Stay At Home Improvement: Baseboard Cleaning

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”

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”

#WFH – Day 2

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”

Bold Colors are Back

Light gray. Beige. Pearl. Neutral, neutral, neutral! This is what every homeowner hears when they decorate their homes or prepare them for selling. Using subdued earth tones has become the standard company line from Realtors as it has been considered the least offensive to potential buyers. Walking into a home and seeing Candy Apple RedContinue reading “Bold Colors are Back”

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”