Learn more about homes in Portsmouth, VA

Welcome to Portsmouth, VA

Portsmouth, Virginia is set on the waterfront of the Elizabeth River, just a short ferry ride from Norfolk, Virginia and a quick 20 minute drive to Virginia Beach. Located directly in the middle of the Hampton Roads, the town is home to the famous Norfolk Naval Shipyard, a site where historic and active Navy ships from all over the country are built, restored and remodeled.

Currently, Portsmouth’s motto is working hard towards making the town the “21st Century City of Choice,” making the town the perfect place for living, working, playing and visiting, for both residents and visitors.

The town of Portsmouth holds strong to values such as: a progressive city government, receptive and amicable city employees, advantageous and safe neighborhoods, the perfect balance of quality and speed of living and a strong focus on the future. These principles result in Portsmouth being a wonderful town to purchase real estate. The selection of housing opportunities is versatile. From newly constructed townhomes and condos to family homes surrounded by lush green pastures, to cottage-like homes with views of the Elizabeth River, the town has a numerous residential real estate options. In addition, the industrial sector Portsmouth is moving at a quick upwards pace. There are many options for industrial and investment real estate.

With neighborhoods filled with unique shopping and dining, community events and entertainment and a variety of museums, the culture and charm of Portsmouth, Virginia make it a wonderful place to purchase real estate.

Portsmouth Home inventory breakdown by property type

Of the 212 homes for sale in Portsmouth, the breakdown of property types is as follows:
58% Single Family, 7% Rental, 3% Multi Family, 1% Land/lot and 31% Other.

58% Single Family
7% Rental
32% Other

Area details, home facts and figures

Homes for sale 212
Average Home Size 1,998 ft² / 186 m²
Price Range ($875 - $564,900)

Weather in Portsmouth

The average high temperatures in Portsmouth range from 49 in January to 87 in July

Average home income in Portsmouth

The average household income of a Portsmouth resident is $61,048 with an average home value of $197,864

Population of Portsmouth

Portsmouth has 96,623 residents.

Home ownership in Portsmouth

The average level of home ownership in Portsmouth is 59%.

Education breakdown of Portsmouth

Education levels of residents of Portsmouth include: highschool 32%, associate 7%, bachelor 12%, graduate 7%.

Households in Portsmouth

Portsmouth has 37,558 homes, built on average 54 years ago.

Information from in and around Portsmouth...

You are Viewing 1 to 20 of 212 homes for sale in Portsmouth. These homes are comprised of Single Family, Rental, Multi Family, Land/lot and Other. The average list price of these property results is 156,158. Prices are shown as US Dollar. For more information on these homes for sale in Portsmouth please contact our member brokerages to schedule a showing or view an open house.

The 212 homes for sale in Portsmouth, VA are represented by 4 member brokerages serving the Portsmouth area. Member brokerages representing the 212 homes include Rose & Womble Realty Company, Howard Hanna Real Estate Services (PA-NY-WV-MD), Long & Foster Real Estate Inc. and Nancy Chandler Associates®.