Happy 2nd Anniversary!

It is hard to believe that two years ago we were spending two weeks in Italy with family and friends to celebrate the marriage of Amanda & Rocky. So much has changed in the past two years and we will always cherish our time in Italy. We hope one day to return and explore more…

New Home Sales Continue in Fall

Happy Fall! As we prepare for the upcoming Parade of Homes, we are reminded once again that this year’s events will look a little different than the last. While many industries have crumbled under the restrictions brought upon us by COVID-19, the mortgage and housing industries continue to move along at full-speed ahead. New home…

OBX Parade of Homes Goes Virtual

The Outer Banks Home Builders Association’s 28th Annual OBX Parade of Homes goes VIRTUAL! this year! Yes, that is right! Everyone can tour the Outer Banks Parade of Homes October 8-11th. Sandmark Custom Homes will have two homes on the Parade, a new custom home, and a complete home renovation. The new custom home is…

Low Mortgage Rates Drive High Demand

While the summer might be coming to a close, the local housing market is pushing full steam ahead. Mortgage interest rates continue to hover below 3% at historical lows, which is creating a huge demand for both home purchases and refinances. Although TowneBank Mortgage is a purchase and construction loan-focused company and we are committed…

RENOVATE Before You Sell

Jeff Scott with Scott Team Realty – Renovate Before You Sell!  It is not uncommon to hear buyers say during their Outer Banks search process, “There’s nothing available that has been updated.” Frequently vacation homeowners on the Outer Banks decide to enjoy their property instead of updating it.  In many ways that makes sense.  Why…