new homes hampton roads: Smithfield Foods Brings 170 Jobs to Harbour View - 02/21/19 05:56 AM

Smithfield Foods is coming to Harbour View area of Suffolk! The Fortune 500 Company, based in Smithfield, is bringing 170 jobs to north Suffolk and will lease a 20,000 square foot building in the Bridgeway Technology Center II, reports the Suffolk News Herald. The report also says the Smithfield Foods move to Harbour View Boulevard will consolidate offices in Missouri and Illinois. The article also mentions that the Suffolk Economic Director, Kevin Hughes, says the office will bring office, sales and logistics-type jobs.
The Economic Development Authority approved the move in a 7-0 vote following a closed session at its last Wednesday' meeting.The Suffolk … (0 comments)

new homes hampton roads: Easter Bunny Visits Founders Pointe - 04/05/18 05:35 AM

Busy Easter Weekend for Founders Pointe Families
Residents of Founders Pointe were treated with several fun activities this past weekend. The Easter Bunny made a special visit to the Residents' Club and children joined in playing fun games, made yummy crafts, and received planty of fun prizes during their annual Easter Egg Hunt.
The Easter Bunny also made special visits to participating homes with basket deliveries of small gifts, toys, and treats. An Egg-celent time was had by all!
Get ready for a busy April calendar of fun events and activities- Men’s Night on April 5th, “sip. Munch, & Mingle on April 7th, Play Date … (2 comments)

new homes hampton roads: PRICE REDUCED! Southern Living Home in Gatling Pointe, Smithfield, VA - 03/06/18 06:31 AM
PRICE REDUCED! 20192 Olde Towne Court, Gatling Pointe South- $369,900 
Impressive Southern Living Home located in the Olde Towne Place section of Gatling Pointe South – an award winning, waterfront community adjacent to historic Smithfield, Virginia, has just been reduced to $369,900!
•Timeless mostly brick Traditional boasts approximately 2600 square feet of living area
•Four bedrooms, 3.5 baths, quality appointments throughout, first floor bedroom & full bath
• Well manicured lawn extends to a wooded common area providing a beautiful backyard setting
•Granite counter tops in the Kitchen which features tile backsplash, an updated gas range, refrigerator, dishwasher, trash compactor, gas cook top, wall oven, and … (1 comments)

new homes hampton roads: A Bird's Eye View of a Snow Covered Founders Pointe - 01/08/18 10:30 AM
The recent snowfall was the perfect excuse for a Founders Pointe resident to take some aerial video of the neighborhood. Founders Pointe is a waterfront community located in the Carrollton area of Isle of Wight County, Virginia. Check out the breathtaking views of Batten Bay and the tributaries leading to the James River. While nicely removed from the city, Founders Pointe is convenient to both the Peninsula and southside Hampton Roads, located just 10 minutes to Newport News, 10 minutes to the harbour View area of northern Suffolk, and 25 minutes to downtown Norfolk.
Life at Founders Pointe begins at home, with … (0 comments)

new homes hampton roads: Only 7 Waterfront Lots Remain at The Riverfront at Harbour View - 06/15/17 07:53 AM
Waterfront Living at its FinestLAST of the BEST. Celebrate the very best of what The Riverfront has to offer!
Dont' Miss the Boat! Only 7 Waterfront Lots Remain at The Riverfront at Harbour View!
Now is the time to discover the beauty of the waterfront at The Riverfront before it’s too late. Hundreds of families have made the choice to build a custom home in this waterfront, golf course community, but only 7 waterfront homesites remain- just 1 lakefront lot and 6 riverfront lots are available for sale. Overlooking the Nansemond and James Rivers, The Riverfront features lavish year-round amenities – two pools, an … (0 comments)

new homes hampton roads: New Job Numbers & Increased Consumer Confidence Good News for Builders - 03/14/17 05:00 AM
There's more good news in the real estate industry in the latest BUILDER magazine, Jobs, Good Jobs, and Home Buying.  The article highlighted the positive jobs' report we saw reported last past week--235,000 jobs created in February, and a lower unemployment rate of 4.7%. John McManus says the good jobs' report carries with it four key meaningful areas of interest for home builders and developers at present: household wage growth, consumer confidence, good job concentration, and interest rate increases, which he says won't slow down homebuyer demand.
Wage and income growth: 
Well known risk expert, Bill McBride reports that Household wage growth is trending upward, as evidenced in Friday's jobs report. Here, McBride … (2 comments)

new homes hampton roads: Top 10 Design Trends in New Homes Today - 03/04/17 05:41 AM

