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:

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

Fall and Winter Birding on the Outer Banks

2021-11-08T20:10:01+00:00November 8th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Sanderlings in motion on the Outer Banks Pea Island (from the Old English sand-yroling "sand-ploughman") The Outer Banks is perfect for wintering birds, "snowbirds" leave the severe snow in the north and migrate south to these temperate barrier islands. The Outer Banks is a long strip of land sandwiched between water, so

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

SAGA Community Focus Steps Up To The Plate

2021-08-04T20:43:53+00:00July 26th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

SAGA Community Focus and SAGA Realty & Construction along with local trade partners build batting cages at First Flight High School  Article written by Russ Lay  Suppose a few extra-base hits and long balls are added to First Flight High School’s varsity baseball team stats next season. If so, it might be due

SAGA Employee Spotlight: Lauren Garrett

2021-07-26T18:05:28+00:00July 19th, 2021|Tags: , , |

This Employee Spotlight we had the opportunity to learn a little more about Asset Manager Lauren Garrett. We appreciate Lauren's passion and professionalism. She is a highly valued member of the SAGA Team. Describe your role at SAGA Realty & Construction: As Asset Manager my role involves oversight of company owned properties. This involves

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

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

SAGA Showcase: Waterside Villages on the Currituck Sound

2021-06-23T20:21:35+00:00March 24th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

PRIVATE WATERFRONT COMMUNITY HOME AND LAND PACKAGES FROM $300s Just a short drive to the beach in the waterfront community of Waterside Villages in Grandy Along the banks of the Currituck Sound, moments away from the beaches, one of the most relaxing master planned communities in the Outer Banks is calling you