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Gary Lundholm has been working in real estate for over 20 years, serving on both the agent and broker sides.  When he began the Real Estate Group in 2003 his goal was to provide a brokerage for agents, by agents.  This determination has led TREG to become the market leader in training and support. Gary currently spends his time advancing new technologies in order to keep TREG on the cutting edge.

There are currently 20 blog entries published by Gary Lundholm.

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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Featured New Home Community in Suffolk: River Bluff on the Nansemond

Are you in the market for a new home? Are you thinking that you would like something that is brand new and not just "new to you"? Today we are going to feature new homes in Suffolk at River Bluff.

Want the ultimate in new homes search? We invite you to visit TREGNewHomes.com .  Here you will find the latest new home listings throughout the entire Hampton Roads area. You will also find it easy to search by new home community to see the features, amenities and options available.  Hampton Roads has many options for new home buyers. Let on of our helpful new home specialists help you narrow down the options and assist you in making your new home dream a reality. 

River Bluff in

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Hickory Landing at Edinburgh - Chesapeake VA

Are you in the market for a new home? Are you thinking that you would like something that is brand new and not just "new to you"? Today we are going to feature new homes in Chesapeake at Hickory Landing.

Want the ultimate in new homes search? We invite you to visit TREGNewHomes.com .  Here you will find the latest new home listings throughout the entire Hampton Roads area. You will also find it easy to search by new home community to see the features, amenities and options available.  Hampton Roads has many options for new home buyers. Let on of our helpful new home specialists help you narrow down the options and assist you in making your new home dream a reality. 

Hickory Landing in Chesapeake

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Are you looking to build a new home in the near future? 

Do you already have the perfect kitchen in mind and know exactly what you want? Are you just getting started in the process? Here are some of the latest trends that we are seeing local builders include in their kitchens:

Trend #1: Tile Backsplash 

The trend to use a decorative tile backsplash continues to be a popular one. This is an example of one built by A & B Building. This picture comes from TREGNewHomes.com. The backsplash as pictured here can be a great way to add variety and contrast to the colors in a kitchen.

Trend #2: Granite or Quartz Countertops / Stainless Steel Appliances / Large Island

In this example from HAV, Inc builders we see a large rectangular island with

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The weather is getting warm. It is time to get out on the water, and in the water!

Luxury Living is finding a home that matches your lifestyle. Here are the latest luxury waterfront homes in Hampton Roads. Would you like to search ALL of the listed luxury homes? Visit TREGLuxuryHomes.com and check out our Waterfront collection of homes. 

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New Home Plans : Are you planning to build in 2019?

Planning to build your home is a big decision. It is one of those life decisions that is complicated, involved and can be confusing. You NEED a home that fits the unique lifestyle for you and those you love. You WANT to have control of the process, to do do things your way. And you DESIRE the outcome of moving into a new home that your tribe will love.

If we put it into pictures, it is easy to visualize moving into your new home and everything being great. And often even the planning process in your mind's eye looks like this:

And yet when you start to approach the idea of building a brand new home, it is a daunting task. So many choices, decisions, deadlines and issues. Where to build?

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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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Home Plans. An Important Part of Your New Home.

One of the main advantages of building a new home versus buying an existing home is the ability to plan your home out on paper to fit your lifestyle rather than fitting your lifestyle into existing walls, plumbing, windows and so forth. It allows you to create the life that you want. So let's go through a couple of ways to make the most of it. And be sure to visit TREGNewHomes.com for the Complete New Home Collection.

Find someone who knows what home plans are available from different builders.

It is pretty common for people to not know what they want initially but as soon as they see the perfect thing for them, they know it instantly. They can see themselves living there. They can visualize the

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Why do people choose New Homes and New Construction over Existing Homes?

A common question that people have about new homes and new construction, is why do people choose one over the other. In other words, what are the advantages of new homes vs existing homes. And what might the advatages be for existing homes over new. As most homebuyers approach buying a home, they will often at least consider a new home and compare the alternatives. It is important to remember that each situation is unique, but here are some of the potential factors:

Potential Advantages for New Homes

  • Perceived Quality of Materials and Quality of Builder - If you are comfortable (and we recommend inspections to confirm that), with the craftsmanship of the builder, then
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Who builds your home is important.

If you visit TREGNEWHOMES.com you will see a page where we feature selected builders from all around Hampton Roads. This page lets you drill down into not only the builders and the types of homes they specialize in, but also the New Home Communities that they are a part of and a little bit about them. We do this so that you have a place to start your planning process to find the perfect person for you to build your home. 

Our Featured Builder Page is a great place to start.

If you visit the featured builders page linked above, you will see this:

 

Clicking on each of these links will take you to both a little bit about our featured builders but also to examples of the new homes that they have listed.

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