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Is Your Home Renovation Worth It?

  Owning a home isn’t the American dream, making a home is! If you’re anything like me, moving into your own house means wanting to paint every wall, fill every room, and make some much “needed” improvements. It’s hard not...

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Scott’s Addition to Richmond

  There is something about Scott’s Addition that really resinates with me. It is quant yet bustling, and brings a unique flavor to the RVA scene. Richmond is a history lovers dream, and Scott’s Addition has a very long past....

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Home Buying Dilemma

Should I or Shouldn’t I? Buying vs. Renting in Todays Market. What is YOUR American dream? The dream most people conjure up typically involves owning a home. Is it the same for you? Unfortunately, if you’re anything like most of us, th...

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Battle of Bamboo vs Hardwood

Its time to make the change, but to what? Drab flooring got you down? The craze of bamboo flooring seemed to erupt onto the real estate scene almost over night. It seems like you can’t get through a HGTV show without hearing how this gras...

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Don’t Underestimate the Power of an Accent Wall

Its time for a color change And for Once I’m not talking about my hair Most of my cravings for a style upgrade hit when the weather gets warm, assumingly because the stale, drab feeling of winter has receded and the world fills with brigh...

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Is your Home Ready to Sell

There are a number of factors that influence the sale of your home. These factors include price, terms, condition, location, and exposure.  While your real estate agent is responsible for gaining exposure, all the exposure in the world won...

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The Skinny on the Nest Thermostat

  While at Home Depot recently, I stumbled upon a chic looking gadget called the Nest Thermostat—and it was love at first sight. Nest Thermostat Positives: Apparently your thermostat controls half of your home’s energy. Crazy...

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Cleaning Made Easy

One of the biggest tips I've learned from living with a neat freak is that if you keep up with a routine your house will never get out of hand. I stumbled upon the following chart by Lauren Conrad which breaks down chores into days, weeks, ...

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Pete Wrampelmeier, 2013

In 2013, we were 18 months into trying to sell our Hanover home, obviously without success. We engaged the services of Brittney Cox and her father and we had a contract within a week! I’ve known Brittney since she was in high school and she h...

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Tips for First-Time Homebuyers

Most homebuyers start the process anxious, excited, nervous, and some are downright terrified. It’s natural. A home is the largest and most expensive purchase that most people will make in a lifetime. It can either turn out to be a comple...

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