Outer Banks X Factor

Recently I was having lunch in Raleigh with my oldest son, Andy, who is a freshman at NC State University.  We were discussing his economics class and he commented that economics and the law of supply and demand seemed to be common sense.  If you have a lot of something, …

Another Reason to Love Duck, NC

Businessweek.com posted an article 2/21/12, The Priciest Small Town in America, considering the Town of Duck, NC voted one of “America’s Best Little Beach Towns” by Travel + Leisure. Four-bedroom homes in Duck are listed for about $449,900, according to Zillow’s real estate website. Then, head 530 miles north to …

3rd Annual Night at the Races

Carolina Designs Realty is sponsoring a “horse” in the 3rd Annual Night at the Races benefit for the Corolla Wild Horses Foundation Saturday, march 17th from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.  For your ticket price you will receive $30.00 in play money to bet on six races, heavy hors d’oeuvres, …

Affordable Housing for lifeguards in Corolla

During in-season on the Outer Banks, 44 full-time lifeguards stand watch over swimmers in Corolla, but having lifeguards available during off-hours requires affordable housing nearby, Barry Richmond of Corolla Fire and Rescue told Currituck commissioners last week. Using community contributions, Corolla Fire and Rescue is poised to purchase of a …

Kudos to Our Exceptional Staff

“Eric Scott stopped by to address issues from your inspector to replace a few deck balusters.   While he was there, his attention to detail exceeded all expectations!  Eric replaced the exterior shower that had been rusted and unable to be properly used.  When I noticed a wasp nest, he went …

Happy Lucky Duck

A guest vacationing in #292 A Lucky Duck, a six bedroom, oceanside home in Four Seasons Subdivision in Duck, NC wrote: “We were really impressed with the service we received upon check in.  We left our cell phone number with your staff and as soon as our house was cleaned …

Outer Banks Relay for Life: The Captain’s Crew raised over $10,000

On behalf of all of us here at Carolina Designs Realty, we would like to thank everyone on The Captain’s Crew for their leadership, organization and implementation of our Outer Banks Relay for Life fundraising events this past weekend.  Our yard sale this weekend raised over $1100, and together with …

Carolina Designs Realty at Travel & Adventure Show in DC

Carolina Designs Realty was a featured vendor at the Travel & Adventure Show on March 12th and 13th, 2011 at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC, showcasing our great selection of vacation homes. Monica Thibodeau and Jean Sherwood greeted more than 8,000 potential guests during the event and offered …

Vacation Rental Housekeeping Professionals (VRHP) Regional Seminar

Michelle Layne, our General Manager, Deborah Stone, our Housekeeping Manager, and  Toni Sawyer, our Housekeeping Coordinator attended the Vacation Rental Housekeeping Professionals (VRHP) Regional Seminar today; held at Captain George’s Restaurant in Kill Devil Hills, NC.    We are very fortunate to have Deborah Stone, Toni Sawyer, and Rico Young, our …