Help Keep Outer Banks Beaches Clean for your Next Vacation

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Help keep Outer Banks beaches clean for your next vacation – come out and help clean our coast!  

Saturday, October 2, 2010 · 9 am – 12 Noon. Trash bags, data cards, gloves, water and other supplies will be provided at the following locations: Southern Shores Fire Department; Chickahauk Beach Access; Kitty Hawk Kayak & Surf School; Kitty Hawk Bath House; KDH Bath House; Bonnett Street; Nags Head Town Hall; NC Aquarium; Coquina Beach Bath House and Pea Island Visitor Center. 

Afterwards, enjoy free food, drink and live entertainment at The Outer Banks Brewing Station in Kill Devil Hills, NC, featuring live drumming by the ToneTones, accoustic music by SoulOne and good ole surf rock by Rubber Pants from 12 noon – 4 pm

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Carolina Designs Realty uses Local Outer Banks Artist

Local Outer Banks artist, Katy Caroline, is featured in the October 2010 edition of Our State magazine.  One of her original art pieces will be on the cover of the Carolina Designs Realty 2011 Vacation Rental Home Catalog. 

Come out to see her works at art show and reception Katy Caroline Designs in ARTspace on Sunday, October 9th from 11-8pm.  There will be a reception from 5-8pm on October 9th to celebrate the article in Our State.  All are welcome to attend. 

If you can’t make it October 9th, you can visit her business at the ARTSpace, 1 Ocean Blvd, Southern Shores Crossing Open Mon-Sat 10am-6pm.

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4th Season to Bring Jazz to the Outer Banks

Carolina Designs Realty, Inc., Tenor Sponsors for the 4th Annual Duck Jazz Festival on Sunday, October 10, 2010 begins at 11:00 a.m. at the Duck Town Park. 

The 2010 Duck Jazz Festival is scheduled as follows: 

• 11:00 a.m.- The Roy Muth Big Band featuring Laura Martier
• 12:30 p.m. – Big Rick and the Bombers
• 2:00 p.m. – Adrian Crutchfield
• 3:45 p.m. – Joyce Cooling 

Concessions will be provided by Duck United Methodist Church. Picnics, beverages, chairs, and blankets are encouraged; chairs will also be available for rent on site from Ocean Atlantic Rentals, and picnic/beach blankets will be available for purchase.  Concert is free to the public.

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Perfect Outer Banks Vacation Home

Whether you are looking for the perfect vacation home, real estate investment or second home, the Outer Banks Home Builders Parade of Homes is a great opportunity to view twenty-two of the most elite homesteads on the Outer Banks.  Tour Thursday, October 7th through Saturday, October 9th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. or Sunday, October 10th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Proceeds benefit all three local food pantries on the island. 

Preview two of the select Carolina Designs Realty luxury vacation estates available in the Parade of Homes: 

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Happy Homeowners Speak About Their Rental Season

“I have owned property in Duck since the mid 90s and this year my rental income was the best ever!  It could be this way for many reasons such as:    

* Being in Schooner Ridge with clubhouse, indoor pool, oceanfront pool, closeness to the ocean  * 214 Sunset Manor with 5 bedrooms, heated pool, hot tub, large first floor “game room”, Netflix with 500 on demand movies, etc.     

* Carolina Designs Realty Housekeeping and Maintenance Departments     

* Great summer weather     

But the real reason for 214 Sunset Manor rentals is all of the gals who are reservationists!  I feared this year with the economy and people out of work, rentals would be way down and it would be hard to pay the bills.  But, this is not the case — its all the hard work and caring of the reservationists that made this happen for our vacation rental home and I am sure many other homes also.    

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