Effective July 1, the grantor’s tax in Northern Virginia and Hampton Roads will increase.

The legislature passed a 5 cent per $100 increase in Northern Virginia and a 6 cent per $100 increase in Hampton Roads to be used for their regional transportation projects. The Governor’s proposal had included a 10-cent increase in both regions and NVAR successfully lobbied to have theirs reduced to 5 cents. The Realtor® associations … Continue reading “Effective July 1, the grantor’s tax in Northern Virginia and Hampton Roads will increase.”

How the Coronavirus Is Changing How You Sell and Buy a House.

Today many are asking if it’s still possible to buy or sell. Though buying and selling continues in Virginia with more flexibility compared to other states, it isn’t entirely business as usual. Sellers are putting out hand sanitizer and wipes, showing homes using FaceTime, and taking other precautions against the coronavirus. Buyers and sellers are … Continue reading “How the Coronavirus Is Changing How You Sell and Buy a House.”

648 Counselors Way WILLIAMSBURG

4 Bedroom Home Charming detached colonial home in mint condition in the heart of historic Williamsburg. Home listed under appraised value of $560,000, on 02/2020. Short walk to College of William & Mary, Colonial area, Merchants Square. Home is in the sought after Counselor Close neighborhood. First floor master bedroom & bath. Two other master … Continue reading “648 Counselors Way WILLIAMSBURG”

Happy St Patrick’s Day, when millions of people around the world celebrate all things Irish.

St Patrick’s Day is also known as the Feast of St Patrick, and marks the date of the Irish patron saint’s death. St. Patrick’s Day is both a cultural and religious celebration. In the early 17th century, it was made an official Christian feast! But now, people celebrate it all kinds of ways — from … Continue reading “Happy St Patrick’s Day, when millions of people around the world celebrate all things Irish.”

The Amazon Effect: House Hunting in the DC Area’s Hottest Zip Code

Amazon’s move into Arlington County is a big deal for both buyers and sellers in the housing market. Amazon says it will hire 25,000 employees over the next decade. And while demand for housing in that area is high, inventory is low. A trend is indicating that January is the new March when it comes … Continue reading “The Amazon Effect: House Hunting in the DC Area’s Hottest Zip Code”

Thinking of selling your home? Do it before 2020. 

A panel of economic and housing experts sees a dip in house prices on the horizon. The most likely cause for the next recession is trade policy, followed by a stock market correction and geopolitical crisis. Only a few experts think that a housing slowdown will be a significant factor in causing the next recession, … Continue reading “Thinking of selling your home? Do it before 2020. “

Elegant & Profitable Bed & Breakfast at Below Appraised Value

This beautiful custom home can be used as a private home or continue as a thriving, profitable bed & breakfast located on the historic Williamsburg corridor. Over 1 acre of manicured grounds inside the city limits of Williamsburg. Property can be increased to 6 rooms presently 4, for more profitability. Weddings & elopements are routinely … Continue reading “Elegant & Profitable Bed & Breakfast at Below Appraised Value”