We are pretty well into the New Year and more than likely you’ve made a few resolutions for 2018! Why not change up your New Year’s resolution this year? Instead of making the usual pledge of getting a gym membership or starting a juice cleanse, why not make an investment resolution on the Outer Banks? (Or, if you’re ambitious, do all three!) Owning a second home on the Outer Banks could be an easy and profitable New Year’s Resolution.

Own A Piece Of Paradise

Owning an Outer Banks vacation home is like owning your own piece of paradise! You’ll make memories with your friends and family plus, you’ll give other families the opportunity to make memories on the Outer Banks as well!

Make a Quality Investment

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Investing in a vacation home on the OBX can be a great move financially, especially when you list your home with Resort Realty. With over 30 years of experience and being a leader in the Outer Banks vacation rental industry, we make sure you get the most out of your vacation home and ensure that your guests are happy and content on their vacation!

Our Professional Staff Has You Covered

At Resort Realty, our excellent staff want to make sure your home is taken care of and you get the maximum profit out of your investment. Our friendly and professional reservationists, housekeeping staff, maintenance staff, accounting, marketing, and property managers will make sure your house gets the rentals it deserves and shines in its best light!

See Why Our Homeowners Love Us

We aim to keep our homeowners as pleased as our guests! See why listing your rental home with Resort Realty is the best choice you could make.

“…I very much appreciate your high standards and the attention that you have given to our homes.  It certainly brings peace of mind.  Especially during the busy rental season, with every little thing that can go wrong, I’m confident, cleanliness isn’t going to be one of them if you are in charge.  Thank you so very much.” –  Property owner of a Duck vacation rental home

“Thank you Resort Realty for a successful season with 16 rentals! This is my first year with Resort Realty and this was the most rentals I have ever had in the 30 years that I have owned the property. I truly appreciate everything you all do and I’m looking forward to next year!” – Property Owners of a Nags Head vacation rental home

Make This New Year’s Resolution Count

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Make your New Year’s Resolution of owning a vacation property on the Outer Banks come true! Take a look at all of the homes for sale on the Outer Banks and connect with one of Resort Realty’s experienced and friendly real estate agents. Then, when you find the perfect vacation home and you’re ready to make profit on your investment, contact a Owner Consultant by emailing owner@resortrealty.com or calling (800) 458-3830. You can also get more information on our rental program on the Resort Realty Owner page of our website!

Summer is just around the corner! Now is the time to start planning your summer getaway. Just this phrase can strike fear into the hearts of the bravest soul, but fear not. Here at Resort Realty, we can find a dream Outer Banks vacation home for way less than you could ever imagine! With options like EZ Pay, and already affordable prices, make your Summer 2018 Outer Banks getaway one for the books! Check out a few homes we have available for less than $1,500*!

*prices listed reflect booking the week of June 16th to June 23rd. Per night per person prices are based upon the individual property’s max occupancy.

#4575 Duck Hill // Southern Shores

Start your summer vacation off in Southern Shores! Duck Hill is a 4 bedroom 3.5 bathroom home located on the Soundside in Southern Shores. With access to the Kilmarlic Golf course and community tennis courts and enough space to sleep 8 people, you’ll be sure to have a blast! Total booking cost? $25 per night per person or $1,364.28!

#7650 Carrie’s Treehouse // Avon

This 2 bedroom 2 bathroom home is perfect for your next Outer Banks get away! Located on the soundside in Avon, enjoy the quiet and still of the southern beaches. You’ll be near by locally loved spots like Avon fishing pier, Canadian Hole, and 4WD beach access. Plus, this home is pet friendly! How much will this home run you?

A cool $1,003.48 or $36 per night per person with 4 total guests!

#5015 Surf Lodge // Kill Devil Hills

Take time out and begin your Outer Banks vacation at Surf Lodge! This 2 bedroom 1 bathroom home is located in Kill Devil Hills. Close to local dining, shopping, and historical attractions, this semi-oceanfront home is one you definitely want to snag! The price? $1,488.32 or $54 per night per person!

#7810 Beacham Cottage // Frisco

Take a trip to Frisco and stay at Beacham Cottage! This adorable beach box offers direct access to the canal, and all the basic necessities to make your Outer Banks vacation a great one! This is a pet friendly home and for $890.73 or just $22 per night per person Beacham Cottage can be your next Outer Banks vacation home!

