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Deborah Baisden of Prudential Towne Realty Installed as 2015 President of the Virginia Association of REALTORS®

Deborah Baisden of Prudential Towne Realty was installed as the Virginia Association of REALTORS®  (VAR) President on October 7, 2014 at the annual VAR Convention held in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Baisden has been a licensed REALTOR® since 1989. She is a consistent, active top producer in the Hampton Roads area and volunteer with her local

Ask the Expert: What Should I Pay Attention to when Buying an Older Home?

Today’s “Ask the Expert” column features Jay Gregg, the Director of Marketing with Pillar To Post Home Inspectors. Q: What are some of the most common defects to be mindful of when buying an older home? And what should be considered when preparing an older home for inspection? A: There’s something about older buildings that

Dress Up Your Home with a Chandelier

Twenty years ago, a chandelier was a sure thing in two rooms in the home – the foyer and dining room. Homeowners today have extended those parameters, using chandeliers as statement-making additions to everything from bedrooms to closets. What’s influencing this trend? “The two-story foyer is essentially disappearing from new architecture,” says Jeff Dross, Corporate

2015 Housing Forecast: Recovery Will Continue Gradually

By Katie Penote Americans’ attitudes toward the housing market continued to soften in August and suggest that housing activity may resume its modest recovery in 2015 after some pullback this year, according to results from Fannie Mae’s August 2014 National Housing Survey. Despite ongoing improvements in the labor market this year, consumers’ view on their