outer banks: Surfside Scute 5K and Tiny Turtle Kids Fun Run - 05/09/10 02:53 PM
                              Only a few more days to sign up at the early bird price of $20!!
Surfside Scute 5K and Tiny Turtle Kids Fun Run
SATURDAY MAY 22• Monteray Plaza
 
Register online at:
www.corollaoceanrescue.com or www.active.com
 
Come support the Corolla community and your local lifeguards!
Enjoy the fresh ocean air and beautiful beach scenery as you run or walk across the one-of-a-kind course winding through Corolla (including a 1/4 mile segment on the sand) to raise funds for Corolla Ocean Rescue and help keep beaches … (2 comments)

outer banks: Houses: The Top Ten Best Buys in Carova, NC (May 2010) - 05/08/10 07:02 AM

I went through & researched every house listed in Carova and compiled a new top 10. I will update them on my blog monthly, and anyone in the area can pick up a print out of them at my Carova office (2254 Teal Rd.).
The Top 10 House Best Buys In Carova, NC  
MLS #65342     3 Bed 1/1 Bath     2332 Ocean Sands Rd.
Fix-R-Upper in X flood zone
$78,000
 
  MLS #66071        3 Bed 1/0 Bath            506 Mallard Rd.
 
 
Canal front with Swimming pool 
$195,000
 
MLS #53533     4 Bed 2/0 Bath     2379 Ocean Sands Rd.
Wooded … (2 comments)

outer banks: April Market Update from Carova, NC - 05/06/10 01:20 PM

2010 is showing to be a great year for real estate sales in Carova, NC.  First quarter sales are more than double what they wer for 2009.
Here is a list what what has sold this past month.
If you want want to see what have sold for the entire year you can go to my website at http://CarovaSolds.4x4RE.com

4-16-10 --- 2214 Ocean Pearl Rd. --- $92,000  
 
4-21-10 --- 2229 Sandfiddler Rd. --- $300,000  
 
4-26-10 --- 2151 Sandfiddler Rd. --- $315,000  
 
4-26-10 --- 820 Dolphin Ln. --- $96,000  
This list is comprised of data … (2 comments)

outer banks: Currituck Heritage Park Summer Concert Series - 05/04/10 10:06 AM
One of my favorite things to do in Corolla, NC during the summer is to visit the Whalhead Club at the Currituck Heritage Park. They have get events planned throughout the year, but their Summer Concerts are one of the best. Here is the schedule for this summer. I hope that you can find the time to stop on by and enjoy the good music & scenery.
 

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outer banks: Corolla, NC Charter School Update - 04/25/10 06:03 AM

Corolla is still in the running for being the 100th, and final  community ti get a charter school in North Carolina, The Corolla Education Foundation sent an application to the Office of Charter Schools in Raleigh back in February. Representative Owens and Senator Basnight both sent in letters of support for WEVS to the Office oof Charter Schools in Raleigh. At that time they were competing with 16 other applicants.
Last Week the Office of Charter Schools a review board voted on the 17 applications, and WEVS was one of the 6 to make it to the final round. The applications have now … (2 comments)

outer banks: Lots: The Top 10 Best Buys In Carova (April 2010) - 04/24/10 06:27 AM
The Top 10 Lot Best Buys
In Carova, NC
 
MLS #64445     .34 acres     2391 Carova Rd. $49,900
5th Row Near the state line
 
MLS#65244     .34 acres     2218 Teal Rd. $54,900
Backs up to woods
 
MLS #61871     .34 acres     2087 Ocean Pearl Rd. $59,900
5th row Near Carova Beach Park
 
MLS #64157     .38 acres     1668 Canal Rd. $64,900
Large corner lot with possible Ocean & Sound views
 
MLS #61947     .34 acres     2019 Sea Gull Rd. $75,000
*Owner Financing* & LOMA on file
 
MLS #61645     .43 acres     2262 W. Swordfish Cres. $79,000
*Owner Financing* High Lot on Secluded Road
 
MLS #65303     … (0 comments)

outer banks: SOLD: 1687 Sandpiper Rd. Carova, NC 27927 - 04/23/10 01:25 PM
 
Practically Oceanfront
 
Priced at $299,900  
Escape The Pavement and enjoy this charming 3rd row house in Swan Beach. This house has about 800 feet of ocean views. Enjoy the privacy and serenityof the Atlantic Ocean & the Corolla Wild Horses.The house offers 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, and a ocean views from just about every room in the house. The ground floor has covered parking with dry entry as well as a spacious outside shower with access to the half bath via its own dry entry.Swan Beach is an oceanfront community about 3 miles from Route 12 and … (2 comments)

outer banks: Mid Currituck Bridge Landing Survey - 04/18/10 01:36 PM
 
One of the things that still has not been announced yet for the possible Mid-Currituck Bridge is where should it land?

