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Meet Cynthia Garrett, REALTOR®

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Cynthia Garrett. REALTOR®

Cynthia Garrett believes that the greatest gift she can give her clients is a smooth transaction that results from communication. Working in the field of special education for 30 years has prepared her to be a great listener and problem solver.  She worked in real estate while simultaneously teaching and has put her full effort into real estate since retirement. 

 Cynthia realizes that in a real estate transaction, teamwork is a must.  She is able to work with other agents, mortgage officers, lawyers, title companies, inspectors, contractors, and clients.

 Cynthia is able to  exhibit patience with clients and other professionals.

 Cynthia holds a bachelor of science degree from Virginia Commonwealth University, a master of science degree from Old Dominion University, a Certificate of Completion from Alpha School of Real Estate and is a Certified Military Residential Specialist.  Cynthia has been a licensed real estate agent for over 20 years, and is experienced in the process of buying and selling real estate from beginning to end.   As a native of Hampton Roads, her real estate business is tremendously enhanced by her knowledge of the area.

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 When not busy with real estate, Cynthia enjoys being active in the community.  She volunteers with several nonprofit organizations and actively participates in church activities.  She has one adult child, Amber, who is an Opera Singer.  Cynthia enjoys traveling to see her perform across the country.  Even between real estate deals, Cynthia also enjoys viewing properties.

 Cynthia would like to thank you for giving her the opportunity to serve you.  The next step is to give her a call at (757)237-5326.  You may also email her at cynthia.garrett757@gmail.com. She is looking forward to hearing from you.

To get started, call Cynthia at 757-237-5326!

1101 Meads Road, Norfolk, VA 23505, Norfolk VA

Property Details For 1101 Meads Road, Norfolk, VA 23505, Norfolk VA

This gem has it all. This 4 bedroom traditional style home sits on a nice fully fenced corner lot with both an attached and detached shed. The open floor plan makes for easy entertaining and shows off the beautifully remodeled kitchen with new cabinets and stainless and black appliances. It also has all new windows, roof, flooring, fresh paint, new bathroom fixtures and cabinets, also there are ceiling fans in the living and bedrooms. All this and the location makes for an easy commute to the base, ODU and lots of entertainment. Hurry this one will not last.

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9430 1st View Street, Norfolk, VA 23503

Property Details for 9430 1st View Street, Norfolk, VA 23503

This is a one of a kind home that will not last long. Custom built Energy Star, Earth Craft certified home with a maintenance free exterior & sealed/encapsulated crawl space. Smart, energy efficient home with Nest programmable thermostat, smart lights & outlets with USB ports. Highest power bill to date has been $130! The interior features a kitchen with custom wood cabinetry, stainless appliances, granite countertops, and tavertine backsplash. The kitchen is open to an area that could be used as a den, social sitting area or eat-in area. Downstairs also offers gorgeous wood like floors, a living room, dining room, new blinds & new plantation shutters. The master suite has tray ceilings & separate closets. The backyard is an entertainers dream with a deck & fire pit area. So close to the beach, base, dining & shopping. Don’t miss this unique opportunity!

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3916 Holly Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23504

WATERFRONT!

Property Description for 3916 Holly Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23504

This Coastal Charmer is one of a kind. Sitting on the Lafayette River with views from every level. Great for the boater, kayaker or nature lover. Third floor is currently used as Media Room, could be 5th bedroom or party room. First floor bedroom with bath could be used as in-law suite or office. Many recent improvements, vinyl exterior, deck & porch, master bath, several windows, hot water heater, kitchen cabinet doors and new granite.Detached workshop with electricity. Hardwood floors in both halls, foyer kitchen, dining & living areas. Riverview is a community minded neighborhood within walking distance of restaurants, retail and parks. Spend the holidays in this awesome home and community.

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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!

Panorama of Ghent, Houses in Norfolk

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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Why Did We Pick The Name EXIT?

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Exit Realty: What’s In Our Name?

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!

Curious? Call 757-466-1009 and let’s talk!

SOLD! 388 Boush Street Unit#220, Norfolk, VA 23510

OOPS! This one is SOLD!

Welcome home to exciting downtown living in this 2 bedroom 2 bath condo! Spacious, open living area & kitchen with windows & door to balcony giving a light & airy feel. Attached to Freemason Garage with direct access to building from the Garage. Lots of storage with custom shelving in closets, stackable washer in dryer in unit. Secure building right in the heart of downtown, just a short stroll to everything downtown has to offer! Don’t miss this one!

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