chesapeake: When to sign the AICUZ Form. - 03/26/09 10:01 AM
In Virginia we have an additional form called AICUZ.  I have never had any questions asked from sellers or buyers regarding this form, but alas, I have a seller who sold properties in the past in this area, and has had a hard time understanding why he has to sign this disclosure, when his house in not located in the noise or crash areaof the local airport.
I had to do a little research, as I couldn't remember much details from our real estate licensing class, and this is what I came up with.
If you bought or sold a house since … (2 comments)

chesapeake: Chesapeake and Virginia Beach, Virginia: 3 Year Market Reports - 03/08/09 07:32 PM
Below is a look at the trend for the past three years in Chesapeake and Virgnia Beach, Virginia. These statistics are obtained from REIN, the multiple listing service and are deemed reliable but not guaranteed. They do include any foreclosed, short sale and Bank owned homes that were listed.
Please call me if you'd like to buy or sell your home in Chesapeake or Virginia Beach. I'd be happy to talk with you and help you determine the best pricing whether you are buying or selling. For more information, please visit my website . 
 
     
      
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chesapeake: The weather in Hampton Roads. Lovely most of the time. - 02/19/09 08:42 AM
The weather in Hampton Roads
I think that weather is a little personal.  While I am freezing and wearing two sweaters in my house my husband and daughter are in shorts and tank tops.  My son is the in between person in the house.
The local weather today will hit a high of 55 with sun and clouds.  Pleasant, very pleasant.
My mother came to visit one year in May, and it was in the 60's and low 70's.  She wore a full winter coat any time she stepped out of the house go a cold.  Hmmm.  We decided our plans … (2 comments)

chesapeake: Why Hampton Roads? Or... Norfolk, Chesapeake, Virginia Beach, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Newport News, Hampton, Williamsburg, Surry County, York county and maybe more cities depending on who you ask. - 02/17/09 11:29 AM
I will make this a series of why my husband and I chose this area as our home after he retired from the Navy.
•1)      Retiring from the Navy we get the health insurance provided for retirees.  We lived in a few locales where there wasn't a large military population.  What we discovered was that when we tried to go to the doctor and make appointments they were never taking new patients.  What we found out is that our insurance pays at the same rate as Medicaid, and that usually is not enough for doctors to pay the bills.  So what good … (0 comments)