Bob Green of www.OBXGreenPoll.com conducted a survey to find out what the public opinion was on where the Mid-Currituck Bridge should connect to the Outer Banks. Here are the results that were email to me.
Who Responded to the Survey?
272 residents and non-resident property owners participated in the Mid-Currituck Bridge Landing Survey, the largest number to date for any of the Green Poll community studies. The response was also notably inclusive of Currituck Outer Banks neighborhoods and subdivisions. … (0 comments)

outer banks: Crews Move Ship Wreckage in Corolla, NC - 04/11/10 12:33 PM
Earlier this week the wooden ribs of possibly the oldest shipwreck to be found on the Outer banks of North Carolina were moved. Uncovered this winter, the remains were moved from the beach in Corolla, NC where it has been resting for maybe three hundred years.
 
Here is a link to a local news report about the event that was broadcast on Chanel 13 WVEC Hampton Roads
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outer banks: Houses: The Top Ten Best Buys in Carova, NC (April 2010) - 04/08/10 05:53 PM
I went through & researched every house listed in Carova and compiled a new top 10. I will update them on my blog monthly, and anyone in the area can pick up a print out of them at my Carova office (2254 Teal Rd.).
The Top 10 House Best Buys In Carova  
MLS #65342     3 Bed 1/1 Bath     2332 Ocean Sands Rd.
Fix-R-Upper in X flood zone
$78,000
 
MLS #53533     4 Bed 2/0 Bath     2379 Ocean Sands Rd.
Wooded Lot on 1/3 Acre
$241,000
 
MLS #61948     3 Bed 2/0 Bath     2019 Sea Gull Rd.
New Construction & LOMA on file
$249,900
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outer banks: A New Outer Banks for the Old Vacationers - 04/04/10 06:52 AM

People who have been coming to The Outer Banks of North Carolina should be aware of some "Green" changes that have happened since last Summer.  The obvious change they will notice is that when they go shopping they will be getting paper not plastic. The legislature passed a ban on plastic bags on the Outer Banks about 9 months ago. The changes that are not as obvious, but are important for out of state vacationers to know, is that North Carolina has made it illegal to throw away plastic bottles or aluminum cans into their land fills. The ban on aluminum cans … (1 comments)

outer banks: March Market Update from Carova, NC - 04/04/10 05:17 AM
2010 is showing to be a great year for real estate sales in Carova, NC.  January has seen more sales than any other January since 2006., and February had just as many sell this year as in 2009. Here is a list what what has sold this past month.
If you want want to see what have sold for the entire year you can go to my website athttp://CarovaSolds.4x4RE.com
 
3-1-10 --- 1998 Sandfiddler Rd. --- $605,000  
 
3-17-10 --- 2393 Sandfiddler Rd. --- $885,000
This list is comprised of data from multiple real estate firms.
 

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outer banks: Mid-Currituck Bridge Update - March 2010 - 03/27/10 09:40 AM

This past Wednesday night I went to the Currituck County Transportation Planning Committee meeting with Barbara Marzetti from Corolla, NC. The main topic of the event was the Mid-Currituck Bridge. Here is a copy of Babara's report of what was learned at the meeting.

"We had a presentation at our NCDOT CTP meeting last night by John Page from Parsons & Tracy __ representing NCTPA.  The DEIS has been approved by the federal agencies and is at the printers.  It should be available shortly, copies will be at the library, courthouse, and on the NCTPA web site.  The technical … (0 comments)

outer banks: The Summer 2010 Carova Tide Charts are in! - 03/25/10 09:32 AM

HURRY WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!  
The 2010 tide charts were dilivered to me yesterday. Anyone who has been to Carova, NC knows that driving conditions very with the tide. These tide charts are specific to the 4-Wheel Drive beaches of Carova and not the Oregon Inlet like many others. Anyone interested in getting a copy can e-mail me with your name and address to CarovaTideCharts@JPPeron.com and I will get one out to you in the mail for FREE.

