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Weathering The Storm

The Atlantic Hurricane Season runs from June 1 through November 30. So far, the 2017 season has been an active one for the States. Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc despite multiple preparation efforts made by local governments, communities, … Continue reading

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Conchology: Sea Shells by the Sea Shore

If you’ve ever been to the beach at any age, you’ve likely practiced Conchology – the hobby of collecting shells. We all love to look for that perfect sea shell to commemorate that perfect day, something tangible we can take home … Continue reading

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Seneca Guns, UFO’s, Earthquakes…What are those booms?

Article Written by Ben Steelman for StarNews  Originally Posted April 2009 Mysterious noises, often compared to rolling thunder or distant cannon fire, are frequently heard off the Cape Fear coast and the Myrtle Beach area. Although reported regularly at points up … Continue reading

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Simple Updates to Refresh Your Rental Property

Is your vacation rental property as good as it can be? Do you know it needs a few updates, but feel the money, time and effort isn’t worth it since it continues to rent pretty regularly? The vacation rental market … Continue reading

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Oyster Season is Open – Fun Facts About Oysters!

Oyster season started this week and we can’t wait to get our hands on some of those tasty bivalves! This weekend, October 18th-19th, over 45,000 people tend to agree with us at the 34th Annual NC Oyster Festival in Ocean … Continue reading

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Oak Island Best Beach Vacation – 2014 Photo Contest!

Margaret Rudd & Associates is having a photo contest of the Best Oak Island Beach Vacation of 2014. The winner will receive $150 off their next beach rental with Margaret Rudd & Associates!! If you also submit a photo of … Continue reading

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How To Select The Perfect Beach Vacation Rental

So you’ve decided to take a vacation at the beach! You probably envision drinking your morning coffee on the oceanfront veranda, happy children frolicking in the sand and surf all day and a family cookout to cap off the day … Continue reading

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Vacation Money Saving Tip #1

Eating out on vacation can get really expensive, so you should plan a few easy to prepare meals that won’t have you in the kitchen all day, but will still get rave reviews! If you are renting a vacation home, … Continue reading

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Recipe of the Month – Spanish Pulled Pork Tacos (Slowcooker Style)

Whether your on vacation or not, making simple yet tasty meal is always a plus! These Spanish pulled pork tacos put the slow cooker to work, while you enjoy the beach! This is a great (and easy) recipe that is absolutely … Continue reading

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