Monthly Archives: June 2014

Housing Market Forecast

The housing market is beginning to roar back. Existing home sales have risen for two straight months after suffering declines since the summer months of last year. The pending contracts also show robust gains, implying home sales will further rise

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Union Mission Building Becoming Luxury Apartments, Downtown Norfolk

Developer Buddy Gadams closed on the old Union Mission last Friday for $4 million and broke ground yesterday on the luxury apartment project. The project will convert the historical building constructed in 1909 into 86 luxury apartments and will include

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5 Tips for Millennial Home Buyers

In previous generations, many people bought ‘starter’ homes while in their 20s or 30s. The world moved at a much slower pace then. People tended to stay put in the cities where they grew up. They wanted ‘roots’ and the

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South Norfolk’s Newest Art Scene

Written by Laura M. Oliver Between a barber shop and a hair salon in South Norfolk might seem like an odd place to open an art gallery, but for Jorge and Carla Suarez the location was ideal. Ghent was already full

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What’s a Hurricane Deductible, and Do You Have One?

By Arthur Murray You may have heard the optimistic forecasts for the 2014 hurricane season, which began June 1. TheColorado State University team that most notably does these predictions expects 10 named storms, 4 of which will become hurricanes. That’s fewer than the long-term

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