RVA, Restaurants, and Real Estate: Episode 2-Fatty Smokes

In episode 2 of RVA, Restaurants, and Real Estate we head to Fatty Smokes and have lunch with Chris Staples, the EatRP Director of Marketing and Hospitality. Fatty Smokes is an amazing BBQ spot in Downtown Richmond featuring house slow cooked pork, chicken, and brisket. The certified pitmaster, Chef Mike Lindsey leads the way inContinue reading “RVA, Restaurants, and Real Estate: Episode 2-Fatty Smokes”

RVA, Restaurants, and Real Estate: Episode 1 – Hot Chick

Episode 1 has dropped of RVA, Restaurants, and Real Estate. This is an awesome new project where I explore the dining scene this amazing town that has become nationally recognized for what it is serving up. Today we are at Hot Chick, an elevated fried chicken spot inspired by Nashville Hot styles tucked into theContinue reading “RVA, Restaurants, and Real Estate: Episode 1 – Hot Chick”

Relocating to the City

Moving from a small town or suburb to a large city can be an intimidating proposition. Here are a few tips to help make your move as painless as possible. Research before you move. It’s important to understand the culture you’re joining. Do research online and find out about school systems, neighborhoods, parking, weather, publicContinue reading “Relocating to the City”

June 2019 RVA Housing Report

The June housing numbers have been reported for the Richmond-Metro area.  The numbers continue to reflect the one major challenge of the housing market:  inventory.  The inventory in RVA continues to remain small and has shrunk compared to last year.  At the end of June 2018, there were 2,894 homes on the market in Richmond-MetroContinue reading “June 2019 RVA Housing Report”

2019 Q2 Report for RVA

As promised per my IG story (@hezbutler_realtor) I wanted to share a condensed version of CVRMLS’ Quarter 1 Analysis of the Central Virginia Area Housing Market.  You can certainly check out the whole report here, but it is several pages longer than my version below. Let’s start with national and Virginia economy and how itContinue reading “2019 Q2 Report for RVA”

Pocahontas Park

Right in RVA’s back yard is one of VA’s best state parks. Pocahontas Park offers a variety of outdoor recreation over its nearly 8,000 acres land.  It really covers everything from day activities to weekend camping opportunities. Pocahontas Park is located in Chesterfield County and easily accessible from nearly anywhere across the state. The parkContinue reading “Pocahontas Park”

What Do to on Spring Break

FINALLY!  Spring has arrived!  Green is sprouting and flowers blooming.  Time to get outside and go!  Whether you’re looking for some weekend fun or Spring Break activities, here is an awesome list of places to go and things to do! Richmond Flying Squirrels   RVA’s favorite minor league baseball team is back.  The 2019 season startsContinue reading “What Do to on Spring Break”

Wings and Hoops, Where to Get Both?

Its March!   Three of my favorite things happen in March: The housing market picks up. March Madness-NCAA Basketball Tournament Another excuse to eat wings and watch sports. Okay so the last one isn’t isolated to March, I pretty much try and make that happen ALL THE TIME.  But March is certainly a good reasonContinue reading “Wings and Hoops, Where to Get Both?”