Thinking about buying a new home or renovating a major room in your house? Wonder what the top trends in new construction are today? Eric Sasser, President of Sasser Construction, and East West Realty recently shared what homebuyers are looking for in their new home and uncovered  10 Top Trends in New Homes today at a recent Hampton Roads REALTORS® Association seminar.
1. Downstairs master bedrooms or main floor living house plans
2. Details that are uniquely your own - Brushed and polished contemporary to rough hewn and reused, this will make for dynamic, timeless interior details
3. Renewables/ green energy efficient construction
4. Open plans - casual lifestyle. Larger center islands, larger kitchen … (3 comments)

new homes hampton roads: 7 Reasons Why 2017 is a Good Time to Buy a New Home - 12/24/16 05:07 AM

7 Reasons Why It's A Good Time To Buy A New Home
After a resurgence in our new home sales success in 2016 in several of our East West communities in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia, many are predicting a banner year for the real estate industry in 2017. The pent up demand has been building for years, but there are also multiple reasons people are looking to make their move now. Here are my Top 7 Reasons to Buy a New Home Today:
1. New homes offer more value today. Builders are offering more quality and creative value extras than ever before. Builders and developers are … (1 comments)

new homes hampton roads: Looking to Increase Your Sales in 2017? A New Home May Be the Answer - 12/20/16 12:15 PM
Interested in selling more homes this year? Then, make it a goal to increase your knowledge and experience in the new homes arena in your marketplace. As chairperson for the New Homes Council for the Hampton Roads Association of REALTORS®, our goal is to help educate our members about the advantages of making new homes a viable option for their clients in 2017. At the upcoming HRRA Conference & Home Expo on April 6th, we've adopted a rock n’ roll theme- “Rock Your Sales in 2017”, which promises to be the best networking and education event of the year! The New Homes Council … (0 comments)

new homes hampton roads: Memorial Day Festivities at The Riverfront Swim Club - 05/31/16 09:04 PM
Mother Nature just did not want to cooperate with the festivities planned at The Riverfront clubhouse this year but our residents still managed to have a blast hanging out this past Monday. Even the rain could not keep the kids from splashing around in our Junior Olympic swimming pool and taking turns on the awesome 100 foot water slide. The grill was fired up and everyone got to enjoy burgers and hot dogs from the safety of the clubhouse during the downpours.
We are looking forward to better weather soon so we can enjoy the pools, tennis courts, walking trails, golf course … (0 comments)

new homes hampton roads: The Riverfront Opens Its Last Phase of Lots on River Park Drive - 04/06/16 02:56 AM
If you've ever dreamed of owning a new home on the river in The Riverfront, your time may be running out. East West Communities is about to release the last section of lots (9 total) on River Park Drive. The last four riverfront lots, some with 115' to 145' of frontage along the Nansemond River, will be available for sale to the public on April 16th. The other five lots are interior lots and they are across the street from the four riverfront homesites.
The Riverfront at Harbour View has been the most successful master planned community in the Hampton Roads area, having been named … (1 comments)

new homes hampton roads: WANTED: Custom Home Builders in Hampton Roads- Join the PARADE! - 02/22/16 09:31 AM
                   Everyone loves a parade.
                   Everyone loves a free lunch.
                   Everyone wants to sell homes.
We can offer you all three on one afternoon!
Hampton Roads' Builders are invited to the 2016 Parade of Homes Lot Drawing
Wednesday, March 2
Founders Pointe Residents’ Club - 2:00 - 5:00 pm
Come out to Founders Pointe and explore the most exciting neighborhood to get your sales started in 2016. We are looking for at least 10 builders who want to showcase their building ideas, sell homes and develop a fan club of prospective customers for the future. The Parade of Homes can deliver lots of exposure … (0 comments)

new homes hampton roads: Isle of Wight County Schools are Among Hampton Roads' Best - 01/07/16 05:11 AM
Founders Pointe Homeowners Have Excellent School Options in Isle of Wight County
Not only do residents in Founders Pointe get to enjoy the benefits of living in a waterfront community featuring resort style amenities, but they get to enjoy the benefits of the much improved Isle of Wight County Schools. Recent reports show that Isle of Wight County schools are among the area's best and ranked # 1 on the southside of Hampton Roads.(
Carrollton Elementary School
Education: Options and Excellence for Every Learner
The Isle of Wight County Schools system currently ranks highest among public schools in South Hampton Roads, according to … (0 comments)

new homes hampton roads: Saybrook Homes' New Craftsman Model in Founders Pointe near Smithfield - 09/14/15 04:25 AM
East West Partners welcomes Saybrook Homes to Founders Pointe
Saybrook Homes, LLC is a design and custom home building company serving the Raleigh, North Carolina and Hampton Roads, Virginia areas. Established in 2009, our focus continues to be on the development, design and construction of craftsman, cottage and traditional style architecture in both urban and suburban settings. 
With over thirty-years of residential homebuilding experience, our knowledge of construction processes dealing with land development, architecture, purchasing, construction and warranty, as well as our homebuyer’s expectations, allows us to help fulfill our buyer’s dream of homeownership by doing our part in building what we believe to … (1 comments)

new homes hampton roads: Founders Pointe is located in one of the Best Places to Live in VA - 08/11/15 06:14 AM

