Featured Property of the Week

3045 Manning Rd   Suffolk, VA 23434 Custom built traditional on 23.30 acres. 4 bedrooms, 3 full baths, large family room, sunroom, hardwood floors throughout. Ceramic tile in baths. 32X24 Detached barn with a 14X32 shop & 4 stalls. 2 car attached garage and a 3...

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Do You Need Flood Insurance?

Major weather events such as Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy have demonstrated the devastation that sudden flooding can cause. While major storms like these thankfully don’t happen on a regular basis, even a small amount of flooding can be a major concern for a home...

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Recipe of the Month

Tomato Basil Lasagna Rolls Ingredients 10 uncooked lasagna noodles 1 cup finely chopped sweet onion 2 teaspoons olive oil 3 garlic cloves, minced and divided 1 (24-oz.) jar tomato-and-basil pasta sauce 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar 1/4 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper 1 cup...

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What You Need To Know About Easements

As you search for a home, you may have come across the term easement in a listing and wondered what it means. An easement is a legal arrangement by the owner of the property and a non-owner to use the property in some fashion. You may see this term used in listings...

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Home Repairs To Do Before You Refinance

Property values have come roaring back. Many can now refinance their loans by virtue of having additional home equity. And increased property values can also put homeowners in a better financial position to sell their home without entering short sale territory. But...

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Featured Property of the Week

  24004 Ridley Rd,   Southampton County 23837 All brick ranch on beautiful, park-like 1.57 acres, 1 mile from Rt.58 and 8 miles from Franklin. Great floor plan with large rooms, large closets, sunroom, new windows, eat-in kitchen, fireplace. Large storage shed...

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Featured Property of the Week

  6100 Mineral Springs Rd   Suffolk, VA 23437 This country retreat boasts tons of upgrades(solid surface counter tops, tile, over-sized garage, vaulted ceilings, jetted tub, & more). Built in 2005 w/an open floor plan, all of the bedrooms including the master...

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Harry’s Monthly Real Estate Insight

There is good news in our market. For the area our MLS covers, the sales were up 7.96% over August of last year and the pending sales were up 12.02%. Cross Realty has experienced even better results over last year. We had quite a good August and September has started...

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Recipe of the Month

 Big Easy Gumbo Ingredients1/2 cup peanut oil1/2 cup all-purpose flour1 cup chopped sweet onion1 cup chopped green bell pepper 1 cup chopped celery2 teaspoons Creole seasoning2 teaspoons minced garlic3 (14-oz.) cans low-sodium chicken broth4 cups shredded cooked...

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Should You Buy a Home That Has Been a Rental?

Most homes on the market are owner-occupied, but that’s not always the case. In recent years, many home owners ended up renting out their homes when they could not sell but needed to move elsewhere. Now that the market is shifting, many of those accidental landlords...

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