Here's What $250,000 Buys You in South Hampton Roads

Hello Hampton Roads,

You may have heard the saying that all real estate is local meaning that when it comes to value, it doesn't matter what the national market price trends are doing, what matters is what's going on in your own back yard.  Keeping that in mind, I thought I'd show you a comparison of houses to see how far your dollar stretches in South Hampton Roads by looking at what $250,000.00 can buy you in terms of single family homes.

I wanted to keep the search simple so I only looked at fee simple detached homes (no condos or townhouses), priced exactly at $250,000.00 in Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake, Portsmouth and Suffolk. Of course neighborhood plays an important role in determining value but nonetheless, its interesting to see the variety of houses that come up!

Here's what I found:   There there were only a handful of homes that match this criteria exactly and size varied from 1188 sf to 3027 sf.  Most of the homes were 3-4 bedrooms with atleast 2 bathrooms.

Checkout the slide show below to view highlights of some of the homes available in each city:

To view all homes with MLS details and pictures visit:

If you are in the market to buy a home and would like to see homes targeted to your specific search, check out my mobile RE/MAX app.   Not only can you set up a custom search,  it has a dynamic mapping feature, an integrated mortgage calculator, and it can instantly show you nearby homes for sale based on your current location when you have location services turned on! Additionally, I'm a phone call, email or text away should you have any questions about a specific property.

Thanks for Reading,


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