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Difference Between Real Estate Broker and Realtor

Real estate broker and Realtor. Do you know the difference between the two? Don’t worry if not, most people don’t. This why the North Carolina Real Estate Commission has just released a video that explains it all. It’s called the, “Difference Between NC Real Estate Commission and NC Association of Realtors” and highlighs the difference, responsibilities…

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Flood Insurance Rate Change Coming

Flood Insurance. Get ready! The National Flood Insurance Program will be raising rates October 1, 2013. Will you be affected? Will there be additional rate hikes coming to the coast? In 2012, the U.S. Congress passed the Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 which calls on the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and other agencies, to make a number of changes to the way the NFIP is run…

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Coastal Property Insurance Pool

The Coastal Property Insurance Pool, formerly known as the Beach Plan, was created in 1969 by the North Carolina General Assembly to provide an adequate market for essential property insurance, ensuring the economic welfare of the beach and coastal areas of North Carolina. The Coastal Property Insurance Pool is not a facility of North Carolina state government; however, the plan of operation is subject to…

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Captain Joe Shute’s Crystal Coast Fishing Report

Yesterday was another great day of fishing offshore. The weather cooperated as well as the fish. There were excellent catches of very large wahoo from 50 to 70 lbs along with some nice size yellowfin tuna, blackfin tuna and dolphin. The only thing slowing up this weeks offshore fishing will be the weather. Inshore we are still seeing some bluefish and a handful of Atlantic bonito. The gray trout fishing around…

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The Beautiful Crystal Coast of NC

The Crystal Coast’s 1064 square miles is nearly half land and half water. It is composed of 531 square miles of land and 533 square miles of water. Crystal Coast beaches face south from the southern point of Core Banks at Cape Lookout to the west end of Bogue Banks. Therefore, the sun rises, sets and tracks along the ocean beaches for the length of each day. The day-long sparkle on the ocean water gives…

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