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Available foreclosed properties were up 4% in Southside Hampton Roads for the week ended July 25th with 946 REO listings and 9168 non-REO listings available.  Chesapeake and Portsmouth each posted 9% gains over the prior week, Norfolk a 6% gain, and Virginia Beach remained constant with 300 REO's...
173 Swanson Rd Norfolk, VA Click For Listing Website Click For Interactive e-Tour This beautiful house has a great backyard and is ideal for entertaining. A multi-level deck surrounds the tranquility fountain. Located in a secluded neighborhood very close to the Navy base, this house has three f...
Humans often hear of Red Cross needing blood, but you may not realize that the animal world needs blood donors too.  I recently discovered a place who is always looking for dog blood donors.  Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, the Tidewater Animal Emergency & Referral Center is ...
Overall, Southside cities in Hampton Roads saw a 3% increase in available REO listings this week which was created by across the board gains with the exception of Chesapeake, which lost 5%.  Virginia Beach had the greatest increase at 6% brininging the city total to 301 REO properties on the mark...
712 Country Club Blvd Chesapeake, VA Click For Listing Website Click For Interactive e-Tour This beautiful house with double garage is on a corner lot at the 10th tee of the Chesapeake Golf Club with great view down the 10th fairway. Located in the highly desirable Las Gaviotas Country Club Comm...
I've noticed that on several of the syndicated websites for promoting sale or rental listings, there is a "feature" that tells prospective buyers or tenants of the "nearby schools".  In the 7 cities of Hampton Roads, this information can be misleading and I suspect the same is true in other parts...
This week, Virginia Beach, Suffolk, and Chesapeake each had a 5% increase over last week's REO inventory. Norfolk and Portsmouth each had a 1% decrease resulting in an overall increase for Southside Hampton Roads of 3%.  REO properties remained fairly constant at around 10% of the overall availab...
610 Brunswick Rd Portsmouth, VA Click For Listing Website Click For Interactive e-Tour This is a fantastic house for entertaining. Relax with your friends by your pool on the custom deck or in the sunroom. Enjoy cookouts in the back yard or clean the fish from your catch of the day on the covere...
For the first time this year, REO properties represent 10% of the overall market of properties for sale in Southside Hampton Roads.  Portsmouth posted an 11% increase over the prior week, Suffolk 8%.  Other cities posted modest gains of 3-5% with the exception of Norfolk which was the only city t...

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