Virginia Beach, Virginia, is the place to go for the quintessential beach vacation. Whether youre wandering down the Virginia Beach Boardwalk, visiting the gorgeous lighthouses at Cape Henry or checking out one of the wonderful concerts or events at Beach Street USA, you will have no shortage of ways to enjoy yourself in this beautiful and historic beachside town. Every area, from Chesapeake Beach to the Town Center has something to offer tourists and residents alike.
In Virginia Beach, the median sales price for homes is $235,000, up 5.9% from the previous quarter. The average listing price was $389,302 for the week ending August 7th, 2013. The annual residential turnover is 21% and the vacancy rate increased from 6.2% last year to 8.5% this year. If youre looking to rent, Virginia Beach is probably a great place to do so because great new rental homes are popping up all over the place!
For commuters here, its good to know that only about 1% of the population uses public transit to commute. This can mean extra time for drivers who are commuting to work. A staggering 81% of people drive alone, 9% carpool and 1% use a taxi, motorcycle or bike to get to work. Only about 4% work from home and 3% walk.
Virginia Beach is a vast and varied city with so much to offer. The neighborhoods are eclectic and youll find different reasons to visit each one depending on what youre in the mood for. Heres a breakdown of the most popular neighborhoods in Virginia Beach.
Resort Area: This is the most popular tourist destination by far. The three-mile long Virginia Beach Boardwalk is chock-full of attractions, from Croatan Beach to the excellent shops and restaurants inland. This isn't the place to choose if you're looking for a rent to own home.
Sandbridge: This is another beach area that is much more hidden than the Resort Area. It offers a beautiful refuge from city life the Back Bay Wildlife Refuge and False Cape State Park are perfect for outdoor activities with the whole family.
The Town Center: This is the place for shopping, dining and nightlife in Virginia Beach. The Sandler Center for Performing Arts has world-class acts come through on a regular basis and the hotels and restaurants vary from casual to luxurious.
Little Neck: This area is adjacent to the Lynnhaven River and the famed Lynnhaven House that dates back to 1725! It offers a glimpse into the life of a colonial settler and has lots of beautiful parks as well as historical richness.
Lynnhaven: Here youll find the expansive Lynnhaven mall for shopping and also the Hunt Club Farm, a fun place that your whole family will enjoy!
Kempsville: Full of beautiful properties and home to the Regent University Theatre, this is a beautiful community and great place to find entertainment and beauty. The Founders Inn and Spa is a wonderful place to wind down after a day at the beach.
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