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SOLD in 14 Days! Nansemond on the Bay

This beautiful 5th floor unit at Nansemond on the Bay was listed and sold in 14 days!

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2 bedroom 2 bath with Bay views in all rooms. New kitchen and baths, new carpeting, and new painting throughout. Pool, Tennis, Elevator, Building Gym and Library. SOLD for $180,000

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Shannon Allen | Norfolk VA Realtor | (757) 647-3126

809 E Ocean View Ave | Norfolk VA| 23503 | (757) 587-2800

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Just Reduced in Norfolk VA $175,000

Welcome to 2110 Willow Wood Drive Norfolk VA 23509

shannon allen norfolk va realtor, realtors in norfolk va, top norfolk va realtors, waterfront homes in norfolk va, waterfront condos in norfolk vaThis adorable 4 bedroom 2 bath home has been thoroughly and completely renovated to perfection. Original charm and character remain and modern-day amenities abound. Gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliance package and granite countertops, formal dining room with built-ins, living room, great room with fireplace, large second floor master bedroom with custom closet. View Virtual Tour

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Open House from 1-3 October 13, 2014

waterfront condos for sale in ocean view norfolk va

Awesome condo with beach access. Open living concept with upgrades throughout. Attached garage parking. Close to bases, Chesapeake Bay, and airport. Shannon Allen 757-647-3126

1425 Ocean View Ave #5 Norfolk VA 23503

Offered at $174,900

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The Value of a Buyer’s Final Walk-Through in Norfolk VA

norfolk va waterfront condos for sale, virginia beach waterfront homes for saleAs you near your closing date, your Realtor is going to schedule the final walk-through on your soon-to-be-home. If you aren’t sure what a walk-through is or why you’re having one, don’t worry you’re not alone, as even some seasoned buyers don’t fully understand the how important a final walk-through is in the buying process.

Here’s why your Norfolk VA Realtor insists that you have a final walk-through before going to closing. Continue reading


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5 Tips for Better Pictures When Selling Your Norfolk VA Home

Shannon Allen Norfolk VA Real EstateMost home buyers in Norfolk VA start their real estate search on-line, and if your home’s listing only has a few photographs or if the pictures aren’t quality, buyers will quickly move on to the next property.

In real estate, a picture is worth a thousand words,” explains Shannon Allen, Norfolk VA Realtor, “And including several attractive quality photos in the listing is the best way for your home to stand-out and attract buyers”. Continue reading


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Just Listed ~ Downtown Condo $175,000

Shannon Allen Norfolk VA RealtorSpacious first-floor condo in Downtown’s desirable Historic Freemason. This spacious one bedroom features hardwood and ceramic tile flooring, high ceilings, beautiful chef’s kitchen with stainless steel appliances and breakfast bar. Located in Archer’s Walk, a gated secure community with covered garage parking, swimming pool, and clubhouse. Close to EVMS, NOAH, Elizabeth River Ferry, and all of Norfolk’s Downtown Business District. Great opportunity to live in Freemason and enjoy Downtown dining, shopping, and entertainment.

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Bay-Front Condos For Sale in Norfolk VA for $200,000 and Under

Shannon Allen Norfolk VA RealtorNorfolk, VA – If you’re looking for waterfront properties in Norfolk VA, be sure to check-out the condos along the Chesapeake Bay. The coastal areas of Norfolk include Ocean View, East Ocean View, Willoughby Spit, and Willoughby Beach, and each community offers plenty of great Bay-front condos with all the amenities of neighboring communities, and in many cases, waterfront living is more affordable.

The condos in and around Ocean View and East Ocean View offer bold bay views, beach access, and a laid-back coastal lifestyle,” explains Shannon Allen, Norfolk, VA Realtor.

Here are a few examples of condos currently for sale priced at $200,000 and below. Properties were taken from the local MLS and do not include all waterfront condos currently on the market. For a full list of available waterfront real estate in Norfolk VA, contact Shannon Allen, Realtor at (757) 647-3126. Continue reading


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National Home Prices Remain at a 7-year High

shannon allen norfolk va realtorNorfolk, VA – Spring home sales were at a reported 7-year high nationally, and our local Norfolk VA market continues to remain steady as we move into the summer months. The latest numbers from Case-Shiller indicate that national average home prices are up by approximately 12% and are back to the prices in early 2004.

In our local Norfolk VA market, homes continue to go under contract faster than in previous years. Also, important to note, pending sales are making it to closing with less underwriting and appraisal challenges. Continue reading


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5 Easy Ways to Increase Your Credit Score before Buying a Home in Norfolk VA

shannon allen realtor norfolk vaNorfolk VA – If you’re like many other home buyers wanting to take advantage of low-interest rates and are considering purchasing a home in Norfolk VA, be sure to take the necessary steps to increase your credit score before speaking with a lender.

Shannon Allen, Realtor with Judy Boone Realty in East Ocean View states, “It’s important for buyers to illustrate the highest possible credit score to ensure they qualify for the best mortgage rates and products available today”. Continue reading