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Hampton- the Right Peninsula City for You?

Moving to the Virginia Peninsula? Hampton could be the right city for you! There is so much to do and so many places to go. Housing is affordable and plentiful too. Check out all the reasons this waterfront city could be the right fit.

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What to Look Forward to in Hampton Roads

The long winter may have residents looking at travel brochures, but there's no need! Hampton Roads has so much to look forward to over the next several months that cabin fever won't be an issue for long.

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Checklist for Home Spring Gardens in Hampton Roads

Every home gardener looks forward to spring, but this time of year also comes with a list of chores that should be done around the yard. Even if you need a jacket, it's best not to put these duties off if you want a beautiful garden the rest of the year.

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SimonHouses.com Ends Fruitless, Online Home Searches

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Five Reasons Why Portsmouth is Worth Paying Tolls

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.

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Military Housing or a Home of Your Own- Which is Better?

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?

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You’re Moving Out of Hampton Roads- What About Your Home?

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.

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Love Where You Live in Hampton Roads, Virginia

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.

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Is Chesapeake the Best City in Hampton Roads for You and Your Family?

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.

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Warming up to the Idea of Snow in Hampton Roads, Virginia

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.

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Fun Things to do This Winter in Hampton Roads

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.

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Three Ways Why an Energy-Efficient Home in Hampton Roads is the Way to go

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.

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Spending the Holidays in Your New Home

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.

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Late Fall Tips for a Beautiful Home Garden in Hampton Roads

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.

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Successful House Hunting This Holiday Season

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.

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Enjoy Your Neighborhood This Thanksgiving

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.

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Four Reasons to Give Thanks for Living in Hampton Roads This Season

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.

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Home Features to Love This Time of Year in Hampton Roads

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.

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Buying a Second Home in Hampton Roads This Fall

Fall can be the ideal time to buy a second home in Hampton Roads. Most vacationers have gone, and some owners of vacation homes have listed their homes for sale. As the weather cools down, second home sales can heat up for buyers looking for deals.

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Enjoying Fall in Hampton Roads

Fall in love with Hampton Roads all over again this autumn. This time of year gives residents even more fun things to do to enjoy all this area offers.

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When the Right House May be a Condo in Hampton Roads

Searching for that new house in Hampton Roads? A condo may be the right fit. When some house hunters begin their search, they may have visions of white picket fences and single-family houses. But upon closer inspection, it can become clear that condos may be the ideal alternative for many of today's buyers. Take a look to see what condos offer that houses typically don't.

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Spotlight on Homes in the North End of Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach homes in the North End, one of the city's premier neighborhoods, are perfect for all types of buyers. This coastal community is nestled along the Atlantic Ocean, making it a truly scenic setting. Located in Virginia Beach's northeast corner, residents of this area can easily commute to Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story. Living the relaxing beach lifestyle can be as easy as moving to this part of town.

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Staging Your Home to Sell in Late Summer

Staging your home in late summer is critical to getting those offers. Contrary to popular belief, there are still buyers house hunting in late summer; it's your job as the seller to get their attention. Not every buyer wants to get in a home before Labor Day; some have the luxury of time, but still want to find a home before interest rates go up much more. Capture the right buyer's interest, and a sale can be in your near future.

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Buying a Home With a View in Hampton Roads

Want a home with a view in Hampton Roads? Rivers, lakes and the beach - the scenery of this area just begs to be seen from your new residence. The view you wake up to can even help determine what type of day you will have. Add these up over a lifetime and one could say a view could really impact the way a person perceives life. Don't you want to see all the best that life offers?

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Summer Flowers for Beautiful Home Gardens in Hampton Roads

As beautiful as some homes are in Hampton Roads, they can always be enhanced with thriving summer flowers. Even those who don't possess green thumbs can work their magic in the garden and make nice homes look even better. Check out just a sampling of some of the wonderful varieties of posies that work well in the rich soil of southeast Virginia.

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