Real Estate Investing for $5

Yes, you read that correctly. There are ways to invest in real estate today for as little as $5. We have talked about real estate investment before on this blog. Many people are hesitant to explore this because of the expense upfront, despite the traditional high return on investment. Micro-investing offers a unique approach toContinue reading “Real Estate Investing for $5”

2019 4th Quarter Report

I know! You have been waiting for this since the New Year. Well, it is finally here. Let us take a quick look at what the housing market has done in to close out 2019. We have to zoom out to begin though. We saw the national economy continue to be stable and strong. JobContinue reading “2019 4th Quarter Report”

The Lake

If you have not heard of this project “The Lake,” you need to watch my video. This place is going to have significant impacts on RVA, specifically the Southside. A 105 acres hosting 150K square feet of retail and entertainment, with office space, a hotel and apartments all built around a 13 acre wake lakeContinue reading “The Lake”

Preparing to Sell

Selling your home does not just mean hiring a realtor to stick a sign out front. There are a lot of preparations you should make to ensure you get the best offer possible in the shortest time. Repair. Just because you’ve gotten used to the cracks in the walls and the rattles in the radiatorsContinue reading “Preparing to Sell”

Value of Staging

As you scroll through the home pictures on your phone, hopefully via my app, you can’t help but judge what you are seeing the houses.  Those that look clean and well decorated peak your interest, those that look cluttered or poorly staged, you usually move on from quickly.  The picture paints a million words forContinue reading “Value of Staging”

5 Tips for Buying a Home

Looking to buy a home? Here are five essential tips for making the process as smooth as possible. Get your finances in order. Start by getting a full picture of your credit. Obtain copies of your credit report. Make sure the facts are correct, and fix any problems you find. Next, find a suitable lenderContinue reading “5 Tips for Buying a Home”

Why Do You NEED a Realtor

You know have thought about!  Several times! Whether you’re a buyer or seller, “Can I do this myself?”     “Do I really need a REALTOR®??”   Before you hear the answer, think of these scenarios:   Would you put your own stitches in?     Would you install your own internet?   Would youContinue reading “Why Do You NEED a Realtor”