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The SBH Newsletter – September 2021
The SBH Newsletter – September 2021

Happy Labor Day! I’d like to take this time to thank all the American workers out there making things happen during this unprecedented time in history. I personally witnessed so many workers going the extra mile this summer to make things happen for the companies that employ them. On the…

Sandbridge Market Metrics – January 1, 2021 – August 31, 2021 YTD
Sandbridge Market Metrics – January 1, 2021 – August 31, 2021 YTD

When new listings come on most are “under contract” within a few days and for more than list price. I do expect more listings after the summer season.

The SBH Newsletter – July 2021
The SBH Newsletter – July 2021

On the real estate front we continue to move along at a fast pace, by that, I mean when new listings come on most are “under contract” within a few days and for more than list price.

Dolphin Naming Contest (Updated with Winner)
Dolphin Naming Contest (Updated with Winner)

Pat Barton discusses the Annual 4th of July Boat Parade as well as a Dolphin’s Promise naming contest with a $100 prize! Watch the video to find out more!

There is No Bubble!
There is No Bubble!

Pat Barton explains why there is no housing bubble and why leading economists say no crash is imminent due to current combination of low inventory and buyer demand.

Memorial Day Message from Pat Barton
Memorial Day Message from Pat Barton

Pat Barton and son, Bane, would like to wish all the fathers out there a Happy Father’s Day!

The 41st Annual Sandbridge Pig Pickin’ is September 11th
The 41st Annual Sandbridge Pig Pickin’ is September 11th

The 41st Annual Sandbridge Volunteer Rescue Squad Pig Pickin’ will take place on September 11, 2021 at Little Island Park! Please come on by our office to pick up your tickets! Tickets are $40 per person and children 10 and under are free.

The SBH Newsletter – June 2021
The SBH Newsletter – June 2021

Happy Father’s Day to all those Dad’s out there! I hope you have a great day with family and friends and for all those that cannot be with family and friends, a special prayer that you will be with your loved ones soon!

Sandbridge Market Metrics – January 1, 2021 – June 16, 2021 YTD
Sandbridge Market Metrics – January 1, 2021 – June 16, 2021 YTD

Real estate continues to move quickly, when reviewing single family homes that are “pending” and “sold”, you will see some of these went under contract in one or two days. With the rise in sales prices…

Relocating Just Got Easier!
Relocating Just Got Easier!

If you’ve been considering an out‐of‐area move, I would love to help you get started! Moving can be stressful but finding a real estate agent in your new town doesn’t have to be.

Emergency Preparedness for You (and Your Pets)
Emergency Preparedness for You (and Your Pets)

It’s almost impossible to predict when a crisis may occur, but there are a few basic measures you can take to be prepared for unexpected weather or life events.

Take Our Buyer’s Questionnaire
Take Our Buyer’s Questionnaire

Thinking about purchasing a home? Take our Buyer’s Questionnaire. With his experience and knowledge, Pat Barton will help you be sure you’re making the right real estate decisions.

Buyer’s Guide – Finding Your Perfect Home
Buyer’s Guide – Finding Your Perfect Home

In today’s world of compromises and rushed decisions, does your perfect home even exist? At Atlantic Sotheby’s International Realty, we believe it does. In fact, we know it does. Because every day, in neighborhoods all over Hampton Roads…

Memorial Day Message from Pat Barton
Memorial Day Message from Pat Barton

Happy Memorial Day Weekend from Pat Barton and the entire team at SBH Real Estate! We wish you all a safe and happy holiday weekend with friends and family.

Day of Remembrance Memorial Day Tribute
Day of Remembrance Memorial Day Tribute

SandbridgeHouses.com and Sandbridge Life would like to honor the deceased men and women of the United States Armed Forces. Our video tribute includes the deceased loved ones of our family, friends, and fans of the Sandbridge community.

The SBH Newsletter – May 2021
The SBH Newsletter – May 2021

We continue to see high demand for single-family homes along with that we are seeing higher prices and appreciation in property values. Condos also continue to have strong buyer interest and are going under contract with shorter periods of time on market. We currently have 6 homes and 17 condos…

The SBH Newsletter – April 2021 – 2nd Edition
The SBH Newsletter – April 2021 – 2nd Edition

As I write this newsletter the paving crew is finishing up the Sandpiper Road project. It’s a huge improvement and they completed the side streets as well. It was long overdue but much appreciated. Everyone is busy getting ready for the upcoming summer season. By all accounts, it will probably…

Why Pat Barton Should Be Your Real Estate Agent
Why Pat Barton Should Be Your Real Estate Agent

The SBH team offers signature custom concierge services tailored to your needs. Simply put, we put your needs first while providing a higher-value service. We guarantee a smooth transition moving from a buyer to homeowner.

Sandbridge Market Metrics – January 1, 2021 – April 22, 2021 YTD
Sandbridge Market Metrics – January 1, 2021 – April 22, 2021 YTD

April 2021 continued with brisk activity on the real estate front. Currently, we have 4 homes and 14 condos for sale. I know I sound like a broken record but we are historic lows with inventory and historic highs for sales prices in regards to single family homes.

