Adventures in Carova

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Real Estate Agent - The Outer Banks Real Estate Copmpany - NC 261870
Welcome to my Blog. My name is Jean-Paul Peron. I'm a REALTOR® with The Outer Banks Real Estate Company. My wife and I built our dream home and moved to Carova, a 10 mile stretch of non comercialized beach with no paved roads and home to the Corolla Wild Horses. Carova is an nincorporated community in Cuttituck County in the extreme northeast corner of North Carolina. Its three main neighborhoods of Swan Beach, North Swan Beach, and Carova Beach can only be accessed by four-wheel drive, boat, or (if you want to splurge) by helicopter since there are no paved roads connecting Carova to neighboring Corolla of Virginia. There is actually a fence at the state line to keep the vehicles from crossing into Virginia. Living this far from civilization and this close to the ocean is a blessing that sometimes comes with a price. I will try my best to be share both sides of the coin. J-P

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2010 

I have just received the 2010-2011 winter edition of the Carova Tide Charts. 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 ge...
10/31/2010
The Top 10 Lot Best Buys In Carova, NC MLS #67289     .34 acres     2368 Ocean Pearl Rd. $35,000 Adjacent to Fish and Wildlife   MLS #66929     .34 acres     2238 Teal Rd. $44,900 Back up to wooded 300 acre parcel   MLS #66571     .41 acres     2253 Ocean Pearl Rd. $58,000 Over sized lot about 1...
10/30/2010
Over here in the 4-wheel drive beaches of Carova, NC we have our own special lawn mowers.  They don't ask for money, they don't need any gasoline, and they're very quiet.  Heck, they're even willing to throw in free fertilizer! The Corolla Wild Horses are wonderful creatures and those of us lucky...
10/29/2010
4th Row Beach House OverviewMapsPhotosFeaturesDescriptionNeighborhood $235,000 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 Partial Bathroom1 UnitInterior: 1,624 sqftLot: 0.34 acre(s) Location 2360 Sandpiper RoadCarova, NC 27927USA To get updates on open home dates and other property ...
10/24/2010
As I go out into the community and talk with both troubled residents and potential sellers about their experiences with getting loan modifications, I am not only surprised at how many of them are getting declined but the reasons they are given. Here are the top 3 that I have heard so far.   1) Yo...
10/23/2010
Attached is an email from the Director of the Corolla Wild Horse Fund. Each year as we struggle to find that achievable balance of man & wildlife incidents occur. Sometime they are truly accidents, sometimes they are truly intentional, and sometime we just cannot tell.  Please feel free to leave...
10/23/2010
  Now a days everyone seems to have an opinion on what needs to be done (or not done) to pull us out of this housing crisis, and do it as fast as possible. I have heard a lot of them, but this one is so radical you can't help but love it. Read it over and give me your opinion.   This needs to go ...
10/20/2010
A Candidates Forum for the upcoming election was held at Carova Beach Fire & Rescue, Station 7, Friday, October 15.  The attendees were Susan Johnson, David Palmer, Gene Gregory, Marion Gilbert, Paul Martin, Butch Petrey, Donnie Norrell, and Janet Taylor.  Attached is a transcription of the first...
10/20/2010
This is a letter that I received in my email and felt that it needed to be shared with as many North Carolina Residents as possible. PLEASE, if you are having trouble making payments on you primary residence in NC, go to the website and see if they can help you.  If you are a fellow NC REALTOR, p...
10/19/2010
One of the newest non-profit organizations to come to the Outer Banks is Blue Green Outer Banks. Their purpose is for community awareness and participation in moving toward a greener, healthier environment by rethinking waste.  The Outer Banks is a unique area that can set themselves apart by bec...
10/18/2010
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