Best of the Eillu Blog

We’re proud of the blog articles we produce.  We try to include a little something for everyone.  We understand not everyone is in the market, right now, to buy or sell real estate.  That’s okay.  We like to keep you informed about the Outer Banks, current events and the sights and attractions that draw people to the area.  Our most popular posts are highlighted below.

Best restaurants in the Outer Banks for watching sunsets

best OBX sunsets

Who doesn’t appreciate a gorgeous sunset?  The Outer Banks has some of the best sunsets in the world.  What better way to enjoy the sunsets then to combine it with dinner or drinks at these fine eating establishments.  These 6 restaurants are some of our favorites and range from fancy to casual.  So, if you are hungry check out these restaurants from the north in Duck all the way south to Nags Head for a great meal with a wonderful view.

 

4 best places to watch the sunset on the Outer Banks

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If you are not looking to enjoy a meal but still want to enjoy the sunset, you are in luck.  There are several places to catch the sunset without trespassing on private property.

H2obx waterpark making a splash in the Outer Banks

H2OBX waterpark

The H2OBX waterpark has been the talk of the town and excitement is building up anticipating the new season.  There are 30 water slides, an adventure lagoon and river,  wave pools and cabanas.  The water park will offer another attraction for the area and is sure to bring additional tourism and development to the area.

Choose Eillu for Savings – lower listing commission and buyer rewards

Listing commission reduced to 1.5%

The standard commission in the Outer Banks is typically 6%; split between the Buyer’s Agent and Listing Agent.  The average sale price in the Outer Banks is $410,819, or over $24,500 in agent commissions for the sale of their Outer Banks property.  Eillu’s listing fee is only 1.5% with a $15k cap.  Buyers who use an Eillu Associate will receive buyer rewards – or 25% of the Buyer’s Agents fee credited at closing (up to $5k).

Impact of new flood maps for Dare and Currituck County, NC

ocean front homes and flood insurance

Once the preliminary Outer Banks flood maps are adopted, thousands of homes will no longer be designated as lying in a flood zone.  Specifically, 15,970 buildings in Dare County are categorized as a lower risk compared to the current effective map.  County wide the number of properties in the V zone was reduced by 3,720 down to 1,731. This will reduce new construction costs, as well as reducing development standards on remodels.  Many homeowners will have a lower flood insurance premium or no longer be required to carry flood insurance.

 

7 Reasons Why Your Home is Not Selling

7 reasons home is not selling

If your house has been sitting on the market for months with little activity than there may be one or more things holding it back from selling. No matter the market, it’s very important to position your home to sell.  So why isn’t your home selling? This blog lists seven reasons that might be preventing your home from selling!

The Outer Banks is full of family friendly events, activities and attractions for all ages.  If you are ready to purchase your very own vacation home, permanent residence or investment property, let Eillu show you real estate so you can enjoy all the Outer Banks has to offer and create memories to last a lifetime.

New Homes in Outer Banks

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