The Outer Banks is always ranked among the top beaches and vacation destinations. Look no farther than our uncrowded beaches, beautiful vacation homes and low density zoning and you will see why families flock here every year and Investors capitalize on the areas interest. It is like stepping back in time with a slower pace, low crime and plenty of nature, fishing and recreation. Earn positive cash flow with a vacation rental home or develop custom homes on pristine lots to create your own unique vision.
The Outer Banks offers a unique opportunity for domestic and international real estate investors. Our barrier island presents a a multitude of alternatives to own a piece of real estate with proximity to the Atlantic Ocean and Pamlico and Albemarle Sounds. Water front and water access property is becoming more difficult to find and likely to appreciate at a faster pace than comparative real estate. Our team is adept at facilitating transactions and accustomed to the unique requirements of international investors.
Investing in the Outer Banks is investing in your future. According to Dietmar Georg of Georgetown University the “whole world will be one investment arena” . “Between 2009 and the first quarter of this year, global cross-border investments increased from 24 percent of total transaction volume to nearly 50 percent, Georg said. For the U.S., cross-border volume has risen for “inbound” capital (foreign investment in U.S. real estate), according to Georg, who teaches Global Fund Management for the Master of Professional Studies in Real Estate (RE) program at Georgetown University’s School of Continuing Studies (SCS).
As investment funds increasingly cross borders and seek more diversification, opportunities outside the typical commercial classification and for uniquely located properties are taking center stage. Large developers and institution investors are increasingly taking notice of the Outer Banks. The United States, long considered a safe haven, attracts foreign investments as much for the political safety and an attractive return on investment. One expert notes that “investors use high quality real estate as a Swiss bank account to assure themselves of long term safety and security.”