Real Estate tips (buying/selling)

Jan. 17, 2017

Is Buying a House in Williamsburg Getting Easier?

Buying a house should be getting easier.

 

For most people who are looking into buying a house in Williamsburg for the first time, the two greatest obstacles appear to be financial, and—for lack of a better word—emotional.

 

Let’s deal with the second barrier right off the bat. Emotional ...

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Jan. 3, 2017

Top 8 New Year’s Resolutions for Williamsburg Real Estate

For most Williamsburg celebrants, the holiday season hasn’t been a single non-stop flurry of activities (even though that’s what sticks in our memories). In fact, the holidays usually include more stretches of free time than we generally experience. Probably because our regular schedules get shredded over the holidays, you can ...

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Dec. 15, 2016

U.S. Home Owner’s Equity Doubles: Here’s How and Why

Diana Olick is a well-known industry writer. Anyone with an interest in Williamsburg real estate can usually find something of value when she comes up with a new entry in her CNBC column (the one with the pun-worthy title, “Realty Check”). This month she commented on the rising housing market ...

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Nov. 15, 2016

A Few New Tricks to Speed Selling Your Williamsburg House

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If you have much experience with selling your house, you probably have your own ideas about what has seemed to be the preparations that made the most difference with the least trouble and expense. Here are three you might not have used before:

 

* Closets – every now and ...

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Nov. 3, 2016

Williamsburg Smart House Gadgets Make Inroads With House Hunters in 2016

A number of “Smart House” products made headway in 2016, so before the crystal ball gets hauled up over Times Square, this is an appropriate moment to review which ones promised relevant real estate applications. Anyone who will be house hunting or selling in Williamsburg VA. anytime soon might want ...

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Aug. 16, 2016

Landscaping helps homes for sale in Williamsburg VA

curb appeal

Homes for sale in Williamsburg VA compete in the marketplace based on the major search criteria that have long been in place: location, architectural style, number of bedrooms and baths, overall size, style, quality, age, etc. 

It’s a given that curb appeal and the property’s other photogenic qualities also ...

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Aug. 5, 2016

Williamsburg VA Real Estate, First Time Homebuyers Basic Tips

 

When it comes to Williamsburg VA real estate first time home buyers should not be afraid to dive into the home buying process, but they should be aware of some basics.

Financial preparation comes first:

For openers, find out what your credit report says. If there are mistakes, it ...

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July 14, 2016

Williamsburg Va Home Buyers and Sellers, consider Home Inspections a Resource not a Roadblock

When you are buying your first home in Williamsburg, understanding the way a home inspection helps facilitate the process will help you to get the most out of the opportunity it represents. It might seem as if the home inspection step is one of those technical legal formalities that only ...

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July 7, 2016

Williamsburg Homeowners: July is Maintenance Checklist Time

 In addition to our Independence, the Fourth of July also marks a sort of mid-year pause. Families with kids have by now shuffled them into summertime activities. All graduates have graduated; the gardens have all been started (and some parts of it, even harvested!). This used to be the season ...

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June 23, 2016

Top 5 Williamsburg Listing Photo Slip-ups Seldom Seen

 

One good way my clients get a head start from the word “go!” is the amount of attention their Williamsburg home sale listing receives. Your listing is by far the most prominent display piece your property will be presenting to the world of potential buyers, it has to ...

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