3005 E Cosby Farm LN – Richmond VA home for sale $509,950

December 17th, 2014

3005 E Cosby Farm Ln_Exterior27Embrace a Leisurely Lifestyle…Living at Martins Grant, a private, no-maintenance community offering year-round activities, walking trails & a lake. Masterfully designed to provide functional spaces, this 2-story, 3 BR, 3.5 BA, 3,426 SF brick Transitional overlooking the Clubhouse is accentuated w/many exquisite features such as a 1st floor Master enSuite, Jacuzzi, rich Hardwood Floors & Inlays, California & Cedar Closets, Iron Banisters, Plantation Shutters, scads of Storage, Moulding & Built-ins and Epoxy Coated Garage Floor. Both the Formal Living w/Bay Window & Dining Room w/Tray Ceiling, as well as the Eat-In Chef’s Kitchen w/Granite, Hand-painted Backsplash, Wine Cooler, Gas Stove, Double Wall Ovens, Cabinets w/Pull-outs & Center Isle designed to dine, lead way to the Family Room w/gas fireplace & Sun Room w/floor-to-ceiling walls of windows & direct access to backyard patio w/Electric Retractable Awning. At the end of the elongated Foyer, French doors are passage to the Office/Study. The 2nd story is accentuated by a stately Sitting Gallery which adjoins 2 additional enSuites, and provides walkup access to the floored & framed-in Attic. 2-10 Home Warranty is in place for 1 full yr.

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Will an Increase in Interest Rates Crush Home Prices in Richmond, Va?

December 10th, 2014

Housing market collapseGood article from our friends at KCM.  Logically it makes sense that as rates go up, prices should drop to keep buyer’s monthly payment the same.  But does it?  Read more below to find out how our real estate market here in Richmond, VA could be impacted by rising interest rates. 

http://goo.gl/WThq1C

9 red flags to watch for when picking a real estate agent

December 3rd, 2014

3832 Houndstooth Ct - Exterior FrontOften, a lot of articles we find online are unrealistic or incorrect.  But this one is pretty good.  I can’t tell you how many times I hear that my cousin or sister or brother’s best friend is a part-time realtor so I’ll use that person to help me buy or sell my next home.  Why would you trust your largest investment with someone who doesn’t know the market or doesn’t know how to market a home?  Look for a realtor like you would look for a doctor.

https://homes.yahoo.com/news/9-red-flags-to-watch-for-when-picking-a-real-estate-agent-003857033.html

 

Single family home for sale in Raintree for sale – $257,950

December 2nd, 2014

10105 Dawndeer Ln _Exterior11Welcome home to 10105 Dawndeer Ln in Raintree, located in Henrico, VA.

Fresh and modern, this rejuvenated 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, 2-story colonial, nestled in the quiet community of Raintree, sports 2,142 SF of newly painted and refinished touches throughout. The formal living room and adjoined formal dining room dressed w/wainscoting, crown moulding and chandelier, feature NEW wood laminate floors. The family room, accented with a classic log-burning, brick fireplace, hardwood floors and plentiful built-in bookshelves, leads passageway to the eat-in kitchen with cooktop stove, NEWLY refinished countertops, lots of cabinets and walk-in pantry. 2nd level, you’ll find the master suite with private shower stall bathroom, 3 add’l bedrooms and a full bathroom. NEW improvements include: HVAC (6 mos), fixtures, countertops, sinks & vanities. Roof is just 4 yrs old. Walking distance to Godwin High School, Deep Run Park, and centrally located to Short Pump. 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty is offered for 1 full year. One of the only homes in the neighborhood with a garage.

 

Either Way, You’re Still Paying a Mortgage – Richmond Real Estate

November 6th, 2014
Couldn’t agree with this more.  Which is why several of my personal tenants here in Richmond, VA have purchased a home thru us.  On a side note, we love helping our client purchase investment properties here in Richmond to help them build residual income.  Call us if you have questions about purchasing an investment property.
http://goo.gl/9QOuFX

5 Reasons You Shouldn’t For Sale by Owner

November 3rd, 2014
Very good article to read if you have considered selling your home yourself in today’s market.  But don’t assume just any Realtor will do.  Make sure to hire someone with a proven track record and the skills to help find the right buyer for your home.
http://goo.gl/DhZQJi

How much will landscaping your home help it sell???

October 15th, 2014

Not sure how they came up with the actual value of improvement, but the big picture is that curb appeal sells and can either help or hurt your home sale. Do you want buyers to be excited when they pull up to your home or nervous about what else they might not like?

http://realtormag.realtor.org/daily-news/2014/10/14/landscaping-boosts-home-values-up-12?om_rid=AACE4d&om_mid=_BUPYfKB89Aezwp&om_ntype=RMODaily15730 Fire Light Pl - Exterior13a

 

Virginia First Time Home Buyers Savings Plan now in effect

July 8th, 2014

Did you know that if you live in Virginia, you can now save for your first home state tax free?  Check out the link below for quick answers and give us a call to discuss more.

http://www.varealtor.com/sites/default/files/FHSP_FAQ.pdf

The PACE of Real Estate Group is hiring! Showing Assistant position

April 8th, 2014

 

 
Our real estate group is growing and we are hiring for the full-time position of Showing Assistant. We are searching for an outgoing and positive person who enjoys spending time with and helping people. This person will be eager to learn, customer service oriented and ambitious with a proven ability to succeed.

This position will be assisting the lead buyer specialist with finding homes that match our buyer clients’ criteria, showing homes to our buyer clients and closing our clients to write purchase offers. This person must have a flexible schedule, be willing to spend a large amount of time driving in the car and be able to analyze clients’ needs to match them to homes. Other responsibilities will include attending home inspections, following-up with buyer clients and scheduling homes to show.

Job Requirements include:
• High School graduate
• Real Estate license (or the ability to obtain one quickly)
• Track record of success

This is a commission sales position with expected earnings of $30,000-$40,000 in the first calendar year and with expected growth increase up to or above $60,000 in the second year.

For more information or to apply, please use the link below.

http://richmond.craigslist.org/rej/4412268045.html

 

New lender guidelines in effect – are you ready?

January 13th, 2014

Here’s a good article from Realtor.com about the new lender guidelines that went into effect the 1st of this year.  Still have questions?  Give us a call so we can put you in touch with an amazing loan officer.

http://realtormag.realtor.org/daily-news/2014/01/10/new-mortgage-rules-roll-out-what-will-be-impact?om_rid=AACE4d&om_mid=_BS0C4cB83nem8V&om_ntype=RMODaily