Unique Surf Podcast Focuses on Happy Balanced Life

Unique Surf Podcast Focuses on Balanced Life Live Swell

Have you desired the opportunity to fit more of your passion into your life & keep it balanced? If your like Imi Barneaud and I, you probably do. Imi, host of The Oceanriders Podcast, is a surfer, a mum (thats “mom” for American English folks), and an entrepreneur. As you may have guessed, one of Imi’s passions is surfing. Surfing … Read More

How to Build Wealth With Vacation Rental Homes

How to build wealth with vacation rentals Live Swell

A lot of people are interested in building wealth though real estate investments. Interestingly, not many people think of vacation rental investment(s) as a component of their real estate wealth building plan. Too bad for them, but good for you! It can be done and can be a lot more fun. In this article we will focus on how to … Read More

How to Short the Dollar via Vacation Rentals

How to short the dollar

How to short the dollar? What does that even mean? Wise investors, in every asset class, understand time tested financial principles. As it relates to “how to short the dollar” the principle that must be understood is the Time Value of Money! Let’s start there, next we will cover the simple 5 steps to show you how to short the … Read More

FAQ’s: Vacation Rental Insurance for Renters?

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Does Vacation Rental Insurance for Renters Exist? Yes! With more travelers than ever choosing private accommodation, like vacation rentals and Airbnb’s, many people have been curious if vacation rental insurance for renters is available to protect this type of stay, and yes it is. What are the main components of a vacation rental travel protection plan? These plans typically have … Read More

The Outer Banks Vacation Guide – Things you might miss

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Refresh from reality by the beach We are so happy to have you stay at one of our bungalows! Our goal is to help make your vacation as easy as possible so all you have to do is enjoy! The Outer Banks Vacation Guide lets you know what we provide and suggested items to bring on your trip. We have … Read More

Understanding The Kill Devil Hills Surf Report

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The Kill Devil Hills Surf Report Explained Surf reports and surf forecasting can be very tricky business. This post was designed to help OBX visitors better understand not only the Kill Devil Hills Surf Report but also surf forecasting in the OBX in general. If you’ve visited the OBX you know it can be a windy place. This is a … Read More

What are My Vacation Home Ownership Options?

Vacation Home Ownership Options

Did you know? There are a surprising number of vacation home ownership options available other than buying a second home outright. As with most things, each option has its own set of advantages and disadvantages, so it is important to consider which may be the right options for you based on your lifestyle goals, long term goals and financial commitment … Read More

Island Loop: Best Kill Devil Hills Bike Trails +Paths

Kill Devil Hills Bike Trails Island Loop

One of the best ways to explore the any island is on bike. A true beach soul rarely goes without a beach cruiser style bicycle at the beach to get them around. Some simply enjoy the feel of the ocean breeze, others the excitement of exploring new island zones and others simply take the opportunity to refresh from reality. Whatever … Read More

Outer Banks Fish (+Fishing) for Visitors

Outer Banks Fish and Fishing For Visitors

The OBX has over 90 species of common and exotic fish species, so next time your at the fish market or reeling one in you may ask, “What’s this thing?” Now, I may not know all the species but to this question I can confidently respond, “It is some of the freshest fish, you’ll ever find!” The good news is … Read More

OBX Ranks Best Place to Visit During Coronavirus

Outer Banks Coronavirus Best Place to Visit

The OBX offers so many different options and flavors, particularly when looking for some space to stretch out. Tony, taking some time to refresh from reality The OBX ranks #1 for top places to visit and #1 for best beaches, according to a recent article, Ranked: The 20 Top Places Americans Are Dreaming About Right Now, published in Forbes Magazine. Wow!  … Read More