Isle of Wight County and Smithfield Makes Another Top 10 List for Best Places to Live in Virginia
Relocating to the Hampton Roads Area of Virginia? Looking for the perfect place to raise a family, retire, or just want to enjoy a high quality of life? Isle of Wight County and the Smithfield area has been recognized again as one of the best places to live in Virginia. Ranked as one of the top 10 best places to live, you can read the entire article online - Here are the Safest and Most Peaceful Places to Live in Virginia
"Only in Your State" researched results from three … (2 comments)

new homes hampton roads: What Factors Influence Today's Home Buying Decision the Most? - 08/10/15 01:40 AM
What are the Most Important Factors Influencing Home Buying Decisions Today?
The National Association of Homebuilders often uses the American Housing Survey to provide insight into who is buying homes and the factors that go into their home buying process. A recent NAHB article reveals interesting buyer preferences from the latest AHS survey which studies approximately 13.7 million households of that bought a home in the 24 months prior to the survey. The top four reasons for choosing a home were its size, the room layout/design, the neighborhood, and the home's price.
The neighborhood a home is located in definitely plays a major factor in their home … (0 comments)

new homes hampton roads: EAGLE HARBOR MODEL Home Closeout Sale- Reduced $20,000 to $349,900 - 03/06/15 09:55 PM
22360 MOSS CREEK CIRCLE, Carrollton, Virginia
Our furnished model home in Graystone at Eagle Harbor, located at 22360 MOSS CREEK CIRCLE has just been reduced to $349,900! Quality construction by E.R. Lenz Contracting, Inc. The Clarksville features stone accents, front porch, a large kitchen with center island, granite counter tops, butler's pantry, & walk-in pantry. Four spacious bedrooms, and spacious corner homesite. Kitchen opens to a 20' 5" X 13' family room, formal dining room, convenient upstairs laundry room, a nice "drop zone" area with built-ins on the way to the garage. Beautiful hardwood floors, ceramic tiled baths & … (2 comments)

new homes hampton roads: Discover Resort Style Amenities - Founders Pointe Waterfront Community - 02/23/15 09:13 PM
Founders Pointe Residents' Club and Lakefront Pool Complex

Overlooking the Batten Bay, with creeks and tributaries flowing to the James River, there’s never a shortage of breathtaking vistas and outdoor activities at Founders Pointe, a waterfront community in Isle of Wight County near Smithfield, Virginia. Residents enjoy resort-style amenities including a community clubhouse with a lakefront swimming pool, a children’s playground, leisure trails for walking and biking, an Observation Pier that overlooks the Hampton roads and Batten Bay, and more. Even socializing with your neighbors is made effortless at Founders Pointe, with a year-round calendar of social events planned by the Residents’ … (0 comments)

new homes hampton roads: Residents Enjoy Vacation Living Year Round at The Riverfront - 02/10/15 03:31 AM
Most days, Pat and Mike Moore find themselves immersed in the resort life: leisurely bike rides around the lakes, 18 holes on a sprawling championship golf course and evening strolls to a waterfront park, where sunsets kiss the Nansemond River. They gather with neighbors for cookouts, parties, tournaments and fitness activities and special events throughout the year. Tennis and volleyball courts tempt them, as do two pools and a clubhouse, and the nearby commercial corridor with shops, eateries and more.
Had the Moores not purchased their home in The Riverfront at Harbour View themselves, they might think they’d been lured to … (0 comments)

new homes hampton roads: Virginia's Finest Homes Have Always Been Built Along the River - 01/29/15 04:54 AM
Haven't You Always Wanted to Live on the Water? Now you can at The Riverfront at Harbour View.

Discover spectacular sunset views across the Nansemond River, with  breathtaking, long distant views across the James River. This Craftsman style home by Sasser Construction is proposed for Lot 117 on River Park Drive for $1,485,000. Enjoy main floor living with the first floor master suite, two stairways, a gourmet kitchen, home office, covered back porch, three car garage, and second floor Media Room. Now is a great time to meet with the builder to customize the home plan to your needs. (A Frank Betz … (0 comments)

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