The Red Mill Neighborhood

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Nimmo Church

Red Mill is a very sought-after area in Virginia Beach! It has a very Virginia Beach feel to it. On the East end is the Lagomar neighborhood and the Back Bay Wildlife Refuge. North is Dam Neck Estates, Pine Meadows and Dam Neck Road. On the West is the Strawbridge neighborhood, Mathews Green and Strawbridge Marketplace. South is Heritage Park and Hell’s Point Golf Club. Access to Interstate 264 is way up North via General Booth Blvd to Oceana Blvd or straight up London Bridge Rd. The Virginia Beach Oceanfront is minutes away, up General Booth Blvd! The Pungo neighborhood is close, and Sandbridge is a tourist beach not far away.You’re in luck if you like parks! All of Virginia Beach is park heavy! Including the area around Red Mill. Red Mill Farms Park is a huge park with 2 baseball diamonds on Sandbridge Rd. Nimmo Church is a beautiful old church that serves as a landmark for the locals. ClickSeeButton.pngThe Nimmo Meeting House for the church was built in 1791 which later became the sanctuary. The Strawbridge Neighborhood Park and the Ocean Lakes East Neighborhood Park both have great playgrounds for children to play! Ocean Lakes North Park is essentially a field. Culver Park has a nice playground and tennis courts!

There is tons of shopping, dining and entertainment in the area! Get your groceries at Food Lion, Walmart, Target, Farm Fresh or Harris Teeter. There is a nice mix of common and uncommon dining options. Check out Chipotle’s, Tropical Smoothie Cafe, Firehouse Subs, Chili’s, Schlotzsky’s, Outback Steakhouse, McDonald’s and Panera Bread. But you could also look into these more unique restaurants: Primo Pizzaria, Lago Mar Pizza, Hip Hops Grill, Chowboy Republic, Rigoletto Italian Bakery and Cafe, Masola Bites, Boardwok and Volcano Sushi Bar! Don’t forget all the Starbucks on every block. other businesses include CVS, OfficeMax, HomeGoods, Michaels, T.J. Maxx, Home Depot, Coastal Edge, Dollar Tree and Regal Cinemas Strawbridge. Nightlife includes many of the restaurants and also includes A.J. Gators, Kelly’s Tavern, FIREBREW Bar & Grill, and Whiskey Kitchen!
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Interested in health spots? You are in luck! There is 9Round Fitness, Fitness Together, Anytime Fitness, Orangetheory Fitness, iNLeT Fitness South, Princess Anne Recreation Center, Changing Lives Martial Arts Red Mill Walk, Natural Balance Spa & Yoga, Bayside Yoga Barre, Get In Shape For Women, GNC, Fat Frogs Bike & Fitness and Natural Balance Spa & Yoga!

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You get the idea! There is a large amount of every kind of store here. This doesn’t detract from how calm and pleasant the neighborhoods are here.

I would love to show you more about Red Mill! I can get you in to see any of the homes for sale here. I can call the listing agent and schedule a showing for you. And I can help you negotiate your price and terms! If you would like more information, please fill out the form on the right and let’s get started!

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The Ghent Neighborhood

Ghent: The HagueGhent is a fantastic area! There is always something happening here! On the South end,the Hague is a picturesque body of water with an arching land mass with high end homes lining the shore. The Hague also provides an unobstructed, beautiful view of the Chrysler Museum. Monticello Ave runs the length of the eastern side. The North end of the neighborhood has some interesting boundaries.  23rd street is listed on Google as the last street included in Ghent. There’s Jeff Robertson Park, Weyanoke Bird and Wildlife Sanctuary, Lambert’s Creek and the Mallory Country Club. Access to Interstate 264 is going to be straight down Brambleton Ave. Locals will know to turn right onto Waterside Drive which also heads right out to I264. Trying to head North to Interstate 64 or 564? Your best option is to head up Granby to one of the many entrances. Trying to get to Naval Station Norfolk? Head right on up Hampton Boulevard.

Button with Click here to see homes in this neighborhoodThe Weyanoke Bird and Wildlife Sanctuary was established in 1979 when Audubon members noticed a Purple Gallinule on the land. This was such a super rare visitor to our area, the Norfolk and Southern Railroad gave the land to the Cape Henry Audubon Society. Many birds frequent the park because it’s neighbor, Lamberts Creek is a wonderful place for them to feed. Ghent is park-rich with Jeff Robertson Park, Westover Memorial Park, Graydon Park, Redgate Playground, Yellow Fever Park, Greenway Court Park, Medical Center Park, EVMS Greenspace,  Raleigh Avenue Playground, Riverside Park, Beechwood Park, Botetourt Gardens, Ghent Dog Park, Van Wyck Mews, and Olney Road Park. The residence of Ghent are serious about their parks!

