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When looking for your next home, car owners need to remember their vehicles. Although the property, neighborhood and interior are important, parking can become an issue if not addressed during the home search process. Take the time to consider the options and choose what type car homes are acceptable for your vehicles.
This month's recent addition of tolls to both the Midtown and Downtown tunnels leading in and out of Portsmouth may leave some area residents wondering why they should venture into this city. Aside from driving into Portsmouth for business reasons, there are a variety of reasons why this city is worth the tolls and the trip.
When relocating to Hampton Roads, military members may wonder if they should opt for military housing or a home of their own. There are plusses for both of these options, so which works best for you?
When leaving Hampton Roads for other opportunities, homeowners must decide what to do with their homes. Selling could be right for some, while renting could be the way to go for others. It all depends on specific circumstances, needs and goals.
You can love where you live this Valentine's Day when you reside in Hampton Roads, Virginia. This part of the Commonwealth offers friendly people, a strong economy, fun places to go and beautiful scenery. Homes here are in plentiful supply and can be found at reasonable prices. Come to the Tidewater area when you're ready to have your heart skip a beat over a residence... or two.
Waiting for spring can seem endless on cold, winter days. But wait no longer! Usher spring into your home a little early this year and the cheery feelings to go along with it.
As the Winter Olympics are about to begin, one could compare them to house hunting. But by taking a few steps, you won't need to consider buying a home to an Olympic event. This experience doesn't have to be rigorous, with the right help and preparation all can go well.
When moving into Hampton Roads, one may wonder- is Chesapeake the best place to move my family? While the answer to this question is different for everyone, there are many aspects that can help newcomers make the most informed decisions. Are good schools a key factor? How about shopping and entertainment? Close proximity to interstates and being able easily access other parts of Virginia and beyond may be critical in regards to long-term happiness. Determining what is most important to you in your new area is part of the process.
Last week's snowfall wasn't even cleared when Hampton Roads got several inches more of snow yesterday. And in this part of Virginia where such amounts of the wintery white stuff is rare, many things come to a grinding halt. But everything about snow doesn't have to be bad; there can be several reasons to enjoy this form of precipitation.
Are you tied of throwing your money away on rent? Considering buying a home or putting your hard-earned money towards another large purchase? Check out some areas where your cash could go instead of paying monthly rent.
Four places your money could go each month instead of paying rent:
Winter can be the season for fun in Hampton Roads, even though the temperatures can get down right chilly. Take a look at some of the many happenings across southeastern Virginia to see what's going on in your neck of the woods.
When temperatures dip, there are plenty of ways for industrious homeowners to easily and economically improve their homes. There's no need to call for outside help; just buckle down and tackle any areas that could use some TLC.
The recent blast of polar air can make anyone see the difference an energy-efficient home in Hampton Roads can make. Those without proper insulation can feel the effects in any type of severe temperature fluctuations, but that's only the beginning of the importance of improving residential energy efficiency. Even though initial costs may seem steep, these improvements can add value in various ways.
The Pantone color of the year for 2014 is Radiant Orchid. How can you use this bold hue to add a fresh look to your home? Don't feel like you need to cover every wall and surface with this bright color. There are ways to seamlessly incorporate such a shade for even color-shy homeowners.
If you've been thinking that 2014 could be the year for you to become a homeowner, there are a few resolutions that could help. Take your ambitions seriously this year to get the results you want.
Now is the time of year for giving big, and who better to lavish gifts on than homeowners who hold a special place in your heart? Sometimes these folks are too consumed with decorating or maintaining their homes that they could use some nice presents. When you want to surprise that special homeowner in your life, find out how to make a lasting impression.
If you have a new home in Hampton Roads this year, consider spending the holidays there. Forgo the trip to grandma's or your in-law's and enjoy Christmas, Kwanzaa and/or New Year's in your new residence. Having a home of your own means you can continue or begin your own holiday traditions with those you love.
Prep the garden of your home in Hampton Roads with a few tips to ensure its beauty in warmer seasons. While the temperatures may feel chilly to us, many types of plants use this time of year to establish themselves and grow strong. Take advantage of this season; your garden will thank you with beautiful blooms.
House hunting during the holidays can be fun and productive. This time of year is not only great for family gatherings, shopping and baking, it can also be an excellent time to find and buy homes. Find out what the pros and cons are when looking for homes during the winter, so you can have the best experience possible.
Thanksgiving can be wonderful when you enjoy this holiday in your own home and neighborhood. Forgo the rushing around in exchange for some quiet fun in your own space. Look into all the activities that can be done to make this day special on your home turf.
Living in a home in Hampton Roads is something to give thanks for, and there are four main reasons for that. This season is about giving thanks, and residing in this area is why that's quite easy to do.
This is the time of year that a home fireplace becomes more than a feature; it becomes a gathering spot. Make sure to practice fireplace safety, and maintain those focal points with a few simple steps. Keep those home fires burning during the coldest months to lower utility bills while creating a welcoming ambiance.
As Veterans Day approaches, service members may be interested to know just what types of homes may work best for them and their families. There's nothing quite like the amazing feeling knowing you've chosen the right home; all of our military members deserve to feel that way.
Autumn in Hampton Roads can be wonderful, and there are some features in the home that make it even better. So stick around the house this season to enjoy all the comforts of home.