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”

Market Snaps

Keller Williams as rolled out an awesome new tool you will be interested in.  This resource is called Neighborhood Snap.  This powerful tool allows you to have excellent insight into your neighborhood housing market.  You are fully aware, that home buyers and sellers who are unprepared and ill-informed, will miss out on great opportunities, and IContinue reading “Market Snaps”

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”

Capital Gains Tax

Investing in real estate presents numerous opportunities to grow wealth.  Investing is not just purchasing properties to hold and rent or rehab and flip, your primary residence should also be considered an investment.  it is also your primary residence. Owning real estate presents value besides having a roof over your head. The tax implications areContinue reading “Capital Gains Tax”

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”