waterfront communities hampton roads: Were You Meant to Live by the Water? Now You Can in Gatling Pointe - 04/28/19 04:03 AM

Discover the best in waterfront living in Gatling Pointe, a waterfront community with a neighborhood yacht club & marina with resort style amenities located adjacent to the town of Smithfield, Virginia. 110 James Landing Court North offers a truly unique opportunity to own an impressive Transitional style home and be near the waterfront. Walk to your boat from this highly elevated cul-de-sac lot which also offers distant views of the James and Pagan Rivers. Currently listed with East West Realty for only $459,900, you can enjoy waterfront living right outside your back door!
110 James Landing Court North, Smithfield, Virginia- $459,900
Four or five bedroom home offers approximately 3,200 … (1 comments)

waterfront communities hampton roads: New Ranch Model Open House This Weekend at Founders Pointe - 09/15/17 01:38 PM
1205 FOUNDERS POINTE TRAIL, Carrollton, Virginia
Brand new ranch style home by  ORE BUILDERS
• Located in award winning waterfront community, Founders Pointe, twice selected "Community of the Year" by the Peninsula Housing Builders Association
• Craftsman Cottage first floor living style home, hardiplank exterior, vinyl wrapped trim
• Engineered wood floors cover the main floor areas, ceramic tile bathrooms, custom trim details
• Large kitchen island, gas range, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances including the  refrigerator, and security system
• 2619 square feet of living space includes the 4th bedroom over the garage and the fifth, flex room on the second floor and the third bath.

waterfront communities hampton roads: Don't Fear the Building Process - 6 Tips to Building a New Home Today - 09/08/17 05:01 AM
Six Planning Tips to Avoid a New Homes Construction Nightmare 
Have you ever heard your clients comment that they are weary of building a new home because they’ve heard horror stories about what happened to a friend who built many years ago? Building a new home may be exactly what your buyer wants  and needs to achieve their dream home.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: 
Be sure to select a highly reputable builder that has a proven track record … (3 comments)

waterfront communities hampton roads: 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)

waterfront communities hampton roads: Sneak Preview Weekend for the Parade of Homes Draws Over 400 Visitors - 08/23/16 02:30 AM

The Dusty Boots Sneak Preview Weekend at Founders Pointe for the upcoming PHBA Parade of Homes event was a huge success. Over 400 visitors came out to tour the eight new homes currently under construction on the Parade of Homes cul-de-sac which backs up to the lake surrounding the Residents' Club amenity complex.
"We were pleasantly surprised to see so many people coming out just to see the homes in this stage," said Billy Birdsong of Birdsong Builders. "The first couple that we talked to was from Poquoson, and we met families from all over Hampton Roads." Randy Lenz, Russ & Sheila Hohmann, Les Ore, Ricky … (1 comments)

waterfront communities hampton roads: Love Where You Live- Founders Pointe Residents' Club Makes It Easy - 01/06/16 09:51 PM
First-Class Fun, a Differential Advantage
Back in 1973, when the visionary founders of East West Communities blazed the trail for resort-style residential neighborhood design, they’d challenged the status quo: Why not build first-class vacation-type amenities, such as luxurious pools, water parks, golf courses, club houses, waterfront amphitheaters and nature trails, to enrich the everyday experience for individuals and growing families right at home? Why not provide opportunities for neighbors to build relationships through a diverse array of shared interests ranging from peaceful reflection to sports and physical activity to playtime and celebratory parties throughout the year?
What a concept. But the inanimate … (0 comments)

waterfront communities hampton roads: Visit Founders Pointe This Weekend, Tour 3 Furnished Model Homes - 08/28/15 05:42 AM
Relocating to the Hampton Roads area of Virginia? Check out our Furnished Model Homes This Weekend in Founders Pointe! Located just 10 minutes to historic Smithfield, andonly 10 minutes to I-664 (Harbour View) and the Peninsula. Discover Quality Custom Homes and Resort Style Amenites in this Award Winning Waterfront Community.
Founders Pointe is located on Batten Bay, along the shores of the James River. Residents enjoy three miles of trails and walkways, including a community pier which offers panoramic views and access to the water. The Founders Pointe Residents' Club also offers a resort style swimming pool with a 112' water slide, … (0 comments)

waterfront communities 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)

waterfront communities hampton roads: Can't Find the Right Home? See our New Homes Today in Founders Pointe - 07/14/15 05:06 AM

