I’ve been a Realtor on the Peninsula for over 25 years and my family has been here since the Yankees burned the records…I’ve lived here all my life and I know the market here as well or better than any agent you’ll find.


Phil with Dad and Brothers


Phil, Lee, and son Gray


The Family Home in Yorktown

About Phil

Born in Newport News in 1952, Phil grew up on Main Street in Colonial Yorktown. He graduated from York High School in 1971, and Averett College in 1975 with a Business Management and Marketing degree. In 1977, Phil obtained his Real Estate Salesman license and began his real estate career with Abbitt Realty. In 1980, Phil successfully completed the required courses and testing to obtain his Real Estate Broker’s license. From 1982 to 1993, Phil owned and managed Shirley and Bowditch Realty. In 1993, Phil associated with Better Homes and Gardens. In 2000, Better Homes and Gardens was bought out by GMAC and Phil terminated the association. Today, Phil Bowditch is an independent broker and maintains an office in historic Hilton Village.

Phil lives in the Riverside area of Newport News with Lee, his bride of 22 years. His son Gray attends Hampden-Sydney College and his daughter Lisa is a senior at Hampton Roads Academy. Phil attends St. Stephens Episcopal Church and is presently on the Board of Trustees of the Yorktown Waterman’s Museum.

Son Gray and Daughter Lisa on The York River


Phil and Lee at Wintergreen


The Hornsby – Bowditch Family 1998


Great Granddad Charlie & other relatives in 1935

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