The SBH: A Team as Inspired as You Are
The SBH: A Team as Inspired as You Are

Pat Barton, our Sandbridge Beach real estate specialist, has lived here for the past 40 years. His family first came to Sandbridge in 1958, when his grandmother, Bunga Barton, purchased a home at the north end of the Beach. Pat knows the Sandbridge Beach real estate market! Whether you are…

The SBH Newsletter – April 2021
The SBH Newsletter – April 2021

March was another solid month of real estate activity. We are at all-time lows as far as inventory for sale with both single family and condos. As I write this newsletter, there are 3 homes and 20 condos for sale. This certainly is a unique period in real estate, not…

Sandbridge Market Metrics – January 1, 2021 – March 31, 2021 YTD
Sandbridge Market Metrics – January 1, 2021 – March 31, 2021 YTD

March was another solid month of real estate activity. We are at all time lows as far as inventory for sale with both single family and condos. As I write this newsletter there are 3 homes and 20 condos for sale. This certainly is a unique period in real estate…

The Sandbridge Community Yard Sale is Saturday, April 24th
The Sandbridge Community Yard Sale is Saturday, April 24th

Save the date! The next Sandbridge Community Yard Sale is Saturday, April 24, 2021. More details to follow!

The Sandbridge Spring Cleanup is Sunday, April 25th
The Sandbridge Spring Cleanup is Sunday, April 25th

The Sandbridge Spring Cleanup is scheduled for Sunday, April 25th. More details to follow.

Red Cross Blood Drive on Tuesday, March 23rd
Red Cross Blood Drive on Tuesday, March 23rd

Please join us for a Blood Drive on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 from 1:00 PM – 06:00 PM at Wave Church – Seaboard Campus at 2655 Seaboard Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23456. Note: Your donation is essential. Come to give March 23rd for a Red Cross T-shirt as our thanks,…

The SBH Newsletter – February 2021
The SBH Newsletter – February 2021

With the end of February, it means spring is around the corner and it could not come fast enough. It seems the whole country has suffered with this winter season. With the continued roll out of the vaccine and local COVID cases dropping we are seeing the kids return to…

Buying Your Dream Home with SBH Real Estate
Buying Your Dream Home with SBH Real Estate

Watch my latest video, “Picking a Buyer’s Agent” to see how I help clients navigate the local real estate market in Sandbridge Beach and beyond.

Happy Chinese New Year!
Happy Chinese New Year!

Happy Chinese New Year! Kevin Wong (Owner, Boardwok Restaurant) discusses the traditions of the Chinese New Year, how it’s celebrated, and how COVID has impacted his business for the past year.

Sandbridge Market Metrics – January 1, 2021 – February 25, 2021 YTD
Sandbridge Market Metrics – January 1, 2021 – February 25, 2021 YTD

As we close out the new year on the real estate front we have several premier homes that have gone under contract in the last 30 days. Of note is the private sale of 2816 Sandfiddler for $3,235,000, which to my knowledge makes it the largest sale in history at…

January 2021 Market Update
January 2021 Market Update

Watch the latest Sandbridge market update as Pat Barton discusses current trends and what to expect going into the next few months.

The SBH Newsletter – January 2021
The SBH Newsletter – January 2021

On a national level, it has been quite a start. Here in Sandbridge things are moving right along. I can’t remember the last time I have seen so many construction projects going on at the same time. It’s great to see that homeowners are reinvesting in their homes which enhances…

Sandbridge Market Metrics – December 17, 2020 – January 1, 2021 YTD
Sandbridge Market Metrics – December 17, 2020 – January 1, 2021 YTD

As we close out the new year on the real estate front we have several premier homes that have gone under contract in the last 30 days. Of note is the private sale of 2816 Sandfiddler for $3,235,000, which to my knowledge makes it the largest sale in history at…

Benefits of Working With SBH Real Estate
Benefits of Working With SBH Real Estate

Finding your perfect home is about listening: understanding your needs, priorities, concerns, and lifestyle. SBH Real Estate is as inspired as you are. Since 2005, we have sold more than 250 properties exceeding $150 million in volume.

The SBH Newsletter – December 2020
The SBH Newsletter – December 2020

The Holidays are here and I would like to wish you all a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Please watch a quick message from me, featuring listings sold throughout the year! Although 2020 was by far one of the most challenging years in our lives, I believe we have learned…

Sandbridge Market Metrics – January 1, 2020 – December 17, 2020 YTD
Sandbridge Market Metrics – January 1, 2020 – December 17, 2020 YTD

As we close out the new year on the real estate front we have several premier homes that have gone under contract in the last 30 days. Of note is the private sale of 2816 Sandfiddler for $3,235,000, which to my knowledge makes it the largest sale in history at…

The SBH Newsletter – November 2020
The SBH Newsletter – November 2020

I would like to start this newsletter by wishing you all a Happy and Healthy Thanksgiving! This Holiday will look and feel a little different but it will still be a time to reflect on and give thanks for; our family, friends, community and this great Country we call Home.…