Now's a great time to go shopping for a new home at Founders Pointe- a waterfront community with quality custom homes and resort style amenities located just ten minutes from historic Smithfield, Virginia. You'll discover top of the line quality features and innovative floor plans in Founders Pointe.
Over 200 families have chosen to move to Founders Pointe since our Grand Opening for many reasons. Residents enjoy swimming at the lakefront pool complex, jogging along one of our asphalt trails, or kayaking from our Observation Pier which overlooks Batten Bay and the James River.
Visit www.founderspointe.com to find out more about the central … (2 comments)

waterfront communities hampton roads: Residents Enjoy Summer Fun at The Riverfront at Harbour View - 07/11/15 12:04 AM
Summer is in full swing here and there is nothing like spending it at The Riverfront Swim Club located in The Riverfront at Harbour View community in Suffolk, VA. There’s fun for all ages, including the East West Barracudas’ Swim Team, KiDZ ZoNeS, Dive-In Movie Nights, Cheers, Poolside Bingo, Late Night Lakeside (at the infinity edge pool), Teen Time and so much more. Here are the Swim Club Summer 2015 brochure and our Summer Camp brochure. Check out the active summer our club members are enjoying… so much fun to be had by the whole family!
The Riverfront at Harbour View is a waterfront, golf … (0 comments)

waterfront communities 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)

waterfront communities hampton roads: Founders Pointe Features Resort Style Amenities & Waterfront lots - 12/10/14 04:09 AM
Discover the best in resort style neighborhood amenities at Founders Pointe, a waterfront community in the Hampton Roads area, in Isle of Wight County near Smithfield, Virginia. Residents enjoy a lakefront Residents' Club and pool complex, playground, three miles of trails and sidewalks, and an 844' Observation Pier that overlooks Batten Bay and the James River.

Founders Pointe is located to the southeast of the James River Bridge and just west of the Monitor-Merrimac Bridge tunnel. Founders Pointe is just 10 minutes to the Peninsula, I-664, and only 25 minutes to Downtown Norfolk. It is also only 40 minutes … (0 comments)

waterfront communities hampton roads: Economists Predict a Strong Year for Housing in 2015 - 11/12/14 08:31 PM

Economists Predict a Strong Year for Housing in 2015
An improving economy, low mortgage rates, larger household formations, and pent-up demand will help increase single family home production in 2015, according to economists who participated in the NAHB Fall Construction Forecast Webinar last month. A recent article in Floor Daily highlights the reasons for this optimism and more positive news for the new home industry
The National Association of Home Builders' Chief Economist David Crowe said, "Single-family builders are feeling good. They are not overly confident, but confident enough to keep moving forward". Crowe added that the single family housing will finish … (2 comments)

waterfront communities hampton roads: Homearama People's Choice Award Winners Announced - 11/07/14 09:47 PM

People's Choice Award Winners for the 2014 HomeArama Announced
The award winners for the 2014 Homearama, the annual model home extravaganza put on by the Tidewater Builders Association, were announced yesterday. Seven fully furnished model homes were built and thousands of visitors voted for their favorite in six different categories, including for their Favorite Home in the Show.
Sasser Construction took first place in five of the six categories, including Favorite House, Favorite Kitchen, Favorite Interior Design, Favorite Outdoor Living Space, and Favorite Landscaping. Sasser also finished in second place for Favorite Master Suite. (The results are shown at the end … (2 comments)

waterfront communities hampton roads: 10 New Homes, 2 Award Winning Waterfront Communities, 1 Weekend - 10/03/14 11:05 PM

