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Peter, Other/Just Looking in Virginia Beach, VA

Any Advice on Buying in Ocean View?

Asked by Peter, Virginia Beach, VA Wed Jan 2, 2008

I remember that Ocean View once had a bad reputation as far as crime, etc.....

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I have lived here in O.V. three different times; Military thing......And I can say, I have seen the yester tears of drugs, hookers, etc. Not me personally...lol, but ya know what I mean. Today, A huge difference. There are nice neighborhorhoods, shopping, restaurants, the beach, free concerts on the water and the list goes on.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed May 21, 2008
Ocean View is a very ecclectic housing market. The are areas that you should avoid when considering a home purchase. Ocean View has made great strides in the past 10 years and will become Norfolk's "Gold Coast".
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Apr 23, 2008
I remember when OV had a beach boardwalk carnival and families walked and played freely all day. I also remember the pubs and stripjoints and drugs.

OV is very nice now ! I thing JB has done a decent job cleaning it up! although it does need another jump start........any ideas!!
Web Reference: http://www.whosdoingit.com
0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri Mar 7, 2008
Peter,

It truly depends of where you're looking at in ocean View. Overall Norfolk crime stats can be viewed here:
http://norfolkva.areaconnect.com/crime1.htm

Frank Biganski, Realtor ABR
(757) 303-0517
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sun Feb 24, 2008
Some parts of Ocean view are really nice and some are not quite as nice or safe. Email me for more details andjsims@yahoo.com
0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Jan 8, 2008
There are many great deals in ocean view right now. Some areas are more desirable than others, it is best to get in the car with a realtor and see what is out there. You can also get information from my web site http://www.alicesheldon.com, go to the about me section for more information on east beach.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Jan 3, 2008
I am not sure what the area is called but it is just east of Cheseapeake Blvd.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Jan 2, 2008
There are some great areas of Ocean View and some not so great areas. What area of Ocean View are you considering ?
Web Reference: http://www.MrTidewater.com
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