Village Realty understands the value of a long-term relationship

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Our owner relations team will be working with you when you join the Village Realty rental program.



Kara Beatty, Assistant General Manager

Kara Beatty OBX

Kara's career in Outer Banks property management began nearly two decades ago, when she started as a reservation agent with Village Realty in 2005. After obtaining her real estate license, she worked as rental manager for homeowners and vacationing guests for over 12 years. In recent years she gained valuable experience as renovations/asset manager, working closely with owners looking to maximize the investment potential in their vacation homes.

Now, as Assistant General Manager, Kara has the opportunity to bring her dedication to property management to the next level. She loves working closely with all teams at Village Realty to give the very best service to our homeowners and guests!




Alyssa McDonald, Director, Owner Relations

Alyssa is originally from the northwest suburbs of Chicago. She has visited the Outer Banks every year, spending the summer in Southern Shores. After graduating from Illinois State University with a degree in merchandising, she decided to make a permanent move to the Outer Banks in 2010. Alyssa has been in the customer service business for 14 years and loves meeting people from all over who share the love of the Outer Banks!

She joined Village Realty in 2015 as a reservation specialist, was promoted in 2018 to Corolla Rental Manager, and in 2021, she was promoted to Director of Owner Relations.

Alyssa lives in Kill Devil Hills with her husband and daughter and loves everything about living near the ocean. They make it a point to see the ocean every day.



Amanda Howell, Owner Relations Manager

Amanda is originally from the Charlottesville, VA area. She relocated to the Outer Banks in 2018 after spending many vacations on the beach. She has a wonderful husband and an awesome daughter. She enjoys watching all the native birds and wildlife. Amanda has over 25 years of customer service experience. She joined Village Realty in 2019 as a Vacation Specialist and was promoted in 2021 as the Owner Relations Coordinator. 





Olivia Luks, Owner Relations Manager

Olivia is a Currituck County native and enjoys spending time with her husband and their dog, Ellie. Traveling is one of their favorite things to do when they have time. Olivia has been in the hospitality industry for the past 11 years with a background in restaurant and hotel management, so she understands the importance of great customer service. Olivia joined the Owner Relations team at Village in October of 2022 and is excited to be a part of the Village team!





Hunter Lengel, Owner Relations Manager

Hunter is originally from southern Maryland and first lived on the Outer Banks in 2015. Since then, she has split her time between the OBX, western North Carolina, and Florida before moving onto the Outer Banks full-time at the end of 2019. Similar to many on the beach, she enjoys our local birding culture and spending time in the area’s many parks.

Hunter has seven years of experience in the coastal environment in a wide variety of management and customer service roles. She joined the Village Realty team in 2022 and is excited about her future with Village!