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       It is Friday of Labor Day weekend 2010. We dogged the "Earl" hurricane bullet and can look forward to a beautiful weekend full of moderate warmth, sunshine and no humidity. It should be a great time to get out and play. I plan to get on the river with my kids and try to forget about real e...
09/03/2010
The House That Pope Built       The Virginia Center for Architecture celebrates two years of bringing architecture to life with the opening of a permanent exhibit on its headquarters building, built in 1919 by architect John Russell Pope, FAIA.     The House That Pope Built includes photographs,...
08/31/2010
   This year is the seventy fifth year that officially marks the foundation of historic preservation in Richmond, Virginia in 1935. Laying the ground work for preservation in the 1920's and 30's, "Mary Wingfield Scott, Elisabeth Scott Bocock, Louise Catterall and Mary Reed contributed significant...
08/31/2010
Great advice for those of us that have trouble with the excess in our lives!No this isn't a commentary on waist lines but instead on the amount of stuff we seem to accumulate.  Over the last few years I have become acutely aware of the clean up and throw out process.  It started when I began down...
08/27/2010
As the nation continues to recover from the effects of a troubled economy, home sizes have trended downward for the first time in three decades. More Americans seem to have also adopted a longer-term perspective, as homes that are smaller in scale are generally more affordable to maintain over ti...
08/27/2010
  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Vicki@bendurepr.com  RICHMOND HOUSING MARKET INDICATES INCREASING PRICES, STABILIZING INVENTORY CHANTILLY, Va., August 26, 2010- The greater Richmond real estate market, including Chesterfield, Henrico, Hanover and Goochland counties and Richmond City, has continued to exp...
08/27/2010
  A Richmond, Virginia neighborhood can be every bit as important as the dwelling itself - at least according those of us polled. The 2009 National Association of REALTORS ® Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers Reported the results of a survey of consumers and real estate agents regarding top influ...
08/23/2010
  Thanks to the efforts of our clients this summer, Virginia Properties contributed 1,185 pounds of food AND over $500 in cash to the Central Virginia Food Bank. As a result, we are able to provide more than 3,600 meals for hungry folks in our area of Richmond. This is a meaningful contribution d...
08/23/2010
 Perhaps my favorite Richmond Virginia architect is William Lawrence Bottomley, although Richmond was not his true home. Bottomley designed numerous meaningful and historically significant homes in Richmond, but it is perhaps a lesser known fact that he contributed to what many might consider a m...
08/20/2010
 NEW Price Reduction!!! Within close proximity to the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Starbucks, and a number of local haunts & restaurants. Ideal urban living the the FAN. A detached Tudor style brick row house tucked into the historic fabric of the Fan, offers 1,554 finished square feet. FIRST FL...
08/18/2010
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