Fireside season is upon us. It’s that time of the year when the glow of a fire provides warmth to a room and a cozy backdrop for sharing special moments with friends and family. Though the fireplace is often the centerpiece of a room, it is an element that homeowners typically don’t consider when designing
ISLE OF WIGHT REAL ESTATE UPDATE The Smithfield and Isle of Wight County Residential Real Estate market is making slow but steady improvements. Home sales in the county are up 7% this year compared with 2013. Last year 338 homes sold through October 2013 versus the uptick in sales this year to 362 in the same
By John Voket In a recent report, we met Louisville area REALTOR® Samantha George, and dug into her practical list of things potential buyers should take into consideration when house hunting. George says being proactive now can help save you lots of time and money in the long run. One of the important considerations George
By Amerika Davis, Managing Broker – Williamsburg The Holiday Season is upon us! Is purchasing a new home on your holiday “to do” list? Believe it or not, our local market will enjoy an uptick of homebuyer purchases through the end of the year. For those of you who currently have your home on the
Have you seen the news? Mortgage rates have dropped to a 16-month low averaging 3.97%. Now really is a great time to buy. If you are looking for Hampton Roads Homes for Sale start your search at www.prudentialtownerealty.com or view our weekly digital magazine for Featured Homes and New Listings.
Nationwide, the typical oceanfront homes or lakefront, single-family home is worth more than double the median value of all homes, and in some communities the median waterfront home could be worth ten or more times the median value of non-waterfront houses, according to a new analysis by Zillow®. In the U.S. at the time of
It is an Open House Weekend! We have more than 60 homes open across Hampton Roads in all price ranges! Find your favorites in our weekly digital magazine or see the complete list at www.prudentialtownerealty.com
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
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
By Deanna Lawley According to the Real Estate Staging Institute, a staged home sells 70 percent faster than a non-staged home. Are your listings staged to sell? Or are you sabotaging the sale? Expert stagers share the most common staging mistakes below. Help your sellers avoid these mistakes so you can sell their home faster.