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Meet the Sell OBX Team -Karen, Dru and Jeff. Karen DelVacchio, Dru Ferrence, and Jeff Ferrence collectively bring over 70 years of real estate experience to the Sell OBX Team and is one of the most productive, respected and experienced real estate teams on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. The three-person team consistently closes over 50 transactions every year. Service to clients is outstanding because there is always a team member available to work on behalf of their clients.

Karen has been involved in real estate, as a professional real estate manager, and as an investment property owner, for more than 35 years. She and her husband purchased their first Outer Banks property more than 25 years ago. After she retired from a long career with a large insurance company in Philadelphia, they decided to make the Outer Banks and the Village at Nags Head their home.

Karen has a B.S. in Business from St. Joseph’s University and MBA studies at Temple University. Additionally, she has many business accomplishments and professional designations. With her exceptional business and real estate background, and her strong commitment to excellence in servicing clients, Karen is well qualified to assist you with your sale or acquisition.

Whether you are looking for a second home, investment property, a little getaway bungalow, golf course living or properties convenient to world-class fishing, Karen will be glad to help you find exactly what you are looking for. You owe it to yourself to make your real estate search more enjoyable and successful by allowing Karen to work for you.

Read bio for Team Member Jeff Ferrence by clicking here.

Read bio for Team Member Dru Ferrence by clicking here.


"Thank you, again for all your help and expertise throughout our home buying process. We are so glad we have gotten to know you. Thanks for finding us a great house!" -Pat and Frances, Virginia.

"From Sellers of a property – Lauren and I were so pleased that you bought the buyers for our condo. We appreciated your thoroughness and determination to proceed to a very quick closing. That takes skill and determination, and you clearly have both! We look forward to our next transaction with you." -Steve and Lauren, Virginia.

"Thank you for all your ongoing help. We love our townhouse and look forward to spending memorable vacations there." -The Kellys, Pennsylvania.

"Our friends live in the Village year-round and recommended Karen, who they knew and trusted. We spoke with her, told her what we wanted. She gave us lots of information to review and that gave us a better understanding of beach rental and ownership. Doing what Karen said saved us so much leg work and stress. Having the loan approved before offering on a property, helped us get a great deal! When we came back down we knew what homes we wanted to see and Karen had a few more she thought we should see, one of them is what we purchased. I referred other friends to her who bought and felt that she really knows what she is doing." -Dani, Gaithersburg, MD.