Category: Homeowners

3 Reasons You Should Have an Open House

  Although online listings are usually the first-stop for potential home buyers, there’s nothing quite like stepping into a home.  Not only do open houses provide the opportunity for home buyers to get a feel of the home, but an open house increases its exposure which increases the likelihood that an open house attendee may be

Identifying & Treating Poison Ivy, Poison Oak and Poison Sumac

With summer comes the emergence of beautiful and harmless plants and flowers, but some of these plants aren’t so harmless.  Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, and Poison Sumac are made of a compound of a colorless, odorless oil that can cause a mild-to-severe skin rash if contact is made with skin.   Hampton Roads and Southeastern Virginia

Hurricane Season Is Here! 5 Ways To Prepare Your Home

5 Ways To Prepare Your Home For A Hurricane #DidYouKnow Hurricane season begins June 1 and ends November 30th? During this time the NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) National Hurricane Center predicts and tracks these massive storms – occurring up to 12 times a year in the Atlantic Ocean. 1. Prevention There are certain measures

Farm To Table: Your #HRVA guide for Home Grown Goodness

Vegetable Garden 101 It’s recommended to start your vegetable garden after the last freeze. For this area, that was around mid-April this year. However, there are still plenty of things you can plant that can be harvested before the next freeze, mid-October. Arugula, for example, only needs a harvest period (from seedlings) of 40 days! You