Front of Fairgrounds Coffee in GhentAll of the coolest, hippest businesses are in the area. There’s several Starbucks of course. If you like independent coffeehouses, Fairgrounds coffee is on Colley Ave. Shopping is eclectic. Enjoy large grocery stores, Harris Teeter, Farm Fresh and Fresh Market.  Colley avenue has the Naro Cinema. They play a mix of independent films and oldies. The Ghent neighborhood has plenty to offer in the way of restaurants! There’s Chipotles, YNot, No Frill Bar & Grill, Noodles and Company, Kelly’s Tavern, IHOP, The Skinny Dip, Luna Maya, Papa John’s, Subway, 7-Eleven, Chanellos. Don’t forget about The Taphouse, Red Dog Saloon, Colley Cantina, Peck and Pour, Norfolk Coffee and Tea Company and Doumars! Doumars is a local landmark that has been around since 1904 known for its barbecue and ice cream cones!

The schools for the area are W.H. Taylor Elementary SchoolBlair Middle School, and Maury High School. Old Dominion University is quite close by. That opens up a bunch more opportunities for food and nightlife. Ghent is a very popular neighborhood with alumni and professors!

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I would love to show you more about this neighborhood! I can get you in to see any of the homes for sale here. I can call the listing agent and schedule a showing for you. And I can help you negotiate your price and terms! If you would like more information, please fill out the form on the right and let’s get started!

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What Would You Do With One Million Dollars?

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What Could You Do With One Million?

Listing and selling properties for our clientele is the mainframe of our business at EXIT Realty with one special feature added; sponsoring! Our salespeople have a unique advantage to earn huge revenues from helping to build the company. Here’s how: If John sponsors Mary into EXIT Realty whereby she is recruited by management as a sales agent and she, for example, generates $100,000 in gross earnings annually, he receives an mount equivalent to 10% of this as a special bonus paid out by EXIT Realty Corp. International as her transactions close. This amounts to $10,000 for that year and would total $100,000 in 10 years. If John sponsors in nine others with the same sales production (again as an example), his bonuses would amount to $1,000,000 in that same time frame, and that’s on top of his own commissions! Could you do anything with this?

WHAT ARE THE CHANCES f you having $1,000,000 in the bank in 10 years based on what you’re presently doing?

Call 757-466-1009 and ask for Ronda for a discreet appointment!

Meet Denise Phipps REALTOR®

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Meet Denise Phipps

I am a Real Estate Entrepreneur. I am a professionally trained real estate investor with over 20 years of experience in rehabbing properties, selling retail, and property management. I love working with people and helping them to accomplish their goals in real estate.

Whether you are a seller looking to move a property in excellent condition or you need to sell a property in AS-IS condition, I can assist you with your marketing needs. I have a private resource database of investors, buyers and sellers from many years of being involved in the business of real estate.

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Exit Realty Central

I LOVE WHAT DO!!! CALL ME WHETHER LOOKING TO SELL OR BUY. I AM A FULL TIME REALTOR,

READY TO HELP YOU WITH YOUR REAL ESTATE NEEDS!!!

The Most Important Strategy For Selling Your Home…

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When it is time to sell your home, you want to price it to yield as much return as possible. Pricing strategy is one of the most important elements in selling your home.
A market analysis of your home will help you determine value. This involves analyzing the current competition–other like properties currently on the market. I’ll look at properties that have already sold, to determine what people have been willing to pay for similar properties. I will also analyze properties that haven’t sold, some of which are overpriced.

The goal is to price the property accurately for the marketplace. You don’t want to leave money on the table, but you don’t want to overprice your home either. If you overprice the property, you risk having your home sit on the market. Then you may have to drop the price below what you could have received if it had been priced correctly to begin with. Upon seeing a home that is fairly priced, most motivated buyers offer full or almost full price.

When you are ready to sell, I’ll be happy to stop by for a quick view of your home. Together we will price it to sell for top dollar, in the shortest amount of time, with the least amount of inconvenience to you! Please call us at 757-466-1009 and let’s get started!

Meet Andrew Nichols, Realtor®

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Andrew Nichols with Exit Realty Central

Exit Realty Central LogoI am Andrew Nichols, a life-long native of the Hampton Roads area. My father arrived here by way of the military and resided in Norfolk, much like many of us. I have live in four cities on the Southside and have a personal understanding and feel of the whole area. I bring to the table, 20 years of experience as a Realtor, Mortgage Banker, and Real Estate investor. Working on different sides of Real Estate brings great value to your experience and benefit with me on your team.
I have a great understanding of customer service and negotiation with the right attitude and persistence to achieve positive results for my clients, whether buying or selling.
I look forward in taking you “All the way Home”.
Call me direct at 757 439 4912.
Andrew Nichols

Office Phone: 757-466-1009
Cell Phone: 757-439-4912

Call Andrew Nichols at 757-439-4912 and get started!

