Member Resources

All posts which appear under the “Member Resources” blog list on the home page, including forms, MLS Statistics, Leadership and forms.

REALTORS® Code of Ethics Training Requirement, DEADLINE EXTENDED

Last month, The National Association of REALTORS® changed the Ethics cycle length. All REALTOR® members are to complete 2.5 hours of Code of Ethics (CoE) training , however REALTORS® now have THREE years to compete the course instead of two.  The current cycle is now January 2019 to December 31, 2021.  Failure to complete this required […]

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Outer Banks Association Milepost May 17

Have you heard? The Outer Banks Association of REALTORS® has a real estate page on the Outer Banks Voice. If you have not yet checked it out click HERE. The real estate page offers articles on a wide range of subjects including home buying tips, real estate statistics, safety, and other real estate hot topics, […]

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Outer Banks Association Milepost May 3rd

Welcome New Shared GAD Last year, OBAR and the Outer Banks Home Builders Association decided to utilize the NC REALTORS® Shared GAD program to find a replacement for former Government Affairs Director (GAD), Willo Kelly. After conducting extensive interviews we are excited to announce that a new Shared GAD has been hired. Porter Graham joins […]

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MLS Stats, Member Moments, Dual Agency ~ 1/17/19

The 2018 End of Year MLS Statistical Report is now available. Over all, according to MLS Director Dan Sutherland, 2018 was a good year. However, there are some trends that bear watching. Sales are flat (less then a 1% change) while listings in an Under Contract status have declined sharply (9%). Inventory, on the other […]

Member Resources, Milepost

Fatten up the food pantries in February!

We live in an area that is rich with historical national parks and various agencies. The government shut down might be over for now, but it hit close to home with local park employees and even the Coast Guard. You may not even realize that someone living next to you may not have food on […]

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REALTORS® Code of Ethics Training Requirement, DEADLINE EXTENDED

The National Association of REALTORS® requires all REALTOR® members to complete 2.5 hours of Code of Ethics (CoE) training between January 2019 to December 31, 2021. Failure to complete this required training will result in a suspension of membership until the training is complete. How do I know if I need to take the training? Have you […]

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Concealed Carry with Gun Shack at OBAR

Making the decision to carry a concealed handgun is an serious one, and getting the best education available is crucial. Becoming comfortable with your firearm and practicing safe use are also important, which is why each bundle includes 12 sessions of subsequent practice time (one session per month) at the Gun Shack indoor gun range […]

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Preparing for Hurricane Florence–Helpful information about flood insurance and beyond

As the Outer Banks prepares for the impact of Hurricane Florence, the Outer Banks Association of REALTORS® would like to remind residents of the importance of securing all home related documents, especially insurance policies. While the staff and members of OBAR hope for the best, it is important to remember that preparation is important not […]

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2019 Committee Applications Due Dec 1!

If you have not experienced what becoming a leader can do for you, volunteer today. Enjoy the benefits of working and learning alongside your peers, build a network you can profit from. The Outer Banks Association of REALTORS® provides essential services to over 1,000 Members throughout the Outer Banks. Our strength comes from our Membership, […]

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Defining the Lines

Colington vs. Kill Devil Hills Westside Just like knowing the elusive school lines, trying to figure out what area some listings are in can be just as tricky. The area doesn’t always match the city and it is the REALTOR’S® responsibility of due diligence to make sure that everything is correct when inputting a listing. […]

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