Discover 10 quality new homes in two award winning waterfront communities this weekend in Founders Pointe and The Riverfront at Harbour View, located just 12 minutes apart. Founders Pointe is located in the Carrollton area of Isle of Wight County, located ten minutes from the historic town of Smithfield, Virginia. The Riverfront at Harbour View is located in the northern part of Suffolk and both communities are convenient to both the Peninsula and southside Hampton Roads.
East West Communities, the developer of both Founders Pointe and The Riverfront, is celebrating its 25th year anniversary in the Hampton … (0 comments)

waterfront communities hampton roads: New Craftsman Cottage homes by Sasser Construction in Founders Pointe - 09/10/14 07:50 PM

Have you been looking for the right home and can't find what you're looking for? Have you been staying in that older home for several years longer than you wanted? Hoping to find a builder and a new home plan that offers you the open floor plan and quality that you demand? Discover innovative floor plans at Founders Pointe with the interior layouts perfect for today's families combined with the detailed exteriors reminiscent of older homes from the past.
The new Craftsman and Coastal Cottage portfolio by Sasser Construction in Founders Pointe features larger Kitchens and Family Room areas, convenient drop zones, … (0 comments)

waterfront communities hampton roads: Harbour View Continues to Attract the Navy's Attention - 04/14/14 10:12 PM

Navy Continues to Seek More Commercial Space in the Harbour View Area of Suffolk (Located in the center of the Hampton Roads region of Virginia)
The Suffolk News Herald reports today that the "the Navy has expressed interest in the North Suffolk, VA building across from the former U.S. Joint Forces Command site"....Harbour View is already "the home to the Navy's Joint and Coalition Warfighting, three other technology-related commands and part of a fourth technology-related command...The technologically advanced building features high speed direct fiber optic connectivity and a dedicated generator farm and energy design." The new building would provide space for an additional … (0 comments)

waterfront communities hampton roads: East West Celebrates 25 Years of Achievement in the Hampton Roads area - 10/10/13 12:21 AM
East West Communities Celebrating 25 Years of Building “Hampton Roads' Best Places to Live and Play” and 40th Year in Virginia 
Virginia-based developer East West Communities is pleased to announce and celebrate 25 years of creating resort-style planned communities in the Hampton Roads area. East West is also celebrating its 40th year of developing quality neighborhoods in Virginia and five other states. 
The company’s mission has been to offer the ultimate recreational lifestyle for its residents with environmental sensitivity and innovative housing designs. East West has developed 25 communities with over 20,000 residents along the East Coast—with six communities in the Hampton Roads area: 
1988 … (0 comments)

waterfront communities hampton roads: Testimonials help sell Founders Pointe near Smithfield, Virginia - 09/18/12 11:41 AM
At Founders Pointe, the residents enjoy more than just a quality custom home privately located in a waterfront community, nicely removed from the congestion of the surrounding cities in Hampton Roads. They enjoy all of the fun activities at their neighborhood clubhouse- the Founders Pointe Residents' Club. Founders Pointe is a new waterfront community in Isle of Wight County, VA, near the historic town of Smithfield. This spring/summer, they've enjoyed numerous parties, socials, and good old fashioned fun. The year kicked off with the polar bear plunge (brave souls who slid down the 112' water slide on New Year's Day). Then … (2 comments)

waterfront communities hampton roads: Why are New Home Sales Up at The Riverfront and Founders Pointe? - 02/02/12 01:36 AM
We’re off to a great start for new homes sales to the new year in 2012! East West Realty reports six new home sales in January at The Riverfront community in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. SALES ARE UP! Our quality new homes are appealing to relocating buyers looking for more than just a house- they want a quality home in a neighborhood that offers more resort style amenities and a sense of community. They're pickier about the quality features in a new home and about the community they select. (To see my reasons why homebuyers should consider a new home today, check out my 5 Reasons … (2 comments)

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