Outer Banks Association Milepost April 25

Outer Banks Association Milepost April 25

March Madness Luncheon Recap

It was a fun afternoon with amazing barbeque provided by Pigman’s BBQ and Southern Shores Subway. Tons of gifts were raffled off and there was even a little basketball played between OBAR CEO Willo Kelly & 2019 President J-P Peron!

Each year, our amazing Affiliate Council hosts this contest and FREE luncheon as a benefit for our REALTOR® members. This playful and networking event is always a chance to kick back and take a break from your busy schedule. This year’s event, chaired by Julie Walter of Homes and Land of the Outer Banks was no different.

Congratulations to David Hines, of Coastal NC Realty Group who won the 2019 OBAR Bracket Contest with a total of 149 points. Hal Scarborough finished second with 133 points and once again, Wayne Strickland of Stellar Properties finished last with 11 points. Way to go!

This year there was a tie for the Spirit Award. Angie Brady-Daniels of Manteo Furniture Company and Lori Brooks of Coastal NC Realty Group won and both enjoyed picking out prizes.

To see the full results of the contest click HERE to go to the group on CBSSports.com.

CE with Mark Saunders Recap–Why did the Date of the GENUP Change, Was My CE Credit Reported?

We apologize for any inconvenience you may have had due to the date of the PM GENUP being moved from Wednesday, April 17th to Tuesday, April 16th. Less than two weeks before the event, the Comfort Inn informed us there was a double booking for the use of the conference room on the 17th for our reservation made in August of 2018. As a result, OBAR staff considered many alternatives in rescheduling the class. It was determined that the best option was to move the GENUP to Tuesday. Otherwise we would have had to rearrange all three classes causing significant conflicts for attendees

In making this decision, staff had to contact multiple parties–including the NC Real Estate Commission which required two days of communication. Immediately upon receiving confirmation from the hotel, Mark Saunders, and the Commission, we began notifying everyone registered for the GENUP via the email addresses listed in our membership database. It was during this process we discovered we did not have correct emails on file for several attendees. In the event that your information (email, address, phone, etc.) changes, please notify OBAR. It is important that we have current information on file. In addition, please make sure to add outerbanksrealtors.com to your “safe-senders” list.

Due to Charter-Spectrum internet outages throughout the Outer Banks, and NCREC being closed on Friday, April 19th, there was a delay in posting of CE credit on NCREC’s webiste. However, rest assured, all credits have been uploaded to the commission and should be reflected accordingly.

Thank you to everyone who attended Mark Saunders’ CE last week. We appreciate your patience and understanding of this unexpected situation.

Please join us in welcoming our newest members:

Edward Denton – Coastline Commercial, LLC dba Denton Realty Company
Willard Haithcock III – Pirate’s Cove Realty
Kathryn Zapolski – Buy the Sea Realty
Diane Whichard – Whichard Appraisal Service
Crystal DeVall – Outer Beaches Realty, Inc
James Eure – SECURE, Inc
Kelly Faison – Keller Williams OBX
BethAnn Light – Keller Williams OBX

Welcome Everyone!!

John Francis Meurer – April 18th, 2019

We send our sincere condolences to long time OBAR member, Linda Meurer after the death of her husband, former OBAR member, John, on April 18th. Linda and John were married 36 years. To read his full obituary and learn about his “colorful life” click HERE.

Condolences may be expressed via online register at www.gallopfuneralservices.com.


Our 2019 Community Partner Program has officially kicked off. Please welcome our latest Community Partner:

Gold Level
US Bank

Silver Level
Sun Realty

Bronze Level
Towne Insurance

Interested in becoming a 2019 Community Partner? It’s not too late! Contact Karen Pierce at 252.441.4036 or karenp@outerbanksrealtors.com


Current NCREC Continuing Education (CE) Period: July 1, 2018 – June 10, 2019
Current NAR Code of Ethics Training Period: January 1, 2019-December 31, 2020
Online CE electives including the “Cracking the Code of Ethics” CoE Elective are available July 1, 2018-June 10, 2019 at obar.theceshop.com

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