Isle of Wight, VA Real Estate News

By Mark Edwards, East West Realty
(East West Partners of VA, Hampton Roads, Virginia)
Sasser Construction's Hemlock Falls House PlanIn 1993, Sasser Construction participated in the East West Partner's Parade of Homes in Gatling Pointe South. Sasser built the Druid Hill's Manor Home- a house plan designed by Stephen Fuller, Inc., a Southern Living home designer for over three decades. Lil Petrusnek, the Southern Living House Plans magazine editor at the time, recommended to Eric Sasser that they become part of their Southern Living Custom Home Builder Program, and Sasser Construction has been a member ever since. Part of the requirements of being in this exclusive group is not only the ability to build a highly detailed custom home with the highest of quality materials, but the builder must have a proven track record of providing a high level of customer service, provide...
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By Mark Edwards, East West Realty
(East West Partners of VA, Hampton Roads, Virginia)
Today, I had to say goodbye to my biggest fan - Joseph Lee Edwards, Jr (also known as De De Edwards). De De was born on March 4th, 1930, and he passed away on November 30th, 2018. We held his funeral today in Smithfield. Virginia, and laid to rest at Central Hill, about a mile from Isle of Wight Courthouse where he grew up. Here are my thoughts about him. Family, Respect, Hard Work, Leader, Devoted, Loyal, Handsome, Always Happy- these are words that come to mind when I think about DeDe Edwards, my father.Here are 5 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT DE DE. He was a Devoted Family Man- Anyone who met DeDe couldn’t deny he loved his high school sweetheart, Carolyn Virginia Seward. He also was a great father, and grandfather, to us. DeDe knew it was important to show up for the ordinary, everyday momen...
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By Mark Edwards, East West Realty
(East West Partners of VA, Hampton Roads, Virginia)
 Tavern Holidays: Memories of Christmas Past Enrich your family's Holiday Season by visiting Historic Boykins' Tavern this Saturday. Learn a little about history and share the appreciation for the past with your kids or grandkids...step back in time and get in the Christmas spirit! Saturday, December 10 from 1:00 - 6:00 p.m., 17130 Monument Circle Visit with War of 1812 living historians on the tavern’s lawn before coming inside to admire both colonial and Victorian holiday decorations and learn a bit of holiday history. Also be sure to bring your camera for a visit with a Victorian Santa who will check his list twice for your name. This look into memories of Christmas past will also feature a collection of old toys, refreshments and activities. A perfect holiday event for families and ...
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By Mark Edwards, East West Realty
(East West Partners of VA, Hampton Roads, Virginia)
What were the Design Trends in 2010? Brent Warren, with Southern Living Magazine was in town recently to give a seminar to our custom builders and REALTORS. Brent manages the Southern Living Custom Builder Program, which puts him in a unique position to observe consumer preferences for new home designs The following Trends for new homes were presented during the 2010 Southern Living Custom Builder Seminar at Founders Pointe:   1. Unique flooring materials such as reclaimed wood, walnut, other exotic hardwood finishes are becoming more popular. Pebbles are being used on shower surfaces, offering a foot massage while showering. And, a herringbone pattern is being used for outdoor brick pavers to create greater character and warmth. 2. Wall coverings are making a comeback. Bold geometric p...
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