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November 2021 Lake of the Woods Monthly Statistics

In November, 19 homes SOLD in Lake of the Woods.

0 sold between $130-199,999;
1 sold between $200-249,999;
4 sold between $250,000-299,999;
4 sold between $300-349,999;
5 sold between $350,000-399,999;
3 sold between $400-499,999;
1 sold between $500,000-$900,000; see 402 Harrison Cir, here.
1 sold over $1,000,000! See 104 Tyler Trail, here.

20 Active/Coming Soon Listings for Sale
35 Homes Under Contract
330 Homes Sold since January 1, 2021.

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 homeowners. 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

Brick-front Home in Private Cul-de-Sac ISO New Owners For Sale $335,000 by the Licata Group EXP!

Brick-front Home in Private Cul-de-Sac ISO New Owners For Sale $335,000 by the Licata Group EXP!

Welcome home to 111 Carriage Court! This wonderful brick front home located close to the main gate and in a private cul-de-sac will be the one. Once you enter, you are welcomed by gleaming hardwood floors, a great room with brick fireplace and soaring ceilings. The kitchen boasts plenty of counter space to spread out, as well as a breakfast bar and a dining area! The sun room off the family room will be one of your favorite areas with access to the deck. When it comes to entertaining family and friends, the formal dining room and flow of the main living areas are sure to please. The inviting owner’s suite is spacious, and the en-suite bathroom offers a double vanity and soaking tub with jets. Two additional bedrooms, full bath and laundry room complete the main level. Enjoy your favorite beverage, read a book, or take in the sounds of nature from the deck.

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, and a church 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! Perhaps you’d like a game of bridge or volunteering your time and talents…Lake of the Woods offers more than 60 clubs and/or organizations from which you may choose to become involved. Located in Orange County, we are fortunate to enjoy low real estate taxes. Coupled with home prices ranging from $200,000+ to over $2,000,000, Lake of the Woods is the perfect community for both full-time residents, as well as weekenders. But don’t take my word for it, please come see for yourself! I will gladly give you a tour of Lake of the Woods by boat and by car so that you may experience why I love Lake of the Woods!

DR Horton New Construction move in ready homes locust grove virginia 22508

D.R. Horton has MOVE-IN-READY Homes Available for Sale in Wilderness Shores Community, Locust Grove, Virginia!

D.R. Horton has FIVE remaining homes available for purchase in the community: Wilderness Shores, located in Locust Grove, Virginia, with prices ranging from $421,000 and up. There are multiple floor plans available to choose from that are move-in ready BEFORE the new year! Why not ring in the new year in YOUR BRAND-NEW HOME?! They even offer special savings to first responders, law enforcement, nurses, military personnel, etc. HURRY AND CALL NOW, THESE 5 WILL NOT LAST LONG! Interested in seeing what’s available? Give our office a call, so we can give you a tour! 540-388-2541

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 homeowners. 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.

35103 Saba Pl, Locust Grove, VA 22508

35103 Saba Place, Locust Grove, Virginia 22508 UNDER CONTRACT by the Licata Group EXP Realty LLC!

Welcome to 35103 Saba Place, a beautiful end-unit townhome boasting a stone front. Once inside you will love the kitchen featuring a center island, breakfast bar and pantry. With the main level being so open, it will make entertaining and daily life a breeze. An incredible owner’s suite full of natural light, an en-suite bath with a soaking tub, separate shower, and a huge walk-in closet. In addition to the owner’s suite on the upper level, you have a second bedroom with its own full bath and a laundry room. The lower level features a bedroom and a full bath with a private entrance. Grab your favorite beverage and relax on your deck or your private patio. New carpet, freshly painted, and a one-car garage make this the one.

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 homeowners. 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.

521 Monticello Cir, Lake of the Woods Virginia 22508

521 Monticello Cir, Lake of the Woods, Virginia 22508 SOLD!!! by the Licata Group Exp Realty LLC!

Welcome home to 521 Monticello Circle! This immaculate, updated, and well-maintained home in Lake of the Woods truly has it all. From the moment you arrive, you will love the inviting curb appeal, brick walkway, and beautifully landscaped yard. Upon entering, you are greeted by gleaming hardwood floors, a cozy fireplace, fine finishes, and a sought-after open floor plan. The vaulted ceilings and ample windows allow the sun to shine in and provide so much natural light. The family room, boasting cathedral ceilings, gas fireplace, and access to the screened porch, flow effortlessly into the gourmet kitchen. This expansive chef’s kitchen features a breakfast bar, granite countertops, backsplash, table space, and upgraded stainless-steel appliances. In addition, the formal dining room and living room boasting a wall of windows will make entertaining a breeze. The owner’s suite is spacious and offers an en-suite bath featuring double vanities with granite countertops, a walk-in beautifully tiled shower, a luxurious soaking tub, and a spacious walk-in closet with built-in shelves. Grab a book and your favorite beverage and head out to the screened porch surrounded by trees and privacy, as this is sure to become one of your favorite spots. All of this and close to the member-only back gate, too!

