Posts Tagged ‘historic’
3019 Tidewater Dr, Norfolk
NEW roof, NEW windows, NEW finishes throughout, WHOLE HOME natural gas backup GENERATOR, new TANKLESS water heater. Second building has a loft. Beautifully renovated open concept craftsman style home! Hardscaped garden areas, pergola in “secret” yard. You will hardly know your home is on Tidewater because of the garden space in the backyard. Current zoning…Read More
Why Investing in Real Estate in Hampton Roads’ Historic Areas is a Great Idea
In Virginia, old towns have become so popular that buying a commercial property or home in a historic place often turns out becoming a great investment. This bucks the traditional American trend that wants the middle-class in the suburbs and the poor in the old town. So, what happened? The answer is simple. Contrary to…Read More
Portsmouth Olde Towne
With its light red brick sidewalks shaded by ancient trees and its neoclassical style white houses, Portsmouth Olde Towne cannot but be love at first sight. One of the oldest American seaport cities, this beautiful Virginian town is featured with a famous seawall and many historic buildings, stately palaces and public museums. A lively downtown…Read More
What makes a Building Historic in Virginia?
We often read that Virginia is one of the richest states in historic buildings of the US. But what exactly is an historic building? Intuitively, we think of something very old. However, age is not sufficient, as there are some few other requirements to fulfill. Luckily, Virginia Law helps owners to give an answer to…Read More
What Are Historic Districts?
Norfolk has twelve historic districts (5 of them are designated locally) and Chesapeake has ten nationally registered historic districts, which makes them two of the richest American towns in historic buildings. But what are historic districts? And what does it imply to be the owner of a building or home inside these special zones? A…Read More