The name “EXIT” is branding genius. Millions and millions of EXIT signs across North America point to the way. You see EXIT everywhere you go. Think about it…
• EXIT is the most advertised name in the world.
• EXIT signs are always strategically located.
• EXIT signs must be illuminated by law.
• EXIT signs are paid for with other people’s money!
• The word EXIT suggests “safe passage”.
• The Seller is making an “EXIT”.
• Everyone is looking for an EXIT strategy!
• EXIT has a tremendous subliminal effect.
• EXIT is memorable with four letters and two syllables – the real purpose of advertising.
EXIT is illuminated above every corporate door in North America!
The time has come and you are ready to buy, but before you start searching for your next home review this checklist. This list helps you prepare your budget in advance and guide you to financial success in the future.
1. Reduce Debt & Increase Credit Score: Before you start looking for your next home you should request a credit report. This will give you a starting point on understanding your credit score before you request a loan. Your credit score will influence the interest rate of your loan.
2. Save Money to Set Yourself Up with a Large Down Payment: While it is possible to purchase a home without a 20% down payment it’s best to get as close as possible. This will allow you to have a smaller mortgage rate, Avoid PMI, and receive a better rate. If you do not have a 20% down payment you may qualify for a VA or FHA loan.
As you begin the process to find your next home checking these items off your list will provide you with a more successful home buying experience. Our team is here to help you! Let us know the area and/or neighborhood you are looking to live along with your top needs our team of professionals will assist with finding your next home.
I am a proud Hampton Roads native and have called Coastal VA my home for over 20 years.
I am a dedicated and motivated business woman with over 10 years of property management and real estate experience and enjoy working diligently with my clients.
I am a member and in good standing with the National Association of Realtors (NAR), Virginia Association of Realtors (VAR), Hampton Roads Realtors Association (HRRA), Real Estate Information Network (REIN), Multiple Listing Service (MLS), Professional Association of Businesses (PAOB) and have actively served with the Hampton Roads Apartment Council (HRAC).
As Hampton Roads Realtor Associations Circle of Excellence award recipient, you can expect the highest level of service, integrity and commitment.
My business model is effectively built on communication and consideration of my clients needs, which enables a successful property transaction. My passion for building solid relationships with my clients helps me to navigate them through the complexities of today’s real estate market.
Christina was born and raised in Virginia Beach, Virginia. She moved to Gates County, North Carolina in 2007. She lives on an 11 acre farm with her husband, a Chief Petty Officer in the Navy, and their two daughters. She has invested in real estate since 2007. Christina has been licensed and working full time in real estate since 2013. She covers all of the Southeastern portions of Virginia and Northeastern portions of North Carolina. In her spare time she enjoys eventing with her ex racehorse and long distance running. She completed her first half marathon in the spring of 2016. Christina prides herself on being familiar with VA loans and the extra steps that come with a military move. She also is very familiar with rural home, farm and land purchases.
“When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal. You do not change your decision to get there. ” Zig Ziglar
As a hard working dedicated agent I bring a wealth of knowledge about buying and selling real estate. I was born and raised in Virginia Beach and educated in the Virginia Beach Public School System. For the past 14 years I have worked at a well respected Real Estate Law Firm. It’s not the same everywhere, so you need someone you can trust for up-to-date information. I am eager to serve you. Here are some of the things I can do for you:
Find Your Next Home
I can work with you to find the right home at the right price for you, including all the neighborhood amenities that matter – not to mention the essential criteria you have for your ideal home.
Sell a Home
When it’s time to move, you need someone who will advertise your home, show to prospective buyers, negotiate the purchase contract, arrange financing, oversee the inspections, handle all necessary paperwork and supervise the closing. I can take care of everything you need, from start to close.
Derrick M. Ward is a seasoned retail manger and a licensed real estate agent who resides in Virginia Beach Virginia. Derrick was born in Dowagiac Michigan, also lived in Mainz Germany and later moved to Virginia Beach in 1995. He is highly motivated, dynamic and success driven professional with years of experience. He performed numerous functions such as training and achievements in business management, sales performance, and customer satisfaction. He possesses skills which includes good communication, delegation, planning, problem- solving, time management and Integrity.
Derrick adds value to the home buying experience through his strategic thinking, negotiating abilities and professional demeanor you will enjoy a responsive, smooth process. He is commited in delivering an extraordinary experience to every client every time. He works with buyers, sellers, for sale by owner, foreclosures, short sales, would be luxury homes, investors, and HUD.
Derrick graduated from Green Run High School. He has certification in retail small business and a AT&T summit quarterly awards gold winner.