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, and a church 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! Perhaps you’d like a game of bridge or volunteering your time and talents…Lake of the Woods offers more than 60 clubs and/or organizations from which you may choose to become involved. Located in Orange County, we are fortunate to enjoy low real estate taxes. Coupled with home prices ranging from $200,000+ to over $2,000,000, Lake of the Woods is the perfect community for both full-time residents, as well as weekenders. But don’t take my word for it, please come see for yourself! I will gladly give you a tour of Lake of the Woods by boat and by car so that you may experience why I love 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 homeowners. 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.

market stats lake of the woods virginia 22508

October 2021 Lake of the Woods Monthly Statistics

In October, 33 homes SOLD in Lake of the Woods.


0 sold between $130-199,999;
2 sold between $200-249,999;
7 sold between $250,000-299,999;
10 sold between $300-349,999;
6 sold between $350,000-399,999;
3 sold between $400-499,999;
3 sold between $500,000-$900,000;
2 sold over $1,000,000! See them here: 132 Birchside Cir and 129 Green Spring Rd!

29 Active/Coming Soon Listings for Sale
31 Homes Under Contract
312 Homes Sold since January 1, 2021.

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 homeowners. 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

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Wait Any Longer to Invest in Real Estate

Key Takeaways:

  • Even as home prices continue to climb, there’s never been a better time to get your foot in the door when it comes to real estate investing.
  • You don’t need a lot of money to diversify your portfolio—in fact, you have more options than you might think!
  • Whether you’re an experienced investor or a first-timer, you’ll want to work with the right agent to score a great deal.

What Buyers Need to Know About Real Estate Investing

Even if you haven’t bought or sold a house this year, you’ve probably heard wild predictions and statistics about the real estate market. As prices keep skyrocketing, would-be and experienced investors alike are wondering if now is the right time to add to their portfolios. Believe it or not, now might be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to purchase an income-generating property—and there are countless options from which to choose.

Still on the fence? Here are a few quick tips and tricks you need to know before investing in real estate.

Real estate investment isn’t only for the rich

Despite what popular shows on HGTV might tell you, real estate investing is something anyone can accomplish with careful planning and saving. You don’t even need any experience to get started—but having the help of a real estate agent will make all the difference.

Start by working with an agent who knows your local investment market. Based on your budget and goals, they’ll help you select a property that meets your needs and offers a high return on investment. Don’t just limit yourself to fixer-uppers—it’s worth considering land, single- or multi-family homes and condos, office space, or warehouses, too.

With a little sweat equity, you can easily turn any investment into an income-generating property that will help you pay off your mortgage. The easiest way to do this involves renting your property out to tenants. Over the last decade, the average rent has increased by more than 30%—so if you plan on keeping your property for a long time, you’ll be able to turn an impressive profit while building equity.

Mortgage rates remain low

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One of the biggest mistakes that any investor can make is trying to time the market. While it may seem tempting to wait until a recession for prices to decrease, it’s impossible to predict how the market will fluctuate over time. And even as prices continue rising, you’ll want to factor low mortgage rates into the equation.

Lower mortgage rates make real estate investing more affordable. As of November 2021, the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate hovers around 3.4%, which is roughly a full percentage point lower than it was in 2018. Let’s put that into perspective—if you purchase a $400,000 property with a 20% down payment, you’d pay around $1,419 per month. But if you bought the same asset with a 4.4% rate, that monthly payment would skyrocket by more than $200, which adds up over time.

First-timers can start small

First-time real estate investors

Even if you aren’t a current homeowner, real estate investing isn’t out of your reach. Some smart investors actually use their primary residence to generate extra money on the side. Once you establish a cash flow, you can start saving up for an even bigger investment down the line.

Wondering how you can start investing in real estate without a lot of capital? Real estate investment trusts (REITs) let you pool your money together with other investors and earn dividends, so you won’t have to buy or manage your own property. Many millennials have even tried “house hacking,” which involves buying a home and renting out rooms to offset a mortgage. And for an even simpler way to invest, consider land—some plots are available for just a few thousand dollars, and they’ll likely increase in value over time.

