new homes suffolk: 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 suffolk: 6 Tips on Overcoming the Fear of Building a New Home - 09/10/18 04:54 AM

Have you heard horror stories about building a new home? Building a new home may be exactly what your buyer wants and needs to achieve their dream home, so there's no need to avoid new construction opportunities for your client. Knowing how to guide them through the process can help make the building process a smooth experience. Here are six tips on overcoming the fear of building a new home:
1. Select a home plan that has been designed for today’s lifestyle! Don’t make the horrible mistake of selecting an outdated floor plan. Most floor plans designed 5-10 years ago may have … (2 comments)

new homes suffolk: The REAL Reason Most People Decide to Buy New Homes? - 07/10/18 05:05 AM

Ever wonder why people will buy new homes? Is it the location? Is it the floor plan? Or is it an unhappiness in their current home? Is it a combination of different reasons? It's important to understand our buyers' motivations when they inquire about your model or new home for sale. As I was preparing for a recent sales meeting, I found notes from different seminars and books I've read from new home gurus like Myers Barnes, Bob Schultz, and Dave Stone. Here are some of the underlying reasons why people decide to purchase a new home...
Facts and Features deal with logic, which … (2 comments)

new homes suffolk: New Waterfront Model in FOUNDERS POINTE is Now Open Near Smithfield VA - 03/22/18 06:00 AM

East West Realty at Founders Pointe is proud to present the new Birdsong Builders' waterfront model for sale at 106 Settler's Ridge, Carrollton, Virginia. Located on a 1.6 acre lot, this spectacular new Frank Betz Associates, Inc. design was created specifically for this unique waterfront parcel which overlooks Batten Bay and offers distant views of the James. 
• Features a 5 Bedrooms, 5.5 Baths, and a 3 car garage
• First floor master suite and a second, multi-generational suite also on the main floor.
• Two stairways, coffered ceiling family room with built-in bookcase, and stone fireplace.
• Gourmet kitchen features a … (2 comments)

new homes suffolk: 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 suffolk: Looking for Main Floor Living? Check out Ore Builders' New Ranch Model - 08/22/17 08:54 AM

The Ranch Retreat by Ore Builders
The finishing touches are being added to this Coastal Cottage style home located at 1205 Founders Pointe Trail, Carrollton, Virginia. The Grand Opening of this furnished model is September 15th and 16th weekend. But, you can come out now for a sneak peek! Founders Pointe is a waterfront community located near the historic town of Smithfield, and just 10 minutes to the Harbour View area of Suffolk. This ranch plan is a flexible home plan that can be customized for each homeowner's needs.
Special Features Include:
• 4 Bedroms, 3.5 bathrooms, an optional second floor suite could be … (0 comments)

new homes suffolk: Birdsong Builders' New Waterfront Model in Founders Pointe - 08/05/17 11:56 AM

 106 Settler's Ridge in Founders Pointe 
This stunning new waterfront homein Founders Pointe overlooks Batten Bay and the James River and was designed by Frank Betz Associates, Inc specifically for this unique property. Discover the ultimate in privacy, and enjoy long distant views across the marsh and the water.
• Features a first floor master suite and a second multi-generational suite also on the main floor.
• 5 Bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms, two family entertaiment rooms, 3 car garage
• Interior layout perfect for views of the water, two back porches enhances the outdoor living space.
• Open living, kitchen, and breakfast spaces open up to a covered … (1 comments)

new homes suffolk: A Summer Day at Founders Pointe - Waterfront Community near Smithfield - 08/01/17 07:03 AM

Experience a typical summer day in Founders Pointe, which features resort style amenities and quality custom homes.
Founders Pointe is a waterfront community centrally located in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia, just ten minutes from Smithfield, and near the Harbour View area of Suffolk.
Life at Founders Pointe begins at home, with quality homes tucked into quiet lanes and private cul-de-sacs, made all the more inviting by marsh, creek and wooded views. Nine custom homebuilders are providing a wide array of innovative home designs featuring a variety of distinctive architectural styles.
Overlooking the Batten Bay, with creeks and tributaries flowing to the James … (2 comments)

new homes suffolk: Southern Living Model Home in The Riverfront at Harbour View - 07/07/17 09:57 AM

The Bucknell Place, a Southern Living® House Plan designed by Frank Betz Associates, Inc. and built on Lot 82 River Park Drive in The Riverfront by Sadler Building Corporation, is now SOLD with East West Realty. This showcase home was built on River Park Drive, Suffolk, VA and offers many special features including main floor living. Enjoy living in an award winning waterfront, Harbour View community located in the heart of Hampton Roads.
This Furnished Model Home has a European Cottage feel with its stone accents and shake combination on the exterior. The floor plan lends itself to large entertaining or cozy family gatherings. This open plan features … (0 comments)

new homes suffolk: New European style Waterfront Home on 1.6 acre Lot in Founders Pointe - 07/06/17 10:00 AM
 
