August 2, 2008

Old is New Again at Beach Antiques Show

More than 100 dealers are displaying their antiques today and Sunday at the Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000 19th St., Virginia Beach.

The Virginia Beach Antiques Show features American, Asian and European items from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.

None are flea-market items, new collections or reproductions, organizers said in a prepared statement.

Adults pay $7 for admission. Children age 12 or younger are free. A $1 discount coupon is available at .

For more information, call (757) 417-7771 , or send an e-mail to [email protected] .


Ever need help getting started with a remodeling or repair project?

A North Carolina general contractor thinks many homeowners do and is preparing to rent himself as a remodeling and repair coach.

But first, Scott Woolard Jr. of Sea Thru Construction Inc. of Harbinger, N.C., is inviting homeowners to bring their questions to a free workshop from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Currituck Library, 4261 Caratoke Hwy., Barco, N.C.

Call (252) 491-6964 for more information.


Women who want to learn more about title insurance and how to form a limited liability corporation are invited to a free workshop from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 12 at Gateway Bank, 641 Lynnhaven Pkwy., Suite 100, in Virginia Beach.

The meeting is hosted by the Women's Real Estate Buyers and Investors Network.

For more information, call (757) 515-4666, or go to .


Nonprofit agencies, the military and a real estate trade group are offering free classes in August to help renters become home buyers.

Those who complete the classes may be eligible to qualify for a below-market rate home loan from the authority.

Reservations are requested.

The Greater Hampton Roads Realtor Association, 638 Independence Parkway, Suite 100, Chesapeake, is holding a six-hour class from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. Call (757) 473-2160 .

The Welcome Center of Hampton Roads Navy Housing, 7924 14th St., Norfolk, is hosting a class from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday. Active duty personnel, reservists, Department of Defense employees, veterans, dependents and those who have a valid military ID are eligible to attend. Call (757) 445-5039 .

The Urban League of Hampton Roads, 3225 High St., Portsmouth, is hosting a class from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 9. Call (757) 627-0864 .

Portsmouth Redevelopment and Housing Authority is hosting a class from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 9 at Effingham Plaza, 715 Madison St., Portsmouth. Call (757) 391-2932 .

Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority, 201 Granby St., Norfolk, is hosting a class over two nights from 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 12 and 14. Call (757) 314-4202 .

Community Housing Partners, 911 First Colonial Road, Virginia Beach, is hosting a six-hour class from 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 12 and 14 and another from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 23. Call (757) 422-9664 ext. 10 .

The Up Center, 222 West 19th St., Norfolk, is holding a class from 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 14 and 21. Call (757) 625-2227, ext. 117 .


Realty Executives Real estate agent Jeff Dente has joined the brokerage at its office on Phoenix Drive in Virginia Beach.

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