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MLS Statistics, Membership Survey, Member Moments, Lost & Found ~ 3.11.19

Click image above learn about St. Patrick’s Day According to MLS Director, Dan Sutherland, numbers for February 2019 are looking very impressive. Sold listings (residential & lot/land) and under contract listings were all up from February 2018. Currituck Mainland had a banner month with statistics showing the number of residential units sold increasing by a […]


MLS Stats, Event Recaps, Member Moments, Rate Filing & More ~ 2.14.19

Click on the above image for Valentine’s Day tips! January 2019 MLS Statistics The January 2019 MLS Statistics are in. While January sales were down, “under contract” listings were up. In fact, they were significantly up by 6% compared to January 2018. Overall, most towns saw large increases in units sold. Colington saw a 167% […]

Community Involvement, Milepost

GMM & YPN Recap, Fat Tuesdays, Member Moments ~ 2.7.19

General Membership Mtg Re-Cap We had our first GMM of the year on January 24th at Captain George’s. As always the food was great, and the information was even better. Maurice Brown, NC REALTOR® Partner Program Coordinator gave a presentation on the latest NC REALTORS® program for 2019. Preceding Maurice were several presentations including one […]


Fat Tuesdays, Member Moments, Tax Season ~ 1.24.19

Help us fatten up our food banks! We live in an area that is rich with historical national parks and various agencies. With no end in sight, the government shut down has hit close to home with local park employees and even the Coast Guard. You may not even realize that someone living next to […]

Community Involvement, Milepost

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

New at OBAR, Member Moments, RPAC, NAR Partner Benefits ~ 1.10.19

You might have noticed a lot of new things at OBAR over the last year. Part of our 2018 Strategic Plan was to reboot the OBAR brand by bringing you new tools and revitalizing stagnant committees and programs. This goal continues on in our 2019 Strategic Plan. Here are just a few things that we […]


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

November CE with Stephanie Walker

This event has now passed. Thank you to all who attended this CE class. What:  GENUP and “Risky Business” Elective Where: Comfort Inn North on the Ocean, 1601 S. Virginia Dare Trail, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948 Instructor: Stephanie Walker General UPDATE (GENUP) Course Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 8:30a-12:30p (Check in: 8:00a) Course Description: The General Update course is […]


OBAR & OBHBA Candidate Forum

We had a great turn out at this event, and our candidates gave some wonderful responses to questions regarding affordable housing, shoreline management, incentivising companies to relocate to rural northeastern North Carolina, and solutions for managing storm surge and storm flooding. The 2018 General Election is just around the corner. Do you want to learn more […]


Membership Social ~ August 30, 2018

We had a wonderful turn out at the August OBAR Social at Pamlico Jack’s. Thank you to all who attended! All OBAR members are invited to attend our next Membership Social on August 30, 2018. 5:00-7:00P  |  Pamlico Jack’s in Nags Head Enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres, drinks and networking with a view! -FREE drink ticket […]