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fall open houses

Lake of the Woods Fall Community Open Houses Sunday, October 6th NOON-4pm

The Lake of the Woods Association will be hosting its Fall Open House on Sunday, October 6th from NOON-4pm! We invite any, and everyone to come and see all the beautiful homes in Lake of the Woods! Homes that will be open for viewing typically range from $150,000-to well over $1,000,000. You will have access to amenities and homes for sale, and it is the perfect time to become acquainted with Lake of the Woods and discover why “It’s another beautiful day at the lake.”
If you are considering selling your house, this is a great opportunity for you, whether listing with an agent or selling by owner, as the open house attracts over 150 visitors. If you are interested in selling your home yourself, we are happy to provide some helpful tips!
Lake of the Woods
A private, gated, secured community, Lake of the Woods offers anything and everything you could possibly want. Home to two lakes (the 550 acre main lake and a 35 acre “fishing lake”), a golf course, an equestrian center, a fire and rescue department, church, fitness center, walking trails, 2 pools, and 9 beaches all within the gates, Lake of the Woods simply has it all. Whether your passion is boating, water-skiing, kayaking, golfing, horseback riding, or simply taking in the breathtaking views from the clubhouse while enjoying a fabulous meal, from your own deck or yard, or from one of the beaches, you won’t be disappointed. With an HOA fee of approx. $131/month and low taxes in Orange County, you can’t beat it!

Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods VA or Waterfront property in Virginia we are your professionals for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove, Central Virginia, and Greater Virginia, we are your proven Real Estate professionals. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, that’s the #1 question asked by home sellers. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. The Question is how much is it worth? Pricing your home accurately, Pat will partner with you to make the selling process so much easier. Get started today by calling us at (540) 388-2541 or contact Pat Licata.
To see available Lake of the Woods properties, please visit our site.

542 harrison waterfront

WATERFRONT! 542 Harrison Cir., Lake of the Woods, VA Now Under Contract!

WATERFRONT! 542 Harrison Cir., Lake of the Woods, VA By Pat Licata REALTOR
The stunning architecture of this stately waterfront boasting 115 ft of shoreline will wow you! Located in a serene area of the lake with gourmet kitchen, an incredible outdoor living space and an exceptional sun-room with views, you’ll relax the days away. Enjoy the Lake of the Woods lifestyle: clubhouse, walking trails, equestrian center, golf course, fitness center, and much more! **NOTE: Pool & Spa shown in video below HAVE been REMOVED**

Enjoy the lake of the Woods lifestyle: jump in the pool, play a round of golf, trail ride from the stables, savor a meal at the clubhouse overlooking pristine lake,  and much more!
Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods VA or Waterfront property in Virginia we are your professionals for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove, Central Virginia, and Greater Virginia, we are your proven Real Estate professionals. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, that’s the #1 question asked by home sellers. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. The Question is how much is it worth? Pricing your home accurately, Pat will partner with you to make the selling process so much easier. Get started today by calling us at (540) 388-2541 or contact Pat Licata.
To see available Lake of the Woods properties, please visit our site.

wine

Adult Wine & Cheese Pool Social at the LOW Clubhouse Pool!

The LOWA Pools Committee is hosting the Adult Wine & Cheese Pool Social on Saturday, July 13th from 7PM – 9PM.

If you haven’t had the opportunity to visit the newly constructed pool, this is a great time – kids free! Entry fee will be $10 per person and will include 2 glasses of wine and food. ($5 for each additional glass of wine, if you wish). You pay at the door and it will be cash only.

Be sure to RSVP with Vassa Olson at: vassaathelake@gmail.com and include your preference of red, white, or rose wine. You must register by July 10th. Should the weather not participate, the rain date will be: July 27th.

Lifeguards will be on duty! This event is sponsored by FLOW (Friends of Lake of the Woods).

Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods VA or Waterfront property in Virginia we are your Real Estate Advisors for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove, Central Virginia, and Greater Virginia. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, “what is my home worth?” is the #1 question asked by home owners. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. Pricing your home accurately, Pat will partner with you to make the selling process so much easier. Get started today by calling us at (540) 388-2541 or contact Pat Licata.

To see available Lake of the Woods properties, please visit our site.

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Celebrate Independence Day at the LOW Clubhouse July 6, 2019!

