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14 Maupin Ave Portsmouth, VA Click For Listing Website Click For Interactive e-Tour This four bedroom rental offers room for you to stretch out. Plenty of parking with an attached two car garage plus a huge bedroom upstairs and bonus sitting room. Full bath below and utility area with washer/dry...
480 Staten St Norfolk, VA Click For Listing Website Click For Interactive e-Tour This 3 bedroom beach house has been totally renovated inside and is ready for you to move right in. Large eat-in kitchen has plenty of space for everyday meals and the laundry room has washer and dryer included. The...
This week, available foreclosures in Hampton Roads grew by 3% with the largest gain in Portsmouth which had 10% more available REO listings than the prior week.  Chesapeake had 9% more for a total of 177 and both Suffolk and Virginia Beach had slightly fewer than the week before. If you are consi...
I had some clients who closed yesterday on their purchase.  Being first time buyers, they took my advice to obtain a home warranty.  Unfortunately, they selected 2-10 which has turned out to be a less than responsive company with no clue about the meaning of customer service.  The second day in t...
It seems that most successful real estate agents own one or more homes.  After all, would you buy meat from a vegetarian butcher or take stock tips from someone who owns no stocks?  But it seems there are some agents out there who are trying to find homes for buyers or help sellers market their h...
Overall there was just under a 1% increase in available foreclosures in Southside Hampton Roads.  Virginia Beach had 5% more available than the prior week while Portsmouth had 5% fewer.  Norfolk and Suffolk remained dead even with the prior week. If you are considering purchasing a foreclosed hom...
Today, Lowes promoted some incomplete advice from RIS Media on renting your home out.  For homeowners who are experiencing difficulty selling their home, renting it out might be an acceptable option. However, the suggestions offered in their article apply only to people wanting to rent out a port...
In the past week, our local inventory on the Southside shows 2% more available REO properties.  Virginia Beach had a 6% increase in available inventory while Suffolk and Chesapeake posted modest 3% gains. Norfolk and Portsmouth both have 3% fewer available properties than last week. If you are se...
1517 Boxwood Dr Chesapeake, VA Click For Listing Website Click For Interactive e-Tour This 4 bedroom brick ranch is ready for new tenants. The open floor plan is inviting and the fully fenced back yard is sure to please. With a double wide driveway, there is ample parking space. Located in an es...
Foreclosure inventory had moderate increases of 2% to 4% during the week ending May 30th in all Southside cities except Norfolk which posted a slight decrease. If you are considering purchasing a foreclosed property, you need an agent who is familiar with the market and the available foreclosures...

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