Buyer's have various reasons to purchase a second home on
the Outer Banks. Some may be in search of a vacation home in Hatteras, others
may desire a home with rental income in Nags Head, or you may want to purchase
a "fixer upper" in Kill Devil Hills. For whatever reason you are
seeking a second home on the Outer Banks, it is still a great time to buy!
The Outer Banks is a 200 mile stretch of barrier islands
in North Carolina. They cover most of the North Carolina coastline, separating
the Currituck Sound, Pamlico Sound, and Albemarle Sound from the Atlantic
Ocean. From the northern beaches of Corolla where the wild horses roam, with
4-wheel drive access, to the southern portion of the Outer Banks of Ocracoke,
where you must take a ferry to the island. The Outer Banks offers to vacationers beautiful beaches, abundant wildlife, many attractions, 400 years of history, and much,much, more.The first step in purchasing a second home is to speak
with your banker about their different loan programs, and to get pre-qualified.
There can also be tax advantages to purchasing a second home. Speak with your
accountant to discuss your options.
The second step, is to speak with a Outer Banks real
estate agent. Here at Buy the Beach Realty our agents will act as your advocate throughout your buying process.
They will give you information about the different townships on the Outer
Banks, and help you narrow your search. Buy the Beach Realtors will also familarize you
with the different types of properties in the area. From purchasing a 12
bedroom ocean front rental, a single family home, condos, townhouses, to purchasing a lot and to build exactly what you desire. There are many choices.
The third step is to start viewing properties on the
Outer Banks with your Buy the Beach agent, until you find exactly what you are looking for.
It may take some time to find what works for you. So be patient, and know there
are many properties listed in the area from which to choose.
The final steps involve making a offer, getting accepted,
and closing your loan to purchase your second home/property. Your Buy the Beach agent will
work with you throughout this buying process, and keep in
touch after you have closed on your loan.
Last but not least.. is to enjoy your new purchase and
the beach life of the beautiful Outer Banks!
Author:Pamela H. Graham Phone: 252-331-3303 Dated: May 5th 2014 Views: 6,857 About Pamela: Pamela Howard~ Graham is a native of the Inner Banks of North Carolina, just off the Outer Banks. Sh...
We are a new company on the beach, but bring over 20 years of experience and knowledge to you. Specializing in first time home buyers, second homes, investment and vacation properties we can find the perfect Outer Banks home to fit your needs . From Corolla to Hatteras, we will patiently guide you each step of the way from the first showing, through the closing and every step in between.
"Kelly Dean is extremely knowledgeable, thorough, and professional. She made the purchase of my vacation home extremely pleasurable. She listened to what I was looking for and helped me find the perfect vaction home for me. I would highly recommend her for all of your Outer Banks realty needs.
Local knowledge: 5/5
Process expertise: 5/5
Negotiation skills: 5/5 "