Best Places in the Outer Banks to Get Ice Cream

2022-06-28T23:09:12+00:00June 28th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

Whether you prefer your frozen treat as an ice cream sandwich, as frozen yogurt in a cup, or topped with your favorite goodies, the Outer Banks has something delicious to offer.  Surfin’ Spoon Photo Credit: Surfin' Spoon Surfin’ Spoon offers a variety of frozen yogurt flavors. They usually have some that are

Mortgage Minute: The Rise of Adjustable-Rate Mortgages

2022-06-28T22:35:38+00:00June 28th, 2022|Tags: , , , , |

Have you ever been at the water cooler and heard someone talk about adjustable-rate mortgages (ARMs)? The ARM is becoming more popular in the current market due to rising rates on traditional fixed-rate mortgages. But what is an adjustable-rate mortgage? An adjustable-rate mortgage defined ARMs have an interest rate that fluctuates throughout the loan's

Where to Celebrate the 4th of July in the Outer Banks

2022-06-28T22:28:42+00:00June 28th, 2022|Tags: , , , , , , |

There are many fun 4th of July events planned throughout the Outer Banks this year! Places to watch fireworks on Independence Day:  Hatteras Island Avon Pier - Fireworks at Avon Pier begin at 9:15 on July 4. The fireworks will launch off the end of the pier. The fireworks will be visible all along

Make This Light & Easy Patriotic 4th of July Dessert with Local Berries

2022-06-28T22:21:37+00:00June 28th, 2022|Tags: , , , , , , |

Try this patriotic flag cake on the 4th of July! The whipped cream frosting and fresh berries on this cake keep the dessert feeling light, and it's always a crowd pleaser. Starting with a boxed mix also means that you're not stuck in the kitchen during all of the Independence Day festivities. Enjoy! Ingredients:

6 Ways to Spruce Up Your Yard for Spring

2022-02-21T14:25:21+00:00February 17th, 2022|Tags: , , , , , |

When it comes to backyards, Outer Banks backyards are popular gathering places. We love to entertain in the fresh coastal salt air. With spring just around the corner we’re already thinking about backyard barbecues and lawn games here at the beach. Here are some useful ideas to spruce up your patio, deck or yard

Favorite Hidden Places on the Outer Banks

2021-12-15T15:24:25+00:00November 30th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , |

Just across the new Basnight Bridge sits the Oregon Inlet Lifesaving Station. This piece of history was built in 1898 and is no longer occupied, but sits gracefully amongst the dunes. The Outer Banks is a legendary place, full of tall tales of adventure and filled with mystery. From the pillaging of Blackbeard

Best Shelling Beaches on the Outer Banks

2021-11-05T13:11:51+00:00November 18th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , |

Beachcombing is a local tradition on the Outer Banks, and is one of our most enviable pastimes. Shelling and hunting for sea-glass can be tricky, but rewarding. While some lounge in the pool or spend their days building castles in the sand, there are those who are up at the break of dawn

SAGA House Plans: Meet The Pinehurst

2021-10-27T20:06:26+00:00October 27th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Pinehurst's coastal cottage vibe can be seen throughout the design Records are being broken with the Outer Banks being one of the most desirable drive-to vacation destinations in the USA. Whether you're looking to relocate, or build a vacation home, there is no disputing that the OBX real estate is hot and

SAGA House Plans: Meet The Altair

2021-10-20T17:28:26+00:00October 20th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Altair's dynamic twist on the mid-century flat top is an Award-Winning SAGA design Records are being broken with the Outer Banks being one of the most desirable drive-to vacation destinations in the USA. Whether you're looking to relocate, or build a vacation home, there is no disputing that the OBX real estate

SAGA House Plans: Meet the Harbinger II

2021-10-08T15:20:16+00:00October 6th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Stylish contemporary coastal living, the Harbinger II is built for the Outer Banks lifestyle Records are being broken with the Outer Banks being one of the most desirable drive-to vacation destinations in the USA. Whether you're looking to relocate, or build a vacation home, there is no disputing that the OBX real estate

SAGA House Plans: Meet the Carrington II

2021-09-13T19:11:40+00:00September 20th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Meet the Carrington II, a bright and airy single family plan designed for an Outer Banks lifestyle If you have ever thought about moving to the beach, well there has never been a better time! Imagine living in your own private retreat on the Outer Banks. Why the Outer Banks? This picturesque 200

Some Commonly Asked Questions About the Outer Banks

2021-09-28T16:49:29+00:00August 25th, 2021|Tags: , , , , |

Planning is part of the fun when you visit a new destination like the Outer Banks The Outer Banks span 200-miles of coastline in North Carolina and are comprised of a string of barrier islands connected to the mainland only by bridges and ferries. OBX as it is called, is an island vacation

Outer Banks Inspired Coastal Design Ideas

2021-05-20T17:16:26+00:00May 17th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

You don't have to live at the beach to enjoy coastal design at home (Photo of Transcendence Vacation Home by Milepost Living Photography and Interior Design by IndieHouseOBX) When most people think about coastal design they may envision seashells and dolphin décor, or even blue and white shower curtains with anchors, which is more

SAGA Community Focus: AED’s for the Kill Devil Hills Police Department

2021-06-14T13:50:25+00:00April 12th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , |

SAGA Community Focus (SCF) had the privilege of donating AEDs to the Kill Devil Hills Police Department. The Kill Devil Hills Police Department are an important piece of the Outer Banks puzzle. These brave men and women in blue devote themselves to the safety and well being of the residents here, and the

SAGA Showcase: Outer Banks Home and Land Packages

2021-06-23T20:23:49+00:00April 8th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

SAGA Realty and Construction can build your dream home on the Outer Banks where the view never gets old! If you've scoured the Outer Banks MLS for weeks and just can't find the perfect home for your family, we've got great news! We know that home is the most important place in the

Make at Home: Fresh Strawberry Pie

2021-04-02T19:52:55+00:00April 2nd, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Fresh strawberry pie topped with whipped cream is one of the best desserts you and your guests will enjoy this spring Nothing screams spring like fresh strawberries plucked from the warm sun. But there is a part B to enjoying all the berries you picked - -  it's called a cool and refreshing