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5 Reasons Buying a Home is Better Than Renting!

Purchasing a home offers amazing financial benefits. Renting a home offers amazing financial benefits for the owner of the property you are renting from. Keep that in mind the next time you think about staying in your rental.

1. You Are Paying For A Home Regardless if You Rent or Buy

Some will argue renting eliminates the costs of property taxes and home repairs. All renters should realize that all the expenses your landlord must incur (property taxes, repairs, insurance and etc.) are rolled into your rent anyway along with profit margin.

2.  Home Ownership Is a Form of Forced Savings

Studies have shown homeowners have a net worth 44X times higher than a renter. It was recently estimated that a family buying a average home this past January could build more than $40,000 in family wealth in the next five years.

3. Owning Is a Hedge Against Inflation

Home values and rents tend to go up at or higher than the rate of inflation. When you own, your home's value will protect you against in…

Greensprings Plantation Living

Greensprings Plantation at Governors Ridge is a Master Planned Golf Community that offers a wide range of custom built resale homes. 
Located in Williamsburg, Virginia in a neighborhood that isn't right in town but isn't too far out of town. Named after and close by the historic Green Spring Plantation is the site of Governor William Berkeley’s mansion and estate described by Lady Frances Berkeley in 1677 as “the finest seat in America & the only tolerable place for a Govenour .
The community is built adjacent  the award winning Williamsburg National Golf Course where you can play 36 holes of golf on two different courses. (special memberships are available to homeowners)


Greensprings Plantation offers it’s residents scenic lakes, a swimming pool, tennis courts, playground and a beautiful clubhouse. An active homeowner's association has many  social events throughout the year. The Swim Team is pretty darn good too.
Detached homes offered in Greensprings Plantation offer a wide array of architectural styles and home choices. Most range from 3 bedrooms to 5 bedroom with square footages ranging from 2000+ to over 5000 square feet.
Located on approximately 375 acres, Greensprings Plantation has about 176 homes.



Many of the homes were built between 1996 and 2000 by some of Williamsburg Virginia’s finest builders including Wayne Harbin, Kar San, Richard Dobson, Curtis and Davis and others.. 
The monthly home owner fee in Greensprings Plantation is $80. This fee changes so please feel free to contact me with the fees for this year. The fee covers all common Area Maintenance ( entrances, playgrounds, park areas ),  Use of the  Pool, Clubhouse , Playground, Tennis and maintenance of those  facilities.

Current Williamsburg/ James City County Schools for The Greensprings Plantation Community are Matoaka Elementary, Hornsby Middle and Jamestown High School. These change every couple of years so always make sure you ask before purchasing a home. 
If you have any questions and/or would like to view homes for sale  in Greensprings Plantation or other communities in greater Williamsburg or Hampton Roads, I am here to help. Give me a call at 757-784-3230 or email me at leighannfisher@lizmoore.com



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