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Open house on Saturday, July 3 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at 1970 Lemonwood Road in the neighborhood of Summer Park, Chesapeake Virginia. Please stop by and take a tour of this lovely new construction in Summer Park on Saturday, July 3 from 1 to 3 pm.  The home is ready for you to move in and the bu...
Emerald Greens in the Greenbrier area of Chesapeake, Virginia has long been one of Chesapeake's premier neighborhoods.  Emerald Greens is located on the golf course of the Greenbrier Country Club and the homes are quite impressive in their style and sheer size.  Most of the homes are two to three...
One of my most favorite neighborhoods in Chesapeake is the neighborhood of Forest Lakes.  Forest Lakes is located between Waters Road and Washington Road and features a central circular drive (aptly named Forest Lakes Circle) and several offshoot avenues and cul-de-sacs.  The street names in Fore...
The weather is getting warmer and we are sweltering here in Chesapeake, Virginia.  I am not really a fan of the heat, even though I was born in Arizona (yes, it is a dry heat).  But the great thing about the hot weather is that BLUEBERRY picking season is now upon us!   Each year, my sons and I m...
One thing I love about Chesapeake, Virginia is the possibility to live in subdivision with a real neighborhood feel but live on a three acre parcel of land.  One of the nicer 3-acre neighborhoods is Shillelagh Farms in Southern Chesapeake.  Shillelagh Farms has it all:  An active homeowners' grou...
This is a great description by Patricia Kennedy of the difference between a limited service buyer broker and a full service buyer broker.  By point of reference, I only provide full service representation.Your Buyer Broker's Job Description As with real estate listing services, there are a lot of...
One of the many great things about living in Hampton Roads is the incredible number of things to do and see.  A favorite place for my family is the Virginia Zoo in Norfolk.  This year, I received a birthday surprise present of a  "Behind the Scenes Tour" of the lion exhibit.  For this tour, we we...
Virginia is a great place to celebrate the 4th of July.  If you are looking for a place for you and your family and friends to celebrate our country, here is a list of some great events that will be taking place the 4th of July weekend: July 3: Event:  Independence Day Concert and Fireworks Locat...
The running joke regarding short sales is that they should be called "Long Sales" because they take so long for the bank to give approval.  Well, as Bob Dylan exclaimed all those decades ago "The times they are a-changing."   I  received an offer to purchase one of my short sale listings.  The le...
When I have a listing appointment with a potential client, I always ask the question of whether or not they are currently under contract with a termite and moisture company.  Nothing makes my heart sink like when they respond that they have never had anyone look under their house since they purch...

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