Work with Real Estate Investment Experts

Even if you already have a few assets under your belt, now is the time to diversify your investment portfolio! We have ample experience helping investors just like you, and we’d love to help you find an income-generating property that checks all the boxes.

Need to sell an investment property? We can certainly help with that, too!

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 homeowners. 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.

612 mt pleasant dr, lake of the woods virginia 22508

612 Mt Pleasant Dr, Lake of the Woods, Virginia 22508 NOW SOLD! by the Licata Group Exp Realty!

Welcome to 612 Mt Pleasant Drive! This beautifully renovated cottage is nestled in the trees of amenity-rich Lake of the Woods. Once inside, you will be in awe of the fine finishes and attention to detail. The open floor plan, skylights and the amazing use of space just add to the wow factor you feel when you walk in. The covered deck is perfect for relaxing or entertaining as well as sitting on the front porch with your favorite book just taking everything in. The oversized two-car garage is 24 x 24 and is big enough for all your toys, cars and has room for the perfect workshop.

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, and a church 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! Perhaps you’d like a game of bridge or volunteering your time and talents… Lake of the Woods offers more than 60 clubs and/or organizations from which you may choose to become involved. Located in Orange County, we are fortunate to enjoy low real estate taxes. Coupled with home prices ranging from $250,000+ to over $2,000,000, Lake of the Woods is the perfect community for both full-time residents, as well as weekenders. But don’t take my word for it, please come see for yourself! I will gladly give you a tour of Lake of the Woods by boat and by car so that you may experience why I love 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 homeowners. 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.

3115 Lakeview Pkwy, WATERFRONT LOT for Sale Lake of the Woods Virginia 22508

3115 Lakeview Pkwy, WATERFRONT LOT, Lake of the Woods Virginia 22508 now UNDER CONTRACT!

Imagine the memories you’ll make! Spectacular sunsets from the perfect lake home or dock designed by you and built for you are just the beginning! This deep, incredibly beautiful main lake wooded lot offers 64 feet of sensational, clean and clear water frontage that is the perfect backdrop for your new lake home! Whether you enjoy your day on the boat, kayak, jet ski, simply swimming or floating from your dock, or entertaining family and friends, this lot provides the ideal setting for your dream home. So let’s get this lake home and lake life started! Situated on the main lake, you’ll love the lifestyle! If you also enjoy history and/or hiking, your new home will be across the street from the Wilderness Battlefield walking trials for easy access.

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, and a church 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! Perhaps you’d like a game of bridge or volunteering your time and talents… Lake of the Woods offers more than 60 clubs and/or organizations from which you may choose to become involved. Located in Orange County, we are fortunate to enjoy low real estate taxes. Coupled with home prices ranging from the mid-$100,000s to over $2,000,000, Lake of the Woods is the perfect community for both full-time residents, as well as weekenders. But don’t take my word for it, please come see for yourself! I will gladly give you a tour of Lake of the Woods by boat and by car so that you may experience why I love 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 homeowners. 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.

107 fairfax ln, locust grove va 22508

107 Fairfax Ln, Lake of the Woods Virginia 22508 Under Contract by the Licata Group EXP Realty LLC!

Welcome home to 107 Fairfax Lane! This completely updated and well-maintained home is close to the member-only back gate and walking distance to the lake. Relax on your expansive front porch with your favorite book or beverage. Once inside, you will love the updated kitchen with granite countertops, breakfast bar and stainless steel/black upgraded appliances. Enjoy the sitting room with floor to ceiling brick fireplace for those cool nights and a spacious family room. The sought-after split bedroom design offers an owner’s suite with en-suite bath featuring a vanity, beautifully tiled shower, and spacious closet. There are two more bedrooms, additional bath and a half, and laundry room that complete this amazing home! You will love the three-season room, it will be one of your favorite areas of this beautiful home.

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, and a church 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! Perhaps you’d like a game of bridge or volunteering your time and talents… Lake of the Woods offers more than 60 clubs and/or organizations from which you may choose to become involved. Located in Orange County, we are fortunate to enjoy low real estate taxes. Coupled with home prices ranging from $200,000+ to over $2,000,000, Lake of the Woods is the perfect community for both full-time residents, as well as weekenders. But don’t take my word for it, please come see for yourself! I will gladly give you a tour of Lake of the Woods by boat and by car so that you may experience why I love 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 homeowners. 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.