About Us

Independently owned and operated, JoAnn Mangum Real Estate offers travelers a comfortable, enjoyable, and restful stay. Beautifully appointed Homes and Cottages makes staying with us one of the most desired travel destinations.

Jo Ann was born in Stem, NC and her husband Mitch was born in Roxboro, NC. Prior to moving to Harkers island. they previously lived in Durham, NC and most recently in Raleigh, NC.

During her many family visits each Summer to Harkers Island with her mother and father, JoAnn grew to know many of the Islanders, like famed Party Boat Captain, Woo Woo Harker and fell in love with the island.  When she and Mitch were married in 1975, she brought Mitch to Harkers Island for a summer vacation. Mitch loved the island as much as she did and they bought a vacation home here. They have owned a home on Harkers Island and spent most weekends and Holidays here over the past 35 years.

Mitch and Jo Ann moved to Harkers Island permanently in 2002 and started jamvr, llc in 2007 (dba JoAnn Mangum Vacation Rentals, JoAnn Mangum Rentals and JoAnn Mangum Real Estate)

JoAnn is also a Real Estate Broker for Eddy Myers Real Estate in Beaufort, North Carolina.  She offers expert knowledge for all of Carteret County with specializing in Beaufort, Harkers Island and all Down East.