Stories by Outer Banks Association of REALTORS (OBAR)

5th Annual OBX Community Blood Drive

Holiday fun can push blood donation to the bottom of the to-do list. Winter weather and seasonal illness can also impact the blood supply. Full story

Dec 9


From NAR: Pending Home Sales Declined 4.6% in October

Pending home sales slid for the fifth consecutive month in October, according to the National Association of REALTORSĀ®. Full story

Nov 30


REALTORĀ®Fest Open to the Public This Friday – And Donate Blood

The Outer Banks Association of REALTORSā€™Ā® (OBAR) biggest event of the year, REALTORĀ®Fest, is this Friday, November 4th, at R/C Movie Theatres in KDH from 9:00A-4:00P with check-in starting at 8:30A.Ā  This expo is open to the public.Ā  Do not live with FOMOā€”register today! Full story

Nov 1


The Outer Banks Association of REALTORSĀ® Hires Donna Creef as Government Affairs Director

After an extensive months-long search process, the Outer Banks Association of REALTORSĀ® (OBAR) is excited to announce that former Dare County Planning Director Donna Creef has been hired as their new Government Affairs Director. Full story

Oct 11


June’s Real Estate Statistical Report

Sales declined in June compared to last month, but MLS Director Dan Sutherland theorizes that the decline is most likely due to a seasonal decline versus a downturn in the market. Full story

Jul 25


OBAR Member Elected Vice Chair of NC Real Estate Commission

Outer Banks Association of REALTORSĀ® (OBAR) member Jeff Malarney of Malarney & McCown, has been appointed to serve as the Vice Chair of the North Carolina Real Estate Commission (NCREC) by NC Governor Roy Cooper. Full story

Jul 20


OBAR REALTORSĀ® Participate in National Ethics Day with Leigh Brown

OBAR REALTORSĀ® gathered at College of the Albemarleā€™s new state of the art media room, to participate in National Ethics Day with Leigh Brown via livestream last week. Full story

Jul 11


Congratulations to OBAR Scholarship Recipients

Each year, the Outer Banks Association of REALTORSĀ® (OBAR) awards 12-$1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors in Ocracoke, and Currituck and Dare Counties. Full story

Jun 22


OBAR Beach Food Pantry Drive: Help Someone in Need this Month

The Outer Banks Association of REALTORSā€™Ā® (OBAR) Young Professionals Network and Membership Services Committees participated in NC REALTORSĀ® Give Back Week by holding a food drive benefitting the Beach Food Pantry. Full story

Jun 21


Turf’s Up – Team OBX Chevy Wins OBAR Charity Golf Tournament

The 32nd Annual Outer Banks Association of REALTORSĀ® (OBAR) Charity Golf Tournament was held at Kilmarlic Golf Club on June 3rd.Ā  While there were a few sprinkles, the day turned out to be perfect for golfers.Ā  Full story

Jun 20


OBAR Releases May Real Estate Statistical Report

The Outer Banks Association of REALTORSĀ® (OBAR) has released their May 2022 real estate statistical report.Ā  The report highlights year-to-date and month-to-month sale comparisons for residential, commercial, and lot/land properties included in OBARā€™s Multiple Listing Service (MLS). Full story

Jun 17


OBAR Releases the April Real Estate Statistical Report

The Outer Banks Association of REALTORSĀ® (OBAR) has released April’s real estate statistical report. There was an increase in total volume sold which means that the market is still HOT!Ā  April saw… Full story

May 12