Fourth-quarter survey of Ford’s Colony sales

Fourth quarter numbers for Ford’s Colony are in!

A total of 32 home sales closed in Ford’s Colony from October through December – 13 in October, nine in November and 10 in December. These closings brought the 2018 year-end total of closed home sales – including townhomes and condos – to 146.

The average sales price was $502,189, with an average of 95 percent sold to the original list price.

Additionally, there were 56 active listings in Ford’s Colony as of Dec. 31, 2018. The average months supply of inventory was 8.4 months, and the average price per square foot was $153.

Average days on the market for under-contract homes was 88.6

Tom Benjamin sold his home at 104 Seven Oaks for $744,000, 96% of the original list price. He had this to say about his experience:

“Deelyn did a fantastic job selling our home. We had lots of competition and Deelyn’s marketing effort resulted in our having many showings. We followed the market and knew several people who had their homes on the market simultaneously with us. They were amazed at the numbers of showings we had. Deelyn was always very direct, sincere and trustworthy.”

For a fuller conversation about the Ford’s Colony real-estate market, you are invited to attend Deelyn’s annual “Market Watch” presentation at the Ford’s Colony Country Club banquet room on Wed. Feb. 20 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Refreshments will be served. Bring your questions, comments and concerns.

Please RSVP by Wed. Feb. 13 to Deelyn at or 757-503-1999. You may also RSVP to Deelyn’s assistant Christie at or 757-532-1661.

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Deelyn Robinson

Hello and thank you for visiting my blog all about Ford's Colony! Since 2007 I have been THE TOP OVERALL SALES AGENT with the highest gross sales of all Liz Moore agents in Williamsburg. In fact, I annually lead ALL local agents in total closed sales. As your full-service Realtor for the Williamsburg, James City County and Greater Williamsburg areas, I will provide you with superior service at all times. I've lived in Williamsburg nearly 30 years, giving me a wealth of "local knowledge" of the entire region, so I can provide clients with the best possible real estate experience. If you are selling a home, my expertise and proven marketing programs will give you the exposure and edge you need to sell your home quickly for top dollar. I have a comprehensive marketing plan to ensure your home stands out: As an Accredited Staging Professional, I am well-versed in staging homes and preparing them for market. I provide all necessary furnishings and home accessories FREE OF CHARGE! After staging, I work with a professional photographer to capture your home's best features in still photos and 3D virtual tours. Your home will be listed in both the Williamsburg MLS as well as the Newport News/Hampton MLS (REIN). This ensures that your home is available through sites like, and Your home will also appear on my website as a Featured Home. Your home will also have representation through print advertising in The Daily Press, The Virginia Gazette, direct marketing and other outlets. If you are buying, I look forward to helping you find the home of your dreams by taking time to listen to your needs and desires. I am familiar with all of the neighborhoods in the James City County, Williamsburg, Toano, York County, Lanexa and Stonehouse areas. I can help folks new to this area become acquainted with all that it has to offer and gain confidence and comfort during their move. A little about me: I am a 1988 graduate of The University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Economics. Hook 'em Horns! I have earned the "Accredited Staging Professional" credential to help home sellers in staging their homes to sell quicker and usually for more money. I also have the SFR - Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource Specialist designation. I help any client who is struggling with a mortgage to learn options to avoid foreclosure and also help any clients who are in a short sale situation. I love Williamsburg! It is an excellent place to live, and I would love to share my enthusiasm for its many neighborhoods and attributes with you. Please let me help you with your next move. -- Deelyn

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