Monthly Archives March 2019

Seniors volunteer for Foster Grandparent Program in Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS, Va (WAVY) — When it comes time to retire, it can be hard to accept your days will be lighter and there may be less people around you on a day-to-day basis.

For many seniors, this can lead to depression and loss of a healthy lifestyle.

However, a recent study shows volunteering with the youth in your community can help you live longer and avoid those feelings.

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) found Senior Corps volunteers reported much higher self-rated health scores, compared to older adults in similar circumstances who do not volunteer.

Eighty-four percent of volunteers in these programs reported stable health after two years of service...

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Newport News, VA Real Estate: Open Houses

So you want to look at some open houses for sale in Newport News this weekend? Good idea. An open house planned by the right realtor can help you in any number of ways. Open houses provide you information on how to list and show your own house and they can give you an idea of the quality of homes in an area before you waste too much time going house to house.

The best open house of all? The open house that you end up owning. Take a look at the open houses in and near Newport News listed by our partners at realtor.com.

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Brooklyn Nets GM Sean Marks puts Newport Beach abode up for sale

The two-story home on the Balboa Peninsula offers outdoor spaces such as a patio off the living room, a balcony off the master suite and a rooftop deck. (Realtor.com)

While his team makes a push for the playoffs, Brooklyn Nets general manager Sean Marks is making some moves of his own. His Newport Beach home of three years is on the market for $3.395 million.

That’s nearly $400,000 more than he paid for it in 2016, records show.

Designed by local architect Eric Aust, the 2015 home sits on a long, thin lot on the Balboa Peninsula. Shades of white cover just about everything in the 3,143-square-foot floor plan, from the paneled walls to the built-in cabinetry to the marble countertops.

The two-story home on the Balboa Peninsula offers outdoor spaces such as a patio off the living room, a b...

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Newport News: 5 Open Houses Coming Up (PICS)

(Realtor)

NEWPORT NEWS, VA — Browsing houses for sale online can be a somewhat inefficient process. Pictures might not demonstrate what a house has to offer, and they can often make a dud of a property appear more spacious and sparkling than it is in reality. That’s why open houses are so handy: No more guesswork involved!

Ready to start hunting? To help you out, we’ve compiled a list of the five newest open houses scheduled in the Newport News area. That way, you can get a feel for the current offerings without committing to a house blindly.

Below is an address, photo, price, home size and open-house time for each property on our list — such as one with 3 beds and 3 baths for $380,000, and another with 3 beds and 1 bath for $178,800.

Click on any address for additional photos and detail...

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