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Looking for the latest luxury home listings in Virginia Beach? Look no further. Here are the latest luxury listings in the Virginia Beach real estate market. There are some amazing homes here. If you would like to see any of these homes, please contact us via the website or get in touch with one of our professional and helpful associates. They will be happy to arrange showings for you.

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If you live in Virginia, or close enough to shop inside its borders, get ready for the Virginia Sales Tax Holiday, from Aug. 4-6, 2017. During that weekend, you can buy qualifying school supplies, clothing, footwear, hurricane and emergency preparedness items, and even Energy Star™ and WaterSense™ products, all without paying the Virginia state sales tax.

The three-day break from Virginia sales tax starts the first Friday in August at 12:01 AM and ends the following Sunday at 11:59 PM. North Carolina repealed their sales tax holidays earlier this year.

Currently, Virginia’s state sales tax is 5.3 percent, so depending on what you need to buy, the savings can add up. 

What items are eligible?

School supplies, clothing, and footwear 

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    The Real Estate Group is proud to be the "Hampton Roads Original" serving the entire region including Northeast North Carolina.  Check out our Newest Listings and you may just find the perfect home for you and your family.  If you would like to see any of these homes, please contact us via the website or get in touch with one of our professional and helpful associates. They will be happy to arrange showings for you.

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    Timely payment is the cornerstone of the landlord/tenant relationship. Both parties make certain promises and representations when a lease is signed, the most significant of which is the rent will be paid as promised and without demand. Some tenants feel landlords are relatively wealthy and a late payment here or there has little impact.

    Nothing could be further from the truth, as most landlords have a single home they rent and commit to service the mortgage debt independent of the lease. When rent is late, the landlord has to suddenly make a sizeable payment unexpectedly, which usually has an immediate negative effect on their financial situation.

    Most leases are constructed for rent to be due on the first calendar day of the month, with a typical

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    The time is right in your life to have your dream home built, so you want to make sure you get the best builder you can. But how do you find the right builder, right now?

    You’ve got to shop around. Finding the right builder for your new home is no different from shopping around for a car. You know what you want, so you check out a few dealerships to see what incentives and prices they each offer. You should do the same for your homebuilder. Jay McKenzie, of, offers 10 ways to help you choose the right home builder.

    1. Define your needs: what size, type and price range of home do you need? Building materials, trade contractors and even the building process itself can differ by type of home, which still affects the price of the home

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    When families buy new homes, it’s not uncommon to start filling them with new furniture, especially if their new houses are larger than their previous. The same goes for their new garages. They aren't buying only tools. Sometimes, it’s also new vehicles.

    July is “Women’s Motorcycle Month.” Many women want to strike out on their own, hitting the open road on their motorcycles and going where it leads them.

    In 1915, Effie Hotchkiss and her mother, Avis, rode from New York City to San Francisco and back. It was the first cross-country motorcycle trip for a woman in history. 

    In those days, a cross-country ride was very rare for either gender, so it was an extraordinary expedition for a young woman and her mother. Effie wanted to see the

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    Looking for the hottest rental listings in Hampton Roads? Look no further. Below you can browse our curated selection of rental listings to find the one that meets your specific needs!

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    In search of Professsional Property Management Services? Visit  TREG's Property Management Services, to research, educate, and inquire. We look forward to speaking with you !


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    Even with miles of beaches and shorelines here in Hampton Roads, kids will still claim boredom this summer. To keep that from happening, check out our list of fun, family-friendly summertime events in Hampton Roads. It’ll help keep them entertained and it’ll be family time that’s well spent!


    Creative Writing Classes & Camps for Kids & Teens

    Now through Monday, Aug. 7

    The Muse Writers Center, 2200 Colonial Ave., Ste. #3

    The Muse Writers Center is excited to offer several great classes and creative writing camps this upcoming summer 2017 for young writers (ages 7-8 and 9-11) and teen writers (ages 12-17). Advance registration is required for all courses, and the registration period is now open. For more information, visit The Muse

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    Maintenance requests from tenants and other issues can arise unexpectedly from time to time, so rental properties should have ongoing routine maintenance to keep their equipment in good working order. It becomes easy to ignore things when they’re working properly, but deferring maintenance almost always costs more in the long run. Just as your car requires routine servicing such as oil changes, there are things you can and should do now to ensure your rental property stays in top condition.

    Among the things that should receive attention on a regular basis are ornamental landscaping, roofing and gutters, HVAC systems, oil heating systems, and water heaters. If your property has a pool or spa, professional service is always recommended, as repairs for

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    You may be at a crossroads in your search for a home of, “Should I go for a resale or opt for a brand new house?” A very important factor to consider when you are putting together your pro’s and con’s list is your timeline. Planning is always a good idea, even if you’re certain you’re seeking a resale property. When your thoughts veer towards a new home, the importance of a timeline heightens dramatically.

    Let’s say you’ve made the decision to buy a brand new home because you’ve found a floor plan that fits best for you and the exterior style, colors and finishes all appeal to you so much more than owning someone else’s house. Besides those choices, when you desire to be in the home, making new memories, is something about which you should be

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