 
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outer banks: Finally...Corolla Wild Horse Protection Act - 03/19/10 06:49 AM
On March 17, 2010 HB4867 was introduced being titled "Corolla Wild Horse Protection Act". It has been referred to the House committee on Natural Resources. It has a long way to travel before becoming a law but the introduction of this bill is monumental for the horses. The bill will will change the allowable heard size to a number not yet determined as they are waiting for a formal written recommendation from Dr. Cothran as to a target population range.
This is thanks to the efforts of Congressman Walter B. Jones. Congressman Jones has taken action to ensure that the wild horses of the … (0 comments)

outer banks: Oldest N.C. Shipwreck may have been found in Corolla - 03/19/10 06:08 AM
 
The coastline of North Carolina's Outer Banks is littered with shipwrecks that often appear after a big storm, and then disappear under the sand again. This unusually harsh winter may have uncovered the old shipwreck ever found in NC. Here is an article from UPI.com.
"Winter storms on the Outer Banks have uncovered the remains of what may be the oldest shipwreck on the North Carolina coast, experts say.Investigators from the North Carolina Underwater Archaeology Branch came to Corolla, N.C., to document the estimated 400-year-old wreck before it disappears, The (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot reported Wednesday. The wreck has already drifted two miles … (6 comments)

outer banks: Easter Ghost Tours at the Whalehead Club in Corolla, NC 27927 - 03/18/10 05:34 AM
 

Moonlight Legend, Lore and Ghost Tours
of the Whalehead Club at Currituck Heritage Park
Thursday, April 1 and Thursday April 8, 2010
 
            Explore the Moonlight Legend, Lore and Ghosts of the Whalehead Club on Thursday, April 1 and Thursday April 8 beginning at 7:00pm.  Tour guides have accumulated a treasure trove of ghostly stories and invite the brave to come out and hear about the distinguished visitors of the Whalehead Club, shipwreck victims and pirates of northern Outer Banks.  The 21,000 sq. ft waterfront residence of Mr. and Mrs. E.C. Knight Jr. possesses a unique feeling … (0 comments)

outer banks: Lots: The Top 10 Best Buys In Carova (Mar. 2010) - 03/16/10 09:26 AM
The Top 10 Lot Best Buys
In Carova, NC
 
MLS #64445     .34 acres     2391 Carova Rd. $49,900
5th Row Near the state line
 
MLS#65244     .34 acres     2218 Teal Rd. $54,900
Backs up to woods
 
MLS #61871     .34 acres     2087 Ocean Pearl Rd. $59,900
5th row Near Carova Beach Park
 
MLS #64157     .38 acres     1668 Canal Rd. $64,900
Large corner lot with possible Ocean & Sound views
 
MLS #61947     .34 acres     2019 Sea Gull Rd. $75,000
*Owner Financing* & LOMA on file
 
MLS #61645     .43 acres     2262 W. Swordfish Cres. $79,000
*Owner Financing* High Lot on Secluded Road
 
MLS #65303 … (2 comments)

outer banks: Video: Things to do & see in Corolla, NC - 03/09/10 04:29 PM
Corolla has so many things to offer residents  and vacationers alike. From the many events held at the WhaleHead Club at Currituck Heritage Park, to the climbing the lighthouse, to seeing the Corolla Wild Horses in Carova. Here is a great video that I found on YouTube showing these and some of the other things to experience in Corolla, NC.
 
 

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outer banks: Sold: 3 bedroom house in Carova Beach for $78,000 - 03/07/10 02:41 PM

Get a house for the price of a Lot! 6th Row lot in a X Flood zone with a house as a bonus!
Priced for the value of the land, fix it up or tear it down and start from scratch, the choice is yours.Utilities are in place. This is by far the best priced house in Carova!Carova Beach is an oceanfront community located in the heart of the 4-Wheel Drive beaches of the Currituck Outer Banks where the Corolla Wild Horses still roam. A truly secluded get-a-way with the Atlantic Ocean to the East, Knotts Island Bay to the … (0 comments)

 
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Carova Beach - Living & Working in 4-Wheel Drive

Corolla, NC

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The Outer Banks Real Estate Copmpany

Address: 2254 Teal Road, Carova, NC, 27927

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All about what life is like living in Carova; the only place I know on the East Coast where you can live at the beach, away from commercialization, and among wild horses.

Author Bio: Jean-Paul Peron Has been selling Real Estate full-time since 2004 and has been licensed in Delaware, Maryland, and North Carolina. J-P now resides on the northern most section of the Outer Banks called Carova where he focuses all of his time in helping clients & neighbors.

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