Discover the ultimate in privacy on this 1.6 acre homesite in Founders Pointe and enjoy living in this stunning European style home by Birdsong Builders. The Settlers' Ridge model at 106 Settlers' Ridge features the perfect floor plan to maximize the long distance views across Batten Bay and the James River.
5 Bedrooms, 4.5 Bathrooms, 3 car garage, 4,681 square feet (which includes the unfinished bonus room over the three car garage ) First floor master suite features a cathedral ceiling, sitting area, and a luxurious master bath Expansive Kitchen with an oversized island, granite counter tops, ceramic tile backsplash, under … (1 comments)

new homes suffolk: 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 suffolk: Discover Casual Elegance & Luxury- a Founders Pointe Coastal Cottage - 06/12/17 11:47 AM
Live the Coastal Lifestyle in Founders Pointe. Are you looking for luxury and casual elegance in a waterfront community? Relocating to the Hampton Roads area? Check out Hohman Builders' 84 Richmond Way, the Chestnut Springs Model, designed by Frank Betz Associates. Founders Pointe is located in the Carrollton area of Isle of Wight County near the historic town of Smithfield, and just ten minutes to the Harbour View area of Suffolk.
                  
The Chestnut Springs Model is a coastal cottage home plan that can be built in the waterfront community, Founders Pointe, near Smithfield, Virginia.
Timeless 5 bedroom, 3.5 bath … (0 comments)

new homes suffolk: Moving to Hampton Roads & Want a New Home? Check out Founders Pointe! - 06/01/17 12:05 PM
Are you relocating to the Hampton Roads area this summer? Frustrated that there aren't more new homes available to select from? Don't worry, 84 Richmond Way in Founders Pointe is now officially BACK on the MARKET for sale! (The home was under contract for several months for a military family relocating to Virginia- now they've been reassigned to a different location) 
This Coastal Cottage style home located on 84 Richmond Way, Carrollton, VA features 5 bedroom, 3.5 baths, and is currently listed for sale with East West Realty for $559,900. The Chestnut Springs won awards for Best Kitchen and Master Bath in the recent PHBA Parade of … (0 comments)

new homes suffolk: HOME SALES are UP at The Riverfront at Harbour View! - 05/15/17 12:57 PM

Just over a month ago, East West Communities posted an article that announced the new lots in our last phase of development at The Riverfront at Harbour View were recently released for sale and there were only 28 lots remaining for sale. In the last 30 days, 8 new homes have gone under contract along with one of the new lots on River Park Drive, across the street from the river.
That's over $4 million worth of new home sales just in the last four weeks! If you're interested in building your dream home in this award winning community, you'd better hurry! … (1 comments)

new homes suffolk: Discover the Best in Waterfront Living in Gatling Pointe South - 04/07/17 11:49 AM

The Gatling Pointe Yacht Club is located where the James & Pagan Rivers meet
This stunning Traditional home pictured below is located at 20592 Seahawk Landing, in Gatling Pointe South, a waterfront community adjacent to the historic town of Smithfield, Virginia. Enjoy over 4,000 square feet of living space in this 5 bedroom, 4.5th bath home just listed for sale for $525,000 by East West Realty. Discover superior quality features in this mostly brick home originally custom built by Norman Miller Custom Builder. The Gatling Pointe Yacht Club, which overlooks the the James River, offers a second home within the community to enjoy year round. … (0 comments)

new homes suffolk: 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 suffolk: 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 suffolk: Looking for Ways to Sell More Homes in 2017? - 01/29/17 05:02 AM
Rock your way to more homes sales and make 2017 your best year yet.
Want to sell more homes this year? Then make it a goal to increase your knowledge and experience in the new homes arena. If you haven’t heard, the upcoming Hampton Roads REALTORS® Association Conference & Expo, set for April 6, has adopted a rock and roll theme for this year’s event. “Rock Your Sales in 2017” promises to be the best networking and education event of the year!
HRRA’s New Homes Council and Alpha College of Real Estate invite you to attend this year’s conference, which will take place along … (1 comments)

new homes suffolk: We've Saved the Best for Last- The Riverfront Opens Last Phase - 01/19/17 10:28 AM
Last Phase of The Riverfront at Harbour View is Now Open
Only 6 Riverfront Lots Remaining in this Award Winning Community
 
Waterfront Living at its Finest LAST of the BEST. Celebrate the very best of what The Riverfront has to offer!
Now is the time to discover the beauty of the waterfront at The Riverfront at Harbour View before it’s too late. Over 1,300 families have made the choice to but a new home in this waterfront, golf course community, but only 9 waterfront homesites remain- just 3 lakefront lots and 6 riverfront lots are available for sale. Overlooking the Nansemond and James Rivers, The Riverfront features lavish year-round … (0 comments)

new homes suffolk: 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)

 
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