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.
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
By Barbara Pronin The transition from summer to fall means more than the beginning of football season and sending the kids back to school. For a homeowner wanting to sell a home, it means staging it right with fall in mind to make it more appealing to buyers. Here are seven ways to bump up
As previously introduced by my colleague Amerika Davis (Managing Broker for Prudential Towne Realty’s Williamsburg office); I am Regina Scott the Managing Broker for the Peninsula Operation of Prudential Towne Realty. In spirit of “keeping it local” I wanted to share with you the most recent data for our Peninsula Region as of August 31,
Consumer Credits up to $1,575! With Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Towne Realty you could save thousands on your next move with our Military Advantage Program. Our new Military AdvantageSM Program offers unique new benefits for military families on the move. Program Criteria Who Is Eligible? Active Duty Military, Retired Military Reservists / National Guard What Properties Are Eligible?
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