EXIT Sells Your Home

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EXIT Realty Sells Your Home Faster

EXIT Agents have a huge advantage in selling your house faster and for more money! Our site gathers tons of buyers from all over Coastal Virginia! This is great for you because we get more buyers which turns into more offers, which turns into better price, a faster sale and better terms and conditions for you! Our broker is generous and makes eListings available to us! It is an extremely effective marketing tool which generates beautiful social media friendly marketing pieces including downloadable fliers, virtual house tours, websites, digital magazines and QR codes! All the hard work of making it beautiful is done already. So your EXIT Realty Central REALTOR® spends most of their time looking for buyers for you!

Some real estate companies in Coastal Virginia offer to sell your house for a lower fee. And we totally understand the desire to pay less in fees. But would you rather pay less or end up with more money in your pocket? In today’s market, we are getting multiple offers, many of them are above asking price! Having a well trained REALTOR® is worth it in so many ways.

We do the traditional marketing that other agents do, because that is expected of us so often. But we recognized early on that the trend was shifting. The percentage of buyers going online to find their next home has been closing in on 100 percent for a while now. Most real estate companies are scrambling to get their properties onto the various real estate websites out there. We are already there of course. But we are head and shoulders above the rest thanks to our online marketing system!

Would you like to get information about your home? How much could you sell your home for? Could you rent it out AND buy a new one? Have the prices in your neighborhood skyrocketed or plummeted? We have the data! With just a little bit of information we can get that right to you! No obligation! We are happy to do it for you!

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The Poplar Hall Neighborhood In Norfolk

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Poplar Hall Houses For Sale

Poplar Hall is a very nice neighborhood close to Interstate 64 and Interstate 264. (The Interchange) It’s bounded on the west by Broad Creek and the east by Military Hwy. It has access to Virginia Beach Blvd and is fenced in on the south by Interstate 264 and a branch of Broad Creek. Exits from the neighborhood are on Military Hwy and Virginia Beach Blvd. There is also a little known bridge across Interstate 264 to the south! Commuting is simple with such easy access to 2 interstates and Military Hwy.

The median home in Poplar Hall is $175,000 with the low end coming in at $111,000 and the high end coming in at $375,000. (2015-2016) Average days on market for listings at the time of this article was 51 days which is healthy. A lot of homes here were built right before 1960. So this is definitely an established neighborhood. There are a number of newer homes down by the water. And as always, in Coastal Virginia, houses are being torn down to build new ones.

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Steve Morris and Tami Bonnell Rank Among the Most Powerful and Influential People in Residential Real Estate

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Once again, the Swanepoel Power 200 has named EXIT Realty Corp. International Founder and Chairman, Steve Morris, and CEO, Tami Bonnell, among the top movers and shakers in the real estate industry.

Among the Top 200 Most Powerful People in Residential Real Estate 2017, Morris ranked #44 and Bonnell #66.  Among the SP200 Corporate Executives, Morris ranked #20 and among the SP200 Women Leaders, Bonnell ranked #13.

According to Stefan Swanepoel, real estate industry trend-watcher, the Swanepoel Power 200 “is not a popularity contest. It is not based only on a single criterion such as head count, office count or revenue. And it is never ‘pay to play’.”

The website goes on to state, “Leaders are evaluated based on their personal influence, tenure, office, decision-making power, the financial resources at their disposal, their company or organization’s industry significance and geographic reach, and public announcements about pending changes.”

Have you noticed yet? Bad leadership creates a bad atmosphere. We are super proud of our leadership here at EXIT Realty Central. We are extremely fond of our franchise leadership, and regional leadership! And our International leaders are always approachable and take time to make you feel welcome. This lends to our perception as EXIT as a family. We definitely feel like we are part of a bigger something. If you would like to see for yourself, call Ronda Morrison at 757-466-1009. 

Should You Get A New Home Or A Previously Owned Home?

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What kind of home are you looking to buy? New construction or previously owned? There are advantages to each approach.

Previously owned pros

  • You may not have the option to purchase or build a new construction home in your desired neighborhood. If location is a top priority, buying a resale home may be your only choice.
  • Established neighborhoods sometimes provide a stronger community base than newer developments.
  • Mature landscaping, including larger trees are typically not available with new construction homes.
  • Most home owners sell a property with all necessary appliances included, so you know the home is move-in, live-in ready.

New construction pros

  • Modern floor plans typically include popular room types and layouts that might not be available in older homes.
  • When you buy a new home, you often have the opportunity to choose the appliances you want and pick custom details like flooring options, window treatment, paint colors, etc. (Though these choices/upgrades usually come with additional cost.)
  • New homes are often constructed with energy-efficient materials and system including insulation, windows and heating/cooling systems.
  • Home builders often offer added protection to homebuyers by offering a home warranty.

If you would like additional information on which option might be your best choice or are ready to look at homes, please call us. We would be happy to help you!

EXIT REALTY CENTRAL

(757)466-1009