#5394 Happy Place // Kill Devil hills

Happy Place is just the space to begin your Outer Banks vacation! This cozy condo features 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, and a sleeper sofa, perfect for a small family getaway or a friend’s trip to the beach. A short walk to the beach is an added plus so book now, because at $1,296.63 or $47 per night, this condo won’t be available long!

#7925 Aycock // Hatteras

Explore the beauty and history of Hatteras at Aycock on your next Outer Banks adventure! This classic Outer Banks home features all the necessities you’ll need on your beach get away plus so much more. With a short walk to the beach of 240 yards and 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, there’s plenty of room for everyone and plenty of time for fun in the sun! This home rents for $1,003.48 or $18 per night per person!

These are just a few of the affordable vacation homes Resort Realty has to offer you! To see more homes that are under $1,500 visit our website! Don’t forget about our EZ Pay Plan as well! At Resort Realty, we want you to have a memorable and affordable Outer Banks vacation, so book with us for Summer 2018!

You don’t need a vast knowledge of seafood or to spend a whole afternoon tending to the fire pit to make this iconic summer feast. All you need is a picnic table at your beach house, beautiful Outer Banks weather, and your hungry family and friends. With the steamer pot from Mulligan’s, you can order ahead, pick up, and enjoy! These custom steamer pots are perfect for your next Outer Banks style clambake. Piled high with red bliss potatoes, corn on the cob, and a choice of seafood like lobster, crabs, clams, or mussels, your clambake will feature some of the OBX’s best ingredients. And when you spread all that goodness on a picnic table by the ocean, you’ll have an instant summertime party.

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The beautiful thing about clambakes is that they can be thrown together for a casual dinner, or planned for a sharp and chic family sit down. Dress up your meal with beautiful dinner details like serving bowls, platters and placemats like these we found at The Cotton Gin, and make your OBX clambake one for the books.

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Make a seaside clambake part of your Outer Banks tradition! With gourmet quality kitchens, oceanfront views, and local seafood pros, any dinner will be special in a Resort Realty rental. Book with Resort Realty today and let us help you get your getaway started!

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When you’re planning a family vacation, a kid-friendly (and kid approved) place to stay is usually at the top of the list. Here at Resort Realty, that’s one thing you don’t have to worry about. We’ve come up with a list of the coolest houses that any kid would enjoy. From life-size chess to kid-sized pools, check out these Awesome Vacation Homes For the Coolest Kids!

Atlantic Breeze (5411) – Nags Head

Atlantic Breeze is one of the newest luxury rentals at Resort Realty! Packed with amenities like ocean views, stainless steel appliances, and beautiful decor, this vacation home is perfect for everyone, including the kiddos! There is a recreation room, pool table, shuffle board, home theater, and board games! Plus, the private outdoor pool features a kiddie pool for the little ones! A kids nook with flat screen TV and lounge chairs is perfect for a little rest between beach and pool sessions. This oceanfront oasis also features exclusive cabana service!

Landfall II (5571) – Nags Head


Landfall II is an 8 bedroom 8 bathroom vacation home that is sure to please parents and kids alike. Not only does this home feature a tiki bar, a blackjack table, and a hot tub that adults will enjoy, kids have special amenities as well. They can play a giant life-sized game of chess or frolic around in the pool right beside it! If the kids need to get out of the sun for a little while, the game room has two arcade games along with a pool table. There’s also a theater room with a large flat screen tv and a huge couch just in case a nap is needed!


Crawford Cottage (5414) – Nags Head 

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Crawford Cottage is where classic Outer Banks meets luxury. This 13 bedroom vacation home is a perfect place where a large family (or families) can spend time together and relax. Kids can enjoy the outdoor OR partially enclosed saltwater pools, the recreation room foosball table, and the game room and ping pong table. Crawford Cottage also offers a private walkway directly to the beach! With the rental of Crawford Cottage, guests will also receive passes to the Outer Banks YMCA. Not only does the YMCA grant you access to the outdoor pool, kiddie water spray park, and fitness center, The Y also offers a free “Parent’s Night Out”. Free child care is provided on Parent’s Night Out so you can go out and have fun while the kids have fun too!