After the Lake of the Woods Fourth of July Independence Day Celebration, visit the Clubhouse for Dinner! The restaurant and deck will open at 5PM and the buffet will be $29.95 per person from 6:30PM to 8:30PM. The buffet will only be available to those on the deck and the regular menu will ONLY be available INSIDE for regular dining. Be sure to call 540-972-2221 to reserve your spot! The menu is pictured below but include: BBQ Chicken, BBQ Ribs, Hot dogs, corn on the cob and so much more delicious cook-out food!

Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods VA or Waterfront property in Virginia we are your Real Estate Advisors for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove, Central Virginia, and Greater Virginia. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, “what is my home worth?” is the #1 question asked by home owners. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. Pricing your home accurately, Pat will partner with you to make the selling process so much easier. Get started today by calling us at (540) 388-2541 or contact Pat Licata.

To see available Lake of the Woods properties, please visit our site.

Log Cabin in VA

Guide for New Yorkers Buying a Property in Virginia

One of the main reasons to move to Virginia is the great quality of life.

If you’re thinking about moving from New York City and buying a property in Virginia, you’re not the only one. A lot of New Yorkers are starting to look for a property in Virginia, and there are a lot of reasons why. One of them is an excellent offer of available jobs. Another is the high numbers of educated people in Virginia. People come to Orange County similar places to start a career and enjoy all that Virginia has to offer. Quiet and crowd-free beaches are a perfect spot to spend your Sunday afternoon at. Similarly, if you’re moving there with kids, you can be sure that there would be a lot of activities to do, like going to amusement parks or museums. 

If you want to find a good job, move to Northern Virginia. 

Since Northern Virginia is close to Washington D.C., you might want to consider buying a property there. This location is great when it comes to job opportunities and building your career. That’s because a lot of companies are moving into Northern Virginia, meaning that there will be and already are plenty of hiring opportunities for job seekers. If you’re trying to find a job in the government or technology, you’ll see that there are a lot of government agencies and IT companies there. Similarly, if you’re looking to open your own company and need suitable office space, there sure are plenty to find in Northern Virginia. Plus, you’ll be close to the nation’s capital, Washington D.C. 

Some other things that Northern Virginia has to offer to New Yorkers are gorgeous mountain views, nature preserves, and spots for camping. New York, on the other hand, is a busy place with plenty of stuff going on nonstop. Virginia, however, is the perfect getaway from all the hustle and bustle of a big city. You’ll have the best of both worlds: amazing career options and much more peaceful surroundings. 

If you’re ready to relocate and start a career in Virginia, you’ll need to find a home. Try searching for open houses and see if any meets your standards. 

Choose peaceful West Virginia when buying a property.

Cheat Lake, West Virginia, one of things worth buying a property in Virginia for

West Virginia has a lot to offer to those who enjoy the outdoors and a peaceful, natural surrounding.

West Virginia has a lot to offer to those who enjoy the outdoors and a peaceful, natural surrounding Alt tag: Cheat Lake, West Virginia, one of the things worth buying a property in Virginia for 

Moreover, if your main reason for moving out of New York City is to find a quieter place, the Appalachian Mountains or the coast are great locations. You can find impressive properties in small towns close to these areas and enjoy your daily peace and quiet. 

If you’re a true New Yorker, getting used to the calming natural surroundings and activities that can be done there can take some time. However, this need not be the case. You may discover that you actually quite enjoy nature and the mountainous regions. So, expect to make some lifestyle changes and don’t be afraid to try something new. You’ll have the opportunity to enjoy some planting and agriculture or go hiking in the mountains. Finally, get ready for some breathtaking natural views, especially in fall. You’ll feel like you’re in a fairy tale just by being surrounded by beautiful nature. 

All in all, buying a property in West Virginia is a great idea if you want to save up a bit since it is quite the contrary to the expensive lifestyle back in New York City. So, you’ll just need to find a good real estate agent to help you buy a house in Virginia that best suits your needs. 

Virginia is diverse, just like New York City.

diverse hands in a circle

Virginia is home to a diverse population that makes this state a beautiful place to live in.