Why choose Derrick Ward as your real estate agent? He is honest, and always seeking the best interest of his clients, maintain successful relationships with persons from multicultural backgrounds. He enjoys giving back to the community through his knowledge in the real estate industry.
“At the end of the day, it’s not about what you have or even what you’ve accomplished. It’s about what you’ve done with those accomplishments. It’s about who you’ve lifted up, who you’ve made better. It about what you’ve given back”.
Jeanette is a full time REALTOR who has been has been in the real estate industry for approximately four years. She has worked with and learned from some of the industry’s top agents and coaches to enhance her understanding of the market and all aspects of real estate.
Jeanette was born and raised in Norfolk, Virginia. As a lifelong resident of Hampton Roads, she provides a unique view of the local real estate market as well as market trends. She is able to share with her clients the information needed to help them make the best-informed decision for their needs and desires.
Jeanette has a strong desire to help first time home buyers obtain their first home. Having grown up in an impoverished community, she has witnessed numerous neighbors, friends and acquaintances live their entire lives feeling as though they are stuck renting to landlords who don’t care about the neighborhoods in which they own property. Her desire is to give back to the community she loves by helping individuals obtain homes in which they didn’t feel they could obtain.
Jeanette earned a bachelor’s degree from Norfolk State University that provided the solid background on which her career has been built. Her work ethic did not start in the real estate industry but followed her from her past career: she was awarded Vascular Technologist of the year during her time with Sentara Vascular Specialist in Hampton, Virginia.
Jeanette is a member in good standing of the Local Association of REALTORS, State Association of REALTORS and the National Association of REALTORS. Jeanette feels that being a REALTOR is about more than joining professional associations, she believes REALTORS should be involved in the communities where they work and live. Jeanette has served in her local civic league in many capacities.
Jeanette’s hobbies include Scuba Diving, Swimming, and Gardening. Her Garden preparations are underway.
Whether buying or selling, be it your first home, your last home, or building your investment portfolio, Jeanette has the knowledge and the experience to deliver the unsurpassed service you desire.
Horse farm just over 7 miles to ocean front! Main house has 5 bedrooms 3 baths 2400 sq ft w’ 2 masters. Stables have a 2 bed 2 bath apartment w/living, kit & laundry. 1800 sqft w’ foam insulation! Stall has concrete pad & storage for feed, grain, shavings & hay. Shower for the horses. 2 tack rms w/a 1/2 bath. Insta-hot water at the barn. 14 stalls approved for 30. Outdoor arena w/blue stone footing & lighting(approved for indoor arena) Custom round pen. 72×30 green house.Steel master warehouse 100 x 30 w/HVAC kit & bath w/an office/man cave w/power. Over 350k invested in warehouse. Garage w/14 ft of clearance. 16ft high.10 acres total & 7 acres of pasture. Currently Air bnb on both homes.Main house $600 a day& Stable house $400 a day. Stalls are full at $2,500 a month & no maintenance. Any of that that can be changed at anytime. No long term contracts. That is $130k income w/o doing anything w/o using all of the facility. Can be subdivided 3 commercial lots w/a min 150ftx650ft deep.
Property Details for 4409 Duke DR, Portsmouth, VA 23703
MUST SEE INSIDE! You will enjoy this SPACIOUS KITCHEN with lots of natural light. Dishwasher is only 6 months old. Tidal/waterfront lot with boardwalk and small boat launch. Fully fenced backyard. Sunroom perfect for enjoying the water view. Bathroom upgrades. Master bedroom is king sized with jetted tub in the Master bathroom. The 4th bedroom could be used as an in-law suite. Carpet in 2 smaller bedrooms and
laminate hardwood in living room, dining room and hallway is only 1-year old. Security System. Large lot. HVAC is less than 5-years old. 1-year old boiler and TANKLESS WATER HEATER. Close to Hospitals, Shipyard, YMCA, Restaurants, City Park and open to the Elizabeth River!
This Gorgeous 4 bedroom 3 bath Newly Renovated Home is just Right to Enhance Your Life Style and Give You a Home to Be Proud of. Spacious Living Room looking unto the Kitchen with Breakfast Bar and New Granite Countertops and Stainless Package. Large Family Room with Fireplace which leads onto a Huge Deck and Fenced Back Yard which is perfect for your Family and Guest Enjoyment. And There’s More! A Large Room over the Workshop with Full Bath and Kitchen Area that can be used as a Man Cave, Mother-In-Law Suite. Teen Hangout or just your quite place. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to live nearby the beach. Get it before it’s gone. Close to Bayview Elementary.