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Pending Home Sales Decline

Pending home sales eased for the second straight month, but remain 20.6 percent above the cyclical low last June.

By | 2011-03-01T06:00:11+00:00 March 1st, 2011|Real Estate|Comments Off on Pending Home Sales Decline

A Good Time To Buy Your Dream Home at Smith Mountain Lake Part 2

The Wall Street Journal did a front page story last week called Market for Vacation Homes Is On the Rise.  It begins: “Sales in many vacation communities across the U.S. soared last year to levels not seen since boom times, driven by deep discounts, cash purchases and rising stock portfolios.” The article goes on to [...]

By | 2017-03-15T18:50:09+00:00 February 25th, 2011|Smith Mountain Lake|Comments Off on A Good Time To Buy Your Dream Home at Smith Mountain Lake Part 2

Don’t Miss The Activities Around SML

If you live near Smith Mountain Lake chances are you love the water. An obvious attraction for water lovers are boats. That leads me to mention the Southwest Virginia Boat Show which will be happening very shortly! On Feb. 25th through the 27th at the Roanoke Civic Center you can catch sight of every boat [...]

By | 2017-03-15T18:50:09+00:00 February 25th, 2011|Smith Mountain Lake|Comments Off on Don’t Miss The Activities Around SML

A Good Time To Buy Your Dream Home at Smith Mountain Lake Part 1

Many, many buyers we worked with from 2003 to 2006 lamented their lost opportunity to buy waterfront property in the good old days of the late 90s through about 2001.  That was before Smith Mountain Lake was discovered by affluent people all over the East and mortgage money flowed like water over the Niagara spillway. [...]

By | 2017-03-15T18:50:09+00:00 February 25th, 2011|Smith Mountain Lake|Comments Off on A Good Time To Buy Your Dream Home at Smith Mountain Lake Part 1

Upcoming vacancy on the VREB (updated deadline)

If you’re an experienced and serious Realtor® interested in serving on the Virginia Real Estate Board, a vacancy is becoming available. The governor is expected to fill it before June 30, 2011, and VAR will make recommendations. This is not a figurehead position, and it carries a great deal of responsibility — and work. If [...]

By | 2017-03-15T18:50:09+00:00 February 23rd, 2011|Real Estate|Comments Off on Upcoming vacancy on the VREB (updated deadline)

Upcoming vacancy on the VREB

If you’re an experienced and serious Realtor® interested in serving on the Virginia Real Estate Board, a vacancy is becoming available. The governor is expected to fill it before June 30, 2011, and VAR will make recommendations. This is not a figurehead position, and it carries a great deal of responsibility — and work. If [...]

By | 2017-03-15T18:50:09+00:00 February 21st, 2011|Real Estate|Comments Off on Upcoming vacancy on the VREB