One thing that won’t require plenty of adjusting is diversity in Virginia. Just like in New York City, Virginia is home to a richly diverse population that keeps on growing. There are a lot of Asian Americans as well as Hispanic Americans that live in Virginia. Moreover, many are still relocating there in large numbers. Virginia has become the place of choice for many immigrant families because of cheaper lifestyle and many job offers. That is why you won’t need to worry about buying a property there. Moreover you don’t need to worry about fitting in with the rest of the population. Virginia continues to be a welcoming place for people with all kinds of backgrounds and culture. Find a reliable moving company with experienced workers like the ones from divinemoving.com. With such professionals, moving to a new property in Virginia will actually be an enjoyable process. 

Great Education and Healthcare are worth buying a property for.

a doctor

You can count on great healthcare in Virginia. 

Northern Virginia is a place with many prestigious and award-winning hospitals. Similarly, a lot of Virginia’s healthcare institutions are nationally ranked thanks to their exceptional care. So, this alone should be the reason to consider buying a property in Virginia. 

Virginia also has the following organizations: 

  • Virginia Health Foundation 
  • The Virginia Association of Free and Charitable Clinics 

Moreover, the education system in Virginia is also impressive. Students have amazing results in almost every subject and public schools have high ranks. There are almost 170 universities and colleges which is why there are so many highly educated people. If you are a student or have children, you can be sure that moving to Virginia is a great idea. 

If you have bought a home in Virginia you’ll also need a good moving company. They will pack your belongings in cheap but secure boxes. In that way you won’t need to experience any stress during relocation. 

Low crime rates and great quality of life 

Due to the low crime rates and therefore, a great quality of life, you should certainly consider moving to Virginia. The feeling of being safe in your own home is an important factor to consider when buying a property. Part of the reason for Virginia’s good quality of life is the median income that is significantly higher than the nation’s average.  This is due to the fact that there is a large number of people with high education. 

In addition, Virginia has a lot of employment opportunities. That is why New Yorkers decide on relocating here and buying a property. 

Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods VA or Waterfront property in Virginia we are your Real Estate Advisors for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove, Central Virginia, and Greater Virginia. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, “what is my home worth?” is the #1 question asked by home owners. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. Pricing your home accurately, Pat will partner with you to make the selling process so much easier. Get started today by calling us at (540) 388-2541 or contact Pat Licata.

To see available Lake of the Woods properties, please visit our site.

movie under the stars

Join the Licata Group for Our Special Summer Movie Night at the Point! in Lake of the Woods, Virginia 22508

Bring the kids out for a free, fun OUTDOOR movie night under the stars! We’ll have popcorn and other classic movie snacks and drinks for you and your family to enjoy while watching Secret Life of Pets right at the Lake of the Woods Clubhouse Point! Invite your neighbors and friends that have little ones that would enjoy the show with you. Please bring your own blanket or chairs for seating and arrive early to get a good spot! RSVP online: RSVP, or by calling 540-388-2541 or email Cheryl@LicataGroup.com .
This movie screening will begin at 9PM sharp on Friday, July 12, 2019.

Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods VA or Waterfront property in Virginia we are your Real Estate Advisors for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove, Central Virginia, and Greater Virginia. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, “what is my home worth?” is the #1 question asked by home owners. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. Pricing your home accurately, Pat will partner with you to make the selling process so much easier. Get started today by calling us at (540) 388-2541 or contact Pat Licata.

To see available Lake of the Woods properties, please visit our site.

planning

Trust and Estate Planning is Topic of June’s Civic Club Meeting

Please join the Civic Club on Wednesday, June 12th, at 7pm in the Lake of the Woods Clubhouse, as Joseph M. Kirchgessner, a Senior Partner with Woehrle Dahlberg Jones Yao PLLC, will discuss estate planning and trust creations. You’ll learn what is important to think about and what information you’ll need in order to create these very important documents. Time will be allotted for questions at the end of the presentation. 

A Fredericksburg area native, Mr. Kirchgessner joined the firm the Spring of 2015 after having worked at a boutique employment law firm in Washington, D.C. He advocates for his clients in a variety of matters, including Domestic Relations, Estate Planning, Business/Employment, and Criminal matters.  

After graduating from Courtland High School in 2005, Mr. Kirchgessner went on to attend Christopher Newport University in Newport News, VA. He graduated in 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts in History. Following a sixth summer of coaching a local swim team, he then worked for a small law firm in Fredericksburg, VA that focused on workers’ compensation cases for about two years before attending law school. 

Mr. Kirchgessner attended St. Louis University School of Law and graduated in the Spring of 2014 with a concentration in Labor and Employment Studies.  

