By now we know staying at home is not a snow day. Whether you are providing general care for your home or considering an upcoming sale of the property, use this time wisely. There are lots of home improvement activities that we often would let fall to the wayside as they can be meticulous, laboriousContinue reading “Stay At Home Improvement: Baseboard Cleaning”
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”
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”
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”
My zone defense improved today for sure. It was more like I let go of the control and OCD feelings of sticking to the schedule. Which we did adhere to, but with more breaks and chunking (I do remember something from my classroom days). Charlotte, unprompted, wrote letters to her great grandmother and her bestContinue reading “#WFH – Day 3”
We survived! I would scoff at anyone who raised their eyebrows and asked how I handled a classroom of thirty teenagers. It was cake. Sure there was an occassionally raging hormone challenge, but for the most, easy. This 6 and 3 year old on the other hand… Elementary school and day care providers are saints.Continue reading “#WFH – Day 2”
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”
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”
Are mortgages getting cheaper? Check out this video.
What were the key indicators for the housing market in RVA for December 2019?