I've been blogging away all day, and noticed that no one has gotten to your question yet. I think a bunch of REALTORs took the day off, and someone forget to tell me! I'm not familiar with your area; so, for now, if you havenâ€™t done so already, you can start here on trulia. Simply go to the Real Estate Guides tab and type in a zip code or city/state. Best of luck and happy hunting!
It seems there aren't any other realtors in my area answering questions. I just joined today.
Suffolk is a nice area. Some of the area is getting more built up than others, but suffolk spans out to a very rural area depending on what you want. You may also want to consider Chesapeake, Isle of Wight County or even York County.
If there are any more questions you have please feel free to contact me.