Learning the Lingo-Listing Agent

We are continuing Learning the Lingo this week with Listing Agent. The listing agent is the real estate agent representing the seller in any real estate transaction. The listing agent’s responsibilities are below: Listing the property in the local MLS. Marketing the property to potential buyers and buyers’ agents. Fiduciary duties to the seller. ProvidingContinue reading “Learning the Lingo-Listing Agent”

Learning the Lingo-MLS

Have you ever been in a situation where a few people were talking about a topic and it sounded as if they were using a foreign language? Maybe they were? How did you feel? Frustrated, confused, ignorant? I have been in that space many times, and I remember before being a Realtor, real estate wasContinue reading “Learning the Lingo-MLS”

COVID-19 Real Estate Changes: Part 1-Video

Times are changing rapidly. COVID-19 is forcing the hands of so many businesses and cultural practices, and it is happening rapidly. We have little choice to adhere to this alterations to our lives, and in many cases they are mere inconveniences. For some though they are life-altering. Over the next few weeks, I am goingContinue reading “COVID-19 Real Estate Changes: Part 1-Video”

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”

Dealing with Financing

As the events of the last few years in the real estate industry show, people forget about the tremendous financial responsibility of purchasing a home at their peril. Here are a few tips for dealing with the dollar signs so that you can take down that “for sale” sign on your new home. Get pre-approved.Continue reading “Dealing with Financing”