Beachy Keen (4765) – Kitty Hawk

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Horseshoes, volleyball, and swimming pool oh, my! Hampton Haven is a 5 bedroom 4 bathroom vacation home that provides enough entertainment for everyone! Hampton Haven features a game room with skeeball and an air hockey table and a room just for playing Xbox! Kids can get outside and stay active on the volleyball court, learn how to play horseshoes, or just swim around in the pool! There is also a hot tub that’s perfect for unwinding after a long day (looking at you mom or dad).


Panache (1350) – Corolla

Panache is the perfect place for the family that is looking for style, luxury, and fun all rolled into one! Panache is an 8 bedroom 8 bathroom vacation home that has it all; a lavish kitchen with a steamer oven for the chef that can’t wait to cook an Outer Banks seafood meal, a lighted boardwalk that leads to the soundfront, and a large 8 person hot tub. Kids will love the soundproof movie theater that is stocked with different movies and reclining theater seats; perfect for that post-beach day fog. There is also an air hockey table and a pool table so kids can join in on a little friendly competition.

Sailfish Station (5547) – Nags Head

Sailfish Station is a home that your little ones will enjoy! Fully stocked with pool table, multiple game arcade, private pool, and more, this is an Outer Banks vacation home everyone will love. The adults will find the stainless steel kitchen appliances and luxury bedrooms impeccable while the kiddos will love splashing around in the private pool and making use of the home theater.

Virginia Dare (5460) – Nags Head 

With a direct private walkway to the beach, the Virginia Dare is already a great choice for kids and parents alike! Not only does this vacation home feature luxury amenities for adults like a grilling area, luxury wet bar, and a soundside sitting room; it also has so many different features kids are going to love. The Virginia Dare features a movie theater complete with surround sound, a kiddie pool within the larger pool, and a recreation room complete with pool table, billiards table, and shuffleboard.

Buckeye Breeze (5465) – Nags Head

Luxury and family fun meet at Buckeye Breeze! This 8 bed, 8 bath, 2 half bath luxury home features stunning oceanfront views, modern features, and 4 king master suites! The little ones will love playing shuffle board or pool and watching movies and TV in the spacious home theater. Buckeye Breeze also features a private pool, 2 outdoor showers, and accordion fully opening glass doors that give you a panoramic view of the ocean!

Jamaican Me Happy – Rodanthe

This Rodanthe vacation home will please everyone! Jamaican Me Happy features a spacious great room with kitchen and dining area where everyone can hangout. The private pool is the perfect place to cool off on hot summer days, plus, there’s a kiddie pool that the little ones will love! With 6 bedrooms, 6 bath, and 2 half baths, there’s plenty of room for everyone at Jamaican Me Happy!

Pelican’s Perch (5580) – Nags Head

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Honestly, what’s better than having your own personal playground AND a swimming pool? Nothing! Pelican’s Perch is a vacation home that features a private pool, hot tub, and a playset sure to please any little one. This home also features a game room with a pool table and a Smart TV that allows you to watch Netflix, Youtube, and surf the internet. A horseshoe pit, bocce ball set, and a volleyball court is accessible at this vacation home as well!

Cinnamon Heaven (1549) – Corolla 

Cinnamon Heaven is a 6 bedroom, 4 bath vacation home suited for everyone, including the cool kids in your crew! Cinnamon Heaven features sound views, gourmet kitchen, and two game rooms! Kids will love playing Foosball or pool or building with Lego’s!

Seasn’d Duck (4150) – Duck

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The kids will have a blast at Seasn’d Duck! With a private pool, volleyball court, putting green, and a small playhouse, there will be plenty of time spent outside running around! Formerly known as Vacation Meditation, this vacation home features amenities that adults will find entertaining as well. Season’d Duck is walking distance from the beach and also features a wet bar, access to the Kilmarlic golf course and more!


Miss Grace 5446 – Nags Head

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If you’re looking for the definition of Old Nags Head, look no further than Miss Grace. Miss Grace is a 7 bedroom, 3 full bathroom, and 3 half bathroom home that embodies the historical look and feel of Old Nags Head with modern day updates and entertainment. Adults will enjoy features like the updated kitchen and master bath in the main house while kids can go off and discover amenities like foosball and a twin loft in the connecting carriage house!


Dream Inn (5210) – Kill Devil Hills

Welcome to Dream Inn! This 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath is perfect for your next Outer Banks vacation. The kids will love the rec room and private pool. Plus, Dream Inn has it’s own playground in the backyard! With great beachy decor and a short walk to the beach, Dream Inn will keep you and your crew happy campers this vacation!


