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Thu Jan 30, 2014
Jackie Gonzalez answered:
That's great! What area you're interested in moving to? What' your price range?
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Mon Apr 16, 2012
Mike Stawizky answered:
Don,
Yes it's getting very busy in my location. I've had an increase in buyers this year so far. People are getting confident.

Best Regards,
Mike Stawizky
Keller Williams Realty
Commerce Market Center
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Tue Dec 7, 2010
Marla McWilliams-Lopez answered:
When you are thinking of buying, consult with everyone involved in your life, your loved ones and YOURSELF.... When it comes to the financial end of it, consult an accountant or financial adviser. When figuring out the price range you should be in, consult a bank or lender. Looking for a particular area? Do some research into demographics and weather....

When you're ready to make the purchase based on the above information, consult with a local FULL TIME Realtor and you'll be set!

Good Luck!
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Sun Jun 17, 2012
Drew Hitt answered:
I believe agents cannot give recommendations as far as what elementary schools are the best. Maybe some of the people out there can take off their real estate agent hats and answer as moms.

Also a quick google search will probably give you a good answer too.

My daughter isn't in school yet, so I can't help ya on that one.

-Drew
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Fri Oct 12, 2012
Diane Ragsdale answered:
Try going to vbgov.com. Check the crime stats. I recommend you drive it at different times to see how quiet or busy it might become on weekends, evenings. Look at the overall care as pride in one's home says a lot! Do people seem to enjoy walking their dogs or stroll their kids, jog? Do your observations and fact finding on the internet and I am sure you will be able to determine if it is a fit for you.

If you would like to view any over there, I would be happy to work with you!
Diane Ragsdale, Realtor
681-5161
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Fri Mar 12, 2010
Bill Eckler answered:
Vb

Thank you for the information and your insight........

Regardless of the state of the economy, real estate conditions, or home values the market has and will always be driven by the buyer. They will establish what is reasonable and how much the market will decline. ... more
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Mon Feb 22, 2010
Mike Grandelli answered:
I recently spoke with a new buyer who was frustrated when she searched a neighborhood on different websites. She said "They all have the same houses...why is that?" The answer, of course, was "Because those are the ones that are for sale!". I think you're experiencing something similar, you're not finding recent sales, because there have not been any, or at least very few. I researched that neighborhood, Linkhorn Crest, and found that there were 3 sales in 2008, none so far in 2009. There are 7 active listings right now.
In this price range in Northern Virginia Beach, there are 161 active listings...approximately 10 sales occur each month. Too many homes for sale...not enough buyers to purchase them all.
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Tue Jun 17, 2008
Frank Biganski answered:
Stacia,

It depends when you filed bankruptcy but if it was recently, you won't be able to use conventioanl lenders for your mortgage until atfer a year's time has passed.

Frank Biganski, Realtor ABR ... more
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Mon May 9, 2016
Sandy Shores answered:
As the real estate market is cyclical, our market is ever changing. Today, more than ever there are many potential tenants with credit issues, looking at renting properties People have foreclosures, bankruptcies and the like on their credit reports.

Every owner and apartment complex is a bit different on their policy on what they are looking for in an ideal tenant. However, in some areas of the country there are a surplus of properties and apartments available for rent. So, many are offering free rent for a month, low or no security deposits and similar enticements. And, some have eased up considerably on their credit scoring criteria. Each tenant should be considered on an individual basis.

You may want to check with the apartment complexes you have an interest in, tell them your situation and have them let you know if they can work with you.

Best of luck to you!
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Thu Jan 14, 2010
Carrie answered:
Look at a map, the check the listings for that zip.
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Sun Nov 8, 2009
Ken Herrera Group answered:
Hello Jack,

What exactly are you asking about Virginia Beach? How may we be of service?
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Sun Dec 5, 2010
Irene Morales Ward answered:
I love Sandbridge...about 20 miles south of Virginia Beach but very accessible. It's away from all the hub-bub but close to everything - golf, kayaking, beach, VA Marine Museum, Williamsburg, etc. They have gorgeous waterfront lots on the bayside (Back Bay) and because the Outerbanks are so narrow, you only have about a 2 block walk to the ocean. The beach has just been restored and it's beautiful with the Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge and False Cape State Park preserving the area from further development.

I found this link below with a live feed to listings for you...Good luck!
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