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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2011 

I came just came across an interesting article by Jim Simco, and I thought I would share it.   GREEN REAL ESTATE PREDICTIONS FOR 2011  by Jim Simcoe In less than 24 hours 2010 will be over and a new year of real estate investment opportunities and challenges will begin. In regards to green real e...
01/13/2011
The Top 10 House Best Buys In Carova, NC     MLS #68433     2 Bed 1/0 Bath     2320 Swan Island Rd. 2 bedroom cottage on wooded lot $175,000 MLS #66071        3 Bed 1/0 Bath            506 Mallard Rd. Canal front with Swimming pool, Needs TLC, Short Sale $195,000     MLS #67939     3 Bed 2/1 Bat...
01/12/2011
Now that 2011 is in full swing, we can look pack at the numbers for 2010 and see how well the real estate market was for the 4-Wheel Drive beaches of Carova.  Although the percentages were not as high as I was expecting, we did see an increase in the number of sales bay about 6%. with 39 lots sol...
01/11/2011
The number of sales happening in 2010 is still out pacing 2009. Could this be the first sign of recovery? This is proving to be a great year for real estate sales in Carova, NC.   Here is a list what what has sold this past month. If you want want to see what have sold for the entire year you ca...
01/08/2011
  Tell the Governor What You Think About Offshore Drilling, Wind Farms   North Carolinians have an opportunity to tell Gov. Beverly Purdue what they think about offshore drilling, wind farms and other energy issues that could affect the N.C. coast. The Governor's Scientific Advisory Panel on Offs...
01/08/2011
  The Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education will be hosting two local biologists who assisted this summer with the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.  They will be sharing stories about the efforts and their experiences with rescue and rehabilitation of sea turtles and marine mammals affected b...
01/06/2011
To start things off right for the New Year, I introduced my wife to evernote. This is a great little program to get your thoughts in adeas in order and in one location.  With all the different ways to use this, she decided to start off by sending me this email. Now how am I supposed to take that?...
01/01/2011
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