A Game Room for a Perfect Outer Banks Home

October 20th, 2010 | Posted in: Home Renovations

Most of the nicer homes on the Outer Banks have a game room.  If you don’t have one yet, read on to see why you need one. A game room can serve many purposes: Kids – A game room can be a great place that your kids love.  A widescreen TV for video games and […]


Add a Garage (or Two) to Your Outer Banks Home

October 15th, 2010 | Posted in: Additions

We are always looking for ways to add value to our homes while also increasing the livability.  A garage (or an extra garage) is a great way to do both.  OBX weather is very unpredictable in the summer and is all too predictable from late fall to early spring (rain, with a 100% chance of […]


Environmentally Friendly Homes on the Outer Banks

October 6th, 2010 | Posted in: Home Renovations, New Homes

This week we will be discussing ways to make your home as environmentally friendly as possible.  Some of these ideas are easy to build into an existing home as remodeling projects, and some are more suitable for a new custom built home.  Whichever situation applies to you, I am sure that you will find some […]


Why You Should Build a Custom Home on the Outer Banks

October 2nd, 2010 | Posted in: General Contractor, New Homes

Today we will discuss the advantages of a custom built home versus a “spec” home.  A spec home is a house that is built on speculation that a buyer will show up for it. At first glance, it is obvious that spec homes, because they are not paid for in advance by any buyer, must […]


5 More Tips to Improve the Value of Your OBX Home

September 27th, 2010 | Posted in: Additions, Home Renovations

Improving the value of your home is always important, so today we will take a look at some more ideas for doing just that.  These tips will increase the price of your home, if you wish to sell, and will also make life much more enjoyable for you!  Read on for some great ideas. Entrance […]


Before You Remodel Your Outer Banks Home

September 19th, 2010 | Posted in: Additions, Home Renovations

Home remodeling is one of the great joys for a homeowner.  You can to make your dreams come true and get the home features that you have always wished for. Before you start your remodeling, you need to figure out if your ideas will improve the quality and value of your home.  You certainly don’t […]


A Guest House for Your Outer Banks Home

September 13th, 2010 | Posted in: Additions

A great addition to your Outer Banks home is a second Outer Banks home on the same property.  Don’t be afraid!  A guest house can be any size, from efficiency apartment to multi-bedroom. If you are building a guest house on the Outer Banks, chances are that you don’t have much room to build.  That […]


The Best Master Suite on the Outer Banks

September 5th, 2010 | Posted in: Additions

A luxurious master suite is one home improvement that you will never regret.  Whether you want to improve the value of your home, or simply want to have penthouse comfort all for yourself, a grand master suite is what you need.


Advantages of Natural Light on the Outer Banks!

August 30th, 2010 | Posted in: Home Renovations

Are you feeling closed in by your own home?  Adding some natural lighting to your kitchen, bathroom, or living room will put a smile on your face. Natural lighting is a result of an abundance of windows and/or skylights, which allows more sunlight into your home. Here are some of the advantages of natural lighting: […]


East Coast Construction is the Right Choice for Your Outer Banks Home

August 15th, 2010 | Posted in: Real Estate

Building a rental home on the Outer Banks is a good investment for your future.  Some rental homes, though, are a much better investment than others.  Make sure you get the beach house that is right for you with Bill Lane and East Coast Construction.

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