3021 Vistapoint Rd – Salisbury Home for sale $379,950 Open Sunday 1/25 1-3pm

January 23rd, 2015

3021 Vistapoint Rd - Exterior09Showcase Your Style at this well-appointed stucco transitional resting on nearly an acre in prestigious SALISBURY. This 2-story home with 4 bedrooms and 2½ bathrooms flaunts 2,868 SF of illuminated and refreshed living spaces throughout. The formal dining room dressed with extensive moulding, hardwoods, lighted built-in corner cabinet, and chandelier; family room with gas-lit /brick fireplace, built-ins and direct access; gourmet eat-in kitchen with NEW French 4-door refrigerator, double ovens, tile flooring, corian counters, center cooking island, extensive cabinetry, wet bar, pendant lights and walk-out; and, roomy master suite with huge walk-in closet and private bathroom are just some of the many striking design features. Conveniently situated on a quiet cul-de-sac street in Chesterfield’s most sought after school district and covered by a 2-10 Home Warranty, this jewel is the Perfect Place to call HOME. 3021 Vistapoint Rd - Kitchen20

4108 Wythe Ave – Near West End home in Richmond for sale

January 23rd, 2015
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4108 Wythe Ave Richmond VA 23221

Location, location, location.  We all have heard this mantra before.  But when it comes to Richmond’s Near West End, the location couldn’t be better.  Just minutes from The Fan, Richmond’s museum, restaurants, interstate access and walkable neighborhoods.

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4108 Wythe Ave Richmond, VA 23221

Welcome to 4108 Wythe AveThis 4 bedrooms, 2 full + 2 half baths, colonial-style home is classically designed with a formal dining room dressed with extensive moulding, hardwoods, shutters, and a chandelier; a separate living room with archways, log-burning/brick fireplace and modish, built-in wall shelving; a gracious family room with built-in/under-window wall cabinet, gas/stone fireplace, lighted wet bar with built-ins, recessed lighting, blanketed in brand NEW carpet; a 2nd floor master suite with hardwoods, his & hers closets, dressing area and private bathroom; and, an illuminated eat-in kitchen outfitted with granite, double ovens, cooktop stove, extensive cabinetry and French doors that swing open to a large screened back porch. If your picture perfect HOME is ….filled with natural light and radiant hardwoods ….sitting on a quiet street in the sought after MALVERN area …..prestigiously located in the Mary Munford School Zone ….covered by a 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty ….and a short distance to anywhere you want to go ….you had better HURRY.

Don’t wait! Move up to the home you always wanted in Richmond, VA

January 20th, 2015

Another great article from our friends at KCM.  The graph below is an excellent read to understand your buying power as related to interest rates.  Do you want to wait a year or two to only have to buy a less expensive home for the same monthly payment???

Dream-Home

Now that the housing market has stabilized, more and more homeowners are considering moving up to the home they have always dreamed of. In most areas, prices are still below those of a few years ago. Also, interest rates are still near 4%.

However, sellers should realize that waiting to make the move while mortgage rates are increasing probably doesn’t make sense. As rates increase, the price of the house you can buy will decrease. Here is a chart detailing this point:

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$1 million James River views in Hopewell, VA for $146k

January 10th, 2015

The PACE of Real Estate Group will be listing a home very soon that should have all nature lovers and those who love river views wanting to learn more.  The home is at 405 Ramsey Ave (click link for street view of home) in “A Village”, Hopewell, VA. This neighborhood was built to house the executives, managers and workers of the business in the area. The homes at either end of Ramsey Ave’s two cul-de-sac’s housed the executives while the homes in the middle were for the managers.  405 Ramsey Ave was built as an executive home.  It has 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, living room, dining room, kitchen, walk-up attic, and partial basement all totaling just over 1,800SF.  Heating is thru the oil boiler and hot water radiators and there is no central air conditioning.  But with the presence of the basement and attic, it should be very easy to add a 2 zoned system.

405 Ramsey Ave - river view 3The home is located on a bluff that is just downriver from where the Appomattox River empties into the James River.  On the left you’ll notice is industry located on Water Street and it is visible from the property.  On the right if you look hard you’ll notice cranes loading ships.  But the views that are provided from this property are like no other.  Homes in the city of Richmond with this view easily go from $700k to $2m.

Drive north of Water Street and you’ll quickly land at City Point Park which is adjoined to the Petersburg National Battlefield – City Point Unit.  Move just a little inland is the newly renovated Beacon Theater located at Randolph and Main.  My wife and I saw Brett Michaels from Poison play here (that’s a whole other story…ask me later).

Looking for a second home for weekend getaways?  You’ll be hard pressed to find a home with the character and views that 405 Ramsey Ave can provide.  Of course for the locals of Hopewell, this home is one of a kind and must be seen.

Call John Pace with Keller Williams Realty at 804-545-6613 for more information or you can also reach him at john@ThePACEofRealEstate.com

 

Should I sell my Richmond, VA home now or in the spring?

January 7th, 2015

Clock of  ropeWe’re seeing the benefits of this now.  Just put a $487k home in Richmond’s Near West End under contract in 7 days and just received multiple offers on a $509k home in Richmond, VA city’s southside area.  Don’t wait to list your home when everyone else does (in the spring) and expect your home to stand out.

http://goo.gl/aLhrQc

3005 E Cosby Farm LN – Martins Grant 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. Martins Grant is a private 44 home subdivision just minutes from downtown.

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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.
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