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     This home shows like a MODEL and is located on a quiet cul-de-sac street in the heart of the Magnolia Ridge subdivision, conveniently accessible to the community play ground, pool and tennis courts, yet only moments to Virginia Center Commons shopping and restaurants, as well as to the Cross...
07/20/2010
I am a home project, died in the wool, do-it-yourself fanatic, so I believe anyone can take on whatever house improvement task they set their mind to - if they are committed.  What people need to realize is that when I take on a project it's usually because I want to; when a home owner decides to...
06/07/2010
According to investment experts like Warren Buffett and Bruce Norris, as well as many real estate educators and market economists, and even the assistant secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, David Stevens, there is perceived sustainable growth in the housing market. ...
05/12/2010
I love my wife Ann, who is also my business partner; she does all the honest-to-goodness work while I write articles about real estate or the housing market and purport to be an "expert" at something. She is decently civil about the whole thing too, and complements me by saying how we each contri...
03/17/2010
I love the National Association of Realtors; they have stats for everything. If you want to see the latest market stats, trends and projections, I feel this is one of the first websites to visit. For instance they tell you that the number of first-time home buyers rose to 47%, up six percent over...
02/24/2010
 Just this week I attended a "social networking" seminar with four-hundred of my favorite local realtors. It was a company event sponsored by our principal broker, Long & Foster. I'm not sure what was anticipated by the other agents in the room, but I was quite frankly surprised by some of the pr...
02/05/2010
It's snowing! Again!!!  What a week for real estate. Tell people they are snowed in an unable to see homes and the phone starts ringing. They say, "If you ever want to get busy, plan a vacation"; I suppose the forecast for more snow is similar to this concept. But in all honesty, it is probably j...
02/05/2010
Craigslist  Eaton Spec Home in Raleigh - Area 22 $1,194,665.00  598 RALEIGH MANOR RD, RICHMOND, VA 23229 22 Photos 5 Bed, 3.5 Bath5111 SF Tour # 800836   A Custom Home Exerie...
02/03/2010
Craigslist  Brick Cape, Area 30, Richmond, VA $239,900.00  1218 LORRAINE AVE, RICHMOND, VA 23227 32 Photos 3 Bed, 2.0 Bath1575 SF Tour # 2089515   This is a delightfully upda...
02/03/2010
  It's snowing! An appropriate end to the week; we should have winter precipitation once in a while in Richmond to remind us of the change in seasons. And on a Saturday when there is no real pressure to go anywhere, we can attempt to enjoy it a little too. There is also the comfort of knowing it ...
01/30/2010
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