Mr. Kirchgessner is an experienced litigator and has participated in hundreds of trials throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia, including successful jury trials for both criminal and estate planning matters. 

In his spare time, Mr. Kirchgessner is an avid swimmer, cyclist, and traveler. He currently serves as President of the Ron Rosner YMCA in Spotsylvania County and is active in the Fredericksburg Area Bar Association, among other charitable efforts in the Fredericksburg community. 

Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods VA or Waterfront property in Virginia we are your Real Estate Advisors for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove, Central Virginia, and Greater Virginia. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, “what is my home worth?” is the #1 question asked by home owners. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. Pricing your home accurately, Pat will partner with you to make the selling process so much easier. Get started today by calling us at (540) 388-2541 or contact Pat Licata.

To see available Lake of the Woods properties, please visit our site.

Waterfront in Lake of the Woods Virginia 22508 SOLD! SOLD! SOLD! By Pat Licata

105 Green Spring Road! This is what summer is made of, so start making your memories! Bright & cheerful waterfront cottage is like a ray of sunshine. Enjoy your extensive deck under the shade trees, bask in the sun from your dock and take a dip in the lake to cool off. Feel like venturing out? Visit the stables, meet friends for breakfast before tee off at the golf course or enjoy a quiet morning of fishing and more.

Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods Va or Waterfront property in Virginia or homes for rent we are your proven Real Estate professionals for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove and Central Virginia. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, that’s the #1 question asked by home sellers. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. The question is how much is it worth? Pricing your home accurately, Pat will partner with you to make the selling process so much easier. Get started today by calling us at (540) 388-2541 or contact Pat Licata.
To see available Lake of the Woods properties, please visit our site!

red day

Red Day at The Licata Group on May 9th!

What is RED DAY?


Renew, Energize and Donate (RED) is Keller Williams’ annual day of service. It is an opportunity for The Licata Group Real Estate Team to give back to our local community and show gratitude to those we serve.
Our plan is to have a Food Drive for the LIONS CLUB WILDERNESS FOOD PANTRY and also for the ORANGE COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER. We will be accepting donations of non perishable food items for our neighbors and four legged friends at our Locust Grove Office. Additionally, The Licata Group Team Members will spend some time walking the animals at the Orange County Animal Shelter as part of our service!
Please feel free to stop by our office 7:30am to 5pm, Monday through Friday, between May 3rd and May 9th to drop off your donations.
On May 9th, we will have containers to gather the donated food items. We welcome all from our community to stop by!
Be sure to contribute to the cause and say hello. We’d love to see you!!
Please be part of our RED Day!! Please spread the word to your friends!

Check out some photos from our very successful Red Day last year!

Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods VA or Waterfront property in Virginia we are your Real Estate Advisors for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove, Central Virginia, and Greater Virginia. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, “what is my home worth?” is the #1 question asked by home owners. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. Pricing your home accurately, Pat will partner with you to make the selling process so much easier. Get started today by calling us at (540) 388-2541 or contact Pat Licata.

To see available Lake of the Woods properties, please visit our site.

aging together

Join Aging Together for an “Orange County Community Conversation”

Wednesday, April 24th from 10AM – 1PM at the Lake of the Woods Community Center (110 Sweetbriar Park, Locust Grove VA 22508).

Aging Together partnered with LOWLINC and others, want to hear your concerns as you or someone you care about age in this region. There are a variety of topics that will be covered including: transportation, home repairs, access to health care, etc. Aging Together is an organization that bring individuals and businesses in this region together to produce educational events and expand their services for older adults and their families to maintain their health, safety and quality of life.

Come and share your opinions and experiences on aging and help make a difference in others lives. There will be a free boxed lunch included at this event – so be sure to save your seat! All are welcome!

RSVPs are appreciated. Please call: 540-829-6405 or 1-877-926-8300. You can also register online at: aarp.cvent.com/AARPVAAgingTogether

“Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods VA or Waterfront property in Virginia we are your Real Estate Advisors for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove, Central Virginia, and Greater Virginia. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, “what is my home worth?” is the #1 question asked by home owners. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. Pricing your home accurately, Pat will partner with you to make the selling process so much easier. Get started today by calling us at (540) 388-2541 or contact Pat Licata.

To see available Lake of the Woods properties, please visit our site.