesday, September 9, 2020 Time: 1:00-5:00P Credit: 4hrs CE Elective Credits Location: […]

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Outer Banks Renters Are Getting Ripped Off By Phony craigslist Ads

CLICK TO VIEW OBAR’S GUIDELINES FOR REPORTING A CRAIGSLIST SCAM From the Jeff Hampton of the Virginian-Pilot… KILL DEVIL HILLS, N.C. — Single mother Terry Wilson thought she found a good deal on Craigslist: A three-bedroom house in Kill Devil Hills was renting for $1,290 a month. After paying $2,790 up front to cover the […]

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2020 OBAR Scholarships Awarded

OBAR is delighted to announce that the 2020 scholarships have been awarded to local high school seniors. After local seniors missed out on their proms and graduations, the Board of Directors worried about the financial hardships that some families are facing after layoffs and furloughs due to COVID-19 shutdowns. As a result, the BOD approved […]

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NCREC Has Further Clarified Refund Requirements

On April 28th, 2020, Chairman of the North Carolina Real Estate Commission (NCREC) Jeff Malarney responded to a request for clarification of refund status once rental homes become available.  Since Dare County has announced that Visitors will be allowed access to the Outer Banks starting on May 16, 2020 this is a very timely response.  […]

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New Office Hours and Procedures

HOURS Due to the recent Stay at Home – Stay Healthy orders from Dare County and the NC Governor, OBAR office access is now limited. The OBAR office will be open to members on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 am to 5 pm beginning March 31st until further notice. The doors, however, will be locked […]

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Misuse of Re-Entry Permits Could Result in Revocation or More!

Dare County checkpoint personnel have reported an increase in visitors attempting to gain access to the OBX with copied re-entry permits. As a result checkpoint personnel are now checking driver’s licenses to ensure they match the name on the re-entry permit. If they do not match, the entry permit will be REVOKED for the person […]

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2nd Annual YPN Mini Golf Tournament May 1st

The Young Professional Network (YPN) is hosting it’s second annual Mini Golf Tournament on Friday, May 1st from 4:00P-7:00P at Mutiny Bay Adventure Golf in Nags Head.  The Mini Golf Tournament will be divided into 2 groups. The first round of the Mini Golf Tournament will be tournament play beginning at 4:15 pm for registered […]

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Give the Gift of Life This Holiday Season

On December 4th from 12:00P-6:00P, OBAR will once again co-sponsor the OBX Community Blood Drive at the Holy Redeemer Catholic Church by the Sea (HRCC). Due to Hurricane Dorian, many blood drives were cancelled and we are once again facing blood shortages in North Carolina. Last year the Red Cross collected the largest amount of […]

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YPN Panel & Social w/ Awards

Please join us November 14th! The Young Professionals Network Committee is recognizing 19 outstanding individuals who have been members of OBAR for 1-7 years at the YPN Panel + Social on November 14th from 4:00P-6:30P at Rooster’s Southern Kitchen. At this FREE event NEXT THURSDAY, you will hear questions answered by “Established” members Matt Myatt […]

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Outer Banks Association Milepost March 29th

PM Hot Topic Recap – Corolla Wild Horses Thank you to our members–both Property Management and Sales who attended yesterday’s PM Hot Topic. CWHF CEO Jo Langone, Herd Manager Meg Pucket & volunteer Kelly Wilkes stopped by to give an update on the Corolla Wild Horse Fund. We are excited to learn that CWHF will […]

Community Involvement, Milepost