One of the Shenandoah Valley's most popular festivals -- Valley Fest, held at Massanutten Resort -- celebrates good times with live music, regional wines, a multitude of craft and microbrews, delicious eats, and a wide variety of vendors. It's one of the best ways we can think of to kick start summer. This exciting event has captured audiences far and wide during Memorial Day weekend for 15 years.
It's an exciting time of year in the local real estate market! More sellers are listing their homes, more buyers are writing contracts, and both of these turn into a major upward trend in sales and contracts for the year. Last month, we had seen a nearly 12% increase in sales and almost 23% more contracts. This month, though, we see the market picking up speed with an 18% uptick in sales and -- whoa -- 25% more contracts than last year!
Are you a fan of food trucks? Well, On Sunny Slope Farm is hosting Harrisonburg's first ever Food Truck Fest on April 18th! Several local food trucks, drink vendors, and bands will gather for this premiere event. Check out the great cause that benefits, which vendors will be there, and how you can get your tickets.
The on-going renovation of the Ice House has been a hot topic around town for quite some time now. With the influx of business tenants signing leases in the past several months, we were having a hard time keeping track of who exactly is occupying the space. So, we figured it was time for an update. Check out who's in the Ice House now:
The past month we have had the privilege of enjoying the artwork of Wendy Lam in our downtown office (home of the Wilson Downtown Gallery). We are excited to have her beautiful, brightly colored oil paintings adorning our walls through the month of April.