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This blog contains information about homes for sale in the Williamsburg, Virginia area. There is general information about the local real estate market, advice for home buyers and sellers, and information about things to do in the area.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
In the spring of 2006, I met with a young couple who were in the market to buy their first house.  After searching for a few weeks we found a house that was under construction and in their price range.  After writing up the offer to purchase the house, I gave them the names and contact informatio...
02/26/2018
The following is from a blog I posted in September of 2009:   I guess if you asked most REALTORS® what they remember the most about their first real estate transaction, you would get a wide variety of answers.  The thing that I remember vividly about my first real estate transaction, which took p...
02/25/2018
I have been showing houses to my daughter and her family recently. With two toddlers, a dog and a cat they are bursting at the seams in their starter home. One of the houses that we have seen twice has cabinets and an island much like the ones in my current house.  My grandson has asked me if we ...
02/19/2018
I am a proud MAC owner and I love my I-phone.  Recently, my daughter told me that every time she called me the call would go straight to voice mail.  Then she would call me again and the phone would ring.  Then Walt and a friend confirmed that it was happening when they called as well. I learned ...
02/12/2018
Mortgage lenders often tell buyers not to apply for any loans, such as a car loan or a new credit card during the few weeks between loan approval and the closing.   Buyers also need to avoid making large deposits into their checking or savings account.  When I was preparing to move back to the Wi...
02/12/2018
The past week has been busy with physical therapy, the super bowl and spending time with my family.   With all that happening, I forgot to blog about the successful closing on my rental property, which used to be my primary residence:  Now Walt and I have to decide what to do with the proceeds fr...
02/08/2018
As agents we usually tell our home sellers to cancel all of the utilites so the buyer can put them into their names.  We may sometimes forget to tell them to cancel their homeowner's insurance policy and the chemical applications to their lawn.  I'm guessing that the new owners would appreciate a...
02/06/2018
Hi to all you Active Rain peeps! I had out patient surgery on Tuesday, January 9th to remove a bone spur on my left shoulder which was pressing against my rotator cuff and causing pain. The surgeon had told me that according to the MRI, the rotator cuff was not torn.  He added that if he found a ...
01/12/2018
In 2010, my son, Matt and my grandsons, Paul and Ryan came to visit us in Williamsburg for Christmas.  The boys were ages nine and six at the time. I wanted to make sure that they had plenty of warm clothes since they live in south Florida.  Matt had plenty of warm clothing having lived in North ...
12/31/2017
I hope all of you had a great day yesterday. Walt and I did!   We were busy with family.  We had a great time with two of my three children. My daughter and her two babies were quite excited about Christmas.  Graham, who is my youngest grandson was throwing his arms out to the side and saying "Me...
12/26/2017
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