With homes available like these and more, trying to find a place to stay that will suit everyone is a breeze. Resort Realty is proud to offer you the best vacation homes available on the Outer Banks. Book with us today and wow your whole group!

The chilly weather that’s been impacting everyone has got minds wandering towards June 21st, the first day of summer. Sunscreen, sunglasses, bathing suits, and beaches are the only things that are on the brain so when the time comes, why not book an Outer Banks vacation?!

If you’re thinking a vacation to the Outer Banks is financially unrealistic, take a look at some of our affordable, but amazing vacation homes! Resort Realty offers vacation homes with Saturday check-in and check-out for as low as $27 per night per person! Take a look at some of our affordable vacation homes and start planning your summer getaway.

Saltaire (2600) – Duck

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This soundside home is perfect for enjoying the first days of summer. Saltaire is only about 500 yards away from the beach access conveniently located across the street. The sound is literally your backyard so enjoy it and go on a kayaking adventure with the kayak provided for you in the house, just make sure to bring your own life preservers! At only $36 a night per person*, grab 6 of your closest friends or family and spend a week in Duck!


Dolphin’s Den (1878) – Corolla

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Spend your first week of summer at Dolphin’s Den in Corolla! This oceanside home provides you with a little over 500 yard walk to the beach so you can spend all day in the surf and sand. With access to tennis courts you can stay active and still have fun in the sun. With a Saturday arrival and 8 people in your group, this vacation home is only $27 per night per person!


Nepenthe (7850) – Frisco


Discover Frisco and make memories that’ll last you a lifetime. Nepenthe is a 3 bedroom 2 bathroom home that boasts ocean and soundside views. With only about a 200 yard walk to the beach, there’s no reason you shouldn’t kick off your summer in thee sand. Nepenthe is also conveniently located within walking distance to dining and shopping. This home is a perfect price. With 6 people in your party, you’ll only be spending $30 a day!


The Sea Ranch (5476) – Nags Head

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The Sea Ranch is the place to be to start your summer off right. This 4 bedroom 2 bathroom home has recently been updated  with a brand new kitchen and floors to make your Outer Banks vacation that much sweeter. Situated between highways, The Sea Ranch is almost 400 yards to the beach, a short walk for a long, salty day. With 8 people in your group, you’ll only be spending $24 a day during you week-long visit. With all that extra cash saved, you can take advantage of the go-karts and mini golfing that are right down the street!


Margaret’s Sunrise (2962) – Duck

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Perfect for a small group of 4, Margaret’s Sunrise has the perfect view of the ocean. Wake up early and witness the beauty of and Outer Banks summer sunrise over the sea. This oceanfront condo offers access to a community pool, basketball court, volleyball court, tennis court and more. There’s also a walkway connecting the condo to the beach so not hot sand to burn up those feet. Margaret’s Sunrise is conveniently located near shops and restaurants, and with only spending $50 a night per person, you’ll be able to take full advantage of that luxury.


In addition to these affordable vacation homes, Resort Realty also offers an EZ Pay Plan. With EZ Pay, you can break up the cost of your vacation into three easy installments! To show our appreciation to our veterans and active duty, we also offer a Hometown Heroes and Military Discount on a number of different homes for additional savings. Turn that vacation dream into a reality, pack your bathing suit, and celebrate the first day of summer on the Outer Banks with Resort Realty.

*Pricing per person is based on max occupancy of the home, which is noted in the description. Pricing includes rent, tax, and administrative fees. Additional linen services and travel insurance not included. Total pricing is quoted for the week of June 17th – 21st

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With oyster season in full swing, we are thankful for many plentiful seafood seasons here on the Outer Banks. To get excited for a seafood filled 2017, here’s a list of what seafood is in season and when here on the OBX

Crab: April-October

Soft Shell Crab: April, May, June

Clams: Year round

Flounder: Jan, Feb, March.  Again Oct, Nov, Dec

Grouper: March-Dec

Mahi Mahi: May, June

Osyters: Oct-Feb

Shrimp: June-Nov

Tuna: Year Round

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View our nearly 550 OBX vacation rental homes from Corolla to Hatteras Island and then book online, or call us at (800) 458-3830.