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November 2016

Found 10 blog entries for November 2016.

22 things to know about Virginia Beach...


1. This Place Is Bigger Than You Think

Virginia might be in Guinness as having the longest pleasure beach in the world, but at 250 square miles, the city itself goes well beyond the beach

2. Virginia Is For Lovers

Virginia might have recently changed its slogan to “Live The Life,” but it still is and always will be for lovers. One of VA Beach’s best qualities is that along with being a great destination for families, it’s also romantic

3. The Military Is Everywhere

There are several military bases in and around the metropolitan area of VA Beach, including the U.S. Navy’s Naval Air Station Oceana, which is the largest employer in the city


4. Everybody Gone Surfin'

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When it comes to buying a home, whether it is your first time or your fifth, it is always important to know all the facts. With the large number of mortgage programs available that allow buyers to purchase a home with a down payment below 20%, you can never have Too Much Information (TMI) about Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI).

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What is PMI? 

Freddie Mac defines PMI as: “An insurance policy that protects the lender if you are unable to pay your mortgage. It's a monthly fee, rolled into your mortgage payment, that is required for all conforming, conventional loans that have down payments less than 20%. Once you've built equity of 20%

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Charlie & Donna's Professional Marketing SOLD 2853 Saville Garden Way in the Parkside Greens subdivision in Virginia Beach!

Don't wait until after the holidays to sell your home...

We may already have a buyer!

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"Recently Charlie & Donna Laurens marketed and sold my investment property in Chesapeake Virginia. I was impressed and grateful for the thorough attention to detail provided to me in the pre-sale process. Charlie and Donna provided spot on property valuation and staging advice that led to a  sale in shorter than average market time and netted me the highest possible price for the home. We worked as a team as I prepared the home for sale and throughout the marketing and contract process I was

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Here at The Perfecthouse Team, we are very disappointed to see innocent people being taken advantage of in the real estate industry. This may be from misleading information, poor guidance from other real estate agents, or just an innocent lack of knowledge. We are here to provide the T.R.U.T.H about the real estate industry in this blog series. Please feel free to comment with any questions or topics you would like us to cover. We work for YOU! 

So let's break down what T.R.U.T.H means to us and what we are going to bring to you from this blog series.

Promoting loyalty and building lifelong relationships based on TRUST is our passion. That is why the first "T" represents trust. 

The "R" represents RELATIONSHIPS. Personal

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This was such a fun event for a GREAT cause!! Can't wait until next year!


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Thanksgiving is just around the corner! Impress your friends and family with a beautiful and festive tablescape!

Photos & Content Provided By: Clarissa @ Remodelaholic Newsletter

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  • Neutral Tablecloth
  • Fall Table Runner
  • Fall Colors Cloth Napkins


  • Chargers
  • Turkey Dinner Plates
  • Orange Dinner Plates
  • Cognac Glasses
  • Silver Flatware


  • Berry Garland
  • Orange Pillar Candles
  • Pumpkins
  • Artwork


  1. Place the white tablecloth across the table (you can also use an orange or other fall color tablecloths).
  2. Next, place a fall table runner across the middle of the table.
  3. For the centerpiece, drape a festive berry
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Charlie & Donna's professional marketing sold 829 Cabrini Place in the Woodbridge Point area of Virginia Beach!

We are still receiving phone calls from buyers for homes in this neighborhood!

If you are even considering selling your home, contact Charlie TODAY to talk about your home's value!

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  "Charlie and Donna are awesome. Their attention to detail and know-how is incredible. They made themselves available when I needed them to check things out and would talk things through so I could understand what was being done or not done by the seller. They provided frequent updates on the process  (often daily). I knew I could rely on them to tell me the facts. They helped me secure the home I

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Meal Prepping can save you so much time during your busy work week! If you find yourself running out of new meal prep recipes, try this one!


Photos and content provided by: Tasty Buzzfeed

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2 tablespoons olive oil
4 chicken thighs, boneless and skinless
Salt, to taste
Pepper, to taste
1 pound green beans
2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
½ cup basil pesto


1. In a large pan, heat olive oil and add chicken thighs. Season with salt and pepper. When the chicken is completely cooked through, remove from pan, slice into strips, and set aside.

2. Add green beans and cook until crisp tender. Return the chicken strips to the pan, then add tomatoes

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