Poquoson Homes and Real Estate
Poquoson Real Estate
Over the years, Poquoson has transformed from a tobacco shipping port to an agricultural and seafood industry hub and now into a diverse housing and real estate market. Most common are single family homes that vary in prices ranges but condominiums, beach homes, and townhouses are also available to potential homeowners. Popular neighborhoods and communities in Poquoson include Island Cove, The Lakes at Poquoson and Poquoson Shores.
First Time Homebuyers
If you're considering buying your first home, contact us for a free, no-obligation homebuyer consultation. We'll walk you through the steps you need to take to get into your new home, including getting pre-qualified and searching for homes that fit your needs. Our agents have a great deal of experience working with first time homebuyers and can help make the process easy and fun. They will connect you with our mortgage team who will help you get prequalified, and will help you explore the various options available in Poquoson, including traditional homes, townhouses, and even new construction homes.
Living in Poquoson
With its perfect combination of mild seasons, ample outdoor activities, small-town atmosphere, excellent school system, and easy access to the cultural attractions and job opportunities that the Peninsula has to offer, Poquoson is an ideal community for homeowners. While seemingly far from the hustle and bustle of the nearby cities, the peaceful serentity of Poquoson allows residents a comfortable blend of nearby city life amenities and quiet comfort and seclusion.
There are many yearly festivals and events throughout the Hampton Roads and Peninsula area one of which includes the Poquoson Seafood Festival. This annual event takes place every Octobers and is the biggest in Poquoson and includes live music, shops, food, crafts, kids entertainment, rides, and fireworks.
In addition to the community event and activities that spark the interest of tourists and residents, Poquoson continues to attract new residents with its proximity to major employment sites inclluding military bases, NASA, and the Newport News Shipyard. Additionally, the extremely low crime rates and the consistently highly ranked Poquoson School System is a testament to the sound values and common interest in the well being of the City and their families.
The current city of Poquoson is a remnant of a larger area known from the first days of settlement in the early 17th century by English colonists as the New Poquoson Parish of the Church of England. Named by the local Native American tribes that inhabited the area prior to colonization and the arrival of the English in the 17th century, Poquoson is one of the oldest continuously named cities in Virginia and roughly translates to “great marsh” or “flat land.”