Looking to sell your home? You’re not alone

The real estate market is busier than it’s been in almost a decade. And in this hot market, you don’t really need to spend the hefty agent commissions! It’s your money. You keep it! Before you list with someone, there are a few things you should to know that many agents won’t tell you. First … Continue reading “Looking to sell your home? You’re not alone”

Home Ownership- 5 Expenses You Can’t Avoid

Property Taxes– sometimes called an ad valorem tax, is a tax on real estate and some other types of property. Local governments assess property tax, and the property owner pays the tax. The property tax is usually based on the property location and how much it’s worth. This is your home’s assessed value will likely … Continue reading “Home Ownership- 5 Expenses You Can’t Avoid”

Year End Sales Report for Virginia

Despite the global pandemic and the economic recession, the housing market surged in 2020. Sales activity stalled in the spring, but home sales roared back in the summer and sales activity wassustained through the end of the year. Demand for homeownership has been strong throughout the pandemic, fueled by historically low mortgage rates. The major … Continue reading “Year End Sales Report for Virginia”

Mold Awareness Month & things you should know.

What is Mold? Molds are microscopic organisms present everywhere, both indoors and outdoors. Molds are fungi which break down dead material and recycle nutrients in the environment. Molds need dampness and a food source to grow. Molds gradually destroy whatever they grow on. Mold is bad for your health.  Molds release tiny, lightweight spores which … Continue reading “Mold Awareness Month & things you should know.”

Is a Recession Here? Yes. Does that Mean a Housing Crash? No.

“A recession is a significant decline in economic activity spread across the economy, normally visible in production, employment, and other indicators. A recession begins when the economy reaches a peak of economic activity and ends when the economy reaches its trough. Between trough and peak, the economy is in an expansion.” Click here to read … Continue reading “Is a Recession Here? Yes. Does that Mean a Housing Crash? No.”